Overlooking the Ngorongoro Crater, this informal hotel in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is 28 km from Lake Magadi.

The unpretentious rooms (no TVs) provide complimentary Wi-Fi, minifridges and safes, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities. All have balconies or terraces; some have views of the crater. There’s 24-hour room service.

Free breakfast and dinner are served in an airy restaurant that features a terrace. A bar with stonework and a fireplace offers views of the crater. There’s also an outdoor pool. Game drives and birdwatching safaris are available.