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The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

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Centennial, Colorado
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. Meals were OK but probably not the best on our safari. Plantation Lodge is about...

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 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 very exciting safari experience.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 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 some fresh mango juice. (my favorite). We walked to the main building to check in...

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Thank hottwasabi
London, United Kingdom
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 bumpy road) The hotel grounds are very nice and relaxing with a swimming pool which...

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3Thank KatCon1
Minnesota
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 "jambo" (hello). The property is gorgeous and the view from the swimming pool is a...

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Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 1 March 2014

From the moment we arrived, with hot towels to wipe away the day's dust and juice to quench our thirst, we knew we were at a top notch lodge. The owner has continued to add unique and spacious lodging to the area. It was relaxing to walk through the grounds and view the different styles of cottages and gardens. My...

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1Thank Mishmaki
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We stayed here for only one night unfortunately while on our way to Ngorogoro Crater and Serengetti. The Lodge was amazing. The rooms were lovely, food was very good and the whole scenery was breathtaking. It is worth mentioning early on, or when booking if you have any dietary requirements as the dinners are set in advance. Having a gin...

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Thank Valipali
Stafford
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights mid safari. From the moment we were welcomed on arrival it was obvious we were in very safe hands. All staff were excellent and a special thanks to the team who sang happy birthday to my wife in swahili whilst bringing the cake in - a very memorable ocassion. Pre dinner drinks...

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Thank Sunnydogs
Bedfordshire
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Stayed at Plantation Lodge with a friend en route to the Serengeti and again on our way back to break up the long journey to the airport and enjoy some pampering after 10 days on safari. The lodge has lovely gardens and the standard rooms are large with big bathrooms and very comfortable. On our return visit we were upgraded...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2014

We stayed at plantation lodge for 2 nights during our safari trip. The property is absolutely beautiful and the rooms are stunning. The food was great and there was always so much of it. The view from the terrace made it the perfect place to have cocktails and snacks in the evening. The staff are great at plantation lodge and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

Address: P.O.Box 34 | Karatu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Price Range: ₹ 7,951 - ₹ 15,062 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Plantation Lodge & Safaris 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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The Plantation Lodge And Safaris
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“I woulkd assunme all rooms are of the highest quality. But bring your tips.”
307meyerc, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All seem to be perfect....”
RichardMcDuff, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I found our room very pleasant, we saw no-one else really from our terrace. Most rooms offre great views and great privacy.”
Nossim, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There were 4 of us traveling and we were upgraded to 2 connecting rooms.”
andis55, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms separate and couldn't pick a specific one as extra good.”
Hawkeyejohnny, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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