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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
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“wine cellar”(27 reviews)
“lake manyara”(35 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in this very pretty and tranquil lodge. Ideal if you want a bit of down time. Staff were friendly and very helpful especially the head gardener who took us on a lovely 2 hour walk around the stunning grounds explaining...More

Thank Jan O
Response from CamillaTPL, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, and hope that you have recovered from your ill health and enjoyed the rest of your safari. Look forward to welcoming you back to Plantation Lodge if you are ever travelling back to Tanzania.

Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Great location close to the Ngorongoro conservation area and the way into the Serengeti. Plantation is a beautiful lodge with elegant, spacious accommodation, beautiful gardens, charming staff and great food. We stayed twice on our recent safari holiday and would certainly go back next time....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

after my first game drive into the manyara national park i stayed for one night at the plantation lodge in karatu. my suite was adorable and i enjoyed the crackling fire in my fireplace in the evening after a delicious dinner and nice drinks at...More

Thank astrid s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was perhaps one of the best lodges we have stayed at yet... Not only was the service from the staff excellent but the overall treatment and experience from this lodge spectacular. The owner of Plantation lodge was involved and greeted guests at pre-dinner drinks,...More

Thank Albere S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely property. Great service. Relaxing. Delicious food. Great views and places to relax. Wonderful place to stay on our first trip to Tanzania. Back porch great for cocktails. Nice amenities in room. WiFi in lobby area.

Thank Vivian L
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Gypsyfootprints
July 15, 2016|
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Response from mtuguti | Reviewed this property |
They can arrange transport as they did this for me and it took approximately 2.5 hrs
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DonnaG289
October 17, 2015|
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Response from CamillaTPL | Property representative |
Most people that stay at Plantation lodge book through a tour operator who will arrange airport collection and transfers they will also book all your safaris Plantation Lodge is conveniently located close to lake Manyara... More
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renee94903
October 3, 2014|
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Response from Camilla H |
Yes they do - it's slow but available free of charge
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"All good based on our experience and walk around the gardens"
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"All lovely"
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"Farmhouse for families"
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