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Alex Walker's Serian - Serengeti

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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Alex Walker's Serian - Serengeti

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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Almost 12 months since our most amazing experience in 35 days in Africa. Everywhere we went was amazing. Each location and experience was something special and it isn't fair to single out one place. However being at Alex Walkers when the mega herds were there was something we will never forget. The hospitality and friendship of all at the camp... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Finally, after two months, adding my voice to the chorus of high, higher, highest praise for the Alex Walker camps we stayed at -- Serengeti South and Kusini. Why? Superior standards in all regards delivered in a relaxed atmosphere. But not sloppy; there is a well-oiled machine at work behind all that we received -- before dinner drinks by a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Spent four nights here for our honeymoon back in February. Had such an incredible experience and could not imagine ever going back to the Serengeti and not staying here. All of the staff was incredibly friendly and made us feel so welcome. James ran the camp and he did such a fantastic job taking care of our every need. My... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stayed at Alex Walker's Serian mobile camp. It was a true safari experience where guests are subject to limited water supply, i.e, bucket showers. Additionally, phones have weak receptions on the plain with no wifi available. Highlights: Each guest were assigned with private guide and spotter. Off road game driving, walking safari, and extremely friendly owner and management where... More 

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I finished our last 4 days of 10 in Africa at Alex Walker's camps. Because of the drought, the Wildebeest migration already was headed north from where our original camp was. Alex knew we really wanted to see this and suggested we move to another of his mobile camps north of where we were (at no additional... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I had the honor of visiting both of Alex Walker's Tanzanian camps in the South West part of the Serengeti. What a pleasure to be there while the Wildebeest were all around us, even at night we could hear them calling to each other. They were birthing while we were there, as the rains had just barely... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Four nights here established a standard by which we will henceforth judge other safari camps. A wonderful mix of unpretentious comfort and harmonious involvement in the environment. But the crowning glory is the presence of Alex Walker, evident in the way things are done, large and small, including the walking safari he led and the dinners at the communal table... More 

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Durham England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed at Serian Kakessio camp for 4 nights in February. Although this is a camp and safari experience the quality beats most hotels. The room/tent has everything you would expect and more. Flushing toilet, hot shower, electricity, charging points, and a really comfortable bed. It was a room with a view without equal. The service was excellent and the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our stay at Serian Kekession exceeded expectations across the board. We arrived early afternoon and were immediately welcomed by Belinda and staff with a cold drink and towel to refresh ourselves. We were invited to join others for a late lunch while the staff whisked our luggage off to our very comfortable tent. While the camp felt relaxed and casual,... More 

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Beverly Hills MI
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Alex Walker's Serian isn't just a name. Alex is on site, personally insuring that each of his guests has an experience of a lifetime. The tents are large and provide the comforts of home while also providing an amazing view of the Serengeti. Our guide, Masha, and spotter, Sum, were superb--professional, knowledgeable, determined and fun. The food was delicious, with... More 

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