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The Old Farm House

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I chose to spend this easter at Kisolanza (the Old Farm House), in their luxury farm cottage...incredibly cozy and beautiful! Very briefly...we could not have made a better choice. The host, Nicky, gave us great welcoming and was always ready with advises and suggestions on what to do during our stay there. The food served at the...

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Nicola_Ghaui, Owner at The Old Farm House, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. A warm welcome to all others who might find the time to visit the Southern Highlands!

Chitimba, Malawi
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We recently stayed at The Old Farm House in one of their cottages and could not thank them enough for the friendly service, lovely food, South African wine and general hospitality. We travel the road between Malawi and Dar frequently and have camped here before which is without a doubt the best campsite in Southern Tanzania but this time we...

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Nicola_Ghaui, Manager at The Old Farm House, responded to this review

Thank you for always stopping with us and so glad that you enjoyed your luxury farm cottage.

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed in the luxury farm cottage for three nights (halfboard) and it was perfect. If you are traveling to this part of Tanzania there's no way you can miss out on this gem of a property. The owner, Mama Nicky, is warm and welcoming and her staff is amazing. Even moreso the food is fantastic. We were always a...

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Kortrijk, Belgium
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A fantastic and beautiful place, kept by nice people, creating an extraordinary high level of hospitality. This place is the result of 19 years of hard work by Nicky and her team. They crafted a warm and beautiful place, where it's nice to be and to relax. The cottages are very comfortable. The restaurant is great. There are nice short...

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Unfortunately we only stayed one night here but it is worth more, the location is excellent and there is plenty of birds in the area the morning chorus was excellent.The resturant is very atmospheric with mud walls and the food is very good but was surpased by the accomodation, which was 6 star, I would recommend staying here to anyone...

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Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed here as part of our overland tour. We did camping, and the campsite was very nice. The long drop toilet was the cleanest I have ever seen and did not smell. The showers were very hot, with good water pressure and a clean shower area. The accommodated people stayed in stables, how cute is that! The highlight of...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in its cottage for one night recently and loved Its charm, its thatched roof and muddy wall. Its bar has this cool desert kind of atmosphere. Though the shower and wifi were not up to normal standard, it is understandable as a working farm. Everyone seemed to enjoy the roast beef dinner that night.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Stayed here recently as part of an overland tour and I had one of the rooms in the stables. It was nice to stay in somewhere so quaint. The room was small, and would be tight for two people. However the bed was so comfortable and I had one of the best nights sleep of the whole month tour. The...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night with our Nomads tour in one of the little cottages. They were very cute and quaint with comfortable beds, however the hot water was not very hot even though we waited the half an hour they suggested after it was turned on. The meal at the restaurant was great and we loved sitting in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Charming campsite. The rooms were comfortable, cozy and magical. Some of the facilities are not attached to the rooms. That was ok easy walk over and I had the best hot shower from a wood burning pipe. The restaurant and lounge served very tasty local food. Highly recommend.

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The Old Farm House specializes in accommodation from bush camping (1 site for Overland Trucks and a separate site for Private Vehicles) to luxury, with a variety of cozy and clean accommodation in between.Kisolanza is a working farm with cattle, sheep, vegetables, tobacco and flowers. You are free to explore the farm. Place an order for beef, lamb, eggs and fresh vegetables for your onward journey.The Ghaui Family has lived in East Africa for over a hundred years, and are happy to share their knowledge of the area with you.Our Restaurant incorporates the ruins of an old mud building and is famous for it's authentic atmosphere and for the menu of fresh farm produce and garden herbs. The Old Farm House, Kisolanza, is the perfect gateway to your stay in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. We are a days drive from Dar Es Salaam, the borders of Zambia and Malawi, Arusha and about 3 hours from Ruaha National Park. ... more   less 

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Address: Kisolanza Farm, Iringa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Iringa
Price Range: RM175 - RM941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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