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    The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

    P.O.Box 34 | Karatu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good21%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine cellar” (26 reviews)
    “lake manyara” (34 reviews)
    “garden house” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
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    Arusha Safari Lodge
    127 reviews
    #11 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
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    433 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
    Mount Meru Hotel
    572 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
    Kigongoni Lodge
    137 reviews
    #9 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
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    Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

    After long days of traveling bumpy and dusty roads ( and I use the term "roads" loosely) it was great to be able to return to the Plantation lodge for some rest and refreshment. Our rooms were 3 room suites, with terraces off the bedroom...More

    Thank phil fort wash
    Response from managementtpl, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 17 July 2014

    'An oasis of calm' - such a wonderful way to describe The Plantation Lodge! Thank you very much for leaving us your review. Our passionate chefs are more than happy to cater for any dietary requirements you might have, and are always grateful to be...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    Beautiful place, total luxury. charming room, great service, wonderful food, a lot of atmosphere, huge wonderful park like garden, nice pool area. You really feel at home. We ended our Kilimanjaro climbing and safari trip with two nights at this beautiful place. Wish we had...More

    Thank Annamaria611
    Response from managementtpl, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 14 July 2014

    Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you really felt at home with us here, and I'm sure a little luxury was just what you needed after your success in climbing mount Kilimanjaro! The Plantation Lodge is truly a relaxing oasis...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    This lodge is outside of the Ngorongoro Park, but close enough so that staying there wouldn't be a problem. It is a luxurious large farm turned into a lodge. The set up is of 5 small houses each with a couple of rooms and an...More

    1  Thank syan0vich
    Response from managementtpl, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 14 July 2014

    Thank you for your lovely long review of The Plantation lodge, we are so pleased that you and your family loved your stay. Our pool area is certainly a great place to relax and also the best spot to watch the sun go down over...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2014

    We stayed here for two nights at the start of our safari. We had been traveling all night and then went straight on safari from the airport, About 30 hours total so to finally arrive at our hotel was a god send and the lodge...More

    Thank Charlie_Nic14
    Response from managementtpl, Manager at The Plantation Lodge & SafarisResponded 13 July 2014

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here at 'The Plantation lodge'. Our warm welcome and helpful staff are all part of what makes Plantation so special,...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2014

    This lodge was kind enough to upgrade my travel companion and me to a suite but in fact all of the rooms are beautiful and charming. We loved the bar area (with roaring fire) and the pre-dinner complimentary canapés. The manager there is a most...More

    1  Thank ChapLondon2
    Arusha Safari Lodge
    127 reviews
    #11 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
    Arusha Planet Lodge
    433 reviews
    #3 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
    Mount Meru Hotel
    572 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
    Kigongoni Lodge
    137 reviews
    #9 of 42 hotels in Arusha
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Tanzania >
    • Arusha Region >
    • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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    • The Plantation Lodge & Safaris Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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    Traveller (344)
    Room & Suite (101)
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    Gypsyfootprints
    15 July 2016|
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    Response from LEMOR | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, this might be to late to answer, but I would think there are some hours driving. I am sure the hotel can arrange a driver for you though.
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    DonnaG289
    18 October 2015|
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    Response from CamillaTPL | Property representative |
    Most people that stay at Plantation lodge book through a tour operator who will arrange airport collection and transfers they will also book all your safaris Plantation Lodge is conveniently located close to lake Manyara... More
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    renee94903
    3 October 2014|
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    Response from Camilla H |
    Yes they do - it's slow but available free of charge
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    "Make sure you add this lodge to your vacation bucket list!!"
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    "Plantation L & R offering large and luxurious joining rooms that can easily accommodate 2 adults and 3..."
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    "All rooms looked lovely but ones at the front probably have best views"
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    "I woulkd assunme all rooms are of the highest quality. But bring your tips."
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