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Lake Duluti Serena Hotel

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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our first night in Tanzania before our full safari started this Lodge offers incredible views across the lake with loads of birds and wildlife to be seen, it's a nice calm place to rest after long flights, the hotel and rooms are well maintained, staff are friendly and the food is good. We walked around the...

Thank Kate V
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a safari in Tanzania and stayed at the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel for 2 nights on the front end and a short day room visit on the back end of our trip. It is a very nice quality hotel located away from the bustle of Arusha. The rooms are bungalows with high ceilings with a sort of...

1Thank Steve H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The hotel seemed very nice, with warm staff and comfortable accommodations, a view of the lake and typical Serena amenities. There were lovely gardens and interesting birds outside my windows. As the hotel was part of a complete tour package, I cannot comment on value for the money.

Thank travelmomadventure
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Our first stop when we reached Tanzania - to rest before we started out on our Safari holiday!! This hotel is so lovely. We were welcomed by the staff and made to feel completely comfortable. The rooms were in small cottages in front of the lake and had little sit outs where we could relax and take in the beautiful...

Thank smb2011
new york
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We arrived late at night and this was a good place to spend the night before a safari trip in Tanzania. The service was very good and the room was nice but did not have air conditioning, I was also disappointed to find that the hotel was not actually on the lake,

2Thank nyer_9
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The first impression when arriving a country is always a ver important one. Lake Duluti Serena hotel location, facilities and service fulfill all the requirements to get the best impression in your first night in Tanzania. A colonial like garden, a nice old house where restaurant, saloon and coffee bar are located give a warm atmosphere of quietness and beauty....

Thank LarryLevene
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Stayed for just one night but it was very pleasant. Serene setting overlooking the lake and away from the bustle of Arusha and a welcome cool change from the heat of Zanzibar. Rooms have no air conditioning but the overhead fan was enough while I was there. Wifi limited to lobby area. The food was not alacarte which was disappointing...

3Thank 284Cathyreview
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We only stayed a night, on our way to a safari, but I wish we would have stayed! The grounds are beautiful, the food quite good, and the staff are so nice and atentive you couldn't ask for more. The rooms are spacious, and surrounded by beautiful gardens. There is much to do around the hotel too!

Thank andreawwt
Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We have made a few visits to Tanzania and Lake Duluti Serena Hotel has always been our first stop. The ground of this property are so beautiful. The rooms are spread out from the main lodge in small groups. Each room has a beautiful view of the grounds. A spacious bath and a very comfortable bed. The morning breakfast buffet...

Thank Dee T
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2015

One of the best lodges with clean well appointed rooms. The views from the rooms is fantastic of the lake. The rooms are in separate huts with thatched roofs and tiled floors. The dining area is in a main building which is very nice and well maintained old house of someone famous. Only trouble was that there is no wi-fi...

Thank Zim25

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set at the heart of a traditional coffee estate in the majestic environs of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the exquisitely appointed Mountain Village Lodge offers heady views over verdant tropical forests, cool mountain walks, a wonderful array of wildlife, roaring fires and superlative cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Duluti Serena Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 2551, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: RM492 - RM1,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Duluti Serena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“The little cabins were super cute and gnome-like”
ricksteenweg, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are available in the main lodge and also in small clusters of thatch-rooved cottages. We liked the privacy and charm of the cottages.”
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LionHeart53, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet”
189elainef, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“have dinner in the lounge and order off bar menu instead of sit down 3 course dinner”
sttbrown, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Depending on how much you want to walk request a room closer or further away from the main building”
pauste1, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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