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Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is situated on the crater rim, with excellent views. The lodge feels small with clever positioning of its 92 suites. The views from the lodge and the pool, together with its excellent position for visiting the crater make this lodge an excellent place to stay. It is also unique in its positioning on the eastern side of the crater, offering spectacular views of the sun setting over its western rim.

Opened in 1992, and recently completely refurbished, the lodge can accommodate 190 guests in 92 suites, each enjoying wall-to-wall carpeting, central heating, a private lounge with a mini bar, a bedroom with two queen size beds and ample room for a third, an en-suite bathroom with shaver sockets and a hair dryer, and a private solarium which offers stunning views either down into the crater floor below or of the setting sun over the western horizon.

Our guest shops stock a wide selection of curios, gift items, clothing, film, sweets, postcards, personal requisites and toiletries. A swimming pool is situated on the very edge of the crater itself and the water is bracing, even invigorating to say the least, at any time of year. However, for those who would prefer the warmth of a shower or bath in their suite, the pool is a perfect area to unwind and relax while enjoying the views of the crater floor below or of the sunsets in the evenings.

Pictures of the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge