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Kitela Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we've visited Kitela. Combine amazing views, a cozy rooms, wonderful food and fantastic staff and you're bound to have an great stay. Our recommendation is to make sure you have enough time to enjoy this special place! A special thanks to Sharifa, Tumaini, and Yusuph for being so accommodating and ensuring every minute of our...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to stay. The rooms are spacious, huge and comfortable beds, everything was so fine that made the stay special. Situated in a farm ground you can see the different cultivation from the porch, you can here the birds humming, great swimming pool, a distance away from Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro so can...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hospitality and warm and friendly staff!Amazing welcomed with face towel ,Champaign,and fresh home made cookies ,We really felt special as we walked in.Great proximity to the Ngorongoro crater.Amazing views overlooking the pool with the Ngorongoro highland behind.Beautiful landscape and the nice garden with several birds species around the property.Rooms are nice with all amenities ,rain shower ,double vanity sinks...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jambo!!! It was a gr8 moment when we stopped at your lodge,your staff were very helpful expect to spend some nights there and enjoy the excellent experience i saw,And I will highly recommend this lodge to friends bravooooooooooooo

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Thank Esser R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful mountain lodge. Great rooms, service and food. The rooms were large with fantastic views of the forest. The staff were super friendly and welcoming. The food although simple was really good, nothing fancy but sometimes quality is better then presentation. Only drawback was that some rooms are too close by and limits privacy

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Excellent lodging option in Karatu area, near lake Manyara and Ngorongoro conservation area. Awesome views, excellent room, facilities, including a swimming pool and a garden to enjoy but overall, fantastic food based on the organic food they produce on site and a very helpful and friendly service, starting (but not ending) by Nemrod, the manager. Overall, an accommodation you will...

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kitela Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jaume P. We are very pleased to read the review and thank you most sincerely for taking your time to write about us. It is always a delight to see our guests appreciating, the ambiance of our accommodation With a nice view from the rooms, the beautiful garden,Facilities ,our nice pool and fantastic food based on the organic food...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed one night in Kitela Lodge during our 11 day safari in Tanzania. The grounds and facilities are beautiful! The staff is very attentive - sometimes a little too much if that's possible. Dinner was interrupted every 2-3 minutes by a different person asking if everything is OK. Not much of a complaint :) The rooms and beds were...

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kitela Lodge, responded to this review

Dear BBrownDallas, Thank you for taking your time to share your experience during your holiday and your decision to stay with us at Kitela Lodge, please note that we value your feedback and this give us more strength to do better,i will organize with my team to make sure no interruption during service especially meal time. I would also like...

Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It's the most beautiful lodge I've ever stayed; not just within Tanzania but overall! I don't even know where to start - everything was PERFECT and BEAUTIFUL! the rooms are AWESOME, my room was so big it could have hosted a whole soccer team! view from balcony, beautiful, into the jungle! but not only the rooms, also the staff was...

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Thank Priska J
Sherwood, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The beds were huge and very comfortable. Food was great. Shower was hot. Didn't use pool or fitness center, but they looked great! Everything looked new and well taken care of. Beautiful setting. Overall great place!

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

In a month of travel and staying in nine different lodges/accommodations, Kitela Lodge was certainly our favorite for many reasons. The beautiful rooms, fresh food grown organically on site and the amazing staff made us wish we had more than 2 nights there. Susan Humphrey, Shariffa, Nimrod and Ayubu are as wonderful, helpful, and kind as they get. We LOVED...

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kitela Lodge, responded to this review

Hi,Cheryl Thank you so much for this glowing review .We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Kitela Lodge .Our team works hard to ensure every guest is able to unwind and enjoy our beautiful property . I will certainly pass along your very kind comments to the names above and all other staff's who make's...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KaratuNestle in the foothills of the famous Ngorongoro Highlands. Framed by majestic mountain scenery, this luxury lodge is set amounts beautiful gardens and working coffee farm. 20 rooms all with views over the farm plantation and dramatic back drop of the Ngorongoro Crater forests.Guest can combine luxurious country living with activities offered by Ngorongoro Conservation Area or simply relaxing by the pool and enjoying the hospitality of our friendly and welcoming staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kitela Lodge

Address: Tloma Road, Karatu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Karatu
Price Range: $638 - $867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kitela Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Kitela Lodge Tanzania/Karatu
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