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Old Moshi Road, Arusha Tanzania
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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.
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JustOnTheWay wrote a review Jul 2022
Frankfurt, Germany160 contributions49 helpful votes
For three nights on a business trip this hotel was a good choice. Rooms are spaceous and are equipped with all you need on a short trip. Try to avoid a room towards the Old Moshi Road though, as these rooms are very noise as the windows are old and not soundproof. The wifi connection is fast. The gym is small but offers all you need for a workout after a long day of meetings. The restaurant is quite expensive but the quality is rather average. Also the variety of the breakfast buffet is rather small.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Muste_Sarah wrote a review Jun 2022
London, United Kingdom117 contributions11 helpful votes
The hotel is strategically located away from the buzz of the city centre but still close enough to get things done. Great amenities, I particularly enjoyed the gym and the sauna. The rooms were clean and spacious. The spa massage experience could use a little upgrade. The food was decent and had variety. They had a Ramadan menu catering for Muslims which was quite considerate. The place is great as a business hotel, will need a few adjustments to cater for holiday guests. The staff was well trained and hospitable too.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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rnjn wrote a review May 2022
singapore47 contributions36 helpful votes
The hotel is in the city of Arusha. Being in the city it is still away from the main noise which is very good. The front office and restaurant staff are very warm and friendly. The meals are fantastic. The rooms have everything you need . A great place to relax and also if you are on work. There is a lovely local restaurant (5 mins walk) from the hotel called Uzinguni.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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ralf d wrote a review May 2022
Zurich, Switzerland2 contributions3 helpful votes
I enjoined to relax at the pool with a Coup of fantastic coffee late. Stuff is friendly. The hotel is in close distance to the center. The hotel is very clean. The service and management is very professional.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Ronald A wrote a review Feb 2022
24 contributions3 helpful votes
We spent one night at this luxuary property on our way to Safari. The hotel was outstanding. Well furnished, well maintained, great location. The staff was excellent, professional and friendly. The food in the restaurant was exceptional--very aesthetic, flavorful, well presented, good portions and flavorful. Service was excellent. Would stay here again, and again.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Alexandrer wrote a review Sep 2021
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What a beautiful hotel in Arusha. Very good and clean environment. I would recommend this hotel to each one staying in Arusha. They have good staff, they offer excellent services. Thanks a lot for your service, will recommend you.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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James P wrote a review Aug 2021
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We stayed at the Kibo for four days waiting on valid Covid rest results as the Tanzanian Ministry of Health computer crashed. The staff was excellent. With the covid situation, the rooms and hotel were very clean. One day as I passed the cleaning crew in a room--I saw them sanitizing the dresser drawers. The restaurant was excellent--we met the head chefs and they were so responsive to our questions. The food was excellent. The breakfast buffet was great. The best pizza that we have had in East Africa (we have been coming since 1994 averaging 3 times a year). Julius, the driver for the hotel, was the best. We had not planned to be in Arusha and he helped so much in navigating the city and watching out for my wife and I. The front desk helped us with all the forms needed. The pool area was beautiful! Quiet. Can't say enough about an excellent stay.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Pool side rooms have a beautiful view
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triki1972 wrote a review Aug 2021
Hadera, Israel10 contributions6 helpful votes
I stayed for only one night in a triple room, thereis a small swimmingpool in the hotel....., the room was very nice..., big..., and clean..., TV and frig, they even left some anti moskito wipes, the staff was great and very helpful, the food was great.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Khalid wrote a review Jul 2021
Arusha, Tanzania234 contributions45 helpful votes
I came here for breakfast with a friend. I will start with what could be improved and then talk about what I liked. I must say I was not to pleased with the service at the restaurant . Customer service needs improvement. The waitress acted like didn’t expect to have non-resident customers for breakfast as I asked for the breakfast menu. After we ordered the omelette which was very expensive compared to similar hotels in the city, what was brought to the table was just an plain omelette without the chips and salad that was meant to come with it as per the menu. I told the waitress and she went to fix it. No apology or explanation offered. It was a very uncomfortable experience especially because I am a number one supporter and fan of the Kibo Palace in Moshi and held similar experience here. Perhaps this Arusha one can learn from them. When it came to pay I said I’d like to pay in card and was told to go to reception to do it. At reception I was received well and the transaction went smoothly. What I did like about this hotel. The hotel is beautiful inside and the male staff are very professional. The have facilities like sauna that I look forward to trying. I will give this place another chance hence my generous stars.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Zach Dantz wrote a review Mar 2021
Mexico City, Mexico2 contributions
Lovely oasis in Arusha town, unique location with rustic feel, the lounge and rooms have amazing views, and the staff was extremely friendly. Visited during COVID so very quiet... would Recommend people to go there for leisure.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: Lovely oasis in Arusha town
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Response from Nuru Makia, General Manager at Kibo Palace Hotel
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Thank you for your warm review 217zachd. We appreciate that you had a lovely quiet stay when you visited us. It would be our absolute pleasure to host you again in the future.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kibo Palace Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kibo Palace Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Tanzanite Experience (0.6 km), House of Gems (0.2 km), and Sidai Center Workshop & Retail Store (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kibo Palace Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Georges Tavern, Pablo Picasso Café, and The Blue Heron.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Kibo Palace Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Kibo Palace Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Kibo Palace Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Arusha.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kibo Palace Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kibo Palace Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.