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    Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

    Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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    • Excellent50%
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    The rooms are clean but look old and used. We had a great view into the Ngorongoro Crater, including an amazing view of the sunrise which is located straight at the other side of the Crater. Food was okay but not extraordinary. Stuff is quite...More

    Thank Kevin S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This Safari starts from hotel in the Zanzibar at earlier in the morning upto Zanzibar ferry to take ferry upto Tanzania. When we arrive Tanzania we will take a jeep and start the journey, onthe way, we will stop for a lunch and then continue...More

    Thank Omar_Daily_Tour
    Response from SerenaHotels, Assistant Lodge Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback regarding your recent stay here at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed among others; staying in our lodges, our service offers, and the engaging...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here 2 nights on a Ranger Safari Location is just mindblowing The Lodges are great -Food is excellent and the staff are always helpful and smiling Just awake up early and watch the sun rise over the crater rim !! Well worth a visitMore

    Thank davidb08
    Response from SerenaHotels, Assistant Lodge Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking time to share your experience. Kindly note that we are committed to ensure high quality service delivery is extended to our guests and nothing makes us happier than to receive such high rating from you. This will encourage to continue improving...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a fun property in a unique location. The view from each room is amazing! The food was quite good, part buffet and part menu. We enjoyed it here very much. However, it wasn’t quite full when we were there and still felt crowded...More

    Thank kzilbauer
    Response from SerenaHotels, Assistant Lodge Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    We appreciate the time taken to share your experience. Kindly note that we are encouraged to know that you found our Rooms, Food offers and service delivery to your satisfaction and we look forward to another opportunity to be of service to you. Sincerely Jeconiah.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was probably the most upscale of all the places we stayed on our 2 week trip, and I mean that in a good way. The rooms are absolutely lovely, with native-style pictographs on the walls, but the real attraction is the view from each...More

    Thank SoloNYer
    Response from SerenaHotels, Assistant Lodge Manager at Ngorongoro Serena Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valuable Guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking your valuable time to write this amazing review. We are all delighted to know that you had a lovely time during your stay and many thanks for sharing your experiences with us. We look...More

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    • US$384 - US$818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 74
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    • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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    TripMember05042016
    21 October 2017|
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    Response from John747_12 | Reviewed this property |
    Certainly possible, my first visit to Ngorongoro Crater had a morning game drive after which we drove to the airport for an afternoon flight. My experience was part of a safari so really don't know how to organise a single... More
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    20 minutes in a safari vehicle
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    "In one wing, the high grass apparently obscures the view, so it might be worth asking for one with a clear..."
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