Manyara Best View Lodge

Located atop the Rift Valley escarpment, this luxurious lodge with its en-suite facilities offers beautiful views of the Rift valley stretching across East Africa, Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro which can be seen on a clear day, Lake Manyara, some small villages and banana plantations which look distinctly spectacular, all from one single location. Hence the name ‘Best View’. You may enjoy sumptuous meals and beverages from their restaurant, bar and lounge, relax in the outdoor swimming pool or undertake various activities offered by the lodge.


  • Quadruple Room - USD 332 to USD 994 per night
  • Single Room - USD 166 to USD 288 per night
  • Double Room - USD 185 to USD 552 per night
  • Triple Room - USD 257 to USD 773 per night


Located towards the northern part of the lake and Karatu-Mto Wa Mbu road by extension, it is just a 20 minute drive towards the entrance gate of Lake Manyara national park and just 3km away from Lake Manyara airport.

Staying at Manyara Best View Lodge

There are Silver rooms, Golden rooms and Platinum rooms available.

1) Silver room -King-sized bed with 2 single beds. -Toilet and shower -Luxurious interior -High standard mattress. -Morning coffee/tea while enjoying sunrise from the private veranda

2) Golden room Extra amenities as compared to Silver room -Faces escarpment to the left and Lake Manyara to the right -Has an outdoor shower -Rooms are more luxurious

3) Platinum room Extra amenities as compared to Golden room -Best views -Rooms are more luxurious -Butler service -Complimentary wine -Private area with own bush -Private bush bathtub


As mentioned in the description, the lodge offers incredible views of various infamous destinations. In addition, - the entrance with an open lodge followed by a garden leading towards the infinity pool on top of the terrace is a beauty in itself. - the rooms with their private verandas offer distinguished views depending on room type. The morning sunrise while you enjoy a cup of tea/coffee is much loved by the guests. As the room type is upgraded, it offers much wider views of the surrounding areas like the lake and escarpment. - the dining room offers a view of the infinity pool. Enjoy a glass of cocktail while you relax in the pool.

Surrounding wilderness level

Moderate - You are still in the wilderness but the amount of wildlife around the camp is not quite high and you might not get to hear them through the night on all days.

Food (based on clients feedback)

The food has been rated well by most clients.


  • Airport transportation
  • Conference facilities
  • Wifi
  • Infinity pool
  • Bar / lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Complimentary tea
  • Complimentary welcome drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Wine / champagne
  • Poolside bar
  • Entertainment staff
  • Car hire
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Mosquito net
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Sun terrace
  • First aid kit
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Laundry service
  • Gift shop


  • Walking tours
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle tours

Watch out for

  • Beware of scorpions.
  • Wi-Fi may not be available in the rooms. The main lodge has a good connection.

Location on map

Drive time from points of interest

  • From Tarangire gate - 1 hr 20 min
  • From Lake Manyara gate - 20 min
  • From Karatu - 40 min
  • From Ngorongoro gate (lodoare) - 1 hr
  • From Ngorongoro crater floor - 2 hr 15 min
  • From Serengeti gate (Naabi hill) - 3 hr
  • From Central Serengeti (Seronera) - 3 hr 50 min
  • From Arusha city center - 2 hr 30 min
  • From Kilimanjaro airport - 3 hr 15 min


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