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Overview
Vilima Vitatu between Tarangire and Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park Tanzania See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 3 kicked off our first-time-ever visit to African with a two-night stay at Chem Chem Lodge and my only complaint is that we didn't plan to stay longer. This visit exceeded our expectations. First, the staff was incredible! From lodge manager Kelly...More

Thank Serena L
Response from LincktoAfrica, Manager at Chem Chem Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Serena L, Greeting from all us of at Chem Chem! Thank you for taking your time to write in detail about your experience with us at Chem Chem, its a true pleasure to read about all the small details. We are flattered and humbled...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived to a warm welcome from Kelly and the staff. Traveling with my twins who are 16 and my niece . This was our first stop on a 2 week trip. Loved our tents , food , service was all excellent . The breakfast served...More

Thank mary D
Response from LincktoAfrica, Manager at Chem Chem Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mary D, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us at Chem Chem, we have passed on your kind words to the team here and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm salaams from the entire Chem...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

This was our last stop on a 12 day trip. Perfectly relaxing with spa, pool and beautiful, private lodge. We also visited the nearby school which is so heartwarming (and heartbreaking) all at the same time. If you get a chance to do this...you must...More

Thank Cal346304
Response from LincktoAfrica, Manager at Chem Chem Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cal346304, Thank you for your expressive words describing your stay with us, sending you warm greetings from the entire team here. Best wishes, The Chem Chem Team

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Chem Chem was our first stop on safari and we absolutely loved it! First of all, it's a stunning place with lovely decor and wonderful food. The tents are beautifully decorated, extremely comfortable, and with every amenity one might need. As an added bonus, while...More

Thank Melody5
Response from LincktoAfrica, Manager at Chem Chem Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melody5, Thank you for taking the time to write in detail about your experiences with us at Chem Chem. We are delighted to read about the cherished moments and our ethos of 'Slow Safari'. We will pass on your kind words to Kelly, Elizabeth,...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

A beautiful and tastefully decorated boutique hotel where service is absolutely top notch and very intimate. You will love hearing the lions at night and having your dinner in a different spot every evenings. Everything is taken care of. We still remember the wonderful aperitivo...More

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Response from LincktoAfrica, Manager at Chem Chem Safari LodgeResponded 9 January 2018

Dear CleminDubai, Thank you for you beautiful account of your stay at Chem Chem, we are very flattered to hear that it was he highlight of your honeymoon in Tanzania and that the intimate and private dining was a highlight of your stay. Best wishes...More

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Chem Chem Safaris consists of two leading luxury eco-properties: Chem Chem Lodge and Little Chem Chem. 20,000Ha of private land within the Burunge Wildlife Management Area between the Tarangire National Park in ...More the east and lake Manyara in the west. Privately owned and managed by Fabia Bausch & Nicholas Nerge who hosts thier guests personally. The Concept "Slow Safari" was born at Chem Chem Lodge. The ethos of a safari being a tabgible, sensual experience beyond the confines of a vehicle. The camps combine perfectly together creating an in-depth understanding of this diverse area, both with in their own reserve and the surrounding National Parks underpinned with genuine Maasai experiences. More on Chem Chem Lodge: Chem Chem Lodge is situated within a privileged Wildlife Management Area between Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara known as the Burunge Wildlife Management Area. The Lodge itself can be found nestled on the picturesque western side of the wildlife concession and consists of eight secluded tent-style suites with an opulent main lodge, all evoking the spirit of a vintage safari lodge. The permanent structure of the lodge reflects the form of a flamingo with its wings spread wide for landing. One wing holds the full service gourmet restaurant and an outside fire place, the other wing offers a bar, lounge, fire place and fully stocked library. The lodge also boasts a viewing deck with awe-inspiring views over Lake Manyara. Outside, a pool is hidden in the trees to cool off in and escape from the afternoon heat and the Chem Chem Amani Spa offers a new meaning to utter relaxation. Eight stylish, secluded tent-style suites have been exquisitely decorated to offer 5-star accommodation, each with spectacular, private lake views. Each suite (100m²) has been created from a combination of canvas, lava-stones and wood, and are set a minimum of 80 meters apart to ensure complete privacy. Every tent boasts a luxury bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, a reading corner, dressing room, dressing gown and slippers, yoga mats and private patios complete with a luxurious day-bed. The family suite consists of a full suite connected to a vintage-style tented room (50m²) with two single beds, a rocking chair, small desk, with its own bathroom (indoor shower) and dressing room. The two rooms are built on the same platform and are connected via a small wooden bridge. It can sleep up to four children or two adults. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$1,360 - US$1,620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Arusha Region > Tarangire National Park
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"Consider tents #1 or #2 that are closer to the main lodge. We were in Tent #8 (very private), but a longer..."
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"Only 8 rooms all exceptional1"
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"Everything was 5 star. Couldn’t click on hotel ratings"
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"Chem Chem is not to be missed on a trip to Tanzania"
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