Arumeru River Lodge was constructed on the site of a former coffee farm and is situated only 700 meter south of the main Arusha – Moshi road, just a 35 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport and 15 minutes from Arusha town. Lush tropical garden and African bushland make up the grounds of the Arumeru River Lodge, a resort built on the site of an old coffee plantation. The owners’ dedication to personalised service and luxurious accommodation make it the ideal place from which to start your safari or rest before embarking on the trek up mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, whose landmass forms a backdrop to the lodge.
Arumeru River Lodge is spread over 12 acres of beautifully furbished gardens and natural bushland, bordering on the Arumeru River lined with large old trees.
The main building contains the resort facilities, a comfortable lounge and the bar, the reception with Telephone/Fax, Internet corner, a fashion boutique and souvernir shop, and the restaurant. The terrace restaurantwith magnificient views of the mountains Meru and Kilimanjaro overlooks the tropical gardens and a large solar-heated swimming pool.
Accommodation and Meals
There are only 21 spacious, comfortable rooms with ensuite bathrooms and verandahs in ten chalets, all on the ground floor nested in a tropical garden that is famous for its botanical specimens. The atmosphere of the rooms relies on the traditional eco-friendly African architecture . Small Dikdik Antelopes and Guinea fowls are roaming freely between the chalets and can be watched at close range. All rooms are tastefully decorated and permanently kept in mint condition.
The restaurant at Arumeru River Lodge offers exquisite international and African cuisine, à la carte and buffet. A special light lunch and snack menu for food is served during the day on the terrace and at the swimming pool. The chefs also make you comfortable with fresh made bread, cakes and pastries.
ACTIVITIES: Rainforest Walk, Village Walk,Organic Coffee Walk, Lake Duluti Walk