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Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
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Beautiful place and wonderful people! Amazing photo worthy sunsets from the pool and the upper balcony. The staff was accommodating and very friendly. I’d love to come back. Thank you lake Eysai for the lovely stay!
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Response from BougainvilleaGroup, Manager at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Alicia, Thank you for choosing to stay at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge and for taking time to post your valuable 5* review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience at this lodge. It was pleasure hosting you and we do hope you will come back soon.
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The hotel is located next to Lake Eyasi, which has virtually no contact with the lake, the lake is largely dried out. The hotel is located in a large area, some of the bungalows are quite far from the main building. The room is spacious and comfortable, but not too equipped, there is no air condition. The bathroom is large, clean and perfectly fit for purpose. The lighting is solved with LED bulbs, which have so little power that you can’t read anything next to them. (Useless brightness lighting is a common problem in hotels in Tanzania.) The hotel has a garden with a swimming pool with excellent, clear and deep water. It is a big mistake that the hotel garden is very neglected, the whole garden is a wild shrubbery. The staff is mainly made up of women - they also carry the packages – they are kind, helpful and friendly. I didn't like, when we started to prepare to leave the room, the cleaning staff at watched us at the next bungalow, when we were finally moving out ... Meals are served in the main building. Dinner and lunch are delicious and varied, the service attentive. Lunch was served in the buffet, and at dinner the waiters carried food around. We had breakfast in the box with us – we had an early program - and it was also tasty. Free Wifi is provided in the main building, the bandwidth is quite large. There was no Wifi in the room, the mobilnet worked. All in all we were in a pleasant hotel where the room, the board met our expectations and the staff were kind and friendly. Not a luxury hotel, but there is no better hotel in this part of Africa. The neglect of the garden are disturbing, which greatly degrades the experience.
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Response from BougainvilleaGroup, Public Relations Manager at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Tibor, Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge, a property of Bougainvillea Group. We really appreciate your honest feedback about your stay with us. We shall improve on areas that you have highlighted. On the other hand, we are glad to that you enjoyed your overall experience at this lodge, more so, the staff and food. We do hope to host you again in future.
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Grounds with stunning views welcomed us after a long journey. The staff us very friendly and facilities are good. The cherry on our cake was a dance performed by the staff of the hotel at the end of dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
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Response from BougainvilleaGroup, Manager at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Maria, Thank you for staying at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge. We really do appreciate your review and are happy to know that you loved your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again in future.
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Lake Eyasi is stunning but in the dry season the lake retreats about a mile from the lodge. This was our least favourite of our six-Lodge safari tour. It isn’t dreasdful but It isn’t special either -design of the lodges lacks character and the fixtures are very random. There is the air of no-one caring - bulbs with no shades, lack of any consistent design other than brown and this also extended to the food. It is a shame as it is a rich agricultural area and is ideally located to do locally grown food in the restaurant. The saving grace is the people who were lovely and went out of their way to help. They need more structure and guidance - there are some stunning places on Lake Eyasi, but this needs a lot of work to compete with them. A new general manager to get his teeth into raising the bar. It does have a nice terrace pool but even this is slightly out of place at the moment.
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Response from BougainvilleaGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Robert, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your valuable feedback here. We are deeply sorry to know that your stay with us fell short of your expectations. The management has noted with concern your sentiments and will investigate and work on your recommendations.
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We arrived after a very dusty ride on our second day of safari. The staff welcomed us with a very delicious passion fruit juice and the manager was funny and friendly. The view was stunning. We saw all over the Lake Eyasi and enjoyed a very nice sunset from the terrace in the main building. It also had a pool, but the water was very cold and with the constantly strong blowing wind, we didn't use it. Our room was basic but nice, everything worked fine except the mixer tap of the shower. It was very difficult to find a warm water temperature that was not too cold and not too hot. But electricity worked fine. For dinner, it was a bit weird. The staff served the dinner (different staff for every course) in bowls and each guest had to scoop the food. For breakfast, there was buffet. As we had to leave at 6am, the staff woke up earlier to serve us breakfast. We appreciated that very much.
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Response from BougainvilleaGroup, Public Relations Manager at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Responded Aug 1, 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for this wonderful 5* review, which is highly appreciated. We have noted your struggle with the shower mixer and will ensure that our house stewards inform future guests how to correctly adjust the mixer to acquire favourable temperatures. Thank you and we hope to host you again.
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TanzaniaArusha RegionNgorongoro Conservation Area
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