Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Similarly to other Serena Hotels this facility is more reliable than exciting, with outstandingly nice staff and high quality service. The Rooms are comfortable and very clean while the food is amazingly delicious. Found on the fringe of the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and presenting breathtaking vistas of Lake Manyara, Manyara Serena is a true African-fashioned safari lodge. Well suited for families that wish to enjoy the wildlife as well as the tranquility of this area, Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge provides a genuinely impressive safari escape in beautiful traditional ‘rondavel’ cottages positioned over the fringe of the cliff. The region is habitat to a number of wildlife, noticeably of which are the well known tree climbing lions, plus an amazing assortment of bird species. Set out for a thrilling game drive accompanied by our well experienced guide to explore this wilderness.


Canoeing, Forest walks plus mountain biking will keep certainly keep the adventurous travelers really busy. You will also have the opportunity to visit one of the local villages an this will certainly be a memorable cultural experience. After strolling through the village and interacting with the locals, you will have a wonderful lunch at a clearing in the banana plantations. The lodge welcomes children of all age groups and provides various board games, educational activities, sports plus game drives, to guarantee that the entire family is well entertained. You may as well request for baby sitter services whenever you want during the day in case you feel like having some quiet time or an intimate bush meals away from the baby.


Lake Manyara Serena is very comfortable, although not a very exciting hotel; however it has one of the finest swimming pools. In addition there are perhaps the best vistas of Lake Manyara as well as the quickest access to Serengeti Park to take game drives.

Manyara Serena can be reached from the tourist town of Arusha and it is very near Lake Manyara National Park. It is found on the peak of the Great Rift Valley escarpment looking over the northern side of Lake Manyara.

If you prefer smaller camps then Gibb’s Farm and Plantation Lodge in Karatu are probably a better bet. However, there are a couple of things about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge that are outstanding. The first is the stupendous view of Lake Manyara itself. You are literally right on the edge of the escarpment and below you the ground falls away over 1000ft to the bottom of the rift valley floor. Add to that the second thing, which is the swimming pool at Serena Lodge, right on the edge of the rift and you can see that there aren’t many better places to while away an afternoon, particularly if you have children with you.

The Rates offered here are on full board basis within standard rooms and they include taxes, however net of holiday supplements
the Rates are not inclusive of park entrance fees.

RATE for Children
this greatly depends on travels in the high season
offered for a child of 2 to 12 years sharing a room with (an) adults. Children under 2 years are not charged.
Please feel free to contact us for a better price quote for your child

Reservations may be canceled, or reduced in number or even shorten the duration of your stay, and all this will be subject to the cancellation charges basing on the season of your reservation.

Please keep in mind that Prices plus availability of accommodation are subject to change without earlier notice due to seasonal fluctuations, currency and tax
the Park gate opens at 6:00am and closes at 6:00pm every day

check-in / check-out time

Check-in time is 1100hrs.
Earlier check-in will be priced as an addition extra night.
In case of Late arrivals please inform management to avoid cancellation of your reservation.

Check-out time is at 1000hrs.
You can organize for Day rooms at an additional fee and these are available from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Usage of the Room after 6:00pm will be priced as a full night.

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