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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 April 2017

This was our fifth northern circuit Tanzanian safari, and on each previous occasion we had stayed the first night in a different lodge. Arumeru had proved our favorite -- we'll likely return on our next visit! The rooms are clean, cozy, and very comfortable, with...More

2  Thank sandyleelee
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stayed here on the first and last night of our safari. On the first night it was almost midnight by the time we got to the lodge due to a delayed flight and the staff of the hotel were waiting for us for dinner...More

1  Thank theexcalibre
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for our first night in Tanzania. Beds were comfortable, and the grounds and buildings are well maintained. Lots of wildlife wandering around the property. Everything was beautiful and relaxing. Restaurant is reasonably priced and the food is great!

1  Thank jegleston
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We spent 3 nights before our safari and 1 night after at Arumeru Lodge. The lodge is a 30-45 minute drive from the airport (JRO) in one direction and the city of Arusha in the other direction. It was nice and quiet without the noise...More

Thank Susanne K
Reviewed 7 February 2017

While Arumeru had a more modest room than many of the places we stayed in Tanzania, it was comfortable and relaxing. The pool is lovely and well-maintained, the grounds beautiful, and the resident dik diks, monkey, guinea fowl and other birds are fun to watch....More

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Pool
Free Parking
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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US$200 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$200 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dddoalson
18 July 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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9 October 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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15 June 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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