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Rivertrees Country Inn

A timeless Africa country feel on the outskirts of Arusha

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Located just outside the bustling town of Arusha, the Rivertrees Country Inn is a charming property that was once an old coffee farm. The setting is delightfully picturesque. The cottages overlook River Usa, the colourful gardens are maintained perfectly and when the skies are clear, Africa’s largest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, is a view like no other!


Located on the outskirts of Arusha, the Rivertrees Country Inn benefits from good accessibility (to Kilimanjaro international airport, into the town centre, to Arusha National Park etc.), as well as seclusion and utter tranquility. If time and energy allow, there is much to be explored around the area. The foothills of Mt Meru and its crater lake, Lake Duluti, sit 15 minutes away and beautiful, authentic villages surround the lodge offering insights into local life.


The Rivertrees Country Inn sits on a large area of land, attractive to those looking to completely relax in a beautiful setting… the black and white colobus monkeys have found it the perfect home too! The lodge itself grew in stages so there are different cottages and room types to choose from, all with river or garden views. The winding pathways guide you between the restaurants, the swimming pool, the massage hut, the friendly reception, the massage hut, the activity centre and the relaxing lounge area.


Each of the 18 rooms (either in the River House, the River Cottage, the Farm House or the garden rooms) were built with individual care and design. The design throughout the property – a timeless African country elegance – has been preserved over the years through the history of the estate and this is what guests love about it.


The location of the lodge provides a good base for a range of outdoor activities and day trips. Rivertrees offer guided birding walks, Arusha National Park day trips, Tanzania coffee and local village tours, Lake Duluti canoe trips and mountain bike excursions. On the other hand, for guests looking to relax before or after their safari trip, the peaceful gardens, the delicious food and the massage hut provide exactly that.

Large rooms, spacious and beautiful grounds

Quite high rates in the higher room types

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