The andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is set on the edge of the crater, providing spectacular views of one of the natural wonders of the world. Once a massive volcano and crater which is in the northern region of Tanzania represent the largest intact caldera in the world. The safari suites at Tanzania’s celebrated Crater Lodge offer design is inspired by the Maasai.
The rare black rhinos are home within the Crater’s rim; large tusked elephants wander its forests, lions stalk the vast grasslands, and the elegant flamingos crowd at the soda lakes. About 27 000 large mammals are home in the Ngorongoro Crater area, including a population of more than 6 030 resident wildebeest, 16 rare black rhino and around 70 lions. Cheetahs, as well as leopards, are can often be admired in the magnificent Lerai Forest.
Decadent dining rooms
Safari Shop offering local crafts
Located on the rim of the beautiful Crater
Spectacular Crater views from everywhere in the suites, including the bathroom
Rich wildlife experience on the Crater floor
Experience Maasai and cattle living among the wildlife
Fresh springs and large soda lake
Seasonal sightings of flamingo on the soda lake
Black rhino and magnificently tusked elephants
The high concentration of predators
Exceptional birding, including endemic top altitude species
Wildflowers in bloom on Crater floor from May to June
Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
17 miles / 28 km
Divided into 3 camps, North and South Camp have 12 suites each, while intimate Tree Camp has 6 suites. All 30 suites with banana leaf ceilings and grass roofs provide an intimate and exclusive experience. Each camp have an en suite bathroom and chandelier-lit bath-tub and shower; each sumptuous suite is discreetly tended by a personal butler, who will bring you tea in bed, stoke your fireplace and draw your bath, scattering the water with rose petals, ready for your enjoyment. The sumptuous colonial-style interiors combine silver, gold and ruby colors under banana-leaf ceilings and grass roofs, crystal chandeliers hang above large gilt mirrors reflecting carved Zanzibar wall paneling decorated with gold leaf. Huge bowls filled with long-stemmed red roses complement the Persian carpets and velvet bedspreads; antiques, plump cushions, voluptuous raw silk curtains and tall, leather-backed chairs complete the picture. This opulent design blends with African art elements in unexpected harmony.
30 suites / Maximum 60 guests
1 interleading family suite / Maximum 2 adults & 2 children (3 children on request)
Often described as the place where ‘Maasai meets Versailles’, each of the three camps offers its guest dining, lounge areas, and viewing decks. The unique domed dining room, with its fancy fireplace, the crystal, silver and massive wooden platters, makes every dining a special occasion.
PRIVATE BUTLERS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR EVERY WHIM
WELCOMING CHILD POLICY
ALL AGES WELCOME, INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO THE BUSH EARLY
FUN, INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES TO DISCOVER NEW EXPERIENCES AND CULTURES
TRANQUIL HOLISTIC MASSAGES IN THE QUIET OF YOUR ROOM
DISCOVER STUNNING TANZANITE JEWELLERY OF BLUE AND VIOLET HUES AND HANDCRAFTED ITEMS
BEAUTIFUL WINE STORE
WINE STORE OFFERS AN ELEGANT SETTING FOR DINNER
CONNECT WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD WITH NETWORK THROUGHOUT