We love these accommodations

Accommodations that we love and recommend

When you plan your safari adventure, deciding on the right accommodation for your budget is important.
If you seek an authentic safari experience with minimal amenities and close wildlife encounters, campsites are the ideal choice.
For those seeking comfort and a blend of wilderness and luxury, safari lodges provide a perfect balance.
And if luxury and extravagance are your top priorities, luxury hotels offer an unforgettable safari experience.

We have personally tested these hotels, lodges and camps. We will be happy to advice you.

The main difference is in the costs:
Safari Eco Budget Campsites are available for safari rates of $250-275 per person per day.
For Comfort mid range safari lodges you must count on a safari rate of $300-$400 per person per day.
If you prefer a safari in luxury style, $525-$600 per day per person is normal for this type of safari’s.
There is another level of safari’s where the sky is the limit, the Extra Luxury segment, which can cost $1025 or more per person per day.

See accommodations that we recommend:

Serengeti Arusha Ngorongoro Kilimanjaro / Moshi Tarangire Lake Manyara Zanzibar Tanzania South

Serengeti Hotels and Camps:

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Luxury
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is an award-winning gem of a hotel in one of the most beautiful settings in Tanzania.
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Comfort
Robin Safari Camp Serengeti
The Robin Safari Camp emerges as a serene haven and an ideal launching point within the central region of Serengeti.
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Extra Luxury
Four Seasons Serengeti
Perched on a series of elevated platforms and walkways, our Lodge sits next to an animal watering hole.
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Comfort
Serengeti Safari Lodge
A modern, luxury lodge and offers many contemporary amenities, such as a restaurant, a lounge with bar, a fireplace,and a modern swimming pool.
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Comfort
Ndutu Heritage Camp
Ndutu provides peace and tranquility away from the madding crowds, far away from the bustling tourist circuit. Relax to the rhythm of an African day.
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Comfort
Mara Heritage Migration Camp
The camp is situated on a hill, surrounded by huge evergreen trees, with sweeping views of the Northern Serengeti. The camp is open from July to November.
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Luxury
Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp
Acacia Seronera is our flagship Serengeti camp. Positioned centrally, it allows guests to witness both the northward and southward wildebeest migration in pure luxury style from upclose.
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Luxury
Nyota Luxury Camp
Nyota Luxury Camp currently comprises 10 spacious guest tents. This allows us to provide an intimate and personal service to all. Each tent is built with your comfort and privacy in mind.
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Extra Luxury
& Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Experience a classic tented safari in soothing solitude and spectacular comfort, with only the canvas walls of your tent separating you from the wonders of the Serengeti.
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Budget - Eco
Seronara Campsite
A set of guarded campsites located in the Seronera area of the Serengeti. They offer a great opportunity to stay in the Serengeti at a low cost. 
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Budget - Eco
Lobo Campsite Serengeti
Beautiful view. Clean, new and very good shower and toilet facilities, although still only cold water;) . The nearby lodge offers wifi, cold drinks and a good diner.
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Extra Luxury
Gran Meliã Serengeti
In harmony with the fabulous nature of the Serengeti, this hotel offers an intense wildlife experience with all the comforts of the most exclusive accommodation.
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Extra Luxury
Elewana Migration Camp
Located at the starting point of the Migration. 20 luxurious elevated tents, each with spacious and richly furnished bedrooms, Serengeti Migration Camp blends seamlessly into the environment
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Comfort
Ikoma Tented Camp
This comfortable scenic safari camp is perfectly located at the border of the Serengeti National Park, to witness the migrating wildebeests between Kenya and Tanzania in full comfort.
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Luxury
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
Designed with a modern African style that creates a bright atmosphere, but very cozy and with the right amount of luxury. Guests can attend to the show of the Great Migration from the comfort of their tents

Arusha hotels:

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Comfort
Njiro Legacy Hotel in Arusha
The perfect choice for your stay in Arusha. Our exceptional service and comfortable accommodations, coupled with the stunning views of Africa’s natural beauty, make for an unforgettable experience.
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Comfort
Africa Safari Arusha
An intimate lodge set just outside Arusha’s city centre. The property accommodation consists of 8 Standard rooms and 8 Luxury rooms, surrounded by lush green gardens and a swimming pool.
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Luxury
Mount Meru Hotel Arusha
The hotel comprises of 178 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hour In-Room Dining service, an outdoor swimming pool and a well-equipped gymnasium. 
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Extra Luxury
Gran Meliã Arusha
This spectacular and luxureous hotel in Arusha is located between the Serengeti and Kilimanjaro National Parks, opening out onto all of Tanzania’s majestic natural beauty with opulent pleasure.
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Extra Luxury
Arusha Coffee Lodge by Elewana Collection
30 Plantation Houses that radiate out into the coffee fields, Designed around the original landowner’s home that dates back to the early 1900’s.
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Comfort
Karama Lodge & Spa
Eco friendly and charming lodge. The bar is open all day for a cool beer, a glass of wine or a fresh fruit juice. Stunning views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru. A refreshing breeze will keep you cool.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area:

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Comfort
Hhando Coffee Lodge
10 Superb cottages and 3 family bungalows all with fire place and bathroom, bedroom and veranda offers clear forest air in Ngorongoro. One of our favorites.
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Comfort
Rhino Lodge Ngorongoro
24 ensuite rooms, a cozy living space, friendly local staff and delicious African-inspired meals, Rhino Lodge offers an affordable stay with panoramic views.
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Extra Luxury
Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp
10 spacious tents that are positioned carefully to provide privacy. They accommodate two queen-size beds
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Luxury
Pakulala Ngorongoro
Comfort and luxury are paramount for us, our tents are equipped with two queen beds, private bathroom, a local handmade washbasin and mirror
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Luxury
Karibu Lion's Paw
Each room is designed to be an inviting sanctuary complete with modern amenities,  luxurious bedding and private en-suite bathroom.
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Budget - Eco
Ngorongoro Simba Campsite
This campsite has well maintained toilets and regularly attended and hot water showers (heated by wood fires) and firewood for sale. Great campsite.
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Extra Luxury
Elewana The Manor Ngorongoro
Every detail of The Manor has been designed with its guests’ comfort in mind. The cottages have been carefully positioned to maximise the views of the hills and to maintain the intimacy and privacy of this old-world Manor home
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Luxury
Ngorongoro Farm House
Chalet type bedrooms situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or coffee plantation. Ample and comfortable. Rooms with a double bed or two single beds. The rooms have a bathroom with a shower.
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Luxury
Acacia Farm Lodge - Karatu
The unique configuration of the luxury suites provides for privacy and solitude for couples and smaller groups visiting the lodge with personalised service. Whether you are traveling alone or you are a couple on your exclusive, romantic, private safari.
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Comfort
Ngorongoro Wild Camp
The comfortable Ngorongoro Wild Camps offers modern amenities such as dining & bar, internet, sundowner cocktails to bush meals, fireplace, Maasai barbecue, Ngorongoro Multi-cuisine restaurant

Kilimanjaro / Moshi:

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Comfort
Chanya Lodge. Moshi
32 en-suite rooms. The lodge is known for its grass gardens, multi-cuisine restaurant and its large swimming pool. The lodge has a family heritage
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Comfort
Makoa Farm - Moshi
The farm and its surroundings are ideal for short hikes, bird watching, animal and nature exploring e.g. along the river valleys
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Comfort
Honey Badger Lodge
Our swimming pool provides guests with a lovely natural relaxing environment. We have ensuite lodge rooms ideal for individuals, couples and families.
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Comfort
Park View Inn Moshi
You will love our poolside patio, where you can relax and admire the view of Kilimanjaro. Our rooms are spacious and modern. You will also enjoy our restaurant
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Comfort
Brubru Lodge Moshi
Brubru Lodge shines as the freshest place to stay in Moshi. Each of our 10 rooms adorned with a touch of love and creativity. A modern boutique hotel.
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Comfort
Keys Hotel Limited
Keys Hotel has 15 rooms on the main building and 15 nice African Cottages spread along the garden area. Well furnished with sheer luxury and comfort.
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Comfort
Moshi Leopard Hotel
All 51 rooms (47 regular & 4 suites) have air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with showers, satellite TV, telephone. Some rooms have a private balcony

Tarangire National Park:

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Comfort
Winters Tented Camps
Winters tented lodge is a permanent lodge individually built on raised stainless steel decks with en-suite bathrooms. The camp is perfectly positioned between Tarangire and Lake Manyara.
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Extra Luxury
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Centered around a Main Lodge - which itself encases a thousand year-old baobab tree - 20 rooms all of which are elevated above the ground affording views over the tops of marula and baobab trees.
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Extra Luxury
Sanctuary Swala
12 luxurious tents, which join a series of communal spaces that blend chic styling with relaxed open-air living. An elevated dining area, lounge and library built on stilts provides a tranquil retreat.
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Luxury
Mbali Mbali River Camp
Traditional canvas tents within a 25,000-hectare concession area, Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp is located near the main entrance of the Tarangire National Park, overlooking a branch of the Tarangire River itself
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Comfort
Lake Burunge Tented Camp
Excellent quality tents, good sanitary facilities. Very nice swimming pool, excellent to relax after a long days game drive. Buffet with variety of European and African food. Good lunch box service. This camp doesn't disappoint.
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Luxury
Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Built to blend in with the vastness of its surroundings, Tarangire Sopa Lodge lies hidden among the kopjes, ancient baobab and grasses of the Tarangire National Park - home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa

Lake Manyara accommodations:

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Luxury
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Spread along the edge of the cliff to allow for the most incredible views, our accommodation consists of circular, double-storey, whitewashed traditional circular building, which include their own small veranda.
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Luxury
Manyara's Secret
Manyara’s Secret is a spectacular and impressive lodge, not overly large, but exclusive and with personal attention and exquisite service. The lodge overlooks Lake Manyara’s National Park, a mere 15 minutes by car, and Tarangire National Park is an hour drive away
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Extra Luxury
And Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Ten stilted treehouse suites, crafted from local timber and makuti palm fronds, weave a sophisticated blend of intimacy and romance, offering privacy and exclusivity in the cool, leafy surroundings, with elephant visitors passing through.
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Comfort
Nsya Lodge
On the doorstep of Lake Manyara National Park and only a stone’s throw from Tarangire Park and Ngorongoro Crater. Great hospitality and service provided by a dedicated team to cater for your need to experience the best of wild Africa.
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Luxury
Jungle Pearl
Ten stilted treehouse suites, crafted from local timber and makuti palm fronds, weave a sophisticated blend of intimacy and romance, offering privacy and exclusivity in the cool, leafy surroundings, with elephant visitors passing through.
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Budget - Eco
Migombani Camp
The site is spaciously designed, fully equipped and safe with 24 hours security available. There are hot showers, clean flushing toilets and fresh water, thanks to the nearby river. Also a large, modern kitchen area is at your disposal.

Zanzibar hotels & lodges:

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Comfort
Zenobia Beach Resort
Nestled along the pristine shores of Zanzibar, our exclusive retreat boasts 25 exquisite double rooms, offering an intimate sanctuary on one of the island's most captivating beaches.
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Luxury
The Mora Zanzibar
Nestled on the shores of Muyuni Beach The Mora offers 250 atmospheric rooms and suites, elegantly designed to provide the perfect combination of modern amenities and cosy, refined ambience.
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Extra Luxury
Kilindi Zanzibar by Elewana Collections
15 eastern-styled domed Pavilions nestling amongst a 35-acre tropical garden are the perfect and intimate retreat for each and every guest.
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Luxury
Emerson on Hurumzi
An historical building with a unique style. It combines the elegance of antique furnishing in the period in which it was built with the colour and comfort of the 21st century. Each room is stylish. Each space is magical. Spectacular rooftop dining.
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Comfort
Shaba Boutique Hotel
Shaba Boutique Hotel is a bed and breakfast hotel located in a beautiful and characteristic building in the heart of the centre of Stone Town. It is only a 10-minute walk to the beach and 15 minutes away from the airport and the Ferry Port.
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Luxury
Nungwi Dreams
A luxury resort-style boutique hotel situated on the northern tip of Nungwi, the highest-rated and most pristine beach on Zanzibar. Nungwi Dreams offers a secluded and luxurious hideaway, with direct access to the beach
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Extra Luxury
Meliã Zanzibar
Your own private corner of paradise on Spice Island Just 45 km from the capital Stone Town, this sophisticated all-inclusive resort is located in an unbeatable spot. Romantic rooms and private villas, with infinity pools and views of the Indian Ocean. A dream-hotel
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Comfort
Spice Tree by Turaco
Located in Stone Town, Spice Tree by Turaco- Stone Town is within a 5-minute walk of Old Forte and Forodhani Gardens. This 4-star hotel is 0.2 km from Nakupenda Beach. 58 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions
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Comfort
Indigo Beach Zanzibar
If we have an advice for you, it would be to live barefoot, this is how you will spend your holidays. Forget everything, free your mind! The resorts style shows through the turquoise of the lagoon and the white sandy beach, close to the small fishing village of Bwejuu.
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Comfort
Kinasi Lodge - Mafia Island
Kinasi Lodge is a four-star boutique hotel with only 15 rooms, that offers all activities and services for island visitors: Spa, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Kite-boarding, Whale Shark excursions, Historical, antiquity and cultural tours, Beach and Island picnics

Tanzania South:

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Comfort
Africa Safari Selous
Africa Safari Selous is more than an accommodation, as a stay here is an unrivalled safari experience that you are unlikely to find anywhere else. Located just outside the Selous G.R./Nyerere National Park in southern Tanzania, the property is spacious. Africa Safari Selous has accommodation for every budget; ranging from pre-built Safari tents to Banda Bungalows to Pool Bungalows
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Comfort
Ruaha River Lodge
Set on one of the most stunning stretches of the Great Ruaha River, you can see game throughout the day from the comfort of your veranda; there can surely be few other camps as perfectly situated. Built out of local stone and thatch, the lodge is built around natural kopjes and capitalises on it's exceptional position on a bend in the river where wildguide gathers.
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Luxury
Mivumo Serena Safari Lodge Nyerere National Park
Serena Mivumo River Lodge welcomes you with boutique sophistication, impeccable amenities and a breath-taking location within Tanzania’s Nyerere National Park, the largest game reserve in Africa, Nyerere is four times the size of the Serengeti. It is also home to the largest concentrations of elephants in the world.
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Luxury
Beho Beho Camp - Nyerere NP
Beho Beho is a unique luxury safari haven set amidst the cooling breezes of the highlands above wild bush-lands in Nyerere National Park (Selous), Southern Tanzania, which is an area of over 30,000 sq km where human settlement is prohibited, and only a narrow northern strip is designated for photography tourism.
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Luxury
Kiba Point - Nyerere National Park
Decades of exploring Tanzania have shown us that one of the greatest privileges here is to be on your own in the bush. Kiba Point offers private groups of grown-up families and friends the unrestrained freedom of one of the world’s biggest reserves, a camp full of guilty, natural pleasures.
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Comfort
Rufiji River Camp
Rufiji River Camp enjoys an enviable location high up on the banks of the Great Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park. Spectacular sunsets are chorused by hippos grunting and a plethora of bird song. Each tent has an en suite bathroom, with solar heated water for showering. There are 11 individual classic individual tents along the river bank.