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5.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania
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Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with this place and was a lovely haven after a long drive. The lodge is about a 5 minute drive to the entrance of the park and a 40 drive to the descent path down to the crater. There are closer lodges right on the rim of the crater but this place was so lovely that... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An extraordinary location near the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. The cottages have a living and a sleeping room with bathroom and a balcony. The view is magical with all possible shades of green. The whole location is a beautiful garden design with flowers and well maintained. I have two minor points; there are no bathroom slippers and the telephone is... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we started planning the Ngorongoro and Serengeti trip a year ago, in January 2014. in the beginning the travel company booked us at Serena lodge,but after reading some of the comments on trip advisor, we started looking for another lodge. we came across Exploreans by chance. read it's reviews on trip advisor regarding this lodge and asked the travel company... More 

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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just after the limits of the Nogorongoro conservation park, the Exploreans is a very typical lodge composed of bungalows. The garden is magnificent and the staff very welcoming. You also have a very nice pool that is being renewed for the moment and will certainly be ready for the hot temperatures of the dry season!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i do not have enough good things to say about this property. Rooms are spectacular with ample space overlooking the beautiful hills of the crater. Watch close and you can see elephants or buffaloes. Hotel grounds are beautiful with flowers and very cool birds around. A lot of porch areas to relax and enjoy the views. Food is great, head... More 

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Hailey, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My daughter who has lived in Moshi, Tanzania and has her own organization *Make a difference now" chose this lodge for her wedding we diid a safari our first day and spend two nights here. I was very impressed with the large spacious, comfortably furnished individual accommodations. Each had it's own sitting room, with an alcove bed, plus a separate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Good location with good spacious rooms. Beautiful view and gardens. There was some confusion over what is included and what is not under a full board package Food could be better for the quality of the accommodation. Place not quite at full potential

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for one night before going to the Ngorogoro Crater - it is absolutely stunning! When we arrived, we were given cool towels and juice while we sat in the gorgeous reception area. We were blown away when we were showed to our room though! The "rooms" here are actually all self contained villas. We had an enormous... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Ngorongoro Exploreans Lodge was our favorite lodging during our two-week East Africa safari, with the largest and most luxurious accommodations we stayed in. Each guest "room" is a separate cabin with a beautifully decorated and spacious living room, bedroom, and bath. The living room has a sofa, chairs, desk, and day-bed, very comfortable for just lounging. Each cabin has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

10 people stayed one night at the lodge in November 2014. We were met with a gentle man with fresh wet towns witch was refreshing! The manager on duty greeted us with information about the lodge. The area and the view is just breathtaking! You don’t’ feel like you are at a hotel, you feel like you are at you... More 

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Address: 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*
Number of rooms: 20
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