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Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Nca), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars NEW

I don't know how else to put it. It was almost surreal, having these tented lodges in the middle of the safari. We used Olduvai Camp when we booked our Expedology Safaris trip to the Ngorongoro Crater. The combination of the this camp (resort?) and safari was eye-opening. It was my first and one of my fondest memories. I'm hooked... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only reason I did not give 5 stars is that the beds and the food were not quite up to the level of the other camps at which we stayed. On the other hand, the prices at Olduvai Camp were quite a bit less. The setting and the interaction with the local Maasai guides is magical, mystical, inspirational, spiritual. Hope... More 

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kirkland
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We spent two nights at Olduvai Camp and it was magical. The facilities built into the rock outcropping a were unique. The staff were warm, welcoming, very helpful, and friendly. I loved having breakfast on the Terrance...a few steps above the camp, situated in some rocks with an endless view. Food was also very good. The fact that young Masai... More 

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Buffalo NY
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22 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We came to this camp after a 9 mile, 8 hr hike through the mountains, so it could have been a tarp over a tree and we would have been happy to see it, but obviously it was better than that. We must have come the back way, because the drive to the camp very bumpy, we were basically off-roading.... More 

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talloires
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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Fantastic location for a safari trips. We stayed 3 nights and used this as a base for day tours to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro national parks. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was simple but of a high quality. The tented camp is luxurious and exceeded all our expectations with hot and cold running water and modern... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Our tour operator was Kilimanjaro Mountain Safari Club. Arriving at Olduvai was surreal. After departing Ngorongoro crater and driving through a rainstorm in the Serengeti, this camp appeared out of nowhere. Initially, I thought it was a Masai camp we were touring. But, after the staff arrived to take our luggage, I learned we would be staying here. Wi-fi and... More 

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Dear Forensicsgirl, We thank you very much for your nice comment and funny story. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay in our Olduvai Camp. We wish you all the best for the new year and karibu tena Tanzania ! More 

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The camp location is great - overlooking the beautiful mountain range and fairly close to the Olduvai Museum (which was underwhelming). The food was fantastic and accommodations were very comfortable. We had a great time interacting with two of the Masaai guides. We hiked the Olduvai Gorge, and saw some Giraffes grazing in the wild (really up close). We then... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Oldvuai Tented Camp is like something straight out of a movie. We drove up to it from the hills after we finished our hike - it was early evening, and it just looked MAGICAL - with giraffes running by and Masai children with their herds on the plains. The design of the lodge is REALLY cool - and if... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
66 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was a great place to stop between the crater and the Serengeti. You have a thatched hut looking out over the plains, all the huts are placed around a skopji or rocky outcrop. It is really atmospheric and you can sit out watching the Mara tribes people walking by. At night the stars are just amazing. We loved the... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We spent two nights here. On the first day we arrived from a full day hike with Maasai guides over Mount Makarot. If you can schedule this hike, it is worth the effort as you hike up the mountain, cross the highland grass areas where the local Maasai keep the herds, and hike into the Serengeti with spectacular views. This... More 

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Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Nca), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Olduvai Camp Hotel Serengeti National Park

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