Perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater at 2,286 meters above sea level (with a 600 m sheer drop down to the crater floor), the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge affords one of the greatest views of the crater. The lodge is a 3-hour drive from Arusha and 90 minutes from Manyara. The airstrip is only a 10-minute drive away. The Lodge is moderately priced, as it is with the other properties in the Wildlife Lodges chain.
NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Its 75 rooms have bathrooms en suite, and the lounge features a fireplace and panoramic windows which open on to a terrace serving as an observation deck for the crater below.
RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Empakai Bar: There is one bar open daily in the main lounge area. It has a warm and friendly atmosphere, very inviting on those chilly evenings at Ngorongoro Crater.
Rhino Restaurant: The restaurant provides three meals daily, although varied options are available dependent on occupancy, eg: bush dinner etc.
Menus are varied between buffet and a la carte depending on occupancy
OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
24 hour reception. Mailing Service, Currency exchange facilities, Fax and telephone, Major credit cards accepted, Game activities, TV lounge with selected, DSTV, , Nature walks and hikes, 24 hour security, Outdoor chess, Laundry facilities, Safes at reception, Cellphone reception, Nurse available for medical assistance, Airstrip nearby for domestic airlines, Bird Watching, and Babysitting by prior arrangement.