Located 12 miles from Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge provides accommodations with a restaurant, a bar and room service for your convenience. The lodge features both WiFi and private parking free of charge. There's a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries in each unit, along with a hairdryer. A buffet, continental or Full English/Irish breakfast is available daily at the property. Lake Magadi is 13 miles from Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, while Olduvai Gorge Museum is 23 miles away. The nearest airport is Lake Manyara Airport, 37 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Ngorongoro
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Leticia
    Mexico Mexico
    Happy Staff, big bed, good view, good food , friendliness
  • Kevin
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Amazing amenities at a mindblowing location. Also the included food options were superb.
  • Aisha
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    The view was simply fascinating. The photos would never do the view justice, believe me! There is a moment of fascination the moment you see the crater view from the your room. I don't get these moments a lot. Staff is beyond friendly, like all...

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 12:00 to 18:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
From 10:00 to 11:00
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 of all ages are welcome.

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

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
$208 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
$312 per person, 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
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

-Kindly note that park fees are payable to park authorities upon arrival at the Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy gate.

-Please ensure you have your hotel voucher which is required before paying park fees.

-Park entry timings are strictly 6am - 6pm daily.

-Road or air transfers to the lodge can be arranged at a fee.

-Please get in touch with the lodge to arrange transfers at least 72hrs prior to your travel date.

-Travel related expenses are not included in the rate.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

  • Room options at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple

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

  • Yes, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is 3.7 miles from the center of Ngorongoro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • Guests staying at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet