The Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is perched on the rim of the crater…
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge: Our full report
On the western side of the crater, the 75-room Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is slightly smaller than the Sopa Lodge, but of a similar standard. It has a fantastic location, and the rooms are simple but comfortable.
In northern Tanzania, on the western side of the crater, the 75-room Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is of a similar standard to the Sopa Lodge on the eastern rim. Perched on the rim of the crater, it has a fantastic location with captivating views of the caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater, which is 19km in diameter, with the Crater floor 600 metres below.
The rooms are comfortable but relatively simple, built from natural stone and wood. The Rhino Lounge Bar has a wide open-air terrace that offers a superb view of the Crater. Big field glasses are placed along the balcony so that guests can have a closer look at the game grazing below. The Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is a good, affordable option from which to explore the local area.
Health & safety
Malarial protection recommended: Yes