If you love coffee and East Africa safaris then add Arusha Coffee Lodge in Tanzania to your bucket list now and find a flight to the emerald, green hills of Mount Meru and Arusha Coffee Lodge.
A sensory explosion of coffee pickers harvesting the beans, the fresh roasting aromas of freshly brewed coffee and the lush coffee plantations against the verdant hills make this Tanzania destination more than worth your while.
Find the gorgeous Arusha Coffee Lodge nestling on the western outskirts of Arusha, Tanzania, on a working coffee plantation, hemmed in by endless acres of berry-laden coffee bushes. Picture the original homestead of the early 1900s here when safaris and coffee were bosom buddies and feel the aura of this graceful old lodge that once housed coffee plantation landowners.
Choose one of 30 Plantation Houses, including 12 Plantation Suites, that sprawl through the emerald coffee fields and appreciate the coffee bean theme in all the décor and design. Feel at home in an old homestead where hospitality remains a strong value and guests are included like old friends visiting the farm. It’s cool up here in the mountains of Arusha so sit beside the glowing fire at night in the cosy lounge before wining and dining in the gourmet a la carte restaurant.
Arusha Coffee Lodge offers visitors the best of all worlds – time to tour the coffee plantations and learn more about the history and culture of coffee and the local people who tend the fields, time to tour the neighbouring and famous game reserves of Kilimanjaro, Arush and the Serengeti too. Stroll around Arusha town to experience the markets, artworks and spicy local foods, the museums and monuments that take your fancy.
Relax back at the lodge beside the sparkling swimming pool or sip a coffee on the garden terrace before buying more coffee products in the boutiques. A wonderful base from which to explore the Arusha environs, Mount Meru and more! Voyage2Africa is your go-to travel expert to tailor make this dream tour in a jiffy to Tanzania.
Arusha Coffee Lodge was once an original plantation house but has been completely revamped to achieve the highest standards of comfort in a hotel setting for aspiring coffee-loving travellers. Coupled with spectacular vistas of the imposing Mount Meru and the old world charm of a bygone era, the lodge makes for a perfect stopover pre- or post your Tanzania safari itinerary.
Arusha Coffee Lodge is ideal for families on a quest for some quiet time out away from the hubbub of the city, offering babysitting service to allow parents to get the most out of their stay on coffee and scones, tours and hikes.
This superb Tanzania accommodation embraces 30 luxury Plantation Houses and Suites all featuring plush en-suite bathrooms, lounges and balconies that offer impressive views of the lush coffee plantations and the ever-present Mount Meru.
All suites have that ubiquitous coffee bean theme and boast flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars, tea and coffee making amenities, electronic safes, room service and a lot of other conveniences to ensure a more comfortable and relaxing stay.
Find fabulous main areas at Arusha Coffee Lodge cosily waiting in their charismatic red-brick structure – a haven for relaxing after stunning tours all day in the bar, lounge and dining areas. Take a scenic stroll in the perfectly manicured gardens where an oval shaped swimming pool beckons on a hot day and splash out on some cool souvenirs at the two boutiques.
The lodge offers an a la carte menu at Redds African Grill House and serves scrumptious Tanzanian cuisine and other African specialities to the backdrop of warming log fires. Sundowners and drinks can be enjoyed at the cosy Safari Bar while the lodge serves only the best coffee which can be sampled at the coffee shop and patisserie.
Explore the vibey town of Arusha and its traditional spicy food restaurants, its bars and colourful market stalls. Take a game viewing safari into the nearby Arusha National Park for thrilling walking trails, game drives as well as canoeing, an exploit not available in any of the other parks in the country.
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