Ngorongoro Crater

Lodges & safari camps in Ngorongoro Crater

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Gibb's Farm

Gibb's Farm

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Originally built by German settlers in 1929, Gibb's Farm is one of Northern Tanzania’s oldest guesthouses. Located half way between ...More about Gibbs Farm

Good  86%
(32 reviews)

Gibbs Farm was a lush tropical oasis in the midst of a dry dusty countryside! The accommodation, restaurant and catering were unequalled. All staff were pleasant and attentive ... 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  92%
(24 reviews)

Arrived tired after long journey from London and trip to Lake Manyara, so we especially appreciated being told we had been upgraded to a suite. The welcome, accommodation, ... 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%
(19 reviews)

Wonderful place to stay when spending most of your time in the Crater. Common tent was dark but we only used it for breakfast and dinner. Excellent service and great ... 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

Excellent  91%
(19 reviews)

We used Rhino Lodge for an overnight stay, travelling from Kili airport on to a tented camp in the Southern Serengeti. We wanted to see the Ngorongoro Crater on route and ... 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%
(16 reviews)

Absolutely amazing all round. The location, decor, vibe, service, food, wine, guides, view. All fantastic. One of the best places we've ever stayed in the world. The ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

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The 98-room Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is an international-style hotel positioned on the eastern edge of Tanzania’s UNESCO-listed ...More about Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Good  84%
(10 reviews)

Much better than we were led to believe by Expert Africa comments. Stunning location, great pool excellent meals, friendly staff, Although it wasn't small, it wasn't ... 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

Excellent  91%
(7 reviews)

Liked the connection with the Children's Home and ther visit there. Staff was really friendly and tried very hard in every respect. The pool was pretty bad - not clean! ... 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

Good  90%
(6 reviews)

Very nice place, the jacaranda trees were in full bloom. Lunch on the lawn was splendid. Don't particularly recommend the walk around the estate - more talk than walk... 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  93%
(6 reviews)

We arrived at the lodge in the late afternoon after our game drive into the Lake Manyara National Reserve. Lake Manyara Serena Lodge has a great position on the side of the ... reviews...

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

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Bougainvillea Safari Lodge was the brainchild of 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...

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 the ...More about Exploreans Ngorongoro