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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
Tarangire Safari Lodge
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, what a view! We saw elephants, giraffes, and other animals walking down below on the river. Food was good, buffet style. Monkeys in the baobab tree near the room and running around by the dinning room. Management very interested in making us comfortable with small children, including early dinner.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arriving at the Tarangire Safari Lodge we were overwhelmed by the wonderful views. It is simply breathtaking to see the landscape extended in front of you from the main bar/restaurant area of the Lodge. The view from our tent did not disappoint either. We stayed for only one night, as we travelled round Tanzania on safari staying in new... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where to start. Was it the magnificent views from the lodge lobby/patio? Was it the attentive/friendly/helpful staff? Was it myriad of animals that seemed to be constantly around? Probably all of the above. The views - the lodge looks out over the Tarangire River and there is a constant parade of wildlife on display. Step outside your... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tarangire Safari Lodge is family owned and operated for past 30 years. They are warm and welcoming and always around and ready to fulfill any request. Lodge is well situated and offers amazing views of the park from its terrace, restaurant and common areas. The latest addition in the lodge is a swimming pool :) Restaurant serves delicious Tanzanian meals... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely, peaceful retreat and spectacular overlook of the park. We enjoyed hearing lions and elephants at night. The food was fabulous, varied and well prepared. Watch out for the extremely hot breakfast porridge.

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

Jambo Cindy H Thank you for sharing your experience And happy you enjoyed your stay & our setting. = ) Welcome back again. "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful spot! Incredible views, staff was great, and the food was wonderful. We stayed here one of our first nights in Tanzania, and it was an incredible introduction to the area. I would highly recommend!!

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

Jambo Irishimp17, Thank you for your review! = ) AND your comment: I would highly recommend!! = ) Happy you enjoyed your stay. A warm welcome back again. "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

atlanta
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The appeal to the TSL are the stunning views on the patio and from some of the tents overlooking the river valley below. Otherwise, the lodge is solid, but not sensational. We stayed in a tent which was OK but not quite up to the enjoyment of other more authentic tent camps. Food also was solid but not remarkable. Staff... More 

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

Jambo jimdavisatlanta, Thank you for sharing your review. Our website doesn't pronounce ourselves as a luxury lodge. We are happy when guests are comfortable & feeling relaxed in our environment. Pleased you found our staff & location to your satisfaction. "Asante" A. Simonson More 

Chestnut Ridge, New York
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Tarangire Safari Lodge is conveniently located on a bluff overlooking the Tarangire River, offering beautiful views from each of its tents and bungalows. The bungalow we stayed in was basic but comfortable and has its own private patio. When we arrived, Johann (might be off on the spelling) at the front desk greeted us with a warm welcome and... More 

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

Hello Mike C, Thank you for your wonderful & detailed summary of your stay here at Tarangire Safari Lodge. So happy you enjoyed your time here AND that you would return again. A warm welcome indeed! Or as we say here " Karibu sana" "Asante sana" ! A. Simonson More 

Bellingham, Washington
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had a great stay here and I HIGHLY recommend coming here. The tent is comfortable and has a great view.You can sometimes see elephants while sitting on your bed inside the tent :) Water was hot and tent was cleaned daily very well and resupplied nicely. John and Dominick and Monica in the restaurant are friendly, cheerful, and helpful and... More 

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

Jambo jimdavisatlanta, Thank you for sharing your review. Our website doesn't pronounce ourselves as a luxury lodge. We are happy when guests are comfortable & feeling relaxed in our environment. Pleased you found our staff & location to your satisfaction. "Asante" A. Simonson More 

State College, Pa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Enjoyed a three nite stay in late April with daughter who had not been to TSL before. We requested tent #22 from previous stays and she had #21 given low occupancy at the time. Tents were clean and comfy. Appreciated the solar powered light (one per bed) for reading, the larger solar light for early morning dressing, plenty of hot... More 

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

Thank you Wegoustay for yet another wonderful review! wegoustay has 3 more reviews of Tarangire Safari Lodge “Looking forward to a return visit!” 4 of 5 starsReviewed 30 July 2007 “Awesome!” 5 of 5 starsReviewed 11 June 2011 “Old Faithful” 5 of 5 starsReviewed 21 June 2012 Happy you are still enjoying Tarangire Safari Lodge. We hope you will have... More 

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