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Rivertrees Country Inn

near Usa-River village, Arusha, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful places I've stayed in. We only spent a night and wish it would have been more. We were a group of 5, mostly family so they gave us the main old house. We were absolutely in love with the place, you just go back in time and enjoy! It's a bit far from... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three days at Rivertrees and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The attentive staff and good food were the highlights along with a visit by two owls at dinner time. The way the staff responded with good humour to a sudden rainstorm of great intensity was really great. All cleaned up in no time! On the minus side, our cottage could... More 

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nc
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rivertrees was a wonderful place to relax and get into Tanzania time. I loved the staff , the food, the Cottage and the overall atmosphere. It was fun to see the monkeys in the trees and the pool was quite refreshing. The music played in the common areas was perfect, just like the wine and service. highly recommend this place.... More 

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chattanooga tn
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights here to rest up from the flights and time change prior to safari. Beautiful relaxing setting with lots of monkeys. We enjoyed the large room and relaxing and resting. The wines were good and we enjoyed the pizza we had for lunch. Also enjoyed meeting the owner who was there from France. Suggestion would be having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Arusha after a long day of travel and were greeted with hot towels and a cold drink. Thomson safaris arranged for our one night stay before we began our safari. Our room was tastefully decorated with lovely furnishings, mosquito nettings, and a large beautiful bathroom. The hot water bottle in the bed was a wonderful surprise! Although... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The location is nice and the surroundings are beautiful. And the room was well appointed and large but our room was really not clean. There were dead insects everywhere. Because of the number of dead bugs, I pulled up the fitted sheet and found that there were dead bugs UNDER the fitted sheet. So they sprayed when no sheets were... More 

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Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear “cpieper”, Thank you for your frank contribution. All feedback is very important to us as it allows us to spot our strengths and weaknesses and improve our service. We are terribly sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. We obviously failed in some crucial areas, which we shall take upon ourselves to rectify. Please accept our sincerest apologies. We... More 

Monduli, Tanzania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I've visited the Rivertrees restaurant on numerous occasions (and it's my favourite place to eat in the whole of the Arusha region) but recently I got the opportunity to stay for the weekend. I cannot fault this place - if you're looking for a beautiful, peaceful get away with a bit of added luxury, look no further..... this place is... More 

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Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear “Balitraveller53”, Many many thanks for your contribution. We are so pleased you had a great time with us! Your feedback is particularly special as you are a regular guest and you know the property for quite a while; we are very glad you noticed that a lot of efforts have been put in it in the last few years.... More 

Seattle, WA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Arrived here late at night after a long flight. Our room, a separate bungalow actually, was huge, clean, luxurious and beautiful with very comfortable 4 poster beds, it's own porch overlooking the river and a lovely bathroom with lots of hot water. It was away from the main lobby/eating area and very quiet. A perfect place to recharge. Breakfast next... More 

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Kihei
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We arrived at the Rivertrees Inn after 30 hours of wakeful travel. Their hospitality to sit and have a refreshing drink while we were briefed on the lodge and surroundings was very comforting. Our cabin was a bit rustic (part of its charm), but super clean and a very comfy bed with the pretty netting curtain around it. We spent... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Like many others, this was our first stop before starting our Tanzania safari. We arrived very late at night after travelling all day and were greeted by friendly staff and a much-needed welcome drink. Our room was lovely, clean and comfortable. Food was great and staff were more than happy to adjust menu to suit my GF dietary requirements. The... More 

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Address: near Usa-River village, Arusha, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Rivertrees Country Hotel Arusha
Arusha Country Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Arusha
#2 Family Hotel in Arusha
#4 Romantic Hotel in Arusha

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