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    Jongomero

    Jongomero, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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    “dry river bed” (18 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Airport Transportation
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    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    41 - 45 of 148 reviews

    Reviewed 3 February 2016

    Sam and Chris and the Staff welcomed us to their wonderful Lodge on the banks of the river. We had a very enjoyable stay, with excellent food, and the accommodation was comfortable and excellent. Although we experienced a lot of unseasonal rain we still managed...More

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    Response from Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at JongomeroResponded 25 February 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review - and yes this season with El Nino has offered unprecedented amounts of rain - so we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us Karibu tena SSC

    Reviewed 24 January 2016

    Following our stay at Siwandu we spent a further 3 days at Jongemero to be greeted by a traditional Swahili welcome from the staff. Another faultless stay in an area that can only be described as breathtaking. Some of the glades we drove through reminded...More

    Thank janegalloway
    Response from Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at JongomeroResponded 25 February 2016

    Sounds like you really loved and understood our camp and our ethos Jane - get away from it all and enjoy the wilds of the bush! Thank you for taking the time to post Karibu tena SSC

    Reviewed 18 January 2016

    Sam, Chris and the guides (in particular Kim) make this a wonderful place to visit. Everything is first class, from the accommodation, food and the safari's. Because it is in a remote part of the park, you only ever come across vehicles from Jongomero which...More

    Thank speake1
    Response from Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at JongomeroResponded 25 February 2016

    Thank you so much for your review of Jongomero we are thrilled you had such a wonderful time and enjoyed all our little detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible! Karibu tena SSC

    Reviewed 14 January 2016

    For starters this is not our first safari. We chose Ruaha and Jongomero because it is remote and we wanted that alone in Africa experience on game drives. Jongomero delivers, hills, forests, heavy bush and father afield grassland. This camp is small beautifully decorated and...More

    Thank voyager52
    Response from Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at JongomeroResponded 23 February 2016

    Thank you for you review - Ruaha is often considered a destination for the safari connoisseur due to the spectacular number of birds but first timers also will enjoy the stunning scenery, remote and unique game experiences and as you can read in TA reviews...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

    The best things about Jongomero were Chris and Sam (the managers) and the "yum yum" food we were served with each day :) The individual lodgings were very well presented and kept, although we would have been grateful for a ceiling or standing fan for...More

    Thank BB280984
    Response from Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at JongomeroResponded 23 February 2016

    Thank you so much for your review and the taking the time to post. We have installed fans in all our tents as the hot season now is getting hotter and we want to ensure all our guests are comfortable during their stay. Sorry our...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • 8
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    • Tanzania >
    • Iringa Region >
    • Ruaha National Park
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    • Jongomero Camp Hotel Ruaha National Park
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    Traveller (182)
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    k9todd
    19 December 2016|
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    Response from Lyndsey F | Property representative |
    Hi k9todd January is not as cold in Ruaha as the beginning of the season so perhaps pack a couple of fleeces or jumpers and a waterproof. There is a suggested packing list along with seasonal information on the website if... More
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    brianmelb2014
    20 March 2015|
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    Response from Lyndsey F | Property representative |
    Hi Brian & Jo Thank yo for your interest in Jongomero sadly Jongomero, and all our camps are closed from 15th March until 1st June. If you can delay the trip by a few days you could be some of our first guests for the new... More
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    Vdacosta
    9 August 2014|
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    Response from Lyndsey F | Property representative |
    Dear V Da Costa Apologies for the delay - please email for more information. However Selous Safari Company does not take direct international bookings - so we advise all guests to go to a local African specialist tour... More
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    "all rooms are very similar"
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    "Tent 5, some distance away from the communal area and quiet."
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    "Rooms (tents) are all very similar and face the riverbed - getting further way from the main lodge offers a..."
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    "All the same, you can't go wrong"
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