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Sable Mountain Lodge

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our flight from Dar ES Saalam with costal aviation was faultless. The flight has fantastic views and when we landed at Matawab grass airstrip we were met by friendly staff in a Land Rover waiting to take us to our accommodation. We were welcomed by the manager with a cold drink and explained our itinerary for the next few days....

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Thank Chris12009
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The adventure began with a 12-seater plane flight from Dar es Salaam to an airstrip in Selous Game Reserve which took about 40 minutes. We were met by guides/rangers with Land Rovers and taken to Sable Mountain Lodge about 20-30 minutes drive away. Our rooms at the Lodge were brilliant! Great views during the day and at night you could...

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1Thank wmalli
Wiesbaden
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was my third stay at the sable mountain lodge with yet another part of my family (5 altogether this time). Again the genuine African environment, the perfect service and the delicious food made our visit an authentic and pleasant experience. Rama's (our driving guide) thorough knowledge of the Selou and its "inhabitants" enabled all of us to see and...

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Thank hermannson-wi
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a small lodge in Selous Park. its about 25 mins jeep drive from the airstrip-- the plane ride will be your first experience. We stayed in one of the individual stone houses- with its own bathroom-- there are tents here too.Dont expect tv or wifi. You charge your batteries in the main bar. All meal are provided. There's...

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Thank daviddocklands
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This lodge located just outside the western edge of the Selous Game Reserve is a dream. The rooms are wonderful with fantastic views and the food excellent. A bathroom open to the world might not suit everyone but since there is no-one out there to see you what does it matter? We thought it was brilliant!

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Thank RBJ2014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Sable Mountain was our first experience of safari and we were not disappointed. The staff and bandas were great but the location is what it's really about. Our guide for most of the safaris we did was Joseph and he was engaging, hugely knowledgeable and did his absolute best to ensure we saw everything you would expect to on a...

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Thank Caroline D
Frimley Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We spent 3 nights here staying in Banda number 10. Fantastic view from the bed and from the outside bath and shower. A novel, liberating experience getting clean outside. Very comfortable and airy accommodation. The food was varied and very good, especially considering we were miles from anywhere. The staff were excellent led by Mbasha. Always helpful and cheerful and...

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Thank PompeyRog49
London
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My wife and I spent four nights at Sable Mountain Lodge in mid-July, staying in one of the honeymoon suites. We couldn't have asked for a more relaxing start to a two-week trip to Tanzania. After three flights (the last a tiny six-seater up to Selous from Dar), the warm welcome was much needed. Highlights: the food - mightily impressive...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

I stayed 3 nights with my 3 children, Benjamin, Valentine and Chabeli in the Sable Mountain lodge, and it was fantastic! The hospitality, the food, the service, the safari's everything was excellent ! The rooms were very nice, and it was amazing hearing all the animals at night. Every night we looked for the bush baby :-) My kids and...

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Thank Birgit R
Oxford, UK
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We booked directly with the 'Tent with a view' guys and was a bit apprehensive as you are not protected by ATOL, but they informed me that they are used by several large travel companies and that we could book through them if we wanted. So we paid online and everything went like clockwork. The adventure starts with the the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The beautiful Sable Mountain lodge is set in the beho hills on the North Western boundary of Selous Game Reserve. The lodge is built over several hills giving a fantastic vantage point and, arguably the best view of the reserve. There is a combination of large and comfortable en suite tented rooms and stone cottages all private and all with great views. The freshwater pool provides a welcome on return from a safari. The nearby tree house and water hole attracts lots of game and a few hours can easily be spent there observing. Relax at the Land Rovers Return pub before dining in the restaurant or under the endless stars. The most special element about Sable Mountain is the team who are famous for their friendliness and will go the extra mile to ensure that you have a superb safari experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sable Mountain Lodge

Address: Selous Game Reserve, 40525, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Price Range: $454 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sable Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Sable Mountain Hotel Selous Game Reserve
Sable Mountain Lodge Tanzania/Selous Game Reserve
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