Plantation Lodge is a short drive from the bustling market town of Karatu, owner-run and is a calm and elegant sanctuary from the dusty business of a safari. Just an hour and a half from the crater rim and only 45 minutes to Lake Manyara makes this the perfect base. Rolling lawns, the scent and colours of the flower gardens, discreet service, a lovely pool and a massage contribute to a refreshing stay.
The 23 individually decorated rooms and five spacious, stylish suites are well-spaced in the attractive gardens. Families or small groups can enjoy the four bedroom, double-storey Garden House with its verandah offering magnificent views of the hills. Meals are fresh and varied with some produce coming from the Plantation Lodge gardens.
Plantation lodge is an experience I would recommend everyone who can to enjoy. It truly is an “Out of Africa” experience.
February 22, 2013
Plantation Lodge – Super, comfortable hotel. Spent quite a while chatting to the owner and liked her very much. We felt real thought and effort was being put in.
Anthony and Caroline Scottgall
January 1, 2012
This must be the best place to stay in the Ngorongoro Crater area. It's excellent!
Author: J Cameron
February 28, 2011
Plantation Lodge is a place with lots of atmosphere, in a wonderful setting. Staff were all helpful.
Author: P Ashton
January 31, 2011
Delicious lunch boxes provided by lodge! Beautiful gardens and settings. Much attention paid to requirements.
Author: P Webb
September 29, 2010
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