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Rivertrees Country Inn

near Usa-River village, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012
Jay S Union Grove, Wisconsin
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Union Grove, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The Rivertrees provided just what we were looking for, a nice place to rest up from our long flights from the USA. It is about a 45 minute drive from Kilimanjaro Int'l to the lodge. We were greeted with a cold towel and watermelon juice before being escorted to our room. After a good night's sleep we enjoyed an excellent... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We slept here for a night after a long flight into JRO. The rooms are clean with high ceilings. You are basically on the river so don't be surprised if there are some creepy crawlies in your room at night. The reception and kitchen staff service deserve a special mention as we arrived a little later than expected but they... More

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Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We spent a short night here after a very long flight. We got there after dark and left in the morning before it got light so I can't speak much about the grounds. But, our cottage room was charming. It had a double bed with mosquito netting covering it from ceiling to floor. We had fresh white roses on the... More

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Denver, Colorado
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54 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

This inn was relatively close to the Kilimanjaro Airport and convenient for the first night after our long flight . We had a separate cottage on the attractive grounds with a four-poster bed covered with mosquito netting. The bathroom had a shower stall and insufficient storage for toiletries, but otherwise functional. There was a separate room with a stone bathtub.... More

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Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We stayed 2 nights at he beinning of our trip in this small hotel. Kind reception and welcome drinks. We had 3 rooms in de main house and 2 rooms in the river lodge. The rooms in the main house varied a little in size but were okay. The bathrooms need a little renovation as the shower area was not... More

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

Thank you for your kind review! We were very happy to host you and look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future. We fully agree that the Main House is a great place to stay, but the bathrooms needed some renovation. Therefore, please check out our Facebook page to see what happened yesterday to the rooms you know... More

San Francisco, California
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

We stayed at River Trees at the start of our trip to Tanzania. It was quite a pleasant place to stay. The rooms were clean and quiet with a rustic feeling and the grounds and eating areas were quite pleasant. We also enjoyed the food. I don't think the place had a gym.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We stayed in the Rivertrees country Inn for one night only upon arrival in Tanzania. The hotel is conveniently close to the airport. We had a very pleasant stay. De reception was very friendly, our room spacious and nice in a separate cottage with a huge bed with mosquito net (no luxury because mosquito's are around). The grounds are lovely... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

on the day we landed in Tanzania at Kilimanjaro airport we got to Rivertrees by chance. we have a couple of great day relaxing and enjoying this amazing place. clean room, internet, good food and above all very nice staff. we decided that at the end of our trip we'll return to Rivertrees. in the end of the trip we... More

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Ireland
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36 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

what can i say...apparently prince charles and camilla stayed here so that tells you what it's like. Only stopped for the night on the way to Nairobi but wished i stayed longer. staff were really nice, bedrooms were amazing (make sure you look at the photos, words can't do justice), dinner and breakfast was great.....only downside was the insects since... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

The perfect placd to chill out And get over your jet lag when you arrive Jb Tanzania. Great food, service and setting. They made an extra effort for our honeymoon by putting rise petals all over thd baths and bed. Very sweet. No hesitation in recommending.

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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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