Plantation Lodge


Set amongst rolling, auburn hills, the Plantation Lodge is like a green oasis floating in the vastness and tranquillity of eastern Africa near the Ngorogoro Crater.


The individually designed rooms and suites radiate an ambience of peace and quiet and integrate harmoniously into the flowering gardens. The Plantation Lodge, run by the owners, certainly has flair.


A caring hand is present in every one of the many small details that set the lodge apart. The furniture was handpicked and the immensely read more » friendly service leaves nothing to be desired.


The superb location allows for excellent safaris. The entrance to the famous Ngorogoro Crater is just a stone’s throw away and the national parks Tarangire and Lake Manyara are just around the corner. The Serengeti on your doorstep!


The Plantation Lodge sits amidst a lush garden featuring thousands of flowers, scrubs and trees. Despite being overwhelmingly beautiful, the garden is the perfect place to breathe freely again, casting off the stress and tension of everyday life.


One of the best in Tanzania, the Plantation’s cuisine has earned a reputation for the amazing freshness and variety of the ingredients. The chefs run a vegetable patch and all veggies, salad, herbs and fruits are from the lodge’s gardens.


The cuisine’s specialities are healthy, tasty and untreated without exception. You may indulge in the culinary delights to you heart’s content. A select wine from the Plantation’s wine cellar complements the exquisite dinners.


The delicious lunch is served open-air. However, the helpful service team is also delighted to serve you coffee and cake at the picturesque tables set in the gardens in the afternoon.


Would you care for a drink before dinner? Having spent an eventful day in the bush, the bar is a popular place to meet over one or two drinks. A cocktail mixed to perfection or a glass of select South African wine easily stimulate conversation.


Meet the other guests, share stories from Africa or simply relax, chatting and sipping your drink. Thankfully, time runs at a different pace in the African wilderness.


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Residing at the luxurious Plantation Lodge is synonymous to emerging oneself in a different world – one that is characterised by peace and quiet and supreme relaxation.


The lodge’s sixteen rooms read more » are generously spread out among the lush gardens and many feature direct access to the grounds. Individuality is the keyword: every room is decked out in a different style, small details and fresh flowers accentuating a personal note.


The room service is equally detailed. The Plantation Lodge’s so-called room maids take pride in taking extra good care of their guest’s home away from home.


The Jacaranda or Honeymoon Suite lies at a little distance from the other rooms. It features an especially stunning view: Both the bedroom and the fireplace room look out onto a particularly gorgeous part of the grounds.


The Jacaranda Suite furthermore features a finely appointed and tastefully designed bathroom. Next to the front door, a terrace invites you to while away a few hours in sweet idleness or to read a good book or write postcards.


The suites “Coffee House”, “Kent” and “Blue Mountain” are each a piece of art – stylish and comfortable at once. The fireplace room opens onto the terrace and the garden. The airy bedroom has access to a veranda complete with two deckchairs.


The great attention to detail and the honed intuition for harmonious compositions of furniture and accessories are the distinguishing feature of these cosy luxury accommodations.


The Garden House is extra spacious: The lavish house offers four bedrooms on two storeys. Families and groups of friends are perfectly accommodated at the Garden House.


The upper storey fireplace room features a cosy seating area and the stairwell down to the heart and soul of the Garden House: the large dining room with an extravagant dining table.


However, it is not only the interior design that inspires. The veranda commands a breathtaking view of the picturesque landscape. A drink in hand, settle down to watch the sun sink behind the rolling hills.


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The Plantation Lodge is perfectly situated for excursions to the Ngorogoro Carter, the Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara or the Tangerine National Park. Therefore, the lodge is able to offer its guests read more » an incredibly diverse activity programme.


Most of the guests settle down comfortably and in all style for various days at the Plantation Lodge. With so much to do near the lodge, the Plantation serves as a perfect basis.


The Plantation Lodge’s management organises the exciting game drives and appoints the qualified guides and rangers, the best of their profession. Alternatively, a private guide can take you on a tailor-made discovery tour through all of Tanzania.


Just the hotel ground’s many attractions and wildlife are already worth exploring. The lush gardens attract prolific birdlife. Colourful species like the Fischer’s Lovebird or the Variable Sunbird are some of the regulars dropping by. The rangers can take you around the garden, pointing out interesting facts on the birds and plants.


Safaris are not the only thing Tanzania has to offer. Tour one of the country’s coffee plantations for an interesting insight into this important export product. Tanzania enjoys an excellent reputation for the quality of its coffee.


The nearby plantation is within walking distance. Your guide will explain the entire process starting with the coffee seedling, describing harvesting, drying and roasting and finishing with a cup of freshly brewed coffee.


The days at the Plantation Lodge tend to be filled with many new impressions; a lot of the time is spent out and about. However, you can always return to your comfortable lodge for a well-earned rest. Maybe treat yourself to a professional massage, both relaxing and revitalising.


Many elements, the very diverse activity’s programme and the luxurious accommodation to name just two, come together to make your stay at the Plantation Lodge unforgettable – promised!


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