Marera Valley Lodge

Marera Valley Lodge, located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, is close to the village of Rhotia. Convenient to the main road, this elegant lodge has stunning views over the valley to the hills beyond. A lodge with true Tanzanian Hospitality.

The lodge has a large main building with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating areas with views to the pool and the beautiful nearby hills. Enjoy a drink or an alfresco lunch on the spacious verandah overlooking the pool. Relax in the bar and lounge areas with a cozy fire in the cooler months. The Rosemary Spa is located in a quiet corner of the garden and offers massage and other treatments for your relaxation.


Marera Valley Lodge strives to provide their guests with the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. The rooms are spacious and light with views onto the lushly landscaped gardens. Each room has coffee/tea making facilities, mosquito nets, large comfortable beds (family and interconnecting rooms are available), a fireplace, sitting area, writing desk, ample wardrobe and luggage space plus a private verandah. All en-suite bathrooms are complete with amenities such as shower gel, shampoo and conditioner, and plenty of fluffy towels.

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18 cottages
Double, triple, & family cottages
Private veranda
Mosquito nets
Room service
Swimming pool
Guided walks
Solar power