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Karatu Tented Lodge

Rhotia Valley Road, Karatu Tanzania
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#4 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Karatu
Gateway to North Tanzania's national parks; Tarangire 45mins, Lake Manyara 15mins, Ngorongoro 15mins, Lake Eyasi 45mins, Serengeti 3hrs with plenty of activities to do around the Rift Valley including walking safaris, cultural tours, bike safaris and many more. The lodge features ten en suited rooms including a family room, swimming pool, bar, restaurant and kids corner.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle tours
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Pool with view
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Walking tours
Car hire
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
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English, French, Spanish, Italian and 1 more
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Надзея З wrote a review May 2021
Kotka, Finland4 contributions
The stuff is very attentive to their guests. For example, I asked if they can put the African music to play as a background music. Unfortunately, they didn't have it but they sang an african song for us instead. It plucked our heartstrings! Also the food is especially delicious, we couldn't stop eating! I think that we got fat xD They also offer tasty Kilimanjaro mineral water, we drank it a lot!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Stéphane L wrote a review Jan 2021
Paris, France473 contributions361 helpful votes
We staid one night, coming from Lake Manyara, on our way to the Ndutu plains. Conveniently located and run by efficient Tanzanian Kilidove TO. Human-sied, comfortable with good staff, nice breakfast & dinner. We were the only and first guests for a long time due to the dire COVID 19 circumstances but the staff was very helpfull, smiling and nice: one of the chaps allowed my eldest son to share internet access with his smartphone. The tented bungallows are nice and we were pleased to use the nice swimming pool. A charming place to rest after a rough ride :-)
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Jeff wrote a review Jun 2020
Berlin, Germany11 contributions
Out of many reasons we chose to stay at this lodge due its location which is very close to Lake Manyara Ngorongoro and Lake Eyasi. We stayed here as part of our overland trip through North Tanzania. The food was amazingly good, manager Davies changed our experience, the staffs are very friendly and professional Rooms were very comfortable
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Lisa wrote a review May 2020
Utrecht, The Netherlands21 contributions
We stayed here while on our self drive safari. The camp is beautiful looking the farmland and the host were very professional charm and we loved the food, in the afternoon we had pizza by the garden at evening we saw some dikdiks
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: I stayed at room no2 was good
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Adventurer429070 wrote a review Dec 2019
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We highly recommend staying here. the service, accommodations and food were beyond expectation and we were treated like royalty. Would definitely stay again - even if we have to go out of our way. Best of luck to everyone affiliated with this property - a job well done!!! Loretta
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Date of stay: October 2019
US$171 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TanzaniaArusha RegionKaratu
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Frequently Asked Questions about Karatu Tented Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Karatu Tented Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Marera Village Gallery (2.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Karatu Tented Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Karatu Tented Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Karatu Tented Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Karatu Tented Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lilac Café, Rhotia Valley's Coffee Corner, and Food Lovers Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Karatu Tented Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Karatu Tented Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Karatu Tented Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Karatu Tented Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Swahili.