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Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge

5.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Karatu district, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania
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Jacksonville, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ngorongoro. Honey moon. Understand the concept? It was our first trip to Tanzania, which we wanted to be memorable.... and it was! Our tour brought us in different parks, and of course Ngorongoro: we spent 2 nights at the Exploreans, which after a long day trip appeared as a "garden of eden" (garden are beautiful). We enjoyed the swimming pool... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exploreans was amazing. There is a huge lounge room, large bedroom, both with fire places, separate bath and toilet and a huge balcony. There is a selection of 3 daybeds, a couple of lounges and chairs to choose from. The package was all inclusive and the wine and selected rinks were all good quality and free flowing for those that... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a location!! We've been here for three nights and everything was perfect! The gardens are beautiful and the views are stunning! You can't ear anything besides the singing birds. The pool area is very cozy. The staff is really nice and helpful. They always talk to you with a smile and try to make you feel like at home.... More

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

After several days of safari in both Serengeti as well as the Ngorongoro, this lodge was an excellent finale to chill and relax. Great bungalows, fine dining and superb service of friendly staff made our 3 days there very memorable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Exploreans was recommended to us by Lucia from Safari Infinity as we needed to catch an early morning flight to Northern Serengeti. We agonised for a long time as to whether we should have 1 night on the crater rim and 1 night here, or 2 nights here. We were very happy we settled on 2 nights at Exploreans! As... More

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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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