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Impala Hotel

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Corner of Moshi & Old Moshi Roads | Kijenge, Arusha, Tanzania
250 8448
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Bustling upscale hotel with all the Western commodities. If you miss your Sheraton or Hilton then Karibu! Not for the backpacking crowd. If you miss the amenities of back home then book here.

Thank John T
Nairobi, Kenya
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Went to the restaurant for luch with family. The children enjoyed the pizza as it was large and delicious, however the chinise (chicken wings and vegetable spring rolls) were not very delicious, they need to improve on the same. The service was abit slow given the place was not very packed. The cost was average and affordable

Thank Beatrice V
Ivy, Virginia
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Returned to the Impala Hotel restaurant for a shared dinner with 6 others.This was my 4th dinner there and returned because the food is good, reasonably priced and it is popular with locals. Everything is prepared in full view. The range of offerings is quite broad and each dish was quite tasty. Service was prompt but there was a wait... More 

Thank pttuva
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2013

First of all all was the welcome from the staff, they made us comfortable. Our room was cozy and warm made the wet and rainy day in Arusha so worth it. Timely Room service throughout. Rooms decor might look dated but it works. Its like an experience you cant recreate elsewhere. The Impala pizza is a must have!

Thank Kerigo
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We stayed here one night when we left our other hotel in the middle of the night because of wedding and birthday celebrations right outside our room. Luckily, the Impala had space. Unlike most places in TZ, the Impala does not offer resident discounts. The room we were given had been renovated but it still felt dirty. There was a... More 

Thank oldoinyo
Guelph, Canada
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I was totally surprised by the amazing indian food at Impala hotel - it is very much worth checking out if you are in Arusha. I went with a group of about 6 people who all ordered different items and were all equally delicious. Price was good (not super cheap, but not expensive), however the service was a little slow... More 

Thank kbeetham
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Had a couple of drinks at the bar, served by an indifferent tender that was more interested to chat with his colleagues than providing a friendly service. Had the feeling l was disturbing. The food was catastrophic; my guest and myself wanted chicken wings as a starter but there we none anymore and where offered to choose an octopus salad... More 

Thank Noel G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The Impala is so conveniently located in Arusha! It is your one stop spot for all your tourism needs. The rooms are smallish but clean & comfortable. The buffet meals are not nec award winning, but very good & filling. And, if you need to climb on a shuttle to Nairobi or Moshi, the Impala is the rendevous point. I... More 

Thank gapwagoners
Arusha, Tanzania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I love the Indian food at the impala hotel. It is just sooooo good and consistent. The service was also very good, and the naan is also delicious it is not too crispy, not too soft but just right. So congratulations to the chefs!!!

Thank Sasha P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Tried the Chicken and Meet Balti with Butter Naan. Comes on Sizzler plates and will feed a group of 5! Nice setting for a family or even a couple finishing of with good food!

Thank ImtiB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Moshi & Old Moshi Roads | Kijenge, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: 250 8448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?