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    Selous River Camp

    Border of the Selous Game Reserve | Mloka Village, Rufiji River, Tanzania
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    “mud huts” (16 reviews)
    “the reserve” (24 reviews)
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    4 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Kilwa Masoko
     
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    1 - 5 of 164 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Over our three week stay in Tanzania we stayed in a lot of places and this was my favorite. Our Guide had arranged a special birthday cake (Gluten Free mind you) as a surprise. How did they make such a wonderful cake without an oven?...More

    Thank Cascel
    Response from Selous River C, Owner at Selous River CampResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Cascel, thank you so much for your great review! We feel honoured to be your favourite place! We think it's important to cater to dietary preferences, and are proud of our gluten free cake! We do have a oven... it's just powered by charcoal...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The mud huts are more like mud hotel rooms! What a great place to stay, rooms are full of character, good sizes with comfy beds, private balcony and bathrooms. Quiet place to stay, with a wonderful bar and open fire overlooking the Rufiji river. Catered...More

    Thank Nicky F
    Response from Selous River C, Owner at Selous River CampResponded 2 days ago

    Oh Nicky! What a brilliant review! "Mud hotel rooms" really made us laugh! Thank you so, so much. We do wonder if the name "Mudhut" is a little misleading... They are real mudhuts, but it's true that the interior is quite a lot more comfortable...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Such a great place! Comfortable mud huts that really are in the jungle; fall asleep to and awake to the sound of hippos; a beautiful view of the river below relaxing around the nightly campfire; very, very friendly staff and good food. We have visited...More

    Thank jeremy925
    Response from Selous River C, Owner at Selous River CampResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Jeremy, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write this outstanding review! We agree - the Selous is extremely special. One of the very few places left in the world where you can really get away from the crowds. The experience...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A stress free place to stay. Staff friendly and mud hut comfortable. Good choice of food. Safari was a memorable experience with every animal seen. River tour was amazing and guides so knowledgeable. Only wish we stayed longer than 3 days.More

    Thank julieU8012XK
    Response from Selous River C, Owner at Selous River CampResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Julie, Thank you for taking the time to review our little piece of paradise! Brilliant that you enjoyed your time in camp so much, including getting out onto the river. The boat safari is such a unique experience - there aren't many places in...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    Look no further if you are looking for a rustic, good value and friendly safari camp near to the game reserve entrance. The excitement begins landing on the sandy airstrip surrounded by giraffe, baboons and warthogs. We were met by our guide Mpoko who drove...More

    Thank Brenda S
    Response from Selous River C, Owner at Selous River CampResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Brenda, Thank you so much for your heartfelt review - we're so touched that your stay at the camp has had such a lasting impression on you. Glad that you mentioned the "countless giraffes" as well! They're like the sheep of the game reserve......More

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    #2 of 2 hotels in Kilwa Masoko
     
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    #2 of 3 hotels in Selous Game Reserve
     
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$681 - US$806 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Lindi Region >
    • Selous Game Reserve
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    • Selous River Camp Hotel Selous Game Reserve
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    Jane D
    24 January 2015|
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    Response from Selous River C | Property representative |
    Hello Jane, sorry that this was left unanswered. We don't get informed of new questions here and weren't aware that you'd asked! In case anyone in future asks the same question, yes it is possible to book directly with us... More
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    "I would not recommend choosing a tent - the cheapest option."
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