Marriott debuts Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

The 106 room Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, features contemporary rooms and suites

Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel has 106 rooms.
Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel has 106 rooms.

Marriott International have opened Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand into Tanzania.

The opening was announced by Marriott last month as its debuts several brands in Africa.

Founded in 1894, The Arusha Hotel, has emerged as a city landmark playing host to many dignitaries for over more than 120 years. Rebranded after renovation, the hotel retains its charm reminiscent of a bygone era.

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Located steps away from the famous Clock Tower it is easily accessible from both Arusha as well as the Kilimanjaro International Airport.

“The entry of the Four Points brand into Tanzania is a significant addition to our rapidly growing footprint in Africa and reflects the strong traction the brand is gaining in the region,” said Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International.

Designed for the modern traveller with an emphasis on approachable design, the 106 room Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, features contemporary rooms and suites.

It also offers an all-day dining, a coffee shop and houses the famed Hatari Bar, named after John Wayne’s safari epic. The bar is believed to have been frequented by the actor during his stay in Arusha while he was shooting for the film.

Other facilities include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. It will also soon add a poolside bar. With 5,500ft2 of indoor meeting space and gardens.

The hotel offers the brand’s touches, including the Four Points by Sheraton Four comfort bed, bottled water in all rooms, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

“Our vision is to reinvent the definition of travel, transforming the hotel into a preferred choice for guests whether on business or adventure,” said Upjeet Singh Sahota, general manager, Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel.

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