Rivertrees Country Inn

Once an old coffee estate, Rivertrees is now a charming country inn nestled in abundant foliage with the Usa River flowing by. Set in the foothills of Mt Meru, conveniently close to Kilimanjaro International Airport and a short drive to Arusha, its location proffers a wealth of natural wonders to explore.

Comprising the original Farm House, an elegant River House, luxurious River Cottages and several beautifully appointed Garden Rooms, it also serves delicious garden-fresh cuisine in its stunningly set restaurant. The swimming pool and spa are tailored for relaxation, and friendly personalised service ensures a memorable stay, whether for a one-night stopover or much longer.

Facilities & Activities

The restaurant concocts tasty meals of garden-fresh ingredients and old family recipes, as well as oven-fired pizzas and the best of the region’s locally grown coffees. Delicious candle-lit dinners are served by the warmth of the fireplace, or under the stars and the watchful eyes of resident owls.

There is also a spa that offers a selection of treatments and a large swimming pool.

Day trips from the lodge can be arranged as well if time allows.

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Delectable meals, using fresh ingredients picked from the gardens are served daily. Family favourites such as pizza from the wood—burning oven are very popular, whilst you sit under the shade of the trees with views over the river. A popular meeting place for nearby residents, the restaurant and bar are open all day, and make for the perfect stopover en route to or from Kilimanjaro International Airport, be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


A variety of rooms choices are on offer to suit your needs including the 2 bedroom River House with a double and twin and small lounge area, there are 2 River Cottages with outdoor showers and private patios. Within the Farmhouse are 4 en-suite rooms, which can be sold individually or for larger families or groups of up to 10 guests. The Garden Rooms have several options for families as several are adjoined but each with their own private space.


Families are accommodated in rooms that fit their individual needs. There is also a large pool to cool down in the heat of the day.


These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel:
Waste: Water cooler/dispenser
Water: Option to opt-out of daily room cleaning


Located just 40 minutes from Kilimanjaro Airport and 1 hour from Arusha Airport (subject to traffic).

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