Accommodation In Arusha

ARUMERU RIVER LODGE

Arumeru River Lodge is built on the an old coffee farm and is situated 700 m south of Arusha town on Moshi road, just a 35 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport. It is spread over 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and natural African bush land, bordering on a river lined with precious large old trees.

Accommodation
There are 20 spacious comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms and verandahs in 10 chalets, all on the ground floor. The rooms are designed and decorated in harmony with the main building where the accent is on traditional eco-friendly African architecture.

Facilities
Located in the main building are the following facilities:

* Reception area
* A large fire place in the centre with an African traditional lounge around it for relaxing in the evenings.
* Two restaurants – the main restaurant seating up to 50 guests and the outdoor terrace restaurant for 30 guests; serving exquisite international and African cuisine, à la carte and buffet.
* Cosy Safari Bar stocked with a wide selection of local and imported drinks.
* Boutique and curio shop with clothes, toiletry articles, books, African curios, Tanzanian coffees and teas.
* Large solar-heated swimming-pool with terrace, sunshades, sunbeds and changing rooms.
* Internet facilities for the guests.

ARUSHA COFFEE LODGE

Arusha Coffee Lodge, located 5 minutes from the Arusha Airport,  lies in one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, surrounded by endless acres of berry laden coffee bushes, designed around the original plantation house giving a feeling of the bygone days.

Accommodation
18 plantation houses – are designed around the original houses, lavishly furnished with a split level, fire place and spacious verandah. The rooms have a mixture of 10 twin and 8 double beds, with mosquito netting hanging from a spacious wooden frame.
The décor is earth colours which is the concept used in plantation houses, fire place, wooden floors, low lighting, and woven floor rugs. The bathroom is spacious, with basin, bath tub, shower, hair-dryer and bath robe.

Facilities
The main dining room is spacious, airy and glass windows let in a lot of light looking onto the pond and gardens, giving the restaurant a pleasant atmosphere during the day, and at night, the soft furnishings, lighting, give it a relaxing, warm atmosphere.

The terrace and individual dining decks extend from the main dining room, a pleasant outdoor dining experience and with a pizza oven to add on to simple and refreshing a la carte menu.

The main bar is next to the main restaurant and overlooking the pond, and across from the reception. This has a casual pub like atmosphere and extends out onto a private terrace and gardens.

The conference room has a capacity of 20 pax maximum, U shape or Board Room style.

The lodge is an ideal setting for wedding ceremonies, with the coffee plantation as a backdrop. Wedding packages are tailored for intimate events.

IMPALA HOTEL

Impala Hotel is located in Arusha, on the foothills of Mount Meru, about 30 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

The hotel offers 160 well-furnished rooms which includes; 10 junior suites, 20 executive suites and 10 deluxe suites, all with en-suite bathrooms and 21 inch colour TV. The rooms are spacious, well ventilated and are specially designed to make you comfortable. We have direct dial telephone facility and room- to-room connection.

Facilities
Impala Hotel has four restaurants, each serving different cuisines –

* The Continental restaurant on the first floor serves continental breakfast every morning and serves delicious Tanzanian dishes like the nyama choma.
* The Chinese restaurant facing the lounge serves a haven for authentic Chinese foods.
* The Indian restaurant, an open-air garden restaurant located at the rear of the hotel serves excellent North Indian cuisine and specialized in Tandoor dishes
* The Italian restaurant, facing the swimming pool serves a wide range of impossible to resist, exotically flavoured and topped pizzas.

Our bureau de change accepts a variety of international credit cards and offers the best rates of exchange.

The hotel secretarial bureau offers quality secretarial services – photocopy, telex, fax and telephone facilities.

The hotel has four conference halls, each equipped with TV and video, flip charts, overhead projectors, slide projectors and sound systems, having a capacity to accommodate between 10-350 delegates.

The hotel has two shopping arcade where you can buy all your travel needs.

THE ARUSHA HOTEL

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens with amenities and luxury for the discerning traveler, The Arusha Hotel invites you to a unique 5-Star experience in northern Tanzania. The hotel is located only 2 minutes from the Arusha International Conference Centre. Restored recently, the hotel maintains all of its historical charm, and proudly provides a level of service and style reminiscent of a bygone era.

Accommodation
The Arusha has 86 rooms including 4 suites, 25 deluxe rooms and 57 standard rooms. Elegantly furnished with en-suite bathrooms equipped with bathroom amenities and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room is fitted with satellite television with a selection of channels, hair dryer and an electronic safe. Rooms also have direct dial phones, wireless internet and air-conditioning.

Facilities
At the Arusha, you will find yourself tempted by the wide variety of Local, International, and Asian cuisines. The Porini Terrace, Parachichi Restaurant and Hatari Tavern are great dining and cocktail venues where you can enjoy a leisurely meal, the convenience of a quick bite or relax with a cool drink after a long, hard day.

The Arusha has three function rooms: Jumuika conference room – fully equipped and capable of seating 150 delegates; Kikao Executive Boardroom with the capacity for 15 delegates; Porini Hall – multi-function room that opens out onto the terrace is capable of accommodating up to 300 people. For outside functions there is 3 acres of sprawling lush tropical landscaped gardens, a perfect location to host large number of guests for banqueting, parties and receptions.

The hotel has a large heated swimming pool set in the gardens for the exclusive use of our guests.

Others include

* Business Centre
* Casino
* Shopping

KIBO PALACE HOTEL

Reminiscent of an elegant country manor, Kibo Palace Hotel is located in Arusha, gateway to the world’s most renowned national parks. Located conveniently in the heart of Arusha, it is a 45-minute drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA).

Accommodation
The Kibo Palace Hotel boasts 65 elegantly appointed rooms, including 5 Standard Rooms, 10 Twin Rooms, 40 Executive Rooms, 3 Executive Suites, 3 Deluxe Suites, 2 Family Rooms and 2 Presidential Suites. The guest rooms blend timeless furnishings and modern day conveniences with generous living space.

Facilities
The Kilimanjaro Restaurant, overlooking the pool and beautiful green gardens, offers succulent cuisine with intense flavors. Known for its fine àla-carte and open buffet dining, the restaurant offers a wide selection of African and International dishes.

The lounge bar at Kibo Palace Hotel is a pleasant meeting place, ideal for an aperitif or an after-dinner drink. The guests can relax; sip wines, champagnes and classic or creative cocktails prepared by expert barmen while enjoying Jazz music and evergreens.

Elegantly appointed, fully air conditioned conference rooms are available to host events for up to 100 people, creating endless possibilities for successful meetings, seminars, exhibitions, cocktails and banquets. A large outdoor area set in an oasis of lush gardens, can accommodate up to 400 people. It is an ideal location for weddings, receptions and parties

Located near the pool, the Health and Relaxation Center is a place in where you can totally replenish yourself.

Other facilities include:

* Gemstone boutique
* Bureau de Change
* Airport transfers
* Car hire
* Wireless internet connection

KARAMA LODGE

Karama Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge located in Arusha, situated at the top of lush and serene Suye Hill. It is a unique lodge with a rustic, yet comfortable, ambience providing a personalized service in a relaxing atmosphere.

Accommodation
Twenty-two stilted log cabins offer comfortable en-suite accommodation with a combination of unique comfort and style. Each cabin has its own wooden balcony with comfortable chairs where you can relax and admire the spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru, the Maasai steppes beyond, and the surrounding lush vegetation and birdlife.

Facilities
The restaurant offers spectacular views of Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru. You have the choice of having meals in the semi-indoor dining area or outdoors in the surrounding gardens. Special dietary needs are catered for.

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The bar is open all day for you to enjoy a cool and refreshing drink anytime you please.
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24 hours security system
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International and local telephone services
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Email facilities
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Transportation to town and the airport

Activities

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Bird watching – the garden is home to many different species of birds.
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Exploring the Suye Hill Forest Reserve
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Daytrips to the waterfalls in Olgilai, about 15kms from the Lodge
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Visit the Arusha Children’s Trust Community Project – a trust that aims to help children in the Arusha and Rift Valley regions with education, health and environmental awareness.
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Holistic and healing days massage workshop, Reiki courses, and yoga classed

MOIVARO COFFEE LODGE

Offering fantastic views of Mt. Meru, Moivaro Coffee Plantation is situated between Arusha and Moshi. Forty acres of coffee plantation surround the lodge offering a pleasant atmosphere together with every comfort.

Accommodation
40 picturesque garden single, double or triple cozy cottages set in beautiful gardens, each with their own veranda and all the modern comforts.

Facilities
Up-to-date and high tech equipment is available for hire to use in one of our seven conference rooms, from projectors to an Internet connection.
Other facilities include:

* Swimming-pool
* Children’s play ground
* 2 km nature trail inside the estate
* Volleyball and soccer fields
* Massage room
* Internet facilities

THE NGURDOTO MOUNTAIN LODGE

Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge is located within a lush coffee plantation, 140 acres, with natural streams flowing through the property, from Mt Meru. The lush vegetation and the magnificent views of the snow capped Mt Kilimanjaro and the looming Mt Meru, right in front of the lodge, is an absolutely awesome sight. This lodge is ideally located between Arusha town and Kilimanjaro International Airport, 27 km either way.

Accommodation
The hotel has 139 rooms including: 30 chalets with 60 rooms, 72 rooms in the main building, 7 presidential suites. All rooms have spacious en suite bathrooms, telephones and most of them have Jacuzzis. Some rooms can comfortably accommodate disabled guests and are close to the reception and public areas.

Facilities
Kilimanjaro restaurant, situated on the ground floor with uninterrupted views of both Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru, and the blue azure waters of the swimming pool.

Cane restaurant, located on the second floor has a magnificent view of both the mountains and the lush vegetation as a backdrop giving it a picturesque effect.

BBQ Ranch, this restaurant is outdoors and offers different of grilled meats.
Rafiki Corner, a coffee shop where one can have a tantalizing freshly brewed coffee, or long cold drink and snacks.

From corporate seminars to elaborate functions or wedding celebrations to small meetings, Ngurudoto’s three conference rooms offer state of the art facilities which can accommodate up to 600 pax.

Other facilities include:

* Business centre – internet café & secretarial services
* 9 hole golf course
* 2 tennis courts & badminton court
* Swimming and toddlers pools
* Children’s play area

SERENA MOUNTAIN VILLAGE

Set in the flowered gardens of a coffee farm house and surrounded by rolling coffee bushes, Mountain Village offers wide timbered decks with panoramic views over Lake Duluti.

Accommodation
There are a total of 42 ethnically-styled ‘rondavel’ village-cluster stone-built rooms, each one neatly thatched with ‘Makuti’ stems, lavishly embellished with ‘Makonde’ carvings and comfortably furnished in traditional safari style. The rooms are charmingly appointed with spacious bathrooms, individual verandas and curved French windows giving views onto the tranquil lakeside beauty.

Facilities
The dining room overlooks the lake’s flower-fringed slopes and features an open-air bar area, a relaxed candlelit atmosphere and menu choices that include traditional safari favourites and internationally themed menus alike.
Other facilities include:

* Luxurious beauty treatments and toning massages
* Forex facilities
* Full medical back-up and emergency evacuation facilities
* A wide range of board games plus a full library of books on Africa
* Extensively stocked Africana Gift Shop

Activities

* Morning bird walks around Lake Duluti with our resident naturalist
* Mountain biking around the lake and coffee plantation circuits
* Walking and jogging around the lake and plantation circuits
* Canoeing on the lake in sturdy 2-man canoes
* Atmospheric ‘Sundowners’ idyllically staged on wooded cliffs above the lake’s mirrored waters as clouds of white egret come home to roost in their forest home

MT MERU GAME LODGE

Nestled between the peaks of Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro, 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 Animal Sanctuary.

Accommodation
The lodge comprises 15 double or twin en-suite bedrooms and 2 newly constructed suites. All rooms have a veranda with comfortable chairs where guests may sit to enjoy the peace of the surroundings, soaking up the unique atmosphere of the Lodge and watching the animal and birdlife. The suites are located in their own private garden and are ideal also for families and small groups to whom privacy is very important.

Facilities
The Terrace, shaded by enormous old Mango trees, is an ideal spot for sundowners or just sitting, relaxing and soaking up the unique atmosphere.

The Lounge, with its enormous picture windows and comfortable furniture, provides for complete relaxation in intimate surroundings.

The Bar is well stocked with a wide selection of spirits, beers, minerals and a collection of fine wines.

The Fine Dining Room provides the perfect setting for a relaxing meal.

The Gazebo with its own private terrace provides the perfect venue for both formal as well as informal events.

Mia’s Boutique, for widely sourced, quality goods at very competitive prices

Broadband internet access

Satellite telephone

HATARI LODGE

Hatari Lodge is located adjoining one of Africa’s most beautiful and diverse national parks, situated in a malaria free altitude above 5,000 ft on the northern edge of Arusha National Park, with its un-spoilt views of lakes and craters, its magical rain forests, and Mount Meru.

Accommodation
Hatari Lodge offers 9 comfortably furnished rooms, each with an open fireplace and a spacious bathroom en suite. Each room has been decorated in a retro style, evoking the 60’s and 70’s – the time of “Hatari!” and the beginning of safaris in Tanzania.

Facilities

* The oldest building serves as a large central living and dining room where guests will enjoy delicious cuisine. Here you will find a cozy lounge area and bar with a veranda and viewing deck, as well as a library.

* The breakfast terrace, bordered by sweet smelling acacias, as well as the viewing platform onto the Momella swamps offers impressive views of Mt. Meru, Kilimanjaro and the wildlife from close by.

MOMELLA WILDLIFE LODGE

Momella Wildlife Lodge is situated in the lower slopes of Mt Meru. It is set in beautiful gardens and comprises a village of elegant grey and white two person huts surrounding the main building which houses a restaurant and bar.

Accommodation
Accommodation is offered in 55 hut-style roundavels twin-bedded, comfortably furnished and electric lighting and hot showers.

Facilities

* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

* Swimming pool, Bar and Lounge

* Nightly entertainment at the restaurant

Activities

* Bird watching – over 400 species have been recorded

* Visit the Ngurdoto Crater