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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you are going to be in the Serengeti, I can think of no better place to lay your head down, relax, and enjoy being in this beautiful area. The accommodations are simple but elegant, and as you look out from your porch, there are baboons and other animals right in front of you. Debbie and Chris, the camp managers,...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Harvey-Jane, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed you stay with us and thank you for your kind comments especially about our team they loved your review!! We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 September 2013

This was one of the first places we stayed at in A&K's Wings Over the Migration safari. It was also one of the two best places we stayed at in the two weeks that we were in Tanzania/Kenya. )The other was Sanctuary Olana in Kenya.) The staff, accommodations and food here were excellent. Chris and Debbie (Camp Managers) know what...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for this lovely review!! We are very pleased that you experienced two of our properties and had a enjoyable stay at both. Thank for your lovely feedback, Chris, Debbie and the rest of the team loved hosting you and are eager to welcome you back again one day soon. In the meantime you can keep up...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We stayed in five locations in Tanzania and Kenya on an A&K "Wings Over Migration" safari, and Sanctuary Kusini was probably the most special of the luxury tent camps. It lies in the Southern end of the Serengeti Park and is a relatively remote location on a hilltop. The tent-cabins are spaced well apart from one another and provide both...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Robert, What a lovely review, thank you so much! We’re so glad to hear that you had such an exceptional experience with us and that Kusini was the most special camp you stayed at. It was an honour to host you and your family and we do hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then, please keep...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We had to drive for a long time over bad roads to reach Kusini Camp but we were very pleased with the result. The accommodations were not as luxurious as some of the other places we stayed, but I loved the African "feel" to the lodge and tents. The game viewing was excellent (thousands upon thousands of wildebeests and zebras,...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you were pleased with the end result and very happy that you loved the African “feel”. We’re glad your game viewing experience was excellent too and we do hope you return again soon. If you wouldn’t mind taking the time,...

Bergen County, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This superb property is operated by Abercrombie and Kent, but available to other providers and to independent travellers. Although it's classified as a "Permanent Tented Camp", it was the most luxurious and attractive place we stayed on our A&K "Wings over the Migration" trip. Chris and Debbie are savvy managers who get the best out of their staff, providing a...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so very much for this incredibly detailed and delightful review of Sanctuary Kusini, it gives us great pleasure receiving positive feedback from our guests. This is indeed a rave review and we will certainly share this with Chris, Debbie and the rest of the team, our staff is our greatest asset, and it is wonderful to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Just finished an A&K "Wings Over Migration" tour. Staying at this camp was an incredible experience. Great atmosphere. Great food. Accommodating staff. The best part was the hosts, Chris and Debbie. They made us feel like family. After exciting days in "the bush", it was relaxing to return to Kusini for drinks and appetizers on the rocks. Then more interesting...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary, Thank you for posting your Sanctuary Kusini experience on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that it was truly one of your best lodging experiences. Chris, Debbie and the rest of the team really loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon... You can follow all the latest news...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We were greeted by Chris and Debbie on arrival. Their caring and attentiveness was evident throughout our stay. Orientation was very informative and important. Our tent was another fabulous experience thanks to Abercrombie and Kent Safaris. Peaceful and private with luxury amenities. Wonderful bed and linens in the bush. Wild animals serenaded us through the night. A welcome treat-Coffee service...

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Anna N, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted that you had such a wonderful and memorable experience with us and thank you for sharing it on Tripadvisor. Our team loved hosting you and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back one day soon. Thanks once again, would be great if you could keep up to date with the latest news from...

Creve Coeur, Missouri
Reviewed 8 May 2013

My husband and I spent 3 days at Kusini Camp. We had a great time. We enjoyed sitting on the rocks meeting the other guests while sipping cocktails. It was a lovely sunset. The accommodations were excellent. We loved the food. Last and not least--Chris and Debbie and their staff were very kind and helpful. Our safari guide Joseph Athuman...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Mary G, Another great review from you, thank you so much! I have to agree the sunsets on the rock are lovely. Thank you for your kind comments, I will be sure to pass your feedback onto Chris, Debbie, Joseph and the rest of the team. We do hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the...

NJ
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Camp Kusini was the last place I stayed on our "Wings Over the Migration" A&K tour. I was there last February, but am just getting around to writing a review. Cornelia and Mark were by far some of the most amazing people we met on our entire tour. From the moment we arrived I felt completely comfortable and welcomed by...

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SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What an excellent review, thank you so much for posting! We are very happy that you had such an amazing time with us. Cornelia, Mark and the rest of the team absolutely loved hosting you. Sunsets on the rock is definitely a highlight for most guest that stay at Sanctuary Kusini and feeling that you are “one with...

Ohio
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Sancturay Kusini is right by the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti. This exotic camp hotel is ideal for safaris. Service is top notch. Rooms are tents but more like 5 star hotel than tent. Host and hostess offer amazing service! Each night, visitors will sit on a rock next to the camp and watch the beautigul African susnet. teh staff...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and do hope you come back for sundowners on the rock soon. We look forward to welcoming you back. It would be awesome if you could join our Facebook page and share your experience, just search for Sanctuary Retreats. Best wishes Sanctuary...

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Part of Sanctuary Kusini's charm is its remote and private location within the park, offering exceptional and essentially private game viewing. Built around a spectacular rocky outcrop, or kopje, the camp's communal areas include a dining area, lounge and library, as well as a campfire. The views from the kopje are simply sensational - the perfect spot for sundowners and stargazing. The library is stocked with reference books to read up on the day's discoveries, and of course, our experienced guides are always on hand to fill in about local knowledge where books cannot. Like all Sanctuary properties, Sanctuary Kusini is designed to have minimal environmental impact, in fact the camp can be packed up and removed without leaving a trace. The open-plan ensuite twelve tents at Sanctuary Kusini are shaded from the sun by acacia trees and all are positioned carefully with thought out views of the surrounding plains and extremely spacious at 48 square metres. Each tent has its own personal attendant to look after guests during their stay and feature mosquito netting, hairdryers and in-room safe. A large private wooden veranda with comfortable furnishings extends in front of each tent, with many having views of the plains below where zebra, buffalo and lion are a common sight year-round, the ideal spot to relax for a sundowner after a hot restorative shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti

Address: PO Box 427, Njiro Hill, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: ₹ 42,767 - ₹ 1,52,903 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Kusini, Serengeti 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We loved the Love Bird!”
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  • Our welcome to our tent - it's details like this that make Sanctuary Kusini exceptional
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  • Outstanding view from our tent
 of 5 bubbles Croff1, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The camp has secure, individual, timber-framed tents located in the grounds. Ask for a view overlooking the semi-open ground in front.”
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“All tents are excellent surrounded by lush green (we visited during the wet season)”
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“all the room locations looked great”
 of 5 bubbles I5182QPpaulf, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are located around the central rock in camp and offer stunning views”
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