Lying on the gently rolling foothills that cascade down from the ever-present Mount Meru is the bustling and vibrant town of Arusha. Comprising of 30 Plantation Houses that radiate out into the evergreen coffee fields, Arusha Coffee Lodge has been designed around the original landowner’s home that dates back to the early 1900’s. The theme of coffee permeates throughout Arusha Coffee Lodge, reflecting in the colours and textures of the delightfully comfortable accommodations with beautifully appointed en suite bathrooms. It is here on the outskirts of this town, hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, that you will find Arusha Coffee Lodge, a perfect haven for relaxation either before or after any East African safari.
Plantation Rooms are cosy and comfortably furnished rooms nestled among the aromatic coffee trees. A welcoming atmosphere greets guests, who enjoy an inviting in-room log fire, en suite bathroom with shower and bath, and a verandah overlooking the surrounding green coffee garden. Amenities include: ensuite bathroom with shower and bath, bathrobes and slippers, in-room electronic safe, mini-bar (stocked on request), in-room log burning fire, internal telephone system, tea and coffee making facilities, laundry service available.
Plantation Suites are spacious, modern yet homely retreats among the coffee trees. With a soothing rainfall shower and generous bathtub, a private outside terrace with log fire, a 32” TV with satellite service and attractive décor reflecting the omnipresent theme of coffee, a Plantation Suite invites guests to relax and unwind. Plantation suites include: international satellite TV service, in-room WiFi, bathrobes and slippers, private sun terrace with log-fire burner, balcony terrace with lounge furniture, in-room electronic safe, fully stocked mini-bar, internal telephone system, room service from personal attendant, tea and coffee making facilities, laundry service available.
Taking its name from the Roman god of food and wine, ‘Bacchus’ restaurant is located within the main house at Arusha Coffee Lodge. ‘Bacchus’ is 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.
The restaurant is open Monday to Friday 6:30am to 10:00am for breakfast. You can choose between a full buffet breakfast (if available), or a continental breakfast. Alternatively you may order from the a la carte menu. Under the direction of the Executive Chef, Arusha Coffee Lodge offers a delicious daily 4-course luncheon buffet. ‘The Garden Buffet ‘ offers a selection of succulent meats, a wide variety of fresh vegetarian options, delicious desserts, and aromatic coffees all of which are served in the relaxing atmosphere of the Coffee Lodge’s garden.
Experience extraordinary game viewing in specially designed 4x4 vehicles. Knowledgeable and entertaining driver guides take guests as close to the action as it gets! Night drives provide a rare and completely differently view of the diverse inhabitants of the bush. There is a swimming pool and spa area behind the reception and restaurant.