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Tarangire Safari Lodge

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3.0 of 5
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P.O. Box 2703 | Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Tarangire Safari Lodge
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed one night at Tarangire Safari Lodge with two other couples near the end of our 8 day safari, we would have loved to stay longer. The view out your front door is fantastic, often with animals along the riverbed. We enjoyed the swimming pool, drinks were reasonably priced. The food was great & the staff... More 

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Zürich
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this place for one night and I absolutely loved it. The initial communication and booking by emails was very quick and helpful. The check-in at the reception was friendly but quick, as it should be. The tent was clean, comfortable and very spacious, with toilet and shower at the back. It was great to hear all the... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know where to start... Everything was just amazing!! The staff was friendly, the room (tent) was great and the food exceptional! But the thing I loved the most with our stay was the beautiful view from the porch. We experienced the sunset with a glass of wine, and could see many different animals! Fantastic!!!

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Gibraltar
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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This hotel is amazing!!!! In the middle of the park. We staid at the bungalow (with 2 kids) and my brother at the tend. The electricity works only in the evening. You can see the animals from the windows. The food is amazing!!! The staff is really nice!! In order to go to your room during the evening you need... More 

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

Jambo Debyguivi, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. So happy you were able to enjoy 2 nights AND that you appreciated "best food & view" = ) "Asante sana & Karibu tena" A. Simson More 

Vignola, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Wonderful two night stay at this lovely place. Management was very present and extremely helpful as were all of the other staff. They even came to pull us (and our vehicle) out of the mud after dark!! Food was excellent across the board - great variety, great taste. Tents/beds are very comfortable. We were there in low season so it... More 

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

Thank you JaneItalia for sharing a 5 Star Review! = ) So happy you found everyone helpful AND that you enjoyed our location, accommodation, catering and refreshing pool. "Karibu tena & Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Tarangire Safari Lodge is so close to the main entrance of Tarangire National park and safes you the driving time to various Lodges, its location is perfect for the view to the park. being close to the main road means they get fresh suppliers and food is great our lunch was good at this location.

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

Hello & Thank you for your Review. Happy you found our location convenient. AND that you enjoyed our lunch. = ) "Karibu tena." A. Simonson More 

Weaverville, North Carolina
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136 reviews 136 reviews
73 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Spent two nights here. Had a marvelous time. It is a tented camp and the tents are large and permanent, each with an en suite bathroom. Each has a nice porch with chairs and table. Beds are comfortable and tents have adequate additional furniture. Zippers on the tents can be a problem and may sometimes stick. Make sure you zip... More 

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

Jambo Art H Thank you for sharing your Review. Happy you enjoyed a "marvelous" time here. And that you enjoyed our meals & "sundowners". Asante sana! & Karibu tena! A. Simonson More 

St. Louis, MO
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212 reviews 212 reviews
66 hotel reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It’s pretty easy to understand why the reviews for Tarangire Safari Lodge are all over the place. Depending on your expectations, you might love it or hate it. We were mostly on the love side. Up to this, our tent experiences have been of the backpacking variety, so these accommodations seemed luxurious. It is true that the zippers can be... More 

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

Jambo n2history, Thank you for sharing your stay with us and what a great Subject Title! = ) Happy you enjoyed your experience overall and that you appreciated our staff / service and food. In response to a few of your observations - Night Drives can be exciting & active - and pity yours was less so. There is 1... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

this place was one of our many stops, the people were more then friendly , all was clean. The tent rooms were fine and the Food imaginative. I wish I was back at Tarangire right now . This was one of the first stops set up by Serengeti Select Tours , a really good pick lots of Elephants, giraffes, amazing... More 

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

Jambo Tom L Thank you for your review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay. And we appreciate that you found the food imaginative. Happy to read that " I Wish I Was Back at Tarangire Right Now " = ) A warm welcome back indeed. "Asante sana & karibu tena" A. Simonson More 

Kampala, Uganda
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed in this property on Feb 21st for 2 nights as part of the 12 days Safari trip, this being our first stop. Beautifully laid out permanent tent with a view of the Tarangire river. There was a long walk to reach my tent but it was worth it since the view was unbeatable. Food was good and also... More 

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

Hello UsHarish, Thank you for your review. And happy that you enjoyed your stay. I do remember your mention of the "charging station". The Main Bar has been notified to keep an eye on this. "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

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