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Kolkata, India
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A superb place to crash in ARUSHA after a long flight to Tanzania. It's a good business hotel with an excellent restaurant and very friendly staff too. We had the ugali chicken and avocado salad for dinner and it was simple and tasty. Staff was very prompt and efficient. Clean rooms and a great view.

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Mount Meru Hotel is one of the best hotels I have stayed in. It has also been cleared by the U.S. State Department for acceptable security practices. The food is very good and they have very pleasant staff that are always willing to help. If you are in Arusha, Tanzania, this is the place to stay.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Other than the fact that the service can be a bit slow (I ordered for food and waited for a whole hour!!!), the place is fantastic, the food is excellent and great ambiance. The staff are friendly and professional. I would definitely go back when in Arusha.

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Texcoco, Mexico
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The food was fantastic! But much more than the food, extra-special mention of Victoria (I don't know her last name) who found my handbag forgotten in the ladies' room and turned it over to the hotel management with EVERYTHING intact! I hope management recognise and reward her for the ultra-rare gem that she is. On the minus side, staff were...

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Woodside, CA
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Mount Meru seems to be a business hotel, but is definitely on the 'luxe' end of the spectrum for Arusha! The facilities are terrific... we highly recommend a visit to Anthony at the hair salon. Astounding skill with cut, styling and womens' color! Thank you, Tina, for the best shampoo I've ever had. Wow.. still thinking about that head...

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Brasschaat, Belgium
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a modern hotel with clean spaces and rooms. Reception is professional. The outdoor spaces are well appointed and you can have dinner and breakfast outside. The rooms are large and clean with good beds. Bathrooms are also clean but basic.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After a Kilimanjaro climb, I stayed here for one night. It was a welcome change after a week and a half in tents with no shower. The bar, restaurant and veranda were tastefully decorated and clean, and service was good though the dinner buffet was disappointingly mundane as to food quality. My room was excellent. The bed was exquisitely comfortable...

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Plain City, Ohio
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My brother and I stayed here for one night after a Kilimanjaro Climb. After ten days in tents nearly anything was going to be an improvement. The room was pleasant and the bed comfortable, the shower was plenty hot. The atmosphere and grounds were pleasant as well. My only complaint was the buffet dinner was mediocre at best. Breakfast was...

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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The Mount Meru is a great place to stay whilst in Arusha. They have a beautiful pool to relax and unwind after a busy day. The food at the two restaurants is average. (Having said that I am kind of a food snob though) I would certainly stay here again.

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Pinilla, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Good rooms and very clean. Food is ok and there is a nice outside area by the pool. Good starting point for who is going on safaris or to climb Kilimanjaro. Most of the staff very friendly. overall is a good option if overnight in Arusha is a must.

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the place where heaven meets earth, where the rhythm of nature pounds to the beat of an African drum, and where life is all about a revival of the senses. Mount Meru Hotel is situated in the tranquil green area of Sekei, Arusha. The ideal location gives you panoramic views of Mount Meru on the one side and the Gymkhana golf course on the other. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you are invited to take delight in the breath-taking setting, lend your ears to the beautiful sounds of nature meeting civilisation, and touch the heart of Tanzanian highlife and luxury. The city centre and main business area are located nearby and Kilimanjaro international airport is just 50km from the hotel. Services: The Hotel offers a wide variety of business and leisure facilities with wireless internet connection throughout the Hotel. The rooms are an experience of understated African opulence, open space and natural light. The Hotel boasts 4 premier restaurants to tantalize even the most discerning guest’s taste buds. The main restaurant, Meru, offers guests buffet style meals. Fine dining at Duluti is based on a la carte international cuisine combined with local spices, an eclectic blend of tastes and fragrances! Named after Africa’s great lake, Tanganyika Pizza bar is created for you to enjoy a light lunch as you lounge around the pool. The ultimate indulgence at Arabica Coffee Shop is surely their cappuccino. They serve light lunches and a selection of delectable confectionery. You can end your day at the Mawenzi Cigar Bar whilst sampling some of Scotland’s and Cuba’s finest exports. Conference and Banqueting: A wide variety of conveniently sized, air-conditioned business facilities are available. The modern and equipped banquets rooms are perfect venues for meetings, seminars, cocktail parties, dinners and other functions. All conference rooms are fitted with their own sound systems, telephone and wireless connection. Secretarial services, photocopying and fax services are available, as well as spacious areas for breakaway groups. We can also arrange decoration music, lighting and entertainment. Special indoor and outdoor venues are available for high level meetings, cocktail parties and dinners. Mount Meru Hotel won the "Best Luxury Hotel 2011" and Tanzania Info Guide magazine presented this award at the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair 2011. ... more   less 

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Address: Nairobi - Moshi Road | Sekei Area, Arusha 2673, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: ₹ 9,706 - ₹ 17,392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mount Meru Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 178
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#2 Business Hotel in Arusha
#2 Spa Hotel in Arusha
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“Views facing to the mountain”
 of 5 bubbles harvman, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with view of golf course, rear of building”
 of 5 bubbles JimR711, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden view may be better than driveway”
 of 5 bubbles hhl, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Road side room offer Mount Meru view while the southern wing sends your eyes to golf course ground”
 of 5 bubbles ImpatiensTours, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Mount Meru View.”
 of 5 bubbles Mnyamnya, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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