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Gold List 2009

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Tel: 255 11 809 4300

This property's huts re-create the look of the mud-and-stick homes of the Masai. Accommodations are "beautifully integrated into the surroundings, each maximizing the view" of the UNESCO World Heritage Site crater. The "personal attention" of staff, from "the rose petals placed in a hot bath after safari to the fire built every night by your personal butler, will keep you coming back." Expect pan-African cuisine in the domed dining room.

(36 suites)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Game drives, Pool

Overall Score: 86.7

  • Rooms: 83.8
  • Service: 86.7
  • Food: 77.8
  • Location: 96.1
  • Design: 90.6
  • Activities: 85.2
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