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    Ruaha River Lodge

    Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent66%
          • Very good27%
          • Average4%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible0%
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          “ruaha river” (27 reviews)
          “dining area” (10 reviews)
          “game drives” (26 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Bar/Lounge
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Ruaha Hilltop Lodge
          79 reviews
          #2 of 2 hotels in Ruaha National Park
           
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          47 reviews
          #8 of 12 Speciality lodging in Ruaha National Park
           
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          142 reviews
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          62 reviews
          #2 of 3 hotels in Selous Game Reserve
           
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          1 - 5 of 141 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

          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
          Reviewed 24 March 2017

          I had very nice moment when i stayed in this lodge in short the food,Drinks,Rooms and kind workers made my days in this Lodge.I have nothing more to say than giving my thanks to the Workers of this lodge and whole manegment for there best...More

          Thank moonlight2urse
          Reviewed 17 February 2017

          Your hosts are delightfully charming and care for their guests. As mentioned this is in a beautiful setting and the dining area, although extensive, has wonderful views across the river. The rooms are extremely spacious with grand views and the whole of the Lodge has...More

          Thank WingedPegasus
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          142 reviews
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$ 481 - US$ 578 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 118
          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Iringa Region >
          • Ruaha National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Ruaha River Hotel Ruaha National Park
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          cccc77
          Hello Does Ruaha River Lodge offer walking or boat safari for the guests at Ruaha National Park? Thanks.
          10 October 2016|
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          Response from EvH1971 | Reviewed this property |
          Walking safaris are possible, boat safaris not.
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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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          "all rooms are facing the river.. if you don't want to walk ,then choose rooms near the dinning area..."
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          "All rooms are built into or are on the rocks so all have good views of the river and the animals that come..."
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