Hatari Lodge

Hatari Lodge



Luxurious escape amidst untamed natural beauty, celebrating the spirit of adventure and integrated design
With a fascinating Hollywood pedigree, this lodge was the setting for the legendary 1963 film "Hatari!" and has been creatively restored into a luxury bush lodge
Immerse yourself in the vibrant history and chic decor of Hatari Lodge while enjoying an unforgettable African safari experience in the picturesque Arusha National Park

About the Property

Hatari Lodge, located near Mount Kilimanjaro on the edge of Arusha National Park, is a stunning African retreat with a rich history. Once the backdrop for the iconic movie "Hatari!" featuring John Wayne, this former farm has been transformed into a luxury bush lodge. With nine deluxe rooms, three luxury villas, and a central living and dining room, the lodge offers an exquisite blend of safari chic and vibrant decor. It's a tribute to the safari era with a unique and sophisticated design. The lodge is a gateway to the natural beauty of Arusha National Park, and the surrounding area offers endless opportunities for wildlife encounters and exploration. Located within reach of Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti, Hatari Lodge is a haven for those seeking an unforgettable African adventure. Please note that national park and concession fees apply for entry.


Lounge & BarLounge & Bar
Hot Water ShowersHot Water Showers
Laundry ServiceLaundry Service

Food & Drink

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.

Getting There


The rooms at Hatari Lodge offer a harmonious blend of rustic elegance and African chic. With nine well-appointed deluxe rooms and three luxurious villas, the lodge provides a unique and sophisticated interpretation of the traditional safari aesthetic. Each room features vibrant decor, paying homage to the safari era, and offers a comfortable and stylish retreat. Eight of the deluxe rooms are equipped with open fireplaces, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere, while the three spacious villas are ideal for honeymooners and families, accommodating a minimum of four people. The accommodations are a testament to the lodge's commitment to preserving its historical charm while providing modern comfort in the heart of the wilderness. Guests can unwind in the lap of luxury and soak in the mesmerizing natural surroundings, experiencing the true spirit of adventure and integrated design that Hatari Lodge embodies.

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