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Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Nca), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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63 hotel reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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66 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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Apex, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The appeal of Olduvai is the Olduvai Gorge; the herds of goats and sheep being herded daily by young Maasai children, the hike through the Gorge to a Masaai village, and sundowners on the kopje close by. This is a low service level camp but the rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable. Staff was welcoming when we arrived... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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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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