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Rivertrees Country Inn

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Geddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our travel agent's original itinerary had us arriving at Rivertrees at 11pm and leaving to go on safari at 6am the following morning but when we saw the details of the accommodation and grounds we decided it would be a great place to stay for an extra 24 hours to unwind from our journey. The best decision ever ! We...

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Rivertrees coming and going from our safari. I might be the best game in town as Arusha appeared to have little else to offer at this level. The staff was working hard to please and the rooms were clean and comfortable. The rooms have no phones. clocks or a/c. they did have ceiling fans, but they...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like most people , we used this hotel after our international flight late arrival to sleep over night ,before taking our early morning flight to the Serengeti the next morning . We were not so please with our brief stay. We decided to come back anyway to spend the day on our return trip. As we had 9 hours to...

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I said to each other as we were walking around the property...if we come back to Tanzania we are definitely coming back and making sure it's not one night but days! Pure oasis at Rivertrees Country Inn.

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Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear k_a_justin, Many thanks for your review! We truly hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in the future for a longer stay with us so you could enjoy everything we have to offer! Warm Wishes from the GM team.

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Rivertrees twice on our Safari in Tanzania - a short lived 3 hours on our arrival and a day and half at the end. At the end of our Safari, our host at Rivertree, Baraka, went out of his way to accommodate us. Our plane was leaving at 2:30 a.m. We paid for late check-out but asked...

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Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Docsid, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are delighted to hear about your pleasant stay with us. Kindest Regards from the GM team.

Saratoga, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the rooms, the environment and the food at Rivertrees. I have been there twice in the last two years and miss it already. If you are heading out for safari but need a nice place to stay before or after your long road rides, this is an awesome place.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great spot for having lunch with friends, getting away, or just unwinding. The food is amazing, hospitality is friendly and the views are pretty. It offers a pool and walking trials. Would recommend to anyone for a nice relaxing retreat!

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Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good service and pleasant stay even if it was just for one night. We had just arrived in Tanzania after two days of travel, and a game drive in the Arusha park. We received a good reception: attentive staff, good restaurants, beautiful garden and coffee plantation.

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rivertrees is truly an oasis: green, river running, tall trees, excellent cottages and food. One expects Karen Blixen to walk across the yard. If you can, give yourself a rest day here if you've just flown into JRO (Kilimanjaro) before starting your safari. Great pizza from a large earthen oven.

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morges
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving late evening, we were proposed excellent food and wine. Our room was vast and clean, all personal very nice and friendly. Excellent breakfast and we already left for starting our safari. All good!

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivertrees lies nestled in the foothills of Mount Meru, in view of Mount Kilimanjaro. This peaceful country estate combines old-world ambience, African country elegance, excellent farm cuisine, personal service and genuine warmth from your hosts.The inn offers tranquility enhanced with contemporary conveniences, ideal for rejuvenation following stressful overseas travel or deep relaxation after a long safari or strenuous climb up Mount Kilimanjaro or Mount Meru. ... more   less 

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Address: Near USA-River Village, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: £128 - £513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Rivertrees Country Hotel Arusha
Arusha Country Inn
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#1 Spa Hotel in Arusha
#4 Business Hotel in Arusha
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“We had a little walk from the main restaurant which was great as it allowed a quick wander in the grounds before our departure.”
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“The room was lovely, comfortable, unique, and my first experience sleeping beneath a mosquito net! Loved it all!”
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