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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wood stove”(38 reviews)
“hot water”(52 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Private Balcony
Pool
Airport Transportation
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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 rustic, low-impact style and natural setting. Rhino Lodge offers a perfect base from...
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The buildings at Rhino Lodge are a little frayed around the edges but the rooms themselves are very comfortable, if a little basic, with fires to keep you warm if you need them, and the dining and bar area is very tastefully done. The location...More

1  Thank OJM35
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We had a lovely 1 night stay here while on safari. Staff was welcoming, food was delicious, and the atmosphere was beautiful. The shower had amazing hot water and there was a stove in the room for cold nights (we didn't need to use it)....More

Thank Dawn O
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The price was right for places nearby the crater and the grounds are very natural. The service was fine, but not great. We had better service at other lodgings throughout our trip. There were animals just off of our back deck and the view from...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I really enjoyed our three nights at Rhino Lodge. This charming small lodge has a quaint atmosphere. The cute, comfortable rooms each have a small deck from which you can see (with a flashlight) the critters that visit in the night. We saw elephants and...More

1  Thank Lynne V
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I can't possibly say enough good things about this lodge. The staff was friendly and warm, the common area/dinning room is one of the most beautiful places you could possible sit and relax, and the management is beyond amazing. All that and the rooms are...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$476 - US$1,963 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$476 - US$1,963 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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Edmine W
30 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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