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Rivertrees Country Inn

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Once an old coffee estate, Rivertrees is now a charming country inn nestled in abundant foliage with the Usa River flowing by. Set in the foothills of Mt Meru, conveniently close to Kilimanjaro International Airport and a short drive to Arusha, its location proffers a wealth of natural wonders to explore. Comprising the original Farm House, an elegant River House, luxurious River Cottages and several beautifully appointed Garden Rooms, it also serves delicious garden-fresh cuisine in its stunningly set restaurant. The swimming pool and spa are tailored for relaxation, and friendly personalised service ensures a memorable stay, whether for a one-night stopover or much longer.
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Near USA-River Village, Usa River, Arusha Tanzania
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Arusha Airport20 km
Kilimanjaro Airport23 km
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Our visit to Rivertrees was short, as it was a late overnight layover until we flew to our safari camp early the next day. The setting is beautiful (a former coffee planation) and it sits on the edge of a river. The cottages are nicely appointed and it's very quiet for
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We spent only one night at Rivertrees but it exceeded our expectations. Only a short car ride from the airport we found it very "African". Comfortable with excellent customer attention and the food was exceptional. Priced much lower than where we stayed our next 2 nights at
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Rooms very large and comfortable with authentic touches, yet with modern facilities- great bathrooms . Lovely gardens, great food and smiley staff . They work hard with nature and the friendly monkeys kept us amused for ages. Perfect place to relax after long flight before
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We stayed 1 night (too short!) at the Rivertrees after our descend from Mt. Kilimanjaro... The Rivertrees was a real treat! The rooms were outstanding, with a nice big bed, beautiful bathroom and kept very clean. The 10 acre property is beautiful, with monkeys swinging in trees
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Response from Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Suzanna M, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. Indeed when coming back from the mountain a warm bath, good meal and restful night is all you need! We're sorry you were frustrated by the rates of our laundry service: they are clearly stated on the laundry list provided in the room (ranging from $1.5 for underwear to $3.5 for trousers or dress for example) and if $50 might seem a large bill what needs to be taken into consideration is the number of items that were washed. Many thanks again for choosing us and Best Regards, The GM Team.
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A charming establishment in a beautiful setting. Friendly obliging staff made this a pleasure to spend a few nights before a hectic safari schedule. We took a walk to the local village of Usa River which had some interesting local amenities and excellent banking facilities
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Response from Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Country Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Dear bobbydazzler199, Many thanks for choosing Rivertrees as your starting point for your safari. We're happy you had a pleasant stay and took the oportunity to discover the surrounding village as it is a great way to get a feel of the local life. Best Regards, The GM Team.
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Two River Cottages along the Usa river perfectly meld both nature and privacy.
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Hi Neshelle N, we do provide airport transfer services in private car (max. 4 people) and could organize it any time upon pre booking. Please contact us directly (see o n our website) should you wish to book a transfer. Thank you, Rivertrees' Team.
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You could only view the river. I did not see or hear of a trail to walk along.
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If the restaurant is closed I am sure they will prepare some sort of boxed item for you on arrival. I would make the request with the tour company who reserved the night for you. I think this is what my situation was on my first visit. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have and enjoy your safari. Don’t overpack!
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Dear Sunshine557676, We offer full body Swedish massage at a cost of $60. It's a 50 minutes massage followed by a 20minutes soak in our custom fit bathtub. As for the beer it costs Tsh 5000 which is the equivalent of $2.20. Best Wishes, The GM Team.
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Only drink and brush teeth from bottled water or from containers that the hotel staff says is safe to drink from. Heavenly lodging near Ngorongoro Crater is Gibbs Farm, Tanzania - surroundings and food are superb, please look them up on the web, it is an experience I could not believe. We traveled with Thomson Safari, so all these lodging and their luxury safari tents were included, we were really pampered.
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"Rooms by the river are lovely but a bit further to walk to breakfast"
"The cottage we stayed in was outstanding. I would pay extra if necessary to get one. I think we had Cottage #1."
"Individual cottages. Very clean and quit."
"I doubt there is a bad room here."
"Each cottage is different, it's was beautifully furnished and equipped. "
US$194 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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