With an epic location, cool Hollywood pedigree and a surprising restoration, this African lodge embodies everything we love; wild untamed natural beauty, the spirit of adventure and groovy retro design. It’s inspiring and captivating.
Hatari Lodge Arusha, Tanzaniarecommended by Heinz Legler
Once the setting for the famed Howard Hawks film Hatari!, this former African farm has been creatively restored and transformed into a luxury bush lodge. Located in woodlands on the edge of the Momella meadow right under Mount Kilimanjaro, the area is adjacent to the vast and beautiful Arusha National Park in Tanzania. Wild and romantic, this lodge compound delivers the legendary safari spirit with an unexpectedly retro modern design aesthetic. The original farm building has been updated to house a central living and dining room with a large stone fireplace where guests gather and are entertained by owners Jorg and Marlies Gebriel. A passionate venture that incorporates their personal design talents and conservation efforts and those of local artists and villagers, the lodge is inspired by the history of Hatari and their love of Africa.
A unique and sophisticated approach to a traditional safari lodge, the interiors and decor have all been designed as a tribute to the 60’s and 70’s era and are chic and colorful. With a total of nine en suite rooms, each is outfitted with a large open fireplace and bold individual design.
The kitchen serves freshly prepared international cuisine in the dining room or on the terrace with stunning views of Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru and there is a long bar, which can be accessed from both inside and out.
Venture down the boardwalk to the Momella clearing to watch the wildlife at close range from the viewing terrace with majestic Kilimanjaro in the distance and experience nature firsthand. The adventure of a lifetime awaits you in Tanzania in a unique and idyllic setting at a distinctive retreat from where you can explore wild and beautiful Africa.
A full service lodge with staff and safari services. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea as well as safari picnic lunches prepared daily. Housekeeping and laundry provided. Wifi throughout. All airport transfers provided.
Located adjacent to the Arusha National Park, there are unlimited ways to enjoy this area. With over 552 square kilometers, the park encompasses Ngerdoto crater, savannahs, lakes and vast plains filled with wildlife. About two hours drive to Mt. Kilimanjaro National Park, you are also within reach of the outskirts of The Ngorongoro Conservation Area. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s located 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. Ngorongoro Crater is recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa. The Serengeti lies further west.
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Hatari Lodgefrom $240/ nt
|$260 x 4||$1,040|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||$500|
|TOTAL (with Deposit)||$1,780|
100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.