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    Somalisa Camp

    Hwange National Park, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
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    Traveller (461)
    Room & Suite (61)
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    Overview
    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “plunge pool” (7 reviews)
    “game drives” (33 reviews)
    “acacia trees” (6 reviews)
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 225 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    If you adore elephants as I do then this truly is the place! Here you will see them and their 'children' visiting daily in complete trust and naturalness only inches from you. My guide Calvet read the bush like his morning newspaper and the accommodation...More

    Thank WingedPegasus
    Response from Jemma M, Public Relations Manager at Somalisa CampResponded yesterday

    Hi WingedPegasus, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Somalisa. It really is the place to be if you have an interest in elephants. The elephant pool in front of camp is a magical place to spend some time-...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We are safari lovers and we spent 3 nights at Somalisa. It is really a unique experience owing to the huge number of elephants coming to drink just in front of the lodge 2-3 meters from your feet ! Not only this, the area is...More

    Thank fufu138
    Response from Jemma M, Public Relations Manager at Somalisa CampResponded yesterday

    hi fufu138, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Somalisa- we appreciate it so much :) We are thrilled the hear that you enjoyed your time on safari with African Bush Camps. It sounds as though you had some...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The highlight of our honeymoon was absolutely our stay here. The food, amazing. The staff, made us feel like family (thanks Yvonne! you will always be 27 to me ;)). Our guide, Makhosi, was one of our favorite people we have met in the last...More

    Thank 144mrt123
    Response from Jemma M, Public Relations Manager at Somalisa CampResponded yesterday

    Hi 144MRT123, Thank you so much for your kind review of Somalisa Camp, and congratulations on your marriage! We are honoured that you chose to celebrate with us. We are so thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful time. Our team at Somalisa...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at Somalisa for 3 nights at the start of November. This was our first safari and we were defiantly not disappointed. The staff were absolutely amazing, very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. They shared their stories and experiences with...More

    Thank fortberger
    Response from Jemma M, Public Relations Manager at Somalisa CampResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Fortberger, Thank you so much for your kind review of your stay at Somalisa, and for choosing us for your first safari! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed yourself! The team as Somalisa is incredible- they are all naturalists with exceptional experience...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is such a unique experience. We were greeted by elephants and two lions as we landed. Then on our arrival to the camp, there were about 50 elephants drinking water about 5m from our deck chairs. At night we could hear the elephants and...More

    Thank Janice K
    Response from Jemma M, Public Relations Manager at Somalisa CampResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Janice K, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Somalisa. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our little slice of paradise in Hwange National Park. Somalisa is famous for the up-close elephant experience...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$1,667 - US$1,689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Zimbabwe >
    • Matabeleland North Province >
    • Hwange National Park
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    • Somalisa Camp Hotel Hwange National Park
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    Traveller (461)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Pool & Beach (34)
    Dining (27)
    Hotel & Grounds (408)
    Bathroom (19)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Hwange National Park
    350 reviews
    36.73 km away
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    Rrrrrrrrr2014
    28 September 2017|
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    Response from Jemma M | Property representative |
    Hi there, The tents have multiple plug points for charging phones, cameras etc. However, I am not too sure about hairdryers. Somalisa is 100% solar powered so I am not too sure if the voltage is right for hairdryers.
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    poliver319
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from Jemma M | Property representative |
    Hi Poliver319, Our morning game drives leave just after sunrise, usually at about 5:30 or 6am. You will be back in camp at about 11-11:30 for brunch. After that, you will have time to relax, perhaps take a little siesta... More
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    Amyrud
    7 November 2016|
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    Response from AfricanBushCamps | Property representative |
    Dear Amy. April is shoulder season, meaning that the landscape is beautiful and lush from the rains. However, the dryer season is upon us at this time so the concentration of animals gets better as wildlife congregate to... More
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    "Rooms all have a view of the national park"
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    "Ask for a room near the main tent facility"
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    "All of the rooms look out over the pan. Ask for a room close to the water hole."
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    "Great elephant and lion sightings"
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