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Tarangire Safari Lodge

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Oradell, New Jersey
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64 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to stay in Tarangire! You will be amazed by the views of the sweeping plains and Mara River below the veranda of the hotel. We literally sat all afternoon and watched wildlife below us as we enjoyed a beverage and looked out through our binoculars. The tents give you an authentic safari experience. Food was great. Service... More 

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

"......Altogether awesome." Thank you MariaRini for sharing your positive experience. Very happy you enjoyed our location with "the elephants right outside at night." Welcome back for more. A. Simonson More 

Atchison
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but what an amazing experience! Unparalleled view... Delightful staff... Great food. All good! Would definitely recommend it to anyone! The tents are so nice... Doesn't even seem like "camping" 😀 We watched the animals in the valley as they moved around... To the river for water... It's an experience everyone should have!

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

" It's an experience everyone should have!" Thank you Jacque P for the 5 star review and recommendation. Happy you enjoyed your experience here. A warm welcome back again. A. Simonson More 

Chicago
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87 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge and tents are well placed for spectacular animal viewing on a cliff above the plains. The food is first rate. We really appreciated the hosts taking an interest in our safari and offering suggestions. We plan on returning to this park and would stay nowhere else!

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

Thank you Road-King777 for the Wonderful Title & 5 Star Review. Happy you appreciated our location & food. AND to read 'We plan on returning to this park and would stay nowhere else!' YEAH! A warm welcome back again. A.Simonson More 

Arusha Region, Tanzania
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79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lodge's location is unparalleled for a view of Tarangire - we enjoyed watching elephants drinking at and crossing the river located below the camp. The resident creatures (Dik diks, monkeys etc) made for good viewing too! Test are spacious and simple, as are their ensuite bathrooms. The tents are spaced quite closely together so privacy/ noise transfer is a... More 

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

Thank you TravellingJane1 for sharing a review. Happy you appreciated our views & location And that you found it 'A great option for your Tarangire stay.' 'Asante sana' & a warm welcome back again. A.Simonson More 

Montgomery Village, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tarangire Safari Lodge has to be one of the most stupendous setting ever. Perched on a bluff, the view from the terrace overlooks the park and a river where we saw different animals for the 2 days that we stayed here. Annette Simonson, the owner of this family run lodge, is personally there during the day. Her son Brendon... More 

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

Asante sana RubinaKarim for sharing 5 stars with us. We certainly like the Subject line. And thank you for mentioning our Eco efforts. Happy to have met you and I hope it will not be your last. 'Karibu sana' A.Simonson More 

Abbotsford, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dashir Lodge and Safaris, near Arusha, arranged this as our first night on safari. A good intro to the safari experience, seeing many animals on our drive through the park, and then coming into Tarangari Lodge - the stunning view was amazing as was the walk past enormous baobabs out to our tent. Food and service were good, the tent... More 

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

Thank you ruthinafrica for sharing your review with us. Happy you appreciated our surroundings, view, food & service. And delighted that you 'would love to visit again' A warm welcome indeed. A. Simonson More 

Bogota, Colombia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in July and were very impressed with the location. We had spectacular views below the lodge- quite incredible to see the giraffes drinking at the river and the elephants walking past. The tents were clean and comfortable. The restaurant and communal areas were of a high standard and a pleasure to spend time in.... More 

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

And Thank You for coming Amy B. AND for sharing a 5 Star review with us. Happy you appreciated our location, views and friendly staff. Indeed, welcome back for a longer stay. 'Asante sana & Karibu tena' A.Simonson More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the only affordable (for almost-mortals anyway) within Tarangire NP and it is so worth it. We stayed for two nights following a budget camping safari and I wish it had been 3 or 5 nights! The views of the river and the NP are very special with dik-dik, elephants and impala, at a minimum, within the camp. We... More 

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

Thank you Halimione for the 5 Stars AND for appreciating everything about it. Even wanting to add more days. Welcome back for a longer stay. "Asante sana"! A.Simonson More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tents were very nice and the permanent common area was great and nicely furnished. Food and service were as good as any we saw on safari. The space overlooking the tarangire river was beautiful at sunset, as we watched the elephants zebras and baboons get their last drinks before night fell. The night was interesting w all of the... More 

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

5 STARS! Thank you Cody S So happy you enjoyed our accommodation service view & wildlife and staff security. A warm welcome back for more. A. Simonson More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a day and a half in planes and airports and finally arriving in Arusha, the drive to Tarangire was a couple of hours. The lodge was however perfect, a beautiful terrace overlooks a dramatic panorama of scenery and wildlife. The tented rooms are unique and fit the scene. The lodge made all of us feel like we were... More 

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

Jambo NZFam_5 for the 5 Stars ! Delighted you found our place the.... "Perfect start to safari" AND "The lodge made all of us feel like we were really where we wanted to be. " Wonderful! Happy you enjoyed the lodge & the wildlife surrounding it. Welcome back again. A. Simonson More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built on top of a high bluff with a breathtaking panorama, our lodge is superbly located in Tarangire National Park, providing one of the best views in Africa. Carving out the landscape below the lodge is the Tarangire River, a favourite watering place, which attracts impressive numbers and a variety of game. The scene unfolds before you while lounging on the outdoor patio, allowing you to appreciate Tarangire's diverse wildlife. At the heart of the lodge are the impressively high thatched roofs of the lounge and dining room. The open-sided design allows an uninterrupted view of the landscape and wildlife below, and captures the cooling breeze while you dine on our delicious home cooked safari cuisine. The lounge area has oversized armchairs made from old dhow boats, which make a perfect place to relax. Those wanting something a bit more active can take a dip in the pool, a bird walk around the lodge grounds or hunt for souvenirs in the Baobab boutique. Our twin tents combine the authentic safari atmosphere of 'nights under canvas', with more modern comforts of electric light and en suite bathrooms with solar hot water. We also have bungalows that provide the space and convenience of solid walls yet blend into their surroundings by using local stone and echoing the traditional round Maasai huts. Tarangire Safari Lodge offers morning & evening bush walks along the river, Night Drives and Game Drives and don't miss a massage with a view at "Patulivu"! "Karibuni" or Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarangire Safari Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 2703 | Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Tarangire National Park
Price Range: $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tarangire Safari Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Tarangire Safari Hotel Tarangire National Park
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