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Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

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5km from Tungamalenga Village, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed there last year for 5 days with our young children and my (nearly 70) parents. The accommodation and service was good but simple. They have cottages spread on the hill above the restaurant and parking area. The view is really great at sunset. The rooms are basic but clean, with hot showers and electricity only for a few... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in July. The good: the location and the view! It was literally a breathtaking view and the lodge is a short drive from Ruaha National Park. The staff is eager to please, although they were a bit young and unprofessional. The bad: the wind, the bathroom and, in my case, large groups. The wind... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Planned to stay one night ended up three due to our rented fwd breaking down The staff were great Titus the manager had the mechanic drive it 200kms round trip on a Saturday to have it fixed With no electricity the place runs on a generator and solar The staff are still able to supply everything needed to have a... More

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Sacramento
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Spent 2 nights there. Rooms are actually individual, well-spaced cabins, allowing a lot of privacy with beautiful views of the valley below from your own private front porch. Very comfortable, not ostentatious; it doesn't need to be...the views provide that. So don't expect a 5 star hotel, but a more down-to-earth comfort. It was exactly what I wanted as part... More

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Gibraltar
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Such a beautifully located place! If you are planning on going here I definately recommend it. There was lots of nice food. Electricity is only on between 7-10 but whilst your there you probably wont be using it because you'll be out all day anyway so that shouldn't be a major issue. The views of the national park are lovely... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Very Nice place to stay and vriendly staf. The food was good and enough. The room is simple also the bathroom but clean. You can't compare this Lodge with the lodge in the park especially you have the look at the price also you are in africa. We had a very Nice stay in this Lodge.

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Heerhugowaard
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30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed for three nights at this "lodge". The cottages are very old and the decor is faded and awful. The bathrooms are a real nightmare; dirty, with broken furniture and very cramped. Our shower did not work so we complained to the staff; we got another cottage the next day but apart from the fact that the shower was... More

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Lyon, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Although it's a bit far from the parc entrance (one contributor wrote 15 min, actually it's 45!), it's a marvellous place. I spent 4 nights there, the management is perfect and the staff very nice, the food is excellent (I wonder where all the different vegetables are fruits come from!!), the bungalows are very pretty, comfortable. Compared to other lodges... More

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Milano, Italia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The location is not good for a 2 days stay as it is located 1 hour from the park gate. Rooms are basic and not very clean. Food is not good, personnel is nice but with no experience. The manager is not interested on clients but only on getting money. I had transfer and accommodation organized by a travel agency... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Spend a couple nights here with other students from a program based in Iringa and fell in love. Absolutely breathtaking sites, friendly staff and OUTSTANDING safari experience. Food was great. Very clean, rooms are comfortable and very well situated close to the park. The stars at night are incredible. Will be back, will recommend highly to anyone traveling here.

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Address: 5km from Tungamalenga Village, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Ruaha National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Ruaha Hilltop Hotel Ruaha National Park

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