Located only 20 minutes away from Arusha and Kilimanjaro airport, Rivertrees Country Inn is the perfect place to stay before and after a safari. It is nestled in between Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, in natural gardens along the Usa River. There are 18 individually styled garden rooms, 2 hidden cottages and the River House—a secluded thatched cottage on the Usa River. Fresh country meals are served in the restaurant, gardens, the pub and in the beautifully restored farmhouse with its warm ochre colors and cherished family antiques. Enjoy a Rivertrees signature massage and soak at the spa with a personal therapist.
The inn offers tranquility enhanced with contemporary conveniences, ideal for rejuvenation or deep relaxation after a long safari or strenuous climb up Mount Kilimanjaro or Mount Meru.
Each of the 18 Garden Rooms are nestled under a blanket of trees, overlooking the expansive gardens of Rivertrees. Each room is unique in its decor, filled with high quality antique furniture and intricate floor coverings. Amenities include self contained bathrooms with shower or bathtub, mosquito netting, hot water, bottled water, complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas, a laptop available for guest use, laundry services, and private dining upon request.
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The 2 River Cottages perfectly meld both nature and privacy for your entire stay. These cottages are situated along the Usa River under a grove of trees boasting two families of monkeys (Blue & Vervet)! Additional amenities to the Garden Rooms include an outdoor private shower, a large patio overlooking the river and complete handicap accessibility.
The latest addition to Rivertrees is the exclusive River House offering two identical wings, each suited for double accommodation, available to book either as a partial or complete house. It is suggested that you outfit your stay with a private chef and butler, each which can be arranged through the Reservations Manager. Additional amenities to the River House include stone designed full bath and shower, complimentary private Wi-Fi access, living room, bar, full kitchen, and terrace area.
Rivertrees offers excellent country cuisine, using fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables grown in the Rivertrees gardens. The aroma of freshly baked bread, herbs and spices wafting in from the kitchens will pique your appetite. The restaurant features a 4-course dinner menu, as well as an a la carte menu which is available at all times. The Bistro menu features sharing plates and pizzas, as well as some desserts.
Cool off at the Inn’s pristine swimming pool
Experience the Rivertrees Signature Massage & Soak at the spa, featuring your own personal therapist. The classic treatment is meant to calm the senses and soothe the body. Enter the outdoor massage banda (thatched house), outfitted with tented mosquito netting and garnished with flowers throughout. Experience one hour of Swedish massage in your choice of either light, medium or deep pressure, followed by a 20 minute soak in the custom-fit bathtub. The cost of the massage and soak is $50 and spans 80 relaxing minutes.
Here are some popular activities that may be arranged by the inn: Lake Duluti Canoeing, Tanzanian Coffee Tour, Local Village Tour, Mountain bike ride, Riverwalk, Cook in the Garden with Rivertrees Chefs, and self-guided bird-watching tours.
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