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    Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

    Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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    1 - 5 of 965 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The view of the crater from our room was absolutely stunning. We only wish that we had arrived earlier in the day to spend more time admiring the view from the balcony. The room itself was very good and the hot water bottles placed in...More

    Thank Carolyn K
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Great hotel on the edge of the crater. Beautiful views. Was foggy so missed the sunrise. This is a great jumping off place for a tour of the crater. Several people saw a buffalo that terrorized the local staff.

    Thank NCtravellingdoc
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Serena Lodge is located right at the edge of Ngorongoro Crater so we had a great view. The room was nicely decorated and comfortable. It was pretty chilly at night so hot water bottles were placed in our beds during the nighttime service. This was...More

    Thank dry1223
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valuable Guest, Thank you for taking your time to post this review and for staying with us. We are grateful to know that you enjoyed your stay and the meals too, thank you for you commendation to our staff Zainab, she is happy to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I will start with the positive. The view of the crater is amazing but I suggest insisting on an upper level room. Breakfast and box lunches were fine. They provide two bottles of water in the room and a happy hour before dinner. The laundry...More

    Thank 302jeannet
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valuable Guest, Thank you for your open feedback and nice comments. Much appreciate for sharing with us your experiences during your stay, we have taken note on the mentioned areas ie the Masai Dancers and their songs, will definitely work on this also the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel for both lunch and dinner had over 50% Indian Food of the hot food at the buffet. Upon looking at the people in the dining room there may have been 4-6 people from India. We were a group of 29, three were from...More

    Thank Jerrel S
    Response from SerenaHotels, General Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valuable guest, Thank you for your open feedback and nice comments. We have taken note on comments on waste of food. I would like to highlight on the menu issue, we only offer selection of salads and desserts on a buffet however the set...More

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    • US$ 414 - US$ 827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 74
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    • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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    dentdoctraveler
    9 August 2017|
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    Response from Kilimanjarobrothers | Reviewed this property |
    Its about 15 to 20 minutes from the gate and while driving towards the hotel you have good views of the ngorongoro area.
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    28 July 2017|
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    Response from John747_12 | Reviewed this property |
    This lodge is on the Ngorongoro Crater rim. The wildlife here are resident and do not migrate. For the migration you need to go to Serengeti. The saferi company that you choose can advise the best location for the migration... More
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    Cayt T
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Kilimanjarobrothers | Reviewed this property |
    There is no mosquitoes repellant plug-ins in the room since there are no mosquitoes at all at the area. It is cold enough at this area as it is not far from the crater and normally mosquitoes don’t live in cold areas. There... More
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    "Second floor close to lobby/public area"
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    "Any room has a spectacular view."
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    "Think all rooms face the crater."
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    "Ask for a view of the crater. It is Africa so if stairs are a problem for you consider a first floor room..."
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