This is a very clean hotel in a good area in Arusha, only approx. 150m from the Arusha hotel (the top spot in Arusha which is a frequent starting point for Safaris). The rooms were great and unusually large. The business center is really good, frequently used also by external guests, locals and foreign professionals alike. BUT: Two unpleasent things: We wanted to pay with credit card, but the machine was "broken" - nevertheless, it was insisted we pay cash and advance immediately. The receipt would be prepared "for pickup later", we insisted to receive it immediately, which was grudgingly agreed to. Two days later, when checking out, we were asked to pay again! Coincidence, maybe.
Also, our 1st floor (one up, not the ground floor) was located above the a flat roof (easy to climb). Nothing wrong with that, but on closer inspection, our closed windows were not locked at all, rather, they were arranged in a way that the lock was on the wrong side, appearing not to have a lock in the first place. This was in both rooms we were occupying. Coincidence, maybe.
Other than that, staff was friendly, the restaurant has little choice but was very tasty and good value. All in all, a good value place but one has to be very alert.
One more thing: This is in the quiet "business district", if one wants to go out and seeks nightlife, it's a bit far at night, you'll probably want to take a taxi.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Single US $100.00 Double US $125.00 Triple US $180.00 Suite US $220 Front Desk office 24 hour room service Bar Conference facilities Credit cards accepted Car parking Restaurant Phone ... more less
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