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Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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Tandala Tented Camp
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fraser Lake
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to stay. We had only two nights here and wished we could have stayed longer. First class dinners served in the open, under the stars, by hurrican lamplight surrounded by noises of an African night - sitting comfortably in the lounge watching the activity at the water hole which was never dull - being looked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Accomodation nice, breakfast and diner good in open air, lunchboxes during game drives were good. BUT the lunchbox we got upon departure to the next camp was TERRIBLE. Pity to ruin the overall excellent stay.

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Nossegem, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights at this camp. John made us feel at home from our arrival. All staff are very motivated and friendly. Great food, great choice of drinks and wine. From the bar, you see every evening the elephants, kudu, impalas entering the camp to drink at the waterhole. I hd a Bushnell camera trap... More

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights of our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. We couldn't have asked for more. Dionysia made us feel incredibly welcome and looked after us attentively. The tented accommodation is excellent with beautiful balconies to sit and watch the wildlife from. And the wildlife really does come right into camp! We saw giraffe and elephants wandering... More

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Mbeya, Tanzania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Tandala is the best of the best from all camps in Ruaha. We have visited many camps as we visit Ruaha National Park often. The camp has a great vibe, wildlife around the camp by the waterhole almost all the time, We get to see so many elephants and kudus sitting at the bar. I highly recommend this camp to... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic family run lodge. We were travelling with 3 kids under 6 years- one of 6 months and this was the perfect place. The owners will go out of their way to look after you. The Maasai guards make sure that the kids can wander around freely but dint get into any danger. The pool offers the kids (and... More

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We were traveling with our four kids in Tanzania. We got two tents and stayed for the weeked. At night the sounds are AMAZING! The watering hole was a huge benefit to have! Food was delicious! Service was friendly and genuine! Our day game drive was great! We saw leopards, giraffes, elephants, lions and SOOO much more! I would definitely... More

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Njombe, Tanzania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Dionysia and John are some of the most accommodating and genuine people you may hope to come across. From beginning to end they have not overlooked a single detail that contributes to one of the most luxurious, authentic and inviting stays you could dream of in the middle of the African wild. We were fortunate to stay in one of... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

First of all, the park is so different from those in the north. The animals are more alert to the vehicles and there are only a fraction of the amount of visitors to the park relative to the north. It's difficult to get to, but well worth the effort. Tandala is well located a few minutes outside the park entrance.... More

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Monterey, California
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13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I just returned from a fantastic stay at Tanadala which was truly the highlight of my Tanzania trip. First, I want to say that the owners, Dionysia and John, are the loveliest people and their hospitality made the visit. I arrived after an arduous 14 hr drive from Dar having had my debit card swallowed by an ATM in bank... More

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Address: Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Ruaha National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11

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