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KaratuNestle in the foothills of the famous Ngorongoro Highlands. Framed by majestic mountain scenery, this luxury lodge is set amounts beautiful gardens and working coffee farm. 20 rooms all with views over the farm plantation and dramatic back drop of the Ngorongoro Crater forests.Guest can combine luxurious country living with activities offered by Ngorongoro Conservation Area or simply relaxing by the pool and enjoying the hospitality of our friendly and welcoming staff.
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Free Internet
Free parking
Breakfast included
Room service
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Tloma Road, Karatu Tanzania
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Lake Manyara Airport54 mi
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I and my wife lead Photo Safaris to Tanzania and on our way to Ndutu we spent one night in Karatu at the Kitela Lodge. On our arrival we were greeted with kind hospitality with beverages and cookies. The luxurious permanent tent was super spacious with a large bathroom area
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We truly enjoyed our stay at Kitela Lodge with spacious rooms, a refreshing pool, and an always attentive staff. The surrounding coffee plantation and organic farm make for a lovely afternoon stroll. Food, drink and view all delightful. This is a wonderful spot to refresh and
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Perfekt Location with spacious villas and good food! The lunchboxes for Safari trip can be compiled by yourselves! Wonderful sunset in hotel‘s veranda! Surprising happy hour is the pool deck free of charge!
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Could have wished for a better place to begin our holiday. The little bungalows are beautifully situated looking out to the forest. Staff were attentive and always at hand to serve drinks and help in anyway they can. Lovely pool to relax in after a hard days safari. Staff
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We stayed here for 2 nights over Christmas whilst visiting Manyara Lake and the Ngorongoro Crater. We had impressive rooms with lovely views over the beautiful gardens. The staff could not have been more attentive and helpful. We were made to feel very welcome. There is a huge
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Are drinks (wine, beer etc) included?
Tanzania Outdoor Adventures is all one word for their site and my guide is J O m b i
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Hello! We were at the lodge for one evening between other more remote lodges. We were on a private tour with a tour operator, so no idea of game drive costs for this lodge.
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Do all rooms have ceiling fans or other fans?
ceiling fans is not necessary according area never been hot
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Do the rooms have electricity therefore hair dryers...the ladies in our group need to know
there is all facilities
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Are there hair dryers?
Yes they have hair dryers
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"All rooms have great views - your spoilt for choice!"
"Cottages - can't go wrong"
"All of the ones we saw seemed very good. Big living area with deck and very nice bathrooms."
"They are all great as they are located well away from the dining room and any noise."
"Don't leave your chargers behind as we did. They are on their way to us now we hope."
TanzaniaArusha RegionKaratu
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