Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
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.
- 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
"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."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Star Gazing/Star Bed
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Holiday to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
The rooms at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge all overlook the crater and below you can see the diversity of the landscape, forest and a huge sulphur lake and the open plains. I was blown away with the architecture and décor, it really is something from another era, a bit eclectic but amazing. The room wa…Read full review
Holiday to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
*** Excellent+ ***. Out of Africa meets Versailles for sure, have never stayed anywhere like this before, my mouth fell open when I saw our room. Views fantastic and food here was the best of the three places we stayed at. I see why Jamie suggested we go here after Serengiti Under Canvas, luxury…Read full review
Family holiday to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Amazing ecosyteme... The early morning descent into the crater was gobsmacking...the light was so beautiful. The lodge is absolutely out of this world. You would dream to live there the rest of your life. Pristine service like the other two lodges before and lovely people. We had long converstaion …Read full review
Honeymoon to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Wonderful experience. A beautiful lodge with wonderful food. Game viewing was very good but the business of the crater does detract from the experience slightly - but that is waht it is and we understand that!Read full review