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    Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

    Rhotia Valley Road | 5 Km Off the Main Road Arusha - Serengeti, Karatu, Tanzania
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      2 adults
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          Overview
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          • Very good16%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
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          Reviewed 23 January 2017

          Just back from another wonderful week at this paradise location. As always accommodation, food and service right out of the top drawer, and the opportunities to visit the local communities and meet the people,. see how they live day to day, is a real eye-opener.

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          Reviewed 7 December 2016

          We spent 4 nights at Rhotia and absolutely fell in love with the surroundings, the atmosphere and the whole concept behind the place. Practically everything is locally sourced and so much thought and effort has gone into ensuring that the lodge is self-sustaining, eco-friendly and...More

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          Response from ValerioPreziosa, Manager at Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

          Dear Julie, thank you so much for this heart warming review of Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge and Children's Home. You described it incredibly well and we are very happy you enjoyed the offered activities, specially the very intense forest walk from the rim of the...More

          Reviewed 5 December 2016

          It’s a short drive from Lake Manyara airport to the lodge, but you will go through the village of Karatu and it might be hard to witness the conditions they live in… The lodge itself is located on a hill next to the forest that...More

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          Reviewed 24 October 2016

          To continue our amazing safari experience we had one night here on our way out to Arusha after the crater. Really glad we did, at the end of a road past many family dwellings and on the edge of the crater is the lodge, and...More

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          Reviewed 24 October 2016

          Most of the previous guests have already mentioned it and it's true: this is a beautiful lodge with fantastic views of the Great Rift Valley, delicious food, cozy rooms and a swimming pool where our child could comfortably splash around. But what really makes it...More

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          Response from ValerioPreziosa, Manager at Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

          Thank you very much Miranda ! Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge and Children's Home is looking forward for your next visit with your lovely family ! We are also renewing our bar and terrace to enjoy the views around the valley. Kairbu tena Rhotia ! Valerio

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Banquet Room
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 233 - USD 344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Arusha Region >
          • Karatu
          • Also Known As
          • Rhotia Valley Tented Hotel Karatu ,
          • Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge Tanzania/Karatu
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          Traveller (209)
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          Dining (24)
          Pool & Beach (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (143)
          Family and Play Areas (5)
          Bathroom (3)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
          Nearby
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          Nearby Attractions
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          Room Tips
          "ask for a tent with forest view"
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          "all rooms seem very good with a nice view on the surrounding area"
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          "Rooms further away from the main lodge are quieter"
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          "All tented lodges are at the edge of the hill with outdoor seating and views."
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