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Ikona Wildlife Management Area, Serengeti National Park Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

I can’t believe that such a fantastic hotel was built in such a remote location. This hotel was a highlight of our trip. The staff was exceptional and all spoke English conversationally. The rooms were beautiful and very comfortable. The sunrise and sunset views were...More

Thank chasequam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Serengeti Simbirsk lodge recently. The place is amazing - beautiful views, very good food, lodges are very cosy and stylish and excellent service - one of the best we ever had! They went an extra mile to make our stay unforgettable -...More

Thank PaulF2579
Response from SimbaPortfolio, Guest Relations Manager at Serengeti Simba LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PaulF2579 We're delighted you loved your stay at Serengeti Simba and thank you for the high praise of the service, food and accommodation. We totally agree that the views are fantastic. We're very happy you could stay with us and really appreciate your recommendation....More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

What a wonderful experience - The staff is friendly and accomodating - the food was excellent - We loved our sleeping quarters. We have wonderful memories of sitting on our veranda watching the sunset. Just writing about it makes us homesick for Africa and Serengeti...More

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Thank Trail41495
Response from SimbaPortfolio, Guest Relations Manager at Serengeti Simba LodgeResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Guests, Thanks so much for this wonderful review. The staff at Serengeti Simba are delighted to hear they helped make your stay at the lodge above your expectations. We do love the sunrise and sunset from the lodge. Hard to beat those anywhere. We...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Scenic terrace to enjoy sunset. Spacious and clean lodge. Very good atmosphere. They were great in accommodating our vegan diet. Meals at the lodge as well as our packed lunch boxes exceeded our expectations. Our safari guide was Ranjit (Mr Bill) who is fun and...More

Thank Kasia O
Response from SimbaPortfolio, Guest Relations Manager at Serengeti Simba LodgeResponded August 21, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We're delighted you were really happy with the special meals provided for you. Also Ranjit always does his best and we're glad you had such a fulfilling time with him on safari. We do appreciate...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

For the price we found the lodge to be poor value for money. Although the roome were spacious and comfortable, the tents were on the cold side as mentioned in a previous review. More effort should have been made to make it cosy. Zippers on...More

Thank Felix R
Response from SimbaPortfolio, Guest Relations Manager at Serengeti Simba LodgeResponded August 7, 2018

Dear Guest, We're very sorry you were disappointed with your stay at Serengeti Simba Lodge. This time of year is the cold season and extra blankets are available for the asking. As a solar, eco-friendly lodge we don't have heaters in the tents. We will...More

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Description
Located outside Serengeti National Park’s Ikoma Gate with endless views across the plains. Built of local materials and using solar power and hot water in the rooms, this lodge is unique to the area. Reception, More lounge, bar and dining incorporate a natural rocky outcropping (kopje) into the design. Fifteen creatively designed large canvas rondavels reveal the romance of a tent with the security of a permanent structure. Each bathroom has an outdoor stone shower. Family rooms are in a ‘stone house’ with equally impressive views. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$512 - $641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
21
Price range
$512 - $641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
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Room & Suite (67)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (11)
Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Munir K
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Annie B | Property representative |
Hi Munir, If you'll email us directly we'll get back to you with our child policy. Thanks!
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Herb S
March 22, 2015|
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Response from Annie B | Property representative |
Hi Herb, The rooms are all solar powered so there are lights for 24 hours. It's low lighting but it's sufficient. For charging purposes the generator is on about 3 hours in the morning and 3-4 in the evening and there is a... More
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Wambui G
January 2, 2015|
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Response from Annie B | Property representative |
Hello, Serengeti Simba Lodge is located just outside Serengeti National Park in the Ikona Wildlife Management Area. It's about 7kms from the Ft Ikoma Gate of the park which is north and central. The gate is about an hours... More
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"You can't go wrong with any of them."
Trail41495
Sep 9, 2018
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"We stayed in WaterBuck and that was the best room directly overviewing the Serengati"
abhijitagnihotri
Jul 27, 2018
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"I will advise to select a room far from the reception, to better enjoy the view from the balcony"
snguiffo
Jun 12, 2018
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"Ask for a room with the best proximity and views over the valley - further away from the central hub."
suzannefiebig
Feb 26, 2018
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