Arusha Coffee Lodge: Information from the owner
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.
|No. of rooms||12|
Main description of Arusha Coffee Lodge
Arusha Coffee Lodge: Facilities
|Property facilities||Private Vehicle Available|
|Room facilities||Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Fireplace, Fridge, Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Verandah, Electrical Outlets, Bath, Clothes Press, Complementary Wi-Fi, Iron / Ironing Board, Laundry Service (Available), Hair Dryer, Heater|
|Available services||Chauffer Service, Foreign Exchange, Room Service, Room Service (24 hours), Travel Desk, Airport Shuttle (Available), Credit Card, Babysitting Service|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Fine Dining, Garden Tours, Massages, Bird Watching, Gourmet Picnic, Animal Encounters, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Golf, Hot-air Ballooning, Museums, Safaris, Tennis Court, Wildlife Tours|
Room types at Arusha Coffee Lodge
The Arusha Coffee Lodge Plantation Rooms are nestled amongst the Burka Estate coffee bushes, each possessing a welcoming open log-fire, and all adorned by comfortable and homely furnishings: Additional Features include: Mini-bar (stocked on request)
The theme of coffee is never far away at Arusha Coffee Lodge, and this is never more evident than in the Plantation Suites where coffee beans are included within the design features of both the bedroom and the ensuite bathroom. Additional Features include: Balcony terrace with lounge furniture Internal telephone system Room service from personal attendant
Activities at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day trips to Arusha National Park and Mt Meru
Take a picnic lunch and enjoy an excursion to the slopes of Mt Meru where Arusha National Park is located. The park enjoys an abundance of birdlife, and quite a variety of wildlife, although not as dense as some other more famous parks. The landscape within its relatively small 137km2 is impressively varied and offers some spectacular views.
A day excursion to Arusha National Park is an additional cost to accommodation.
Indulge in a pampering and relaxing treatment at Peaberries. Select from bouquet of treatments, including massages, pedicures, manicures, waxes and facials.
Spa treatments are not included in accommodation price.
Take a refreshing dip in the heat of the day, or relax in a sun lounger by the pool.
The ‘Bean-to-Cup’ Coffee Estate Tour
Explore the world of coffee like never before.
Take a guided walk around the workings of the coffee plantation to see how the coffee is grown, harvested, dried, and produced into the aromatic coffee that we drink every day. A coffee tour takes about an hour, and culminates in that all-important coffee tasting!
Tours are an additional cost to accommodation.
Tour of Arusha Town
Arusha is a bustling town with one of the fastest growing populations in Africa. A variety of shopping and cultural experiences are on offer, including Masai Markets, the Tanzanite Museum, Museum of Natural History and Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre, plus a variety of boutique gift shops, cafes and restaurants.
City tour of Arusha is at an additional cost to accommodation.
The Trader's Walk is a collection of 5 boutique shops and gourmet food places within the ground of Arusha Coffee Lodge showcasing some of the best creativity and ingenuity of Tanzania.
Shanga - The workshop creating arts and crafts for sale
Shanga (meaning ‘bead' in Swahili) is a heartwarming project dedicated to supporting and empowering community members with disabilities. With breaking down obstacles for Tanzanians with disabilities and a commitment to environmentally sustainable business practices as its core values, Shanga is a for-profit company that creates positive impacts. Now comprised of a bustling workshop and trendy boutique, Shanga has grown exponentially from what started with one beaded necklace and a desire to help those in need.
Soko - The gift shop
From safari clothing to those all-important keepsakes, and from sparkling jewellery to locally-made crafts, Soko (meaning 'market' in Swahili) provides an opportunity to take home that gift that will remind you of those very special African memories.
Jikoni - The authentic African kitchen
Sample the true essence of traditional African cuisine in this open-to-air restaurant. With locally grown produce combined with delicious herbs and spices, your senses will be elevated and your palate sated as you learn a new, unique and delectable style of cooking.
The Tanzanite Experience
Tanzanite Experience specialises in authentic, ethically-mined Tanzanite gemstones and jewellery. Tanzanite is a beautiful blue stone, said to be a 1000 times rarer than diamonds!
A delightful gourmet cafe selling freshly ground coffee either 'to go' or served on Kahawa's shaded terrace. With freshly baked cakes and pastries to compliment your choice of beverage, Kahawa is the address to visit for that home-grown coffee experience.
Restaurants at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Taking its name from the Roman god of food and wine, Bacchus is located within the main house at Arusha Coffee Lodge. The ideal locale for those wishing to enjoy a menu that has been crafted with a discerning palate in mind. This menu, created and devised by our Executive Chef, pays homage to international gourmet and culinary techniques whilst featuring the very finest in fresh, locally sourced produce that in turn enhances each dish with that all-important local flavoring. With a host of excellent wines to choose from, served by our friendly and attentive team of waiters and waitresses, Bacchus will make each and every visit a very special occasion indeed. Bacchus Restaurant offers à la carte menus that can be tailored to any dietary requirements.