Arusha Coffee Lodge

Location: Serengeti & Northern Tanzania | Tanzania

Sitting on 40 hectares of rich coffee plantations, and being only five minutes away from the airport, Arusha Coffee Lodge is the perfect place for a luxurious overnight stop before beginning your safari adventure. With private balconies overlooking the plantations and beautiful gardens to dine in, it is great for relaxation and rejuvenation at the beginning or end of your journey through Tanzania. Moreover, it is ideal for late night arrivals as meals are served until late.
Perfect forFamilies and couples looking to relax in style and enjoy the greenery of Tanzania.
In the know
  • Architecture styled on the region’s traditional plantation houses
  • Ideal for stopovers and late night arrivals being only five minutes away from the airport
  • Surrounded by beautiful and rich coffee plantations

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Eco-tourism
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Arusha Coffee Lodge sits on one of the many luscious foothills of Mount Meru surrounded by 40 hectares of coffee plantations. The lodge rests on the edge of town allowing a sense of both seclusion and tranquillity. Being just five minutes away from Arusha airport, it is a prime location for stopovers and late night arrivals.

Rooms at Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha Coffee Lodge was built around the original landowner’s house, dating back to the 1900’s, and offers a homely feel that extends to the rooms. The spacious and comfortable rooms are tastefully decorated in the old plantation house style, with wooden framework bringing in the bygone era. Today, Wi-Fi is available in the 18 standard rooms and 12 suites, which include a fireplace and canopy beds to add to the luxury vibe. The rooms also include private balconies overlooking the plantations where you can sit under the stars and truly soak up the peaceful atmosphere.

Food & Drink

The lodge’s executive chef has created a menu which offers a diverse selection fresh, delicious food which is made using locally-sourced quality ingredients. The gardens provide an ideal spot for lunch in the sun or a cup of local coffee, while dinner can be eaten by the warmth of an open fire or outdoors under the stars.


The Arusha Coffee Lodge has a welcoming swimming pool which is located amongst the verdant gardens of the lodge. The lodge also offers massages at its spa, ‘Peaberries’, along with a range of other treatments, such as a ‘body revive’ designed to relax and rejuvenate weary travellers. All treatments use Africology and Pevonia products – known for being luxurious, organic and eco–friendly.

Activities at Arusha Coffee Lodge

The lodge offers a coffee tour to educate guests on the fascinating journey of the coffee bean from the local plantation to their cups. The hotel can also organise a visit to the very scenic Arusha National Park nearby.

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Hotel location

The lodge is only a short five-minute drive from Arusha airport and just 90 minutes from Kilimanjaro airport.

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