Arusha Coffee Lodge
Located on the outskirts of the charming city of Arusha and is about 60 minutes by car from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lodge is conveniently located about 5 minutes away from the Arusha airstrip, which is the main hub for all the intra Tanzania flights to and from the famous game parks. It is also relatively close in proximity to several good shopping areas. A fine lodge available in Arusha, the gateway city to the famous national parks of Tanzania. This is an absolutely wonderful place to begin and end your adventure in Tanzania. After the long flight from America, you will be rewarded by this cozy and serene lodge built around a working coffee plantation. Excellent food, comfortable furnishings and superb coffee will provide the rest and preparation needed before you embark the following day on your Safari.
NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The lodge consists of 23 luxury chalets which are creatively decorated. Each chalet is spaced throughout the lush coffee grove to ensure privacy and solitude. The beds are very comfortable and furnishings are top quality with
lots of interesting coffee themed artifacts. There is even a little sitting room with couch and chairs off from the bedroom. The bathrooms are grand with nice fixtures including bath and shower. One of the nicest features is
the private wooden deck attached to each chalet which overlooks the coffee plantation. As the majority of arrivals are at night, the deck offers a great morning spot to experience your first sights and sounds of Africa.
RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Arusha Coffee Lodge is home to the reputable Redds African Grill House. The food here is excellent and the menu diverse. Most of the ingredients are supplied by local farms. There is a variety of main stream choices as well
as local and African dishes. The bar area can get quite lively at night and is a great place for a few after dinner drinks.
Breakfast is simple yet good and consists of an assortment of cereals, breads, fruits and traditional egg dishes. Lunches are usually barbeque style while a variety of dishes are offered at dinner.
OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The main lodge structure and area is surprisingly large and interesting.There is a nice swimming pool and spa area behind the reception and restaurant. The gift shop is located in this main complex and houses some great gift ideas though it’s a bit pricey compared to the local shops. Maps and the very informative national park booklets can be purchased here. The lodge also has a wonderful bar and lounge area which offers a great atmosphere.
Activities involve Shopping, Swimming, Spa and Local tours.