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Hadera, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The facility is very nice and the rooms are well equipped. There is a lot of area inside the grounds of the hotel to walk around and enjoy the view. The security at the entrance was a bit scary as they checked under our car with a mirror.

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback very much appreciated. On under car security check it is not that we have had any threat it is a measure of alertness at all times and ensuring nothing is left to chance security wise. I look forward to you or your friends staying with us in future if you come to Arusha - Tanzania...

Sheffield
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived here after a night flight to Nairobi followed by an early connecting flight to Kilimanjaro, we were warmly greeted and offered fresh fruit juice, we had a little wait for our bedroom but in fairness it was only about 9am. The rooms are spacious, lovely big bed and beautiful views towards the lake. It is spotlessly clean. After...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you for your valuable feedback. We take feedback seriously since it gives us a measure of our performance from our customers view point. I look forward to meet you or your friends incase you come back to Arusha in the near future. Yours sincerely Gerald Macharia.

Alfreton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Situated ouside Arusha along a bumpy road, It is situated with reasonable views down over Lake Duluti. The rooms are situated throughout a well keep garden. Stayed here twice once at the beginning of our trip and again at the end. The rooms are large, one had three single beds and the other had two. They are kept very clean,...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad that you did enjoy our services during your stay with us. We promise to always endeavor to deliver the best. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcome your friends or yourself in future if you happen to come back to Arusha. Your's Sincerely Gerald macharia

tipperary ireland
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an old world hotel on the outskirts of Arusha on the shores of Lake Duluti. The accommodation is in lodges on the grounds and these are really well furnished with all the 'mod cons' of a modern hotel. None of the lodges are overlooked and all the public gardens are beautifully laid out and maintained. The front desk...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

I take this opportunity to thank you for your valuable feedback on this site. Positive feedback is a true measure of our performance and we promise to keep up the good work of offering the best in all we do. We look forward to hosting you or your friends in future if you happen to come back to Arusha -...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 October 2016

been there couple of times for lunch and really enjoyed the place because of warm interiors ,lay out and above all the spread /varieties of the sunday lunch buffet ( especialy i was impressed with condiments spreads). though staffs are not very friendly and hospitable ..as i have seen arusha very closely and almost witnessed all hotel products i must...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback that is helpful to us. We have noted on the need to address hospitality attributes. Meanwhile we look forward to welcome you back.

Fremont, California
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a delightful Hotel that is situated on the outskirts of town. The rooms are old world traditional and comfortable with ample space. Dining facilities were very nice and the hotel staff were very helpful.

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in giving us fedback on your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you back in future. Your's Sincrerely Gerald Macharia.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful little hotel made up of small huts for rooms. The room was clean and spacious, although tv channels were limited. The shower and bathroom were clean. The pace of life at this hotel is very slow - the perfect start for a long safari vacation. Good food served in the dining room at crazy low prices - 4...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback much appreciated. The feedback motivates us and is a measure of our performance. We look forward to welcome you back in future if you happen to come back to Arusha. Your's Sincerely Gerald Macharia.

USA
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The room was nice (it was a separate small house with one room); the grounds are nicely kept (yet many mosquitoes). All the meals are served in the main building; meals were ok. The one thing that was a bit off was the service. When we arrived, our bags were carried by some elderly ladies (the same when we checked...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

i take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for the valuable feedback. Arusha is in the tropics and we do have mosquitoes however we control them by regular fogging of the surrounding. I note that the gentlemen at the porterage were not at all gentle by looking at ladies toil with the bags. I shall meet the team and aim...

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What an oasis after a very long flight from Australia. A dusty drive from Kilimanjaro airport (arrived on a Sunday) so no shops open at the airport to purchase a SIM. Be careful at the airport as people with Trip Advisor tags hanging on lanyards around their necks swooped in to help stow the luggage ( thought they were sharing...

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback much appreciated. Around this month of September Arusha is normally experiences dry spell and therefore dusty. For information we also do stock SIM cards at our gift shop. We have noted on your experience of the airport people and shall be happy to share same with relevant concerned for improvement. Your's Sincerely Gerald Macharia.

Arusha
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice gardens to relax in with great service. Rooms and main area nicely set with views of Lake Duluti. Tasty food with a great Indian Lunch Buffet. Nice now the road is done. The staff always are very attentive and give attention to detail.

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SerenaHotels, General Manager at Lake Duluti Serena Hotel, responded to this review

We thank and appreciate your time and feedback on your experience during your stay with us. The fact that you enjoyed motivates us to keep the promise of offering the best we can. Once again thank you. Your's sincerely Gerald Macharia.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: €148 - €321 (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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Serena Mountain Village Hotel Arusha
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“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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 of 5 bubbles LionHeart53, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 189elainef, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“have dinner in the lounge and order off bar menu instead of sit down 3 course dinner”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles pauste1, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Good place to stop after a long flight, before a safari.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwB749ZS, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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