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Superb Safari Camp Experience in Serengeti
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2019
My friends and I stayed at Serengeti Pioneer Camp as part of an amazing trip to South and East Africa planned by AMA Waterways. As far as a safari experience goes, this place was the real deal! We will never forget our days in the Serengeti and the animals we saw. We loved our tented accommodations with views that went on for miles. The staff was outstanding and made us feel pampered, special and safe at all times. Of special note was the food. Of the seven high end hotel properties during this whole trip, Pioneer Camp had our favorite food. We would definitely stay here again!!!
Date of stay: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 July 2019

You can not get a better view of the valley than this spot. The rooms are wonderfully appointed and private. The food and staff are great. Wonderful for couples, not oriented towards community but staff takes care of every detail. I was a single traveler and they couldn't have treated me better.

Date of stay: May 2019
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ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. There are very few visitors that come to Pioneer Camp that aren't blown away by the endless vistas. We do individual dining at Pioneer Camp due to our guests having different schedules throughout the day. We do often have solo travellers though and some choose to join other guests for meals and some prefer to have dinner alone. Either way, the Pioneer team is always on hand to look after all guests. I will pass on your compliments to the team.
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Reviewed 17 July 2019

This tented camp is simply wonderful. Our 3 night stay was a highlight of our trip with beautiful views, delicious food, beautiful accommodations and a first class staff. We absolutely loved it! Well done!

Date of stay: July 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Thank you! We are glad that we could make your trip memorable and honoured that it was your highlight. I agree, we have a first-class team and we look forward to welcoming you back to Pioneer in the not too distant future.
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Reviewed 13 July 2019 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at this camp for our honeymoon! This is probably our favorite camp among all 5 Elewana camps we stayed on our trip. The staff is like a big family, so welcoming and warm. We were offered a private guide and car for 4 day game drive, which was the most amazing experience on this trip. Central Serengeti was the best spot to watch wild life in this area. And our guide Godbless did an absolutely fantastic job on finding the most amazing scenes to watch. Also, thank you to all the staff for the most memorable night at our stay. :)

Date of stay: June 2019
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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2019

Thank you for visiting Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp. I'm glad we could make your honeymoon memorable. We are one big family here at Pioneer, and we are grateful to have such a great team. I agree, the game viewing all year round is great and it's not only dependant on the migration. Godbless's passion for nature and his knowledge of our corner of the Serengeti makes him a fantastic guide. We hope to welcome you back in the future and any friends that you may choose to bring along.

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Reviewed 8 July 2019

Compliments to management and the staff at Pioneer Camp. We recently completed a two night stay at this amazingly situated camp in the southern Serengeti. The care and attention afforded us was outstanding. Beyond the outstanding hospitality, food and overall attention to our needs and desires, we were especially impressed by Winston, our guide during our stay. Winston was instrumental in bringing our safari experience to life! Our stay was everything we expected and more!!! Kudos to Serengeti Pioneer Camp.

Date of stay: June 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Thank you for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. We have a great team at Pioneer Camp and we strive to make every guest's stay memorable. Winston is a gem, and I will pass on your message to him.
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Rodgers Daniel and the whole Serengeti Pioneer Camp Team

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Reviewed 3 July 2019

The accommodations are luxurious. The food superb. The staff go out of their way to take care of you. It’s like you are the most important guests at the resort. We were treated like royalty. If I could give this resort 19 stars, I would. You can’t go wrong at Pioneer Camp.

Date of stay: August 2018
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ElewanaCollection, General Manager at Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Thank you for your valued feedback. It was a pleasure having you at Pioneer Camp. Joseph and the kitchen team truly perform miracles. I'm glad that you were well taken care of; we like to treat all of our guests like royalty!
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