The Arusha Hotel
Latitude / Longitude: -3.37318, 36.69448
Our Locals' Tip: The Arusha Hotel is the leading business hotel in Arusha. Great live music every Thursday night in the Hatari Bar with happy hour from 6.00pm to 7.00pm daily!
The Arusha Hotel has been Arusha’s centrepiece since 1894 and is Arusha's Leading Business Hotel. Home to those travelling between the Cape and Cairo and further afield in these modern times, its lengthy and vivid history stands as true today as it did over a hundred years ago.
A real focal point since the last century, The Arusha Hotel provides elegant, refined accommodation that cleverly balances all that is modern and classic.
Inside the highest-quality rooms, services and cuisine all come in surroundings that reflect its history, sophistication and charm. Outside the original lush and extensive tropical gardens give the hotel a calm relaxing feel, an oasis in the centre of Arusha town.
After an extensive renovation and refurbishment program, The Arusha Hotel (formerly New Arusha Hotel) is now the leading, most renowned and historical hotel in Arusha town, making it the natural choice for visitors to Arusha, be it for business or adventure.
The Arusha Hotel Rooms
• 62 Superior Rooms
• 20 Executive Deluxe Rooms
• 4 Suites
All rooms are fully air conditioned with queen size or king size beds, direct dial telephones, wireless internet, electronic safe, satellite television, guest amenities and beverage making facilities. 24 hour room service is available.
The Arusha Hotel Restaurants & Bars
Overlooking the gardens this is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinner and with the sublime climate the outdoor terrace offers a tranquil setting. The extensive a la carte menu available in the evenings boasts European, African and Asian cuisine.
Open from morning until late the Hatari Tavern was named after the famous 1960 safari film epic Hatari, and particularly as the bar was the chosen watering hole of its leading man, John Wayne (or Duke as he was known to his friends).
A relaxing and chilled bar perfect for cocktails at sundown, coffee over lunch or after dinner cognacs with an all day menu offering light snacks and small meals.
The most well-known meeting place in Arusha. With high back chairs and leather sofas the lounge provides a welcoming environment and is frequented by residents of Arusha, as well as hotel guests enjoying coffee, snacks and chat throughout the day and evening.
The Arusha Hotel Facilities
Conferencing & Banqueting
The Arusha Hotel is without question one of the region’s finest meeting and conference venues. With unrivalled service, elegant business surroundings and a dedicated team of expert coordinators, you can rest assured that your event will be meticulously planned and perfectly executed.
Porini Hall up to 200 delegates
Jumuiks Conference Rooms up to 100 delegates
Kikao Boardroom up to 15 delegates
Marquee up to 300 cocktail
Garden up to 700 cocktail
* A fully equipped gymnasium with trainers on duty at all times.
• Outdoor swimming pool with separate children’s pool and jacuzzi.
• Msumbi Coffee Shop serves a range of coffee using the finest Tanzanian coffee beans.
• Business Centre which is open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm and Sunday from 10am to 8pm.
• A curio shop offering and emporium of locally made crafts as well as a selection of sweets, chocolates and other essentials.
• Safari Casino, the only casino in Arusha, set in plush surroundings with waiter service.
• Arusha Gymkhana Club offering golf, located only 5 minutes from the hotel by taxi, a great place for golf enthusiasts with a nine hole golf course with a pro, caddies and clubs for hire. A golf shop is also within the club facilities.
Airport transfer costs (valid as of January 2013 - subject to change)
Per 3 seater vehicle one way.
Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha Hotel US$60
Arusha airport to Arusha Hotel US$30
Per 6 seater vehicle one way.
Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha Hotel US$100
Arusha airport to Arusha Hotel US$50
Best For Whom:
- Business Travellers
Best For What:
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