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Mount Meru Hotel

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stayed there for a night. They had happy hour which was awesome, cant beat 2 for 1 drinks. The rooms are small and outdated, I would expect more considering what they charge per night. The next day, we went to relax by the pool and the pool attendant was a total creep, he asked me if I wanted the keys...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a no frills hotel, it's clean and has all the services. Your bags and you go through security on arrival. The hotel has a swimming pool, bars and restaurants. The room is standard and lacks personality it could be any where in the world. The service was very good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I expected a lot more from an advertised 4-star hotel at $120/night (corporate rate). The hotel was looking well past its prime, the rooms are rather small and badly designed, the lighting is depressing, and the wifi wasn't great. On my third night the fire alarm went off around 20 times over a 2-hour period between 10pm and midnight, and...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

After a long day of traveling, we were happy to end up at this hotel and have a day to relax before we began our safari adventure. The hotel was beautiful, we enjoyed the pool and the restaurant and we appreciated the service.

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Mwanza Region, Tanzania
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I went to this hotel with my son and daughter for swimming and lunch a couple of times, We have a wonderful experience there with staff treating us as very special customers, The Dining Room Manager Gaston always was very professional and makes us feel at home.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Mount Meru hotel is a luxurious escape in the heart of cheap hotels and hostels, make no mistake you pay for the luxury but if a 5 star western style hotel is what you seek then Mount Meru is your answer. It has 2 restaurants on site, a giftshop, an armed ATM, pool bar with additional pizza restaurant along with...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This should be my third visit to this hotel. It's Clean. Good lighting. Courteous staff. Good food, especially breakfast. Very good location, and once the road is finished it will be even better. Only one little thing I hope/ wish they could work on is the bathrooms (in the rooms). Maybe Install a door in the shower area so the...

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Thank Muhandichi M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Despite ongoing road construction passing by the entrance, the hotel is a peaceful and secure oasis. The grounds are large, well maintained and were great for taking leisurely walks and sighting Mt Meru on a clear day. There is a swimming pool near the pizza/BBQ area which seemed popular with families on a Sunday. The hotel has an open design...

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United States
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a really nice hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were clean, breakfast was amazing, and the grounds are beautiful. There was one really, really big problem though - almost no water pressure in the shower (somehow water pressure in the sink was fine). The water trickled out of half of the shower. After a five-day camping safari...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

For sure I will recommend this hotel. Everything is ok from the stuff to the cleanliness to the wifi connection The breakfast is also amazing In Arusha the best Hotel to visit Will for sure visit again

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the place where heaven meets earth, where the rhythm of nature pounds to the beat of an African drum, and where life is all about a revival of the senses. Mount Meru Hotel is situated in the tranquil green area of Sekei, Arusha. The ideal location gives you panoramic views of Mount Meru on the one side and the Gymkhana golf course on the other. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you are invited to take delight in the breath-taking setting, lend your ears to the beautiful sounds of nature meeting civilisation, and touch the heart of Tanzanian highlife and luxury. The city centre and main business area are located nearby and Kilimanjaro international airport is just 50km from the hotel. Services: The Hotel offers a wide variety of business and leisure facilities with wireless internet connection throughout the Hotel. The rooms are an experience of understated African opulence, open space and natural light. The Hotel boasts 4 premier restaurants to tantalize even the most discerning guest’s taste buds. The main restaurant, Meru, offers guests buffet style meals. Fine dining at Duluti is based on a la carte international cuisine combined with local spices, an eclectic blend of tastes and fragrances! Named after Africa’s great lake, Tanganyika Pizza bar is created for you to enjoy a light lunch as you lounge around the pool. The ultimate indulgence at Arabica Coffee Shop is surely their cappuccino. They serve light lunches and a selection of delectable confectionery. You can end your day at the Mawenzi Cigar Bar whilst sampling some of Scotland’s and Cuba’s finest exports. Conference and Banqueting: A wide variety of conveniently sized, air-conditioned business facilities are available. The modern and equipped banquets rooms are perfect venues for meetings, seminars, cocktail parties, dinners and other functions. All conference rooms are fitted with their own sound systems, telephone and wireless connection. Secretarial services, photocopying and fax services are available, as well as spacious areas for breakaway groups. We can also arrange decoration music, lighting and entertainment. Special indoor and outdoor venues are available for high level meetings, cocktail parties and dinners. Mount Meru Hotel won the "Best Luxury Hotel 2011" and Tanzania Info Guide magazine presented this award at the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair 2011. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Meru Hotel

Address: Nairobi - Moshi Road | Sekei Area, Arusha 2673, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $194 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mount Meru Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 178
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Arusha
#2 Spa Hotel in Arusha
#2 Business Hotel in Arusha
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“Choose the rooms with a mountain view!”
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“Eor the best view of Mount Meru, choose rooms facing the Eastern side.”
juliusk318, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Mount Meru view”
yoongw, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Views facing to the mountain”
harvman, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with view of golf course, rear of building”
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