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Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The is one of the best place in the whole Serengeti. Amazing view, relaxed environment, great rooms and very central. We were there in April, so the migration was visible in the south, where we entered from Ngorongoro, but the whole central area was also full with animals, a lot of which cats. The service was great, the rooms were... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I stayed in this lodge. Location and the view from the lodge is very nice. Very welcoming staff. Good Service. I think they need to improve their menus. However I will highly commencement this lodge. Looking forward to stay there again.

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Maui
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186 reviews 186 reviews
40 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make the most of your visit to the Serengeti with a stay at the Sopa Lodge while you are there. The Lodge does look like it needs to be painted on the outside and my first impression was guarded, but inside we enjoyed a very nice room. #67 Staff is polite and welcoming, food is ok and our room large... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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36 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an absolutely huge room with a wonderful balcony, facing the Serengeti. Lighting in the bedroom was totally inadequate at night. We loved the shower and the huge bathroom. Hot water for showers is during specific times in the morning and evening. That seems totally appropriate for water & energy conservation given the remoteness of where we were. Wifi... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sopa Serengeti is well managed and ideally located with nice views from each room. Food is good and the service is very good. There is no communication between rooms and reception which is inconvenient.

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Daresbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived we were received by hot towel and small cold juice drink. The service was good, and the Room I was allocated had amazing view. The only disadvantage of this Lodge, food was not tasty and the interaction between the Management and Guest was minimum Compared to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. but staff was very friendly.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This hotel is an uninspiring staging post for a safari. The building is ageing and tired and there are several small defects in the rooms, including plumbing issues in the bathrooms. We had to repeatedly ask for fans to be provided in the rooms - which they finally did. This could be a standard, default procedure in the hot season... More 

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CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

First impressions: As we were driving through the Serengeti on our way to the lodge, I saw an old, dilapidated building in the far distance, and I asked my guide what it was. I was expecting him to tell me it was an abandoned factory. Imagine my shock when he said, that's the SOPA lodge. I stayed at 3 SOPA... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Good food. Beautiful park. Saw cheetahs, leopards, lions, African dogs, and zebra and buffalo of course. It's such a flat place. Africa is so pretty and peaceful. What's not to like about it? I got very close to a marabou stork. We had breakfast outside twice. Very scary and great at the same time. A must go. The monkeys run... More 

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Stockholm
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a big lodge located on a hill top in the middle of Serengeti, where we only stayed one night. We arrived quite late so we had not much time to use the various facilities. When we arrived we were greeted with hot towels to refresh us after a long and dusty ride through Serengeti. Before dinner we sat... More 

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