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Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

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bucks england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly the positives. The views are spectacular. The staff were very professional, helpful and friendly and the food was good. However the huts are very dated and in need of updating. The bathrooms in particular were in very poor condition with broken fixtures and cracked tiles. We had three huts for three nights. The first night one hut had no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

the lodge is so beautiful and has a great view! the rooms are nice however if you stay in some of the high ones it is a fair walk up to it, felt like a 400m ascent just to get to bed! Also the wifi does not work at all however the food and service is spectacular. It's also only... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The organisation was great, the food was mouthwatering and the rooms were excellent as well. Thank you very much for the wonderful time! The Mikumisafafrilodge and the Mufindifarmlodge are also places you should definately visit, they are also of the same owner.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

We arrived to a very warm welcome from all the staff. Once we'd had a cold beer we were shown to our huts . The huts are on the hillside and ours was one of the furthest but the staff carried our luggage all the way. What a fantastic view from the balcony in the bar area. We loved it... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I stayed at Ruaha Hilltop lodge two weeks ago with my family. I could not recommend this lodge more. Incredible views, food and accommodation. Alban, the owner was fantastic throughout our stay going above and beyond to ensure we had an enjoyable stay. The staff at the hotel were friendly and always helpful. The safari arranged though this hotel was... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

My Mum, Sister and I have just come back from an amazing visit to Tanzania. Couldn't think of a better place to stay for everything was faultless. The staff were friendly, inviting and so attentive there isn't anything they wouldn't do for you in which we made many friendships during our stay. The lodge owner Alban was absolutely brilliant, he... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This lodge has a lovely feel to it. The staff are all so friendly and helpful. Mary was a great waitress and Happiness was an amazing porter!The food is delicious, the peas in tomato chilli sauce should not be missed! The view from the the rooms and the lodge veranda is extraordinary.

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Emmanuel L, Director of Sales at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge, responded to this review

Ahsante sana for the wonderful review. We will sure keep up the good work and insure that safaris remain a memory to all our guests. On behalf of the Hilltop team we would like to wish you all the best and fond greetings to your friends and family :-) More 

Iola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Ruaha Hilltop Lodge has become my go-to location on my annual trips to Tanzania to visit my non-profit locations. For the past 3 years I have stayed at the lodge and used them for game drives to Ruaha National Park. The staff is friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. The meals are exquisite. The bungalows are clean, inviting and comfortable. I highly... More 

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Emmanuel L, Director of Sales at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge, responded to this review

Words cannot express how grateful for the wonderful review and thank you for sharing your safari with other future travelers. We wish you all the best on your undertakings. Ahsante Sana More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We spent some days in the Hilltop Lodge nearby the Ruaha National Park and in the Safari Lodge nearby the Mikumi National Park. Both lodges belonge to the same family. It was a wonderful stay in both lodges with a very friendly staff. The lodges were clean with a lot of space. The spicy meals were excellently prepared and served.... More 

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Emmanuel L, Director of Sales at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ruaha hilltop lodge, We are very grateful for taking your time and sharing your safari with other travelers and that we are very happy for allowing us to be of service to you. It was a real pleasure having you with us and we wish you all the best in your daily activities hope to see you again... More 

Belluno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I spent there two nights last July, while visiting the Ruaha Park. The place has a wonderful sight and large bedrooms. I have really appreciated the staff`s kindness: One of the guys took us around the Park for our safari and he was very nice, prepared and helpful. I`ve enjoied my staying there and I racommande it to you if... More 

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Emmanuel L, Director of Sales at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ruaha hilltop lodge! Thank you very much for sparing time to review us, this means the a lot to us and we look forward to having you over again on your next safari. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is located on top of a hill over looking the vast savannah plains. We are committed to offering exceptional service at an affordable price to bring out the real Tanzanian experience in your safari. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

Address: 5km from Tungamalenga Village, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Ruaha National Park
Price Range: $131 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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