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All reviews wood stove hot water dining room one night big fireplace crater rim back porch nice balcony warm blankets rooms are basic herd of buffalo restaurant area water buffalo buffet style wild animals both dinner and breakfast cape buffalo
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My wife and I spent 2 nights at the Rhino Lodge while visiting the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation area. It was excellent in every way... comfortable, good food, excellent service. I liked the wood stoves. Great view out the room.

Thank Don A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

What was good? - Food & restaurant area with nice fire places - Location What could be better? - Lodge feels a bit dated and did not compare well with the other 4 semi-luxurious camps/lodges we had during our 5-day safari

Thank TheNusses
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very simple but cozy lodge! The view is great and from our room we overlooked the park and the animals. There is a fantastic terrace with a fireplace where you can enjoy a beer! The food is good,and the hall is beautiful! Good start for...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The staff was amazing, the room was amazing, the food was amazing, the view was amazing. Just really a very nice experience that Id warmly recommend to anyone. We stayed just for 1 night during safari and would advice all to do the same!More

Thank Peter E
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 13 August 2017

Peter, thank you so much for your wonderfully enthusiastic response to your stay with us. We are so glad you had such a good experience and thank you for your kind recommendation to anyone else to stay at Rhino. We would be very happy to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stay at the lodge post our safari from Serengeti prior to ngorongoro. The location is incredible, you see water buffaloes, zebras and other Animals from your veranda. The rooms are nice and they even heat you up a fire, however the walls were way...More

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Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Lisa for your enthusiastic posting about our location and animals and we're pleased you enjoyed the entertainment provided by them. Unfortunately other guests are not always considerate of their neighbours so please accept our apologies for any disturbance you encountered but we're glad...More

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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.

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TanzaniaArusha RegionNgorongoro Conservation Area
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10 October 2018|
Response from Carlos S | Reviewed this property |
Contacg Mali Kali Safari tours
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22 June 2018|
Response from Rhino L | Property representative |
Morning very often fog and temperature between 10 - 15C Afternoon between 15- 20C Evening between 9 - 13C It is almost like this....suggest a sweater and windjacket.
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29 November 2017|
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Response from RobHigh | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we had to pay about 170 US-Dollar per night and per person. On the website the prices start at 145 US-Dollars. You have to pay a park-fee per (60US-Dollar per person and day) and a crater fee (300 US-Dollar per car... More
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"Get the staff to create a fire in your room as it can get a little chilly at night. Make sure to use the..."
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"Get up early and watch hundrets of birds in the trees next to your balkony whilst you can enjoy a cup of..."
6 Jan 2018
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"Room 11 has a balcony backing the lush green hills! Loved it!"
28 Oct 2017
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