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Ikoma Safari Camp

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Serengeti Tented Camp | Serengeti, Northern Tanzania, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Ikoma Safari Camp
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

When we booked our safari, we had told our tour operator we wanted a variety of lodges as we wanted to experience different atmospheres while on the safari. This was definitely the most rustic of the places we stayed, but it was very nice. Pepe is quite the character and is very nice and easy to talk to and to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hot water is available in the rooms from 6-11pm. I advise you to take a shower in the evening, because by morning the water is cool-warm. No power in rooms for charging or hair dryer, however lots of charging points in the restaurant. Dinner was one small pork chop which was very tasty but had little meat and a lot... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

First off ... the bundle of energy named Pepe ... a gem of a gentleman. The moment we met, i felt welcome. Maybe because of his openness and authenticity. Then there's the quirky slap em together and voila you have this miracle of a shavk, large with sturdy floors and nice solid bed and veeeery large bathroom and a nice... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It appears pretty primitive, and that impression isn't far off. When we arrived a bit early, and no one could rouse the management, we almost left, but ended up very glad that we stayed. The setting was spectacular, and the food wasn't bad. A place we would return to.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed two nights at Ikoma safari camp and we loved it. If you expect a luxury camp you are wrong here. But if you want to enjoy pure nature, sitting on the balcony of your lodge, enjoying a cold beer and listening to the wild while watching the sunset, then this is the place to be. The lodges are... More 

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Nanjing
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Let's begin with the pluses...the location, the spacious rooms, 24 hour electricity, Pepe the manager a very colourful character. My complain would be the food. We had 15 days in Tanzania and this was by far the worse food (perfectly ok, do not get me wrong, but the worse of our trip). Portions are definitely small (I do eat a... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

After a whole day in the park Ikoma safari camp is the ideal place to be. Pepe the Spanish manager receives you with Spanish and Tanzania flavour. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable in a wild environment 24 h electricity thanks to solar power. Modest diner and lunch packages. Staff is very helpful and the place is very safe

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Ma On Shan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My friend and I arrived here and were quite shocked by the condition of this lodge. Our previous lodge had been so warm and welcoming whilst this lodge was cold, shabby, and unwelcoming. The guests are not made to feel a priority. We had the misfortune of spending three nights here, over Christmas. We didn't even get so much as... More 

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East London, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Two nights with Pepe and his staff was about as much as we could take! While everyone was welcoming and friendly, the level of service was not up to scratch. Our room was not the cleanest we have staying in through our Tanzanian Safari. And while one would expect wildlife outside, the inside (through holes in wall and floorboards) was... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The best part about this camp is Pepe!! :) We spent an unforgettable 2 nights here in June. The location is great with the sounds of the wildebeest all around the camp. The tents are comfortable and Pepe has done a great job with the solar power in the camp. Pretty much everything is powered by sunlight! The food was... More 

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