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The African Tulip

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Arusha Region, Tanzania
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The place is cozy and good for family eating. the rooms are superb. the swimming pool area is good for outdoor relaxation. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. They have a well stocked bar and the service is good. would recommend staying here as the hotel is very close to the center of town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is lovely! The room was very comfortable with a plush bed and a darling reading nook built into the window. The decor is beautiful and elegant and the restaurant has an exceptionally good breakfast each morning. There is no elevator and the hotel is several floors. This may be a problem for some visitors. However the staff is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely place to stay. We stayed for three nights after our safari to rest and stay put in one place. We did a day trip to a Massai village and shopped at the Massai women's market. The staff are very helpful. The hotel arranged a taxi that was convenient and cheap. I got my washing and ironing done. Clean,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose the African Tulip for our post-safari stay as we had an early flight and needed to have breakfast before 6:00 AM. After checking the website and confirming via e-mail that it would not be a problem, we were surprised to learn upon checking in that breakfast did not start until 6:30 AM. The desk clerk assured us that... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are a group of 8 on a 12 day migration safari . We stayed at The African Tulip for one night on arrival into Tanzania . The manager was very efficient and we settled us in quickly . We have been Travelling for more than a day , so we were most pleased with the efficiency . The wifi... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long trip from the States, we started our Tanzania Adventure by checking in late in the evening at the African Tulip. Recognizing our tired state, we we shown to our rooms immediately. We explored this cozt hotel the next am. Nice pool to sit by in the African sunshine.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

African Tulip is a bit of drive (about 30 min) from the airport, and not within walking distance to anything in Arusha, thus making it quite isolated. That said, you don't really need to go anywhere if you're staying for a short spell, prior to your safari trip. Rooms are spacious, but somewhat plain. Beds were comfortable. Our room had... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at The African Tulip was a lovely experience, all the staff are welcoming and very friendly. The breakfast was excellent and the dinner was buffet style with excellent quality and variety. The rooms were very comfortable with everything you would need for a relaxing stay. There are comfortable areas to sit and relax and a very tropical pool... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last week after two weeks of being on Safari. We had trouble with our airline reservations and the front desk staff was most helpful making sure our flight was indeed leaving at 6:00 am although it wasn't posted online. They made sure we had a 2:30am wake up call and provided us with a box breakfast to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a long stay in and around Arusha (climbed Kili, went on Safari post) and we used the African Tulip as our base of operations - I stayed five nights in September. We went and returned to and from our hike and safari to the hotel, and stored our luggage and valuables while out. I can't say... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The African Tulip

Address: 44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha POB 50, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $214 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Arusha
#3 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
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