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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

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andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is perched on the edge of the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. It lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which covers more than 8 000 square km of pristine African wilderness. The Crater is home to an estimated 25 000 large mammals including wildebeest, rare black rhino, lion and giant tusked elephant.

Offering unbeatable views Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is consistently recognised as one if the world's most luxurious and elegant places to stay.The lodge consists of 3 adjacent camps with 30 Maasai-inspired suites perched on stilts on the rim of the Crater. Each camp has its own guest sitting and dining areas, as well as viewing decks. Each suite is adorned with graceful antiques, grand chandeliers and elegant African treasures. The bedroom, sitting room and ensuite bathroom boast floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the magnificent Crater below. Personal butlers are on hand to cater for each guest's every need.

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  • Ultra-luxurious suites with personal butlers
  • Eclectic, fantastical architecture and decor
  • Arguably one of the best views in Africa
  • Steeped in romance with Crater sunsets and bathtubs with a view
  • Big 5 and iconic wildlife encounters

At a glance

  • 30 Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive

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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Enjoy a lunch banquet in an ancient volcano. A gourmet feast will be served to you in a private picnic spot on the Ngorongoro Crater floor."

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