The Arusha Hotel
The Arusha hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Arusha. This luxury hotel in Arusha was established in 1894. The Arusha Hotel has always played a leading role in Tanzania’s colorful history. This hotel was extensively renovated and refurbished not long ago. It was known as The New Arusha Hotel. It is now the leading and best-loved hotel in Arusha town. This makes it the natural choice for visitors to Arusha. It is a great base for business or to start your Tanzania safari tour adventure.
The Arusha Hotel nestles in the most beautiful landscaped gardens in the region. The Arusha Hotel has rolling lawns and abundant trees. This luxury hotel in Arusha has a large variety of exotic plants. There is a stunning iridescent birdlife around the hotel. The gardens of The Arusha Hotel provide an oasis from the bustling town. There is a mixed variety of tropical blooms and plants. There tall trees for shading and flowerbeds full of color shapes this beautiful vista.
The Arusha hotel has evolved much around the garden. It’s focal point from most angles. Lantern posts light a labyrinth of paths through the grounds. There is an old set of brick steps leads down to our lower gardens. You can step into the African country garden and explore it for yourself.
Rooms at The Arusha Hotel
The Arusha Hotel has 86 deluxe en-suite rooms. The hotel offers accommodation in Arusha at three levels. These include Superior, Executive Deluxe and Suites. All the rooms are fitted with tea and coffee making facilities. They come with hairdryers and amenities. There is a 24-hour room service available in all rooms with a 24-hour beverage facility. Mini Bars and ironing equipment can be provided on request. 300-thread count cotton bedding is used on comfortable Sealy Posturepedic mattresses. There is selection of feather and non feather pillows. The Arusha Hotel does operate on a Save Water policy. This is in line with our responsible tourism statement. All the rooms have air conditioning units, an electronic safe and iPod docks. They are equipped with flat screen televisions with a selection of satellite TV channels. There is at least of two telephones with direct international dialing. The rooms have energy saving electronic card door locks and electricity points. Each room has a selection of three-pin square plug points for easy charging. You can get a universal adaptors are available from reception. Mosquito nets are provided around the beds in all rooms.
Superior rooms have wonderful views either Mt Meru or across five acres of gardens. They come in double or twin rooms depending on your configurations. The Arusha hotel also offers inter-connecting rooms for families. This is alos good for those traveling with children to Africa. All the Superior rooms have en-suite bathrooms. They come with a combined shower and bath, plus a basin and toilet.
Executive Deluxe Rooms
The Arusha Hotel’s Executive Deluxe rooms have fantastic views over the gardens. They also come in double or twin rooms. These rooms have larger beds than the standard rooms. All the Executive Deluxe rooms are en-suite. They have a separate bath and shower as well as a basin and toilet. All these rooms have air conditioning units, and an electronic safe. They have flat screen televisions with a selection of satellite TV channels.
The Arusha Hotel has four Suites within its premises. This offers an extra seating/office area and bathroom facility. In the main hotel building, the Suites have a separate seating area. They come with fridge, a bedroom and two bathrooms. In the Hotel’s new wing there are two Suites. They offer an open plan living area also with two bathrooms.
Arusha hotel has Wi-Fi Internet throughout the facility. You should look forward to fine dining and a fully equipped gym and pool area. This luxury hotel in Arusha also offers safe off-street parking. There is a 24 hr security and 24hr check-in. This comes with around the clock food and beverage facilities.
Dining at Arusha Hotel
The Arusha Hotel has one main restaurant. The experienced chefs are connoisseurs of cuisine from across the world. The hotel offers African, Continental, Italian, French and finest Indian cuisine in Arusha.
THE PARACHICHI RESTAURANT
The restaurant overlooks the gardens. Parachichi means ‘avocado’ in Swahili. It is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It has the sublime climate, the outdoor terrace offers a tranquil setting.
The extensive a la carte menu and wine list is available in the evenings. It boats of European, Asian and East African cuisine.
The hotel has Hatari Bar Menu which is available 24 hours a day and can be delivered to your room
This is open from morning until late. The Hatari Bar was named after the famous 1960 safari film epic ‘Hatari’. The bar was the chosen watering hole of its leading man, John Wayne, during his stay in Arusha. There is a relaxing and chilled bar, perfect for cocktails at sundown. You can have coffee over lunch or after dinner cognacs. It also offers an all-day menu with light snacks and small meals. After hours drinks can be ordered in the upstairs lounge or through room service.
“The most well-known meeting place in Arusha”. It has high-back chairs and leather sofas. Te lounge is frequented by residents of Arusha, as well as visitors enjoying coffee. you can have conversation throughout the day and evening.
There is a small selection of shops next to the lounge. Here you will find Tanzanite, curios, books and daily newspapers.
This is next to the swimming pool. The Bustani Bar serves drinks, light snacks and meals throughout the day. This ensures that guests do not have to interrupt their leisure time. Thepool bar is open from 10.00hrs to 22.00hrs
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at The Arusha Hotel has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if The Arusha Hotel booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at The Arusha Hotel will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at The Arusha Hotel. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of The Arusha Hotel is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at The Arusha Hotel. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express