Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa is unlike any other hotel in Tanzania with authentic, bespoke experiences that stir the traveller’s soul while showcasing the breathtaking tranquillity of the surroundings. Set among the woodland slopes of Mount Meru at the edge of Lake Duluti, there’s no better destination for soaking in the beauty and magnificence of the Tanzanian “Northern Safari Circuit.”
The ambience of this Arusha hotel is warmly reminiscent of their origins as a colonial era coffee farm, beginning with the welcoming stone-built reception area and extending to cottage-style rooms neatly arranged among landscaped lawns and the colourful banks of Bougainvillea. Traces of thei hotels heritage present themselves in elegant, country-manor interiors featuring unique artefacts, leaded windows and French doors opening to extensive lake view gardens. Social areas within the Arusha hotel include a library, a lounge and a restaurant offering an enchanting wood fireplace and lake and garden views.
A Wildlife Management Area and the Tarangire National Park are both bordered by the Tarangire Simba Lodge, which is located close to the park’s Sangaiwe Gate. Lions, zebras, bushbucks, impalas, porcupines, monkeys, warthogs, and other animals are among the local biodiversity. While the avian life is abundant and colourful, animals like elephants, buffalo, ostriches, and giraffes frequently pass through.
Accommodations are provided in roomy, traditional canvas safari tents built on platforms with hardwood floors. Each tent has an adjoining dressing area, bathroom, and shower. There is also a private veranda with views of the bush and an outdoor shower. A thatched permanent roof covers the entire building. Handcrafted furniture made of African mahogany is complemented by carefully chosen materials. There are twin and queen tents available, and solar energy is used for both electricity and hot water.
A distinct reception area, as well as a lounge and dining area that are separate from one another, are available as amenities. Wooden walkways connect the common rooms, and next to the dining tent is a deck for al fresco dining. There is Wi-Fi access in the public spaces. In addition to a sizable pool, there is a “tree-top” viewing platform installed in a majestic acacia tree to make it easier to observe wildlife and the night sky.
Marera Valley Lodge is located between Karatu Town and Rohia Village and to the main road to Ngorongoro and Serengeti. There are 18 lodges with private decks that provide guests with beautiful views of the surrounding areas. The lodge provides free Wi-Fi access to all guests. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, lounge area, bar and dining room.
Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti is a quality intimate bush camp, aiming to give guests an authentic bush experience and is located in the centre of the Serengeti National Park. It lies 15Km north of the wildlife area around Seronera, which has an excellent permanent game. The campsite features 12 tents. The furniture and accessories are carefully chosen for their luxurious feel and contemporary safari style. These elements are enhanced by modern comforts and top facilities such as internet access, hot shower, Traditional dancing and a Bush TV.
Located in Zanzibar City, Tembo House Hotel is situated within walking distance of the Old Fort and the House of Wonders. Decorated with wood carved furniture and offering a Swahili four-poster bed, each room features a seating area with TV, air conditioning and a bathroom with a shower and a traditional hammam bath. Most of the rooms feature a balcony with a sea or pool view. Guests can enjoy dining at the onsite restaurant or stay in and take advantage of the room service. Additional amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, a 24-hour front desk, meeting facilities, a shared lounge and an outdoor swimming pool. Laundry services are also available.
This is a new resort, taking the name from the village existing before in the same area. It faces onto a private white sand beach and the crystal clear Indian Ocean, about 400 meters long, and equipped with umbrellas and sunbeds in local style. Uroa Bay Resort has 40 rooms, all with sea views, private furnished terrace, mosquito nets, private bathroom, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, minibar, television, telephone and internet connection. The main structure consists of a huge makuti, which encompasses the reception, the Bar Rafiki and restaurant, and is just a few steps from the beach. A second bar, Bar Pwani, is positioned between the pool and beach. There are two pools, one for children and another with deeper water and massage jets. A wooden bridge connects the two sides of the pool.