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The African Tulip

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44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha POB 50, Tanzania
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Centennial, Colorado
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69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really, really wish I could have stayed at this perfect little hotel for a lot longer! Unfortunately, I arrived late in the evening, and had to depart early the next morning. But I was there long enough to take a good look around. It is beautifully decorated, and welcoming from the moment you enter the property. The lobby is... More 

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Millville, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The African Tulip was more than fantastic! We arrived without my husband's luggage and they were more than helpful by providing us toiletries and even a polo shirt for my husband to wear. One of our duffle bags had a hole in it and we requested tape to patch it but they thought sewing it was the better option...Talk about... More 

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1 Thank julie s
Stillwater, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of days in Arusha and stayed at the African Tulip hotel. It was a lovely hotel with lovely hotel rooms, and great tasting food! I recommend this hotel for anyone traveling to Arusha. I visited with a high-school classmate who lives in Arusha and he stated he and his wife will go here to have a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the African Tulip in Arusha several times pre and post our Kilimanjaro climb and Safari. It was a fantastic retreat to rest our heads after long travel from America, a 7-day climb on Kilimanjaro, and after our 6 day Safari. The rooms were extremely comfortable including a reliable hot shower and AC! We were greeted with friendly,... More 

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here just one night before heading off to safari, but was really stunned by the beauty. The room was very comfortable and staff polite. The highlight was probably the restaurant, which is actually built around a baobab tree. Tip: don't expect to walk a lot around Arusha, street touts (locals call them ticks) are very annoying and don't understand... More 

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Regina, Canada
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from the time you walk in to when you leave, the service is impeccable. We were even upgraded to the suite after our successful mt. Kilimanjaro climb and everyone we encountered congratulated us! The food was amazing, the beds were comfy, everything was clean. Could not have asked for a more lovely hotel!

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good rooms, with lots of space, good bathrooms, nice little pool area, nice English style bar, staff and management are doing their best to please, food is not very imaginative or high quality.. rather standard... can be a bit noisy in the room, you might hear noise from the street.. but overall great experience

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel provided the highest quality facilities and service. They were exceptional. Our booking had been mixed up by the tour company and the staff quickly and efficiently sorted this out for us. The room was spacious and clean. The options for meals great. The Hotel was safe and welcoming.

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New York
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an easy hotel to transit through and eases you into and out of Africa with all modern facilities. Large rooms, good meals with variety altho we would recommend the Indian dishes there which are authentic and delicious. Everything works and its all super clean. What impressed me the most however was the hotel general manager Anuj - we... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for part of a day and one night on our way out to a safari. The staff was very accommodating, feeding us a late lunch to tide us over until dinner. The meals were all wonderful. Our rooms were spacious, the beds comfortable and the bathrooms and showers were very nice, particularly after a long flight. The... More 

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