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    Ruaha River Lodge

    Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good27%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “ruaha river” (31 reviews)
    “dining area” (12 reviews)
    “game drives” (30 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This is my third trip to Africa and based on my experiences the Ruaha River Camp far exceeded our expectations with great food, a perfect location, and most importantly generous amounts of African wildlife. We stayed 12 days and our guide, Corado made every morning's...More

    Thank lombardfarm
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a very special weekend at Ruaha River Lodge. Chalets or Banda’s are stone built with wooden verandah/deck overlooking the river. Huge en-suite bathroom. The dining area is also overlooking the river, a beautiful setting watching the animals coming to drink water. Food including...More

    Thank Martie R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Bigger than the other lodges we stayed at, but still personal and welcoming. Very nice cabins, with a great view of the river valley. Lots of wildlife showed up for our viewing pleasure. And one night there were night noises representing lots of the wildlife...More

    Thank barbaracG4025BV
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We really enjoyed our time in this park and the Ruaha River Lodge was great. The only reason I am ranking it a 4 rather than a 5 is because we stayed at the Lake Manze Camp in the Selous a few days earlier and...More

    Thank msjennoit
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    A well designed and thought out lodge. Extremely scenic and great for viewing game from your room. Spacious and we'll decorated rooms. Delicious meals, great ambiance and super staff. Manager is warm and welcoming.

    Thank FionaRachel_12
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$396 - US$570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 118
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Iringa Region >
    • Ruaha National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Ruaha River Hotel Ruaha National Park
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    Room & Suite (56)
    Dining (31)
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    Hotel & Grounds (155)
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    nej722016
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from Melanie L | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, we paid with US Dollars and would recommend taking those. Low denomination for taxi driver type tips plus some Tanzania Shillings you can buy at the hotel if you're having a stay over or airport between... More
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    10 October 2016|
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    Response from EvH1971 | Reviewed this property |
    Walking safaris are possible, boat safaris not.
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    "All cabins had amazing views"
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    "Remember a torch as the bathroom is quite dark and maybe earplugs as there are a lot of nocturnal animal..."
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    "Ask for the Banda by the hippo pool! The only night noise will be hippos!"
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    "We were banda 17 not far from the main dining area - some rooms are a walk away"
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