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Antwerp
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We visited Arusha several times as our daugther lived in usa-river during two years. We never stayed in Arumeru lodge before. This year we booked a room at the lodge and were very pleasantly surprised by the kindness of the owners and all the staff members. The atmosphere is very quit and the beautiful green gardens give a relaxing feeling.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Jambo, jambo:-))) Quite near of Kilimanjaro airport and about 15 km from Arusha. There are large bar, pool and nice garden with average kitchen. Restaurant has the nice teracce. We stayed two nights at this hotel...

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Helpful management and amazing staff. Easy introduction to Tanzania after a long flight and after a safari. Clean and comfy rooms, lots of animals onsite, safe, great food. Stayed here twice. Has an air of aloofness.

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Thank FraserCarrie
Gatineau, Canada
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

We stayed one night at the Arumeru River Lodge and we were very impressed with the size of the chalet and the service. The food was excellent. The grounds with the animals and birds were great. It was an excellent start to our Safari.

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Thank Louise G
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

We arrived at the Arumeru from Kilimanjaro Airport after an overnight flight from the UK with a connection via Nairobi. The lodges are spacious including a dated though perfectly adequate bathroom. The bed was large and comfortable, and had a mosquito net. We had our first sight of exotic wildlife as a couple of Dik-dik families live on the grounds.... More 

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NSW, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

Located in a quiet spot near Mount Meru this place was a great spot to start our Tanzanian safari. The only issue we had was getting up on the first morning to cold showers as the hot water switch hadn't been turned on. The restaurant was good however the menu was nearly identical on the two separate nights we stayed... More 

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Northampton
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Rooms were clean and comfy, the gardens and facilities were well kept. Food was not that great. Overall we felt that, whilst it was nice to have some rest before starting our safari, we could have done getting closer to parks, etc

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

We travelled to the Arumeru from Kilimanjaro Airport. Its a short drive from the airport which is great after a long overnight journey from the uk. The room was spacious and the bed was large and comfortable. The bathroom is large, if a little dated but perfectly functioning. The lodge is very quiet during the day but we were grateful... More 

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Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

We stayed at Arumeru River Lodge for two nights when we first arrived in Tanzania. It was convenient to the airport, Arusha NP and Arusha town. The rooms were nice and large. The beds were large and relatively comfortable, although the mattress were a little on the hard side for us. The bathrooms were large; the shower offered sufficient hot... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

I stayed here for three nights prior to my Kilimanjaro trek. The lodge was amazing: the grounds are beautiful; the rooms are lovely and very comfortable; the food was very good; and the staff was caring and delightful! I only wish I had stayed here after my climb (successful!), too. Daniel took me on a tour of the town -... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arumeru River Lodge is a great starting point for your Safari. Only 30 minutes from the airport and the city of Arusha it is tucked away behind an old coffee plantation - far away from the everday hazzles.In dreamlike tropical gardens our 29 rooms & suites offer a touch of African Elegance. Visit Arusha National Park or explore the nearby rainforest on one of our exciting half-day excursions that we organize here on the Lodge on short notice. Or, just relax at our large solar heated pool watching the Dikdik antelopes playing in the garden. Get spoiled by our Zansibarioan Chefs with African and international dishes in our Migration's Restaurant and enjoy a drink at the open fire place in our lounge.Our entire team will try their very best to give you a very warm and personal welcome to Tanzania.Karibu!Maren & Torsten(Ownwers & Managers) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arumeru River Lodge

Address: PO Box 46, USA River, Usa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Usa
Price Range: $348 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arumeru River Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Arusha, Tanzania
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