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Arumeru River Lodge

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All reviewsguinea fowldik dikkilimanjaro airporttraveled with another coupletwo nightslong flightgrounds are beautifulminute drive from the airportgreat startwe've stayedindividual cabinslocal animalsnice gardentanzanian safaripre safarigreat poolnorthern circuit
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This may be considered the better venue in the Arusha area. The grounds are well kept. The rooms are cute, but feel only adequate. I think they try hard... But, one gets the sense of it being a money grubby operation. It is gawndawful expensive...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our last 3 safari days in this resort on the outskirts of Arusha (30mins to the town center, 1h to Kilimanjaro airport) to unwind and regain our bearings. The central building with lounge and dining area is inviting, the outdoors sitting areas are...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

The Arumeru is somewhat off the beaten path, quite a bit outside the center of Arusha. The lodge is pretty close to Arusha National Park and Mt. Meru. The pluses of the lodge include: quiet, beautiful rustic setting, with lots of dik-diks and monkeys running...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place! A little oasis tucked in the middle of a garden. The staff were lovely and breakfast was great, especially when a velvet monkey stole my bread! Little diksdiks graze around you whilst you sunbathe round the pool.

Thank Sally O
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We stayed at Arumeru River lodge for two nights to start our Safari. The lodge is located in a very nice garden with great pool and the main building looks beautiful. The staff is friendly and nothing to complain about the food. Spontaneously we booked...More

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Pool
Free Parking
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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$200 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dddoalson
July 17, 2017|
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Response from TanzaniaTravellers | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is lots of options in the area - check out local markets, learn something about coffee, you can go horse riding, there is even a golf course close by. Sure that the lodge will help you to organize. Arusha from my... More
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October 9, 2016|
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Response from Giorgio C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, regrettably no clue of the cost. our transportation was organised by the tour operator but I confirm it is half an hour drive approximately
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June 14, 2016|
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Response from Cheryl Y | Reviewed this property |
If you were with a Safari company, they would pick you up and drop you at the lodge. If you're traveling on your own, you'll probably need to find transportation to the lodge from the airport. You might want to ask... More
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"You are at the mercy of hotel staff - go with the flow and smile."
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"all rooms are quiet; several are down by the old River bed and her somewhat better"
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"I'm guessing they're all identical, so proximity to the lodge might be the only consideration for..."
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"Avoid rooms facing the farms"
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