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Along the Rufiji River, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
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Dar Es Salaam Intl Airport146 km
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We booked our safari true safaribookings.com with Gombe. Part of the package deal was the accommodation at the hippo camp. We had a mid range tented camp. It was a small cabin with a double bed an private bathroom(cold shower). Everything was clean and their...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Its a permanent tented camp - our room was solid walled with a tented ceiling/roof, with ensuite toilet/shower. Of course given the location there will be insects, geckos, etc to contend with, but the bed was comfortable and clean with a mosquito net. There is...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Mazdak A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stayed in the Hippo Camp during a tour booked via Mojhi and operated by Usambara Expeditions. The camp itself is very basic. No hot water in the room, no possibility to charge your devices in the room, of course no wifi, some gekkos in...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Han H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Overall we accomplished everything we set out to do. We were a party of 4. Stayed for 2 nights in 2 bungalows. We reserved early and I expected that we would be house closer to each other. We selected this camp because of the responsiveness...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank The_Black_Mzungu
Reviewed 6 July 2017

After 27 years of safari-ing in Africa (last 10 years as a business), it was a dream to get to visit Selous Game Reserve. I stayed for 3 nights at Hippo Camp with a group of eight clients. Due to offseasonal rains we took a...More

Date of stay: May 2017
5  Thank VikInd
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"All seem to look over the rufiji river"
stephen61
30 Nov 2016
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"The room to the left of the eating area is where we stayed. It's slightly away from everything, which..."
tangerinepanda
21 Aug 2016
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"best views at the selous"
catherinecS5513GV
28 Jun 2016
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"Always ask them river facing rooms or top floor of a double decker room,"
spc1976
14 Oct 2015
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