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4 Serengeti Road, Arusha 1517 Tanzania
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 01/03/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 108 hotels in Arusha
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The African Tulip is Arusha's premier boutique hote, safari themed and provides first-class western luxury with outstanding facilities, personalized service and warm hospitality in a convenient location. The 'Zanzibar lounge & bar' is an ideal meeting place; The Baobab restaurant serves an excellent range of cuisine; 'The Serengeti' Pool & Bar is a fantastic place to relax. Additional facilities include a business centre, conference room & gift shops. It truly is Chic. Unique. and Authentically African!!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Swahili

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Grade: 66 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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jkitaubig wrote a review Yesterday
Arusha Region, Tanzania4 contributions
Great location walking distance to the city, have enjoyed my breakfast the room was a very clean, very quiet location so it was beautiful that paid the value of my money. I am planning on my next visit before the end of this year with four of my business friends.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: rooms have great view of mount Meru and part of the city as well
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mcanna wrote a review 10 Aug
London, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at The African Tulip the night before our Safari began. It was the perfect way to start an amazing holiday. Having travelled some 20 hours to get to Tanzania, it was fantastic to be greeted by smiling faces and a beautifully put together hotel. Thank you!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Marine wrote a review Jul 2022
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We stayed the night we arrived in Arusha prior starting our safari. The personnel is really friendly and professional. It is a lovely quiet place to decompress in the middle of Arusha. The food was good and the buffet was diversified. The accommodation was large, clean and very nice. Hotel definitely to recommend for your stay in Arusha.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Tanya G wrote a review Jul 2022
Winnipeg, Canada30 contributions
Beautiful hotel off the main road. The rooms are a perfect size, very clean with comfortable beds. The staff is amazing and friendly. The food was great, with alot of options. We really enjoyed our time here, would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Marlaree wrote a review Jul 2022
Washington DC, District of Columbia151 contributions52 helpful votes
We stayed here a night before our safari and one night after. We found this hotel very charming, comfortable, and nicely located, on a quiet street. Our first room had a balcony, the second did not. Both rooms were large and had a water filter to use. The staff is extremely friendly and remembered us when we checked in again. Dinners outside by the pool had nice ambiance!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Africa H wrote a review Jul 2022
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The staff at the African Tulip were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is in a great location - within walking distance of downtown Arusha as well as some fun basket shopping around the corner. The rooms are spacious and have many thoughtful amenities. I look forward to staying here again on my next trip to Arusha.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Linda R. wrote a review Jul 2022
Los Angeles, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great place to stay in Arusha, nice pool, service wonderful. Before Safari, a convenient hotel to stop over, nice gift shop, room nice. First room had balcony. Stayed 1 night before and after safaris.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Amali wrote a review Jul 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed a night prior to safari and two nights afterwards. Very impressed with all the staff, always smiling and being of assistance. The food was excellent and a very good spread at breakfast and dinner buffets. We also had lunch on our last day. The cocktails, beers and wine were fabulous and very reasonably priced. The family suite of 21 & 22 suited us perfectly with our two adult sons. A big thankyou to the Team at African Tulip.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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bkkgypsy wrote a review Jul 2022
Kaiserslautern, Germany52 contributions13 helpful votes
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Beautiful hotel and exceptional service. The rooms are tastefully decorated, spacious and clean. The food was delicious. The swimming pool is a welcome retreat from the hot sun. The staff are so nice, helpful and welcoming. The decor was beautiful and really made you feel like you have arrived in Tanzania.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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clifford s wrote a review Jul 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
African Tulip was perfect for my family. We stayed there both before and after our safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro, and Serengeti. Our family had connecting rooms 21 & 22. Perfect setup for our family of two adults and two kids. Customer service was outstanding. Staff that impressed were Mary and Happy in the restaurant, Joyce with laundry service, Shija porter/luggage, Dennis hotel store, and manager Deepak. The staff remembered our names, were professional, efficient, extremely friendly and communicated well. African Tulip is clean, and we felt safe. It was winter, so we didn’t use the pool. Recommend African Tulip 100%
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Good exercise using stairs. Luckily Shija is quick with luggage.
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PRICE RANGE
$175 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
TanzaniaArusha RegionArusha
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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Frequently Asked Questions about The African Tulip
Which popular attractions are close to The African Tulip?
Nearby attractions include House of Gems (0.10 km) and Vivid Green Gems (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The African Tulip?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The African Tulip?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The African Tulip?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The African Tulip?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The African Tulip?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pablo Picasso Café, The Blue Heron, and Hot Tandoor Village Indian cuisine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The African Tulip?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The African Tulip have airport transportation?
Yes, The African Tulip offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The African Tulip located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Arusha.
Are any cleaning services offered at The African Tulip?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The African Tulip offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.