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Gibbs Farm Road, Ngorongoro Conservation Area 11111 Tanzania
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#5 of 39 Speciality lodging in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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A luxury lodge in Northern Tanzania, Gibb’s Farm offers a welcome respite for the East Africa safari traveller. Immerse yourself in a sanctuary for the senses, where the farm’s gentle rhythms impart a sense of peace and well-being. Experience a sense of place as you recline on your verandah, walk in the Ngorongoro Forest or explore the back roads of Karatu. Replenish with inspired organic cuisine, fresh from the farm’s gardens, bakery and dairy. Surround yourself with the rich traditions of East African life, exclusive to Gibb’s Farm, and share an eternal sense of history and community.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool with view
Yoga room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Foot massage
Full body massage
Neck massage
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Private balcony
Room service
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Hair dryer
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Bottled water
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ALBANE-M.PPC wrote a review 22 Feb
Paris, France27 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed here 3 nights just after landing in Killimanjaro form Paris. We were looking for a hotel to stay where we could meet with locals, walk and also enjoy a safari in the crater before going to a migrational camp in Serengeti. This was the perfect place ! We love authentic places like this with so much history and all the food coming from there own garden. The managers were so nice and did everything so we could enjoy at maximum. We had amazing food, breads and deserts , congratulations to the amazing chefs. Also had a surprised dinner at a table by the fire outside ( it was our honeymoon). We had a lovely walk to garden and the water falls with Pascal who taught us about plants and vegetations around the lodge. The view is breathtaking from anywhere you are having a drink, lunch, diner or by the pool. Our room STAR, up from the garden was so lovely, we loved the decoration and peacefulness, and of course the amazing fire at nighttime was so romantic ! I had amazing massages and body scrub from the kind Juliana, she is the best :) you should definitely try it ! Thank you for everything !
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Date of stay: January 2021
nedcohen wrote a review 04 Feb
10 contributions
Booked through TrueAfrica during a Tanzanian safari tour. They insisted on including Gibbs to our itinerary and they were 100% right! Beautiful rooms, comfortable beds, impeccable service, good food. The setting of Gibbs farm is beautiful set in coffee fields. The farm is very interesting to visit. All food is produced locally. Great spa, great massage. Not perfectly located for a Ngorongoro Crater game drive, but definitely worth staying for a few nights!
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Date of stay: January 2021
Room Tip: Star room or similar
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Egor255 wrote a review Jan 2021
Moscow, Russia46 contributions10 helpful votes
Service 10/10 Food 15/10 (yes that great!) Rooms 8/10 (maybe could use some fresh paint, and some more light) Facilities (10/10) Essentially this is a boutique hotel, where you feel at home, staying with extended family. The staff go out of their way, always. We had a small issue with laundry, but the general manager Nick quickly came, apologised, no fuss and explained the situation as is. The main chef makes amazing food, his pasta is unbelievable! Only thing missing, I think would be to create an actual spa at the hotel for relaxing after safari, although the pool was fantastic !
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Scott wrote a review Dec 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent two non consecutive nights at Gibbs Farm during our recent Tanzanian safari. From the stunning grounds to the gracious staff to the delicious farm-to-table cuisine to the spacious accommodations to the bountiful complementary activities, this place is simply sublime. It is definitely worth the splurge and I cannot wait to return in the future!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
stephanieterracciano wrote a review Oct 2020
Baltimore, Maryland5 contributions1 helpful vote
Gibb's Farm was a perfect location for the last four nights of our honeymoon in Tanzania. It offered such a relaxing experience, and we were amazed by the property. When my husband and I walked into our cottage at Gibb's Farm, we both said that it was the most beautiful hotel room we have ever stayed in. The decor, outdoor shower, and porch - every feature added to the overall character of the place. The grounds were beautiful, and we loved touring the gardens and admiring all of the plants and flowers. The food is literally farm to table and was prepared and served with so much care. We loved every meal and especially enjoyed the coffee that they roast on site every day. The managers, Nick and Sally, were so welcoming and we had a great time with them. They did a fantastic job making sure our honeymoon was incredibly special. We enjoyed having Albert as our driver. He was so fun to work with and very personable. We had a great time with him searching for rhinos in the Ngorogoro Crater and were super grateful for his expertise when he spotted one in the distance. Our flight from Manyara to Dar Es Salaam at the end of the trip was modified by the airline company, and my husband and I are so grateful that Albert was able to drive us to a different airstrip and grateful that Nimrod and the staff at Gibb's were so helpful while we navigated the changes to our plans. We highly recommend Gibb's Farm!
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Date of stay: October 2020
Sleep Quality
US$827 - US$1 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
gibb`s farm hotel karatu
TanzaniaArusha RegionNgorongoro Conservation Area
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gibbs Farm
Which popular attractions are close to Gibbs Farm?
Nearby attractions include Elius vincent (4.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gibbs Farm?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Gibbs Farm?
Top room amenities include a desk, a fireplace, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Gibbs Farm?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Gibbs Farm?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gibbs Farm?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lilac Café, Happy Days Lounge & Lodge, and Rhotia Valley's Coffee Corner.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gibbs Farm?
Yes, guests have access to a pool with a view and a yoga room during their stay.
Does Gibbs Farm have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.