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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely hotel where we happily spent a couple of nights. The pool area is clean and pretty. The food is good and the staff are really helpful, organising taxis and helping sort out trips. The location is central so you can easily walk around the main town. I would happily stay here again

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The historic hotel and its beautiful gardens (visit with mosquito repellent) is well-located, in front of the Clock Tower and a couple of blocks from the Museum of Natural History, the International Conference Center, and a big Maasai souvenir Market . I just think that USD 24 for their dinner buffet is a little overpriced (for local standards) so try... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arusha is a very busy, bustling, dusty city, traffic can come to a standstill, street vendors can be relentless, you can easily get lost, but the moment you get inside the gates at the Arusha Hotel, all is well. I've stayed there twice now and yes, like other reviewers have said, it does need a renovation, but overall it's still... More 

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ArushaArusha, Director of Sales at The Arusha Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for the time you took to leave a positive review on our property ! and guess what ? Renovations are happening soon ! Please let me know when you are next in Arusha so I can tell you more about the plan ! Looking forward to hosting you again ! Best, More 

Avon, Ohio
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1,144 reviews
101 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest hotels in East Africa, The Arusha Hotel was founded in 1894, halfway between Cairo and Cape Town, this halfway point now marked by a famous clock tower in the circle immediately across from the hotel, has attracted high profile visitors for decades and the hotel is proud to be the place where John Wayne stayed during... More 

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Northern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at Kilimanjaro airport in the afternoon, flying out of Arusha airport the next morning. Thought we'd have a chance to see the a little of Arusha but traffic was so dreadful that it was night by the time we arrived and we were exhausted. The hotel was hopping with lots of people at the bar and restaurant area. We... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roaches ran from Air Conditioner when we turned it on. Rooms needing upgrades. Passage ways dirty and had overflowing trash cans. Interior and exterior needs paint. Staff was great! Property looks tropical and inviting from the main road. Nearest hotel to Parris Island.

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Portland, Oregon
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the occasion to stay at this hotel two different times in one month. I experienced two different rooms -- both which were comfortable: very good beds, room size, a/c, good bathroom facilities, chairs, coffee/tea in room, with windows or balcony overlooking beautiful grounds. The bathrooms could use some updating from an aesthetic perspective; however, from the functionality--it was great!... More 

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Gunter
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arusha Hotel for two nights preceding our safari, and two nights at the end of our safari. Love the historical aspects of this hotel; however, the rooms, especially the bathrooms need some work, The first room we stayed in had a leak under the toilet. I got up in the middle of the night to go... More 

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Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Arusha Hotel is a good address to rest from the hustle and bustle of the city. Staff is really friendly and very professional and always tries to accomodate the guests needs (special thanks to Mathew, Ambuj, Edwin and all the waiters at the restaurant). The lobby area is great, with many sofas and a Boulangerie Cafe that serves great... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband & I stayed here on the start of our 7 night Simba Safari. The surrounding area outside the hotel was a mess & if you venture out of the hotel you get hassled on every corner. The rooms were dimly lit but clean & comfortable but our room overlooked a yard piled with rubbish so no view to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An iconic hotel in the heart of Arusha boasting 86 elegant and sophisticated rooms. Facilities include restaurant, bar, lounge, gardens, gym, swimming pool, wireless internet throughout hotel, 24 hour room service, conferencing and business centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Arusha Hotel

Address: Clocktower Roundabout | Corner of Uhuru Road, Arusha 00, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $183 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Arusha Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Arusha
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#6 Business Hotel in Arusha
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