SUMMARY – MELIÁ HOTELS INTERNATIONAL OPENS THE NGORONGORO LODGE MELIÁ COLLECTION IN TANZANIA. THE LODGE OFFERS UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES, CULTURAL IMMERSION, AND TOP-NOTCH AMENITIES.
Meliá Hotels International, Spain’s leading hotel company, proudly unveils the Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection. This newly renovated property in northern Tanzania is the brand’s fourth venture in Africa, joining The Meliá Collection—an exclusive group of hotels with distinctive personalities.
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection: A Harmonious Blend of Luxury and Environmental Respect
Ngorongoro Lodge’s design pays homage to its exceptional surroundings within the protected Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Spanning 26,247 square feet, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features an awe-inspiring 1,969 feet deep crater and is home to over 25,000 wild animals and various hominid species.
Meliá Hotels International prioritizes sustainability and cultural preservation in the hotel’s complete renovation. Moreover, the hotel embraces modern infrared technology, achieving 90% energy self-sufficiency and upholds a commitment to the Maasai tribe’s heritage. A 95% of products are sourced from neighboring villages, and the hotel produces its own water via a bottling plant.
An Exquisite Stay Amidst Nature’s Grandeur
The hotel boasts 56 guestrooms, including six suites, 17 junior suites, and one villa, each offering stunning views of the Ngorongoro Crater—the world’s largest volcanic caldera. Additionally, guestrooms and public spaces showcase earthy furnishings and a neutral color palette inspired by the Maasai culture, adorned with traditional patterns and artwork from neighboring villages.
Ngorongoro Lodge offers a range of unique tours, exhibitions, and excursions that immerse guests in Tanzania’s natural beauty. Embark on a thrilling Game Drive to witness extraordinary wildlife like wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles. Explore the rich Maasai culture through traditional dances, crafts, and local cuisine. Or take to the skies with a Balloon Safari, beholding the Ndutu Region’s enchanting scenery from above.
A Luxurious Tanzanian Expedition
For those seeking a comprehensive Tanzanian adventure, Meliá Hotels International offers an exclusive 6-day, 5-night itinerary. Starting at Gran Meliá Arusha with mesmerizing views of Mount Meru, travelers will proceed to Ngorongoro Lodge for a two-night Game Drive experience. The journey continues to Meliá Serengeti Lodge, surrounded by wildlife and vast landscapes. For a perfect finale, guests can unwind on Zanzibar Island at Meliá Zanzíbar’s pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters.
At Ngorongoro Lodge, guests can savor a delightful blend of traditional African and Asian-inspired cuisine. Local fish, poultry, and Tanzanian delicacies create a memorable dining experience, while The Crater Lounge offers a serene setting to enjoy East African wines, cocktails, and refreshing fruit blends as you watch the sunset.