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    Selous Great Water Lodge

    | 16km from the Mtemere Park Gate, Tanzania
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    07/09/2017 07/10/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveler (109)
          Room & Suite (34)
          Dining (12)
          • Excellent83%
          • Very good14%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible2%
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          “rufiji river” (27 reviews)
          “boat safari” (12 reviews)
          Family Rooms
          Pets Allowed
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed March 3, 2012

          I visited Selous Great Water Lodge along with my wife and two French friends. We spent one night at the lodge en route from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro, which can be reached by crossing the Selous Game Reserve, entering at the Mtemere gate and...More

          Thank Svend K
          Reviewed February 8, 2012

          Was on a weekend drive around Rufiji river and wanted a place to chill out , drove through the bush road and arrived there without any reservations. But was taken aback by the warm greeting from the staffs there. Was overwhelmed by the captivating view...More

          Thank dwaip
          Reviewed January 28, 2012

          I am a university professor in the states, and this is my second stay at the lodge, but the first since John purchased the property. We (13 students and myself - all women) could not have had a better experience. The game drive was a...More

          Thank pattybru
          Reviewed December 14, 2011

          We stayed in this wonderful lodge for three days and had an amazing time. The staff was taking care of us in a very discreet but also relaxing way, the way that everything run smoothly without us noticing any effort at all. It is something...More

          1  Thank MattaSam
          Reviewed November 22, 2011

          My fiancee and I spent 3 days in this beautiful lodge, located on the shores of the Rufiji River and we would highly recommend it ! Delicious meals, great staff and a knowledgeable guide named Patrick. The Owner John is very friendly and polite and...More

          Thank georgi_kiwi
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • $75 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Lindi Region >
          • Selous Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Selous Great Water Lodge Tanzania/Selous Game Reserve
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          "All the tents have similar outlooks so none better than the others."
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          "Choose one of the two tents close to the river."
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          "River facing rooms have a good view"
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          "From what we saw, all the tents are identical just different locations in the camp."
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