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The Arusha Hotel

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First built in 1894 and then purchased in 1927 by an American coffee farmer called 'Kenyon Painter', 'The Arusha' hotel has been home to many travelers on their journey from Cape to Cairo. The Arusha, formerly known as the New Arusha Hotel, underwent an extensive renovation and refurbishment program is now the only five star hotel in Arusha town.

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens with all the amenities and luxury for the discerning traveler. The tropical gardens are home to many birds and exotic plants, an ideal setting for wedding receptions and outdoor functions. You can also choose to just relax and enjoy the attentive service by the pool heated for your comfort.

Rooms & Suites:

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 (chargeable) and air-conditioning.

Food & Wine:

Buffet style breakfast and dinners with appetizing contemporary modern cuisine is prepared from the freshest produces, flavored and garnished using only the highest quality. Take an aromatic tour and experience the divine a la carte menu marvelously displayed showing the chefs innovative culinary talent and extensive wine list tempts even the most jaded palate. Afternoon high tea on weekends is a decadent delight!


Casino; Set in the plush surroundings the casino offers the ultimate in gaming facilities, service and atmosphere. Whether its the clatter of a roulette ball as it comes to rest in your winning number, the turn of a card giving you blackjack, or squeezing open a royal flush on poker, nothing can match the excitement of casino gaming.

The Arusha's souvenir shop stocks a large range of high quality of traditional African artefacts as well as sweets, newspapers and international magazines, books, cards, basic toiletries, sun care preparations, souvenirs, dress accessories etc.

The hotel has a large heated swimming pool set in the gardens for the exclusive use of our guests. Of course you don't have to exercise too hard, a swimming pool can be the best form of relaxation after a hard day sightseeing!

  • Hotel Information
  • - Lodge type; Hotel
  • - Location; Arusha Area
  • - Lodge size; 86 rooms
  • - Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
  • Hotel Highlights
  • - Moshi town tour
  • - Kilimanjaro Climbing
  • - Meserani Snake park
  • - Kinukamori Waterfalls (Marangu village)
  • - The Leather factory

  • Per person per night sharing
  • Rates are in US Dollar
  • Rates form part of safari itinerary
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - TANZ; from £ 515
  • USA - TANZ; from $ 1128
  • EUR - TANZ; from € 670
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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