Set high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the Serengeti, this lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture and world-class style. Winner of numerous awards from the world travel press, it is perhaps the finest venue the Serengeti has to offer.Centrally located adjacent to the famous Western Corridor and Grumeti River, the lodge has been designed to blend completely into the living landscape. A series of traditional domed "rondavels" are widely spaced throughout the grounds, which are cooled by groves of acacia trees and watered by sparkling streams. On the very edge of the ridge is a 'vanishing horizon" pool, which looks out over the "endless plains" after which the Serengeti is named.Each charmingly presented room is accommodated in a two-storey (one up, one down) stone-built, traditionally-thatched ‘Rondavel'. Looking out over the plains, each has its own private balcony, private entrance, spacious bedroom, natural stone bathroom and intricately carved furniture.Situated close to the world-famous 2-million-year-old paleolithic site of Ol Duvai, "birthplace of mankind", the lodge has been styled to offer a showcase of cultural performance, heritage and traditional art, which is best illustrated by the lavish Makonde carvings which decorate both the rooms and the stunning domed dining room.As for wildlife, the Serengeti National Park offers not only all the members of "The Big Five" (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo), but also the annual "migration" of over one million wildebeest and their attendant cast of predators.
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The Lodge is in the Serengeti National Park, 335 kms from Arusha.The majority of visitors arrive by air, using the busy airstrip at the Seronera headquarters (30km from the Lodge). There are also daily flights to several other airstrips to include: Grumeti, Serengeti South and Lobo.Road access from Arusha is via the Naabi Hill Gate at the south-eastern edge of the park. Naabi Gate is 75 kms from Seronera. Ndabaki Gate is about 140 km northeast of Mwanza along the Mwanza-Musoma road and gives direct access to the Western Corridor. The road from Ndabaka to Seronera is in good condition and should take around 2-3 hours. Petrol points en route from Arusha include Makuyuni, Mto wa Mbu and Karatu. Petrol is also usually available at Ngorongoro Crater Park Village.
Directions to Hotel
By road: transfers by road from Arusha take approximately 8 hours. By air: the airstrip is adjacent to the lodge and a ‘meet and greet' and transfer service is offered.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Business Center
- - Meeting Space
- - Executive Retreat
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - High Speed Internet
- - Child Programs
- - Pool, Outdoor
- - Ecological Tourism
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