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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Private Balcony
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
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...
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Rhino Lodge was a fabulous lodge. The room was clean with a comfortable bed. A great bar and restaurant area. Friendly staff. The food was fantastic. Nice little fire in the room. I would stay again.More

Thank Steve5691
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you Steve for your very positive and kind review of Rhino Lodge - rest assured your comments will be passed on to all our staff. We would be delighted to host you again & perhaps for a day or so longer to explore this...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for one night before visiting the crater. The people were very nice, hot water was plentiful and food was good. Nothing exotic but plenty of choice and something for everyone. The evening was quite chilly but the lodge lit the...More

Thank Andreas R
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 9 July 2017

We are happy that you were warm and cosy at our Lodge which we try to keep as homely as possible so that people can relax around the fireplace and exchange stories about their day's sightings. I will pass your kind comments on to the...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at rhino lodge before our for ngorongoro safari. Our rooms were great. We had a drink on the Terrence while we watched the water buffalos graze on the grass - it was fantastic to see!! A lovely little hotel in ngorongoro that I...More

Thank kajaltank
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

We are so pleased to enjoyed your brief stay with us and that you were able to see our regular herd of buffalo whilst sitting on the terrace. Your recommendation is highly appreciated and thank you for taking the time to place your review. With...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night before our descent into the crater. The location is very convenient - in 40 min you are into the crater. It's lovely genuine, no view on the crater but on the rim, not a problem for us, made the descent even...More

1  Thank Manuela C
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind response to your stay with us here at Rhino Lodge. It is our intention to keep the Lodge cosy and homely - both of which you seemed to have appreciated and understood. We hope you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This lodge was nice. Basic rooms with lots of comforts such as hot water, electricity from 6am-9pm, a small wood burning stove and a private veranda to relax among the beautiful scenery of Ngorongoro. The night I stayed was very cold and was very pleased...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 ...More 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. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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22 June 2018|
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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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M. L
23 November 2016|
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Response from mikko0o0 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry; i did not see this message. It was a part of our package, i am not sure what it worked out to per night. Hope you had fun!
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