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Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We had the most amazing time at Kusini! Debby and Chris were just incredible and so was our guide Emmanuel! By far the most amazing staff and such a wonderful way to kick off our safari. We came for our honeymoon and it was a trip we will never forget! The food was excellent, the staff was so knowledgable and...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn and Steven Firstly congratulations on your marriage we wish you both many, many blissful years together, secondly thank you for this great review!! Chris, Debbie and the rest of the Kusini team absolutely loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one, perhaps for your first anniversary?? Until then you can keep up to date with the...

basel/switzerland
Reviewed 29 January 2014

We stayed for three wonderfiul nights at Kusini and where blown away by its location, by its food, by the friendly service and especially by our hosts, Debby and Chris. Unforgettable moments on the rocks during sunset, having drinks and sharing the daily experiences with the other guests - a dream. Thank you so much for making us feel home!...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Excellent review thank you so much!! We are thrilled to hear that you felt at home... thank you for you kind comments especially about Chris and Debbie. We hope to welcome you back one day soon for the unforgettable sunsets on the rock.. Would be great if you could keep up to date with the latest news from...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 January 2014

The Camp is about 20 min drive from Serengeti South Airstrip and I got picked up my Chris the Camp Manager and my guide Emmanuel who took me on a little game drive before lunch. Sooo much to see and explore, he was very knowledgable, checked what my interests were and explained a lot, taking me to the best photo...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely detailed review and the recommendation muc appreciated! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us at Kusini and thank you for all your lovely comments. Chris, Debbie, Emmanuel and the rest of the team absolutely loved hosting you and are eager to welcome you back one day. Until then you can...

Merida, Mexico
Reviewed 31 December 2013

It was the last stop of our trip, and the weather was rainy so on the first game ride our car got stuck in the mud, it was fun and it was different, all the animals were staring at us trying to get the car out, as far as safari goes I don't know if it really counted as one...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Tania, Thank you for sharing your experience of Kusini on Tripadvisor! We are very pleased that you had an unforgettable experience with us. Our team loved hosting you and would love to welcome you back one day soon. Until then please keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreat and Kusini Camp by liking us on...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 December 2013

My family and I spent 3 days and 3 nights at Kusini over Christmas. The management (Debbie and Chris) and staff at kusini are exceptional hosts, knowledgeable, detail oriented and attentive to the needs/desires of their guests. The tents are spacious, wash rooms clean and great water pressure. :) The foods was great as well, including the proper hamper for...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this great review, much appreciated!! We are thrilled that you had an awesome time with us at Kusini Camp and thank you for all your kind comments, we shared this with the rest of the team they loved your feedback! Was indeed a privilege hosting you and your family and we are eager to welcome...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you are going to be in the Serengeti, I can think of no better place to lay your head down, relax, and enjoy being in this beautiful area. The accommodations are simple but elegant, and as you look out from your porch, there are baboons and other animals right in front of you. Debbie and Chris, the camp managers,...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Harvey-Jane, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed you stay with us and thank you for your kind comments especially about our team they loved your review!! We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 September 2013

This was one of the first places we stayed at in A&K's Wings Over the Migration safari. It was also one of the two best places we stayed at in the two weeks that we were in Tanzania/Kenya. )The other was Sanctuary Olana in Kenya.) The staff, accommodations and food here were excellent. Chris and Debbie (Camp Managers) know what...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for this lovely review!! We are very pleased that you experienced two of our properties and had a enjoyable stay at both. Thank for your lovely feedback, Chris, Debbie and the rest of the team loved hosting you and are eager to welcome you back again one day soon. In the meantime you can keep up...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We stayed in five locations in Tanzania and Kenya on an A&K "Wings Over Migration" safari, and Sanctuary Kusini was probably the most special of the luxury tent camps. It lies in the Southern end of the Serengeti Park and is a relatively remote location on a hilltop. The tent-cabins are spaced well apart from one another and provide both...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Robert, What a lovely review, thank you so much! We’re so glad to hear that you had such an exceptional experience with us and that Kusini was the most special camp you stayed at. It was an honour to host you and your family and we do hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then, please keep...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We had to drive for a long time over bad roads to reach Kusini Camp but we were very pleased with the result. The accommodations were not as luxurious as some of the other places we stayed, but I loved the African "feel" to the lodge and tents. The game viewing was excellent (thousands upon thousands of wildebeests and zebras,...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you were pleased with the end result and very happy that you loved the African “feel”. We’re glad your game viewing experience was excellent too and we do hope you return again soon. If you wouldn’t mind taking the time,...

Bergen County, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This superb property is operated by Abercrombie and Kent, but available to other providers and to independent travellers. Although it's classified as a "Permanent Tented Camp", it was the most luxurious and attractive place we stayed on our A&K "Wings over the Migration" trip. Chris and Debbie are savvy managers who get the best out of their staff, providing a...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so very much for this incredibly detailed and delightful review of Sanctuary Kusini, it gives us great pleasure receiving positive feedback from our guests. This is indeed a rave review and we will certainly share this with Chris, Debbie and the rest of the team, our staff is our greatest asset, and it is wonderful to...

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Part of Sanctuary Kusini's charm is its remote and private location within the park, offering exceptional and essentially private game viewing. Built around a spectacular rocky outcrop, or kopje, the camp's communal areas include a dining area, lounge and library, as well as a campfire. The views from the kopje are simply sensational - the perfect spot for sundowners and stargazing. The library is stocked with reference books to read up on the day's discoveries, and of course, our experienced guides are always on hand to fill in about local knowledge where books cannot. Like all Sanctuary properties, Sanctuary Kusini is designed to have minimal environmental impact, in fact the camp can be packed up and removed without leaving a trace. The open-plan ensuite twelve tents at Sanctuary Kusini are shaded from the sun by acacia trees and all are positioned carefully with thought out views of the surrounding plains and extremely spacious at 48 square metres. Each tent has its own personal attendant to look after guests during their stay and feature mosquito netting, hairdryers and in-room safe. A large private wooden veranda with comfortable furnishings extends in front of each tent, with many having views of the plains below where zebra, buffalo and lion are a common sight year-round, the ideal spot to relax for a sundowner after a hot restorative shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti

Address: PO Box 427, Njiro Hill, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: €553 - €1,491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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