andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Overview of andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Where better to situate a lodge than by the Ngorongoro Crater, home to the black rhino – and numerous other enchanting wildlife species? Contrast the ancient caldera, estimated to be around 3 million years old, with our modern establishment, elegant and stylish but still with a nod to African traditions.

At andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge you can relax in luxury, enjoying a massage or spa treatment in your room. And when you want to get active, a range of exciting excursions and activities await you.

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Rooms at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, with its 30 luxury suites, is neatly divided into three camps. Each camp has its dining and sitting areas. In total, we offer 30 grass-roofed suites. Delightful touches, such as a fireplace and coffee station, will enhance your stay here.
A sitting area is provided for you to relax, an easy task in this intimate setting. Step outside, and you can draw breath as you are stunned again by the incredible crater as it unfolds before you.
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Dining at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Our food is delicious, carefully crafted, and served with pride. Special dietary requirements can be fulfilled on request.

And as an option, you can also choose to dine beneath the star-filled African skies. andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge’s food is delicious, designed, and delivered by our expert kitchen crew.

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Facilities at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

  • 24h-Electricity
  • Baby cot
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Bedside lamps
  • Chair
  • Chalet
  • Clothes rack
  • Deluxe room
  • Digital safe
  • Double room
  • Dressing table
  • Extra bed
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Flushable en-suite toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Hand towel
  • Indoor room seating area
  • Insect repellant 
  • Interconnected rooms
  • Kettle 
  • Luggage stand 
  • Minibar
  • Mosquito net 
  • Outdoor room seating area
  • Room service 
  • Single room
  • Suite
  • Toiletries
  • Torch
  • Towels
  • Triple rooms
  • Twin room
  • Umbrella 
  • Wake-up call
  • Wardrobe with hangers 
  • Water bottles 
  • Whistle 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Writing desk
  • À la carte
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • All-Inclusive 
  • Bar
  • Buffet 
  • Cake 
  • Champagne
  • Full board
  • Indoor dining area
  • Kid meals 
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunchboxes
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service 
  • Tea and Coffee maker
  • Wine
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Hand wash
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Sanitizing
  • Shoe cleaning
  • Sun-Dried
  • 24-Hour security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Digital safe
  • Escort guards
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Maasai security guards
  • Radio call
  • Security alarm
  • Torch
  • Balcony
  • Coffee plantation views
  • Forest view
  • Garden
  • Garden view
  • Landscape view
  • Mountain views
  • Nearby coffee plantation
  • Nearby forest
  • Sun deck
  • Sunrise view
  • Sunset view 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Wildlife View
  • Cash payment
  • Credit card payment 
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift Shop
  • Massage
  • Wi-Fi
Disclaimer:  Some of the above services may have an additional charge.

Activities in andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

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FAQs for andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

You have questions, many questions. With over 35 years of experience, we at Easy Travel believe we have the answers.

Consistently recognized as one of the world’s most luxurious and elegant places to stay, andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is situated right on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, offering unbeatable views of one of the natural wonders of the world.

Some airlines operate twice-daily scheduled flights from Arusha to Lake Manyara Airstrip. Then you would transfer from the airstrip to the lodge, which takes approximately 1½ hours.

Included in the rates are your accommodation, three daily meals, soft drinks, house wine, local beers and spirits (excludes premium brands, champagne, etc.), tea and coffee, limited laundry service, child children’s program, and emergency medical evacuation insurance. In addition, soft drinks on game drives, use of binoculars, and game drive on the crater floor for those guests on the ‘game package.’ Refreshments on game drives (game package)

Yes, the andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge caters to families. Children are very welcome.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the guest suites only. 

Yes, there is an outdoor fireplace, which the staff will light in the evening. You can enjoy a refreshing drink here.


The following can be arranged at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, some at extra cost: game drives, balloon safari, bush dinner, bush lunch, yoga, and sundowner.

Amenities include a personal bar, coffee station, wood fire, shower, safe, sitting area, and hairdryer.

Guests are always advised to drink bottled water at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and use the water in the taps for showers and washing. Use bottled water for cleaning your teeth, too.

A limited laundry service is available and is included in the lodge rate. 

Yes, with advance notice, we can cater to most dietary requirements. andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge can cater to these, and we recommend that you stress your needs on arrival at the lodge. 

Gratuities are entirely discretionary. A ‘tipping box’ is available if you want to give a gratuity and any tips received are then shared amongst the lodge staff. We advise that you make your contribution at the time of your check-out.

No, mosquito net is required at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge; due to our high altitude, there are no mosquitoes at the lodge.

Yes, the andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge provides hot water for showers. 

It is useful to arrive at the lodge with sufficient cash to pay for extra drinks and staff gratuities. Banknotes such as 5-dollar, 10, and 20-dollar bills are best. Poor network coverage in the park may mean the card machine is not always working. Most of the time, you can use US Dollars in Tanzania, particularly in tourist areas, and major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, lodges, and camps. However, we advise having some local currency on you if you want to purchase from a local shop. Major towns and airports have forex bureaus where you can exchange most major currencies such as US Dollars, British Pounds, Euros, etc. 

The following can be arranged; extra charges may apply: walks to view the crater, walk to Empakai crater, walk to Lake Eyasi, excursion to Olduvai Gorge and shifting sands, visit Hadzabe bushmen (hunter-gatherers), wellness treatments, crater blessing/weddings, visit local communities.

Check-in is from 14.00 hours, and check-out is by 10.00 hours.

Two rooms are accessible, although only with assistance (all rooms have stairs.) Note that the main public areas have stairs, too. Our North Camp has a small ramp to the main area. 

You will need a British Plug type G (BS 1363.) We can arrange a generator with prior notice to provide 24-hour electricity for guests with special medical requirements.

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