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Safariland Cottages

Old Radio Road Njiro Hill, Plot 153, Block C, Arusha 2230 Tanzania
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Safariland Cottages and Adventures are a Tanzanian Tour Operator, providing bespoke holidays and Safari tours to the worlds best National Parks, where you can see wild animals living in their natural habitat, with no fences, enclosures or restrictions. Safariland also offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation in our traditionally inspired cottages. Our en-suite double, twin and triple occupancy cottages are situated in a private and peaceful tropical garden in Njiro, Arusha. We now have online booking and paypal payments, to make booking your stay with Safariland Cottages even more convenient Please contact us if you require Safari Tours, Accommodation, Corporate entertainment or just simply to arrange a holiday in Africa's friendliest Country.
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Shared kitchen
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Sofia K wrote a review May 2023
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Safariland Cottages impressed me with its stunning garden and jungly-vibe. The rooms had comfortable beds, hot water, and mosquito nets. The central building served a fantastic breakfast and had Wi-Fi access. The location on Old Radio Road was convenient, with nearby dining and entertainment options. Host Rohima provided excellent hospitality and was very helpful with ordering of takeaway and other questions. I can't wait to return to this hidden gem for a peaceful retreat in lush surroundings.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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jdesilva wrote a review July 2022
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I've now stayed at Safariland for several nights on two occasions-- once in 2019 and recently in June, 2022. It is the perfect place to rest/relax/reenergize whether one has business in Arusha or is carrying on to Ngorongoro and the Serengeti. The rooms are spacious with comfortable beds, hot water, and mosquito nets. There is a shared, central building where breakfast is served (including fantastic coffee and fresh fruit!) which also is the hotspot for Wi-Fi. Located on Old Radio Road, Safariland is within walking distance (~1.5 miles) to a Cinema complex where there are an assortment of restaurants. Rohima is the perfect host and I look forward to my next trip there!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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BarbralovesEAfrica wrote a review Oct 2019
Olympia Washington7 contributions5 helpful votes
The people here are so nice. The room is comfortable and clean and the price is reasonable. I have been using this place as a base while I travel around Tanzania. I have lived in Arusha and travelled here often. Have not found a better deal.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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jdesilva wrote a review July 2019
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A group of us stayed at Safariland before and after our journey west to Ngorongoro and beyond. The rooms are spacious and clean. The staff are attentive and thoughtful. The food (breakfast especially) was amazing. It is within a walk (1.5 miles) to a grocery store, cafe, and cinema. I highly recommend safariland. Wifi was available in a central location where there is cold beer and coffee (but not in the rooms).
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Michaela wrote a review May 2019
Ottawa, Canada8 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a lovely place to stay! The grounds are absolutely gorgeous - it feels like you're in your own little jungle in the best way! The rooms were very clean and comfortable, and the staff were so friendly and accommodating! Breakfast was included, with flexible meal times which was great. I would definitely recommend staying at Safariland!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Response from Richard B, Owner at Safariland Cottages
Responded 6 June 2019
Thank you Michel, for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we really are looking forward to that next time that you visit. Kindest regards
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maleeha13 wrote a review May 2019
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The lodge management and girls who work there were so nice and accommodating! They were able to give us different breakfast times and were very sweet. The rooms all have their own bathrooms and the entire lodge looks like it’s surrounded by a lush jungle.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Responded 6 June 2019
Thank you Maleeha, for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we really are looking forward to that next time that you visit Safariland Kindest regards to you and your family,
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judineni wrote a review May 2018
Etterbeek, Belgium101 contributions28 helpful votes
It was like being in a jungle hideaway. The garden surrounding the cottages is beautiful. Very comfortable beds, clean room. The owners are extremely friendly and accommodating. They went the extra mile to help us. We had excellent breakfast with them with good conversations. I am sure we will come back here. It is not in the city centre, but not far from it either. Very nice, calm rural area.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Werner H wrote a review Dec 2017
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I spent a whole week at Safariland Cottages for a business trip. I never had such a good experience in Arusha : everything is clean, organized, the food is amazing and - most of all - Rehema and her mother do everything in their control to make you feel at home. I highly recommend this place for business trips, holidays, family trips, etc.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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zimup1 wrote a review Nov 2017
Kigali, Rwanda1 contribution1 helpful vote
It is just amazing, great service;with a beautiful garden that brings you close to the nature, quiet and restful. I was at work during the day but always felt like am on holidays every single evening.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Gussai S wrote a review Nov 2017
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The first time I stayed in Safariland Cottages was in 2015. Since then my work brought me back to Arusha multiple times. And whenever I am in Arusha, I don't consider any better place for me to stay than Safariland. This is the 2nd review I write for this place (first in 2015), but that one review is not enough after all the times I came back to it since then. Nowadays I recommend the place to all friends and colleagues who are going to Arusha for a while. None of those who took my recommendation regretted it, and even they became frequent guests at Safariland if they travel to Arusha again. That must speak for something. I recently had a long stay in Arusha, so I thought it's time to right another review. What I said earlier "pleasant place, very pleasant people" is still the best summary. One thing I will emphasize however: this is a cottage environment, not a regular hotel. It is a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere with minimum hi-tech. Wifi is available in common areas and arrangements can be made for guests who want constant wifi at their rooms. There is a lounge area with a bar and TV, but the most beautiful thing about this place is the green and serene atmosphere with all the main amenities needed: nice rooms, hot water, nice food and drinks, electricity, accessibility, and friendly service.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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AU$57 - AU$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Safariland Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Safariland Cottages?
Nearby attractions include The Tanzanite Experience (5.6 km), Cultural Heritage Centre (7.7 km), and Mount Meru (6.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Safariland Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Safariland Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Safariland Cottages?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Safariland Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Five Chutneys, Chinese Whispers, and Georges Tavern.
Does Safariland Cottages have airport transportation?
Yes, Safariland Cottages offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Safariland Cottages?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Safariland Cottages?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Safariland Cottages offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Safariland Cottages?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Hungarian, and Swahili.