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Speke Bay Lodge

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Buggenhout, Belgium
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This hotel has 2 managers (Netherlands). The bungalows are very nice, clean and have a big bathroom, nice furniture. Food and drinks at the bar are very good. Very good location with view at the lake Victoria. Boot trips are available, also mountainbikes.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Speke Bay Lodge is in an idyllic spot right on Lake Victoria and has everything you need. The food is ok and there is certainly is plenty of it. However we had steak one evening which was very tough and some of the group had wine that was a bit musty tasting.The Lodge does however seem to lack atmosphere....

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We arrived here after two day in the Serengeti and anxious to have a bit of relax after the park experience and excitment. We found here the perfect place. The cottages are very confortable and with a lot of room in the living area too. They are directly on the Lake Victoria shores and offer a great vista. The personnel...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a night on our way to Musoma and Tarime. Stayed in one of the circle huts which was comfortable. The bathroom is well maintained and had plenty of hot water from the solar heater outside. A nice veranda outside to relax and soak in all the beauty. The fan in the room doesn't quite keep you cool at...

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

After five days of camping it was a blessing to come to this place an enjoy a hot shower. We had no advance booking but we were lucky they had two rooms for our group. We were well received and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and well built and clean bungalows. The food is good and the service friendly. The place...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We booked this lodge through Basecamp Tanzania. Right on Lake Victoria this lodge is in a beautiful area. We were the only people there for the 2 nights we were there. The staff was friendly but it felt odd being the only ones there. We went on a great canoe trip to a fishing village, the highlight of the trip...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We have been staying there already four times and we absolutely love it. Very nice architecture and care with charme. Bungalows are cute with nice terrasse facing the grass and lake victoria. Lobby area and bar at sand beach overlooking lake with nice trees and birds. Enjoy the beach and lake but do not go close to water due to...

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2Thank kathrinwo
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My girlfriend and I completed an eight-day safari from Arusha to the Serengeti, and like many safari-goers, we ended our journey with a night at Speke's Bay Lodge. Each banda -- there are about eight or so at the lodge -- is modern and spacious. They are powered by solar energy and a generator, so at certain times of day...

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2Thank nathanaelgreene
Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Nice location by Lake Victoria. Lots and lots of birds around if bird watching is your thing. The hotel offer and excellent bird walk. We also did the trip around the Lake by boat which was good. Rooms a nice size. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was very nice.

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Sussex, England
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Tucked beneath an enormous tree on the edge of Lake Victoria, surrounded by amazing bird life with far-reaching views out over the lake and stunning sunsets. Beautifully designed cottages with plenty of space, hot water and comfy beds. Food delicious - lots of local fish, friendly staff, great laundry service who weren't phased by mounds of filthy laundry after five...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Speke Bay Lodge

Address: Spekes Bay, Mwanza, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Mwanza Region > Mwanza
Number of rooms: 8
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“Bungalows with view at the lake, tents have a less location.”
qualiphot, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
Mandy1905, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They offer a tented camp too, but it is not on the lake shores”
MauroM16, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“While it is right on the Lake, there is no swimming. The wifi is only available during certain times from the lobby.”
bbellamy2016, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the Lake.”
LynneI1, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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