Hotel ID: 208

Hotel name: The Arusha Hotel

Address: The Arusha Hotel, , Arusha, Tanzania,
Price per night from: $100
Venue type: Hotel
Area type: Countryside

Contact Details

Phone: +255 27 250 7777 / 8870 - 3
Fax: +255 27 250 8889

First built in 1894 and then purchased in 1927 by an American coffee farmer called ‘Kenyon Painter’, ‘The Arusha’ hotel has been home to many travelers on their journey from Cape to Cairo. The Arusha, formerly known as the New Arusha Hotel, underwent an extensive renovation and refurbishment program is now the only five star hotel in Arusha town. Set in beautifully landscaped gardens with all the amenities and luxury for the discerning traveler. The tropical gardens are home to many birds and exotic plants, an ideal setting for wedding receptions and outdoor functions. You can also choose to just relax and enjoy the attentive service by the pool heated for your comfort. The Arusha has 86 rooms including 4 suites, 25 deluxe rooms and 57 standard rooms. Elegantly furnished with en-suite bathrooms equipped with bathroom amenities and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room is fitted with satellite television with a selection of channels, hair dryer and an electronic safe. Rooms also have direct dial phones, wireless internet and air-conditioning. Buffet style breakfast and dinners with appetizing contemporary modern cuisine is prepared from the freshest produces, flavored and garnished using only the highest quality. Take an aromatic tour and experience the divine a la carte menu marvelously displayed showing the chefs innovative culinary talent and extensive wine list tempts even the most jaded palate. Afternoon high tea on weekends is a decadent delight! The dining experience would be incomplete without aromatic coffees, mouth watering home made desserts followed by warm cognacs and brandies in ‘Hataris’ Tavern (named after John Wayne’s movie made in 1962). John Wayne known as Duke to his friends, together with Elsa Martinelli and the rest of the cast were frequent visitors to the hotel. Hataris has a large television screen to watch the latest sporting events and news made complete with the relaxed informal and comfortable surroundings. The Arusha has three function rooms: Jumuika conference room - fully equipped and capable of seating 150 delegates; Kikao Executive Boardroom with the capacity for 15 delegates; Porini Hall - multi-function room that opens out onto the terrace is capable of accommodating up to 300 people. For outside functions there is 3 acres of sprawling lush tropical landscaped gardens, a perfect location to host large number of guests for banqueting, parties and receptions.