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Crest Safari Lodge

3-star hotel in Arusha with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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Kwa Mrefu, Baraa Road, Arusha, 2123, Tanzania
8.0.Very good.
  • The publicity made CSL look much better than it was. The staff were very good and I…

    Nov 30, 2020

  • The Crest Safari Lodge is a hidden gem. Hard to find but worth it. Note: we were in a…

    Sep 13, 2019

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  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 13 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden

What’s around

  • Arusha Golf Course - 40 min walk
  • Arusha International Conference Centre - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Arusha Clock Tower - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Natural History Museum - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Arusha Declaration Monument - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Maasai Market and Curios Crafts - 3.9 mi / 6.2 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Superior Room

What’s around


  • Arusha Golf Course - 40 min walk
  • Arusha International Conference Centre - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Arusha Clock Tower - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km
  • Natural History Museum - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Arusha Declaration Monument - 3.8 mi / 6.2 km
  • Maasai Market and Curios Crafts - 3.9 mi / 6.2 km
  • Sheikh Amri Abeid Memorial Stadium - 3.9 mi / 6.2 km
  • Njiro Complex - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Lake Duluti - 5.1 mi / 8.3 km
  • Cultural Heritage Centre - 6.2 mi / 9.9 km
  • Kilimanjaro Golf & Wildlife Estate - 14.6 mi / 23.5 km

Getting around

  • Kilimanjaro (JRO-Kilimanjaro Intl.) - 62 min drive
  • Arusha (ARK) - 37 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
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Kwa Mrefu, Baraa Road, Arusha, 2123, Tanzania

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time starts at 11 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • One meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas


  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle (one way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

  • Crest Safari Lodge Arusha
  • Crest Safari Arusha
  • Crest Safari
  • Crest Safari Lodge Hotel
  • Crest Safari Lodge Arusha
  • Crest Safari Lodge Hotel Arusha

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges


  • Yes, Crest Safari Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 11 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Chinese Dragon (2.4 mi), Picasso Café (2.6 mi), and Bay Leaf (2.6 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 50 per vehicle one way.
  • Crest Safari Lodge has a fitness center and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
8.0.Very good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    We spent several days at Crest Safari Lodge before and after a camping safari. For the price range, the hotel provides excellent accommodations: rooms are clean, hot water is available (though pressure can be low in the mornings), breakfast is filling, with an omelette, scrambled eggs and pancake station, as well as cooked foods and breads, fruit etc., and provides healthful options. Front desk and dining room staff are very friendly and extremely accommodating. Depending on where guests are placed, some rooms can be a bit noisy from roosters crowing in the morning, or (in the case of the rooms at the top of the stairs leading from the lobby) from echoing noise from the reception and dining room area. The hotel is a little far from downtown and the access road is a narrow, ungraded dirt road, but shuttle service is readily available at the hotel. Overall, good value for money and if in Arusha, we would stay again. Recommended to fellow travelers.

    LTW_traveler, 1 night family trip, Aug 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Had a great stay at the Crest Safari Lodge. The staff were very friendly and the room was clean.

    3 night trip with friends, Jan 30, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Crest was a charming hotel just slightly outside Arusha which was a welcome sight after our flight. Check in was easy and uncomplicated at the front desk; despite arriving at night there was no issue. We were brought to our rooms, which were just as pictured. Cosy, with comfortable beds, appropriate storage space for our bags and several power points. Pillows were comfortable. There was some noise coming from nearby quarters with barking dogs but it wasn't too loud and quieted down eventually. We had dinner, which was freshly made and decently portioned, and their breakfast buffet was also decent - with some bread, several spreads and options for hot food. They also had cheese, juice and milk. Had a slight problem when the key card to my room didn't work - they switched it twice but it still malfunctioned and we couldn't get into our room; staff ended up disabling the card and we used the manual lock instead so it ended up fine.

    Aida, 1 night trip, Nov 26, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Safe place to stay in Arusha

    Very comfortable hotel with great food which is good as its too scary to walk in and around Arusha.

    Graham, 1 night romance trip, Oct 4, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wunderbares Hotel

    Der Aufenthalt war ganz wundervoll und alle Angestellten haben sich redlich Mühe gegeben, sämtliche Bedarfe und Wünsche der Gäste zu erfüllen. Der einzige kleine Minuspunkt ist, dass es keine Supermärkte in der Nähe gibt und man ein Taxi braucht, um für den eigenen Bedarf einzukaufen.

    Claudia, 2 night trip, Jul 1, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Mourad, 1 night trip, Jul 24, 2021

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