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Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

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5km from Tungamalenga Village, Ruaha National Park Tanzania
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#2 of 2 hotels in Ruaha National Park
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Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is located on top of a hill over looking the vast savannah plains. We are committed to offering exceptional service at an affordable price to bring out the real Tanzanian experience in your safari.
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Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Hiking
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Internet
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Evening entertainment
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Swahili

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5km from Tungamalenga Village, Ruaha National Park Tanzania
Getting there
Dar Es Salaam Intl Airport469 kmSee all flights
Iringa Nduli Airport78 kmSee all flights
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JOhannaseppa wrote a review Jan 2020
Espoo, Finland25 contributions17 helpful votes
We really liked the place. The staff was super friendly and the dinners were amazing. Wifi only works in the restaurant and was sometimes not working. The views are great and it was really peaceful at the time we were staying.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Erik v wrote a review Jan 2020
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We have stayed 3 nights in the Hilltop lodge of which we have 2 full days of gamedrives, The cottage was simple, but well equipped. The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. The view from the terrace is overwhelming, untouched nature as far as the eye can see.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Jan-Olof O wrote a review Dec 2019
Malmö, Sweden236 contributions141 helpful votes
Great Food and wonderful location reasonably near the Ruaha National Park Gate! The rooms has great beds, shower with hot and cold waters. Internet is available in the reception area and the restaurant only. Staff is very service minded and helpful. Wonderful view over the landscape from rooms and the restaurant. Guided tours in Ruaha National Park is available. Well worth the money spent. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Jüri E wrote a review Nov 2019
Tallinn, Estonia13 contributions3 helpful votes
Not sure if there are other camps on the mountain, but the views from this one are absolutely amazing. You can see and hear all the guests approaching as they drive up to the lodge. In the evening everyone gathers on the common terrace/restaurant with their safari stories, the guns have been replace with canons (and nikons) but the wilderness adventurous setting is there. Huts are very nice and comfortable, with hot water and charging possibilities. Natural air conditioning keeps them cool, just open the right windows for the wind to freshen up the night. Food very good and staff friendly.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Room Tip: I think the huts are equal, views are best from restaurant not huts
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Cricketmann wrote a review Nov 2019
Torquay, United Kingdom43 contributions56 helpful votes
We had stayed at Hilltop Lodge in 2011 and had enjoyed it. This year we decided to go back for four nights. When we arrived, we remarked how tired it now looked. All the chalets require a steep climb to reach them, but, this time the issues were much more worrying. We had no hot water to our sink during our stay, and, only occasionally to our shower. The electricity supply was uncertain, and the chalet had deteriorated during the last 8 years. If doors swell in the heat, they become ill fitting, and this invites spiders and bugs into your room. Whilst the staff were helpful and friendly, they seemed poorly managed. Towels were not changed daily, and the dinner menu changed very little in the four days of our stay. Of course, the views over the park are still as stunning as ever, but this potentially lovely place needs investment urgently! In 2019, is it really acceptable to provide wifi "only if not too many people are using it"? I have awarded two points in this review.....one because the view is superb, and the second one because, in my heart, I know that it COULD be so good!
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Date of stay: October 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$95 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
TanzaniaIringa RegionRuaha National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ruaha Hilltop Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Ruaha Hilltop Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ruaha Hilltop Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.