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Mount Meru Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nairobi - Moshi Road Sekei Area, Arusha 2673, Tanzania
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Ranked #6 of 32 hotels in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mission Viejo, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will find most people who arrive for safaris will springboard from Arusha after an overnight at one of their hotels. This one was nice enough for one night to get a good night's rest. Just so as not to be surprised, we were wanded upon before entering the hotel by security as part of an ongoing security measure. My... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was pleasant. Felt at home from the reception i recieved. Very hospitable staff. Clean and neat environment. . Alittle bit of the garden deserve little touch .. its a little haven that every traveller deserve to visit. . Weekends seems to be family day outing in Arusha.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently spent four nights at the Mount Meru Hotel for work. The hotel is about 100 meters back from a busy street. Cars are checked before entering the hotel compound, and guests are "wanded" before entering the building. The room was comfortable, but the hotel assigned me a room with two twin beds instead of a queen or king... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Mount Meru for 4-5 times for 1-2 weeks from May 2013 - August 2014 and have become increasingly dissatisfied with the services there. They charge more than the other hotels in the area and the quality of the services doesn't substantiate the price. It's a nice place to stop for a drink but I would not recommend... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time to be in Mount Meru Hotel, which I used to hear about. I am now in this hotel and I just like it. The surrounding environment is super, staff are excellent and their services are 5 star class. There are hotel rooms are located along the main road towards Moshi and those that are on... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is clean. safe and easy but the food was average, the internet isn't fast and the showers aren't very big.The pizzeria was nice and the staff were friendly but the hotel needs to up their game if they're going to attract return customers in this ever competitive hotel market.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding breakfast, with terrific Tanzanian coffee (surprisingly, many of the hotels I stayed in during my trip to Tanzania had poor coffee; this one has great coffee.) Efficient modern property. Outstanding choice for pre-safari or post-safari. Wireless internet included; this was somewhat slow, but it worked.

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Hamilton, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Mount Meru Resort for 2 nights before starting our safari. The hotel is conveniently located about an hours drive from the Kilimanjaro airport and about 20 minutes from the local airport that flies you into the Serengeti. The hotel is modern looking and caters to a North American/European clientele. Breakfast and dinner buffets... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel to stop by if you are planning to visit Arusha or even stopping by before your safari trip. The hotel has all the facilities that are needed like comfy bed, TV channels, nice restaurants, friendly staff, free internet connection etc. Two thing which I didn't like about the hotel 1. The room towels looks old and over used.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Nice, Classy, Modern Hotel in Arusha. Rooms excellent, comfortable beds and has everything you need for a business or vacation stay. Good Location, very close to markets, game parks and the town of Arusha. About 45 Minutes from airport. Staff friendly, helpful and accommodating. Nice modern restaurant overlooking the golf course; breakfast was excellent with a good assortment of... More

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Address: Nairobi - Moshi Road Sekei Area, Arusha 2673, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Mount Meru Hotel 5*
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Discover the place where heaven meets earth, where the rhythm of nature pounds to the beat of an African drum, and where life is all about a revival of the senses. Mount Meru Hotel is situated in the tranquil green area of Sekei, Arusha. The ideal location gives you panoramic views of Mount Meru on the one side and the Gymkhana golf course on the other. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you are invited to take delight in the breath-taking setting, lend your ears to the beautiful sounds of nature meeting civilisation, and touch the heart of Tanzanian highlife and luxury. The city centre and main business area are located nearby and Kilimanjaro international airport is just 50km from the hotel. Services: The Hotel offers a wide variety of business and leisure facilities with wireless internet connection throughout the Hotel. The rooms are an experience of understated African opulence, open space and natural light. The Hotel boasts 4 premier restaurants to tantalize even the most discerning guest’s taste buds. The main restaurant, Meru, offers guests buffet style meals. Fine dining at Duluti is based on a la carte international cuisine combined with local spices, an eclectic blend of tastes and fragrances! Named after Africa’s great lake, Tanganyika Pizza bar is created for you to enjoy a light lunch as you lounge around the pool. The ultimate indulgence at Arabica Coffee Shop is surely their cappuccino. They serve light lunches and a selection of delectable confectionery. You can end your day at the Mawenzi Cigar Bar whilst sampling some of Scotland’s and Cuba’s finest exports. Conference and Banqueting: A wide variety of conveniently sized, air-conditioned business facilities are available. The modern and equipped banquets rooms are perfect venues for meetings, seminars, cocktail parties, dinners and other functions. All conference rooms are fitted with their own sound systems, telephone and wireless connection. Secretarial services, photocopying and fax services are available, as well as spacious areas for breakaway groups. We can also arrange decoration music, lighting and entertainment. Special indoor and outdoor venues are available for high level meetings, cocktail parties and dinners. Mount Meru Hotel won the "Best Luxury Hotel 2011" and Tanzania Info Guide magazine presented this award at the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair 2011. ... more   less 
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