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Reviewed 21 February 2016

The room was perfect bearing on mind that it was miles from any neighbour. Electricity to charge our cameras and solar hot water for showers. Perfect views and a short walk for the dining area. We were escorted after dark by a Masai. Food was...More

2  Thank thallchurch
Response from TheRetreatSelous, Leiter Front Office at The Retreat SelousResponded 18 March 2016

Thank you very much for your nice words. We really appreciate that you have decided to spend your holiday at The Retreat and we are all very happy that you have had a nice time and a great safari. We hope to welcome you soon,...More

Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have occasionally found The Retreat while making our plans for a Safari vacation in Tanzania, and surfing at internet , among many destinations in Tanzania. The first thing that has impressed us, was professionally designed web site of the lodge, that gave us full...More

1  Thank Zuzu-x
Response from TheRetreatSelous, Leiter Front Office at The Retreat SelousResponded 20 January 2016

Dear Zuzu-x, Many thanks for your kind comments. We feel so happy that you have enjoyed your time at The Retreat and really hope to welcome you again, soon! Best regards, The Retreat Selous

Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

It is a nice experience but you really need to enjoy being in PURE nature. You are sleeping in the wild. It was a great experience with top level staff. If you have a problem with insects near you while you sleep this is not...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2015

My husband and me spent 5 days in the Retreat in October 2015. Compared to other lodges we've visited, The Retreat had some of the best features we've ever encountered - but there was some stuff we didn't like, too. What we really loved, was...More

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Response from TheRetreatSelous, Leiter Front Office at The Retreat SelousResponded 20 January 2016

Dear Africa-Fangirl, Many thanks for your nice comment. We are happy that you have enjoyed your time at The Retreat and also the fly camping. With regards to game viewing, the number of animals that you are seiing when on game drives always depends on...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 days 2 nights after Stone Town in Zanzibar. Uma the owner managed to help guide me through the booking in superb detail all via email, so you knew exactly what you were getting, as it's quite pricy, you need to...More

2  Thank Mr_Nadeem_Uddin
Response from TheRetreatSelous, Leiter Front Office at The Retreat SelousResponded 20 January 2016

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind comment. It is so nice to read that you have enjoyed your time with us and of course we hope to welcome you again, soon. We are working on the wifi which is always a problem in the...More

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US$ 1,234 - US$ 1,730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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