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“Comfortable and homely, Rivertrees Country Inn is an ideal place to stay at the beginning or end of a safari, or just a good place to stop and re-charge for a few days in soothing surroundings. The garden is especially tranquil and picturesque, filled with flame trees, bougainvillea, hibiscus and banana trees, as well as the pool and massage huts. On a clear day you can catch views of Mount Mera and Mount Kilimanjaro.”
A rustic country estate and former coffee plantation, Rivertrees Country Inn is an idyllic haven surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Located just outside the town of Arusha on the banks of the River Usa, this lodge sits in the foothills of Mount Meru overlooking snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.
There are 38 rooms tucked amongst trees and scattered along the riverbank, including Garden Rooms, the original Farmhouse, two River Cottages, and River House. All rooms are decorated with African artworks and furniture, have beds draped in mosquito netting, and are en suite with a terrace or veranda.
The restaurant serves country cuisine. Recipes are based on old family favourites, including homemade pizzas.
Take a dip in the pool, indulge in a massage or wander around the gardens and riverbank. If adventure calls, go canoeing on Lake Duluti, take a coffee tour, go mountain biking or birding, or explore the nearby national parks.