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Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge

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Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the rhino lodge on the way back of serengeti and planning to go to the crater in the early morning, located about 15-20 min from the lodge. The rooms are simple but comfortable with plenty of warm blankets and even a small wood furnace should you need it on colder nights. Remember you are pretty high up so...

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the only guests when we stayed here. The rooms are "quaint" and we had a lovely cosy fire which made it feel homely. The hosts were nice, food good and best of all its just outside of the crater so it was nice not to travel miles to the accommodation. We didn't get to see any animals roaming...

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we value your opinion and we are happy you appreciated our property

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rhino Lodge is high above the plains and a most restful, calm place. Rooms are small, but clean and well equipped. The restaurant was good with a fixed menu for dinner and buffet for lunch. They had a nice bonfire burning after dinner also. Each room has a fireplace in it and they come to light the fire in the...

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment but the mongoose like in the dining room.. are actually genets and they are in Ndutu Safari Lodge, not at Rhino Lodge.. you maybe confused 2 places where you stayed.

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy, quaint lodge with good breakfast and dinner. We appreciated spending a bit extra so as to not deal with the line into Ngorongoro Crater early in the morning. A reasonable price, and much cheaper than other lodging in the Crater!

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are happy you appreciate dour place

Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place to stay when visiting the Ngorongoro crater unless you need to stay at a luxury resort. It has a great location near the exit road from the Crater and it has a great restaurant and bar area. You will hear elephants or water buffalo in the trees and even see them on the grounds at...

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are very happy you enjoyed our atmosphere

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my stay with Rhino lodge for one night during my safari trip. Pros: - close to the crater. Very convenient place to stay - very friendly staff from reception to the restaurant - comfortable room with nice shower, bed and a terrace to watch stars in the night - still gives you the wild feeling as some animals...

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for you comment, we do know that the wifi connexion can be problematic when too many people connect at the same time or if rain creates perturbation to the router.

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is lovely. It is wonderfully close to Ngorongoro Crater, so when we got up early in the morning, we didn't have far to go before we were descending into the crater as the sun was rising over the edge. The dining area is homey and beautiful with the added benefit of buffet style dinner and breakfast. The rooms...

Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment, we are happy you appreciated our location

Tel Aviv
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A warm, cozy, and friendly establishment located within the Ngorongoro conservation area. The food is delicious, the staff is friendly, the common spaces perfectly emulate the rustic cabin feel you expect on safari, and the rooms are delightfully warm and comfortable. I would highly recommend Rhino Lodge.

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Rhino L, General Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are very happy you appreciated our location and property

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We spent one night n Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge before our visit to the crater and it was overall very pleasant. The bedroom and bathroom were good enough and there is a nice balcony outside the room from where you can spot animals. We particularly enjoyed going to the communal building after taking a hot shower and enjoying a beer with...

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Thank you for your comment, we are happy you appreciated our property

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The Rhino lodge is located in the amazing N'gorongoro conservation area which makes it already an amazing place to stay. The lodge however doesn't have a view on the crater itself- there are few lodge that offer a view but not the Rhino lodge being a bit more basic. The lodge itself is very comfortable with clean rooms and a...

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Thank you for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed our rustic charm

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rhino Lodge is ideally located on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater rim. The Lodge was originally the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator, and its developers have maintained the house’s original rustic, low-impact style and natural setting. Rhino Lodge offers a perfect base from which to explore the Ngorongoro crater and its surroundings. Game drives into the crater, and, for the more adventurous, walking safaris in the forest reserve and visits to nearby Maasai villages, can all be arranged from the lodge. And, on return after a long day, 24 comfortable en suite rooms with forest views, a cozy living space, friendly local staff and generous African-inspired meals offer guests a warm welcome home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge

Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Price Range: $388 - $1,026 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Ngorongoro Rhino Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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“Don't get the rooms on the corners as you can hear your neighbors clearly. ”
 of 5 bubbles BuddyZach, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a balcony overlooking forest so it doesn't matter.”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethH326, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Electrical power is only available from 16h00 - 21h00 so make sure you charge up all your electrical appliances during this time period.”
 of 5 bubbles gbarlow2016, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good”
 of 5 bubbles Bhanuraman2003, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beware the hot water bottles!”
 of 5 bubbles 233ambert, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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