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Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We stayed here for one night at the end of our 2 weeks in Tanzania. This lodge is a small oasis on the outskirts of Arusha. Sitting out on the lawn watching the wildlife wander past a few metres in front of you is a very pleasant experience. The rooms are nice, comfortable and large, and the staff are friendly...

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London, UK
Reviewed 24 November 2013

It was great to arrive at the lodge after our long flight from London and see Zebras a short distance from the reception desk and then to hear monkeys in the trees above us. However, the rooms are very dated and tatty, old furniture, holes in mosquito nests, etc. Food was average, but certainly nothing special and we didn't manage...

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intimateplaces, Owner at Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary. I would like to assure you that none of the furniture in any of our guest rooms is more than 10 years old and that much of it is more recent than that. This furniture has however been designed to resemble that which would have been...

Richfield, Ohio
Reviewed 19 November 2013

This is a great place to start your visit to Tanzania. It's quiet, well kept and a short drive from the airport. Best of all you can sit on your veranda and watch the animals they have rescued as you relax and unwind after that long flight to Africa. It's a small older facility with its own charm and an...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stayed here for 1 night after arriving in Tanzania very late at night. The room is minimal as is the bathroom but that's all we needed since we were so tired after a long flight from the US to Paris to Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Airport. It was a welcoming site when we woke up, opened up the curtains and...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Lodging is in cottages which are completely comfortable, though not very spacious. The facility dates to the 1960's and has been continually maintained and updated. The location is beautiful with numerous "rescued" animals in a park immediately adjacent to the cottages. Sitting on the porch and having an Eland walk within feet of you to inspect you, followed by a...

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Chicago, IL
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Torrance, California
Reviewed 19 September 2013

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary is located within 33 acres of mature, well manicured gardens bounded on one side by the tranquil waters of the Usa River and on the other by the private Sanctuary where our wildlife and birdlife reside. This wildlife and birdlife provide many of our guests with their first exciting game viewing experience. The Mount Meru Game Sanctuary was established in 1960 and over the course of the last half a century and more has received rescued animals from the wild. Normally either injured or orphaned, the sanctuary's first priority is always to rehabilitate these animals and to return them to their natural habitat. In cases where this is not possible, they are released into the sanctuary grounds where, joined by an enormous variety of birdlife, they are able to enjoy the unique freedom offered by our very safe environment. By choosing to stay with us, our guests play a very important role in helping these animals since the activities of the sanctuary are financed entirely by the lodge. Mount Meru Game Lodge is extremely fortunate to receive daily visits from troops of Black & White Colobus Monkeys. The Lodge features 15 guestrooms, including 2 suites, which seamlessly blend understated elegance with contemporary style. Our two suites lie generously situated in the garden overlooking the sanctuary. Each with a cozy bedroom and open living area, complete with fireplace. Both rooms offer a private garden gazebo where one can blissfully relax and soak up an atmosphere of well being. The main building of the lodge consists of a reception area, lounge and bar. The lounge, with its enormous picture windows and comfortable furniture, provides for relaxation in intimate surroundings. The bar is well stocked with a wide selection of spirits, beers and minerals which are complemented by a carefully selected collection of wines. To the front of the main building is a terrace which is shaded by enormous old Mango trees and which enjoys magnificent views over mature, carefully tended gardens to the Sanctuary beyond. In the grounds of the lodge can be found an 'outdoor dining room' which consists of a covered makuti restaurant located in our mature a gardens. The garden with its camp fire allows our guests to dine under the African star-lit sky whilst listening to the exotic night sounds. FREE WiFi is available to all visitors in the Lodges' public areas. Throughout its long history, the lodge & sanctuary have been a popular stop over for many VIP's and Government visitors. Various Presidents of African countries, celebrities, entrepreneurs and members of European Royal families have stayed with us. ... more   less 

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Address: Arusha-Moshi Road | Usa River, Arusha P.O.Box 2747, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: £170 - £260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“There are several cottages dotted around the premises. A few are right near a stream providing a pleasant sound of the water!”
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“The furthest lodge was nearest the animals. I loved it.”
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