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Kibo Palace Hotel

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Nairoba, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the whole trip though the ending was messed up by Fast jet airline . The hotel is well place and the environment is great. The pool side has a cool atmosphere for a business meeting as you sip the fresh orange juice . I had the buffet at a 45,000/= TSH and the variety was great . The...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Benson, We thank you indeed for your comments expressing great satisfaction from our services. We assure you we will keep on doing better by improving more day after day so keep on planning for your next trip to Kibo Palace Hotel as we shall never let you down. Thank you again and welcome back. Bonny.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sayed here on 2 separate occassions as part of a safari so can't comment on price/value. This is a great hotel. Everything about it is excellent - the rooms, the food and the service. If we are ever in Arusha again we will definitely stay here - highly recommended.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for recommending us the best and showing interest of coming back to stay with us. We shall never let you down indeed as we shall always maintain to be the best. We warmly welcome you back to Kibo Palace Hotel. With regards, Bonny.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the Kibo Hotel is quiet hotel, inside you don't realize that it's part of Arusha, modern clean hotel with great service The rooms are clean and quite, comfy and relaxed beds. i can say this is the Best hotel in arusha

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harrison, We appreciate a lot for your comments as we are happy when you express your satisfaction from our services. We shall even do better and better so kindly keep on staying with us as we maintain to be the best hotel in Arusha. Warm regards, Bonny.

Saint Elmo, Illinois
Reviewed 20 October 2016

DATES OF TRAVEL WAS...AUG 2015...( i cannot seem to get more than a year back with tripadvisors calendar) We have stayed at the Kibo place several times....arriving late in the day and Overnight before starting a safari Very accommodating restaurant and bar rooms spacious and comfortable!. ON the return we just needed to freshen up and what a nice way...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We indeed thank you for your feedback, we also thank you for trusting us by staying with us several times. We shall always keep our services on a high standard for more satisfaction to our customers. Once again thank you and welcome back to Kibo Palace Hotel. Warm regards, Bonny.

Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed at the Kibo Hotel when i visited Arusha on duty. It is a modern clean hotel with great service. The Management are always asking how we like the place and if there is anything they can do for us. They have a nice garden area and swimming pool. The buffet breakfasts are very good. We found menus for...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us while on duty in Arusha, We are grateful for your appreciation on our services provided, we shall always strive to do better and better and never shall we let down our clients. Thank you again for recommending us positively and welcome back to Kibo Palace Hotel. Best regards, Bonny.

Bucharest
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

very well maintained, extremely clean, confortable and quiet hotel. inside you don't realize that it's part of Arusha, the difference to the bustling city and poor residents it's huge. good for a stop before ascending on kilimanjaro

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sabbina, Thank you for your positive comments, we shall always maintain the best standards you have pointed out as we are proud to be one of the best hotels in the world. You are once again warmly welcome to Kibo Palace Hotel Arusha Tanzania. Best regards, Bonny.

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Kibo Palace Hotel is located 15 mins from Arusha city centre. From the moment i drove in the gate, the security check point was nothing but A+ and greet with warm smile. The stuffs were amazing and willing to go beyond to help you. The most amazing part for me were the rooms. They were big, super clean and quiet....

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We have nothing to say rather than thanking you so much for showing the world that Kibo palace is a super place to stay. We indeed deserve what you say about us and we shall keep improving even more and more so expect even better comfort when you come back. You are once again warmly welcome back to Kibo Palace...

Reviewed 20 August 2016

I was invited to lunch at the Kibo Palace and was immediately impressed by the warm and courteous welcome of the staff in the lobby and restaurant. My lunch included soup (it was cold that day in Arusha!) and a beautifully-seasoned Indian fish dish. The food was delicious, and the elegant presentation and service notched everything up to the highest...

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Our happiness always comes from your satisfaction as we are always there to provide the best to you our valued customers. Thank you for your honest comments as we say welcome back for better and better satisfaction. Best regards, Bonny.

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

good rooms , very clean , comfortable , hotel good interior and exterior , nice outdoor seating area , food quality ok , has indoor and pool side bar. staff very helpful and courteous poolside the showing premier football, free wi fi , rooms have safe , shower cubicles bit too tight , hot water 24 hours

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate for your frank observation and comments that proves what we are. We are always there to provide the best for our valued customers as we say welcome again and again to Arusha and Kibo Palace hotel. Warm regards, Bonny.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were only there for one night after our safari in Kenya and Tanzania and the shower was very welcome. The rooms are a bit tired and in need of an update but the staff were quite friendly and the restaurant was terrific. We'd definitely come back to eat again, perhaps not to stay.

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Kibopalacehotel, Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments that will make us improve where we need to do so. Thank you again for your positive comments as we are there to provide you the best service. We real appreciate your promise to come back as we wish you a great time. Best regards, Bonny.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KIBO PALACE HOTEL: Named after the highest peak of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kibo Palace Hotel is one of Arusha's most exciting and innovative luxury hotels. The contemporary and African decor gives this gem in the heart of Arusha a great attitude. The hotel is located 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and a 15-minute walk from Arusha city center and the Arusha International Conference Center. The hotel hosts professionals, the business community and international organizations to a Corporate Networking Cocktail every last Thursday of the month offering them a platform to exchange ideas and enhance businesses and also encourage personal growth for the professionals through inviting great speakers to these event. Kibo Palace Hotel offers a range of diverse facilities for both business travelers and leisure stays. These include:- 77 tastefully designed luxurious guestrooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities to make the stay comfortable.- Fully-equipped conference and meeting facilities which can accommodate up to 150 people, well-appointed with the necessary modern equipment – Wireless Internet, Video Conferencing Facilities, LCD Projectors, State-of-the-Art Audio Visual Equipment and secretarial services.- The Kilimanjaro Restaurant will satisfy the most discerning gastronomic connoisseur with a splash of African, Continental, Asian or Oriental cuisine.- The Lounge Bar at Kibo Palace Hotel is a pleasant and sophisticated meeting place, ideal for an aperitif or an after-dinner drink. The guests can relax and sip wines, champagnes and classic cocktails prepared by expert barmen. The hotel has a happy hour and live entertainment every Wednesday and Friday evening from 05.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.- The Pool Bar is located near the swimming pool with a view of our lush gardens as a sundowner serving a variety of fresh juices and snacks. Recreational facilities include- Outdoor swimming pool set in landscaped gardens.- Health & fitness center with state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam bath and massage parlour.- Arusha Gymkhana’s 9-hole golf course and 7 tennis courts are situated 3 minutes drive from the hotel. Other services: Forex bureau open from 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m., Airport transfers and car hire, VIP airport transfers in luxury vehicles, Gemstones boutique, Event Management, Safari bookings, Wireless internet complimentary for all in-house guests. The beautifully landscaped lush garden around the hotel’s pool area is one of the most prominent venues in town for staging wedding and outdoor functions. We offer a variety of facilities and rooms, specially adapted bathrooms and wider access for wheelchairs, as well as other facilities including parking for physically challenged persons. Kibo Palace Hotel, with its diverse facilities and friendly service, is a preferred destination for international travelers, holidaymakers as well as local businessmen and families. The multinational management team of the hotel is continually strives to provide excellent service maintaining an international standard for all its facilities on offer; all these combine to deliver an unforgettable personal experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kibo Palace Hotel

Address: Old Moshi Road | P O Box 2523, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: RM885 - RM1,120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kibo Palace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#3 Business Hotel in Arusha
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