Hatari Lodge

Overview of Hatari Lodge

Enjoying a privileged setting, the wonderful Hatari Lodge is located inside the small but beautiful Arusha National Park. There is nothing better than being close to the amazing Tanzanian wildlife, and nearby Mount Meru, too!

The vibrant colors of Africa infuse the décor here, while the garden offers guests a peaceful haven. The great location of the lodge means a range of opportunities for trips and excursions is available. And the lodge was the location for the 1962 film ‘Hatari,’ featuring John Wayne!

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Rooms at Hatari Lodge

Guests can choose between well-appointed rooms and suites at the Hatari Lodge. The decoration is a delight, and comfort for our guests is always to the fore, with high-quality furnishings, bathtubs or showers, and luxurious bed linen.
nside, there are nice touches such as fireplaces, rainfall showers, and the provision of bathrobes. With only 15 accommodation units, the Hatari is a compact and intimate choice.
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Dining at Hatari Lodge

Guests at the Hatari Lodge can enjoy the establishment’s on-site restaurant, which offers local and international cuisine.

The kitchen team prides itself on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. All dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice.

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Facilities at Hatari Lodge

  • 24h-Electricity
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Bedside lamps
  • Chair
  • Clothes rack
  • Deluxe room
  • Double room
  • Extra bed
  • Flushable en-suite toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Indoor room seating area
  • Luggage Stand
  • Outdoor room seating area
  • Single room
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Triple rooms
  • Twin room
  • Villa
  • Wardrobe with hangers 
  • Water bottles 
  • Writing desk
  • À la carte
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Bar
  • Buffet 
  • Cake 
  • Champagne
  • Fruits basket 
  • Full board
  • Half board
  • Indoor dining area
  • Kid meals 
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunchboxes
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant
  • Tea and Coffee maker
  • Wine
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hand wash
  • Laundry
  • Sun-Dried
  • 24-Hour security
  • Digital safe
  • Escort guards
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Maasai security guards
  • Balcony
  • Forest view
  • Garden
  • Garden view
  • Landscape view
  • Mountain views
  • Nearby forest
  • Sun deck
  • Sunrise view
  • Sunset view 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Wildlife View
  • Boutique shop
  • Cash payment
  • Credit card payment 
  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Wi-Fi
Disclaimer:  Some of the above services may have an additional charge.

Activities in Hatari Lodge

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FAQs for Hatari Lodge

You have questions, many questions. With over 35 years of experience, we at Easy Travel believe we have the answers.

The lodge is situated inside the boundaries of the Arusha National Park.

From Arusha Airport to the Hatari Lodge is 65 kilometers or 1-hour and 30 minutes drive, while from Kilimanjaro International Airport, the lodge is a 55 kilometers or 50 minutes drive.

Hatari Lodge is 55km or 90 minutes from the center of Arusha.

The main attraction is the nearby Arusha National Park. This beautiful park is often overlooked, but although smaller than some, it is home to many species of wildlife, such as buffalo, giraffe, Colobus monkeys, and many more. It is also the setting for the beautiful Momella lakes, where flamingos are often seen among the many bird species.

Guests at the lodge can enjoy great views over Mount Meru.

As it is within the Arusha National Park, guests might see giraffes, buffalo, zebra, various antelope species, birds, and monkeys.

The cost of a night’s stay at the Hatari Lodge will depend on the dates of your stay, the number of guests and the type of room you choose. Please get in touch with us directly for further information on prices.

Guests can choose from a Deluxe Room, Suite, or Junior Suite. 

Guests can check in from 14:00hrs and must check out by 10.00 hours on departure day

Yes, the Hatari Lodge welcomes those traveling in family groups.

Free Wi-fi is available in public areas.

Yes, there is an outdoor fireplace at the lodge. From the nearby seating area, guests can enjoy watching the passing wildlife.

The private bathrooms feature either bathtubs or rainfall showers. Guests can also expect high-quality bed linen, memory foam beds, a pillow menu, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. 

As the region’s water is alkaline and unsuitable for mosquito larvae, there is no need for mosquito netting.

Yes, these are provided.

Several activities are available at the Hatari Lodge (most at extra cost): Private game drives, walking safaris, trekking, canoeing on the Momella Lakes, waterfall excursions (with picnic), and bush breakfasts.

Guests can take the full-day trek to the Kitoto Viewpoint (2500m), passing across the savannah and through dense forest and returning via the Tululusia Waterfall. An alternative is a full-day hike with a descent down into the Ngurdoto Crater, with plenty of wildlife to see.

The game drive is within the Arusha National Park, visiting the rock formations, the Ngurdoto Crater, and the Ngongongare Springs.

The lodge runs on solar power. 

English, German and Swahili is all spoken. 

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