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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The African Tulip Hotel is an elegant and memorable place to stay. The lobby, bar, and dining room are stunning, highlighted with beautiful wood and intriguing African art. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Staff members were exceedingly friendly. The food was excellent with some of the best soups, I've had, and enough quantity to please the 12 college... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

African Tulip could just as easily have been a Marriott. Our room was huge, very clean, bathroom had all the luxuries you'd find in an American hotel. Staff was very helpful, especially two gentlemen who were either the owners or managers. Hotel arranged cabs into the city center and out for dinner, recommended some bars and made sure we got... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at the East African All Suite Hotel in Arusha, which we booked many weeks before, it was closed and abandoned. We fellt helpless and disappointed in a foreign city. But help came from the chief manager of The African Tulip. He gave us a from, made us feel comfortable and let us forget all our troubles within... More

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here 4 times in the last year, and you can count on very attentive service, clean rooms, and good meals in the restaurant. We love that The Tulip is very quietly located. You will sleep well. Also, the art and decor is fun and not overdone. Highly recommend room 23 with a large balcony terrace.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most travelers we arrived late and were exhausted. The staff was so friendly and helpful and made us feel at home right away. We stayed there a total of 3 nights. The room was comfortable and roomy. The food was good, although I would have enjoyed a larger selection.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect to find such comfort and luxury in Arusha -- at this price. The lobby and dining room are stunning. Our room was huge, with a very good bathroom, and a balcony overlooking a garden. The hotel is decorated with African art throughout. The breakfast buffet, which is included, was enormous and everything was delicious. The dinner... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is fabulous. We stayed here for a couple nights before kicking off a safari in the Serengeti. Located a little on the outskirt of Arusha, it's quiet, clean and the staff are incredibly friendly. The Baobab restaurant has great food for breakfast and dinner. There's also a nice patio/bar area near the pool that's great for reading or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a week on safari, the African Tulip was a wonderful respite for 3 days before leaving the mainland. A 5 minute walk from the clock tower in Arusha, the Tulip is on a quiet street some distance away from the noise and excitement of Arusha. In the area there are several other hotels, hostels and restaurants within walking distance,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a few nights before and after a few adventures, one hiking Mt Kili. Coffee is so so good compared to North America. Dinners were very good. Breakfast were buffet but they tried to keep everything fresh. Check out was 11am I was getting picked up at 2pm for my flight. They let me have a delayed check out.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved it! We were only there for one night but the hotel was gorgeous - nice bar and pool area, quiet (which can be tough in Arusha), in a great location right by Barclay's and some restaurants. The greeting with juices and our names displayed on the TV in the room was also very welcoming. We shared a room... 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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