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Tandala Tented Camp

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a friend and are we glad we listened. The food is amazing, the welcome was friendly and the tents are fantastic. The setting is perfect as the animals come to you and surround the water hole a few hundred yards from the bar area. I would recommend this place if you are in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We were only able to stay here briefly while attending a wedding at the Ruaha River Lodge and I regret that we were not able to spend more time there. The room was great (clean, comfortable and well-appointed), the shower was fantastic and management was very kind and accommodating to the fact that we arrived very late because of the... More 

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Thank Brooke M
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Unfortunately we only had time for one night at this delightful place. The rooms and amenities have been well described by other reviewers. The bathroom and bedroom were comfortable and well appointed. It was great to have the use of the swimming pool which was immaculately clean. The opportunity to see the animals at the water hole was wonderful. The... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

On a recent safari to southern Tanzania, I stayed in 3 camps all well rated by Trip Advisor. I enjoyed each camp for different reasons. The Tandala Tented Camp has no drawbacks and in fact is my favorite. The camp is outside Ruhua National Park which gives the camp design some flexibility. The tents include ensuite bathrooms which include a... More 

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Thank 27Judy72
switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

very well run camp, stunning location, nice tents, very nice food, location just outside of Ruaha Park, would go back again- a highlight of our trip (10 out of 10)! Many thanks for making our Ruaha visit unforgettable!

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When a friend suggested we spend a couple of nights at the Tandala Tented camp I thought " oh gawd, not another TreeTops wannabe lodging" where the staff is neglectful and the accommodation mozzie infested". But the reality was so much better than my expectations, that both myself and my wife fell in love with the place. The couple that... More 

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Thank Robert S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

What a great place with an amazing host! We loved or experience from A to Z! You literally sleep in the bush and animals walk by your tent which is built on a platform. The entire experience is well managed and certainly at the upper end of the luxury scale. Proper toilet and shower in the room. A must do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We (a group of 3 women) had an excellent experience in Tandala. Service was smooth, price was reasonable and the food excellent! At the game drive we had the best driver Isau, who was able to track animal footprints while driving and that way found for instance two young male lions nearby - we would not never spotted them!

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Drammen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Tandala Tented Camp is situated 3-4 kms outside the gate to Ruaha National Park. It's in the Reserve Area surrounding the park and since there are no fences and the animals are flexible you can actually choose to just stay in the camp and let the animals come to you apposed to going on safari. The tents are built on... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What a gem! We stayed here for our honeymoon in January 2015 and absolutely loved it. We had been looking for a good-priced safari lodge that still felt as nice as the higher-end lodges in and around the Serengeti. After A LOT of research, we found Ruaha - a huge and incredibly biodiverse national park in Tanzania that has as... More 

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