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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights here in the middle of what was a truly incredible honeymoon adventure. We booked through Africa Travel Resource, and what a perfect choice of camp for us, thank you! Staff were really friendly and welcoming, tents were clean and lovely and the food was delicious! We were even treated to a romantic private...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were booked into this camp by Africa Travel Resources (ATR Safari Limited). They are not recommended and only later we figured out that we were on ATR's captive camp circuit via MKSC (a French Company) and operating as Tanganyika Expeditions out of Arusha. Tanganyika Expeditions owns Olduvai and Ronjo and others. The staff were nice and it was expected...

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Olduvai Camp two nights during our safari and loved it. We booked through Africa Travel Resource and highly recommend them. The camp is in an amazing location, very remote. We truly felt like we had the world to ourselves. The tents were very comfortable and clean. We were pleasantly surprised to find the showers were not bucket...

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Thank randainwis
Minnesota
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed here for three nights and loved it. The food was excellent and tents were very comfortable. We loved our safaris from this camp. The Maasai staff took us on a long was...about 2 hours. We watched the giraffe eating near us. Also enjoyed watch the locals digging up the ground to get to their water source for drinking...

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Butare, Rwanda
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This camp was my favourite place during our stay in the Serengeti and Ngorogoro crater conservation parks. The setting was beautiful, the food was great, the tents were comfortable and well designed. It also had the best wifi and communal sitting area with a great view.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

In order to get a real sense of being out there in Africa the camp is the place to go. Friendly, safe and no light pollution. The stars at night are worth the trip let alone the easy access to Ngorongoro, Serengeti and other great spots to view the animals. I counted twenty eight species in two days. The tents...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 March 2017

After spending a wonderful day of viewing the animals in the Ngorongoro Crater we had the experience of staying at this lodge for one night. What a respite and beautiful place to spend an evening while on safari. This smaller camp is built around what is one of many kopjes - or rock outcroppings that rise above the plains where...

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lovely camp. The bathroom was an add on behind the tent, attached but slightly more open air so did get dusty when a storm blew through but that is a fairly minor point. Otherwise comfy and shower was amazing! Nice to have the opportunity to walk and talk with the Maasai guide, added another dimension. Good food and service, no...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We spent 3 nights at Olduvai Camp. The camp is built into a very large rock setting. It was beautiful, the staff were great, we loved our tents and the food was good. The tents were spacious and well-appointed with large bathrooms. The camp is run by the Maasai Tribe and we found them to have a great sense of...

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This camp is in a wonderful location for exploring Norogoro Conservation area and or Serengeti National Park. We enjoyed our time there, but found the service a little spotty - sometimes very attentive and sometimes not. The fact that you have to pack your own lunch each morning was not mentioned to us - our driver/guide had to help us...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Olduvai Camp has only 17 tents, built around a big kopje. His location in the heart of the NCA is ideal for treks, especially along the Olduvai gorges. Every tent has a good comfort: big beds (doubles or twins) with quality bedding, pillows, covers etc...Necessary furniture, terrace with safari chairs, bathroom inside the structure (WC, hot shower with running water, small sink). The camp is eco-friendly, using solar panels (for lights, water heating etc.), Recycling garbage, water saving etc. Olduvai Camp is a must not to be missed if you like to experience an unforgettable overnight in the bush, between the famous Ngorongoro crater and the endless plains of Serengeti. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olduvai Camp

Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Nca), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Olduvai Camp Hotel Serengeti National Park
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“If you have to stay here - ask for a tent with a view (no bushes in front)”
GeorgeLairdOregon, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in room #7 and felt it was the perfect location. Not too close to public areas of resort and beautiful sunrise view.”
randainwis, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You might ask for a tent that has a low number. Lowest number is closest to the lounge and dining buildings.”
maggieminn, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had the tent at the top of the rocks, best star gazing”
T8878OPdavidt, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All tents were free standing and private.”
patml2017, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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