High View Hotel is brand new and has a lovely swimming pool. It is conveniently located in Karatu village just a short drive from the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Lake Manyara is only a 25 minute drive away and the hotel. The lodge is set near a coffee farm and commands an excellent view of the Ngorongoro forests which are just a short walk away from it. The rooms are twin or double beds with en-suite facilities and have a veranda overlooking the forests. Facilities include a large open garden, open dining hall, lounge with fire place, gift shop, local and continental cuisine, laundry services and local guides for walks to the water falls, coffee plantation and to the forest reserve. Other than the walks further activities include bird watching and cycling. The local villages are friendly and provide a wonderful opportunity to see the local rural life.