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Located in Ngorongoro, 11 miles from Ngorongoro Crater, Lions Paw Ngorongoro provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a restaurant. Providing a bar, the property is located within 15 miles of Lake Magadi. Rooms are equipped with a patio. At the hotel, every room includes a desk. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Lions Paw Ngorongoro also provide guests with free WiFi, while some rooms will provide you with a balcony. At the accommodation every room has bed linen and towels. Lions Paw Ngorongoro has a sun terrace. The nearest airport is Lake Manyara Airport, 41 miles from the hotel.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Lane
    United States of America United States of America
    The property is lovely. The staff are so accommodating. Excellent food. Amazing service. Too much money and I hope that they can help the maasai community more where the lodge is located. They receive no benefit from giving up their land for the...
  • Mary
    United States of America United States of America
    The location is excellent for entering the crater, but it is very remote. We arrived from Arusha after an arduous drive with our guide.
  • Rasa
    Kenya Kenya
    Beautifully designed place on the top of the rim of Ngorongoro crater in the magic Black Acacia forest. Perfect location, warmest and most helpful staff. Very good quality accomodation!

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • Italian • Local • International • European • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of Lions Paw Ngorongoro
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Wake-up service
    • Car rental
    • Packed lunches
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • 24-hour security
    • Convenience store on site
    • Mosquito net
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Swahili

    House rules
    Lions Paw Ngorongoro takes special requests – add in the next step!

    From 14:00 to 20:00
    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
    From 6:00 to 10:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 5 are welcome.

    Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    5 years old
    Extra bed upon request
    Crib upon request
    6 - 15 years
    Extra bed upon request
    $220 per child, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction
    There's no age requirement for check-in
    Pets are not allowed.
    Accepted payment methods

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Lions Paw Ngorongoro of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    FAQs about Lions Paw Ngorongoro

    • Lions Paw Ngorongoro is 13 miles from the center of Ngorongoro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Lions Paw Ngorongoro offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Walking tours
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Spa facilities
      • Happy hour
      • Game drives
      • Cooking class
      • Entertainment staff

    • Yes, Lions Paw Ngorongoro is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at Lions Paw Ngorongoro include:

      • Family
      • Twin
      • Double

    • Check-in at Lions Paw Ngorongoro is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Lions Paw Ngorongoro may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Lions Paw Ngorongoro has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant