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The Retreat at Ngorongoro

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“heaven on earth”(12 reviews)
“roy safaris”(7 reviews)
“conference room”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
4 Star Hotel
The Retreat at Ngorongoro is a meticulously bird themed lodge set within 30 acres of land with clear emphasis on nature and birdlife in the area. As you walk around the lodge, you will be amazed at how nature has been integrated into this development. Due consideration has been made to...
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1 Tloma Area, Karatu, Tanzania
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All reviewsheaven on earthroy safarisconference roomjogging trailforest viewexcellent facilitybeautiful experienceafrican tulipabsolute paradiseown private villaworld class resortindigenous plantsnice and courteous staffgreat landscapeartificial lakedouble showerpool attendant
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The chef takes order n cooks your pasta with preferred sauce. Food was so deliciously fresh. Wonderful smell from lavander planted just right outside each room. The staff works really well as a team. Great hospitality.

Thank April L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice hotel, fantastic room, good Wifi everywhere, lovely staff who clearly take great pride in their work. We just had a slight issue with food at our first visit, but it was also great on our second visit a few days later. I...More

Thank jimmckenzie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went on a safari organised by our friends ( husband and wife ) from Toronto. We didn't know what to expect because this is our first trip to Africa. We started from Nairobi and our first night staying at the Retreat....More

1  Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If we could do it over, we’d arrive earlier, or leave later, or stay two nights! We arrived at dusk, after our first day of safari—game viewing at Lake Manyara National Park. The Retreat is indeed remote, near the top of a hill reached by...More

1  Thank Esther M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed in many fine hotels from Capetown to Cairo, The Retreat at Ngorongoro is still our favorite. Always immaculate and with the most friendly and hospitable staff, The Retreat stands out in every category. When the entry gate opens from the road, you can...More

1  Thank Timrochelle
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$367 - US$545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$367 - US$545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (145)
Room & Suite (46)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (8)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Robert H
4 August 2017|
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Response from Preety C | Reviewed this property |
Hi You need to email all your questions to The retreat ngorongoro the ensl on there web site It is most lovely place Saturday Very excellent service
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Robert H
4 August 2017|
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Response from SophiaLenferna | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert H, I cannot answer with complete surety on the game drives question, however I would say the game drives are not included. Most tourists will travel with a safari operator/company and the game drives will be... More
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"The cottages are spread out over the massive property. Guest with mobility issues may want to request a..."
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"Every room is extraordinary!!!"
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"all houses are good but do ask for an individual one if you don't prefer connected houses."
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"There is no bad room on the premises."
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