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Arumeru River Lodge

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  • Excellent46%
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All reviewsdik dikguinea fowlkilimanjaro airporttraveled with another couplefirst nighttwo nightslong flightgrounds are beautifulfun to watchminute drive from the airportgreat bedrelaxing startindividual cabinsnorthern circuitnice gardengreat place to startgreat pool
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

We arrived at the Arumeru River Lodge at the beginning of our safari for two nights. We arrived late in the evening and were met by the couple that owns the lodge as well as friendly staff with a tray of fresh juice. They were...More

Thank MPRH11
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Stayed 2 times.Quiet and close to JRO airport. You pay for being locked safely away from locals in a zoo with dik-diks. Great for kids. Rooms and food are OK but drinks (including water) are overpriced. Free Wi-Fi works in common area.

Thank itonix
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Dik-Diks and quiet enjoyment go hand in hand. Before and after safari weeks, this place is used by Tauch Tours - high end. The German owners are very nice and Torsten in approachable with knowledge in depth on many subjects. They are running a serious...More

Thank steveplotkin
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Dik-diks are small antelopes that walk around this hotel. When we came in at 9pm, and about tripped over them. What a great way to start a trip in Tanzania...Great food, good lodging. Very quiet and yet, close to Arusha. There is a little river...More

1  Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Excellent location to see Arusha NP, which is about 30 minutes drive from here. Staff is friendly and the German owner has a great story to tell how he and his wife ended up here. Dikdiks and bushbabies welcome you to your start of your...More

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Free Internet
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US$ 196 - US$ 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dddoalson
18 July 2017|
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Response from TanzaniaTravellers | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is lots of options in the area - check out local markets, learn something about coffee, you can go horse riding, there is even a golf course close by. Sure that the lodge will help you to organize. Arusha from my... More
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Giorgio C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, regrettably no clue of the cost. our transportation was organised by the tour operator but I confirm it is half an hour drive approximately
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15 June 2016|
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Response from Cheryl Y | Reviewed this property |
If you were with a Safari company, they would pick you up and drop you at the lodge. If you're traveling on your own, you'll probably need to find transportation to the lodge from the airport. You might want to ask... More
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"Find a room with a sunny porch as you are at altitude here and rooms are built to be cool."
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"You are at the mercy of hotel staff - go with the flow and smile."
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"all rooms are quiet; several are down by the old River bed and her somewhat better"
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"I'm guessing they're all identical, so proximity to the lodge might be the only consideration for..."
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