Arusha Planet Lodge
Arusha Planet Lodge is a mid–range accommodation (3-star) found in the heart of Arusha city in Tanzania just 5 miles from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lodge is between Arusha and Moshi, and it’s an hour drive from Arusha national park. Arusha Planet Lodge is in an ideal place and convenient for one to enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha city while from different international countries like USA, London, Mexico, Canada, Dubai, etc. The lodge is under planet hotels that offer different accommodations in Tanzania.
Arusha Planet lodge consist of 28 comfortable and spacious rooms that reflects the African traditional building style with modern comfort . Rooms are well decorated , elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers/Bathtubs , mosquito nets, hair driers , Air conditioning , satellite , flat screen TVs, private balconies and sitting areas ,you relax while enjoying the spectacular view of mount Kilimanjaro , Mount Meru and surrounding area . Rooms are well equipped with comfortable and spacious beds with queen sized bed with ceiling fans. There are bonfires in the rooms that provides warmth to visitors staying during cold nights. Rooms are in different categories and sizes; single ,double and triple rooms . The cost of the rooms ranges from 200$ per night and above and in High season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
Arusha Planet lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different meal types both international and local meals that meets guests choice ; Buffet breakfast ,lunch in the gardens and dinner in the dining room served by well trained ,friendly and organized staff , A well stocked bar with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, A swimming pool that cools off the hot arusha afternoon , you relax in water and sip the cocktail or monktail while overlooking the spectacular view of Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru , Arusha town and surrounding area , Free parking space available, Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, business centers with conference halls , wedding meetings and honey moon package etc. Healthy and fitness centers with Spa , Gym, massage ,steam bathe , Excellent and comfortable beds with washed and clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the lodge like climbing , swimming, hiking , playing and many other
Arusha is the city in the northeastern part of Tanzania lower mount Meru and on the eastern edge of the great Rift valley . Arusha town is the way to safari destinations and to Mt Kilimanjaro the highest Africa’s peak lying on 100Km northeast and west of Serengeti national park home of different wildlife like; Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, zebras, antelopes, Impalas ,Rhinoes, leopards etc and different species of birds. Tanzania is an east african country bordering Uganda in the north, Kenya in the North east ,Malawi and Mozambique in the south, Rwanda,Burundi and democratic Republic congo in the west. Dodoma is the current capital city of Tanzania though Dar-el-salaam was the former . Arusha city has the total population of 416,442 and 323,198 of surrounding Arusha district. There are different activities to do while staying in Arusha safari lodge include; city tour in Arusha town, Hiking and climbing at mount Kilimanjaro since it has three volcanic cones; Kibo , Mawezi and shira as a dormant volcanoes in Tanzania , bird watching/Birding , Visiting mount Meru water falls, Arusha village experience, Arusha declaration Museum etc. Arusha has different accommodations; budget, mid-range, and luxury accommodations which are friendly to guests visiting Tanzania.