Serena Mountain Village

Nestled at the foot of the wooded slopes of Mount Meru, this unique hotel stands amid coffee plantations on the shores of tranquil Lake Duluti. Designed to echo the traditional style of the colonial coffee farm, which originally stood on this site, Mountain Village offers a range of tastefully presented cottage-styled rooms set amid extensive landscaped grounds.

Standing at the gateway to the famous Tanzanian ‘Northern Safari Circuit', the hotel offers a broad range of attractions, which include: walking, mountain biking, canoeing on the lake, and trips to the nearby Arusha and Mount Meru national parks.

The hotel features a stone-built reception with adjoining lounge, library, restaurant, boutique and business centre. Imposing in stature and spacious in concept, the design of the new building echoes the hotel's original incarnation as a working coffee farm dating back to colonial times.


Both the bar and restaurant are located within the traditionally stone-built central reception area and offer blazing log fires, lake and garden views, and an elegant yet relaxed ambience. Cuisine includes local and international dishes and weekend buffet events are held on the broad open-air terraces. We also offer a range of acrobatic and cultural shows for our guest's entertainment.

Breakfast and lunch

Breakfast and lunch are presented in buffet-style and feature a wide range of international choices. In typical safari style, we offer a ‘full English Breakfast' as well as European options while our lunch menus will typically include meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian options.


Our table d'hôte dinner menus feature a salad buffet, soup, entrée, pudding, cheese and biscuits and tea or coffee. Vegetarian options are always available. The majority of our meat and dairy products, as well as our fruits and vegetables are sourced from the communities that surround the reserve.

Wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks

Our wine list offers a broad selection of old- and new-world wines, and local and imported beers and spirits. We also offer a wide range of soft drinks including an array of freshly-made local fruit juices. We serve only the finest Tanzanian coffee and tea; we also offer a wide range of fruit and herbal infusions.

Magical Breakfasts, lunches and cocktails by the lake.

We are expert in arranging breakfasts, lunches and cocktails on the shores of beautiful Lake Duluti. We have a number of dedicated sites, which are typically presented with tables, safari chairs, ‘bush bar' and a ‘bush kitchen', where a broad range of meats, poultry, fish and vegetables are cooked on-site (supplemented by fresh soups, salads and puddings from our kitchens). In the evenings, ‘sun-downer' cocktails are traditionally served by the beautiful lake.


Our rooms and suites are presented in the style of stone-built cottages, which are grouped in clusters around a flower-filled central ‘village square'. Spacious and elegantly presented in classic country-house style, they feature marble bathrooms, double French doors leading out into the gardens, leaded windows, a stylish work or vanity area, and large and comfortable beds.


The Serena Group has unrivalled experience in organizing a unique range of corporate and social events, all of which are supported by state-of-the-art facilities, orchestrated by highly-trained personnel, and enjoy luxury accommodation, world-class catering and diverse leisure options.

The Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge has its own dedicated conference facility, which stands in landscaped gardens immediately adjacent to the reception area. It offers:

:: A series of generous rooms with external terraces
:: A separate reception and registration area.
:: Dedicated grounds, which can be used for social events or team-building pursuits.
:: Integral break-away area for workshops, coffee, tea and cocktails.
:: Modern, modular events furniture, which can be tailored to your specifications.
:: PA system, LCD overhead projector, podium, flip charts and marker pens.
:: Delegate pads, pens/pencils, individual mineral water supply.
:: Business support (secretarial services, photo-copying, WiFi and a full range of global communications).
:: ‘Meet and greet' services.
:: Team-building programmes.
:: Ample safe and secure parking.
:: Generator power.
:: Massage and health and beauty services.

accommodation AT ARUSHA

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:: The Arusha Hotel
:: Kibo Palace Hotel
:: Impala Hotel
:: Serena Mountain Village