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Tanzanian hospitality & great Safari

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 Jun 2024
The Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is the perfect place for anyone who is looking for exceptional tanzanian hospitality, friendly and caring staff, beautiful accomodation, delicious local food and very knowledgeable safari guides. The kind driver collected us in Iringa and drove us back after our stay, which made our journey to the Ruaha Nationalpark very easy and convenient.
We very much enjoyed our stay and the safari in Ruaha Nationalpark and can highly recommend the lodge and it's tours. Ruaha Nationalpark is one of the less visited Nationalparks in Tanzania which allows almost private game drives through the park which really improves the safari experience. Should we return to Iringa one day, we will definitely visit the Ruaha Hilltop Lodge again.
Date of stay: June 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 May 2024

We just spent three nights and had an amazing stay. The service was the best - we felt so welcomed by the staff and they made sure we were happy and satisfied. The meals were delicious including cinnamon rolls for breakfast with exotic juice while watching the sunrise over Ruaha NP - life doesn’t get better than that.

Date of stay: May 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 April 2024

I had wonderful days here. Aloyce and his team have spoiled us very much. The food was very delicoius and the best we have had. We felt at home every Single day. Thank you Aloyce for making our stay one to remember.

Date of stay: April 2024
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 April 2024

We had a very pleasant stay at the Hill Top lodge! Terrific facilities and friendly staff. Our driver Habakuki were excellent at spotting animals and were able to answer every question we had.
Furthermore the staff helped us with transportation to and from the lodge, ensuring that our trip went smoothly!
Thank you for a great first Safari😁

Date of stay: April 2024
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 4 March 2024

Hilltop Lodge is a warm and inviting location with a fabulous view and wonderful food. But most importantly, the staff are kind and hospitable , doing everything they can to make your stay perfect. Arriving at midnight after a very long drive with unexpected delays, the staff greeted us with open arms and a lovely midnight dinner. The lodge is very convenient to the entrance to Ruaha Park where they took us on a full day safari and despite it being rainy season, we saw a lot of wonderful animals and birds. We even got up close and personal with a mama lion and her cubs.

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

What to mention first ?
Is it the view ?
Is it the excellent home grown coffee?
The extreme hospitality of the entire staff ?( Donald , Geoffrey and all others
Is it the uncomparable laugh of Alois ?
I loved it all !

Date of stay: September 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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