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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this lodge it had amazing views of Lake Manyara and the hotel grounds were very natural and serene. There were monkeys roaming about which was interesting to see the animals there. The staff were very welcoming and also sang us a farewell song with a cake. It was very touching and heart warming. The staff are attentive...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge perched on a hill top with wonderful panoramic view of Lake Manyara, the room is clean, airy and nice but dated in deco and style, The location is only 15 minutes drive to Lake Manyara which is grate place for half day game drive, Food and service is good with choice of western cuisines

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was booked through our company 'Shadows of Africa' and wow what a start! The rooms were comfortable, large with a great clean bathroom- best shower I've had all holiday! The restaurant and bar were great and the hotel had a lovely pool area that overlooked the national park. Would recommended to anyone doing the Lake Manyara national park...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome landscape, beautiful swimming pool. I loved the running truck to exercise. The best dinner during our safari around tanzania. Be sure to have a room far from the water where frogs are a little annoying during the night. I would love to go there again!

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Thank Travelaround30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on safari and had a relaxing time. We had a swim in the spectacular infinity pool with a great view beyond. The rooms were comfortable, the food was good and the service was excellent in every way.

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Norman Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful review and we are honored that you chose to stay with us as your preferred hotel during your holiday. Our constant strive is to meet and exceed our guests expectations and we are delighted that we were able to achieve this objective during your stay with us. Our staff...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Agreeable place with good outlook to the lake. Room fine,quite basic. Bathroom clean and satisfactory. Food good. Staff helpful and friendly. Nice swimming pool. Grounds lovely. Good strong wi fi. Enjoyable for a short stay.

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, responded to this review

Dear J.Buckley Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful review and we are honoured that you chose to stay with us as your preferred Safari Lodge in Tanzania. Our constant strive is to meet or exceed our guests expectations and we are delighted that we were able to achieve this objective during your stay with us. Our staffs...

Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a wonderful place to spend one of our nights while on safari. Cocktails by the pool bar rewarded us with breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley. Local entertainment provided a lot of fun. Dinner and breakfast were fabulous and the picnic lunch they packed for us was yummy. Our room was well appointed with a lovely balcony...

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Grams Greetings from Serena Hotels and Lodge, Tanzania. Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful review and we are honoured that you chose to stay with us as your preferred Safari Lodge in Tanzania. Our constant strive is to meet or exceed our guests expectations and we are delighted that we were able to achieve this objective...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a lovely hotel and we really enjoyed the stay. The gardens are well looked after and there are plenty of Baboons to escort you everywhere on the grounds (somewhat intimidating at first but you get used to it). The grounds are spread out and the pool area is fantastic. The pool is infinity and drops off giving a...

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Aussie Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We are honoured that you chose to stay with us as your preferred Safari Lodge in Tanzania. Our aim is to exceed our guests' expectations and nothing makes us happier than to receive such high rating from you, which will continue to motivate us to improve on our service...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The hotel, with its cabins with conical shapes, overlooks Lake Manyara, hundred of feet below. The pool, with its infinity edge is great. The cabins were large, we particularly like the shower which is on a flat surface. The first night most of group went to the pool area to have a drink and enjoy the entertainment of a small...

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, responded to this review

Dear DF Hendy Greetings from Serena Hotels and Safari Lodge Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful review and we are honored that you chose to stay with us as your preferred Safari Lodge in Kenya and Tanzania. Our constant strive is to meet or exceed our guests expectations and we are delighted that we were able to...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Dozens of individual lodges scattered around a central building which encompasses a restaurant and bars. Food and service excellent and for the daring there is a good swimming pool with excellent views over the surrounding countryside

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Dear Ricky Cardiff, Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful review and we are honored that you chose to stay with us as your preferred hotel during your holiday in Tanzania. Our constant strive is to meet or exceed our guests expectations and we are delighted that we were able to achieve this objective during your stay with...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking as its muse the glorious bird life of the fabulously soda-encrusted and pink flamingo-fringed...Lake Manyara, the swooping curves of this elegantly evocative lodge defy description. As do the soaring views over the Great Rift Valley, the rose-gold sunsets over the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and the utterly unique tree climbing Lake Manyara lions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range: $247 - $674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Not too far from central area”
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jbuckley43, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked wonderful.”
Grams98, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any where as all the rooms are good.”
pradipkumarp, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view is recommended.”
JimZ687, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Trees in the front obscure the view unless you've booked an upgraded room.”
niloo77, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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