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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Olduvai Camp
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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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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
13 helpful votes 13 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Colorado, USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My parents absolutely loved this place. The staff is very welcoming, but it's really the grounds that impress. The various public spaces littered about the grounds are well thought out, and the peak at the top from which to view the sunrise/sunset is fantastic. The service was average, though the food was very good. Make sure you turn off your... More

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Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The setting is peaceful and relaxing, and the proximity to safari wildlife is close. Food quality is great. The only drawback is the drinks. They don't show prices and you can be surprised at the charges when you check out--ask for costs first. The camp is run by Masai tribesman who are all multi-lingual. The only noise you'll here is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Most travelers use this camp simply as a place to overnight between Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti, but it deserves much more than that! The camp offers walking guides to the area - there's not much wildlife in the dry season (excepting some up-close moments with giraffes), but you get a ton of information and a fantastic conversation with your... More

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Jackson, Wyoming
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

If you are going from the Ngorongoro Crater to the Northern Serengeti, you might choose to pass thru Olduvai gorge. And if you do, definitely spend a night at Olduvai Camp. The setting (a rock outcropping in the middle of the Serengeti) is magnificent and everything about the Camp is first rate. We did not do many of the things... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed at Oldavai camp for 1 night on October9th, 2013. The location is unique and the area had a wild desolate beauty to it. The masai staff are friendly and there is an authentic feel to the camp. We are vegetarian and the food was simple and and tasty. On arrival we were greeted by the staff and taken... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

As we drove to Olduvai from the Serengeti, a long and bumpy road, we didn't know what to expect although most reviews rave about the camp. Located in the middle of nowhere, it was a wonderful surprise to come upon the beautiful setting of Olduvai; it is stunning! All the prior reviews are right on about the special aspects of... 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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