Country Lodge Karatu sits within five acres nestled on the edge of Karatu town, surrounded by rolling plains reaching up to the coffee hills of Oldeani and the forests’ of Ngorongoro. Garden paths led to eleven double cottages surrounded by green lawns, hedged by brightly flowered bougainvillaea, tropical plants and trees. Birds and butterflies feel right at home in the garden, as you will in our lodgings.
Located on the outskirts of Karatu, a quaint country town on the Great Escarpment, midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Country Lodge is situated in the centre of Northern Tanzania’s green belt district and farming community.
Country Lodge Karatu symbolizes simple country comforts, providing pleasant and affordable lodging in the heart of Tanzania’s rich and scenic highlands. We are the ideal ‘Stepping Stone’ for safaris into Ngorongoro Crater and beyond, as well as other travellers visiting the area.
Accommodation and Meals
Set within a 5-acre land, next to its sister lodge, Bougainvillea, Country Lodge Karatu has 22 rooms in eleven cottages house two rooms each (Both king sized beds and twin bedrooms are available and they also provide triple bedrooms) . Country Lodge cottages are surrounded by green lawns and beautiful tropical gardens. The 22 rooms are furnished with king and twin beds (with space for a third bed), mosquito netting, bedside tables & lamps, and writing desk & chair.
Facilities & Services: The main building at Country Lodge Karatu houses the reception and a high ceiling bar, lounge with fi replace, and dining room serving freshly cooked meals using locally produced ingredients. There is a gift shop, internet facility, a swimming pool, and outside seating so you can enjoy the garden’s breeze whilst having a refreshing drink. Activities that can be organised from the lodge include a visit to nearby waterfalls, a coffee plantation tour, walks in neighbouring villages, and a visit to Karatu town and the local market