Top luxury lodges in Arusha national park

Top luxury lodges in Arusha national park : Arusha national park is one of the most iconic Tanzania safari destinations located in the north-eastern Tanzania close to Arusha town and other Tanzania wildlife destinations such as Serengeti national park and Ngorongoro conservation area. Arusha national park is visited by a huge population of tourists from various countries of the country wishing to enjoy activities such as game viewing, bird watching, Meru mountain climbing, canoeing, walking safaris and hiking.

 During a Tanzania safari in Arusha national park, there are variety accommodation facilities categorized as luxury, midrange and budget accommodations. Luxury accommodations in Arusha national park are top tier safari lodges and hotels accommodating luxury travelers with large sums of money, luxury accommodations are the most expensive category of accommodation and this article lists and explains the top luxury lodges in Arusha national park and they include

  1. Ngurdoto Mountain lodge

Ngurdoto Mountain lodge is one of the top listed luxury lodges in Arusha national park nestled between the magnificent Mount Meru and the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro in a lush coffee plantation and sitting on an area of 140 acres. The property comprises of natural streams passing through, Ngurdoto Mountain lodge is strategically situated between Arusha town and Kilimanjaro international Airport making it a perfect luxury accommodation to use for luxury tourists on a Tanzania safari in Arusha national park.

Ngurdoto Mountain lodge has a welcoming grandiose architecture perfectly blending with the lush vegetation and wilderness of the surrounding area, the lodge offers heartwarming welcome through its incredibly friendly team. Ngurdoto Mountain lodge has two twin reception areas accommodating simultaneous check in for both individual and group guests.

Top luxury lodges in Arusha national park
Top luxury lodges in Arusha national park


Accommodation at Ngurdoto Mountain lodge

Ngurdoto Mountain lodge accommodates a total of 350 guests in its beautiful and comfortable guest rooms of a total of 139 rooms, these rooms include 30 chalets with 60 rooms, 72 rooms situated in the main building and 7 presidential suites. Guest rooms at Ngurdoto Mountain lodge are very spacious and have magnificent views of both Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, these rooms also consists of mini bars, satellite Television sets, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit boxes and en-suite bathrooms.

Ngurdoto Mountain lodge there are special rooms accommodating disabled guests which are situated close to the reception area and public areas.

Facilities and services at Ngurdoto Mountain lodge

  • Dinning

Ngurdoto Mountain lodge is big at dining experience offering more than just food as it offers adventurous retreat, the lodge has a total of 4 dining areas for guests to enjoy their meals and have a good time as well. These include

                Kilimanjaro restaurant

Kilimanjaro restaurant at Ngurdoto Mountain lodge is located on the ground floor of the lodge’s building, this restaurant is a very airy and spacious with large glass windows offering uninterrupted views of both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru and the blue waters of the swimming pool.

Cane restaurant

Cane restaurant at Ngurdoto Mountain restaurant is situated on the second floor of the lodge’s main building and features large glass windows with magnificent views of Mount Meru, Mount Kilimanjaro and the lush vegetation creating a picturesque effect.

                Rafiki corner

Rafiki corner is a little coffee shop offering mouth watering freshly brewed coffee, cold drinks and snacks.

                BBQ ranch 

BBQ ranch at Ngurdoto Mountain restaurant is an outdoor restaurant offering various kinds of grilled meat.

  • Indoor board games
  • Business center
  • 2 tennis courts and Badminton court
  • Toddlers pool
  • Health club and fully equipped gym

The Africa Tulip

The Africa Tulip is a luxurious and charming Boutique Hotel to use while on a Tanzania safari in Arusha national park, the lodge is situated along Serengeti road right in the heart of Arusha city. The Africa Tulip offers heartwarming experience rated among the best experience in Tanzania hospitality, this hotel is perfectly designed for safari travelers, business individuals, family and group guests, honeymooners  and leisure travelers.

Accommodation at The Africa Tulip

The Africa Tulip has a total of 29 outstanding rooms scattering over 3 floors of the hotel and accessed by a beautiful staircase inland with coconut wood, the guest rooms have beautiful designs reflecting the warms and expanse of the majestic natural wonders surrounding Arusha Tanzania safari capital.

Guest rooms at The Africa Tulip feature colorful local fabrics, fine craftwork and contemporary Tanzania art, the rooms have spacious beds with British-made mattresses, fine bedding and luxurious en-suite bathrooms. Guest rooms at The Africa Tulip include 9 suites, 1 Honey money suites and 20 deluxe rooms. Generally amenities in these rooms include wide screen Philips Television sets, Laptop – sized safety deposit boxes, air-conditioning, high speed Wi-Fi, room service, room telephone and a hairdryer.

Facilities and services at The Africa Tulip

  • Restaurant

Restaurant at The Africa Tulip is a beautiful site featuring a wide color scheme reflecting the warm, red tone of the Tanzania’s soil, the restaurant offers a range of mouthwatering cuisines with the fusions of the East menu consisting of a range of South Indian cuisine and a continental menu with a range of   tempting dishes.

At the restaurant “The African Pot” is offered for an authentic taste of Tanzania’s local dishes, also an All-day menu is available at the pool side or in the garden. Special vegetarian dishes are available at the hotel.

  • Bar and pool
  • Lounge
  • Conference center

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa is a very luxury hotel to stay at during your Tanzania safari in Arusha national park, this hotel is a very unique hotel offering an authentic Tanzania safari experience. Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa is set in the woodland slopes of Mount Meru at the edge of Lake Duluti with breathtaking tranquility of the surrounding.

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa is a reminiscent of a colonial-era coffee farm with a stone-built reception area, cottage-style rooms neatly arranged among landscaped lawns and the colorful banks of Bougainvillea. The Hotel showcases traces of Tanzania heritage through elegant country-manor interiors featuring unique artifacts, leaded windows and French door opening to the extensive lake view gardens.

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa comprises of social areas for utilization of the guests and these include library, a lounge and a restaurant with an enchanting wood fireplace and magnificent views of the lake and garden.

Accommodation at Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa

Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa has a total of 42 guest rooms crafted with an inspiration of the heritage and natural splendor giving a warm welcome to guests of a 1920s lakeside retreat. Guest rooms at the lodge are designed in the manner of a stone cottage and they are scattered around a village square adorned with beautifully tended lawns and extensive garden. The guest rooms are decorated in warm hues of red and crisp shades of white and feature classic design touches of classic country house like tile floors, leaded windows and French doors offering views of the garden and lakes.

Guest rooms at Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa consists of modern amenities such as complementary internet, flat screen TV sets with cable and satellite channel , ceiling fans, comfortable robes an en-suite bathrooms.

Facilities and services at Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa

  • Restaurant
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Laundry and shoe-shine
  • Elegant dining room, library and garden terraces
  • Tented conference room
  • Gift shop
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wedding planning and honeymoon venue
  • Concierge

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