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Gibbs Farm Road, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at Gibbs Farms as a part of a private tour arranged by Thomson Safaris of Boston, whose owners also own Gibbs farm. It is indeed a plush and lush resort and feels different after safari camps. However like everything else Thomson does it...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank PacificNekton
Reviewed 2 days ago

After a week of luxury tented camp safari, we arrived at this tucked away coffee plantation to discover an oasis of greenery and European charm. Somehow we immediately felt cocooned--enjoying drinks on the terrace, a private cottage with terrace and a long hot bath, stone...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Holly K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family of four stayed for 2 nights before heading to the serengeti. The accommodation was beautiful. The rooms were surrounded by lush gardens and were large and luxurious. The location is great for exploring Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater and other local sites. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank illgocrazy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you ever have an opportunity to visit or stay at Gibbs Farm, jump on it. Absolutely lovely. Kind of like the British countryside transported. Great accommodations, food and service. The walk to the Elephant Caves & waterfall is a must. And don’t miss walking...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank EllenI772
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Gibbs Farm after over a week of travel in the Masai Mara and Serengeti. All the camps we stayed at were quite good...but it was a real treat to arrive at Gibbs Farm and to have these wonderful cottages as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Description
A luxury lodge in Northern Tanzania, Gibb’s Farm offers a welcome respite for the East Africa safari traveller. Immerse yourself in a sanctuary for the senses, where the farm’s gentle rhythms impart a sense More of peace and well-being. Experience a sense of place as you recline on your verandah, walk in the Ngorongoro Forest or explore the back roads of Karatu. Replenish with inspired organic cuisine, fresh from the farm’s gardens, bakery and dairy. Surround yourself with the rich traditions of East African life, exclusive to Gibb’s Farm, and share an eternal sense of history and community. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$777 - $1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gibb`s Farm Hotel Karatu
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$777 - $1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gibb`s Farm Hotel Karatu
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Kathy M
September 1, 2018|
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Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, We have a number of options on our massage menu. The massages are done in the privacy of your cottage. If you go to the Gibb's Farm Tanzania website (unfortunately Tripadvisor does not allow me to include a link... More
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Medas2005
August 29, 2018|
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Response from LizHarty | Reviewed this property |
I checked Google Maps. Their estimate is a little “wrong”. It’s about 45 minutes or so to the gate. Then you have to sort the paperwork. The dive down into the Crater takes another hour but the scenery is so lovely the... More
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Lsrj
July 31, 2018|
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Response from GibbsGM | Property representative |
Good morning. Yes, we are building a swimming pool with construction being underway at the moment. The anticipated completion date is mid December this year. Best wishes Gerd
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"This is a coffee plantation with various size cottages, each with a terrace. All the locations are equally..."
hollyk641
2 days ago
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"Each cottage has its own lovely garden/porch -- take a chance on any of them."
317KathyM
Nov 29, 2018
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"There's not a bad room in this place, I think. But the best room is what we got for our family of four:..."
417lyrar
Nov 9, 2018
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"All the views were good."
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Oct 27, 2018
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