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    Ruaha River Lodge

    Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good26%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “ruaha river” (27 reviews)
    “dining area” (10 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 143 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We have just returned having had a fabulous time with Fox safari camps with our teenage granddaughter. It was her first experience of safari and she was not disappointed. We first stayed for four nights at Ruaha River Lodge. We had an adult male hippo...More

    Thank Barbara C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our first safari camp as a family. My husband and 2 daughters ages 11 and 13 stayed for 4 nights at Ruaha and loved it. The setting is beautiful and the bandas are located right on the river looking out over hippos and...More

    Thank Gordoadams
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We have just returned from a 6 night stay at Ruaha River Lodge. The river flows just in front of your banda attracting regular hippo, elephant, baboon and bird visitors. If you choose to stay in camp you certainly won't miss out on wildlife. Also,...More

    Thank Melanie L
    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    We visited the lodge for 5 nights on a tour organised through Tribes travel. My request for a comfortable lodge with an authentic feel was perfectly met by Amanda. A warm welcome awaited us as we stepped off the airplane and Alex proved to be...More

    Thank wiganthorpewife
    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    We stayed at Ruaha River Lodge in early June. The bandas at River Lodge are in an amazing position; it is incredible to sit on your balcony and watch the river go by. Our guiding wasn't the best I"ve had in Ruaha.. our guide was...More

    Thank Maya882
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 567 - USD 580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 118
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Iringa Region >
    • Ruaha National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Ruaha River Hotel Ruaha National Park
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    Traveller (238)
    Room & Suite (48)
    Dining (28)
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    Hotel & Grounds (148)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    nej722016
    16 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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    "We were banda 17 not far from the main dining area - some rooms are a walk away"
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    "It's nice to be in a Banda close to the dining room."
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    "Close to the river so you can have the morningtea on the terrace"
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    "There are two levels. You want to be down on the lower level by the river."
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