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Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge

5.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Karatu district, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New york
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is amazing. Right from the staff to the rooms, everything was exceptional. The manager Stanley is outstanding. The chef is amazing. The rooms and location is right out of a magazine, this is a must stay hotel. Love it. The mgmt has taken care of each and every detail in the room and on the property. I give... More

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Haifa, Israel
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is exceptional. We could not believe we can find such a beautiful place on a safari. The rooms are large and very nice. The grounds excellent. Service very good. It's five stars in all aspects. We had to take our camera and take pictures of the place. Drinks were good. Service excellent.

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Yorktown, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property was incredible. The landscaping is breathtaking and the views are beautiful! We eat dinner each night on the outside terrace, with fantastic food, wine and service. Our cabin had an amazing porch with comfortable seating and even a table and chairs. We played cards out on our terrace and enjoyed the views while relaxing. There was a mini... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Finally deciding to give back to the community- this review is old as we went here for one night to see the crater in Feb 2013 after climbing kili and we absolutely loved it here. iI had to review this as one of my first reviews as it stands out! It was well worth the expense. It was so special... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This lodge had the best terrace you can wish for. The lodge's facilities are beautiful; The rooms are more like a cozy house than a hotel, fireplace and all but the terrace to an amazing view is the jewel on the crown. We walked around the grounds and had a pre-meal tasting at their vegetable garden. Just beautiful. The staff... More

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San Francisco, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

From the hibiscus juice we were presented with upon arrival to the beautifully spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the dense forest we were almost speechless at all the beauty. The rooms had both a large sitting room, large bedroom and a balcony with table for four and large day bed. The food was delicious and the dining room as well... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We spent a night here on the last day of our holiday in Tanzania. On arrival the beautiful gardens and flowers catch your eye as well as the vegetable gardens providing the hotel with spinach, lettuce and more. After that you notice the superb finishes and furniture in the bar and restaurant area, and the beautiful view from there over... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

This was by far the best place we stayed at during during outer trip in Tanzania. The grounds is gorgeous with unbelievable landscaping. Fresh garden which I venture to gets was used to make some of the food. The breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner was spectacular. Dinner was 5 course menu and each dish was well done. They even made... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

One of the best we have ever seen. The rooms (villas), the view, the location, the food, the staff and the atmosphere are better than famous resorts around the globe. It felt like haven. We will be back when we can. Do not miss it!!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Have stayed at the Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge, with the entire family of 12. Outstanding accomodations with care for all details. Outsdtanding service directed with the outstanding friendly Lodge Manager Mr. Morley Stanley who is certainly not only an outstanding example for the industry and certainly to his team. Highly recommend the lodge.

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Address: Karatu district, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge 5*
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