The Retreat at Ngorongoro

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The Retreat at Ngorongoro overlooks the magnificent Ngorongoro forest near Tanzania Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi.

This retreat in East Africa is an ideal destination for travellers who wish to relax and enjoy nature at its best. Offering twenty-seven well-appointed cottages and a beautifully landscaped garden, travellers are ensured tranquillity and space during their stay.

The cottages are well-appointed and tastefully decorated featuring en-suite bathrooms, dressing areas, comfortable bedrooms, as well as a deck.

Nestled within 30 acres of lush vegetation with an abundance of birdlife, The Retreat at Ngorongoro offers guests exciting activities, memorable excursions and convenient facilities.

The orchard and vegetable garden can be visited by guests from where the hotel uses its fresh produce for the delicious meals on offer. The Nest Bar and Lounge is a beautiful lounge which is decorated in a lovely nest and bird theme.

Situated in the Tloma area with great views over the famous Ngorongoro Forest about 140km southwest of Tanzania's town of Arusha, the retreat allows travellers easy access to the Lake Manyara National Park, to the Lake Eyasi area as well as to the Ngorongoro crater.

Room types:

  • Eight interconnected rooms (twin and double rooms)
  • One family suite (2 double rooms and shared living space)
  • 17 twin rooms (one king and queen beds).

Cottage features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Viewing deck overlooking the Ngorongoro forest
  • WIFI.

Facilities and services:

  • Visa and MasterCard accepted
  • Gift Shop
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • The Scavenger Meeting room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jogging trail- 1200metres jogging trail
  • Orchard and vegetable garden
  • Amphitheatre
  • The Lake
  • The Nest Bar and Lounge
  • Kipepeo restaurant
  • The Pool Bar.

Activities and tours:

  • Walking through the hotel's immaculate gardens and forest
  • Guided walk to Ngorongoro Forest (rainforest and waterfalls)
  • Walk/bike around the village
  • Bird watching around the lodge.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Lounge
  • Viewing Deck
  • WIFI

Facilities Available at The Retreat at Ngorongoro

  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about The Retreat at Ngorongoro
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Retreat at Ngorongoro are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is The Retreat at Ngorongoro located?
The Retreat at Ngorongoro is located at the following location / address: Ngorongoro Forest.