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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Was there for a family vacation/wedding. Big hotel, big/clean rooms and the friendliest of staff ever. Infact i had prebooked my room to share with cousin and split the costs. But last moment he didnt turn up but the hotel were very gracious to give me the same room at a lower rate (even though they were running full!). Later...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

First impressions were promising as we were checked in by our helpful guide. We walked to our room through the tranquil internal garden, an oasis of calm in crazy Arusha. We had a room at the rear of the hotel, overlooking the swimming pool, quite a trek from reception. An extra bed had been shoe-horned into a so ewhat overfurnished...

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Thank Thomas M
Sierra Madre, CA
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our Safari Company, Hoopoe, booked us here for our first night before our safari. We had a great room overlooking the pool. It is an historic hotel over 100 years old and was the hotel the cast from the 60's John Wayne movie Hatari stayed in. They named the bar the "Hatari Bar" which we enjoyed a drink in before...

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Thank Chuck113
Granby, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2016

After two long and one short flight and many hours in airports, in all 38 hours, I finally arrived at The Arusha Hotel at 2:00 am. Service, starting with the check in and ending with the check out 10 hours later, was excellent. Every staff member was helpful, ready to go out of their way and cheerful, making my stay...

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Thank WolfyP
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We spent one night at the hotel before starting our safari. Our room was clean. Bed was good. Service was great. I enjoyed the tour of the garden. Food was good and plentiful. Our room was quiet in spite of being on a noisy street.

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Thank seterry3188
Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights between safaris. It was a good place to relax. The best thing about it was that it was very central and close to the Central Market. A good pool and garden. It was great to stay close to the town.

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Thank EmilyTP
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is an hotel that I have known since childhood. It evokes memories of distant days when a safari to Ngorongoro or the Serengeti began and ended at The Old Arusha Hotel. More recently it has been a place where you would look forward to arriving after a dusty drive and a hard day on site. With this in mind,...

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Thank simon J
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A lovely hotel where we happily spent 1 night. The pool area is clean and pretty. The food is good and the staff are really helpful, Godfrey help us to organizing taxis and helping sort out trips. The location is central so you can easily walk around the main town. I would happily stay here again

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a week at this hotel for business meetings. It oozes history and has lovely ground but the rooms are fairly faded and the food is pretty bland. Not bad but wouldn't choose to stay there again...

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ArushaArusha, Director of Sales at The Arusha Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry for we did not met your expectation please send me an email through marketing@thearushahotel.com att. Irene Sisamo so that we chat I would like to know what happened because it has never happened before to be honest our food is the best in town. regards Irene

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed here for one night before our Tanzanian safari. This is the best hotel to stay when in Arusha. It's a beautiful old property, dating back to 1894, with a sense of style and old-world charm. The rooms are fairly small and basic, but very clean and the beds were really comfortable. An update to the bathrooms especially and some...

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ArushaArusha, Director of Sales at The Arusha Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much you are warmly welcome again .

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic hotel in the heart of Arusha boasting 86 elegant and sophisticated rooms. Facilities include restaurant, bar, lounge, gardens, gym, swimming pool, wireless internet throughout hotel, 24 hour room service, conferencing and business centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Arusha Hotel

Address: Clocktower Roundabout | Corner of Uhuru Road, Arusha 00, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: ₹ 13,613 - ₹ 26,178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Arusha Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Arusha
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#6 Business Hotel in Arusha
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“the rooms facing the grounds and pool were quiet and peaceful. the ones facing the street were quite noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Musiya, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good although some are a distance from the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles GregWB1955, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Had a room facing the pool so it was nice sitting on the balcony to have my coffee .”
 of 5 bubbles Shamtaz, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room facing into the garden, closer to reception than the Swimming pool end s best.”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasM337, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view”
 of 5 bubbles Chuck113, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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