Arusha is a city of northern Tanzania surrounded by some of Africa's most famous landscapes and national parks. Beautifully situated below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, it has a pleasant climate and is close to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, and Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as having its own Arusha National Park on Mount Meru. Arusha is the capital of the Arusha Region and has a population of 270,485 (2002 census).
The hotel is set in beautifully landscaped gardens with all the amenities and luxury for the discerning traveler. The tropical gardens are home to many birds and exotic plants, an ideal setting for wedding receptions and outdoor functions. You can also choose to just relax and enjoy the attentive service by the pool heated for your comfort.
The hotel dates back to 1894 and has been home to many travellers on their journey from Cape to Cairo. The Arusha, formerly known as the New Arusha Hotel, underwent an extensive renovation and refurbishment program is now the only five star hotel in Arusha town.