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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended our vacation with three days at Tena Tena - and found the accommodations to be fantastic (bush luxury), the staff to be very welcoming and warm (thank you Bertram and Rose) and the food to be delicious. Both my husband and I thought the camp was a very special place - the scenery and animals and the staff... More

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I just returned from 10 nights of Robin Pope. Two nights and three days were spent at spectacular Tena Tena. From the leopard, hippos, elephants and impala right outside our tent to the thrill of tracking lions and their kill on foot (and being very successful) - this was an extraordinary experience. The staff, the food, the wine and the... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed the last 2 nights of a 14 safari in South Luangwa. There were few people until the last afternoon so we were very fortunate in being able to choose exactly what we wanted to do. The tents were good, although I prefer to have a mosquito net rather than rely on the tent to keep them out at... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Tena Tena . The rooms/tents are well spaced out and are very comfortable. The main eating/drinking area is well designed and spacious enough for people to be social but not crowded. Meals at a large table allows people ( guests and hosts) to get to know one another in a casual atmosphere. The game drives/walks... More

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Miami, FL
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73 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Perfectly appointed tented camp set along the river bank. By day you'll hear the birds singing. By night, the grunting of hippos. Such a treat to be in nature. And to be in a camp that blends into the nature so perfectly. Set in a private concession, your afternoon game drives will turn into night drives, so you can also... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I'm writing this review and comparing Tena Tena directly with Sanctuary Retreats Puku Ridge and more broadly with many other safari experiences with 'Wilderness' and '&Beyond'. For me, this 3 night stay falls somewhere between an 'average' and 'very good' rating. The Camp itself is fairly small regarding facilities but offers comfortable accomodation in the form of newish tents with... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

'New' Tena Tena camp is in a great location in the Nsefu Sector of Luangwa, well positioned for excellent game viewing and a riverside location. The general bar and restaurant are are contemporary and offer a relaxing central facility. The individual tented rooms are well appointed, functioning hot water showers and widely spaced for privacy. The team are friendly, hospitable... More

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Oundle, UK
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34 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We transferred to Tena Tena from Nkwali, which we had been very sad to leave. Tena Tena is totally different however and we loved it. Truly hidden in the bush, and with only six tents, it blends beautifully into the landscape, and is of no threat to the animals, as proven by the abundance of wildlife in the camp itself.... More

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Louth, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

As part of out 5 week visit to Africa we visited Tena Tena for two nights after visiting Uganda, Rwanda and Livingstone before moving on to another Robin Pope camp. The camp is in a good location on the River with plenty of wildlife around the camp. The "tents" are very comfortable with open air shower and toilet. Evening meal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We had visited the old Tena Tena 4 times so were eager to see the new camp opened last year. It is even better. A lovely site facing the river it now has large spacious tent accommodation with large bathrooms. There is plenty of space between tents giving a real sense of privacy. As ever with Robin Pope Safaris, the... More

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Address: South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Hotel Class:4 star — Tena Tena Camp 4*
Also Known As:
Tena Tena Camp Zambia/South Luangwa National Park

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