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Crater Forest Tented Lodge

on Kirin Coffee Estate, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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2017-08-27 2017-08-28
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible7%
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#4 of 42 hotels in Arusha
 
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#1 of 42 hotels in Arusha
 
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#3 of 42 hotels in Arusha
 
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208 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Situated in the hills around Ngorongoro, this nice lodge allows a full immersion in the nature. We loved our tent, the kindness of the staff, the good cuisine, the fireplace, the voices of hienas during the nights. Cold temperatures in the night, warm clothes suggested....More

Thank Francesco M
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I along with our mothers stayed here in January 2016. For starters it is not easy to get to. It is about a 20 minute drive from the main road on dirt/ mud roads that go up and down steep hills and...More

Thank Naturetravelers
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed at the Crater Forest last week and it was our favourite lodge, the staff was very friendly and helpful and we loved the forested hills of Oldeani mountain view and the sunset is amazing...!! In the morning we woke with the birds, we...More

Thank AfricaTravelPlan
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Pros: Great tents Clay pot fireplace in rooms Great forest views from tents Good food Near a coffee plantation for coffee lovers Outdoor fireplace Very peaceful Located outside the crater entrance but rough roads to get to the entrance and to the crater there on....More

1  Thank meghnag2014
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Friendly staff, Facilities high standard. Good honest food, well presented, tasty. Tents comfortable. But the road! I do not think the camp can do anything about it. If road better it would rate very high.

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  • Price range
  • US$167 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 24
  • Location
  • Tanzania >
  • Arusha Region >
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Also Known As
  • Crater Forest Tented Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Traveller (29)
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"We loved the rooms overlooking the Forest and the Oldeani Mountain"
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"We were in tent 16 which had great views of the forest but people on the other side saw many elephants very..."
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"Ask for a room on hight stilts - valley views are fantastic!"
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"Ask for a room in one of the taller tents that are on higher stilts- you'll have an unobstructed view of..."
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