Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge sits on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest volcanic crater on Earth. The lodge is built from local river stone and indigenous vines. It is designed to blend in with the surroundings completely and is almost perfectly hidden from the floor of the crater.
The lodge is linked by stone passages and timbered decks and it's walls are decorated with prehistoric cave paintings and lit by torches. The rooms all have their own rock-enclosed balcony and views of the crater below. There are 75 total rooms which are divided into 1 suite, 44 rooms with twin beds, 15 rooms with double beds and 15 rooms with triple beds.
Direct dial telephone and WiFi
Laundry, valet and shoeshine services
Mineral water and toiletries
Bathrobe and slippers
24-hour room service
Safe and hairdryers (from reception)
24-hour medical service
Children's meals, beds and babysitting
Facilities & Service
75 rock built rooms with panoramic private balconies
Rock built dining room and bar
Extensive viewing terraces
Game drives into the Crater
Wedding planning and honeymoon venue
Tented conference center
Extensive selection of sports and activities
Cultural dance and music
TV room with satellite TV
Breakfast and lunch
Buffet style with a wide range of international choices
Dinner menus feature a salad buffet, soup, entree, pudding, cheese and biscuts, tea and coffee.
Wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks
Their wine list is a broad selection of old and new world wines and local and imported beer and spirits.
The lodge has an expert who arranges breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails in the bush.
This was my first experience with Adventure Life - and I couldn't have been more pleased with the trip. The guides and local staff in both Buenos Aires and Uruguay were terrific - extremely helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed meeting the friendly staff in Buenos Aires in person (I left my bags with them for the afternoon).