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Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

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, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6222, Tanzania (Formerly Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week of hiking the Kilimanjaro and tented camps for safari, Neptune in Ngorongoro took out breath away. The hotel is beautifully landscaped, and the room was spectacular with its own fireplace at the living area and bedroom. It's balcony facing the canopy and mountains which make it even more special. It was my birthday, and the manager and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights here while we explored Ngorongoro crater. Like most resorts and lodges in Tanzania, we were greeted by bright, smiling staff and cool cloths to clean our dusty faces. The grounds are immaculate and a feast for the eyes. Very clean and well kept. Bright colorful flowers everywhere. We loved walking down the road to see the... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxury cottages with close proximity to the crater. We stayed here in the middle of our safari and it provided a nice transition to rejuvenate our batteries and pamper ourselves in luxury. The food was amazing and the accommodations excellent. My only complaint is that my wife and I tend to be outgoing individuals and we found the main congregation... More 

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Weston, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location just minutes outside the main gate of the Crater. 20 beautiful cottages set on the side of the mountain with great views from expansive decks. Warm decor, living room separate form the bedroom, with a working fire place on both sides. Grounds were immaculate and the service very good. The food int eh restaurant was very tasty, and... More 

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Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You might find a luxury place as nice as this in Tanzania...... but you cannot find one any better !! This Luxury hotel sits near the Crater ridge of the World's famous Ngorogoro Wildlife Game Reserve, approximately 2 hours south,southwest outside Arusha, Tanzania. Rooms.... Views.... Dining.... Staff....ALL Frist Class !!

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Lodge while visiting Ngorongoro Crater. The accommodations are brilliant - individual cottages with living room, bedroom and large deck, lush gardens, gorgeous views and dual fireplaces lit by efficient staff each night. The dining room/lounge/bar area was a lovely gathering place after a day exploring the crater. The food was very good, the cocktails... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very long journey before we arrived at Exploreans/Neptune. The second we arrived, our trip turned around. This was the start of an amazing experience for us. The staff is so attentive, nice and welcoming. They literally are there to help you at all times with anything you need. The second we set foot on the grounds, we... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family n I just got back from our East African holiday n this lodge was quite possibly our favorite of all the places we stayed in - the attention to detail is just superb n the warmth n friendliness of the staff esp mr Stanley is just exceptional - the cottages are beautifully appointed n the log fires lovely... More 

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San Fran
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is the most beautiful and well-run hotel I've ever stayed at. Everything was perfect, from the rooms to the food. Stanley, the manager, was so kind and thoughtful. All of the staff was extremely attentive and skilled. They even made a boxed dinner for one of our party that was arriving after dinner time. We even got to watch... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

You just cannot fault the lodges they are unbelievable. Everything about this place is fantastic including having a log fire in your room. However the food was not to our taste and certainly the quantity was on the very small side, we always felt as though are appetite was not fullfilled. Even the breakfasts you could count the baked beans.... More 

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NEPTUNE H, Director of Sales at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you for your open feedback. As a part of the leisure hotel industry, we are dependent on our customers' opinions. We are grateful for their interest and for their sharing suggestions for improvement with us. Many thanks for letting us know your thoughts and concerns. We have forwarded your correspondence to the relevant departments. Yours... More 

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