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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Elephant Motel is excellent. It is set among a large grove of trees complete with a troop of monkeys and a pack of mongooses. The rooms are comfortable with good AC and hot showers. Wifi is pretty good. The food is quite tasty. The manager and the staff are very friendly. Really, the grounds are so lovely and quiet....

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Dar es Salaam
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I travel between Dar es Salaam and Nairobi and frequently break up my trip at the Elephant Motel. Same is hardly a tourist destination. It would silly to expect the amenities one would find in Dar es Salaam or Arusha, and so the place would not merit four stars in those places. However, for where and what it is, it's...

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moscow
Reviewed 8 April 2016

There are not touristic destinations nearby, so it is just transit clean guest house. Food is basic. Wi-fi is free but used by locals and very slow, available only in public areas. It is worth to get a short rest.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We stayed here for one night on our wildlife tour of Northern Tanzania to visit the nearby Mkomazi National Park. We were given room 102, basic but clean. The room had a large double bed, table and chair, comfy chair, wardrobe, bedside table, stand for a suitcase and a small old fashioned TV. The bathroom was a good size with...

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Israel
Reviewed 12 January 2016

There is very nice facilities at the hotel. We were camping with our own tant. the camping site is at a very nice spot with many harmful monkeys around. We had a great time and the restaurant at the hotel is very recommendable too.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Neat and clean motel and grounds. Restaurant offers a variety of foods, not everything available. Free wifi. No drive in camping, but places for stand alone tents, with nice ablution facilities(hot water showers). Very welcoming, friendly, helpful staff.

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We had a good stay whilst driving through Tanzania. Both the room and the food were plain and simple, but that was fine. It provided just what it said it would. I would recommend the Elephant Motel to anyone driving that route.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The staff at the Elephant Motel were great - very friendly and helpful. Food was very good, with excellent breakfasts. The grounds were very pretty with vervet monkeys always around somewhere. This is certainly the best hotel in the area. They do have WiFi in/around the lobby which although it's of course slow is pretty remarkable. Our rooms did have...

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belleville
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband and I stayed at Elephant for 3 nights in August, 2015. Our room was clean, comfortable and secure. Staff were polite and helpful. Free wifi in the main area. Our vegan diet was accommodated for all meals, with delicious food freshly prepared. There was a wonderful play area for children (including play equipment and a trampoline) and lots...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

This motel is in need of some maintenance as well as upgrades but it served our needs well as a stop overnight. The bed was rather uncomfortable, but the air-conditioner did work, though the shower did NOT the next morning. The food just was okay, but the staff was friendly and enthusiastic.

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Additional Information about Elephant Motel

Address: Moshi - Dar es Salaam Road, Same, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Same
Price Range: RM89 - RM111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“the camping site is really nice shadowed”
 of 5 bubbles kerenandyonatanb, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles MariaMcKinley, 21 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The best rooms are Suites and executives all with A/C and TV and Free WI-FI”
 of 5 bubbles 366williamsj, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms in the front wing seem to be more modernised than those in the rear wing.”
 of 5 bubbles Balitraveller53, 26 Jul 2012 | Read review
“The right wing has less light and noise.”
 of 5 bubbles SophiaLenferna, 19 Jan 2012 | Read review
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