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Roika Tarangire Tented Lodge

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PO Box 14793, Arusha, Tanzania
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Roika Tarangire Tented Lodge
Ranked #13 of 75 Specialty Lodging in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little did we know the elephant tub was only the beginning! A bachelor male visited us at the bar before dinner (FYI, we learned courtesy of some fellow guests that elephants don't like flash cameras!). Room & meals were perfect, and we needed the Masai escorts as the bachelor male elephants slept around our tent. Highly recommend!

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Dar es Salaam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for 2 nights. The people of the lodge were friendly and helpfull. The manager did well! We got the safari driver from the lodge, Amani who was not a real recommendation. We paid a lot for the safari itself and nevertheless he only brought water in stead of soda's. Also he was not so communicable. He was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there for two nights, thoroughly liked it. Lovely food, lovely welcome and great staff. Rooms are very cosy too. Paying £2 for the wifi isn't worth it since the connection is very wonky and very very slow! Also the pool table and the dart board offered were both broken and no good. But these are minor issues. Also you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a great stay at this camp. The pool was nice and clean, the staff did there best to please us during our stay. As this was our first stop durong the safari it was an exceptional stay. We slept two nights in this camp, the first night we hearded all kinds of animals around our tent, a lot... More

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33 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Pros: the best service I've had yet on all my travels. They have a Masai warrior escort you between your room and reception and dining area at night. The guy carries either a walking stick, a spear, or a shotgun. It's probably a necessity because our last night they three elephants went through the grounds. And around 11pm we could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I visited with my family during a safari this summer. The staff was very friendly and we slept in comfortable beds. The tents are safe at night and you are escorted by Maasai guards when sun sets, which is welcomed. Overall it was an enjoyable and safe stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was our first stop and last chance for a shower and bed before embarking on a missions trip. It was beautiful and strangely romantic, with the mosquito netting on the beds and in the middle of nature itself. The staff was very helpful and generous. The buffet we were served was wonderful-- a little gamey tasting but great. I... More

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Bangalore, India
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54 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

16 y/o Junior and I were on a Camping safari. Our TO threw in a night of luxury before we started. However, the unique point is that visitors have the option of cooking and eating in a private enclosure. So you have the best of both worlds: the luxury of solid beds to sleep on, a roof over your heads... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I must say RoikaTarangire made me fall in love with nature..Excellent service, staff are pleasant, food was great and I saw two lions stare at me while walking to the lodge, WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!! Please visit this place.

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Carefree, Arizona
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22 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

So where else in the world does a Masai armed with a shotgun and a machete escort you to your tent, and then you take a shower or bath in a low tub in the shape of a seventeen-foot shark stretching across the length of the bathroom? This is a very good tented camp with quality management and staff, and... More

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Address: PO Box 14793, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Also Known As:
Roika Tarangire Tented Hotel Arusha

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