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Rivertrees Country Inn

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Arusha - Himo Road, Usa River, Arusha 00000, Tanzania
+255 732 971 667
12:00 - 21:30
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a small town near Boston, MA
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived late after a very long flight. We were welcomed with warm towels and cool juice while we were checked in. The rooms were like something out of the movies, complete with netting over the very comfortable beds. They were scrupulously clean. Wake up was not with the shrill ring of a telephone ( there were none in the room)... More 

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Story, Wyoming
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located between JRO and Arusha, Rivertrees is an excellent place to spend the night either when you arrive in TZ or before you depart. It's quiet, clean, and relaxing. Probably an excellent place for business conferences/meetings, too.

Thank KRC1956
Arusha, Tanzania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting, awesome garden, river corner, faig enough pizza... All you need to relax with your family!

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Portland, Oregon
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175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Came in a day early for my safari so I had two nights here. The food's pretty good, although I found it a limited menu. Beware though, they say breakfast is available from 6:30am and after flying from the US you are probably up then. What they mean is the the staff arrive around 6:30am to start preparing. Also, when... More 

Thank cumbria_lake
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived late in the afternoon. Seemed isolated but we were only there for 1 night. Room was just ok but the bathroom and shower were very good. A chair in the room would have been nice. Could only sit on the bed. An outside table and chairs was in a spot guaranteed to be swarming with mosquitoes. The gardens... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We arrived at 10pm after traveling for 24 hours from the USA. They kept the kitchen open for us to have dinner. The cottage was quiet & clean. The breakfast buffet was plentiful. The grounds were pretty with monkeys swinging along the trees. Wish we could have stayed longer but time for our safari adventure.

Thank Sherre M
Vienna, Austria
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Well-maintained location & relaxing pool-site, nice staff, good breakfast & dinner. Nothing to complain about.

Thank Sabrina P
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Unfortunately, we arrived too late to really enjoy the beautiful Inn and it's surrounding. We arrived after a very long travel day from the USA but were pleasantly surprised by the amazing cottage we stayed in. We enjoyed a lite dinner and a lovely breakfast in the morning. The staff is fantastic with smiles on everyone's faces. We only wish... More 

Thank Candy F
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We just went there for one night, but we had good diner, good breakfast. The room was spacious and clean. Beautifull garden.

Thank Fnipsis
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My granddaughter and I had a lovely experience here before we went on Safari. Ambiance was tropical and the food was very good. We would return if we could.

Thank bgarely

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Pizza, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arusha - Himo Road, Usa River, Arusha 00000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 732 971 667
The Rivertrees restaurant specialises in gourmet country cuisine, using old family recipes and ingredients straight from the garden to serve tasty meals that make the most of its scenic surrounds. Dining al fresco under the shade of tall trees, by candlelight next to the fireplace, or with a view over the water on the river deck, each dining experience offers the occasion to enjoy the natural ambiance of its setting.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?