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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seemingly in the middle of no where this lodge and the stones it's built around just rise up out of no where. We spent one night here and it was beautiful. Again more angled towards couples than it is to 3 mates travelling together but well worth a visit anyway. Lodges are large and well laid out. Best shower we... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night at Olduvai Camp on our way to the Serengeti. The camp is set up on a kopje, basically a rocky outcrop in the middle of a desert. The tents were fairly spacious and quite comfortable, with plenty of screened windows and a bathroom area with toilet and shower. Most of the tents are set up around... More

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Camp is built in beautiful rocky hill or "Kopje". We were welcomed with a cold drink and a refreshing cold towel after our long journey. The Maasai stuff is very friendly. Our tent was big, clean and comfortable and had a running shower and toilet. Tents are decorated in a Safari style. We really enjoyed a sunset hike with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our 5 day safari with Expedology Safaris we had the pleasure of staying at Olduvai tented camp. While we had stayed at other tented camps during this safari, this camp stood out from the rest of them. It is located on a rock outcropping which seems to jut out of the ground. There is a deck at the very... More

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Porlock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The local Maasai guides are very friendly and helpful, but the camp is very expensive for what you get. As with all the tented camps we stayed in, the showers were, at best, tepid, and only good for one shower a day. Two of the lights in the tent didn't work (one with a very dodgy switch) and, despite reporting... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a tented camp, elevated on a kopje, with 360 degree panoramic views of the spectacular savannah. The undoubtable highlight was our evening walk with the local Maasai across the plain, where we encountered 11 friendly giraffes. The tents are comfortable, with hot water and good showers. Food was good and the staff are all very friendly and helpful.... More

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This felt like a step up from the Ronjo tented camp. The tents are sturdy, suspended from a wooden frame and roof. The bathroom had running water....a comment that shows where you have to start from in describing safari lodges. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The food was acceptable and reasonably well presented...we had green soup followed by pork... More

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was our first camp on our two week African safari. We weren't sure what to expect, but were not disappointed. The camp sits on a kopji, which is essentially like a very large pile of boulders that has trees and plants growing on it. The first thing we noticed when we arrived just before sunset was that the kopji... More

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seattle, wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My 10 year old son and I stayed at Olduvai Camp for 2 nights…yes, basically as a stopover between Ngorongoro and the Serengeti. But it turned out to be so much better than just a half way point. Our tent was perfectly adequate, very clean, quiet, well shaded etc. Quite comfy beds and decent lighting. Really wonderful front porch with... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We visited Olduvai Camp on our second day of safari. A really good camp in a lovely setting. The camp is set into the rocks with the tents set around the rocks. We got to see the wilder beast migration. Thousands of them just outside the camp. We would have liked to have stayed longer than just 1 night. The... More

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

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