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The African Tulip

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha POB 50, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 32 hotels in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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gabi131 Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in July 2014. Room assigned was clean, large & bright. Bathroom also clean & large. Very pleasant & helpful staff. Indian dishes in dining room excellent & service very good. Staff seemed to be interested in one being happy. Wifi is free if one uses the internet room next to the desk. I... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We landed at KJO in Arusha on a Wednesday evening. Our safari company arranged for transportation from the airport to the African Tulip Hotel. It was dark at 8pm, so it was nice to have the prior arrangement. Upon arrival to the hotel, the front desk staff and owner Mr. Sharma were there to greet us and ensure we had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was perfect for the night we stayed before the safari and after for timing purposes. They were so attentive and welcoming. Hotel towels and welcome beverages were a lovely way to arrive. The beds were hard (as they are almost everywhere), but the hotel was very nice. The staff was incredibly helpful. The managers were so attentive to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, The manager is excelent, the employees are always here for you, the food is lovely. I recommand this place 1h30 up to 2 hours from the airport. The hotel is really close to the town center close to the massaï market. The hotel is clean and beautiful, the room are huge and well equiped...

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Nevada City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family volunteer trip to Arusha wasn't easy, but staying at the African Tulip was a complete delight in every way! In fact, it was one of the best decisions we made. We were always welcomed with the sweetest, and most genuine staff. Their service was the best I have ever experienced at any hotel in all my travels. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed twice either side of our Safari. Why stay here: Attentive Management team which filters to all staff. Very warm welcome and customer focused. High standard of cleanliness & comfort surrounded by plants in quiet, calm location. Excellent selection of food for breakfast and evening meal. Upgraded when the manager discovered it was our honeymoon with petals in the... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a couple of night at the start of the safari, very comfortable rooms with very yummy food. The pool was lovely to just relax in on any spare time you might have. Thank you very much

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the African Tulip prior to climbing Kilimanjaro and going on safari. The staff were amazing, extremely friendly and always willing to assist. They cleaned our boots after returning from our climb late in the afternoon and washed our clothes ready for our safari the following morning. We were even upgraded to a mini suite after spending 7... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After two long flights to get to Tanzania. We were driven to Arusha from Kilimanjaro airport and we stayed here. It appeared to be a very nice place but didn't stay long enough to get a chance to fully enjoy. Rooms were big and nice. Would stay here again when going to Arusha

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The African Tulip was a fantastic place to come and unwind in after spending a week climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by the very welcoming manager and his accommodating staff.Very friendly and helpful all around.Great restaurant providing excellent dinner and a very satisfying breakfast. No issues with leaving excess gear there to be collected... More

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Address: 44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha POB 50, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The African Tulip 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#1 Family Hotel in Arusha #1 Romantic Hotel in Arusha #1 Business Hotel in Arusha
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The African Tulip is Arusha's premier boutique hotel providing first-class western luxury with outstanding facilities, personalized service and warm hospitality in a convenient location. The 'Zanzibar lounge & bar' is an ideal meeting place; The Baobab restaurant serves an excellent range of cuisine; 'The Serengeti' Pool & Bar is a fantastic place to relax. Additional facilities include a business centre, conference room & gift shops. It truly is Chic. Unique. and Authentically African. ... more   less 
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