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Roseville, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we were greeted with a hot towel and drink which was very much appreciated. Check-in was quick and very efficient. We found our room to be very comfortable and our shower was great. Free live entertainment was located at the bar overlooking the beautiful valley. Music and performers were excellent. Very nice swimming pool.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location, with respect to views, is priviledged in the tip of the scarpment overlooking Lake Manyara, the park and the town of Mto. A dirt road that looks difficult in a rainy season through a very dilapidated area leads to the lodge. Rooms are comfortable, spacious, with wifi and well maintained. Staff OK, not special, as is the food. Greatest...

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Hadera, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The lodge was nice and comfortable. Good place to stay when in the area. Good WiFi even in the rooms. Because I was with a group I did not get to see much of what they have to offer but it seems they can offer a lot of local activities.

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Chamonix, France
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of a safari in Ngorongoro. After a long day in the Jeeps, the lodge was a great oasis for the evening. Great food, great rooms, great service and wonderful views. I would definitely recommend it and will be returning myself.

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Thank andrewpderry
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This hotel is situated over a hillock with wonderful views of lake manyara. It also serves wonderful food with lots of choices. Check in is hassle free, service is good. The rooms are spacious and beautifully designed. Would love to come again.

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napervi
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Love the hotel and service at this property. Great food, service and pool. Beautiful grounds, well lighted at night. Very comfortable rooms. Walking and running paths are close by so no excuses. Great views of the preserve below.

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whitefish
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The hotel is very attractive with an architectural style that fits with the environment. Cleanliness and maintenance are on par with a higher end hotel. There's confusion amongst staff as to duties and it wouldn't surprise me if a survey of staff taken about the quality of management...the score would not be favorable. This may be the best hotel if...

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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 October 2016

nice lodge, with spacious and silent rooms overlooking lake manyara. Good buffet for lunch, dinner and breakfast with a wide range of choice. Staff is super friendly; we traveled as a group with many kids and they helped us in any way possible to make our stay comfortable. Great infinity pool with bar

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at the lodge for one night and had a lovely time. The food was okay and not as great as the Serena's we have stayed in Kenya. The view is amazing. Had a great time with the lodge and is worth staying a night here.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel for a brief stay while touring the country on a safari holiday. Not a place where you could spend a week on vacation. Good food, but limited service in the restaurant. Clean and comfortable bedrooms. It serves it's purpose well.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking as its muse the glorious bird life of the fabulously soda-encrusted and pink flamingo-fringed...Lake Manyara, the swooping curves of this elegantly evocative lodge defy description. As do the soaring views over the Great Rift Valley, the rose-gold sunsets over the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and the utterly unique tree climbing Lake Manyara lions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range: $287 - $703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Room with a view is recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles JimZ687, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Trees in the front obscure the view unless you've booked an upgraded room.”
 of 5 bubbles niloo77, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles Road-King777, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the upper floor position for a better view”
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“Upstairs have lovely aspect”
 of 5 bubbles PauleLec, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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