The Arusha Hotel (formerly The New Arusha Hotel), is centrally located in Arusha City and has been an iconic and well-loved luxury hotel since 1894. It is over 100 years old. Arusha has developed around The Arusha Hotel, which stands amidst its mature tropical gardens that are beautifully landscaped, with rolling lawns, mature trees and exotic plants are home to many of East Africa’s rich birdlife. It is one of the few 5 star hotels in Arusha.

Having recently been renovated and refurbished it is loved by business and adventure travellers. Although the hotel has been renovated one can see the preserved architectural structure and character through the many old photographs that line the walls of the hotel.

In the recent past The Arusha Hotel has played host to some high profile guests including former President Bill Clinton, Shaggy, the late Miriam Makeba, Will & Jada Smith and Jessica Biel.

The Arusha Hotel has a total of 86 elegantly furnished rooms:

  • 57 Standard Rooms
  • 25 Executive Rooms
  • 4 Suites

The room facilities include: 24 hour in room service, Satellite TV with international news and movie channels, Air conditioning, Desk & Chair, International direct dialing, In room electronic safe, non smoking rooms, smoke detector/ sprinkler in room, Tea and coffee making facility, Guest amenities, Mosquito nets, Wireless internet, Guest bathroom, Private lounge.

Dining and Bar
There are various dining and bar facilities at The Arusha Hotel namely:

  • Parachichi Restaurant – Main dining
  • Hatari Tavern – named after the film “Hatari” serves drinks, light meals and snacks
  • The Lounge
  • Bustani Bar

Banqueting & Conferences
The Arusha Hotel is one of the best meeting and conference venues. The conferencing facilities are unrivalled in elegant business surroundings and a dedicated team of expert coordinators. Events can be held in the lush grounds with tropical flowers. These areas are available for parties, receptions, dinners or weddings.

Pool, Gym & Holistic Spa
The Arusha Hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool, children’s pool and open air Jacuzzi. One can also take full advantage of the extensive and fully equipped, high tech gym, which is fully air-conditioned and located adjacent to the pool area.


  • Airport Transfers
  • Business Centre
  • Curio Shop
  • Golf
  • Msumbi Coffee Shop
  • Safari Casino
  • Swala Gem Traders
  • WI-FI
  • Events