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Players Gym

Bar, Pub, Pizza
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PPF Complex Njiro | Off Njiro Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Arusha, Tanzania
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

it is now life fitness centre. It has a nice playground for kids and the swimming pool is great for small kids (though when I went it wasn't clean at all). food is not good and service is poor; but it is a great place for kids to play around. there is also a gym and tennis court

Thank alice m
Nairobi, Kenya
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309 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Players has become my 'local' by virtue of being the closest bar/restaurant to where I'm staying in Arusha. The outdoor seating area is a pleasant place to have a few quiet beers at the end of a long day in the office, although the seats & tables are old and the service can be quite slow if the waitress is... More 

Thank AussieOnTheRoadcom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

This place used to be a one of a kind place. It was fun to hang out with friends and family. Now they have closed for renovation don't know til when they open the restaurant again

Thank Godwin M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Good size room with exercise equipment. Few treadmills, selection of dumbbells with benches, machines for strength training. Room is facing 2 pools for children and adults, both were under repairs at the time of review. Unfortunately gym is in the same building with bar/restaurant, kitchen smell is always present. Bring your own water and towel. There is room for group... More 

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Pemba, Mozambique
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2012

As a first time visitor to Arusha and attending a two week course I had more than enough time to discover dining venues. I phoned friends for advise, queried the taxi-man and followed my Nokia N8 Maps to many prospects. On many an occasion I just walked out after studying the menu and got badly lured to spectacular menu photos/option... More 

Thank Gustav F
Skierniewice, Poland
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148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Not the most amazing place in Arusha but has a gym, pool, bar and play area for children. In need of a bit of TLC. the food is ok and probably has some of the best sushi in Arusha.

Thank Paul J
SaulBasckin, Owner at Players Gym, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, we have almost finished our refurbishment and new menu has been implemented. The Tennis Court Refurbishment has been completed, next is the swimming pool and kiddies playground. More 

Arusha, Tanzania
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

The sushi is good, and the place is getting a facelift which should help things out. Good game atmosphere for sports fans.

Thank AthanasA
Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Players Gym offer a decent selection of european and mediteranean meals at reasonable prices in a pleasant environment with playground activities to keep the kids entertained.

Thank Jonathan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PPF Complex Njiro | Off Njiro Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?