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Serengeti Pioneer Camp

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Community of Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay in Pioneer Camp was utterly perfect. The "rooms" were both wanderfull and authentic while including modern comforts. The food, breakfast and dinners as well as lounchboxes, were delicious and beautifully presented. Dining in the candlelight under the stars and next to the campfire was simply magical, as was breakfast overlooking the Serengeti. The staff was stremely nice allways...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made me feel as if I was a pioneer coming to the Serengeti! Excellent food and service! Amazing view from the lobby - we got up early and came to see the sunrise- wow! They have one family tent, suitable fir a family of up to 5 and we had wonderful time there. I recommend spending at least 3 days...

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Tel Aviv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I felt like Queen Victoria going on a safari. Lovely lovely tent accommodations. You can hear the lions roaring at night and the food was the best we had. The view from the lounge is breathtaking, especially at sun rise and sun down. I wish I could have stayed there longer. Special thanks to the lovely manager who very considerably...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolutely superb experience. The Pioneer camp is tucked into the surrounding countryside in such a way as to exploit every last drop of nature but without scarring it:, from the sunrise over lounge to the evening orchestra from the surrounding plains. It is a luxury camp in every sense of the word but also with an eye on...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our camp! We pride ourselves in running the camp entirely on solar while still providing all the comforts and luxuries we promise. The sounds at night are simply magical and we really are fortunate with our incredible location. Not only the wonderful views but the abundant wildlife we're so lucky to...

Asheboro
Reviewed 20 March 2017

One of the best situated camps in the central/south Serengeti.Fairly rustic but very comfortable and well equipped.This is what most first timers coming to Africa expect in terms of its relative remoteness,all under canvas,extensive views over the plains.Pioneer has a wonderful raised lounge on the top of a rock with 180 degree views looking out over 20 miles. Excellent service...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review about your stay at Serengeti Pioneer Camp. We were glad to find out you were an Elewana regular! We have one of the best locations in Serengeti (if not the best), with incredible wildlife in and around the camp throughout the year, making for thrilling safari experiences. Our tents are created with pure comfort...

Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our stay at Serengeti Pioneer Camp was perfect from our greeting by Alison until our departure with the whole staff sending us on our way. Each day was filled with the wonders of the Southern Serengeti. Upon our return to camp each day, we enjoyed drinks and the beauty of the view from the lodge, usually with a spectacular storm.,...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for lovely words and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear you had a great stay with us- much of the stay is made even better given our location, spectacular views and our extra hard working team, who will be thrilled to read this. Great that you were able to witness...

Reviewed 17 March 2017

A wonderful base from which to explore the Serengeti. Luxury accommodation in tents that bring you back to 1930's old world safari camps. Food and drink were brilliant, very exciting to sleep close to the wildlife. The tents were spotless, polished hardwood floors, modern bathrooms, everything very well maintained. We were treated like royalty.

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! Our luxury accommodations combined with the amazing wildlife around the camp, brilliant food and drinks and most of all our wonderful team is all part of making our guest feel as you so aptly describe- like "royalty". We hope we have the opportunity to host you again!...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2017

From arrival to departure our experience was beyond our wildest imagination. Tom, Alison, Army and our exceptionally knowledgeable guide Charles impressed us at every turn. Since our return we have not stopped raving to friends and colleagues about this unbelievable camp in the middle of the Serengeti.

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review on our camp and great to hear you have been raving about us- we love creating Elewana Champions! Having a great guide in the bush, makes a world of difference on Safari and Charles is amongst the best. Amry and our entire team were delighted to host you, and even more so knowing we've...

Glendale, California
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Absolutely first class Safari camp in Southern Serengeti. Beautifully located, efficiently run, impeccably maintained and staffed with the friendliest personnel. This camp by itself was worth our entire safari trip. The immediate and easy accessibility to the incredible game of this part of the Serengeti added to the credibility of this camp as one of the premier exclusive lodging in...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for you lovely review! It was so great to hear about the wonderful time you had with us and that we were able to meet and hopefully surpass all your expectations. AS you rightly point out, our location is fantastic, allowing quick access to incredible game without going too far out. Sometimes, we even have special visitors within...

Reviewed 4 March 2017

We loved our uphill tent (#11 of 12) and the feeling of being safely in the wild, enjoying a full moon and lions roaring at night. John, our guide, packed each game drive with amazing sightings--the wildebeest migration, an illusive leopard, cheetahs, a lion kill, etc. The chef and his staff made meals a special time by presenting food beautifully...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and taking the time to share it with us! Our chef and his team are over the moon to hear you enjoyed their food so much! Our entire team would like to thank you for your lovely review. Knowing they had such a huge impact on your holiday is further motivation for us all...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Located in the Southern Serengeti (within the Moru Kopjes area), Serengeti Pioneer Camp is ideally situated to offer unrivalled access to the annual migration and the 'Big 5' with sweeping views overlooking Moru Kopjes, Lake Magadi and the endless plains. ... more   less 

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Address: Seronera, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: €1,005 - €1,477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Serengeti Pioneer Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All Tents are private with lots of space between them.”
91mikef, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are equally arranged and strategically located within the compound”
zinjanous, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Would choose a tent above the lounge and dining tents”
currituckgolf, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tents are Far Apart so if you can not walk long or are afraid of the night walk to your Tent book close to the main area.”
arushan73, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Closer to restaurant to avoid long walk in the dark.”
Mayuri-O-Straub, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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