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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2015

When I decided to return to Tanzania there was no other consideration for my Arusha lodging than Hotel Flamingo. Despite the early arrival of 3:30 a.m., someone was there to see to my baggage and get me settled into a room. I noted the addition of TV and an overhead fan in the rooms since my last visit. It was...

Thank Quiltingmamma
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Arriving at the Flamingo hotel we first had an 'oh my god' feeling. The hotel is near one of the 'citycenters' of Arusha. For us it was our second day in Tanzania. So we had to get used to it. Hotel asking $35 for one night 'non resident'. We had a room in front. Better then a room at the...

1Thank THaans
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

We had a one night stopover in Arusha (traveling Dar-Nairobi) and Flamingo proved to be perfect. The young lady at the front desk was super friendly. The price was right on ($35 for double). The room was clean and came with table/chairs, TV, bathroom and balcony. Sure, this isn't a luxury hotel, but it's a fantastic budget option in Arusha....

1Thank wodaley1
Madrid, España
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Nice rooms, clean, but the best value is the staff. We had a problem nothing to do with the hotel and the manager helped us for hours, negociating the price for us and staying all the time next to us until the problem was solved (breakdown of our car)

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

You can't go wrong with the Flamingo. The hotel is basic but absolutely spotless. The staff are extremely friendly and very helpful. It was the staff that really made our stay memorable. For us it was the perfect place to settle back into civilisation after a 6 day camping safari.

1Thank MiroSto
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Stayed in Flamingo around September 2014 with a friend. It's a very basic hotel, but the location in Arusha is good, it's clean and they include breakfast. The owner is a very friendly man, who helped us out in getting touch with the shuttle to the airport. You're in walking distance of the central market, Khan's BBQ restaurant, Big Bite...

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 26 September 2014

As has been said before this place is absolutely spotless. The beds are also great, the showers super hot and the staff very friendly. The owner in particular is very helpful and called up a contact of his to find cheap flights for us. Two things we didn't like. There are at least two mosques next door and they are...

Thank Alex D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This is a great hotel for its price. Good location, 10 mins walk from the tourist centre which is probably a good thing with all the hassles there! Also close to Khan's BBQ and another BBQ place which we felt safe walking to at night time. Rooms are fairly basic and tidy. Hot water showers don't last very long so...

1Thank amilayse
Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Central located in a very secure area in Arusha Town. Clean, polite young staff and well managed by the family who owned the hotel. I met Ian and his manager for discussion on enhancing the hotel quality to deliver good service and advised them as follows: 1. WI-FI should cover all the rooms. During my visit this week, the internet...

Thank dudi_13
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Very good location and spotlessly clean.Good for family, groups or solo travellers. The owner is kind and very helpful too.stayed here with family and had a amazing experience.A very peaceful place to stay.

Thank StinahTina

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Address: Kikuyu St., Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Number of rooms: 29
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“The wifi doesn't work on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles judineni, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the street, then you will have access to a private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles juliesS6739IP, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on 1th and 2nd floor are cooler and quite”
 of 5 bubbles dudi_13, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“It is very close to a few mosques so if you go during Ramadan (as we did), prepare for early morning prayers called out (although this is city-wide and has nothing to do with the hotel itself)”
 of 5 bubbles Jamb0_Bwana, 21 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Maybe try to get a room higher up. Book early if you can because it's often full.”
 of 5 bubbles Damnablewing, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
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