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Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp

4.0 of 5 Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience and our favorite lodging in Tanzania. This was an experience of a lifetime made memorable by our guide Emmanuel Nassari. Ask for him by name at Naipenda Safaris. The tented camp was special because of the excellent service and luxurious rooms in the middle of the Serengeti. Listening to the animals outside of our tent at night was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been dreaming and planning a Tanzanian Safari trip and I was so exited at the prospect of staying at one of these beautiful locations but mostly every lodge or camp has had this problem with money coming up missing.. I hate to say this but this discourages me from wanting to even go. why spend thousands of dollars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller tented camp with only 16 tents. Tents: The actual tents are very luxurious with two queen sized beds, plenty of room for sitting and a desk. The bathrooms are also large, including an area for luggage, charging station, sinks, shower and toilet. The layout is very well thought out, despite all the camera equipment and luggage,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My family and I stayed for two nights in January. The "lodge" is situated in the northern part of the Central Serengeti. Meaning one has easy access to the central part of Serengeti i.e. Seronera, as well as the Northern Serengeti like the Lobo area. It will take one about 45minutes to either side of the park. This was precisely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a lovely unfenced tented camp on a rocky hill with a fabulous view over the Serengetti. We had a long drive from the Masai Mara and were feeling a little weary but on arrival our weariness disappeared with a cool drink and being shown our gorgeous tent. The lovely guard who walked us up to the dining tent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is an awesome tent camp environment, inside the rooms are clean and excellent. Service and food was great and hosts were very polite and friendly. The animals roam around pretty close to the tents and they do advise people not to go out after 7pm with an escort from "askari" (security). We stayed one night and that night there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Went there for two nights It was just perfect, staff is friendly and smiling, dinners were the best we had while inside the parks and the tents are magical, I woke up watching Impalas playing next to the tent. This was booked for us by Rose at SWALA tours exactly as we requested and I can't imagine a better driver... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a very good tented camp in the middle of Serengeti. The tents are spacious and well equipped and the food and service is perfect. We went on balloonsafari from here and was picked up at 4:30 in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed in three lodges and this was our favourite. The large individual tents where both cavernous and well appointed. Glamping is more of trick to cosset you in luxury while pretending you are roughing under canvas. I can assure you there are few in any compromises you need to make if you stay here, the main on being the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I and three friends just returned from a 10-day safari in Tanzania, and we all agreed the Mbuzi Mawe tent camp was the best of our four stays. Surprisingly spacious and elegant, each tent boasts two queen-sized beds and a spacious bath area, complete with hair dryer, soft towels and fluffy bathrobes. Just what you need at... More 

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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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