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Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Saw a rat in the kitchen tonight. Killed my appetite for the holiday buffet. Also they had a band playing which made it difficult to sleep. I know its a holiday but some of us leave early in the morning and need to get some rest. Im here as part of a safari in the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is not a high end hotel but very comfortable for one night stay which is the duration most visitors stay. The beds are comfy and the view from the balcony is lovely. Food was adequate. The lunch was better than buffet dinner. Very welcoming and friendly staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. As others have said, the grounds are beautiful with amazing views over Lake Manyara. The lodge is very high up so you can see a lot. It is also very close to the park gate. The rooms are fine - the bed was very large and comfortable, but the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second Serena property while on safari. The grounds are beautiful and the pool area and bar are a highlight. The room was clean/beds comfortable and the view wonderful from our second floor location. It was warm while there and the small fan was not enough to keep the room comfortable while sleeping. A ceiling fan is a... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on our safari tour of Tanzania with Somak Travel. Nice place, great room with a balcony and view over the Lake Manyara Game Reserve. Hotel has a pool and spa, plus had African musical entertainment on tonight. Food was good too. Well worth staying.

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Dar es Salaam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for our meeting. It was a good hotel, very quiet but the standard rooms were a bit smaller. The food was very good and service was exemplary! all the staff were very helpful and friendly. It would be good to have tea/coffee maker in the room to help those who would like to leave early either for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel grounds are beautiful...a dense paradise of greenery and the sounds of crickets and frogs as you eat dinner. The view is sensational as is the infinity pool looking over the view. Lake Manyara was good but at the end of dry season the lake was smaller. Still saw hippos, zebras, impala, buffalo, wilderbeast and numerous monkeys...no flamingo...only had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the only sub-standard Serena hotel I have stayed at. Views are amazing, rooms are huge and food is in line with the other hotels of the chain. However: the pool is small and it was not kept clean; service was just ok; mosquito net in the room had many holes. Overall, it has been an OK stay but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The pool at Serena Lake Manyara must be one of the best in the world! We had a beautiful swim after many days on safari and it was fabulous. The location of the hotel is spectacular and although the rooms are a little dated they are spacious, clean and the beds are comfortable. The grounds of the hotel are lovely... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

After you get beyond the view of the valley way below, you realize this a horrible place to stay. The room is uninteresting and bland.( are we actually in Tanzania???) We were told to flush the toilet five times so that you would have enough water to actually flush your waste away...lovely. Our mosquito netting had holes and tears.....goods way... More 

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Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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