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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Our group had twelve children from an orphanage dining with us, and the staff couldn't have nicer. These children had never eaten out before or had seen a swimming pool. We were treated to acrobatic entertainment before dinner at the pool, and the evening ended with a cake. There were smiles all around for our whole group. The staff made...

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Bribie Island, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The access road is very poor, the view across the Rift Valley is great, the pool is very welcoming, the rooms a long walk from the hotel facilities. The beer was cold and food hot but sparse, the serve size could be improved upon. The staff are great nothing is too much of a problem.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for one night during our honeymoon. The hotel has a breathtaking view over Lake Manyara, the room was clean and the staff was very friendly and nice. The gardens are very beautiful and you can feel the wildlife just nearby, there are many squirrels and we also saw a baboon just by the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a very lovely lodge with very friendly staff. The rooms were very clean and spacious and had a lovely view across Lake Manyara. We loved the earthy, curved design of the accommodation and restaurant/bar areas. Dinner and breakfast were of very high standard and again we had lovely views of the garden whilst dining. The pool side entertainment...

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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Very good and peaceful hotel. Extremely friendly staff. But... No Buffet? And no drinks on the house? Very strange, and that really was a huge disappointment. Other than that, hotel was pretty good. All in all, I would recommend the hotel to anyone but not more than a night.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We hadn't planned to stay at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, but when my daughter got ill in the northern Serengeti, we were flown there because it was near an airport and they had a doctor on call. We ended up having an excellent experience--in every way. We were greeted at the front desk by Zawia, who made sure we...

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Thank Windcurrent
Amsterdam
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Lake Manyara Serena Lodge is located in the hills near Manyara National Park. It's a wonderful Lodge with stunning and breath taking views of lake Mayara. The rooms are spacious with balcony, beds very good, shower excellent. Service top, staff very friendly, food very good. We can recommend this Hotel without any doubt. One of the best places we stayed...

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Serena Lodge was our final stay on our safari holiday and we definitely saved the best till last! The accommodation was great, with very comfortable beds and free wifi. The infinity pool was amazing with a great view out to Lake Manyara! As well as the pool there are plenty of other things to keep guests occupied like a pool...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We stayed at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge as part of our family safari to Tanzania. The lodge was outstanding. Rooms were nice and quiet and the food excellent. The pool area was lovely and the entertainers did a good acrobatic show. I would indefinitely stay here again if given the opportunity.

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Thank Douglas P
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is the second Serena chain hotels that maintains its standard. It is in a good location. The rooms are nice and clean. The service is great and the staff are very polite and friendly and each morning when we had to check out for our game drive, the staff would be waiting outside the room to carry our luggage...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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