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uae
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I believe this hotel would make a good overnight for the start or end of a safari trip. We had a very large family room for one night at the end of our safari adventure. We certainly appreciated the hot showers and comfortable beds. The package covered the evening meal and morning breakfast and we couldn't fault the quality of... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel prior to embarking on a safari. The hotel was clean and comfortable with friendly, attentive staff. The breakfast buffet is very good, with plenty of choices for virtually any appetite. We have stayed at 2 other hotels in Arusha on previous safari trips and this hotel was many levels above those two at a reasonable... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent two nights at the AfricanTulip in Arusha and was very impressed. The staff were always kind and obliging, every request was attended to, and I had a very comfortable stay. I have stayed at two other places in Arusha and this hotel comes out tops by far. Food, service, comfort - everything! It was a real pleasure.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to start and end our safari - great ambience if slightly colonial. Very attentive and helpful staff, they let us use their office computer to get our boarding passes. The room was large and the bed comfortable. There is a nice pool with poolside bar if you have time for a dip. The restaurant food was excellent.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is a gem, perfect for the night pre- and post- your safari. It is a green oasis close to the town centre, with a garden and pool area and spacious and comfortable rooms. The breakfast and dinner buffets were good, and the service friendly and efficient. The manager took great care to see that we were comfortable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night at African Tulip after our Kilimanjaro climb and right before the start of our safari. The hotel was exactly what we needed after a grueling camping experience. The rooms and facilities are top notch and perfect for the price you pay. The manager Anuj and the staff went out of their way to make sure... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has stayed here the last two years on our visits to Tanzania. This is the best hotel in Arusha. The general manager and his team provide 5 star service on every level. Personable, outgoing and accommodating to your needs at every turn. When the mini fridge in our room was not working and had to be replaced, the... More 

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SharmaAnuj, General Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Kelli Thank you very much for sharing your feedback .. This is really very motivating for me and for my team. I will share your feeback with my team in our next staff meeting. Looking forward to welcome you back in near future in our hotel. Best Regards ANUJ SHARMA More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think one of the primary goals of this hotel is to provide a nice place to stay prior to and after a safari. After a somewhat rough ride from Kilimanjaro airport (current construction), it was the perfect oasis and a wonderful place to regroup for an adventure in the bush. When we returned from the bush, it was great... More 

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SharmaAnuj, General Manager at The African Tulip, responded to this review

Dear Steve Thank you very much for sharing your feedback . It was an indeed pleasure to serve you in our hotel before and after your safari.. Me and my staff are very delighted that we had served you as per your expectations. We always believe in providing the best services and maximum comforts to all our cleints during ther... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful hotel with some of the friendliest staff I've ever met. They offered to watch my bags while I got breakfast, they helped me print out some documents needed for travel, and the hotel manager not only remembered me upon my second visit but he asked me directly how I enjoyed my stay and if there was anything he... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was clean, beautiful, and a delight to stay in before coming back from or heading on a safari. The pool was really nice but a bit too cold to get in at the end of July. The food was really good and the staff was really helpful. The rooms were really large and the bathrooms had a tub... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • 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: $215 - $235 (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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