Accomodations North

ARUSHA – KARAMA LODGE

Karama Lodge and Spa
Karama Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge providing a touch of country within easy reach of Arusha Town. Accommodation is in 22 stilted cabins constructed of local materials in accordance with our sensitivity to our fragile environment. The cabins are uniquely decorated with attention to details, providing a rustic, yet comfortable accommodation. Butterflies flit amongst the lushly landscaped gardens and surrounding forest while views of Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru are ubiquitous. Besides our relaxing lounge and restaurant, we offer massage, yoga classes twice a week, walking trips up the Suye hill, wi-fi internet in all rooms, swimming pool, gardens and public areas, a gift shop, a conference room and the possibility to organize special events like dinner parties, brunches or holistic weekends.

www.karamalodge.com

ARUSHA – ZAWADI HOUSE

Zawadi House
Zawadi House is a new up-market, boutique style hotel in Arusha. The rooms were designed with a simple yet sophisticated ambience for your guests’ comfort. Set in beautiful, lush green gardens with tall trees and pretty flowers, Zawadi House is the ideal environment to wind down after that high powered meeting or that adventure filled day. The 13 very well-equipped double rooms all have en-suite bathrooms with super hot showers, a queen-size bed, air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV, digital safe, wardrobe and free internet access. Enjoy some good food in our cozy restaurant or in the Chungu Mbili garden, then wind down in the bar, before you tuck in for a good night’s sleep.

Home doesn’t only have to be the house you live in. Home is where you find peace of mind, your place of refuge, where your heart is. Zawadi House is your home away from home.

www.zawadihouse.com

ARUSHA – ARUMERU RIVER LODGE

Arumeru River Lodge
Start or end your Safari at a luxury lodge in dreamlike tropical gardens built on an old coffee plantation near Arusha. Allow you to break away from your tight Safari schedule and take a deep breath. The impressive Architecture of the open roof construction combined with our great love for the detail will immediately capture your eyes. On the second sight you will probably discover the comfortable open fireplace, the cozy Safari Bar, the famous “Migration Restaurant,” and the Terrace Restaurant with spectacular views on Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. Finally, after a fresh fruit juice you will be leaded through the tropical garden to your room. The scent of the Angel’s Trumpet trees will blow you away -you have arrived in East Africa. The 21 spacious rooms are nested in a tropical garden that is famous for its botanical specimens.

www.arumerulodge.com

TARANGIRE – MARAMBOI TENTED CAMP

Maramboi
This is a unique opportunity to experience and explore the Tarangire and Manyara ecosystem. Maramboi Tented Camp offers permanent camp facilities and endless vistas of rolling golden grasslands and palm lined desert between Tarangire and Manyara Lake. An impressive landscape from the Rift Valley gives the visitor an amazing natural welcome to an area extraordinarily rich in wildlife. The camp offers stunning views of the Manyara National Park, Rift Valley, Ngorongoro highlands and on clear days even Oldonyo Lengai a sacred mountain to the Maasai. In the wet season, the Manyara and Tarangire Pans fill with water which attracts huge flocks of flamingos and other wading birds. The area is also the only place in East Africa where one is often able to see the migration herds of tens of thousands of Wildebeest and Zebra, followed by predators. 20 spacious tents built on ample wooden decks and 10 lodge rooms, ideal for families. They all have en suite facilities and private veranda with 24 hours 220V electric lighting.

http://www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com/camps/maramboitentedcamp/

TARANGIRE – KIRURUMU TARANGIRE LODGE

Kirurumu
Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge is set high in private land on the northern tip of the Tarangire National Park. The tented lodge has stunning views over a water hole and into the park and it is ideally located only fifteen minutes off the main Tarangire road and again only fifteen minutes drive away from the main Tarangire National Park gate. The lodge offers 10 tented cottages consisting of 2 double rooms, 2 family rooms and 6 twin rooms, fully en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, electricity, verandah, complete bar with wonderful views of the watering hole and the park, dining room with waiter service and internet facilities available at reception .
www.kirurumu.net

TARANGIRE – ECOSCIENCE LUXURY LODGE

EcoScience Lodge
The architecture of huts and restaurant of this luxury lodge is based on the Maasai hut – or banda, in an original, modern and minimalistic version. There are only 6 large huts of 60 sqm each with a 30 sqm terrace. Each hut has a double bed, couch, wardrobe, office desk, and an en-suite bathroom. From every bed there is a spectacular view of Radilen hill, at the opposite side of the valley. Internet is available. With only six huts, the word “private lodge” can never be more certain. The restaurant, built in the same style as the huts, is the relaxation area, with its sitting areas, fire-places, bar and dining room, where you will taste the most unforgettable food you’ll find anywhere in the country.

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Tanzania’s towering Mto wa Mbu escarpment provides a remarkable backdrop for a one-of-a-kind visit. Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge welcomes you with a peaceful location amidst the rich wildlife and unsurpassed tranquility of Lake Manyara National Park. The lake is home to over 300 migratory birds including flamingoes, long-crested eagles and grey-headed kingfisher; our lodge is designed to mimic this extraordinary birdlife, with an architectural motif featuring swooping avian curves and vibrantly coloured wall frescoes depicting the intricacy of bird migratory patterns.

Here, you’ll find everything you need to relax, rejuvenate and discover the singular beauty of the region. Housed in circular two-storey “rondavels”, our accommodation pays homage to tradition, while also offering contemporary perks. Flamingo Restaurant, our central dining room, serves delicious cuisine and includes a veranda with picturesque views; we would be pleased to arrange a meal in the bush for you as well. Take part in an enchanting game drive or outdoor excursion, tour one of the neighbouring villages or simply lounge by the lodge’s “vanishing horizon” pool. Those hosting their wedding or group event with us can benefit from our modern facilities and gorgeous location, not to mention the careful attention of our planning staff. And with a range of family-friendly activities, our lodge is a delightful destination for visitors of all ages. The holiday of a lifetime awaits you at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge.

 MANYARA – KIRURUMU MANYARA LODGE

Kirurumu
Kirurumu Manyara Lodge is set high on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, enjoying a marvelous, uplifting and panoramic view eastward over Lake Manyara, the Rift floor and Mt. Losimingori. Behind Kirurumu, the Ngorongoro Highlands rise in green and fertile splendor and form the gateway to Ngorongoro Crater and, finally, Olduvai Gorge, the Serengeti. The lodge offers 27 tented rooms, 2 honeymoon suites and 2 family cottages, fully en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, electricity, complete bar with sun-deck and panoramic views of the rift valley and dining room with waiter service.
www.kirurumu.net

MANYARA – E UNOTO RETREAT

E Unoto Retreat
E Unoto Retreat offers luxury safari accommodation in a Maasai inspired environment. Located in Tanzania’s Lake Manyara region, E Unoto Retreat is easily accessible by road from nearby airports and just 1.5 hour drive from the township of Arusha. E Unoto Retreat resembles an authentic Tanzanian Maasai village and has been designed to blend with the natural surroundings. The lodge was also constructed incorporating traditional Maasai methods and with environmental awareness. The handcrafted and imported furnishings and fittings compliment the lodges theme and provide our guests with an exotic Tanzanian flavor.

www.maasaivillage.com

KARATU – KITELA LODGE AND AFRICAN SPA

Kitela
Kitela Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge situated on top of a valley overlooking a coffee plantation, the Eastern wall of the Ngorongoro crater and a beautiful waterfall. It consists of 20 spacious suites in cottages built in the style of an old colonial farm offering guests a relaxing, quiet atmosphere surrounded by beautiful gardens. Meals are normally served in the main building and sometimes a buffet lunch is set-up around the pool. Guests have an ample choice of food prepared with home produced vegetables and served in buffets. Kitela Spa offers guests simplicity, respect for local traditions and sustainable ecology in a perfect African setting. Stimulate your senses and enjoy the ultimate in indulgence in our spa. Kitela Spa offers a selection of treatments for the sheer bliss of relaxing the body, mind and soul.

www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com/camps/kitela-lodge-african-spa-karatu/

KARATU – OCTAGON SAFARI LODGE

Octagon
The Octagon Lodge is a small and private lodge located twenty minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Gate in Tanzania, Africa. Ideal for visitors on a private vacation or trip, it is situated amidst colorful and exotic gardens and provides a perfect base for anybody visiting the northern parks of Tarangire, Lake Manyara or Ngorongoro. The accommodation at the Octagon Lodge consists of twelve chalets and two stone cottages and one large one bedroom unit. Every effort has been made to ensure your personal comfort while at the same time we are environmentally conscious and the buildings have been planned with a strong emphasis on harmonizing the structures with the surrounding vegetation. All rooms contain en suite bathroom with shower. The beds are extra large with four poster draping nets for protection against insects. Each room also has its own private veranda outside where guests can sit out and enjoy the sun, read a book or even write a postcard.

www.octagonlodge.com

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Stay right on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater

Tanzania’s prehistoric Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Eighth Wonder of the World, has yawned heavenward for millennia. Deep within its immense walls is a breath-taking blue-green landscape dotted with plains, lakes and forests; an eerie, otherworldly “land that time forgot” thick with massive bull elephants, rhinos, wildebeests and the highest concentration of lions in Africa.

 

NGORONGORO – RHINO LODGE

Rhino Lodge
Rhino Lodge is ideally situated inside the gates of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Not far from the crater rim, this lodge has once been the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator. Rhino Lodge is a small, friendly place that offers tourists the chance to spend a night or two in one of the world’s greatest protected areas for the most reasonable price anywhere on the crater. The jovial and hospitable staff offer guests a “home away from home” feel and the ambiance is inviting and warm. Rhino lodge has 24 en-suite rooms, each with its own wood burning stove to offer respite from the cold Ngorongoro nights and offers all the amenities required for a comfortable stay without having to compromise on price. Rhino Lodge promises to offer its guests an experience they will cherish long after they have said goodbye.
www.ngorongoro.cc

NGORONGORO – NGORONGORO WILDLIFE LODGE

Ngorongoro Wildlife
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically perched on the rim of this ‘Garden of Eden’, affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above sea level. The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the Crater’s great bowl. From its privileged position, all the Lodge’s 80 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views, and the open–air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers superb panoramic views of the whole Crater.

www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com

NGORONGORO – KIRURUMA NGORONGORO CAMP

Kirurumu
Kirurumu Ngorongoro camp is a luxury mobile camp set in one of the most strategic and beautiful areas in the Ngorongoro Highlands overlooking the Ngorongoro Conservancy, the Great Rift Valley escarpment, and Lake Eyasi. As a small and intimate camp the staff is on hand just to look after a very limited number of guests and so the level of attention and service is always excellent. The camp has easy access to cultural attractions or as a base for a walk, climbing the slopes of nearby Olmoti mountain to the waterfall that breaches its rim to become the Munge river that feeds a game swamp in the crater. Day trips and walking opportunities to many of our Maasai community neighbours, and hiking around Mt Makarot, one of the most scenically attractive areas of the conservation area.

www.kirurumu.net

SERENGETI SERENA LODGE

A magnificent Serengeti safari lodge

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is an award-winning gem of a hotel in one of the most beautiful settings in Tanzania. Seamlessly blended high into an acacia-lined ridge, our African-style lodge and infinity pool offer panoramic views across the Serengeti’s vast, endless grasslands, where lions and cheetahs stalk their prey and massive migrating wildebeest herds darken the landscape in a relentless search for fresh grazing grounds.

SERENGETI – NDUTU SAFARI LODGE

Ndutu
Ndutu Safari Lodge is situated in the South-eastern part of the Serengeti ecosystem. Shaded by majestic acacia trees, each of the thirty four cottages, which are built of local materials, has a private verandah facing Lake Ndutu. The Lodge is surrounded by indigenous trees and shrubs which encourage a host of birds and mammals to come right to your front door. Tucked well away from the busy tourist circuit, Ndutu offers peace and tranquility far from the madding crowd. Spend some time with us and unwind. Relax to the rhythm of an African day as a myriad bird calls herald the rising sun. Stay close to the Lodge and enjoy our resident wildlife, or go for a drive and explore the range of habitats that lie within easy reach. After sunset return to the homely warmth and hospitality of Ndutu Safari Lodge.

www.ndutu.com

SERENGETI – SERONERA WILDLIFE LODGE

Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Seronera is one of the most important spots of Serengeti National Park, where you can witness an actual kill in the flesh. This area is in the heart of the Serengeti, where all game drives, balloon safaris, and catching planes take place. Seronera Wildlife Lodge is located on the migratory route, and it provides front-seat viewing of this extraordinary natural phenomenon. Seronera Wildlife Lodge is artfully constructed around a rocky outcrop from glass and wood elements, perfectly blending into its surrounding; next to the lodge, several waterholes attract, day and night, the most amazing animals, providing a unique opportunity for a close encounter with the Big Five. Seronera Lodge is only 5 minutes from the departing point of the hot air balloon safaris, which offer a thrilling bird’s-eye wildlife perspective of the vast plains of The Serengeti. From its privileged location, the Seronera’s 75 rooms afford stunning views of over a million wildebeest as they migrate from Kenya to Lake Victoria to escape the drought.

www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com

SERENGETI – KIRURUMU SERENGETI CAMP

Kirurumu
Kirurumu Serengeti Camp is a luxury mobile camp, moved seasonally to take best advantage of the vast Serengeti. The camp is used as a base, a spring board for an early morning game drive, a break for a sumptuous lunch, a respite from the heat of the day and the finale to a day’s adventure where stories can be swapped around a fire. As a small and intimate camp the staff is on hand just to look after a very limited number of guests and so the level of attention and service is always excellent. The Serengeti camp tents are 7 double and twin customized safari tents. Each tent is fully and tastefully furnished with comfortable, (twin or double) beds with 6” mattresses, pillows, blankets & sheets; luggage rack, table, safari chairs, mats & soft furnishings in individual style; solar lighting in both the bedroom and en-suite toilet and shower room.

www.kirurumu.net

SERENGETI – LOBO WILDLIFE LODGE

Lobo Wildlife Lodge
Romantic, Remote, Wild: That is Lobo Wildlife Lodge, located in the North of Serengeti National Park, the most spectacular scenario of wildlife in its pure essence. Lobo Wildlife Lodge is a dream of romanticism in its remote location, strategically built into an enormous volcanic rocky outcrop. It is the largest lodge on the migration route where its elevated position means that the migration can be viewed from the comfort of a sun lounger. You can watch and witness the migration even from the pool.

Artistically made of stone and local timber around clusters of large boulders, harmoniously merging with its surroundings, the Lodge affords from its raised location stunning views of the most amazing natural spectacle to be seen on Earth. A waterhole below the Lodge attracts a variety of wildlife during the day and is lit each evening, revealing an interesting array of nocturnal animals, providing a close encounter with the very authentic wildlife. All the Lodge’s 75 elegant guestrooms afford superb views of this unbelievable natural phenomenon, and the sumptuous swimming pool is situated on the very edge of the rock, offering uninterrupted views of the horizon.

www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com

LAKE NATRON – LAKE NATRON TENTED CAMP

Lake Natron Tented Camp
Lake Natron Tented Camp is one of the few camps at Lake Natron, far from the tourist track and in a fascinating setting on the slopes of Mountain Oldonyo Lengai and the Lake Natron. It is the ideal stopover for those who want to climb Oldonyo Lengai, visit Lake Natron with its flamingoes and other lake birds, and take the adventurous route to Serengeti through Loliondo Game Controlled area to Lobo’s Gate, instead of the road at Ngorongoro Crater. Unique in its setting, Lake Natron Camp is set back in a grove of trees slightly removed from the dusty terrain of the lake. Modern and clean A framed safari tents offer showers, comfortable beds and a verandah with your own private view of the incredible landscape. A fully stocked bar and restaurant ensure you have a cold drink and good food at the end of an arduous climb, or long days walking.

www.moivaro.com

LAKE VICTORIA – TUNZA LODGE MWANZA

Tunza Lodge Cottage
A place different from any other in Mwanza! Tunza Lodge, situated on the shore of Lake Victoria is the only beach resort in the surrounding area and the only hotel whit a white-sanded beach and a paradisaical garden. Only 5km away from the airport, and only 12km out of town, this makes Tunza Lodge the ideal place for a quiet break-away or a quick stop over. With 12 rooms nestled in our all-year round green garden, each with a view of the lake, we can guarantee you of breathtaking sunset and a whole lot of fun. Our friendly service team is available from 7am to 11pm to take care of all your needs. The Cockpit bar and restaurant offers local as well as international cuisine and is the best place in town to make new friends!

http://www.mwanza-guide.com/tunzalodge.htm

LAKE VICTORIA – NYUMBANI HOTEL MWANZA

Nyumbani Hotel
The Nyumbani Hotel is an unique hotel in the heart of Mwanza City in the north western part of Tanzania, just by the shores of Lake Victoria. The Name Nyumbani is derived from the Swahili word for home. The excellent facilities, chic & fully air conditioned accommodation and free high speed Internet ensures just that you get a ‘home away from’ home comfort. The spacious rooms feature A/C, 24-hour room service, laundry service, internet, cable and satellite flat screen TV. Every room offers either a panoramic view of Lake Victoria on one side or incredible rock formation on the other.

The hotel offers excellent service and dining in a cozy, intimate atmosphere. The Nyumbani restaurant offers a wide variety of delicious cuisine, all freshly prepared with the best quality ingredients. The executive chef presents the best of international dining. Savour the best of international cuisine or try the delicious Tanzanian specials. From the roof top of Nyumbani hotel, enjoy sweeping views of Lake Victoria from the swimming terrace and bar. The roof top bar is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing drink or to begin an evening sampling the vibrant Mwanza nightlife.
www.nyumbanihotels.com