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Buderim, Australia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

After driving from Arusha, viewing the most awesome amount of game we booked into the lodge, again all pre organized, our room was large, with a huge double bed and glorious views overlooking the manyara scenery. Most people headed straight for the beautiful infinity pool, but I headed straight to the masseuse on the premises, to indulge in an hour... More 

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West Yorks
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

A wonderful spot on the edge of the Great Rift Valley and convenient for visiting Lake Manyara National Park. Last visited here about five and a half years ago and delighted to find the food and standards of service as good as ever. The poolside bar has one of the best views and evening entertainment. Next morning was even better... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Views from the infinity pool, eating area and lodges all overlook Lake Manyara national park which is very beautiful. Towels are provided by the pool, and many of the birds come down to drink/wash in the pool which is nice to sit and watch in the sun. A great place to relax while on safari. The lodge was really quite... More 

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Columbia, MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We recently stayed at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge as part of a Vantage Travel safari tour in Kenya and Tanzania. The lodge is situated on a cliff overlooking the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara and the Lake Manyara National Park. The lodge has an "infinity" swimming pool that also overlooks the valley - most impressive! The lodge itself is beautiful,... More 

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Thank ColumbiaTrekkers
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is our last stop in Tanzania and it was very relaxing. Every villa contents 4 rooms and they are very spacious. Grass is used a lot in the hotel decoration especially the bar and lobby which makes them stylish. Choice of food is limited.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

The room is nice and spacious, and in the morning when you wake up go to your patio and you will see baboons enjoying them self. The view from our balcony was to die for especially during the morning sunrise The infinity pool has a great view. After a long drive from one park to another the room give you... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Our group had twelve children from an orphanage dining with us, and the staff couldn't have nicer. These children had never eaten out before or had seen a swimming pool. We were treated to acrobatic entertainment before dinner at the pool, and the evening ended with a cake. There were smiles all around for our whole group. The staff made... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

The access road is very poor, the view across the Rift Valley is great, the pool is very welcoming, the rooms a long walk from the hotel facilities. The beer was cold and food hot but sparse, the serve size could be improved upon. The staff are great nothing is too much of a problem.

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Thank Mustang645
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for one night during our honeymoon. The hotel has a breathtaking view over Lake Manyara, the room was clean and the staff was very friendly and nice. The gardens are very beautiful and you can feel the wildlife just nearby, there are many squirrels and we also saw a baboon just by the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is a very lovely lodge with very friendly staff. The rooms were very clean and spacious and had a lovely view across Lake Manyara. We loved the earthy, curved design of the accommodation and restaurant/bar areas. Dinner and breakfast were of very high standard and again we had lovely views of the garden whilst dining. The pool side entertainment... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking as its muse the glorious bird life of the fabulously soda-encrusted and pink flamingo-fringed...Lake Manyara, the swooping curves of this elegantly evocative lodge defy description. As do the soaring views over the Great Rift Valley, the rose-gold sunsets over the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and the utterly unique tree climbing Lake Manyara lions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range: €189 - €392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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