Arusha Serena Hotel


Step back in time on to a colonial coffee farm

With rolling lawns close to the shores of Lake Duluti and beneath the protective gaze of Mount Meru, Arusha Serena Hotel welcomes guests to step back in time and experience the authentic splendor of Arusha’s rich history and spectacular landscapes. A remnant of a bygone era, the bespoke wooden furnishings and well-appointed rooms are a charming sanctuary for visitors to Tanzania’s popular ‘Northern Safari Circuit’. Close to the prominent safari destinations of Tanzania and Mount Kilimanjaro, this hotel gives guests opportunities to experience the town of Arusha in its essence. Visitors can find endless entertainment within the vicinity. Enjoy a nature trail around the lake, or paddle across its waters. The winding coffee plantations are ideal for mountain biking, while Mount Meru, one of Africa’s highest mountains, is perfect for avid hikers.Expansive grounds guarded by majestic trees invite guests to unwind in one of the 42 elegant and spacious en-suite rooms. Built in the style of thatched rondavel cottages, each room features wide timbered balconies and marble bathrooms. The main building is where the ambient dining room and its tantalising meals can be found. Relish English breakfasts on the lawns and sundowners by the lake. Grab a book from the charming library, or relax in the shade on a garden terrace.


  • Ideally located as a gateway to the Tanzanian ‘Northern Safari Circuit’ and on the shores of Lake Duluti
  • About an hour from Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Mountain bike through the coffee plantations, paddle across the lake, or climb Mount Meru
  • The 42 en-suite rooms feature wide timbered balconies with resplendent views over the surrounding area
Restaurant on premises Malaria area Bedrooms all have satellite TV Secure parking Spa


Arusha Serena Hotel

With spectacular views of Lake Duluti and on the slopes of Mount Meru, Arusha Serena Hotel offers a peaceful retreat for travellers to Tanzania’s  “Northern Safari Circuit’. Enjoy breakfast and sundowners on the shores of the lake, or simply unwind within the warm ambience of the country-manor interior. The hotel’s 42 elegant en-suite rooms provide ample comfort with serene views and bespoke wooden finishes.

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