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Serengeti Simba Lodge

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South Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 10 ranging in age from 10-74 enjoyed our stay immensely. The staff is wonderful and the food was delicious (also catering for some of our vegetarian members). The 'tents' gave us a real feel for Africa and sunsets and sunrises from the common deck and swimming pool area were divine. Wifi available in common areas. Nightly bonfires... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing Manager & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nina R Thanks so much for taking the time to review our lodge here on Trip Advisor. We're delighted you enjoyed the amenities and ambiance at Serengeti Simba and the staff were certainly happy to host your lovely family. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

Mars Hill, North Carolina
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked into the lodge at Serengeti Simba, we knew this was like no other tented lodge in which we had stayed. The layout and décor were nothing short of swank; the welcome we received rivaled that of a 5-star hotel. The tent (more like a yurt) was spacious, well decorated, comfortable, with amenities you would expect... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing Manager & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for the stellar review of our lodge. Clearly you're an experienced traveller and this means even more. We appreciate your enthusiasm and are happy you had a great time staying with us. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

well what can I say Serengeti is a very majestic mystical place, and the stay at Simba lodge was an unforgettable experience, the hospitality was out of this world and the comfortable rooms wow, the food brilliant and what views of the savannah planes and the animals. if you want to see wild life in its natural this is the... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing Manager & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for this great review. It's wonderful that you had such a great experience staying at Serengeti Simba Lodge. We agree our location and style are amazing. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

It was an amazing experience to stay at Simba lodge, as it had the most beautiful views from our room. This lodge is built on a hill which makes it extraordinary and special to see the savannah lands and the wildlife. I absolutely Loved the accommodation, freshly cooked meals were delicious and staff are the very welcome. Other services provided... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing Manager & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thanks so much for the great review. We're delighted that you found Serengeti Simba Lodge to be perfect. What a great recommendation. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

It is a fantastic lodge in the wilderness of the Serengeti, with excellent views. They have great hospitality and freshly cooked food the staff is very helpful and all the services provided are excellent.we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. the safari was a never forgetting experience.

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write an excellent review for Serengeti Simba Lodge here on Trip Advisor. We're happy you enjoyed our amazing views, great food and helpful staff. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stayed in this lodge for 2 nights during our 5 day safari in April 2016. We experienced the other Simba Lodges near Ngorongoro and Tarangire and we were thinking things couldn't get better. Serengeti Simba Lodge proved us wrong. The view is spectacular overlooking the outskirts of the Serengeti plains. From my room balcony i saw Buffalo's, Zebra's, Wildebeast... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed all three of our lodges so much. We really appreciate this great review and your recommendation of Simba Portfolio Lodges. Thank you. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience to stay at Simba Lodge (all of 3 them!). The way from Serengeti NP to the lodge takes about 30 minutes (from the centre of the park about 1 hour, most games drives will take place in the centre). But it's worth it! The accomodation was fantastic. Nice lodge, amazing view, staff was very very kind!... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this lovely review. We're truly delighted you enjoyed your stay at all our lodges. Thanks for the high recommendation! Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

Ahmedabad, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

we visited Serengeti Simba lodge three weeks ago. we had our medical camp in Mugumu, which is one and half hour drive from Simba lodge. We stayed there for four days. It is situated on a hill top with amazing view all around. You can have a beautiful view of both sunrise and sunset from this hotel. A rare experience.... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing this wonderful review on Trip Advisor, we appreciate it very much. We're very glad you had such a nice time and enjoyed the lodge, views and staff. We hope you'll return to stay with us again. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

What a gorgeous place! The exquisite room -how about that outside shower treat?! As most of these things wouldn't matter were the staff not as nice, goodness they were wonderful guys and ready to have a laugh too. Every single person at the lodge from cleaners to cooks, waiters, to drivers, to security chaps to the operational manager Mr.Bill and... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tindyz, We really appreciate this great review from you and are so glad you enjoyed Serengeti Simba Lodge so much and had a fabulous time there. Thanks for mentioning our wonderful team by name; that means the world to them. We hope you'll come again some day and enjoy our corner of Serengeti. Marketing Manager ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We were part of a Tour group with 8 pool people. The accommodations very good. The rooms (tents) were very nice. King bed with large bathroom. The private shower was outside OK off the the bathroom. The room had a safe for valuables and mosquito net over the bed. The pool was great with a view over the Serengeti plains.... More 

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auroraafrica, Marketing & Guest Relations at Serengeti Simba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Larry M, What a great review, thanks so much! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay at Serengeti Simba Lodge and that it had everything you needed to make your time with us comfortable. We appreciate the recommendation. ~ Simba Portfolio Lodges More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serengeti Simba Lodge

Address: Ikona Wildlife Management Area, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: $500 - $511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Serengeti Simba Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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