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Crest Safari Lodge, Arusha

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Kwa Mrefu, Baraa Road, Arusha, 2123, Tanzania

3-star hotel in Arusha with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 20 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Had a great stay at the Crest Safari Lodge. The staff were very friendly and the room was…Mar 31, 2019
  • Lovely welcoming and clean hotel. Had a very nice and comfortable stay here. Great…Sep 13, 2018

Crest Safari Lodge, Arusha

from $42
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Superior Room

What’s around Crest Safari Lodge, Arusha


  • Arusha Golf Course - 40 min walk
  • Arusha International Conference Centre - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Arusha Clock Tower - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Uhuru Monument - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Arusha Declaration Museum - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Arusha Stadium - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Njiro Complex - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Kilimanjaro Golf Club - 18.8 mi / 30.2 km

Getting around

  • Arusha (ARK) - 17 min drive
  • Kilimanjaro (JRO-Kilimanjaro Intl.) - 44 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time starts at 11 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
  • Disabled parking
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Crest Safari Lodge, Arusha’s small print

Also known as

  • Crest Safari Lodge Arusha
  • Crest Safari Arusha
  • Crest Safari
  • Crest Safari Lodge Hotel
  • Crest Safari Lodge Arusha
  • Crest Safari Lodge Hotel Arusha


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed)/rollaway bed. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property only accepts cash for all onsite payments.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

Deposit: USD 50.0 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle (one way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 11 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Nice hotel, good value
Nice hotel, nice and clean and spacious. Stay away from any goat meat, as the meat is typically overdone, and tough. Off the main road, would be hard to find on your own.
Elizabeth, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Hotel, but not central
This is a great hotel, with fast and courteous check in,a lovely restaurant with a great menu, and bar. My room is large and spacious. Hot water was abundant. Electricity was 24 seven. Staff speak very good English and are very helpful. I stayed twice, once before safari and once after safari. I have found that Tanzanians tend to over cook their meat, and this is certainly true of Cedar safari inn. I tried the goat, and it was horrible I had to send back. My second stay, I ordered vegetables in coconut sauce with steamed rice that it was excellent. A little off the main road, which is good for quietness, but you would never know our hotel is back there. This is not in downtown Arusha, so to get to the better restaurants, you have to take a taxi. Or just go veg with the restaurant at the hotel. Lots of Kilimanjaro hikers, and those going on Safari.
Elizabeth, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice and clean hotel
Clean rooms with hot water. Friendly staff. the hotel is located 10 min drive from the city center.
Divya, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Crest Sf Lodge - Great place in Arusha for a night
Really great service! This is a small hotel with amazing manager, staff and support associates. Perfect if you are in Arusha for a night before your safari trip or going to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. Very reasonably priced. Have a good airport pick up/drop off service for a small fee. This is like a big residential house separated into several rooms. good security provided. Would love to go back and spend a couple days if the opportunity arises.
sandip, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Safe place to stay in Arusha
Very comfortable hotel with great food which is good as its too scary to walk in and around Arusha.
Graham, ca1 night romance trip

Crest Safari Lodge, Arusha

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