"This lodge was worth every penny! It has beautiful little individual lodges tucked away from the hustle of Karatu and had beautiful greenery everywhere. Dinner and breakfast were spot on. I just wish I had longer to stay there and enjoy it! Very relaxing."
Rachel N
"Very close to Karatu, yet you felt like you were far from any city. The grounds were beautifully manicured. Our room was very large with comfortable beds and a warm shower. We were well taken care of by the staff and the meals were delicious. Maybe the best on our entire trip."
Diane C


Octagon Lodge is a family-owned lodge situated between the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater and majestic Lake Manyara. In 2012, the lodge was taken over by a family who refurbished the lodge for guests who value their privacy and luxury. Views capture the beauty of the gardens and guests can enjoy sitting outside, or on their individual balconies under the African sun. Over the years, there have been frequent improvements made to the lodge and at the heart of the tropical splendor of our luscious gardens sits our Irish Bar. Our beautiful gardens are teeming with various plants and bird life. In addition, use our own organic homegrown vegetables and have spring water from our private borehole. The lodge-style evokes the spirit of old African homestead. In harmony with the indigenous environment and architecture, bringing a combination of natural element and homely feel, infused and set with the spirit of untouched and wild paradise. The friendly Tanzanian staff offer a personalized service, using an intimate ambiance to guarantee an authentic and unforgettable holiday in Tanzania. Octagon Lodge is a perfect base for safari travelers on holidays in Northern Tanzania.


On-Site Restaurant

Irish Bar

Ensuite Rooms

Swimming Pool

Family Friendly


Team Building


Airport Transfers

Laundry Services

Safety Deposit Boxes

Free Parking on Premises


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