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Stella Maris Lodge

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The staff and manager great you with a smile and hug. Very friendly and accomdating staff. Basic clean accommodation. Some money of this lodge goes towards a primary school. We stayed there on a layover day. Highly recommend the place. The lodging is basic but very clean. The rooms have Air conditioning.

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Westerbork
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Ultimate Kilimanjaro uses this hotel to accommodate the climbers and this is the reason for my stay in this hotel. The location is pretty much in the middle of nowhere, though it's only a 10-15 minute drive to Moshi. My room unfortunately didn't had a view of the mountain, but it's possible to go upstairs and see the view of...

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Altea la Vella, Spain
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stayed here for one night before and one night after our Kilimanjaro ascent with Kandoo Adventures. We arrived at 10pm to huge welcoming hugs from Teddy Bear and a refreshing glass of fruit juice. We chose to stay here because we liked the fact the hotel supports the school next door. Our room was clean with a mosquito net...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place to stay. Incredible friendly people doing everything to make sure you enjoy your stay. Little school a side and view on the beautiful Kilimanjaro. Great positive vibe around here!!

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Thank jasperguns
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While we didn't stay at the lodge, we stopped here on the way from the airport to our retreat center. We enjoyed a delicious buffet lunch and got to support a great organization. While we were leaving we saw the children at the attached school go to recess and it really warmed our hearts. The food was great, the staff...

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Thank jesuisbeth
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The perfect stay to relax after the kilimanjaro climb. Great staff always very attentive. Lovely and comfy beds. Great food and amazing breakfast. Loved my stay here and thank you to Innocent and Livingstone.

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Nottingham, England
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Stella Maris for two nights before climbing Kilimanjaro and one night after. We were greeted by warm hugs and a very easy check in process. The thing I loved about this hotel was how friendly and warm all the staff were (special shout outs to Innocence and Livingstone). There were hugs a plenty (much appreciated in...

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Thank Sam S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had been in Tanzania for almost 16 days. We climbed Kilimanjaro and took a Safari and we needed to stay one more night in Tanzania before flying home to Seattle. We book at the Stella Maris Lodge. I have to tell you Teddy and her staff are amazing. We arrived late and had a warm greeting with a hug...

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Thank Michael F
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Ultimate Kilimanjaro was a good company for the climb. We didn't spend much time there, and there were issues with water pressure and water generally as it was dry season. The staff were good but there was a language challenge.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a nice but not fancy lodge that seems to cater to people before and after their climb of Kilimanjaro. The hotel supports a school on the property. They also sell a small assortment of souvenirs and paintings that also have a % donated to the school. It is located well outside of town and there is not a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel, conference center, restaurant and bar at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Just 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. All proceeds from the hotel go to fund the adjacent Stella Maris Primary School for orphaned or at-risk children of Mailisita village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stella Maris Lodge

Address: Moshi-Arusha Road | P.O. Box 3041, Moshi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Moshi
Price Range: ₹ 5,098 - ₹ 6,209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stella Maris Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room with a view to Kilimanjaro and the school.”
  • The view from the balcony! The school yard and the mountain!
 of 5 bubbles viktorijarudyte, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a balcony facing Kilimanjaro.”
 of 5 bubbles 584rishid, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor for better water pressure”
 of 5 bubbles sallypilates, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1 floor away from the noisy bar.”
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 of 5 bubbles Jen78703, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with views of Kilimanjaro are best. Other side offers views of garden. All rooms include balconies”
 of 5 bubbles mmadsen51, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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