Explore the Cradle of Mankind at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
The 74 guest rooms and one suite at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge blend the almost indescribable beauty and magnitude of the Ngorongoro Crater with unparalleled standards for comfort and service. Clinging to the Crater rim beneath river stone and a cloak of native vines, our accommodation is so seamlessly entwined with the landscape, guests can’t help but feel as one with the natural surroundings. With a private stone balcony opening onto the blue-green vastness of the Crater floor below, it’s like you’re living alone in the “cradle of mankind.”
Interiors feature brass lamps, embossed leather headboards, wildwood mirrors, Maasai carvings, and stylized cave paintings. They enhance the guest experience with modern comforts like complimentary wireless Internet and 24-hour room service.
With a private stone balcony opening onto the blue-green vastness of the Crater floor below, it’s like you’re living alone in the “cradle of mankind.”
The Main Restaurant at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is beautifully designed in the traditional style and décor of Tanzania to create an enchanting dining experience. Savor a delightful range of local and international cuisines crafted from the finest and freshest meats, produce and ingredients.
Featuring charming stone-built architecture, a glowing fireplace and walls adorned with prehistoric cave paintings and flickering torchlight, the elegant yet relaxed dining space is ideal for any taste and occasion. Floor-to-ceiling windows and double doors leading out on to an expansive terrace complement each meal with panoramic views of the Ngorongoro Crater.
They serve breakfast and lunch buffet-style and feature a wide range of international choices. In typical safari style, we offer a full English breakfast and European options while our lunch menus include meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian options. Our table d’hôte dinner menus feature a salad buffet, soup, entrée, pudding, cheese and biscuits, and tea or coffee. Vegetarian options are always available. Most of our meat and dairy products, and our fruits and vegetables, are sourced from local communities.
Kindly note that our restaurant caters to any special dietary requirements our guests may have.
• 75 rock-built rooms with panoramic private balconies
• Rock built dining room and bar with central fire
• Extensive viewing terraces
• Game drives into the Crater daily
• Wedding planning and honeymoon venue
• Gift shop and business centre
• Tented conference centre
• Extensive selection of sports and activities
• Cultural dance and music
• TV room with satellite TV
• Safe deposit box in room
• Coffee/tea maker station
• Telephone in room
At Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, our stunning setting on the rim of the ancient Ngorongoro Crater provides a gateway to unforgettable adventures and excursions. Enjoy a wide range of activities, from game drives on the Crater plains to guided nature walks, bush dining experiences, visits to Maasai villages and cattle markets, and much, much more.