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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Bougainvillea lodge in Karatu Tanzania is a lovely resort with cottages arranged around gardens or the pool. The cottages are spacious with a sitting area, fireplace, large bath and a front porch. Meals are included and are delicious. The staff is wonderful! The lodge is perfectly located for exploring Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire parks. I did not want to...

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Thank libby9098
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This has been our 5th return...great private huts to stay in. The pool is super clean and set in a beautiful garden. We have tried the massage, which has been excellent as well (30$). We have also asked the hotel to book us a full service safari car and guide which they have done (depending where you go. Fun dining...

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Thank Christoph A
uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best moment of our holiday at the bourgainvillea - at breakfast we heard distant singing from the kitchen and then the staff slowly came into the dining room with a cake for someones birthday and continued singing for some time - it was just so lovely that my husband my father and I all had tears in...

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Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 10 hours spent in a car, most of it on dirt roads, it was a real blessing to stay at the Bougainvillea lodge. The setting is absolutely heavenly, this gated property is landscaped beautifully with a large pool in the center, the cottages are on the peripheral. My cottage, cottage one, was quite large, it had a sitting area...

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Thank Sam S
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here after Ngorongoro Crater and were delighted when we arrived. To drive through the dust of Kutara and turn into here was a delight - Beautiful gardens and pool, nice rooms, and a lovely welcome after a long day! Dinner was fixed menu but good food that came around for seconds. Our only complaint was that we had...

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Thank Bay W
Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very clean and good size of hotels. The staffs serve very well. foods were good. The rooms were comfortable and good size. Swimming pool and chairs were clean with pool towels. Lunch box was O.K. The hotel location is good.

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Thank PetitPalois
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived covered in dust and exhausted but were quickly refreshed by the welcoming staff and the cool pool. The gardens are gorgeous and the surround the individual huts. Our room had two large beds, a sitting area, a separate dressing room section and a spacious bathroom. Dinner was a set menu, but the staff walked around with the individual...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stayed at Boungainvillea for few nights to access Ngorongoro, Eyasi, Manyara and Tarangire. Te staff was very friendly and professional.Both food and services are at high level. Daniel, the manager went far and beyond in order to make us feel welcome. Highly reccomend it for a night or two for visiting the parks or for your way into or...

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Thank Gabmenozzi
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stayed there for a night after a long day, despite arriving late we were shown to our room and welcomed for dinner. The rooms are very well maintained and are large! The only thing lacking is a good view! Other than that, beautiful!

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Thank Junaid K
Arusha Region, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 December 2016

After a long day in the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, we arrived at Bougainvillea Lodge and were greeted by juice and towels to freshen up. Our accomodation was very nice and comfortable. The staff service was superb from the time we arrived to the time we left ( only other place that competes is Zimbabwe). The meals were delicious and served...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, located a few minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate, offers comfortable accommodation, excellent food and friendly service at a reasonable price. Manager and executive chef Reggie Bayo has many years of experience and his food is legend on the northern safari circuit. Each comfortable room has a fireplace; family cottages and triples are available. There is a comfortable lounge and bar as well as a swimming pool and gift shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Address: Ngorongoro Road, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: $162 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“All rooms are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles yvonnec589, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles MissNewYork2014, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no problem. all the cottages are good”
 of 5 bubbles MauroM16, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is available in the main lodge. They were ALL beautiful cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles toluce, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“seek rooms looking out on the pool and center area....many rooms do so.”
 of 5 bubbles Mahgreb, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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