- Lodge type; Farm Lodge
- Location; Ngorongoro Area
- Lodge size; 23 rooms and suites
- Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
- Tour a coffee plantation
- Tour a local farm
- Game drives in Lake Manyara National Park
- Game drives in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Plantation Lodge, located a mere hop, skip and a jump away from the entrances of Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Lake Manyara National Park. The lodge is that ideal base for travelers to explore the region without breaking the bank.
Attention to detail is everywhere in this owner-run lodge, from the personalized service to the decor and furnishing all the way through to friendly smiles of the staff.
7 acres of beautifully maintained gardens surround the lodge that was originally an old farmhouse dating back to the German colonial era around 1890.
There is no room or suite is alike at Plantation Lodge, each one being individually decorated and all vary in actual size.
17 standard rooms are of a spacious nature featuring en-suite bathroom facilities with showers, king sized or single beds, a wood burning stove and a small verandah.
6 suites offer a more private feel while being larger in nature than that of a standard suite whilst offering similar amenities.
All of the fruit and vegetables are grown on the premises or sourced from local farmers. The chefs and kitchen staff at Plantation Lodge are well known some of the freshest and tastiest meals of any lodge in the area.
- Breakfasts are a combination of continental or full English
- Lunchtime, yummy al fresco dishes are served indoor or outdoor depending on what the weather is up too.
- Dinners are usually a four-course affair with a good selection of wine and beer on offer.
Out by the swimming pool one can relax, read, swim or even dream under the African sun on one of the many loungers. The main viewing veranda is were one gets that opportunity at the end of a long day of activities to sit back and relax while watching the setting sun.
A highlight of the lodge are those large tropical gardens with manicured lawns, one can wonder these gardens all day - birdlife is really good.
- Free WiFi internet access
- Laundry service
- Souvenir shop
- Swimming pool
- Massage, manicure and pedicure
- Afternoon tea, coffee and cake
Plantation Lodge is a stone's throw from the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Lake Manyara National Park, and of interest just a short journey from the Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks.
The Lodge is located in a farming district and offers local tours to coffee plantations and surrounding farms.
Centrally located resulting in the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding bushveld and attractions.
Plantation Lodge does welcome families with children of all ages, although the lodge does not especially cater for younger children though.
Massage treatments are on offer from the in-house masseuse should you require a bit of pampering.
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Tanzania Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season