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    Sanctuary Swala

    P.O. Box 427 | Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 1 September 2016

    Swala was the first stay of our trip, so we were very pleasantly surprised to say the least. Getting to Swala is the worst part. The roads are terrible as you get close and super bumpy...be prepared to hang on. You also want to make...More

    1  Thank 10Kitties
    Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary SwalaResponded 2 September 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you so much for leaving such detailed and wonderful feedback - the whole team is delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back to one of our properties one day. Until then, you can keep up-to-date with everything...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2016

    Swala was the second property we visited (of five during our safari) and our very favorite! It is NOT easy to get to if driving - the roads are bumpy and rough. But, the effort is 100% worth it. Nestled within Tarangire - a park...More

    3  Thank KristinB843
    Reviewed 30 July 2016

    Stunning place in the park Tarangire. We highly recommand to have at least 2 nights in this hotel. This is the real luxury camp with a very good service and nice food. The owners came to discuss with us and we appreciated that. It was...More

    Thank fanny r
    Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

    Upon arrival we were met at the airstrip by our guide. It was around 2pm and hadn't had lunch before, our guide brougt pic nic basket so we thought that just great!! Very good detail. The whole camp is beautiful, tents are super clean, big,...More

    Thank beahoy
    Reviewed 8 July 2016

    We stayed at Swala the first night of our 8 day safari, and it was absolutely incredible! After a long day of incredible game driving, we arrived tired and dusty, and were greeted with towels to clean up with and something to drink. After a...More

    2  Thank AnneM227
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    • Tarangire National Park
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    missmywolf
    5 October 2017|
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    Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
    Hello, Thank you for your question. And thank you everyone for your accurate responses. The safety and enjoyment of our guests is our highest priority, and suitable precautions are taken to ensure this is achieved... More
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    George M
    28 March 2017|
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    Hi George, thanks for your question! All of the rooms at Sanctuary Swala have overhead fans.
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