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on B144, Karatu Tanzania
on B144, Karatu Tanzania See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
3 Star accommodation
Situated between the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater and majestic Lake Manyara. Octagon Lodge is a perfect base for safari travellers on holidays in Northern Tanzania. Day trips may be arranged to Ngorongoro More Crater and Lake Manyara. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$152 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Octagon Lodge Tanzania/Karatu
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
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Loved the food and hospitality here. Room was big and clean. Staff went out of the way to make us feel comfortable. Chef specifically prepared Indian food for us apart from the existing spread which was already great. Highly recommended to stay here.
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The staff is very friendly, the food (I tried breakfasts and dinners) very tasty, the gardens looked leafy and beautiful, the pub and restaurant and the rooms were quite good. The first night we slept in a cabin with a double bed, and the next time in a very large cabin, with 3 b
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We stayed here one night post-safari before going to a different game park—and I didn’t want to leave!! We had stayed at more expensive places that weren’t this great! The staff, service and food was incredible!! They own a farm so it is farm-to-table fresh; we almost cancelled o
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Response from patrick596, Manager at Octagon Lodge
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Dear Kay Thank you very much for your lovely feed back is very appreciated , I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and service provided . Best regards Patrick Silas
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We stayed here twice during our 7 day safari tour.
As you arrive you are greeted with juice and hot towel like all the good hotels in tanzania and your luggage is taken to your room ad you finish check in so it is a nice welcome.
The breakfast and dinner were very nice and tasty
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Response from Octagon L, Manager at Octagon Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for sharing a positive review. Looking forward to host you always. Thank you
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Relaxing environment, park like, with a lot of bamboos. Cute little cabins from outside but enough space inside, nice, clean and comfortable! Separate roomy shower with sun windows. Great restaurant with good food. A perfect stop point for everyone.
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Response from Octagon L, Manager at Octagon Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for the positive review as we look forward to hosting you always. Wishing you happy holidays!
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"Every room is great!"
"Each room is a separate little house in the lodge, and you walk along a beautiful garden path to access it."
"Make sure you hit the Irish bar. The cottages are warm and welcoming with full accommodations."
"we were in cabin 8 , its away from the main area but we loved it !"
"I had a stand alone cabin, it was more quiet than my home."
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