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  87%
(36 reviews)

We spent one night and most of the next day at Gibb's Farm, which was the perfect place to recharge after lengthy flights and before heading on Safari. After a wonderful ... reviews...

Plantation Lodge

Plantation Lodge

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The privately run Plantation Lodge, first opened in 1998, lies between Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara National ...More about Plantation Lodge

Excellent  92%
(31 reviews)

Fantastic food. Lovely grounds. 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  94%
(25 reviews)

At Ngorongoro Crater Lodge you have amazing views of the crater not only at the common areas but also at any area of your room this lodge has a unique architecture worth ... reviews...

Lemala Ngorongoro

Lemala Ngorongoro

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Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the quiet, eastern side of the crater rim, ...More about Lemala Ngorongoro

Good  84%
(22 reviews)

Lemala camp is ideally based for early access to the crater, however it is in among the trees offering no views of the beautiful surrounding area and was very cold at night ... reviews...

Rhino Lodge

Rhino Lodge

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

Good  90%
(20 reviews)

The setting of the Rhino Lodge is idyllic, at elevation and surrounded by lush, green trees. The cool air was a nice change, and having to wear a jacket at night felt great ... 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  85%
(16 reviews)

We chose to stay at Sopa Lodge for two reasons: 1) it's got the best access into the crater on the only two-way road, so getting to the crater floor at the crack of dawn ... reviews...

Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

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Perched high on a hill overlooking the valley of the seasonal Rhotia River, Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge is a simple and friendly ...More about Rhotia Valley Ttd. Lodge

Excellent  92%
(10 reviews)

A wonderful family feel to the lodge - staff very welcoming and enjoyed he experience of the children's home - a wonderful vision which we will be continuing to support reviews...

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

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Bougainvillea Safari Lodge was created by a local farmer and a chef who saw potential for a simple and friendly guesthouse in Karatu...More about Bougainvillea Lodge

Good  90%
(8 reviews)

Nice stay here, the rooms were basic but nice and there was a welcome swimming pool. Throughout their time in Tanzania, we organised a private driver-guide and 4WD for ... reviews...

The Highlands at Ngorongoro

The Highlands at Ngorongoro

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The Highlands at Ngorongoro is a new camp to Tanzania, 45 minutes’ drive north of the Ngorongoro Crater, and looking out to the ...More about The Highlands

Excellent  93%
(8 reviews)

The Highlands is located in spectacular countryside with stunning views (at least from our dome which was nearest the communal area) .We spent four nights here (three full ... 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...

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

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The Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is a 75-room hotel, built in 1996, with a truly marvelous location: it's built into the western ...More about Ngorongoro Serena

Excellent  92%
(5 reviews)

Overall we had a very pleasant two nights at Ngorongoro Serena. The location couldn't be beat, right on the rim and close to the entrance, making our safari more enjoyable... 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...

Entamanu Ngorongoro

Entamanu Ngorongoro

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Entamanu Ngorongoro is a relatively new tented camp, opened in August 2016, and set in an isolated spot high on the crater rim...More about Entamanu Ngorongoro

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

Stunning location on the crater's edge. Loved the decor of the lodge, which managed to combine tremendous comfort with a wilderness feel. Staff were extremely helpful ... reviews...

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

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On the western side of the crater, the 75-room Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is slightly smaller than the Sopa Lodge, but of a similar ...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...

Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

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Formerly Exploreans Ngorongoro, which opened in January 2012, this lodge became Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge in May 2015. ...More about Neptune Ngorongoro

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

New operators have taken over this lodge. We found their attention to us to border on obsequious and therefore at times uncomfortable. The rooms were absolutely enormous ... 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. Bougainvillea safari ...More about Country Lodge

Pakulala

Pakulala

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Pakulala is a simple, permanent tented camp set up in traditional style on the crater rim’s “Simba Special Campsite B". The camp was opened in 2012 and sits on a sloping, grassy clearing on the Ngorongoro crater’s southwest rim, close to the rarely used airstrip and about 3km from the park headquarters...More about Pakulala

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