Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Located on the spectacular edge of the

Ngorongoro Crater

, with wide ranging breathtaking scenery of the crater floor, is the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Coated with the morning mist plus the thicker forest, this

beautiful stone lodge

blends nicely with the natural environment. As your vehicle moves over the rough road leading to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, you will be able to see the huge resident elephants that usually eat the leafy vegetation around the lodge.  

Much of the stonework on the outside is roofed in moss and ivy plus the gorgeous gardens surrounding the lodge boosts the lodge’s beauty. Spend some time and check out the prehistorically themed interior of this lodge, magnificently lit with lanterns plus firelight. The walk ways are embellished with

Maasai artifacts,

some wooden carvings plus tribal spears. Just as the jagged stucco walls within the main dining area stained with cave animal paintings each of the rooms is filled with similar charm.

At the end of a thrilling day’s adventure inside the


, you’ll sit around the comfy fireplace within the lounge where you will have the opportunity to interact with other guests at the lodge.  You will have a mouth watering buffet dinner inside the dining room accompanied by a variety of drinks.


Ngorongoro Serena Lodge consists of

75 pleasant huge rooms.

These rooms are elegant and nicely fitted with fashionable leather headboards, a nice writing desk with brass lamps plus nightstands. All the rooms feature a private clean bathroom with a beautiful mirror, a hairdryer plus a shower. The guest rooms at Serena lodge are nicely heated, offering exceedingly comfortable lodging that is temperature controlled irrespective of the high altitude of this facility and the resultant lower temperatures mainly in the night.  Each room’s highlight is the amazing stone terrace private to each room, offering far reaching views of the Ngorongoro Crater floor below plus the distant blue mountain ranges at times covered with fog.

The stunning wooden carvings, fashionable accessories plus the artifacts are attractively arranged in the lodge’s common places; in addition there is a well stocked gift-shop where you can purchase some nice souvenirs for relatives and buddies who weren’t part of this amazing adventure. The staff is outstandingly very friendly and welcoming and will eagerly do their best to ensure that you have a memorable stay here.


Ngorongoro Serena Lodge is found on the very edge of the globally well-known Ngorongoro Crater between Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park. It is located inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers a total area of 3000 square miles.

Food and Drink

The dishes and services offered at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge are outstanding. Breakfast is a lovely spread of buffet served in the dining room; in addition, picnic boxes for breakfast can be arranged for people leaving for game drives in the morning.

The best possible alternative for lunch is to take with you a picnic lunch box which you will enjoy on the Ngorongoro crater floor although back at the lodge, lunch is served at the dining area. Dinner at Serena lodge is another amazing wonder which includes a variety of food well prepared to suit the local and intercontinental themed menu. The buffet is presented and enjoyed in the dining room. In addition the lodge offers a variety of drinks including beers, wines and spirits at an additional price.

 Special Features

Internet access

A library having African literature and board games

Private game drives

Visit the renowned museum plus the archaeological site at Olduvai Gorge

Enjoy a cultural visit to Maasai boma

TVs within the main lounge

Picnic lunches

Housekeeping services (including laundry, shoeshine, valet, children’s menus, babysitting on demand)

Exciting cultural entertainment, incorporating traditional music plus dances

The rooms have Hairdryers plus telephones.


Beauty treatments, Herbal massage as well as hair styling.

24 hour electricity supply

Visit the peculiar shifting sands

Fully stocked gift shop plus a safari boutique

Medical back-up plus emergency evacuation services