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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

For us,Tarangire River Camp was a near perfect lodge. The sweeping view over the river valley was stunning, the food excellent, and the tents both spacious and basic. The tents were comfortable, yet allowed in all the nighttime (and daytime) sounds in. This became the safari lodge we compared all the others we stayed at in the course of our...

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Cliff W, Manager at Tarangire River Camp, responded to this review

Good Morning, On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we wish to sincerely thank you for your kind review on your stay with us at Tarangire River Camp. We are delighted to read and hear you had a fantastic experience with us. Your review is highly important to us and the team, so in order for us to continue...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tented camp situated on a river cliff overlooking the Tarangire River. The tented cabins are spacious but basic. They have electricity, solar heated shower and mosquito nets. At night it is common for elephant, giraffe and water buffalo to walk through the camp. A whistle is provided for 'emergencies' which does not include having your cabin surrounded...

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Cliff W, Manager at Tarangire River Camp, responded to this review

Good Morning On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we wish to sincerely thank you for your kind review about your stay at Tarangire River Camp. We are delighted to read and hear you had a wonderful time and experience. Our team strives hard to ensure all our esteemed guests receive the best possible standards we can provide and...

Dakar, Senegal
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Perfect location. Room is comfortable, well arranged and equipped. View on surroundings is amazing. Food and restaurant services are well adapted. Pool is fine and allows to relax after exhausting safari day.

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Good Afternoon On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we would like to thank you for your review on your stay with us at Tarangire River Camp. Its always a pleasure to hear our guests have a great time. Your review is important to us and the team and your review will be passed onto them. We hope to...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Introduce facility to pay by credit card. Train staff to be more attentive and also to smile more! Morale seemed so low. Change your Manager - he is 1 of the big problems in Tarangire. Remember.........."customers are king". Tarangire was the worst of the 5 lodges we visited, only down to the service provided and this is something you can...

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Good Morning Sir. Thank you for your review on your stay with Tarangire River Camp in October. On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we wish to extend our sincerest apologies to you and your family for the poor experience you had. We have taken into consideration your advise and suggestions and have ensured they have been implemented. Tarangire...

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was our first safari and also our first time staying in a tent of this caliber. Truly "glamping". We stayed for two nights and the camp was fairly empty and private. The pool is nice but I had to clean it with the skimmer before swimming since it was filled with dead flies. Having the staff maintain the pool...

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Good Afternoon, On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we sincerely thank you for your review on your stay with us at Tarangire River Camp. Your review is highly important to us as we strive to improve our services for each and every guest that stays with us. Our apologies about the insects in the pool. November has been...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Spent one night the this lovely camp with some friends who were visiting from India. It's a great Lil place with over 20 spacious luxury safari tents, great showers, 24 hours electricity and to my surprise 24 hrs hot water (given that their water is heated through solar power). I decided to try my luck with the shower at around...

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Good Morning Ma'am On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we would like to express our gratitude for your amazing review on us from your stay. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful time here. Your review is very valuable to us as well as the team who strive hard everyday to ensure our guests have the...

washington
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The more popular Tarangire Safari Lodged was booked - 8 months out - so I chose this place based on TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed! Yes, it is not in the park, but it is pretty close to the gate - not so bad if you just plan for the extra time. It is a beautiful location overlooking a...

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Cliff W, Manager at Tarangire River Camp, responded to this review

Good Morning On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps we wish to thank you very much for your amazing review about your stay with us. We are happy to hear you had a great time with us. Thank you for your compliments and once again we do apologize that there was an issue with your shower. It is a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here at the start of our safari in mid-September. The camp is perfectly located for Tarangire National Park and also not too far from Lake Manyara. The tents are fantastic and have everything you need. We had plenty of hot water and the inside of the tent was very clean. The views from our room and...

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Good Morning On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we would ike to thank you so much for your great review on your stay at Tarangire River Camp. We are happy to hear you did have a wonderful time staying with us. Your feedback is highly valuable to us are we strive to give the best service possible everytime....

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed in 9 different locations on our safari in August and this tented lodge was one of our top two favourites. Only issue was hearing the elephants outside our tent in the middle of the night...but to experience animals close up is why we came to Africa ! The close proximity to Tarangire National Park was a bonus. Would...

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Good Morning On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we would like to thank you for your amazing review with us and your stay at Tarangire River Camp. We are happy to hear you had a great time with us. We do strive hard everyday to deliver the best service possible for our guests. Your review is highly valuable...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 August 2016

very excellent service quality, you will be taken of that African paradise with nice meallsssss, staff and property up to the standard real relaxing trip. animals all around. weather is nice no insects all clean.

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Good Morning On behalf of Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, we would like to thank you for your amazing review with us and your stay at Tarangire River Camp. We are happy to hear you had a great time with us. We do strive hard everyday to deliver the best service possible for our guests. Thank you for your compliments....

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Tarangire River Camp is located in a Wildlife Management Area bordering the Tarangire National Park. Situated on top of a high river bank over looking the Tarangire River. With spectacular views over the valley and river below, there is no shortage of amazing views and scenery. An abundance of animals come down to drink at the river all day, offering guests that little bit extra. Tarangire River Camp is a popular stop over for most as they travel to and from the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Lake Manyara. ... more   less 

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Address: | Minjingu, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Tarangire National Park
Hotel Class:4 star — Tarangire River Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Tarangire River Camp Hotel Tarangire National Park
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“Rooms 1 to 10 have a view over the river. 11 - 17 are set back into the bush.”
 of 5 bubbles Sambururob, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe Tent was private with a large deck and great views!”
 of 5 bubbles not_enuf_vaca, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the river side for the view”
 of 5 bubbles miksaman, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“try to get a "tent" near the rim”
 of 5 bubbles AK24Mio, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think there were more animals to see from the non-river side - at least that's where the elephants were passing through.”
 of 5 bubbles sgolamco, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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