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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are amazing, the rooms are perfect, the food is top quality and the staff are amazing. We were greeted and cared for with the utmost kindness. We rather unusually for Africa, took our dog with us and they did everything they could to cater for him and us. The pure cotton soft sheets, the very comfortable beds and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great staff, service and accommodation. Very clean and spacious bungalows. Had a great massage too! Meals were good and very large portions. Hot showers and electricity! The staff aims to please! Pool seemed nice although I didn't use it. Great WiFi in the main lobby!

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely accommodation, vegan food very well catered for, hospitality was wonderful- highly recommended! Room was spacious, comfortable bed and the gardens are lovely. Very friendly people and great location as a safari stop over.

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DeKalb
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This beautiful lodge is perfectly landscaped! The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Meals are excellent! The staff exudes the hospitality that is so much a part of Tanzanian culture. The pool is very nice for a refreshing dip after a long safari.

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Safwa, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Loved my stay here when me and six of my friends returned from our one week safari in Serengeti, we stayed here for one night before heading back home next day. The place was great, lovely lovely food they had for the dinner that day and also the breakfast next day is simply awesome!! very close to Ngorongoro gate and...

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Granby, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a very comfortable lodge on your way to the great national parks of the area. Rooms are in individual bungalows in a garden like setting. They are very spacious, furnished in rustic African style, and have a fireplace in case there is a cold night, which might happen at these altitudes. Bathrooms are big too. Lobby and restaurant...

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Jerusalem
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

my family and I stayed for 2 nigjts in this lodge during our safari in tanzania. The rooms are big and cofortable. The staff members ard very kind and helpful. My children didn't like any of the fixed menu dishes for dinner and a kind worker named Elias suggested them of few extra dishes that were'nt on the menu and...

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Thank ezbracha
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We spent the last night of our trip in Tanzania in this big and well équiped lodge, next to the main route in Karatu. Kind staff, huge bungalow, big swimming pool, good cuisine. The only bemol: noisy dinner hall, we were sitting next to a big tables of 20 Dutches which prevented us from speaking together (since the lodge is...

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SLC
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights. The room and bathroom are large- separate bungalows. The bathroom is also large with a large shower. The grounds are VERY nice. There is a resident stork that may great you near the restaurant. The food is served a bit differently than any other place we stayed. There is a buffet breakfast, but at...

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London
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Lovely facilities, good areas to relax. Rooms very spacious although a bit dark, reasonable water pressure in shower, very clean. Dinner was good and service was really good - there were lots of food choices - four courses but you chose the size. Breakfast was average. Cheap laundry service (USD1 per pair of trousers, USD0.5 per shirt). Good lunch boxes...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, located a few minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate, offers comfortable accommodation, excellent food and friendly service at a reasonable price. Manager and executive chef Reggie Bayo has many years of experience and his food is legend on the northern safari circuit. Each comfortable room has a fireplace; family cottages and triples are available. There is a comfortable lounge and bar as well as a swimming pool and gift shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Address: Ngorongoro Road, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: €114 - €193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“All rooms are the same and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles MissNewYork2014, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no problem. all the cottages are good”
 of 5 bubbles MauroM16, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is available in the main lodge. They were ALL beautiful cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles toluce, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“seek rooms looking out on the pool and center area....many rooms do so.”
 of 5 bubbles Mahgreb, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Every room is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Tucs0nhiker, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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