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The Bay Leaf Boutique Hotel

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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Set against a backdrop of the majestic Mount Meru, The Bay Leaf Boutique Hotel is nestled in the tranquil leafy ‘corridor’ area of Arusha, Tanzania. Exquisitely decorated rooms with finely appointed bathrooms ensure comfort with style. Gourmet breakfasts are served in immaculate lush gardens and The Bay Leaf boasts a Fine Dining Restaurant, where one can sample a fusion of international & local cuisine. The Bay Leaf is ideally situated; walking distance to banks & all the main attractions that Arusha has to offer. Massage & extensive beauty treatments will be offered from December 2009 after the completion of the Spa. The Bay Leaf aims to be the best small luxury hotel in Arusha, with unmatched personalized service, and attention to detail. Personalized service tailored to individual needs will certainly please both the discerning traveler and dining connoisseur alike.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Its called the Arusha Residence now.. Spent a night before starting my safari.... nice and quiet place to relax after a long fight and before starting a week long safari. Really enjoyed my stay and the food was really amazing... all the facilities of a...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Stayed here for two nights before and one night after hiking Kilimanjaro. Everything about our stay was simply amazing. The service was impeccable; everyone was so friendly and helpful with everything. Breakfast and dinner were fantastic. (The staff made us a custom dinner one night...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

sofar the best hotel on our tour through Tanzania. excellent and spacy suite we are leaving in. clean and comfortable. food is superbe but not cheap. the management is highly competent and helpfull. they organised several tours for us. we extended our stay because of...More

Thank 275friedrichk
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The best accommodation so far in arusha. Everything is with details. I am in love with my room. Big, spacious , wonderful bathtub, just amazing ! The food is so tasty and delicious again with details ... the presentation was incredible.. nothing to top up!...More

Thank Nana M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Bayleaf Hotel, now The Eight, is a gem in the heart of Arusha. Sitting off the main road in a quiet leafy environment, The Eight offers a serene environment to relax and unwind. The hosts are warm and friendly (Hi Rasheeda) and stop at...More

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"try and ask for a room with window opening to the front side of the hotel.. might have better view of the..."
30 Sep. 2018
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"Sydney suite has the best shower!!"
5 Jan. 2017
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"One room has a private balcony. Rooms on the road side have a better view."
2 Nov. 2016
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"I like the Regency room"
25 Apr. 2016
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