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    Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

    Rhotia Valley Road | 5 Km Off the Main Road Arusha - Serengeti, Karatu, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    This beautiful lodge supports 36 childrens from local area-great cause to support the project by visiting this place. The lodge itself is well maintained and well run place. The tented lodges were comfortable and functional. Our tent was arranged to accomodate a family and had...More

    Thank galavantingsusan
    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    We accidentally went to the tented lodge (we were looking for the coffee corner), but we were welcomed with smiles! A beautiful place for beers. Staff were lovely and very accommodating to the two random people that showed up at their doors. Would recommend, but...More

    Thank Hannah K
    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    I am struggling to write this one as I have mixed feelings about this lodge. Let me start with the positives: the orphanage/community/bakery etc projects are fantastic and really well run. We were happy to be able to support them and to visit. Great job!...More

    Thank Mmerlot
    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    We spent 2 nights of our anniversary trip at the lodge and totally loved it. The owners and staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the scenery was breathtaking, food was excellent, tents were clean and comfortable. It was an excellent place to relax and a...More

    Thank joseorellano327
    Reviewed 27 January 2017

    Helpful staff who arrange all trips in great detail. On return each evening, we were first greeted by the friendly dogs and then by the staff offering warm towels and cool drinks. Stayed in one of the newest tents which was very comfortable. Breathtaking views...More

    Thank MaggieRodgers
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Banquet Room
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$229 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Karatu
    • Also Known As
    • Rhotia Valley Tented Hotel Karatu
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    Stephanie148
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from Mmerlot | Reviewed this property |
    Hi January was OK. Keep in mind the lodge is not that close to the crater gate and serengeti. It takes a couple of hours to get to the crater so we opted for a camp on the rim, more expensive but worth the money in my... More
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    "ask for a tent with forest view"
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    "all rooms seem very good with a nice view on the surrounding area"
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    "Rooms further away from the main lodge are quieter"
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    "All tented lodges are at the edge of the hill with outdoor seating and views."
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