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Nagpur, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge (Hotel) , Pretty hotel, with an spectacular view of the Crater and helpful Staff, its owned by and Indian and the best part is the Chef of the hotel was Indian so we got good Indian food. Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge (Hotel) is a good and comparatively economical option as compare to few other hotels Staff is Courteous...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 8 people who stayed here on New Year's Eve and the general thought leaving was that the reviews were pretty spot on. There's just something that doesn't work at this hotel which is a shame because it's got stunning views of the crater and I would recommend a stay but only for that reason. Some...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Catherina, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every feedback we receive. We are extremely sorry for the discomfort faced by you at our lodge and rest assured we have taken up your complaints very seriously. We...

Mount Hope, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Number of Passengers: 2 As you drive up to the lodge you're not sure what to expect. As you enter the lobby straightahead is a magnificent view of the crater. The check in process was seamless and your luggage was whisked away to your room. Although the rooms do not have a TV, there is an area adjacent to what...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Roy, Thank you for choosing Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope to see you back soon. Warm Regards Devdutt Abhyankar

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for a drink and a bite after visiting the gorge, and had a bit of a mixed experience. First off, let me just say that the balcony off of the dining room is so picturesque, it looks like something out of a storybook. The set up is a sort of rustic, refined train station look, and the...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Liam, Thank you for choosing Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed the ambience and view from our lodge. However we regret the inconvenience faced by you due to the delay in your food order. We make everything fresh as we do not believe in serving stale food. We are sorry that you did not have time...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Fabulous, stunning and breathtaking views from whereever you are in the facility. From your room to the veranda to the restaurant. The outside of the building is slightly out of phase with many lodges as it looks quite boxy and hulky in spite of its corves shape. The common areas are airy and stately looking, a bit dark and but...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every feedback we receive. We are extremely sorry for the discomfort faced by you at our lodge and rest assured we have taken up your complaints very seriously. We...

Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A comfortable and scenic lodge on the rim of the crater. Get there before sunset and get up at sunrise. As usual in Tanzania, the staff was friendly and attentive. Off all a very pleasant stay. The architecture is unusual, stone and wood. The rooms are quite comfy, with lovely views. Buffalo walked by our window at night. The common...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope to see you back soon. Warm Regards Devdutt Abhyankar

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Wow ! This lodge overlooks the glorious Ngorongoro Crater Conservation area and the views are spectacular ! A really nice , rustic lodge made of beautiful wood and stone. Beautiful viewing deck from the lounge. Food was good. Room was comfortable, but just a hint: you have to let the water run a very long time for it to get...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our family stayed at the lodge for one night at the end of our Serengeti safari, and then went into the Ngorongoro crater the next day. The rooms are small but adequate, and the views are spectacular from the room and the large deck off of the common area. You're quite a distance above the crater however, so need to...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 15 November 2016

On arrival the lodge is majestic! The view overlooking Ngorongoro Crater was spectacular! The hotel lounge/dining and rooms had maximised windows for a truly wonderful view of the whole crater! The big windows of my room truly captivated the breath taking view. On the balcony of the bar/lounge/restaurant there is a high zoom binocular stand which allowed a closer look...

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding the ambiance, view, lunch boxes, food and services. Our staff members take their roles very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests expect. Thank you again,...

Boonah, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our Stay here was far too short. The lodge beautifully appointed, reception staff,efficient & friendly. The dining room nicely appointed, food well presented by the friendly chef even if plating a little dated, didn't matter was tasty. Breakfast good. The ordering of drinks was a little difficult having to go out to the bar maybe short staffed on the night....

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Devdutt A, Group Operations Manager at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We regret you had to visit the bar to order the drinks. Thank you once again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Tanzania! Best Regards, Devdutt Abhyankar

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is dramatically perched on the rim of Africa’s Eden, affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above the sea level. The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood and timber, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the crater’s great bowl. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Address: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Price Range: $492 - $1,334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Rooms with views are magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles dtrevinosbs, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“not sure of the hotel room layout, but many (or most?) have views.”
 of 5 bubbles 3waytieforlast, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“view facing the crater!”
 of 5 bubbles AussieSophia, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get one with view, we were on the first floor and it was a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles Pej60, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Definitely pay the extra for Crater view room. Suit two to a room no more.”
 of 5 bubbles angelaw881, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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