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Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Rhino Lodge is in an amazing setting within the Ngorongoro Conservation area. The rooms feel like historic 1930s era cabins with wood stoves and an authentic rustic charm. It was delightful to be able to stay there. Great staff, excellent food and wonderful dining...More

Thank NSpc
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 14 July 2017

What a wonderful description of your appreciation of your stay with us here - we are so glad you enjoyed the rustic atmosphere which many people find adds to the charm of the Lodge. We are indeed fortunate enough to have animals regularly in camp...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

this lodge is in a unique location that feels amongst the clouds above the crater. the rooms are in a "U" shape bordering the main lodge / dining area. the food was lovely at both meals we had here. the chefs were very nice and...More

Thank gizmogaga
Response from Rhino L, Manager at Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your detailed review of your stay with us and we are so pleased you appreciated the coziness and "homestead" feel of the Lodge. We like our guests to feel at home and at ease which clearly you did. We are indeed very...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

I was charmed by the Rhino Lodge. It is more rustic than some of the other places we stayed but it fit our family well. The climate on the Ngorogoro Rim is chilly in June but the wood stoves in the lodge rooms warmed us...More

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

I remember your group well as you almost immediately went on your walk which then inspired two other ladies to do the same so it was wonderful that you were able to pass o the idea and enthusiasm you had for the area. We do...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our one night at this well run lodge at the edge of Ngorogoro Crater. The lounge / dining area is comfortable and the food is good. The rooms are adjoining so there was some noise from our neighbors, but we did not find...More

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

Thanks Michael for your most complimentary review of Rhino Lodge. We are indeed fortunate to live in such a wonderful environment and for you to see the wildlife - mainly the buffalo and waterbuck at this time of year - was an added bonus for...More

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

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Description
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
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$1,341 - US$1,692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ngorongoro Rhino Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$1,341 - US$1,692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ngorongoro Rhino Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Room & Suite (186)
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D D
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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