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    The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

    P.O.Box 34 | Karatu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent74%
    • Very good20%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine cellar” (26 reviews)
    “lake manyara” (32 reviews)
    “garden house” (9 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Internet
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    All reviews wine cellar lake manyara garden house glass floor upgraded to a suite well tended gardens two nights wonderful bar coffee house beautiful grounds lovely lodge fixed menu dirt road large bathroom swimming pool before dinner visiting ngorongoro main building lovely room hour drive
    Reviewed 3 April 2014

    This lodge definitely is as nice as the reviews say that it is. Big rooms with plenty of chairs and couches. The rooms were immaculate and were cleaned as soon as we went to breakfast. Beautiful grounds. The staff was particularly attentive to our needs....More

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    Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

    Stayed here at the end of a 10 say safari and was completely overwhelmed by the rooms and grounds. Everything was well maintained. Dining was excellent and the staff courteous and helpful.A veritable oasis of luxury and a most fitting and relaxing end to a...More

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    Reviewed 17 March 2014

    We arrived at the lodge in the late afternoon after touring Lake Manyara Park for a two night stay. The place is located away from the roads so it is peaceful and quiet. Upon our arrival we were greeted with a warm hand towel and...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2014

    Plantation Lodge is as per the name, an old lodge nestled amongst the plantations. About 20 min drive to the gates of the ngorongoro conservation area but about 1.5 to 2 hrs all the way to the floor of the crater (on a very very...More

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    Reviewed 4 March 2014

    We stayed here in February 2014. This is a little slice of heaven in the middle of Tanzania. The beautiful accommodation plus the excellent staff make it a perfect place to stay. The staff is so kind and pleasant, always with smiles and a warm...More

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    Gypsyfootprints
    I would like to end my safari here for a couple of nights to relax. I cannot seem to find a website for Plantation Lodge. Does anyone have any information on how far the lodge is from Kilimanjaro? Do they offer any kind of transfers to the airport? Thank you - Judy
    15 July 2016|
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    Response from LEMOR | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, this might be to late to answer, but I would think there are some hours driving. I am sure the hotel can arrange a driver for you though.
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    Donna G
    We are planning a trip next July and are wondering how the game drives work - are they included in the hotel package or do you need to book them separately? Can you schedule private game drives? Do you make arrangements before you arrive for game drives? Anything else we should know about to get a maximum wildlife experience? Thanks!!
    17 October 2015|
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    renee94903
    do they have internet here?
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    Room Tips
    "I woulkd assunme all rooms are of the highest quality. But bring your tips."
    Meyer C, 3 months agoRead review
    "All seem to be perfect...."
    RichardMcDuff, 4 months agoRead review
    "I found our room very pleasant, we saw no-one else really from our terrace. Most rooms offre great views and..."
    Nossim, 5 months agoRead review
    "There were 4 of us traveling and we were upgraded to 2 connecting rooms."
    Andi S, 6 months agoRead review
    "All rooms separate and couldn't pick a specific one as extra good."
    Hawkeyejohnny, 8 months agoRead review
    "Wifi only available in the main building,"
    Jim H, 8 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are in a tranquil setting and are design by an interior designer and each room is different"
    mtuguti, 9 months agoRead review
    "Any room, the place is dead quiet"
    Sugus-le-Nain, 11 months agoRead review
    "we loved the honeymoon suite Jacaranda, its large and private right off the main building"
    Brittney S, 11 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are exceptional!"
    IzzySx2, over a year agoRead review
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