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The Arusha Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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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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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 9 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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alexdej
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 .

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a lovely hotel where we happily spent a couple of nights. The pool area is clean and pretty. The food is good and the staff are really helpful, organising 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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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The historic hotel and its beautiful gardens (visit with mosquito repellent) is well-located, in front of the Clock Tower and a couple of blocks from the Museum of Natural History, the International Conference Center, and a big Maasai souvenir Market . I just think that USD 24 for their dinner buffet is a little overpriced (for local standards) so try...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Arusha is a very busy, bustling, dusty city, traffic can come to a standstill, street vendors can be relentless, you can easily get lost, but the moment you get inside the gates at the Arusha Hotel, all is well. I've stayed there twice now and yes, like other reviewers have said, it does need a renovation, but overall it's still...

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

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for the time you took to leave a positive review on our property ! and guess what ? Renovations are happening soon ! Please let me know when you are next in Arusha so I can tell you more about the plan ! Looking forward to hosting you again ! Best,

Avon, Ohio
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of the oldest hotels in East Africa, The Arusha Hotel was founded in 1894, halfway between Cairo and Cape Town, this halfway point now marked by a famous clock tower in the circle immediately across from the hotel, has attracted high profile visitors for decades and the hotel is proud to be the place where John Wayne stayed during...

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Northern California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Arrived at Kilimanjaro airport in the afternoon, flying out of Arusha airport the next morning. Thought we'd have a chance to see the a little of Arusha but traffic was so dreadful that it was night by the time we arrived and we were exhausted. The hotel was hopping with lots of people at the bar and restaurant area. We...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Roaches ran from Air Conditioner when we turned it on. Rooms needing upgrades. Passage ways dirty and had overflowing trash cans. Interior and exterior needs paint. Staff was great! Property looks tropical and inviting from the main road. Nearest hotel to Parris Island.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $257 - $465 (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:
#4 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.”
Musiya, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good although some are a distance from the lobby”
GregWB1955, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Had a room facing the pool so it was nice sitting on the balcony to have my coffee .”
Shamtaz, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room facing into the garden, closer to reception than the Swimming pool end s best.”
ThomasM337, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view”
Chuck113, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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