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    Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp

    Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    The camp is located on the Northern part of the Serengeti National Park. This meant that there was a 45 minute drive to the Seronara area where most of the big game, especially lions were to be spotted. That was the only downside. The accommodation...More

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    Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Mbuzi Mawe Serena CampResponded 26 July 2017

    Dear Debubhatnagar Thank you for taking the time to review Mbuzi Mawe Serena and the compliments on our facilities, service and staff. The wildlife experience in the Serengeti is such that it changes with the seasons as the animals move across the vast plains in...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    If you're looking for a comfortable yet adventurous lodging option, I would definitely choose the Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp. The "rooms" are actually tents, but it is far from the normal camping experience. The beds are extremely comfortable and there is plenty of hot water...More

    Thank 429andreay
    Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Mbuzi Mawe Serena CampResponded 26 July 2017

    Dear 429andreay Thank you very much for your compliment on Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp. Sorry for the inconvenience you faced with poor internet access the last time you stayed. I would like to confirm that the internet connectivity has been fully addressed and it is...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    a zippered tent in the middle of the jungle. no doors or fences. dont open or leave the tent at night. what could be more thrilling. add to that some seriously luxurious tented accomodation, friendly staff and good food and this would be the place...More

    Thank takama
    Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Mbuzi Mawe Serena CampResponded 25 July 2017

    Dear Takama It is great that you had a thrilling stay at the Mbuzi Mawe, it is the most natural setting yet it gives you the luxury and comfort of a fine five star lodging facility. The opportunity to be very close to nature; wildlife,...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    This camp is the definition of luxury in the heart of Serengeti. You'll get to experience what other travelers staying in a hotel would NEVER see - i.e. baboons playing right on your patio, lions roaming through the planes (DON'T worry, guards escort you to...More

    Thank V0V0
    Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Mbuzi Mawe Serena CampResponded 25 July 2017

    Dear Vovo I am delighted that you had a beautiful experience at the Mbuzi Mawe. Also to confirm that the Internet challenge, which is usually due to bad network connectivity from the service provider has since been fixed thru installation of boosting facilities. Now, you...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    You are in the middle of nowhere and then you come upon this very hospitable property. It was wonderful, the food was good, service was good, the room (tent) had two large beds, en suite bath and shower, wildlife noises everywhere. Staff found my Kindle...More

    Thank opopinion
    Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Mbuzi Mawe Serena CampResponded 26 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review Mbuzi Mawe. We are happy that you had a complete natural experience with the privacy, closeness to nature and wildlife here. Mbuzi Mawe is the most natural setting and perfectly blending with nature. We are happy that...More

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    Additional Information about Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp

    Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
    Location: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
    Price Range:US$515 - US$1,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Hotel Class: 4 star
    Number of rooms: 16
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    JMN5180
    22 August 2017|
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    Response from wayne m |
    Hello, We mainly have the type G in our properties. But also, we would be happy to provide a multi-plug which you can request for at the reception and return on check out. Looking forward to have you staying with us.
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    Response from SerenaHotels | Property representative |
    Hi, It depends on on how you are getting to the Camp. If you are flying there, the camp is inside the park. because you are inside the park, the main activity is game drives. We have very knowledgeable game drive drivers... More
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    Response from Safariafficionado | Reviewed this property |
    The entire area around the camp, either towards Lobo or Seronera, is worth exploring. You will no doubt see plenty of game and birds.
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    "For WiFi, visit the corner of the lobby. Elsewhere it was tough to get!"
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    "if you are scared ask for tents near the reception"
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    "Power came on at 6 PM."
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    "All rooms are a little walk from reception but have views over the bush. Lots of little furry animals..."
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