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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy the resort and the facilities. Beautifully kept lodge with amazing and friendly staff whom nothing is ever a problem. A very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Food was awesome!

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East Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We've been visiting Ndutu Safari Lodge for years and it never disappoints. Simple and no frills, the food is ''home cooked'' and excellent, the staff cheerful and efficient and everywhere maintained to the highest standard possible. Ndutu's semi-tame dikdik join you round the fire in the evening hoping for a bit of popcorn and elegant genet cats entertain in you...

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Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We enjoyed our time at the lodge very much. The rooms were clean and well appointed, the staff friendly and the view amazing. We sat out at night by the campfire, we saw the stars, we saw game wondering by out in the field ahead. The food was good and the environment perfect for relaxation after a hot day. We...

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Vreeland, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice lodge, as to the big trek, we were there at the wrong moment. Therefore, it was a very quiet and relaxing place, nice sunsets and sunrises, nice central building - and we saw the honey badger, flamengos, many giraffes, some lions, bat eared foxes

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was our second stay at Ndutu Lodge, and won’t be our last. I really like this place. It isn’t fancy, it isn’t glamorous, it isn’t luxurious, but it has a heart and I feel at home here. The rooms are functional, but comfortable (and spotlessly clean), the people who work here are great, the food is some of the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights at this safari lodge in the Serengeti. Pleasant stay. Rooms are clean and functional. Water from the showers is "slippery/soapy" I understand due to high concentration of minerals in the area. This is by no means a fancy lodge but it is functional and great for viewing game and bird life. Sunsets were wonderful.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights on a quick 5 night tour of the Serengeti on a 3 week EA trip taking in some of Uganda and Rwanda, here and then onto Zanzibar. A nice mid-upper range spot in the middle of the Ndutu area with nice food, lovely staff, decent rooms and good personal service, unlike...

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Windermere, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed at this lodge one night specifically to see the genets. We ended up enjoying our stay much more than expected. Although this is a historic lodge, it had more of a hotel feeling rather than safari feeling, lacking the warmth and welcome of a camp. These are basic accommodations but priced accordingly, so that is fine. The exterior...

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Albany, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A warm welcome awaits everyone at Ndutu where the Safari Lodge is extremely comfortable and attractive overlooking a small plain often full of wildlife and stunning birds. The staff here are very efficient and very friendly, nothing too much trouble. The food is delicious, beautifully presented and plentiful. The picnics are imaginative and fun to eat when on game drives....

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights after our Serengeti safari. Very nice quiet lodge with tons of birdlife and resident genets and dik diks on site! The beds were comfortable and dinners were tasty with great waitstaff. We really enjoyed the amazing sunset beside the campfire while feeding the birds and dik diks right out of our hands while sipping on...

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Ndutu Safari Lodge, shaded by majestic acacia trees, is situated in the south-eastern part of the Serengeti. The Lodge has thirty four cottages, all built with local materials, with individual verandahs facing Lake Ndutu. Tucked away from the madding crowd, Ndutu offers peace and tranquility. Stay close to the lodge and enjoy our resident wildlife or go for a drive to explore the surrounding plains or marsh area. After sunset return to the homely warmth and hospitality of Ndutu Safari Lodge. Karibuni. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ndutu Safari Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 6084, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ndutu Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Ndutu Safari Hotel Arusha
Ndutu Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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“All the same I think - closer to the central bar/restaurant/reception area would be easiest”
 of 5 bubbles mattsM1552VM, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms look out onto the plain, all are really good”
 of 5 bubbles Jbarbour2015, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in the public area only.”
 of 5 bubbles jimhD985UU, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“wifi is only in the lobby .”
 of 5 bubbles bbellamy2016, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Room we had was great. There was a guide watching us as we went back to our rooms in the dark to make sure we were safe.”
 of 5 bubbles hagenhouse, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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