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Rift Valley Photographic Lodge

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pronounced "Rif-tee Valley Lodge". Independent huts with private balconies, infinity pool with bar, if you have more than a night here. Close to Mto wa mbu, view of Lake Manyara (comes right up during a big rainy season), drive through Maasi land, local staff. Generators for power when guests need it, plus a few little solar lights for when it...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night on a safari so can't comment on price/value. The rooms are rustic and a little basic but it's worth staying here just for the views that are simply amazing. The service is great and the food simple but good. We recommend your consideration if you are in the area.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at this lodge at the end of the day. The views on the lake are breathtaking. It's a peaceful and beautiful place. The staff were great...the rooms were amazing. Only issue was the shower, it was pretty much just a drip. Took forever to wash my hair :-) Food was basic but good. Would have loved to stay a...

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Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

On arrival we were welcomed warmly by the friendliest staff,we were given a cold refreshment towel, and a cold drink which was really appreciated. The views overlooking Lake Manyara are mesmerising. We spent two night here. The rooms were spacious clean and comfortable. The meals were tasty.Great place with ambience.

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Roosdaal, Belgium
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights . 1 day for relaxing in the lodge and this was a welcome day between the different safaris . Very nice staf and comfortable room with beautiful view on the lake and the fisherman. Interesting visit to a Masai village . Nof crowdy at all .

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Staff: The staff was awesome, the best customer service ive ever had going anywhere. They ensured that we were not only comfortable but safe. They were also very knowledgeable about the area which is helpful for tourists because we tend to have a lot of questions. Food: Every meal was good and I looked forward to the meals. They were...

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights as our base for visiting Tarangire and Lake Manyara national parks. We were welcomed on arrival late afternoon first by the stunning view of Lake Manyara, then the friendliest of staff( all dressed in their Maasai attire) and then refreshing welcoming drinks. The bar and deck overlooking the lake makes for stunning sunset views and photographs...

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Oslo, Norge
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Arrived late after a full day of animal watching to a beautiful sunset from the pool. The room was lovely with a welcome hot shower. It was sprayed during dinner and I didn't see a single mosquito inside. Food was basic but good. The kind you appreciate after a long day outdoors. Minus for a broken bed but to be...

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State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very close to the shore of lake Manyara. From the balcony of your room you can enjoy a beautiful view of the lake. The staff are all Masai, some of them speaking very good English and very friendly. The room is good, with good shower and clean. The hotel is small and quite, nice to relax after...

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Knebworth,
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Our driver had not visited this lodge before and overshot by about 15 miles as there is no sign to it on the main road. It is very much 'off-road' to reach the lodge but, because of that, is wonderfully isolated. The view over the lake from the deck is superb and the hotel even has a very clean pool....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Rift Valley Photographic Lodge

Address: Plot 2, Loriswa Area | Monduli, Monduli, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Monduli
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms have a view of the Lake”
 of 5 bubbles annelizeleeuw, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with view on the lake .”
 of 5 bubbles 71geo2015, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“WIFI is available in the restaurant area”
 of 5 bubbles PETRA001, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No preference”
 of 5 bubbles 320janea, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“But there was free wifi at the bar and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles Akerage71, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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