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Welcome to Runako Lodge

A Home to Home Accommodation

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Affordable Accommodation in Arusha

Nestled at the foot of mount Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain, Runako lodge is a center of service excellence, Runako Lodge is a boutique hotel tailor made for tourists and business travelers having conferences in Arusha “the Geneva of Africa”, tourists en-route to the northern corridor, tourists traveling to Namanga, those visiting Mt. Meru, Arusha National Park, Mt Kilimanjaro treks, business conferences or shopping excursions in Arusha, and clients with extended stays in Arusha e.g. volunteers or home stays.

We provide an a la carte menu that is laced with our most favorite and popular Swahili dishes, a virgin bar serving fresh juices, soft drinks, fruit punches and virgin cocktails.Runako lodged has 13 fully furnished rooms,an apartment suite, accommodations with bunk beds for groups travelling together all containing ensuite washrooms and additional washrooms for large parties, we have an outdoor camp site, a great rooftop viewing expanse that gives you a view of Mt Meru, a bird’s eye view of our suburbs, and on a clear sky day a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro “the roof of Africa”.

Property Facilities and Amenities

Free Wi-Fi



Free Breakfast

Free Parking

24-hour Security

Terrace & Garden

Swimming Pool

Air Conditioning

Smoking Area

Comfortable rooms for all pax types

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

What kind of breakfast is served at Runako Lodge?

Guests staying at Runako Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

Breakfast option(s) include:

  • Continental
  • Full English/Irish
  • Vegetarian
  • American
  • Buffet

Can I park a car at Runako Lodge?

The following parking options are available to guests staying at Runako Lodge (subject to availability):

  • Parking on site
  • Private Parking
  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Free parking

What is there to do at Runako Lodge?

Runako Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

  • Massage
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Foot massage
  • Themed dinners
  • Head massage
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives
  • Cooking class
  • Hand massage
  • Bar crawls
  • Couples’ massage
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Full-body massage
  • Bike tours
  • Back massage
  • Live music/Performance
  • Neck massage

What are the check-in and check-out times at Runako Lodge?

Check-in at Runako Lodge is from 7:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

How far is Runako Lodge from the center of Arusha?

Runako Lodge is 1.6 km from the center of Arusha.

Accessibility Information

Famous Destinations

  • Serengeti 382.4 km
  • Uhuru Monument 1.4 km
  • Old German Boma 2.2 km
  • Mount Meru 16.4 km

Market Places

  • Arusha Central Market 1.6 km
  • Njiro Complex 5.9 km
  • Sables Square Shopping Village Arusha 7.7 km


  • Arusha Airport 5.1 km
  • Kilimanjaro International Airport 44.6 km

Location on the map