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There are 5 Maridadi Suites at Saadani Safari Lodge. Meaning 'elegant' in Swahili, these beautiful suites are appropriately named. Raised on small stilts and surrounded by indigenous floras, the decks provide an excellent viewing platform of the expansive sea. The roofs are covered in traditional thatching and floors are made from striking teak wood. All suites have en-suite bathrooms with a private outdoor shower for those who wish to enjoy a hot shower under a ceiling of stars. Meaning 'secret' in Swahili, our Siri Suite is the only one of its kind and offers the ultimate luxury for our guests. With inspiring views of the ocean, Saadani National Park and the sandy beach on the doorstep, this suite is set apart from all others. A private bar and pool provides unparalleled privacy, combined with private dining and sundowners on the small deck. This suite is perfect for honeymooners who wish for an incomparable experience. The lodge features nine colonial styled and intimate Banda Suites strung along the beach and cooled by the soft Ocean breeze. Six of the rooms are feature king beds while the remaining three are twin rooms. All rooms feature swathes of cotton cloth adorning the ceilings, large romantic Zanzibar style nets, locally carved furniture and incredible views over the ocean. A plethora of bird's calls will act as your alarm call to watch the sun majestically rise from the Ocean with a burst of brilliant colour. The classic Banda's have a private Makuti (coconut leaf) shaded deck area directly on the beach complete with locally made sunbeds and mattress - the perfect spot to soak up the surrounding scenery.
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Old Bagamoyo Road, Saadani National Park Tanzania
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Kisauni Airport53 km
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Saadani Safari lodge consists of 9 great comfortable lodges with a wonderfull view over the ocean at only 50 meters distance. The food, served in the restaurant is great. The restraurant too has good facilities to drink, to rest and to take a look over the overwhelming area. The
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We just went there for a preview...well its still under constructions...so nice and peaceful. I believe the end of the constructions will be on june..well i am looking forward to staying there as another inclusive trip to Saadani national park
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Recently, while traveling to Saadani National Park, our family visited the Saadani Lodge to inquire about accommodations. Upon arrival, we were shocked by the negative attitude given to us by the manager. He did not offer a tour of the facilities and it was obvious that he
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Responded Jan. 25, 2017
Dear Barbara, It is with sadness and disappointment that we read your review. However we do thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Regrettably walk in site inspections are not normal lodge operating protocols especially during high season periods. All of our dedicated staff, no matter what level or nationality, have been instructed that walk in inspections should not be encouraged, as the focus needs to be on the in-house guests. We do, however, encourage inspections by appointment, that follow a detailed and extended overview of the lodge and all our staff would be more than happy to assist you if you would still like to visit. Thank you for your time in writing this review. We sincerely regret that you could not visit the lodge and we do understand your frustrations. Please rest assured that all management, old and new, will be reminded on how to diplomatically deal with situations like the above-mentioned going forward as it appears, in this case, it was not handled correctly and for this we apologize. Warm regards Saadani Safari Lodge - Management
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I had a wonderful stay at Sanctuary. The rooms are big, spacious and there are even outside showers. The concept of going on a game drive of river safari and afterwards relaxing in front of your rooms on the beach - wow. Birdlife is great with the river and bush and beach, all
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We visited Saadani because we had been to the Northern Parks and wanted to visit a place on the ocean in Tanzania. However, we also needed a place where friends from Dar es Salaam could meet us for the weekend. Saadani was the perfect choice. From the greeting and orientation
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Has this resort gone out of business? It seems to be impossible to contact them.
I think it must have closed. Emails bounce because their mailbox is full. One of the two listed phone numbers is disconnected, and the other one is answered by someone who knows nothing about Saadani. The last review on TripAdvisor is by someone who stayed there October 2017.
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hello, I've bee trying to contact you. I need to make some reservations.
The beach does have a few local people, however they were very respectful, more so than we saw in Zanzibar. Only 1 young man approached my teenage sons trying to sell something in 4 days. The water is not as clear as Zanzibar. Part of it was due to being near the River which flows into the sea. When we were there snorkeling would not have been possible from the lodge, but apparently could have been arranged with a short boat ride.
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natural clean that is very rare to find
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Is it true no hairdryers are allowed or provided? Thank you
Hi, yes, due to the fact that Saadani Safari Lodge runs mainly n solar power, hairdryers cannot be used at the lodge. I hope this helps. Best regards, Sanctuary Retreats
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"All lodges are perfect."
"Rooms are beach view"
"The Maridadi suite my wife and I had was incredible. Our boys had a nearby bungalow, but the Maridadi was absolutely worth the extra cost."
"Rooms don't have wifi but there are two wifi areas that are excellent."
"Wifi located in one area."
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