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Karatu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania See on map
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Breakfast included
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although off the road, this is not in the wilderness and is a small hotel and not a safari camp. Very nice, excellent staff, good food. Pretty grounds. Located relatively near Ngorongoro Crater, which is the big draw for this location.

1  Thank gmtravels7
Response from CamillaTPL, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to welcome you back one of these days.

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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

1  Thank Richard_Brenda_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a couple of days at a tent camp with bucket shower—which was a fabulous intro to our safari days — the Plantation Lodge felt like an indulgent surprise. We loved the beautifully landscaped, spacious grounds—lawns, mature trees, flowers galore, a sweet cat, the relaxing...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

The Plantation Lodge is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are beautiful, big and comfortable. The property itself is just beautiful, including the pool with a fabulous view of the surrounding area. The food in the dining room is excellent with great service. Wish...More

Thank N C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Plantation Lodge for 2 nights while we were on safari. The manager surprised us by upgrading us to the 7 room Suite called Zanzibar. We were amazed and delighted with the luxury and attention to detail. Beautiful furniture and...More

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Like a green oasis, The Plantation Lodge, rests on the red-brown hills. The individually furnished rooms and suites melting harmoniously into the flowering garden offering comfort and relaxation. Everywhere you look, More you can see and feel the personal atmosphere of this owner-run lodge with furnishings that were selected with great attention to detail. The Plantation Lodge's cordial service leaves no wish unfulfilled. The lodge's location promises maximum safari enjoyment: a stone's throw from the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Lake Manyara national park, and just a short journey from the Tarangire national park and the Serengeti. A luxury lodge with 5 suites and 17 standard rooms. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Also Known As
The Plantation Lodge And Safaris
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The Plantation Lodge & Safaris Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Also Known As
The Plantation Lodge And Safaris
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The Plantation Lodge & Safaris Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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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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Room Tips
"We were in a building of 4 rooms with a large meeting room and balcony. Very nice, very quiet."
gmtravels7
3 weeks ago
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"You will love your room no matter the assignment."
Traveller19842012
Sep 17, 2018
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"ask for a larger room"
rosie1Melbourne
Aug 31, 2018
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"All good based on our experience and walk around the gardens"
970GordonC
Feb 21, 2018
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