Ngorongoro Crater

Lodges & safari camps in Ngorongoro Crater

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Gibb's Farm

Gibb's Farm

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Gibb's Farm, originally built by German settlers in 1929, is one of Northern Tanzania’s oldest guesthouses. Its location half ...More about Gibbs Farm

Good  86%
(27 reviews)

My husband, 11 year old niece and I enjoyed a wonderful break here coming of our four day tented camp experience in the Serengeti. The big bath and fireplace in our huge, ... reviews...

Plantation Lodge

Plantation Lodge

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The privately run Plantation Lodge is located between Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara National Park, a short distance ...More about Plantation Lodge

Excellent  91%
(23 reviews)

Lovely location and good rooms but not the best service on the first night. Our driver had a word and the service was better on the second night but overall the experience ... reviews...

Lemala Ngorongoro

Lemala Ngorongoro

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Lemala Ngorongoro is located on the quieter eastern side of the Ngorongoro Crater rim, a short drive past the Lemala Gate, making ...More about Lemala Ngorongoro

Good  81%
(14 reviews)

The camp is very well organised and although it can be really cold (take gloves and wooly hat for trip into the crater) they provide hot water bottles and a gas heater in ... reviews...

Rhino Lodge

Rhino Lodge

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Opened in 2007, Rhino Lodge is a well-run and relatively large lodge in a great location facing dense forest on the slopes of ...More about Rhino Lodge

Good  90%
(14 reviews)

A basic lodge - nothing fancy - but most welcome and the people were friendly. reviews...

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

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Occupying a spectacular spot right on the rim of the Crater, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is undoubtedly one of the most opulent lodges ...More about Crater Lodge

Excellent  95%
(12 reviews)

We loved our stay here. The staff took care to make our experience as personal as possible -- for my husband's birthday they arranged for a group of musicians to sing ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

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With 98 rooms, the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is a very large and rather dated hotel. However, it occupies a lovely spot right on ...More about Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Good  77%
(7 reviews)

Having read other reviews we did not have very high expectations of Sopa Lodge but we were very pleasantly surprised. We had chosen to stay there because of its wonderful ... reviews...

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

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Bougainvillea Safari Lodge opened in March 2006 by a local onion farmer, and a chef, who saw potential for a simple and friendly ...More about Bougainvillea Lodge

Good  88%
(5 reviews)

A really excellent hotel as an introduction to Africa. Comfortable with a good restaurant and food. Fairly close to the crater to enable us to have a full day safari. reviews...

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

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In a stunning location, perched high on the edge of the escarpment, Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge has commanding views over ...More about Lake Manyara Serena

Excellent  92%
(5 reviews)

Amazing view and pool. Lovely to have hang time. the food was good. The night drive interesting but not essential. Lake Manyara park was great. reviews...

Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

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Perched high on a hill overlooking the valley below, Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge is a simple and friendly lodge in a good location ...More about Rhotia Valley Ttd. Lodge

Good  88%
(5 reviews)

A lovely place away from it all...very friendly owners and staff and excellent service. The only problem we encountered was no hot water in the morning despite frugal ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge

Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge

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The Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge is a lovely lodge just outside of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Set in 750 acres of private ...More about Farmhouse Lodge

Excellent  95%
(4 reviews)

Stunning thatched building as the core of the Lodge, with very good large rooms spread around the estate. An interesting farm to visit, too. reviews...

The Manor

The Manor

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The Manor is a luxury lodge located on the Shangri-La Coffee Estate; it covers 6km² of the Ngorongoro Highlands, adjacent to ...More about The Manor

Excellent  100%
(4 reviews)

The Manor reminded us of Cape Dutch South Africa. The buildings were beautiful and the gardens were gorgeous. Everything was pristine white with manicured lawns. The service ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

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The Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is a fairly dated 75-room hotel, with a truly marvelous location: it’s built into the western ...More about Ngorongoro Serena

Good  87%
(3 reviews)

A good Serena Hotel, a bit too big and busy for our personal tastes but glad we stayed here and I understand why this place was chosen, a great view of the crater, not too ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

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On the opposite side of the crater, the 75-room Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is slightly smaller, but of a similar standard to the ...More about Wildlife Lodge

Average  67%
(3 reviews)

Much as Expert Africa had advised me, this lodge does not get good marks. So it was as I expected. I guess the decor looks tired and the staff seemed to have little ... reviews...

Kirurumu Ngorongoro Lodge

Kirurumu Ngorongoro Lodge

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Kirurumu Ngorongoro is a new tented camp situated near the Ngorongoro Crater. It's the sister camp to the existing Kirurumu Manyara ...More about Kirurumu Ngorongoro

Average  60%
(1 reviews)

The location of this lodge was great as it was right on the rim and it was easy to access the crater, enabling us to be one of the first people down in the crater in the morning... reviews...

Country Lodge

Country Lodge

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Situated on the outskirts of bustling Karatu, not far off the main road, Country Lodge is a peaceful haven set in five acres of pretty gardens surrounded by trees. It offers good value for money and is a convenient spot from which to explore Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. Owned by the same ...More about Country Lodge

Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge

Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge

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Opened in January 2012, Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge has 20 cottages situated on a virgin-forest hillside in some 50 acres of land on the doorstep of Tanzania’s UNESCO-listed Ngorongoro Crater. With wooden floors and beamed ceilings throughout, each cottage at Exploreans has been created in ...More about Exploreans Ngorongoro