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Meru Lodge


Hotels & Lodges


Arusha, Tanzania



Project Size


Project Cost

USD 451,000

Sune Mushendwa





In progress

Asama Meru Lodge, a tranquil retreat nestled within the picturesque Dolly Estate in Arusha. This exclusive development, envisioned in two phases, offers a harmonious blend of luxury, natural surroundings, and sustainable design.

Phase 1 of Asama Meru Lodge presents eight thoughtfully designed villas, comprising both one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. Each villa boasts its own private pool, providing a secluded oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. The single-story architecture seamlessly integrates with the natural environment, while French windows offer breathtaking views and allow ample natural light to fill the living spaces.

The villas are designed with meticulous attention to detail, incorporating custom features such as outside showers and baths, allowing residents to indulge in a unique outdoor bathing experience. Pergola sun shades provide a shaded retreat from the African sun, while an open kitchen concept encourages a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor living.

The focus on sustainability is paramount throughout Asama Meru Lodge. The design ethos ensures minimal disruption to the surrounding environment, allowing the development to blend harmoniously with its natural surroundings. Carefully chosen materials and construction techniques minimize the environmental impact, while still delivering a luxurious and comfortable living experience.

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Phase 2 of Asama Meru Lodge promises even more extraordinary amenities. Twelve ensuite cottages will provide additional accommodation options, each offering privacy and tranquility. The main house will serve as the heart of the lodge, housing a restaurant, reception area, kitchen, and bar, where guests can gather and savor delectable culinary delights.

Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the well-equipped gym, complemented by a 25-meter lap pool for invigorating workouts. For those seeking relaxation amidst nature, an outside fireplace overlooks a salt lick, drawing elands, impalas, and other animals who come to quench their thirst. This captivating spectacle provides an immersive experience for nature lovers.

Asama Meru Lodge is committed to sustainability in all aspects. From energy-efficient design features to responsible waste management practices, every effort is made to minimize the ecological footprint of the development. By integrating sustainable technologies and practices, Asama Meru Lodge not only provides a luxurious escape but also fosters a deep connection with nature.

Discover the captivating beauty and sustainability of Asama Meru Lodge, where exceptional design, natural surroundings, and an unparalleled commitment to sustainability come together to create an extraordinary living experience in the heart of Arusha's Dolly Estate.

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