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andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

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Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at and Beyond Ngorongoro Crater lodge. It was a luxurious lodge experience where every lodge is assigned with a private butler. The food was delicious even for a takeout picnic. Flowers are replenished in the room everyday and housekeeping is done to the highest standard. Lodge manager Markus is there to greet and chat with guests every night... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 2 nights here on our honeymoon and it was one of the highlights of our trip in Tanzania. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge has to be one of the nicest and most special places I have ever been to. The lodge itself is unique and has very special qualities but is also so well done. Although there... More 

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Westchester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 nights of 11 day Safari, second of 4 &Beyond camps (Under Canvas, Crater Lodge, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Grumeti). SPOILER ALERT ! ...just splurge and stay here ...don’t read all the reviews that give away the many visual and sensory surprises and delights! Very warm welcome. Very proper butler with great service. Excellent/ seamless 3 x a day housekeeping.... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly situated, stunning views and excellent service. Crater drives are fab for gerting to see loads of wildlife in a small area. Bars can get busy at night but staff very helpful and accommodating. Quick friendly service at all times. No complaints.

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South Pasadena, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic lodge in all respects and an amazing experience at the Crater! This is a must do 2-night stay as part of a longer Safari in the Serengeti. The staff is excellent, thanks to Simon, my butler, for lighting the fireplace each night and drawing a hot bubble bath with rose petals and champagne! Food and cocktails outstanding. Very eclectic... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My daughter and I traveled to Tanzania in May of 2014. Our last stop was a few days at the outstanding, luxurious Ngorogoro Crater Lodge. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we felt like we were extremely pampered. When we would arrive back from an all day game drive, there was a hot bath drawn. How... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Just go there. It's a little pointless trying to explain the architecture beyond eclectic and fanciful. But it's marvelously entertaining and memorable. Likewise, the accommodations are over-the-top and unlike anything you've likely previously experience. The food and service are superb, and the senior staff and management are available and quite accommodating to casual conversation over sundowners. If you've already been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

WOW!! How do you review a place that is absolutely perfect! In January 2015 my family spent 3 nights at the Crater Lodge...what an experience it was. My family and I (9 family members) spend 3 amazing nights here for my fathers 70th birthday...obviously the hotels luxury speaks for itself but what makes this place amazing is its staff. Marcus... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My husband and I spent two nights at the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in mid-December. We arrived after having spent 5 nights on the Serengeti (at Under Canvas and then the Four Seasons). Our tour operator had booked the transfer by plane, which seems to be what pretty much everyone does. But once there we learned we could have done a... More 

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ARUSHA,TANZANIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Occupying a spectacular spot right on the rim of the Crater, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is undoubtedly one of the most opulent lodges in Africa. Wonderful staffs, food and everything. It is a place to spend your night when in Ngorongoro.

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