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Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge

Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge


3°20’19.1"S 35°35’55.0"E

Reviews of Farmhouse Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

16 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Farmhouse Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2019, 5 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Farmhouse Lodge.
Lion

60% success

Leopard

40% success

Wild dog

0% success

Buffalo

60% success

Elephant

60% success

Hippo

60% success

Wildebeest

60% success

Zebra

60% success

Eland

50% success

Black Rhino

40% success

Spotted Hyena

40% success

Striped Hyena

20% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

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Bill & Mila
Madrid

"Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 6 Oct 2014
"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." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Family S
Sheffield

"Lovely setting, close to the crater"

2 nights Arrived 19 Aug 2014
"This was the biggest of the places we stayed and, not surprisingly, the most impersonal. However, the lush setting was very nice indeed and we valued the views, the colours and the peace very much after our safari drives. The pool was very pleasant too after a long morning in the (fantastic) dusty crater.

The buffet style meals were perfectly acceptable and the freshly-cooked-before-your-eyes stir fry which was on offer on one of our two nights was very tasty. We thought the select-your-own sandwich lunch arrangement was very efficient too.

The rooms were large with pleasant terraces. The fact that the 'bungalows' are well spread out across the grounds is both an advantage (privacy/tranquility) and a disadvantage (it means a dark walk to/from the main building). We were quite happy with this and, though we had no need of them, the cosy armchairs in front of an open fire would have been quite appealing at a different time of year!

Oh - and the post-safari massage in the spa area was lovely!" See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania; 5n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Dr & Mrs E
Poole

"Si this is where The Garden of Eden originate"

2 nights Arrived 4 Oct 2013
"Stunning thatched building as the core of the Lodge, with very good large rooms spread around the estate.

An interesting farm to visit, too." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs F
Derbyshire

"Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 25 Jan 2012
"We found that Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge was ideally placed for arriving early for an all day visit to the crater. The rooms were very spacious, well-organised and well-equipped.

The food was good, especially the vegetables and the puddings, with lots of choice at the buffet. The situation was lovely and the gardens beautifully maintained and it was nice to be somewhere with a swimming pool.

All in all, I felt it was an excellent place to stay though it did seem a bit hectic around the reception area with so much coming and going at times." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mrs C
Devon

"Safari at Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge"

3 nights Arrived 25 Jan 2012
"Very enjoyable 3 night stay from where we visited the Crater and Lake Manyara Park. In hindsight 1 visit either full or half day would probably have been enough in this park. Our guide told us there were hardly any predators and tree climbing lions had not been seen for some time. We drove for what seemed a very long time in order to visit a hot spring which was not very exciting.

The farmbouse was very comfortable with lovely setting and views but did not seem very "safari" like. (This is not a criticism just an observation)

I felt we were staying at a very nice place but not necessarily in Africa." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs P
Surrey

"Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 16 Jan 2011
"The rooms are extremely spacious here with lovely views across the farm's land.

Great location for visiting Ngonrongoro as it really wasn't far from the gate.

The food was nicely prepared and there was a good selection each night at the buffet.

Good service from the staff." See all these reviews: 18n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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