Location: Set out on 18 acres of beautiful landscaped coffee and tea plantations, less than two kilometres from Arusha city centre, Gran Melia Arusha is a perfect stopover and base for exploring the game parks in northern Tanzania.

Accommodation: Rated by Melia Hotels group as a 5-star hotel, Gran Melia Arusha consists of 170 guest rooms, all offering great views of the leafy section of Arusha town to the south, and the imposing Mount Meru (4566m) and the hotel gardens to the north. Furnished with king or twin beds, and featuring en-suite bathrooms and private balconies, the bedrooms are categorized into Deluxe, Red Level Deluxe, Red Level Junior Suite, Red Level Grand Suite and Red Level Presidential Suite. Standard in-room amenities include air conditioning, 65-inch TV, free Wi-Fi, safe, mini-bar, tea & coffee station, hairdryer, bathrobe & slippers, and a work station with desk & chair.

Facilities & Services: The hotel offers three restaurants including an all-day dining restaurant, serving a variety of fresh dishes. A vegetable & herb garden hidden between the plantations, supply the hotel’s specialty restaurant with fresh and in-season produce on a daily basis. There is a bar at the pool and lobby, and a rooftop cocktail bar. There is a heated outdoor swimming pool, a spa, gym, 1 ½km running track, laundry services including dry-cleaning, wireless high-speed internet connectivity, a business lounge and conference centre ideal for business events. There is a natural stream running through the property.