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new york, ny
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

This place is so beautiful!! If you book this place try to get here before 5:00 so you can watch the amazing sunset at the cliffside pool. It closes at 6:30 (too early). Or have your morning coffee while looking out at the crater by the pool. The people are sweet and the food is good. The rooms and decor...

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1Thank wornoutshoes
Martinez, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We stayed here as part of our Safari tour. What a surprise this lodge was. A first class lodge if ever there was one. It is located on the edge of the Great Riff Valley with spectacular views. Everything about it was wonderful from the rooms, the views, the infinity pool and the staff. The meals were buffet with a...

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1Thank mills50
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is the most amazing hotel I've ever stayed in. The views are breath taking and i could have stayed here forever. There are monkeys wandering around the hotel grounds which were great to watch with a few beers. Make sure your door is locked, they can work the handles! Food was good and staff lovely. Wifi was available. Only...

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San Ramon, California
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This was a first-class hotel from the architecture to the infinity pool, to the cocktail lounge to the restaurant. We had a great stay in the middle of safari and we both had a great night's sleep. The food was wonderful and the service even better. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Thank Realblonde94526
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Me and my two teenage kids spent one night at this hotel. I have read some of the reviews, especially those who rate low. Our Tanzania adventure was not inexpensive, but all the same, it is Tanzania and Africa, thus I "adjust" my expectations are accordingly. I think I spend above average number of days in hotels per year than...

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1Thank Carl H
Enfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed here at the end of our safari for two nights. The view from our room was very good - over the pool and lake in the distance. The food was excellent and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Beware of close encounters with baboons who also like to have a drink from the pool. I had a...

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Thank CarolD56
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This was our 1st safari lodge, my only comment was there were no tea/coffee making facilities, but this was the only lodge that we stayed in that did not have them. Rooms were fantastic, the view is to die for, infinity pool overlooking the nature reserve, you do have to share it with a family of baboons though, meals were...

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Thank Stephen B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Really lovely room with quality wooden furniture, great views, amazing live entertainment (acrobats, music and dance). Great place for baboons and usually for flamingos, though the flamingos had gone elsewhere at the time we were there... Large room with quality fittings. Recommended.

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Radlett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Rooms, service and location all excellent. Restaurant food also very good. But the location makes this a unique and special place to stay. Views from the gardens and from the infinity pool were stunning. Ideal for a visit to the Lake Manyara National Park.

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1Thank T E
england
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Enjoyed our first night stop. Negatives: Hole in the mosquito nets, did report to staff. No tea/coffee in room. Positives: Location, very picturesque! You can do nature walks and other activities from this lodge, although we did not have time to try them out. Pool was great with a fantastic view, and views from the rooms good. We enjoyed a...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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 - €410 (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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“Trees in the front obscure the view unless you've booked an upgraded room.”
 of 5 bubbles niloo77, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms have great views. If you have difficulty to walk, ask for a room closer to the main buildings.”
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