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Old Dodoma Road, Arusha Tanzania
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 30/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#6 of 311 Speciality lodging in Arusha
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Lying on the gently rolling foothills that cascade down from the ever-present Mount Meru is the bustling and vibrant town of Arusha. It is here on the outskirts of this town, hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, that you will find Arusha Coffee Lodge, a perfect haven for relaxation either before or after any East African safari.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Massage
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Minibar
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Sofa
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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Green
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Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
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Andy H wrote a review 4 Dec
Cedarpines Park, California9 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff here are sure to go out of their way to take care of you. John Juma Emanuel especially is an employee worth mentioning. His attention to detail and genuine care was much appreciated. The level of service was beyond expected. Everyone at the hotel was great and the food is delicious.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Responded 2 days ago
Dear Y1547DKandyh, What fantastic feedback for the team at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge. We appreciate the kind words you have shared with our Trip Advisor readers. We are so proud and delighted to know that you had a great experience with us. Thank you for acknowledging the level of service provided by our wonderful staff in particular Jahn, our rising star, I will personally share your feedback with him and the team. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Arusha Coffee Lodge in the not too distant future. Warmest wishes from the entire Arusha Coffee Lodge Team. Ms Hazel General Manager
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Caroline O wrote a review Oct 2020
Atlanta, Georgia32 contributions30 helpful votes
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My husband and I forged ahead with our honeymoon plans in Tanzania and are so glad we did. We stayed at the Arusha Coffee Lodge for two nights at the beginning of our trip and it was the perfect way to kick it off - we didn't even leave the hotel grounds, but there was plenty to do for our brief 36 hour stay. We didn't arrive until late in the evening (around 10pm) and the staff was immediately wonderful - they gave us a beautiful suite complete with champange and a lovely fruit basket. Breakfast was delicious al fresco. We did the coffee tour which was really interesting and was incredible to have freshly roasted coffee grown on the grounds. We also had massages which were wonderful. The shops on the grounds were perfect for picking up souvenirs. The staff went out of their way to make our trip very special including running a bath with petals in in and our last day, the staff arranged a private breakfast for us by the pool which was so very special. In regards to Covid, we felt extremely safe - there was a temperature check when we arrived and sanitizer and many masks, even though everything we did was outside. Also, location wise, it is less than 5 minutes from the Arusha airport where we flew out of for our safaris. I would highly recommend for anyone wanting an enjoyable and relaxing way to kick off their Tanzania adventure!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Responded 17 Nov 2020
Dear Caroline Thank you for your generous comments; we are delighted that you felt safe with regards to COCID-19. We have put in so much effort to design and practice our protocols for the safety of both guests and staff. We do hope that the rest of your trip was a success and we look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully very soon. Regards, Simon and The Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge Team
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Anita S wrote a review 1 Dec
11 contributions1 helpful vote
had a wonderful most welcomed stay at the Coffee Lodge. Rooms are wonderful. Lots of character and wish we had a couple more days to enjoy the down time on our 3 week safari. This lodge has a great history and it starts with Dennis, our perfect head server. Dennis has been at the lodge now for many years and truly is part of the charm. Love you Dennis. Mia - you should be proud of your entire team at the Elewana Collection. As a Luxury Travel Consultant, I would not hesitate ever is recommending and selling your wonderful product. hats off to you all. With love Anita, Paul, Pat, Deb, Bonnie, Mike, Audrey and Judy. See you all again soon. XO
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Anita, What a delightful review, we are beaming from ear to ear upon reading your 5-star review and we are so happy that we were able to give you a good start to your Safari especially after enduring hours of travel. We appreciate your appraisal of our facilities, team, and services and I know our staff in particular Denis will be equally pleased to learn of your kind remarks and recognition of their efforts. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards from the team at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge, Ms. Hazel General Manager
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Answerbath wrote a review Nov 2021
Willemstad, Curaçao44 contributions56 helpful votes
First hotel of our Safari. We were welcomed by friendly staff. Staff went out of their ways to make us comfortable after a long flight and drive. Cabins are nice, a bit dark but they do have style. We had diner with a few drinks, not to bad. Breakfast was also good. But then when we got the bill for the drinks our great experience at the Coffee lodge all of sudden got stained. Crazy prices for a beer. Then using a ridiculous exchange rate to calculate the dollar equivalent. We have been to some excellent hotels in Tanzania and at no place we saw these type of prices.... A pity
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Answerbath, It was a pleasure having you at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge and we thank you for sharing your feedback through TripAdvisor. We are pleased to note that in general our facilities and services met your expectations but regret that your experience was stained by our beverage pricing structure. Your comments have been taken very seriously and will be considered in future planning. Please note that all feedback is gratefully received since it enables us to be attentive and sensitive to all the needs of our guests and to continuously enhance our guest experience. Thank you once again. I do hope you will consider coming back to enjoy the excellent standards of service and customer care with which we are generally associated with. Best Regards, Ms Hazel General Manager
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lovinthesun24 wrote a review Nov 2021
Toronto49 contributions15 helpful votes
We stayed at Arusha Coffee Lodge for 2 nights prior to starting our safari in August. If you are able to, I highly recommend doing so as not only does it help you settle in, but you have the opportunity to really take in the beauty of the property. The lodge is about a 1.5-2 hour drive from Kilimanjaro airport, not too bad at all. We saw many little market stands along the roads selling interesting items, fruits, food, seemed quite lively. Pulling into the Arusha Coffee Lodge, there is security that takes your temperature, and honestly when the gates open, it just seemed so unreal. Probably partly because we had been waiting for this trip for so long, but just seeing this property in person, it struck me how beautiful it was. We were welcomed with a lovely iced coffee (we are not coffee drinkers but I would have had that drink everyday), and then shown around the property and to our room. The room was understated beauty. Everything one would need was there, ceiling fan and fireplace; small couch with a table, kettle and tea/coffee with some cookies (which were delicious). There was a table and chairs outside on the verandah if you wanted to just take in the beautiful surroundings, and the bathroom was huge with a walk in shower, bathtub and double sinks. Because we got there early afternoon, we were able to spend some time around the property before dinner, and got our first view of wildlife…the resident vervet monkeys! I was able to get a massage in before dinner, and it was fabulous. Thank you to Anna (I believe that’s her name!) who was just so lovely and gave the best massage. We ate at the main restaurant both days we were there, and the wait staff were all so pleasant and so hard working. Three stood out (I can’t remember their names though and I feel horrible), but there was an older gentleman who was just absolutely wonderful, and a young gentleman and lady. The latter 2, the following morning happened to see my hubby’s eye completely swollen (some sort of allergic reaction), and they couldn’t do enough, from asking if we needed medication to providing him with a bag of ice to help the swelling. We returned after almost 2 weeks prior to our departure and they remembered, asking how his eye was! The food was delicious. The menus for breakfast and dinner are the same, but I’m sure if you’re there a few days and you want a change you could always switch it up and go to the Bistro Cafe. We didn’t go but we heard other guests talking about how amazing the food was there as well. Onsite, we did the coffee tour…again not coffee drinkers but really enjoyed the tour! We also visited the Shanga store on site which was really an amazing place to shop for things. All in all, we absolutely loved our 2 nights at Arusha Coffee Lodge, so much so that next year, when we return to Tanzania, we reshuffled our itinerary so we can have at least 1 night here. Asante sana to all the staff who work so hard to make everything so seamless for us. Can’t wait to return next year!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Lovinthesun Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge was able to exceed your expectations and sincerely appreciate your heartfelt advocacy to our many TripAdvisor readers. My team and I are very pleased to read your detailed positive comments about our services and facilities. Hearing that we gave you a great start and end to your safari is the best reward for us as a team whose mission is to provide guests with unforgettable memories of Africa. It was indeed a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back next year. Karibu tena, Ms. Hazel General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$449 - US$705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
arusha coffee hotel arusha
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Arusha Coffee Lodge
LOCATION
TanzaniaArusha RegionArusha
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arusha Coffee Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Shanga & Shanga Foundation (0.08 km), The Tanzanite Experience (5.6 km), and Cultural Heritage Centre (1.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a mosquito net, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chinese Whispers, Five Chutneys, and Georges Tavern.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Arusha Coffee Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Arusha Coffee Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Arusha Coffee Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Arusha Coffee Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.