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The African Tulip

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 4 October 2015

our service started with a great, warm welcome, by the manager, Mr. Anuj Sharma; not as paying guests, but as if we were family. staff was extremely friendly, polite and helpful. they made sure that our needs were all taken care of. we had booked 3 rooms. all of them were very clean, elegantly decorated and had amenities,that we were...

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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Roy safaris set us up here, and it was a good recommendation on their part. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, clean, with very high pressured showers. Such a treat! The food is pretty good, nice variety of coffee drinks in the morning and a great space in the back with a clean pool and quiet very private yard. Can't...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Every now and then you experience service that is memorable for the effort people take - this was our experience at the African Tulip - in particular with the manager Anuj at African Tulip. We unexpectedly needed a night at a hotel in Arusha and stayed here because we had been impressed by it the previous week - indeed a...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We stayed on two different occasions, before and after our climb Kili experience. Our stay at the African Tulip was faultless. Perfect accommodation, committed staff to offer you the most pleasant stay and memorable meals (we loved their Indian dishes). Only minus: having to pay 10 USD for 24h wi-fi.

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NAIROBI
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

With the price to quality ration offered in Arusha this is definitely the place to stay. Clean, large rooms and good service. Didn't get a chance to eat breakfast as I had to leave early the next day. They were happy to clean my room twice in a day. The wifi is good

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We had modest expectations for the hotel but it was better than expected. We were upgraded to a suite. Location was great. Just a short walk (~20 minutes) to town centre with the clock tower. Coffee and beer at the lounge was nice. Dinner was buffet style and very tasty. Service staff were warm and very friendly. One of them...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2015

From the minute you enter this Hotel you are treated like royalty. Nothing is too much trouble. All the staff are so helpful very friendly while being extremely professional. There is in my opinion no other choice in Arusha. There is a pool to cool off in, several places to eat a great breakfast and well appointed clean rooms. We...

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Highland, California
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It seems like Africa but is so comfortable! Our 13 year-old granddaughter's words! We stayed here three nights before embarking on a 6 night safari. What an easy introduction to Tanzania! We liked the decor and the food and the rooms and the small gift shop. Soup each evening was delightful! We had two rooms for the four of us...

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Traveler66
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Our safari company booked us at the African Tulip and we didn't know much about it. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by smiles from everyone in the reception area. It was such a treat to have the staff immediately assist us with our duffel bags, carrying them up the stairs to our room while generally making us feel right...

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maryland
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We went with Odysseys International and were treated very well. Didn't spend much time there because out on safaris , but food and service were quite nice. In quiet area of town...you would never know how busy the town could be from being there since it is secluded.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $306 - $315 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Arusha
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