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Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha Coffee Lodge lies cradled in the endless verdant acres of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation, amongst the rolling foothills of Mount Meru. This exclusive, boutique hotel spreads through the grounds around the farm's original plantation house.

At a Glance

  • A great lodge in which to pause and take stock before embarking on safari

  • Interesting guided tours around the working coffee plantation

  • Delicious meals served in the atmospheric Plantation House

  • Comfortable rooms spread through the plantation with homely log fires and sun terraces

  • Just 10 minutes from Arusha Airport taking any pressure off arrangements for the following day

Family, Culture, Honeymoon, Spa & health

Insider's View

This is a great spot to relax for a couple of days before or after a safari

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Their onsite shop Shanga is worth a look purely because it sells the most unique souvenirs I have seen in Tanzania for quite some time.

Harriet Whitmarsh

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Arusha Coffee Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Serengeti and northern Tanzania


The Arusha Coffee Lodge accommodation consists of 18 plantation suites and 12 Plantation rooms spreading into the evergreen coffee fields. The Lodge has been designed around the original estate home as a focal point, itself dating back to the early 1900s.

The main Plantation House, at the center of the property retains a warm and homely atmosphere with log fires in each room to ward off any evening mountain chill. Within the main building are an a la carte restaurant, an intimate bar and a cosy lounge.

The grounds are lush and quiet, lovely to walk through, and the popular garden terrace is a great spot to enjoy afternoon tea.

Arusha Coffee Lodge is the place to relax and rejuvenate before or after a Tanzanian safari. Laze around the swimming pool, enjoy a sundowner at the Safari Bar, unwind after a delicious locally sourced meal in the lounge with a nightcap and a fireside chat, or indulge yourself with massages or treatments at the fabulous spa.


There are 18 luxurious plantation suites and 12 plantation rooms.

Plantation Room
Plantation Suite


Children of all ages are welcome and children under 3 year old stay free of charge.


A 'a la carte' restaurant, bar, lounge, 2 boutiques, a swimming pool and garden terrace, Spa offering massages, manicures and pedicures and various other treatments


The 'Bean-to-Cup' Coffee Estate Tour, Visit to Arusha National Park for forest walks and picnics, take a day trip to Ngorongoro, head into the city center and visit the Museum of Natural History, or the Tanzanite Museum, or the Maasai Market, or the Cultural Center

Location & Directions

Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha Coffee Lodge is located among the gently rolling foothills around the base of Mt Meru. The lodge is set on the western edge of the town of Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania's top safari reserves.

When to go

Tanzania is a large country, with a varied climate. Generally, the long rains run from March to May - the temperature is warm and the humidity is high. June to October is the long dry season, and the short rains are in November and December, much lighter than the long rains. January and February are again dry (the short dry season) so this is another good time to visit.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Arusha Coffee Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Serengeti and northern Tanzania

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