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Sinya | West Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
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Kambi ya Tembo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after visiting Serengeti. So we didn't come here to see animals but to see Kilimanjaro and for day hike on the plateau. This worked out great! It's about an hour drive to the trail head. We started early in the morning, had lunch on the plateau looking at the top of Kilimanjaro, and came back late in... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback on your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo. We are very glad that you were able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro as you had hoped and to relax and unwind at our lovely camp before heading home. More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kambi Ya Tembo Sinya Camp is a unique place to stay in the Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania. It is a tented camp, but the tents are on permanent, raised platforms. They are totally screened, hence the mosquitos are not a problem. I was not there during mosquito season, but it was clear they would not be a problem as... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are very happy to know that your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo was enjoyed. We hope that you have many great memories and look forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

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36 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This camp surpassed our anticipations from the very first greeting by manager Sylvester to our parting, where all the Staff issued a farewell song and sent us on our way. On arrival we were offered drinks and there was a never ending flow. There was nothing to be desired from the gracious & welcoming friendliness to warm and consistent treatment.... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so glad to know that your time was full of new experiences and great memories made. Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback and we hope that you will visit Kambi Ya Tembo again. More 

Michigan City, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This camp surpassed what I anticipated. Staff was gracious & welcoming. Food delicious and way too plentiful. Went as pre trip to the OAT Safari Sergenetti & the 2nd day there was my birthday What an unforgettable celebration w/the staff it was!

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We are so happy to have made you Birthday a special one! Thank you so much for coming and experiencing our wonderful camp with us. Thank you for sharing your stay here and we hope that you will visit us again in the future. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I visited Kambi Ya Tembo recently as part of a small group. From the moment we arrived the manager Sylvester, was there to greet us and was very cheerful and welcoming to us. He gave us a fascinating introduction to the camp and pointed out Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru and Ol Doinyo Longido. I stayed in room 10 facing Mt.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This camp is in a lovely location. the tents are well appointed and always very clean. The staff was wonderful-- very attentive and always willing to talk and answer questions. The food was very good also as was the selection of beverages. The area is beautiful with an abundance of wildlife. The roads into the camp are an adventure into... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Go at the right time of year and you will find yourself at the flanks of the magnificent kili. You might even be lucky to see large herd of elephants if they cross over from amboseil. The park is fascinating topography and and lots of different habitats. As for the lodge, it falls short of being anything special. The service... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you plan to go here, just be prepared to lose your money if you have any problems. Their policy is that if you cancel for any reason, you don't get your money back. While I can understand that policy to a certain extent, it seems that good business practices would call for moderation of the policy under certain circumstances.... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights with 3 other travelers on our OAT pre-trip for our Tanzania Safari. This camp was great! The tent was large, the toilet, the shower, and the vanity sink were all great. There was always plenty to eat, it was well prepared and tasty. No one in our group had any stomach... More 

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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Do have to say that we actually really like this place, and was a good place to begin our Tanzania adventure. The tents are clean and well placed to create a bit of privacy. Our view of Kilamanjaro in the mornings was spectacular. Dinner was actually really really good, and we even got asked what we wanted for dinner that... More 

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Address: Sinya | West Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Kilimanjaro National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 12

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