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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights in June 2015 and loved the late afternoon sessions relaxing on the big terrace. Our very knowledgeable guide (Awaken to Africa) told us that originally visitors could do all their game viewing from the terrace, rather than go out for the long day of driving, and we understood that completely - as after a full... More 

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Budapest
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome view really! It was great to sit on the terrace and watch the animals under us! The sunrise was fabulous from The terrace too. The food was excellent and the tents too. We always have hot water in the tant. The washing rooms were clean and nice.

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

Jambo edinag Thank you so much for the 5 Star rating! = ) Happy you appreciated the View with the Wildlife And your accommodation. "Asante sana & Karibu tena"! A. Simonson More 

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, open lodge with wonderful views over the park. We enjoyed drinking beer and watching the giraffes, elephants and lions wandering about (at a safe distance, of course). I stayed in a twin bed tent (tarp walls with a zipper entrance, no plugs inside - charging and (weak) wifi in the lodge only) with lights available at certain hours. You... More 

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

Jambo hannah0888, Thank you for sharing your review. = ) Happy you enjoyed our location & wildlife AND our meals. We do have a wild cockroach that does look similar to the domestic type. Either way, did you mention it to one of our staff? Thank you too for mentioning that there are guards to escort guests back to their... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived later than expected so darkness was set in before we got to our, the last tent in the row. While not surprised at you need an escort from tent to food and back was surprised that there was a no food in the tent rule. Reason Monkeys, they looked harmless as we saw no Baboon but our hostess... More 

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

Jambo TwoBigOneGrowing Happy you enjoyed your stay here at the lodge. We are in the process of creating a zipper "lock" so those vervets will be challenged getting in & out. = ) Pleased you mention our "Regulars" who come back every year. = ) And our welcome back again to you too. A. Simonson More 

Kearney, Nebraska
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347 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overlooking a river valley in which all kinds of game can be seen. Pictures don't do it justice. Great food. The wi fi wasn't working, but that's ok. The lodging are tents with a solid floor and showers. The tents are a bit small for 3 of us, but adequate. At night we heard a lot of monkeys, a elephant... More 

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

Jambo skiNebraska, Thank you for sharing your review! Great title for your Stay here. = ) Happy you enjoyed our location & catering. Pity you did not get 'logged in' while you were here but thankful it was not a big issue for you. (For TA readers, should you experience the same, see Reception for a "re-boot".) We do have... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second stay in this camp, the first was six years ago. The camp is located on a bluff overlooking the Tarangire river. It has a very nice lounge and restaurant overlooking the view and the tents stretch out in either direction along the bluff. Easy, level walking throughout the camp. The tents are clean and comfortable with... More 

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

Hello MrsNana2012 Thank you for your review. = ) Happy you returned again AND that you discovered familiar faces = ) Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. "Asante sana" A.Simonson More 

Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Jambo Jason C "Asante sana" for the 'excellent' review! = ) Happy you enjoyed our location & catering here. And not to forget the wildlife! = ) Welcome back again or "karibu tena" A. Simonson More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you NI1985 for your Review & Recommendation of our lodge. Happy you were "overwhelmed with our breathtaking views. = ) And delighted you enjoyed our F & B choices. We do need to out clever those monkeys so our room stewards can still clean the rooms! = ) "Asante sana & Karibu tena" A. Simonson More 

Seattle
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you texhoss for your review & subject line ! = ) So happy you would recommend our lodge and mention our staff by name. Great you got to enjoy / appreciate the elephants up close. = ) Indeed, welcome for a longer stay next time! "Asante sana" A. Simonson More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Porini64, Owner at Tarangire Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Maggie1508 Thank you for your wonderful review! = ) AND for mentioning our respect for nature with our No plastic policy. = ) Happy you enjoyed your experience and stay here. "Asante sana" or Shukran! A. Simonson More 

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