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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Amazing lodge, great staff, comfortable and seemingly environmentally friendly. Sorry not to have had time to visit the orphanage it supports. Home grown vegetables, tasty food, elephants trying to eat the crops, beautiful views. Down side -pool chilly and they can't wash your undies because culturally unacceptable.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The lodge common area is tasteful and comfortable, with perfect view of the mountains. The rooms are really nicely done in a basic setting, so that you are fully in contact with the surrounding nature. The lights go out at around 10pm and there is no electricity on the rooms after that. They have their own garden, where they plant...

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Thank rosanechamecki
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was only there for a short visit, but what an amazing place. George the host is a wonderful person and he took time from his busy schedule to take our tiny group on a tour of the premises, even though we were passing through. Wonderful gardens were everything offered to lodgers are sourced from, beautiful vistas, great people, comfortable...

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Thank George S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This lodge was the perfect spot to relax after our Kilimanjaro climb. The food was absolutely fantastic, and the staff were friendly and helpful. It was great to see how they are helping the community with the children's home, garden, and other community oriented activities. A great place to stay when visiting the Ngorongoro Crater.

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Thank sjsarahs
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Rhotia Valley is an amazing place to saty if you like being home. The tents are very rustic, but nice. People are extremely nice. The dinner experience is amazing.. they have an open kitchen and every day Chef prepares a fresh menu. Very cozy and welcoming place. The owners also keep a Childrens Care Home that you can visit. Amazing!

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Thank Julia A
usa
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Had a memorable stay at this lodge. Manager and staff members were very friendly and went out of their way to make us feel at home. One day, we commented that our son was missing french fries and the following day they served it for lunch. Views from this lodge was amazing. We used this as our base to drive...

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Thank 4crew
Bolzano, Italy
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Definitely one of the better places we have been during our Safari. Great place, great staff and great philosophy behind the project. Would definitely recommend this place for the stay while visiting the Ngorongoro area.

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Renkum, the Netherlands
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This lodge is a wonderful place. Because of its position on a hilltop with beautiful views in the valleys around, the excellent service and fine food, comfy tents with good bathrooms and the hot bottles in the bed, before going asleep. This was an experience I almost forgot. Must be more than 50 years ago that my mother put a...

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Thank Klaas S
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Rhotia Tented Valley was undoubtedly one of the best experiences of our trip. The lodge itself was beautiful, both in design and views of the surrounding area. Food for every meal was delicious and comforting. The service was good as well - welcoming and kind. The owners (along with their giant ridgebacks) were the best past - kind, willing to...

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Thank Paul W
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Rhotia Valley tented camp was set in a beautiful area, with great views of the hills and very close to the crater. It supports the orphanage next door, which we thought was so cool! The staff was so nice & accommodating throughout our stay, and even let us go see their newborn puppies! Fallero the Manager and George and Marissa...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quietly tucked away on the top of a hill in rural Africa and, at the same time, located in the very heart of the Northern Tanzania safari circuit Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge breathes the atmosphere of true Africa. The lodge is built with indigenous hardwood and in traditional African style. It is in complete harmony with its surroundings. Yet, its spacious set up, personal and friendly service and its finishing touches, such as cozy sofas around the fireplace and warm decorative details, provide a perfectly balanced luxury. With only fifteen individual tents, Rhotia Valley has an intimate charm. Each of the comfortable tented houses has its own veranda with splendid view. The bathrooms are provided with hot and cold running water, shower and flush toilet. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in our open dining area. Most of the vegetables and all the herbs are grown in our own garden. Daily we bake fresh bread in our Bakery. Moreover, we produce butter from the milk produced by our own cows. Facilities: - Swimming pool with panoramic view. - Wifi is available in the common dining area. - Conference Room fully equipped with beamer and flipchart. Rhotia Valley is more than a lodge. It is completed embedded in the community of Rhotia. Rhotia Valley consists of the Tented Lodge and, on the opposite hill, a CHILDREN'S HOME. Its aim is to give support to the people of the Rhotia area, all the staff and the children in the Home are from the local area. TWO HILLS, ONE GOAL! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Address: Rhotia Valley Road | 5 Km Off the Main Road Arusha - Serengeti, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: ₹ 14,031 - ₹ 23,158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“all rooms seem very good with a nice view on the surrounding area”
 of 5 bubbles 71geo2015, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from the main lodge are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles sjsarahs, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All tented lodges are at the edge of the hill with outdoor seating and views.”
 of 5 bubbles klaass45, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the tent have a beatifull view and are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 840val_ried, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles 406hanss, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
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