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The African Tulip

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights at The African Tulip, before and after our safari. After a long trip from the US, the Tulip was just what we needed. We were greeted by the very friendly and helpful staff with fresh juice. The rooms were large and clean, and the beds were comfortable. We had our meals at the buffet; the food... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like many reviewers on here, Roy's Safaris put us up here for a night. I had previously stayed at another place in town which I thought was really nice until I stayed here, and yeah, I'm still amazed by how superb the African Tulip is. We ended up staying in a suite which was absolutely beautiful. The Baobob restaurant is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at The African Tulip for 3 nights - 2 nights pre Kilimanjaro trek & 1 night post-trek & before we went to Zanzibar. It was perfectly situated in Arusha - a short cab ride from almost everywhere. We heard no street noise from the hotel & the rooms were really comfortable & the shower was nice & hot... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent hotel in a crazy busy city! But when you come through the doors you are in a peaceful little haven with fantastic customer service, huge rooms with bath, TV, lovely pool area with a bar - we couldn't have asked for more! Food was very good - some of the best we've had on our African trip!

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Thank Natasha R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful place on our first night in Africa- and what a good choice! It's a luxury hotel but not a soul-less hotel. It has a lot of African character and was a perfect way to begin our trip and safari! The staff are so welcoming, the restaurant, Baobab, is beautiful and the food was African wonderful.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, we were so well cared for, nothing was too much trouble. We had 2 days at the hotel before starting our safari and a day when we finished. We were so delighted to be coming back to the hotel, it felt like home. The rooms were beautifully presented, extremely clean and... More 

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Thank NikkiLep
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is situated just outside busy Arusha. Team is very friendly, pool was cold but nice! There is a Barclays bank just opposite the hotel with ATM machine. Dinner and breakfast were nice. Rooms are large, but nothing special. Nice toiletries in the bathroom.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an absolutely stunning hotel! The decor was beautiful inside! We stayed in a suite which had two bedrooms and a living area! The rooms were clean and comfy, I really felt at home! The food was delicious and the service was excellent, they were willing to accommodate us with everything and everyone was friendly, from the waiters to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights on returning from safari and the hotel was a great place to come back to recharge the batteries. It is a boutique hotel with a real African feel to it with a pool and nice bar and restaurant areas but what makes the hotel stand out was the outstanding service, we were constantly asked if there... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only stayed here for a night before we started our safari trip. I must say, I was very impressed with the standards! It does live up to its luxury boutique hotel standards! The room and bathroom were huge and very clean! It's regrettable that we couldn't stay longer. :(

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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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 - $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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