Arusha, Tanzania

Gran Meliá Arusha

A five-star hotel in the exotic natural setting of Arusha

This spectacular hotel is located between the Serengeti and Kilimanjaro National Parks, opening out onto all of Tanzania’s majestic natural beauty. An oasis of five-star comfort and elegance, with extensive, unbeatable facilities, exclusive suites, and international cuisine, including the outstanding Yellow Chilli Indian restaurant. With a spa, heated pool, and gym. Perfect for a safari trip or luxurious business meeting.

The stunning Gran Meliá Arusha rises up between coffee and tea plantations. An exquisite first-class hotel with a wide range of luxurious comforts, located in a privileged natural environment. African exoticism and careful attention to detail, with a modern conference center, spa, heated pool, and personalized services from our RedLevel team.

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Easy access

A destination at the gateway to the northern Tanzania safari circuit

Unbeatable location

In the city of Arusha with spectacular views of Mount Meru

A world of flavors

A culinary road trip to India at Yellow Chilli, with celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor

RedLevel services

Personalized attention and exclusive details in VIP zones and superior rooms

Extensive facilities

Superb spa, pool and 24 hour gym

Excellent business facilities

Event rooms and a Conference Center for meetings and events


Simeon Road PO Box 1184



+255 746 982 400


5 km from City center

48 km from Airport

Hotel information

Name: Gran Meliá Arusha

Type: Hotel

Category: 5 *****

Services and facilities

  • Wellness Centre
  • Events
  • Rooftop
  • Massages
  • Early check-in
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Business Centre
  • Private reception
  • Late check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wellness programme
  • VIP lounge
  • 24-hour reception
  • Restaurants


Treat yourself to our RedLevel VIP service. Unique benefits and personalized services that will turn your vacation in Arusha the most distinguished experience in Northern Tanzania.

Find your perfect room

Deluxe Room City View

Deluxe Room Mount Meru View

Deluxe Room RedLevel Mount Meru View


Junior Suite RedLevel


Grand Suite RedLevel


Presidential Suite RedLevel


Deluxe Room City View

  • City view
  • King-size bed
  • 430.56 ft²

Modern room inspired by local Tanzanian tribes and painted in the seductive colors of the local coffee beans. Chill out in a luxury bedroom with a king-size bed (or two twin beds), an 86-inch TV, AC, and a balcony with views over the city of Arusha.

Deluxe Room Mount Meru View

  • Mountain view
  • King-size bed
  • 430.56 ft²

With decoration inspired by local Tanzanian tribes, this room with balcony overlooks the Mount Meru volcano and the hotel gardens. Equipped with a king-size bed, AC, 65-inch TV and a bathroom with shower.


Deluxe Room RedLevel Mount Meru View

  • Mountain view
  • King-size bed
  • 473.62 ft²

This room with balcony is comfortable, overlooking the beautiful Mount Meru and Gran Meliá Arusha’s chilled gardens. Decoration inspired by Tanzanian culture and the coffee plantations, like the one the hotel is located in.


Junior Suite RedLevel

  • Mountain view
  • King-size bed
  • 893.41 ft²

Enjoy African sunsets from a balcony with spectacular views of Mount Meru and Arusha National Park. Sophisticated luxury and comfort in every element in a suite with a bedroom, separate lounge, and bathroom.


Grand Suite RedLevel

  • Mountain view
  • King-size bed
  • 1323.97 ft²

With incredible views of Mount Meru, this spacious and stylish suite will take your vacation in Arusha to another level. It boasts a master bedroom, a lounge area with a separate lounge and dining room, and all the benefits of RedLevel, including a butler service.


Presidential Suite RedLevel

  • Mountain view
  • King-size bed
  • 2572.6 ft²

Located on the top floor of the hotel, this suite is elegance personified. A large 239m2 room with several different spaces, luxury fittings, large windows, and pool views. Ideal for those seeking a VIP vacation with exclusive services.

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Saba Saba

Don’t miss this road trip through the flavors of Africa. Enjoy fresh, local cuisine with international influences that reveals Arusha’s multi-cultural spirit. Chill out and complement the exquisite food with a healthy beverage from our juice bar, offering a great choice of fresh fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, and detox beverages.

Yellow Chilli

A modern and relaxed dining space presided over by our chef Sanjeev Kapoor, inviting you to savor all the flavors of innovative Indian cuisine. Based on the freshest products and with its origin in the northeast of India, regions such as the Punjab, and the traditions of the Mughal era.

Roof Top

Situated on the top floor of Gran Meliá Arusha with incredible views of Mount Meru, the second highest mountain in the country – this is, without a doubt, the most exclusive venue in the entire area. The best rooftop in Arusha, witness to spectacular sunsets that entice you to visit and enjoy its casual dining and stylish mixology. With a great choice of tapas and dishes to share, both indoors and out on the terrace, all accompanied by creative cocktails.

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The Spa & Wellness Center

Enjoy a wide range of health and beauty treatments inspired by a combination of traditions and modern wellness techniques to offer you the ultimate African experience. Don’t miss this spa hotel in Tanzania and enjoy an oasis of peace.

House of gems

Take a road trip through the history and culture of gemstones in Arusha at the House of Gems. Over 30 years of experience working with the best gems in East Africa and at the forefront of the legal gem industry in Tanzania. A museum where you can learn all about gemstones and geology and see the wide variety of gemstones found in Tanzania, such as tanzanite, tourmalines, rubies, sapphires, and garnets. Learn about the entire production process, from the complex work done in the mines until the point the stones are converted into precious jewels.

Cultural Heritage Center

Discover the Cultural Heritage Center, a space dedicated to Africa’s cultural treasures. A family business, result of years of hard work, unwavering dedication and all the knowledge passed down from generation to generation.

The Arusha culture

Walk through the village of Tengeru, in Arusha’s coffee plantation zone. Meet the villagers who work their land, taste Tanzanian specialties in a typical family home, and try roasting and grinding your own coffee beans.

Arusha, a destination to explore

Take a guided tour of the Meserani Snake Park and learn about the most dangerous reptiles in the world, such as the black and green mamba, the Egyptian cobra or the puff adder. Visit the Natural History Museum and discover Arusha’s German influences or the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in Northern Tanzania, which is also home to Africa’s Big 5: the elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhino.

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  • 4

    Event rooms
  • 950

  • ft²

Take your event or business meeting to another level at Gran Meliá Arusha. We offer a modern Conference Center with a banqueting suite and five adaptable event rooms, ideal for hosting all kinds of professional events or private celebrations. Everything you need in Tanzania’s best business hotel.

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