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The African Tulip

3.0 of 5 44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha POB 50, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel before and after our climb of Mount Kilimanjaro. It was a quaint and friendly hotel. The staff were awesome with respect to our needs (especially the manager). The rooms were large, clean and comfortable. The a/c and everything else worked fine. The restaurant for breakfast was great with fresh made eggs, roti and a variety of... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the African Tulip for a few days in November. The rooms are comfortable and clean, the breakfast perfectly reasonable and the staff kind/helpful. I enjoyed working with a cold beer at the pool bar where it was comfortable and quite. Though I didn't go in the pool it looked clean and refreshing. Wifi was reliable and worked... More 

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable night at the African Tulip and would definitely stay there again if we were going through Arusha. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. They notified us that our flight was leaving 2 hours later than scheduled and encouraged us to stay at the hotel and use our room and the facilities rather than wait... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for three days in February of this year prior to the start of our safari. Highly recommend this hotel as they did a great job of looking after us. From the wonderful meals and very helpful staff to the lovely swimming pool it was all good. Wi-fi worked great while we sat out on our balcony enjoying the birds... More 

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Meaford, Ontario, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a safari in Tanzania with Roy Safaris in November and started and finished our tour at the African Tulip. Both days we were treated like special guests by the staff. The two adjoining rooms were large, clean and had all the amenities that one would find in the best hotels. The food by the pool and in the... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very impressed with our stay at the African Tulip. The staff are very courteous and helpful, even bringing us an extension cord when we didn't have enough adapters. Great internet, tasty food, and beautiful decor. We had lunch on our arrival and breakfast the following day. Wonderful spread of western and Indian food with delicious coffee, and they... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel fairly often on business, and there is a type of hotel that I look for - I need efficiency but I also want a relaxed homey charm, and the African Tulip was perfect. I was originally booked for 3 nights, but extended my stay to 5 nights after I was given a very charming room on the second... More 

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the African Tulip the day before and the day after our safari. The staff is extremely courteous. The rooms are very spacious and the hot water shower felt amazing after being on a safari for 9 days. The hotel serves very authentic and delicious Indian cuisine, make sure you check it out! The only downside to the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We spent 4 nights at this lovely hotel between a safari and trekking up Kilimanjaro. The African Tulip is clean, spacious, great food, lovely staff and quite. The outdoor pool and bar areas are great places to unwind and relax. It is just a short walk to the center of Arusha and there is a Barclay's Bank across the road.... More 

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Langley, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We spent two nights at this beautiful hotel recovering from jet lag before starting our safari. A very positive experience, from the clean, spacious room, to the excellent food and best of all the staff. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly, from trying to teach us Swahili to seeing that we got laundry done in record time.... 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*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
The African Tulip Hotel Arusha
African Tulip Arusha
African Tulip Hotel Arusha
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#1 Business Hotel in Arusha
#1 Family Hotel in Arusha
#1 Romantic Hotel in Arusha

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