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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Other than the fact that the service can be a bit slow (I ordered for food and waited for a whole hour!!!), the place is fantastic, the food is excellent and great ambiance. The staff are friendly and professional. I would definitely go back when in Arusha.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was fantastic! But much more than the food, extra-special mention of Victoria (I don't know her last name) who found my handbag forgotten in the ladies' room and turned it over to the hotel management with EVERYTHING intact! I hope management recognise and reward her for the ultra-rare gem that she is. On the minus side, staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Mount Meru seems to be a business hotel, but is definitely on the 'luxe' end of the spectrum for Arusha! The facilities are terrific... we highly recommend a visit to Anthony at the hair salon. Astounding skill with cut, styling and womens' color! Thank you, Tina, for the best shampoo I've ever had. Wow.. still thinking about that head... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a modern hotel with clean spaces and rooms. Reception is professional. The outdoor spaces are well appointed and you can have dinner and breakfast outside. The rooms are large and clean with good beds. Bathrooms are also clean but basic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a Kilimanjaro climb, I stayed here for one night. It was a welcome change after a week and a half in tents with no shower. The bar, restaurant and veranda were tastefully decorated and clean, and service was good though the dinner buffet was disappointingly mundane as to food quality. My room was excellent. The bed was exquisitely comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Mount Meru is a great place to stay whilst in Arusha. They have a beautiful pool to relax and unwind after a busy day. The food at the two restaurants is average. (Having said that I am kind of a food snob though) I would certainly stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good rooms and very clean. Food is ok and there is a nice outside area by the pool. Good starting point for who is going on safaris or to climb Kilimanjaro. Most of the staff very friendly. overall is a good option if overnight in Arusha is a must.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, clean well-appointed rooms, and a great breakfast buffet made this a good choice for us. This hotel was recently renovated and rooms have been modernized. The staff was very professional and cheerful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Mount Meru hotel for a night before we started our safari trip. We arrived in Tanzania around 1pm and went to the hotel. As we were literally stopping over we didn't use the pool or any other facilities. The room was clean and comfortable with a great view of Mount Meru. The staff were helpful and friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel room is clean and modern, bed is comfortable. This seems to be a conference hotel in town, you can find business man and women during happy hour. Nice garden and swimming pool. The wifi coverage is good in every part of the hotel. The breakfast is OK but not a lot of choice. The pizza and barbeque food... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Mount Meru Hotel

Address: Nairobi - Moshi Road | Sekei Area, Arusha 2673, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $166 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mount Meru Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 178
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#2 Business Hotel in Arusha
#2 Spa Hotel in Arusha
#4 Best Value Hotel in Arusha
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