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Rivertrees Country Inn

near Usa-River village, Arusha, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The title of this review pretty much sums the place up. The location of Rivertrees is wonderful, a great place to stay outside of Arusha town in a very relaxing setting. The rooms themselves were also quite nice, though our room had an inexplicably old and rickety ceiling fan that didn't really cool the room down much at night and... More 

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

Dear Kris C, We thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the location, the relaxing atmosphere and the room in general, our shortcomings notwithstanding. It is very unsatisfactory for us when on a few occasions we fail to meet our guest’s expectations, and in your case it seems we owe... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our wonderful travel agent, Timeless Dream Travels, booked our first two nights in Tanzania at Rivertrees. It was the perfect place to recover from our very long journey from the U.S. in time to launch our safari. The rooms are spacious and comfortable with a nice bathroom that includes an indoor and an outdoor shower. The porch overlooking the stream... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rivertrees Country Inn was a wonderful way to start our vacation in Tanzania. We stayed in a lovely cottage, with mosquito netting around the bed, a fireplace (with candles), large bathroom, and pleasant patio with a couch and table. There is an outdoor kitchen that makes delicious food, the couple who manage the inn are available and helpful, and... More 

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

Dear wnmoonkin, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It was our pleasure to look after you and we are happy you had a memorable stay. We are working hard to make sure it is the case for every single of our cherished guest! We hope you came back home with great souvenirs from your whole Tanzanian... More 

West Yorkshire
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54 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here after a horrible overnight flight from UK. We got a wonderful welcome from Delfine the manageress and the place is beautiful, an oasis of calm and beauty. The staff are superb, great food, the most beautiful setting, wildlife on your doorstep. I highly recommend you stay here.

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

Dear LadyDianaIsabella, Thank you very much for your contribution and your great feedback. We know how important it is to relax after a long and exhausting flight before starting a unique Tanzanian experience. We pride ourselves in being a recommended starting point for this beautiful trip. Our wildlife is keeping us happy! We have new "residents" on the property who... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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127 reviews 127 reviews
63 hotel reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, we went on a safari. However, prior to starting our safari, we dropped our extra gear off at Rivertrees. While dropping off our bags and confirming the reservations for our final night in Tanzania, we were in awe of the gorgeous grounds. Quite simply stunning. While we still had a week long safari ahead of us,... More 

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

Dear Forensicsgirl, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay with us. We appreciate your compliments about our gorgeous grounds, comfortable bed and luxurious bedding. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful sleep. However, we are saddened to hear your disappointments about the hot water, Wi-Fi and laundry service. We would like you to know that... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the end of October 2014 at the beginning of our safari. The property is very beautiful and located in a quiet place close to a river. The main lobby and restaurant is open to the outside and very nice, with an open kitchen where you can see the cooks at work. There are some tables... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 11 and so we could have wifi in the room. Very clean and the best shower and water pressure I have had in Tanzania! Bathroom and bed were amazing. The food is excellent, this place is only 40 minutes from the airport so much better then going into Arusha town.

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Coudersport, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights at the start of my 10 day safari in Tanzania. Rooms were nice, set under large shade trees. Ceiling fans kept the rooms cool and comfortable. The grounds were well kept and clean. There is a small pool but I didn't have time to use it. Food was pretty good, not the best I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We where so happy that we showed up 2 days before the start of our 2 week Safari. After the long flight from the East Coast (18hrs) you arrive at Rivertrees's Inn around 10 PM,When you wake up the morning you will hear the birds and the river. The grounds are beautiful and if go over by the bench near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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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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