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Olea Africana Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
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Olea Africana Lodge is a small (10 room) boutique lodge located in the farming area around Karatu close to major attractions on the northern safari circuit in Tanzania. Beautiful location and local hospitality await you Each large room has a fireplace and its own verandah with views to...
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B144 | Ayalbe Village, Rhotia Valley, Karatu 0000, Tanzania
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All reviewsnational parkcakegreat stopday safaristayed here for two nightsstaff was extremely helpfulbeautiful natureswimming poolrooms are bigfood was greatserengeti and ngorongoro craterroom servicegrounds are lovelylovely placenice pooldefinitely recommend this placeour honeymoon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Olea Lodge and used it as a base "camp" for our 3-day safari to Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and the Ngorogoro Crater National Park which were all within easy driving distance. We received a warm welcome when we arrived...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really appreciated the place ! The lobby and dining room is nice, and the rooms are individual little cottages that are well furnished. It is very quiet, and the staff is absolutely amazing ! We highly recommend this place !

Thank Muriel G
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The rooms are very spacious and clean, and the staff was exceptionally friendly. When checking in at the reception, I mentioned that I'm a vegan. The chef was informed, and he then explained to me every evening which items at the buffet are vegan and...More

Thank Rainer E
Reviewed February 23, 2018

On our 9-day safari in Kenya-Tanzania, we tried several resorts and camps. This one really stood out for us. All our family loved the spacious rooms and the nice pool. Vegetation surrounding the rooms was nice. (bananas, papayas..) Staff was friendly and efficient. Food was...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Wonderful lodge in a small town near Karatu. Great place to stay after Lake Manyara or Ngorongoro safaris. Modern, stylish large rooms with wonderful view. Nice firm beds and atmospheric fireplace. Food was excellent and service superb.

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$139 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$139 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"The rooms are on an arc so all have beautiful views. I was in 'Cheetah'"
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"All good with little porches also"
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"All cottages are well located. One draw back - no inter-comm present!! One has to walk down to the reception..."
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"Only a few bungalows make up this hotel and they all give the same experience"
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