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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived after a long day's travelling and found a lovely petal-filled bath waiting for us! It was a really nice touch and that, coupled with our late dinner that the staff provided for us, really was exactly what we needed after a day on a plane. Thank you!

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Congratulations again on your honeymoon; it was a pleasure having you as our guest and being of service to you. I am pleased to read that you had an incredible experience with us and we thank you for this amazing review. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again soon. Warm regards, Melissa Amsi

Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Africa Tulip was a wonderful venue for the purpose of our in-country training. The rooms are comfortable and the staff are friendly. I was having to run out the door at an early hour every day and they were always ready with my coffee ready! A good experience.

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experiences with us and for this wonderful review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here at The African Tulip and we look forward to welcoming you again the next time that you are in Arusha. Kind regards, Melissa Amsi

amman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel, we stayed here for 2 nights and it was perfect, the welcoming of the staff,the rooms and the restaurant. the rooms are spacious and have this beautiful window seats that overlooks the pool and the beautiful luscious green spaces, they are air conditioned as well. the breakfast was amazing...you could have all kind of fresh fruits,...

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this amazing review, it was a pleasure having you as our guest and I am pleased to read that you enjoyed every aspect of it from the rooms to your dining experience at The Baobab restaurant. I am glad that you appreciate the bay windows in our rooms as well as the pool area and...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We want for a 2 night stop during our Garden Route (and honey moon) and we had an amazing time. The staff was so nice from the beginning, food and rooms absolutely amazings. Ask for Mili, she will take care of you!

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experiences here on TripAdvisor and for this amazing review! I am glad to read that you enjoyed your room, the food at our Baobab Restaurant and the services provided by our staff. Thank you for choosing us and we look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Melissa Amsi

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the period 13 to 29 January, a friend and I stayed at the African Tulip on 3 separate occasions: before a safari, and before and after climbing Kilimanjaro. On each occasion,we received the same wonderful friendly service from all the staff, and were given the same spacious, clean and comfortable rooms. The helpful management team seem to be there...

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guest on all those occasions and we thank you for choosing us for your mountain climbing and safari. I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your room, the services provided by us and that The African Tulip is now your home away from home and we will do all...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found people in Arusha to be more pleasant and enterprising than muwanza or ever Dar es Salaam. Nice hotel nicer food. This is a simple and a small hotel. Nothing to brag about. No lift - so unless you are fit to climb a few stairs. Hotel resturant I don't particularly remember nor the view from my room was...

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at The African Tulip, it was a pleasure having you as our guest. I am pleased to read that you received good service and that you enjoyed the food at The Baobab Restaurant. It is disappointing to read that you did not get a room with a good view and we hope...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here around 10:30 PM after landing on the KLM flight from Amsterdam, and even though it was late we were offered something to eat and drink (just a beer did the trick). We left the next morning, so didn't spend much time here but we really enjoyed our stay. All the staff were very friendly and really made...

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing the wonderful experience that you had here at The African Tulip hotel. I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay, the bar, the breakfast and that you found your rooms to be spacious, clean and comfortable. Thank you very much for this amazing review and we all look forward to welcoming you...

Mumbai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the African tulip on 14th Jan 2017. We landed around 11 pm at the Kilimanjaro airport and reached the hotel after about an hours drive. We left the next morning around 9 so didn't spend a lot of time at the hotel. We were given room number 23 which was an absolutely amazing room....

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this incredible review and for taking the time to share your experiences here on TripAdvisor! It was a pleasure having you as our guest here at The African Tulip and I am pleased to read that it was enjoyable for the both of you albeit it being short. The recommendation is very appreciated and we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but were very impressed by the service, food, and rooms. Restaurant is well decked out in terms of decor and menu range. Indian food is high quality which is hard to find throughout Tanzania. Pool area and bar is very nice. All up, if you have to stay one or two nights in Arusha pre,...

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The African Tulip for your recent stay in Arusha. Your kind and warm words about the food, rooms and our staff are very appreciated as well as the recommendation. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your one night stay with us and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again...

Preston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed for one night as part of our safari in Tanzania. Staff were excellent and the room was huge. We arrived quite late at night but we were still offered some dinner. (However, we opted to just make use of the bar ;)). Overall I would recommend this Hotel and definitely stay here again!

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MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this wonderful review and for staying with us. I am very delighted to read that you enjoyed your spacious room and the services here at The African Tulip. The recommendation is very appreciated and we certainly look forward to welcoming you again many times to come. Kind regards, Melissa Amsi

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The African Tulip is Arusha's premier boutique hotel providing 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The African Tulip

Address: 44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha 1517, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: ₹ 15,298 - ₹ 15,835 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The African Tulip 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
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African Tulip Arusha
African Tulip Hotel Arusha
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Arusha
#4 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
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“Suspect that all are similar -- a newer facility”
 of 5 bubbles 519harryp, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are sea view and nice. Its very little I counted 5 rooms total.”
 of 5 bubbles kekstomas, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“On the back end of the stay we had a suite that had two separate rooms and an adjoining living room area which was a big plus.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyOfFourxo, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the first floor are good to view mount Meru”
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 of 5 bubbles Kilimanjarobrothers, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was in room 12b which was large and nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Toffael, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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