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Dar es Salaam Tanzania
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Excellent location in city center, clean nice rooms, very friendly staff. Not a tourist hotel but very good value. Food is OK only. Near very interesting museum and some night life. I have stayed several times and it is reliable with very helpful staff.

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Thank Jerry G
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in this Hotel several time's the experience with the reception staff is always amazing very welcoming on bed and breakfast basis the breakfast is always great with a variety of selection to choose from the seasonal fruits are always carefully selected from the best. The hotel is centrally located within the city centre.

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Thank Hart P
Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I stayed here for three nights and enjoyed my stay. It does not offer much of luxury but it is comfortable place. It would be recommended for business travellers. I also enjoyed the pizza from the downstairs restaurant. They should consider upgrading things like the corridor carpets though. The Wi-Fi was also quite weak.

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Thank Kennedy M
Pasig, Philippines
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant surprise when I walked into my room from a long day in Arusha. The mosquito canopy was brought down by the staff. Was actually trying to figure out how I could bring it down earlier and thankfully it was done for me. Room was cool although I could hear the noise from outside, mostly conversation by the... More 

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Thank GraceFulMeow
NewSafariHotel, Sales & Marketing Manager at New Safari Hotel, responded to this review

We a most delighted to serve to and we are very sorry to hear about the noise of the cars, but we look forward to serve to again. By the management More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

After the bad experience at Mc Ellys hotel we checked in at New Safari Hotel. Water is a major problem, water stopped while showering 😂called reception and I was told to wait 10 minutes and it will be ok. After 10 minutes nothing changed. Service also sub standard. For $100 a night one can find something much better in Arusha.

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Thank nazseedat

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I have stayed at the New Safari many times since 2008. It is important to know that as a single American female who has traveled to TZ many times, I feel the New Safari is one of my homes. While my first trip was nerve-racking (not at all about the hotel, but the stark contract to the American culture), the... More 

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Thank Mountains45
Jalingo, Nigeria
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My experience with the Staff at the hotel makes me long to go back visiting soon. It is located in a central part of the town, walking distance to the AICC, banks, Bureau de changes etc. Right from the time from the Front Desk Staff to the Kitchen/Restaurant Staff, the Housekeepers etc, everyone was helpful, wonderful people I must say.... More 

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Thank Funmiajala
NewSafariHotel, Sales & Marketing Manager at New Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to have you again. More 

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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel and it's neighbor palace hotel have exceptionally bad customer service and fraudulent practices. I would not recommend this hotel. There are many others to pick from in arusha with much better customer service.

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Thank Rajasvini B
NewSafariHotel, Sales & Marketing Manager at New Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, but we are very sorry of what happen on your stay in Arusha. We are not Palace Hotel and we like to know what happen? More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I was in Arusha for a conference and just needed somewhere central for a couple of nights. It lacks the glamour and little touches of the chain hotels but the bed was clean, there's someone on reception 24/7, the aircon worked well, there was good internet access, and plenty of hot water. What more do you need? The breakfast wasn't... More 

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Thank DavidLNewcastle
Johannesburg, South Africa
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116 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Arrived at 4am in the morning ( do not ask why... ). Only hotel in Arusha where someone at reception assisted me ( tried four others but could not get past the front door ). Friendly staff and they really went out their way to assist. Rooms comfortable and recently done. Bathroom spacious and good. Wifi Worked well and TC... More 

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Thank Safari M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Single US $100.00 Double US $125.00 Triple US $180.00 Suite US $220 Front Desk office 24 hour room service Bar Conference facilities Credit cards accepted Car parking Restaurant Phone ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Safari Hotel

Address: Boma Road | PO Box 303, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: £53 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 46
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“I stayed on the second floor and didn't get an opportunity to go to other rooms, so am not sure what the differences would be.”
 of 5 bubbles Funmiajala, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Street is busy ( noisy ) so get a room that face away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles SafariM, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“No further comments - please read my review.”
 of 5 bubbles aleemrajan, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“higher floors are less noicy.”
 of 5 bubbles AustraliaWill52, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“the rooms on the first floor are nicer as if you dont want to use elevetter you can just go to your room via the stairecase.all the rooms are clean,you just need to mention during your booking if you need twin or double then you will get whet you need.”
 of 5 bubbles mwaj_12, 22 Jun 2013 | Read review
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