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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We spent just one night here on our recent visit to Tanzania. The rooms were beautiful and fairly spacious with a lovely view over the Lake Manyara conservation area. The pool was spectacular and also had a wonderful view. Staff were friendly, food was good. All in all I would recommend this lodge to anyone. It's a Serena lodge -...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 21 May 2014

This hotel provides adequate and comfortable housing for an overnight stay while on safari in Tanzania. The staff is friendly and speaks good English, although you do not find the extra attention provided at higher-level hotels in Tanzania. Our room was clean and contained a large bed, desk, and wardrobe and had a serviceable bathroom. The bed was okay, but...

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Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

We slept there 1 night. - great clean pool with the beautiful view on manyara park and lake. - nice clean and big room (some have a great view) - nice dinner ( salad and dinner buffet) and breakfast ( buffet) - employees are nice - show around the pool at 6 pm. I recommend this hotel.

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Annecy, France
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Superbe terrasse donnant sur le lac Manyara, accueil très gentil, personnel serviable. Chambres confortables, calmes. Recommandons. Fantastic view from the bar terrace, very friendly and helpful staff, confortable and quiet rooms. To us, one of the best lodges in the area.

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Nice, France
Reviewed 16 May 2014

The lodge has a breathtaking view, just over the rift valley escarpment. The best place to enjoy it is the swimming pool, which is perfectly located above the escarpment - marvelous ! The room was very thoughfully decorated, with a terrace overlooking the valley and lake Manyara. The shower is a bit basic, but very functional. Finally, the common parts...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge enroute from northern Tanzania to Arusha. The room was clean and spacious with a wonderful view and the staff was extremely accomodating. The food was average, but the café latte in the morning was very good. Anna, the message therapist, is one of the best in the world for deep tissue massage!...

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 28 April 2014

The rooms are great, kind of built bungalows which are really cool and comfortable. During the evenings, the staff opens up the mosquito net around the bed, so when you're back from dinner the bed is already protected... The pool is just great, we came when it was a bit cold to get into (we arrived late afternoon during April),...

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West Monroe
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Located on a ridge looking across the Park was their Infinity Pool. The setting was gorgeous, the rooms were dated but good. Most of your time is not in the room, but they have everything needed or if you need something they will bring it to your room. the service was excellent. The restaurant was set up to think that...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 8 April 2014

This is a quaint, charming hotel tucked into the side of a mountain. The rooms are large and are In buildings designed to look,like huts or cottages. There is free WiFi in each room. The rooms have a small outside area. The bathrooms are large and have thick robes for your use. The staff is welcoming and friendly. There is...

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

We stayed at this lodge for a night on our safari. We had wanted to stay at another lodge but it was full so our tour operator suggested this one. This was the largest out of all the lodges/camps we stayed at and was quite busy with a lot of large groups. The food was nothing special and all meals...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking as its muse the glorious bird life of the fabulously soda-encrusted and pink flamingo-fringed...Lake Manyara, the swooping curves of this elegantly evocative lodge defy description. As do the soaring views over the Great Rift Valley, the rose-gold sunsets over the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and the utterly unique tree climbing Lake Manyara lions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range: $252 - $684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Not too far from central area”
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jbuckley43, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked wonderful.”
Grams98, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any where as all the rooms are good.”
pradipkumarp, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view is recommended.”
JimZ687, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Trees in the front obscure the view unless you've booked an upgraded room.”
niloo77, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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