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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Good place to rest and plan your tours while in Arusha. "Fancy" hotel in a really poor city. Stayed here before going to Kilimanjaro and Ngorongoro/Serengueti and there is little probability to find a better place in town. Only problem I can remember of is the electricity cut during the night (maybe a common thing in town).

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Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Spent two nights here at the beginning of 14 day African Safari. The rooms were small but adequate and very clean. We had a beautiful view of Meru Mountain out our window. The staff was most professional and took care of all our needs. Aided with transportation into town (walking was not advised) and loaned and electrical adapter for charging...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Hotel, Lovely Rooms, Ambiance, Beautiful Pool Side, Cafeteria & Many other modern Services to give you a Relaxing Holiday! Located in the Heart of Arusha City! Coming back from your Trip to Serengeti and Ngorongoro, one must stop over this place!

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Lagos
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed at Mount Meru for one night only . Checked in late night andl eft early morning . Room was comfortable and spacious . Breakfast was good. Check In and Check out was smooth . We ordered for room service which was delivered promptly . Perfect restful evening before we began our Safari

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The hotel is very nice with good rooms but when it came to the conference it was really a mess for me on the first day, my room was not ready and noone seemed to know where we were booked, there was a lot of confusion which was rather frustrating, however this was rectified after a lot of shouting. Come...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Large hotel in Arusha. I give it a very good for its beautiful grounds in the middle of the city....and it overlooks the Gymkhana Golf Course. Met a couple of very friendly staff, especially the doorman Sirel. The rest are not friendly but they get the job done. They have a happy hour on Fridays....the BOGO deal really attracts a...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Although not the cheapest hotel on the northern Tanzania safari circuit, this hotel is surely a good place to start or end a safari. It has all the amenities of home and everything works! The breakfast buffet is probably the best in town. Please allow for time to sit down and relax to such a feast! Internet is fast and...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay after a long trip to Tanzania. Rooms were fine and very nice grounds, pool, restaurants etc. only issue was that the showers seemed badly designed such that a flood in the bathroom was almost inevitable and required use of every towel to address the issue. Thought it might have been just put room but others in...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The hotel standards are good, such as the comfort of the rooms, the cleanliness and the pool. The hotel fails in all other aspects, for example the service is very poor, all staff members are in constant bad mood, we had terrible experience in the pool bar with the waitress (double charging, arguing, etc), with the pool lifeguard, with the...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), 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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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $200 - $355 (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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