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St. Catherine Monastery, Camaldolesian Benedectine Nuns

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New Jersey
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The accommodations were very comfortable, the food was abundant and delicious and the sisters were extremely hospitable. My family took 2 rooms, each with 2 beds and private bathroom with hot shower. Clean linens were provided. Each morning breakfast was waiting for us at our table in the guest dining room, which included and egg, toast, banana, and tea/coffee. The...

1Thank joon22bug
Orkelljunga, Sweden
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The nuns was very nice. They took good care of me. It was good room with a bathroom with shower. The food was good and it was a lot of food to. Pasta, rice or something with potatoes and beef or meat to eat. Good fruits to eat for dessert. It was close to Ngorongoro Crater to.

4Thank MajaJoedm
Reviewed 9 January 2015

What a wonderful place. We met so much hospitality here. The rooms are simple, but they have everything you need. The food was delicious. We got a good breakfast every day with coffee, tea, juice, pancakes, bread, jam. fresh fruit. For our safari days we got lunch packages and for dinner there was always lots of good food. The place...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This lovely peaceful monastery is an excellent option for those wishing to access Ngorongoro crater. It is literally 20mins from the entrance to the Ngorongoro reserve. They offer clean, simple rooms and tasty food at a far more reasonable price than other hotels/B&B in the area. The nuns are helpful, friendly and very hospitable. This is definitely worth considering as...

1Thank Wanderer S
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 14 April 2013

I bet you will like this place. There is much rip off with prices through the ceiling if one goes to Ngorongoro crater. If you are happy with a good guide, a simple but clean room (with hot shower), and good food (no grand cuisine, just good) then stay at the Karatu Benedictine monastery just at the fringes of the...

2Thank Olaf B
Reviewed 6 March 2011

I just came back from an amazing safari in Feb and stayed at St Catherine's for one night. The monastery a charming, cosy and friendly place for those looking for an alternative type of accommodation or just to drop by to have a meal. Rooms for guests are in a separate wing (surrounding a beautiful courtyard) from the nuns' quarters...

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Address: | two kilometers from Ngorongoro Crater Entry, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: $147 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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