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Tarangire Safari Lodge

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2.5 of 5
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P.O. Box 2703 | Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the first 3 nights of our safari and we were so glad we did. We had requested tent 22 at the end of the row (based on TA reviews for the view over the river and as it was at the end of the row we would encounter more wildlife). We were not disappointed! We arrived... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Jambo Crouchie 03 Thank you for sharing your wonderful review & happy experience. = ) Delighted your were met by wildlife on the path AND that you could stay here for 3 nights. Yeah! = ) Thank you for recommending us! We do hope to welcome you back again. "Asante sana & Karibuni tena" A. Simonson More 

Kapellen, Belgium
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food: ok Tent:ok View: superb hygene:ok As you sleep in the park you pay too much money but if you would like you to do a morning safari you should sleep in the park, you take off at 6 in the morning to see the predators in action.

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Jambo Charlievg, Thank you for sharing your review but not sure how to respond. We find it a privilege to be within the park. Or do you mean, you can pay less to stay outside the park but then there are delays for an early start? This could be true. "Asante" A. Simonson More 

Necedah, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first safari lodge and it was perfect! The staff was warm and friendly and helpful. We had a tent at the southern part of the lodge, and had 6 lions outside of our tent! Great photos and a great memory! Birds abound, food is EXCELLENT! Tent is clean and airy, and very comfortable! Would of liked to... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star Review! = ) Happy you enjoyed your stay WITH the wildlife up close. Indeed 1 night is too short. Welcome back for a longer stay next time. "Asante sana" A.Simonson More 

Montreal
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute great location with such an amazing view, Great service, comfortable lodge, good food. And for a bonus you are surrounded by wildlife. Loved to have the apero on the terasse to watch for the sunset. And it is a great hub to go to the amazing Tanrangire Park. We will come back!

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Jambo guitarjunky Thank you so much for your 5 Star Review! Delighted and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Indeed, welcome back for a longer visit next time. "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

York, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super nice tents, very clean with wonderful breeze. People are so welcoming and helpful....wifi is great in the beautiful, relaxing lobby. You need to be escorted to and from tent after dark......one night on our return from dinner the escort told us to stop, we looked up and and a very large giraffe walked right in front of us, paused... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you SusM_13 Thrilled you found it all "just perfect" = ) And happy you encountered 'our' giraffe up close. S/he has taken up residency for night time strolls though the camp. A warm welcome back again! A. Simonson More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just experienced our first safari and had a night at the Tarangire Safari Lodge. The view from our tent, all fully on suit, and the terrace for early evening drinks took our breath away. We watched elephants, giraffe, water buffalo all coming to drink from the lake plus many other animals. Monkeys and the most beautiful birds fill... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

“Room with a view!” - Thank you Sue B for sharing your review. Delighted you noticed/appreciated the bird sounds here. Welcome back for more. "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

Olympia, Washington
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68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a bungalow, which was lovely. All the rooms overlook a valley where animals can be seen moving calmly in the distance. Sunsets are great! The pool is not heated, but was warm enough to be refreshing. Meals were food and staff was friendly and helpful.

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

“Great view and location” - Thank you for the 5 Star Review. = ) Delighted you enjoyed the View, our Staff & Meals. Thank you for sharing your experience. "Karibu tena" A. Simonson More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed 1 night in two standard bungalows, but we felt very welcomed and were able to get refreshed after a long flight from Heathrow to Nairobi, then onto Kilimanjaro and a another long safari drive through the Tarangire national park. The accommodation was fine - drinks not too expensive ( $5 for a glass of wine, which is... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Sarah B Happy you were welcomed in a memorable way. And that you enjoyed your visit. (If it worth mentioning for others, our credit card surcharge is 3% Welcome for a longer stay next time. = ) "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

Coarsegold, California
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50 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in 2006. I am not sure if they have upgraded, but from their photos, I can see that they still have the same soft sided american style tents. Thankfully, there were toilet/showers connected to the tents. The views were awesome, and finding elephants outside the camp in the AM was awesome. But as for the food. The... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello YosemiteJane, Happy you enjoyed our view and the "awesome elephants" up close. We have had the en suite toilet, sink & showers for 30 years. (I wonder if you are reviewing another lodge?) And so sorry you found our catering less than you hoped for. Normally we have such wonderful comments re. our menus. Was it the Breakfast or... More 

Olympia, Washington
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221 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge sits above a valley. As we walked to our bungalow we saw elephants in the valley. Plus giraffes. Lots to see from the deck, especially with a Sundowner in hand. The accommodation was comfortable, the food excellent, and the service top notch. Meals are primarily buffet-style but includes made-to-order eggs and pancakes. Some of the accommodations are tents,... More 

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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Hal72 Thank you for the 5 Star rating. Happy you enjoyed your stay & the view with wildlife. A warm welcome back again. "Asante sana" A.Simonson More 

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