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The African Tulip

4 Serengeti Road, Arusha 1517 Tanzania
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The African Tulip is Arusha's premier boutique hote, safari themed and provides first-class western luxury with outstanding facilities, personalized service and warm hospitality in a convenient location. The 'Zanzibar lounge & bar' is an ideal meeting place; The Baobab restaurant serves an excellent range of cuisine; 'The Serengeti' Pool & Bar is a fantastic place to relax. Additional facilities include a business centre, conference room & gift shops. It truly is Chic. Unique. and Authentically African!!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Charming
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Swahili
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RPxx wrote a review 20 Feb
Reston, VA25 contributions19 helpful votes
An excellent lodge in Arusha. Accommodations were quite upscale and included A/C in the guest rooms. Very pretty. Pleasant bird sounds greet your morning. Very good buffet breakfast and for dinner, order from the menu, with great service. WiFi provided. Enjoyed this first-night-in-Tanzania stay.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Kim P wrote a review 17 Feb
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This hotel is small and very well managed. Very good security. The kids loved the pool and the delicious drinks and snack to be had while relaxing by the pool. Food is very good, we enjoyed some delicious curries. The beds in the rooms were enormous! Very clean rooms, great service, thank you!
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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joan g wrote a review 16 Feb
ventnor, nj34 contributions53 helpful votes
Great place to stay in Arusha. The hotel is excellent location, the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, rooms were quiet and comfortable. Would definitely stay here. The pool is great although they could use some additional lounge chairs. Food is delicious and breakfast buffets plentiful.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Carley S wrote a review 13 Feb
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Stunning stay. Amazing service. Clean and quiet. Food was great. The pool was the perfect relief after a hot car ride. The F and B manager is super helpful and kind. Wine was lovely - dinner buffet was delicious. And everything was so inexpensive! It’s just gorgeous. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Clayton wrote a review 10 Feb
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
Great food, rooms and amazing workers. Honestly wasn’t sure what to expect for a hotel over here but it blew those expectations out of the water. The food options went way above and beyond any expectations and everything was fairly priced
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jenna S wrote a review Jan 2024
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The African Tulip was a very nice and comfortable stay! The food was really good, the staff was absolutely amazing and super helpful. They always took our bags up and down the stairs for us, opened the restaurant for us even after close, made great food and the service was very quick. The rooms were very cleanly and comfortable!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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STANISLAV M wrote a review Jan 2024
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I stayed in this hotel in Jan 2002 to climb Kilimanjaro and then in Jan 2024 to climb Mount Meru. This is a brilliant hotel in every aspect. The rooms are clean and spacious, the staff is competent, professional and friendly and the restaurant offers a delicious quisine.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Kris I wrote a review Jan 2024
Sunman, Indiana1 contribution
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The African Tulip is simply beautiful! Our room was spacious and well-appointed. The lobby and restaurant are very welcoming and wonderfully fitted to the lush environment. The food is delicious and service is exceptional throughout the hotel/ restaurant/ pool bar area. I highly recommend!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Gardenlad wrote a review Jan 2024
Ottawa, Canada236 contributions74 helpful votes
This hotel is absolutely lovely. Although it is central it is on a quiet street. The pool area is wonderful to relax in. Breakfast was delicious. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The bed was quite comfortable and room was large. The gift shop has a wide variety of quality items.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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llcw2015 wrote a review Jan 2024
Nashville, Tennessee12 contributions6 helpful votes
Lovely little spot to lay your head after a long day of travel! The restaurant was waiting for us to prepare our dinner! It was so kind. Everyone welcomed us with a smile! What a way to start a vacation! I highly recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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PRICE RANGE
HK$1,737 - HK$2,379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
TanzaniaArusha RegionArusha
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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Frequently Asked Questions about The African Tulip
Which popular attractions are close to The African Tulip?
Nearby attractions include House of Gems Tanzania (0.10 km), Makao Collective (0.2 km), and Vivid Green Gems (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The African Tulip?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The African Tulip?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The African Tulip?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The African Tulip?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The African Tulip?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pablo Picasso Café, The Blue Heron, and Hot Tandoor Village Indian cuisine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The African Tulip?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The African Tulip have airport transportation?
Yes, The African Tulip offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The African Tulip located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Arusha.
Are any cleaning services offered at The African Tulip?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The African Tulip offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.