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Legendary Service and Accomodations at Legendary Lodge

Review of Legendary Lodge
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 Sept 2019
The lodge is a series of "cottages" set in a park-like setting in a working coffee plantation. The "cottages" are 1000 to 1200 sq. ft. with large living room, king size bed, generous bathroom and large front porch. The units are air-conditioned. The unites are nicely furnished, clean and very comfortable. Dining is in the main house. You have the choices of eating on the veranda overlooking the large yard, or indoors. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained. The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful and seemed to enjoy hosting your visit. I am only sorry that we did not schedule an extra day to enjoy the facility and relax. This facility is located at the foot of Mount Meru on the NE side of Arusha. Quick access to Arusha airport and downtown Arusha.
Date of stay: August 2019
Room Tip: All of the cottages are excellent choices.
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Reviewed 10 September 2019

If you are traveling to one of the national parks in Tanzania, then make sure you stay at this amazing lodge in Arusha. It is absolutely fabulous. Lovely setting, great food and wonderful, wonderful staff. I felt truly lucky that my wife arranged to stay at this lodge for my big birthday! The staff helped make It extremely special. Perfect for the first two nights before you embark on your safari!!!!

Room tip: all rooms are terrific
Date of stay: August 2019
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Thank Kamlesh D
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Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

This place is beyond amazing. All rooms have some type of view of Mt. Meru. Sunrise with Mt. Meru in the background with clouds hovering just below the peak is awesome.

The staff are an amazing lot. They are very friendly and ready to help at any time. This is a place not to be missed.

Date of stay: August 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank flying_embee
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

We stayed at Palahala lodge for one night before we started our safari in the Serengeti. It is one of the largest
lodges we have stayed in & beautifully appointed. A covered patio looks out on the spacious gardens
where you can see Dik Dik grazing & Vervet Monkeys running around. The room was huge with a large
lounge room & a separate bathroom & toilet. King size bed with mosquito nets. It was very private,
quiet, clean & comfortable. All inclusive gourmet dinner with wide selection of wines & spirits &
breakfast also included. Food was beautifully presented & delicious. All staff were extremely friendly
with very attentive service. My hubby had a cold & they arranged a driver & transport to take him to see
the Doctor at the local Medical Center. Free Wifi with excellent reception.

Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank afong138
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Reviewed 5 April 2019

Legendary Lodge is another "andbeyond" property and it didn't disappoint! When the driver picked us up at the airport to drive us to Legendary Lodge, he mentioned that 95% of the guests stay one night -- on their way to some other place. In our case, we were there for less than 12 hours, but they were soft and fluffy hours. When we arrived at 9pm after a long trip, we were offered dinner. We were tired and the manager, Alena?, offered to just make whatever we wanted and have it brought to our room. We also mentioned we were hoping originally to get some laundry done (when we thought we'd arrive earlier in the day). Once again, the manager said "no problem" and had our laundry picked up before the dinner arrived in our room. The dinner was delicious and had a lovely presentation. In the morning, we were able to see the beauty of the place. The staff was very friendly. The food wonderful. The rooms large and well decorated. The stay was like resting on a soft pillow.

Date of stay: March 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank AuntieMRA
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

There was nothing that could be done to make our stay easier or more comfortable that Alina did not suggest or make happen. While our stay was only one night, it was a very relaxing break from travel. The grounds are lovely with views of Mount Meru.
The food was excellent. The super fast laundry service made things much easier. The beds were comfortable. The rooms were large and well equipped. The staff was friendly. Perfect.

Date of stay: March 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank Limoncelloh
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