The crest safari lodge is a 3 star mid- range accommodation found on the slopes of Mt .Meru and Mt.Kilimanjaro at Baraa arusha along Moshi arusha road north of Tanzania. The lodge is located south of Kibwezi Forest reserve and 10 minutes’ drive from Arusha city center. The lodge is approximately an hour drive from Kilimanjaro International airport and 10minutes’ drive away from Arusha National Park. . The LODGE is in perfect base out of the city noise to travellers, tourists and holiday makers for relaxing and safari adventures to different parts of Tanzania overlooking the stunning views of Mt Meru and surrounding areas.
The Crest safari lodge consists of over 14 spacious and comfortable rooms overlooking the beautiful views of MT .Meru & Kilimanjaro and the beautiful garden built mostly in the traditional building style with natural materials with high level of comfort. Rooms are well elevated, decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers, beds wrapped with mosquito nets, hand wash basins, extinguishers, white duvets, flat screen Television, dressing mirrors , chairs and tables , free toiletries, complementary bottled water and many more.
Rooms have large verandas, private balconies and large sitting areas overlooking the spectacular view of the lush garden lake, Mount Meru and surrounding area. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable and spacious beds with queen sized bed with ceiling fans. Rooms vary in different size with single beds for individuals, double/twin bed for sharing and family and triple rooming options. The cost of the rooms ranges from 150$ per night and above and in High season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
The crest safari lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant in the main terrace that serves different meal types both international and local meals that meet guest’s choice. Meals include; Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can have meals in place of your choice either in garden overlooking distant mountains served by well trained, friendly and organized staff.
A well-stocked bar with a shared lounge offering variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax in the evening while enjoying sundowners and sip the cocktail or Monktail while overlooking the spectacular view of the beautiful gardens , Mount Views and surrounding area
Services ; Free parking space available, Laundry and house- keeping services available , airport pick- ups and drop offs , Excellent and comfortable beds with washed and clean beddings. Massage services and spa available.
WIFI internet hotspot available at the in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friend
Recreational activities available at the hostel includes; climbing/Hiking mount Meru playing, community tours , nature walks in the local village, cycling is possible in the surrounding areas, Visiting the close arusha National park in Tanzania to mention but a few.
Arusha is the city in north eastern part of Tanzania lower mount Meru and on the eastern edge of the Great Rift Valley. Arusha town is the way to safari destinations and to Mt Kilimanjaro the highest Africa’s peak lying on 100Km northeast and west of Serengeti national park home of different wildlife like; Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, zebras, antelopes, Impalas ,Rhinoes, leopards etc and different species of birds. Tanzania is an east African country bordering Uganda in the north, Kenya in the North east ,Malawi and Mozambique in the south, Rwanda ,Burundi and democratic Republic congo in the west. Dodoma is the current capital city of Tanzania though Dar-el-salaam was the former. Arusha city has the total population of 416,442 and 323,198 of surrounding Arusha district. There are different activities to do while staying in Arusha safari lodge include; city tour in Arusha town, Hiking and climbing at mount Kilimanjaro since it has three volcanic cones; Kibo , Mawezi and shira as a dormant volcanoes in Tanzania , bird watching/Birding , Visiting mount Meru water falls, Arusha village experience, Arusha declaration Museum etc. Arusha has different accommodation; budget , mid range and luxury accommodations which are friendly to guests visiting Tanzania