A luxury modern hotel centrally located in Arusha, the safari capital of Tanzania, Mount Meru Hotel is ideal for a comfortable stopover before and after a Kilimanjaro trek, a safari in the Serengeti or for a business trip. With all the facilities of a good international hotel, it has been recently refurbished with an understated African opulence and is set in beautifully maintained grounds and gardens that are an oasis of tranquillity in the busy city. With wide views towards Mount Meru at the front and over lush gardens and golf course at the back, it’s easy to forget you’re in the city at all.
Mount Meru has 178 rooms including a variety of suites and executive rooms. Light and airy with floor to ceiling windows, warm wooden floors and clean modern lines, the décor is discreet and relaxing. Very comfortable beds are made up in soft linen with throws and cushions of rich fabrics, and all the conveniences of air-condiitoning, wi-fi, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, and tea and coffee facilities are included. En-suite bathrooms have good rain showers and frosted glass panels to the bedroom allow daylight to filter through.
The gardens are well laid out with plenty of ornamental fountains, seating areas and paths to wander, or relax by the pristine swimming pool, where the casual poolside restaurant makes great pizzas. There are several more dining options inside, from the formal à la carte restaurant to the main buffet restaurant, with a lovely terrace for open air breakfasts, and the Arabica coffee bar for light meals, and room service is also available. The Menwezi bar has quite a buzz at weekends when it is a popular spot for chic locals.
The extensive conference facilities catering for up to 220 delegates make Mount Meru a good base for business travellers and the golf course adjoining the hotel grounds allows for relaxation between work sessions. A small gym, spa and well equipped business centre complete the picture.
Clean, modern and friendly, Mount Meru is a good choice whether you want to relax and unwind between safaris or get down to business in style.