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Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania
Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge is a spectacular African retreat on over 50 acres of untouched countryside in Tanzania. With the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro volcanic landscape as a backdrop, the boutique lodge features 20 log cabin-style suites in individual cottages. Expansive private viewing decks lead into beautifully furnished living spaces, all with open-air fireplaces and separate dining areas. The décor refects sophisticated European style blended seamlessly with indigenous African touches while modern amenities like wireless internet and gourmet coffee-making amenities ensure your comfort and care. The all-inclusive perks mean your time at Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge is truly relaxing, with breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, along with afternoon tea at the pool or lounge. The on-site Mvua African Rain Spa presents a menu of refreshing and revitalizing treatments featuring natural ingredients and locally sourced plants and fowers. Unwind after a day of exploring with a soothing massage, and let Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge make your experience truly sublime.
Discover the area's world-renowned landscapes and wildlife during your days with excursions and activities arranged by Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge's expert concierge and rangers. Game drives to the Ngorongoro Crater are unforgettable experiences, as safari vehicles take you inside the crater through lush forests and across the other-worldly crater floor. The Lake Manyara Safari starts with a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge before it winds through the dynamic landscapes of the African bush. Enjoy the adjacent game reserve's freely roaming wildlife, as elephants and buffalo graze and big cats lounge in the shade. Another fabulous attraction is the Olduvai Gorge, located near the Serengeti plains, where a canyon carved by water creates miles of breathtaking scenery. Further activities include visits to coffee farms, nature walks and more, so your time at Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge is sure to be filled with days of wonderment. Escape to Tanzania for your next vacation experience, and let Exploreans Ngorongoro Lodge make it the very best it can be.
Location of Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
Nearest Airport: JRO
Amenities for Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
- General Information
- 20 Cabins
- Outdoor Dining
- Room Service
- On-Site Amenities
- Spa on Property
- Laundry Service
- Butler Service
- Outdoor Pool
- In-Room Amenities
- In-Room Safes
- Mini Bar
- Coffee & Tea Facilities
- Private Terraces
- Work Desks
- Nature Walks
- Wildlife Viewing
- Game Drives
- Conference Facilities
- Active & Adventure
- All Inclusive
- Culture & Arts
- Lodges & Ranches
Reviews for Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
Neptune is visually appealing. The main lodge is rustic and luxurious, adorned with interesting, safari-themed artwork by Indian artists, and the grounds are awash in the natural colors of varied and plentiful flora set among meticulous landscaping along the slope of a lovely valley. The multi-room guest cabins are spacious and well-appointed with artwork, large outdoor decks, and, most notably, a double-sided fireplace facing both the main room and the bedroom. Curiously, there was no bath in our room, which seemed an odd omission. Nevertheless, we were quite comfortable, and the property is about as beautiful and well-maintained as a luxury lodge could be. Adding to the excellent first impressions, the General Manager greeted us upon our arrival, which is usually a reliable indication that the priority is on the guests, and we were served tea in a most elegant fashion. As can be imagined, everyone was accommodating with special requests, and the staff was respectable and polite. However, they seemed more robotic than free and spirited in the manner exhibited by the staffs at the other hotels/lodges/camps, perhaps the result of relentless training, if not stern management. We had no complaints of the staff, of course, as their behavior was perfectly fine, if stilted. Other small cracks in the facade of this beautiful lodge were the dining menu, which afforded limited food choices and small portions, and the juice served at breakfast, which seemed watered down, and quite a departure from the abundant fresh-squeezed juices available at other places. American Express is not accepted at Neptune, which was another odd exception. Finally, they forgot to put chicken in one of our lunchboxes, which was quite unexpected from a resort of that caliber. It was at this point that the distasteful effects of the cost-cutting in the details became clear. Overall, we are grateful for the hospitality we received at Neptune, and for the opportunity to enjoy the facilities, above all, so we could recommend it for all of the reasons mentioned above. Given the other excellent options in the area, however, we are unlikely to return.
Market-Maven-J - Pretoria, South Africa
We did an 8 week trip in East Africa and staying here was one of the top highlights for me. The lodge is stunning, right down to every detail. We loved our huge suite, with its two fireplaces (which they lit for us every evening!), beautiful furnishings and walk in shower. Our balcony was the perfect place to wind down with a cocktail or tea overlooking the beautiful wilderness. To top it all off, one afternoon a family of six elephants walked underneath our balcony! The staff was incredibly attentive, in a kind, genuine way, and they were never intrusive. The meals were realy delicious and the portions incredibly generous. I would 100% stay here again and really recommend it, it's an experience you won't forget!
907ALD123 - London, United Kingdom
We stayed here during a safari journey in East Africa in January 2018. Amongst a group of lovely places we stayed during our journey, the Neptune Ngorongoro was exceptional. I would say that it is as wonderful place as we have stayed anywhere ever. Beautiful lodge, gorgeous cabin with separate and large living area and huge balcony area, tastefully furnished, wonderful food, special ambience throughout, stunning outlook and environment, superb swimming pool area, peaceful, tranquil, friendly and helpful staff, I just wish we had been able to stay longer. I give this place the highest recommendation possible (and with special thanks to the GM, Manoj, and his team for looking after us so perfectly and graciously).
Browns30 - Auckland Central, New Zealand
The Neptune lodge is UNREAL - we couldn't even believe it when we checked in. The Ngorongoro is, hands down, the most beautiful place we've ever been to and staying near the rim was amazing. Everyone was so kind and friendly: Hussein, Mary, Mr Manoj, Emmanuel, Glory + Tumayne were wonderful and made sure we were well taken care of. My husband and I traveled here in August '16 before having children and we have so many special memories from this trip. The rooms + views were gorgeous and we DID NOT WANT TO LEAVE!
No doubt. We both agree - my wife and I. This is the best property we have ever had the privilege to stay at. We have visited over 40 countries in the last 18 years. There is nothing but praise for the staff, the manager, the gorgeously groomed grounds, the location, the cuisine and the spacious and beautifully appointed cottages. We had the fortune to spend 4 days and 4 nights there. Nothing but sweetness from the staff, who cater to your every whim with a smile and "Jambo." It is not only a 5 star resort but the true Tanzanite gem!