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Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge

5.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Karatu district, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge as part of a safari in October, 2014. I didn't make the reservations, so I was expecting another tent facility. Was I ever pleasantly mistaken! This is a luxury establishment with separate buildings for each guest. The rooms are very spacious, modern, well-appointed and quite private. Meals and drinks are included (some alcoholic... More

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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, manicured grounds. Views to die for. Luxe accommodations that were the largest we experienced in East Africa and an enormous veranda to enjoy the views. Lovely pool. Nice little spa where I had a very good, hour long massage for around 30$ Great food. Just a few km outside the crater entrance which was perfect, instead of inside, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a trying trip from the Bush we enter this Barrier to explorian and what a sight the gardens were well manicured and what a welcome. Settled in. The rooms great . The staff very friendly. The manger Mr Stanley very welcoming. The dinner was great. The lighting maybe a bit on the high side. Breakfast just the way I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice lodge in a lush tropical setting with very manicured and well cared for gardens. Every time we arrived whether our first time or after game drives we were always welcomed with a wet washcloth and juice. It appears as though all the rooms are the same size and they are huge!! Everyone is in an... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exploreans Lodge is "top banana" and offers such a quiet, peaceful respite after a long day of game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater. The Lodge is well appointed with very comfortable furnishings, the food is extraordinarily good, and the staff are exceptionally pleasant. This lodge is a must for anyone traveling to the crater and it's surrounding areas. It's ideal... More

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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Exploreans Lodge was a pleasant break after being out on safari for 4 days previously. The staff was exceptional. We were welcomed by the Lodge Manager a warm wash cloth and a nice cool fruit drink. The staff escorted us to our wonderful room. The food at the on-site restaurant was very good. The staff treated us like royalty. We... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We arrived here after my husband did a successful climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. It was breathtakingly beautiful. The villas are outstanding, the gardens are beautiful, excellent meals and service. The chef accommodated my husband's Celiac Disease with providing gluten free dining, and making special desserts and fresh baked muffins one morning. The bed turn down service was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Ngorongoro Exploreans over Christmas 2013. It was an experience I will never forget - truly a once in a lifetime experience. Not only did the conservation area deliver an incredible safari (the best of our trip to three national parks in Kenya & Tanzania) but the hotel manged to live up to the same... More

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

An excellent lodge in the midle of the jungle. The food was very nice, the service and the staff excellent. The place is very well located some minutes from the Ngorongoro Area. Worth every day spent at it !!

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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*
Number of rooms: 20
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