Must see hotels in Arusha

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    Karama Lodge

    Truly something different, off Onsea–Moivaro Rd on a forested hillside in the Suye Hill area just southeast of town, Karama offers 22 rustic and rather…

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    African Tulip

    The deservedly popular African Tulip inhabits a quiet green side street and successfully combines a safari theme with a genteel ambience. The large rooms…

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    Arusha Coffee Lodge

    Set smack in the middle of a shade-grown coffee plantation and elegant through and through, this is one of the most talked-about properties in Arusha. The…

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    Blues & Chutney

    An intimate and sophisticated boutique B&B on a quiet street southeast of the centre, this place has the feel of a tranquil enclave for people in the know…

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    Mt Meru Game Lodge

    East of Arusha in Usa River and bordering a private wildlife sanctuary that has zebras, ostriches and colobus monkeys, Mt Meru Game Lodge is a wonderful…

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    Onsea House

    This tranquil, classy B&B is run by a Belgian chef whose eye for detail is what makes this such a great place. Rooms each have their own themes, plus…

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    Eight Boutique Hotel

    Upstairs from the elegant restaurant of the same name, this place has classy, large rooms and even better suites for prices that you don't often see in…

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    Mvuli Hotels Arusha

    Not far from the centre, but set in quiet and pretty gardens, Mvuli offers some of Arusha's best midrange accommodation. Rooms are large and comfortable…

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    Kigongoni’s tranquil hilltop perch about 5km past Arusha gives it an almost wilderness feel. Spacious cottages, all with porches, fireplaces and wide…

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    Themi Suites Hotel

    This excellent place is ideal for families or those who want their own spacious serviced apartment with kitchen, dining and lounge area. Apartments have…

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    Arusha Hotel

    One of the first hotels in town (though it barely resembles its former incarnation) and now one of the best, the Arusha's smack in the city centre, but…

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    New Safari Hotel

    Once the favourite of white hunters and their tall tales from the African bush, the New Safari was reborn in 2004 and is the pick of the central midrange…

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    Impala Hotel

    Filling a gap between the small family-run guesthouses and the big luxury hotels, the Impala offers a convenient location, reasonable rooms (ask for a…

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    Spices & Herbs

    The 19 rooms behind this popular Ethiopian restaurant are simple but warm, with woven-grass mats and wooden wardrobes adding character not often found at…

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    Outpost Lodge

    This popular place has a mix of rooms, with the nicest ones in a newer, two-storey building set in lush gardens. There's also a communal poolside…

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    Raha Leo

    This bright, welcoming place has simple but adequate double and twin rooms, some along the corridor, others around an open-air lounge. With hot water and…

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    Flamingo Inn

    This low-key place has sparse but spotlessly clean rooms with fans and nets, a convenient central location, decent breakfasts and friendly staff.

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    Arusha Centre Tourist Inn

    Unremarkable but clean and fairly spacious rooms are on offer here – they're just about fine for the price (ask for a discount anyway), but be prepared…

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    Centre House Hostel

    Run by the Catholic diocese, this no-frills place hosts long-term volunteers and short-term budget travellers. Rooms vary, and several of the self…

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    Arusha Backpackers

    There's a buzz about this place in more ways than one – it's popular for those looking to hook up with other travellers, but the absence of mosquito nets…