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Tanzania Hotels

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • There are great views of the Serengeti from the lodge
  • The expanse of open plains make it ideal for hot air ballooning

Cons

  • With 66 rooms it's larger than most safari lodges, giving it an impersonal feel
  • All food is buffet style so when the hotel is full you may have to wait in line
  • Beware of tsetse flies

Updated 12/03/2014

Fodor's Review

Situated high on a hill with superb views over the central Serengeti, the two-story thatch cottages are shaped like Masai huts and are set amongst indigenous trees. Each is individually decorated with handcrafted African furniture and colorful Africa-theme soft furnishings with upper level rooms having balconies for you to spend evenings gazing over the plains. If you're in a sociable mood, head to the huge bar and dining area, also rondavel-shaped, which is supported

by tall pillars embellished with traditional Makonde (traditional Tanzanian) carvings. There's a gorgeous horizon pool with another great view. All the Serengeti activities are an added cost, but it's worth spending those extra pennies on an exclusive balloon safari and champagne breakfast.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Phone:

028-262–1507

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 66 rooms
  • All meals

Updated 12/03/2014

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