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    Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

    Rhotia Valley Road | 5 Km Off the Main Road Arusha - Serengeti, Karatu, Tanzania
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    1 - 5 of 155 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The location is beautiful, overlooking a valley. The tented cabins were quite nice. It was cold at night and they provided each person with a hot water bottle which kept me warm all night. Both dinner and breakfast were quite good -- but there is...More

    Thank CherylR62
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We spent our fourth night in Rhotia Valley on our way to Serengeti. After visiting Lake Manyara NP we drove to Karatu and spent the night there before flying into the Serengeti . George the general manager welcomed us personally so we felt like having...More

    Thank Tina M W
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stunning location, friendly hosts and delicious food! This was our absolute favorite place to have stayed on our 2 week trip to Tanzania. The tents are massive and luxurious with gorgeous views. The hot water bottles at night were a lovely touch. Had an incredible...More

    Thank cmcginn1
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The staff is so friendly and helpful. Comfortable beds where The staff puts hot water bottles in your bed to keep you warm. The profits from the lodge helps support the Children's Home that is nearby. A great place to stay before or after your...More

    Thank Jerry L
    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    I was in Tanzania for a month hiking Mt. Kili and then on safari. The Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge was one of the very best accommodations we stayed in. The tents were lovely, of course, but the food was magnificently fresh and tasty, the view...More

    Thank WandergalSeattle
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Banquet Room
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 229 - US$ 345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Karatu
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    • Rhotia Valley Tented Hotel Karatu
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    Stephanie148
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from Mmerlot | Reviewed this property |
    Hi January was OK. Keep in mind the lodge is not that close to the crater gate and serengeti. It takes a couple of hours to get to the crater so we opted for a camp on the rim, more expensive but worth the money in my... More
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    "ask for a tent with forest view"
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    "all rooms seem very good with a nice view on the surrounding area"
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    "Rooms further away from the main lodge are quieter"
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    "All tented lodges are at the edge of the hill with outdoor seating and views."
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