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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nungwi, Tanzania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service, Rooms, Food and Location are all equally outstanding. A sincere heartfelt thank you to everyone who made our stay so memorable and enjoyable. I have a new item on my bucket list now, and that is to return.

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Johannesburg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the privilege of spending time in the Serengeti and my birthday at the &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater lodge. Steph and her staff were amazing.We were a group of 8 couples and they remembered everyone's name and the service was excellent.It wasn't necessary but they really made my birthday special. The views from the lodge down over the crater were... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is perfection. There's no other way to phrase it. Magical location, superb rooms, food beyond anything you'd expect given where you are. And excellent wild life in the crater just a short, if rough, drive away. It should be on everyone's bucket list.

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Basel, Switzerland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been spoiled better in my live. From the arrival to the lodge until we left, everything was impeccable. The rooms are amazing, the view fantastic, the game drives stunning, the rangers know more than an encyclopedia and find whatever you want. Everybody was treating us very special and made our stay just perfect. I imagine it is... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not sure if there is a better location to stay around the Crater. The lodge's views is wonderful. Even in your toilet you can see the crater below with stunning view! But we are most impressed by its service. You return from your excursion and you see your bath-tube full of warm water waiting for you. Your kid... More 

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Midlands
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36 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge was amazing and totally lived up to expectations, which were very high. The room, service, food were all excellent. Our guide was fantastic and went to a lot of trouble to keep us away from other vehicles, and realised quite fast what we were into. A couple of small things about the service, the staff at the lodge... More 

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Houston, Texas
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found it amazing to find such a jewel of a hotel in the interior of Africa far from any cities. The service was wonderful and the whole atmosphere is magical. Where else could you have your private room/building with eclectic antique furniture, with a view over the Ngorongoro Crater 2000 feet below, and your personal Masai warrior to escort... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
49 hotel reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our two night stay at the Crater Lodge was planned to be the highlight of our honeymoon, and it became so. <Location> Superb location. You have a grand view of the whole crater from your lodge and anywhere else in the resort. You even see animals escaped from the crater during nights. Just several metres away. Easy access down &... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

andBeyond is a first rate company and they do an excellent job with the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. THe food is excellent, the rooms are funky but delightful and they are about the best tour operator at the crater. First I HIGHLY recommend starting a safari at the Crater - you get to see almost all of the animals in a... More 

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Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

&Beyond is arguably the best company to use if you're looking for luxury safari companies and are one of the few to be located inside the conservation area. Not only do they care about the social, environmental and conservation issues and have adhered to high standards but their lodges and services are truly amazing. It is the most gorgeous room... More 

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