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Just 30 minutes’ drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport, Green Hills of Africa is the perfect accommodation to spend your first or last night on a Tanzania safari or expedition to summit Africa’s highest peak. A modern, clean-lined boutique ‘abode-style’ hotel set under trees in three acres of gardens that lead down to the Ndurumanga River, Green Hills of Africa has standard rooms for a solo travellers and couples, as well as a family unit that sleeps two adults and two children. An especially welcome feature are the day rooms, available for those who have to check out but who want to freshen up and relax before an evening flight home.

There is a wide range of facilities to keep you entertained at this riverside hotel. Complete with complimentary Wi-Fi in the main areas, the hotel has a long swimming pool and sun loungers as well as the Essence Spa, which offers massages and wellness treatments. Families will enjoy the expansive lawn and activities programme, while for adults there is a lively sports bar and restaurant on site.

If you do feel like exploring, there is a market within walking distance to browse for a last-minute souvenir. If you have longer to spend, you can opt to saddle up and go horse riding, hiking, stroll through the tropical gardens or play a round of golf at the nearby club. The hotel is also positioned for convenient access to Arusha town and Arusha Airport.


  • Close to Kilimanjaro & Arusha Airports
  • Ideal overnight stop before or after your safari
  • Free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, spa & restaurant
  • Family units, activity centre & day room


  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
Simple boutique property located just on the outskirts of Arusha town, this boutique property is great for an overnight before heading out on safari.
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Monique Wilson

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Standard Room

The Standard Rooms at Green Hills of Africa are 20 square metres / 215 square feet of simple comfort. The style is clean and contemporary and each room has an en suite bathroom with a rain shower. Some rooms have a terrace or patio.

Rooms have striking monochrome photographs on the walls, mosquito nets and no-fuss furnishings.


Featuring complimentary Wi-Fi in its public areas, Green Hills of Africa has a main area with a lounge and gift shop plus a restaurant and sports bar. The Essence Spa will help you relax after a long flight or a safari.

Outdoors there is a long heated swimming pool, which is flanked by sun loungers and a sunny terrace for you to sit and enjoy the view. Families with children will appreciate the expansive lawn, table tennis andactivity programme. Bicycles are available for hire and the hotel will arrange horse riding, golf and hiking if you wish.


There is an a la carte restaurant at the hotel, set over two floors and featuring a garden terrace as well as a veranda with a view. The menu reflects Tanzanian and international (especially Italian) dishes for lunch and dinner, and there is also a sports bar serving a wide range of drinks such as Stoney Tangawizi, and Serengeti and Ndovu beers. Try local favourites like Swahili chapatis, Zanzibar pizza and mishkaki kebabs.

Packed lunches are available on request.

General facilities

  • Bar
  • Concierge service
  • Curio or Gift shop
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle service
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

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