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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Rhino Lodge is ideally located on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater rim. The Lodge was originally the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator, and its developers have maintained the house’s original rustic, low-impact style and natural setting. Rhino Lodge offers a perfect base from which to explore the Ngorongoro crater and its surroundings. Game drives into the crater, and, for the more adventurous, walking safaris in the forest reserve and visits to nearby Maasai villages, can all be arranged from the lodge. And, on return after a long day, 24 comfortable en suite rooms with forest views, a cozy living space, friendly local staff and generous African-inspired meals offer guests a warm welcome home.
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
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Lake Manyara Airport64 mi
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The place is Nice. But all staff very very unpleasant. You clearly havé the feeling that you are not welcomed at all, they do all bécause they must and because you paid for. This is the opposite of all we had in different lodge. Probably difficult to find worst service and
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We spent the night here after visiting the CRATER. Our room was comfortable and the shower great. We loved sitting on our terrace watching the water bucks frolic in the grass outside. Dinner and breakfast were delicious and the service was excellent
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Really perfect experience at Rhino Lodge, even if we only stayed shortly, arriving at night from safari, leaving early the next morning. Nice and cozy restaurant, good service, food was delicious. Comfortable, yet basic rooms, but with a fireplace (that the staff lit for you),
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Once we arrived at the lodge it seems like a simple place. Clean, comfortable and kind staff. The rooms had a great balcony were you could see the wild animals in front of you like water buffalos. It was chilly at night and we had a small wood stove in our bedroom nice touch to
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We had an amazing stay at this place, the balcony views were amazing. We saw a dik-dik outside our room along with a lot of exotic birds. The sunrise view from the breakfast area is really spectacular, and the meals were the best of all the meals we had during our week long
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Morning very often fog and temperature between 10 - 15C Afternoon between 15- 20C Evening between 9 - 13C It is almost like this....suggest a sweater and windjacket.
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Hello, we had to pay about 170 US-Dollar per night and per person. On the website the prices start at 145 US-Dollars. You have to pay a park-fee per (60US-Dollar per person and day) and a crater fee (300 US-Dollar per car and day).
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So sorry; i did not see this message. It was a part of our package, i am not sure what it worked out to per night. Hope you had fun!
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"all rooms are quiet"
"Get the staff to create a fire in your room as it can get a little chilly at night. Make sure to use the hot water quickly."
"No real difference"
"Get up early and watch hundrets of birds in the trees next to your balkony whilst you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning"
"Room 11 has a balcony backing the lush green hills! Loved it!"
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