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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I've stayed in several great tented camps in Tanzania, but Whistling Thorn was definitely my favourite! Mainly because of the amazingly friendly staff and the great mix of basics and luxury! Definitely a night to remember! The camp is located right next to the border...More

1  Thank Tanja A
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Stayed 2 nights over there. Great place next to Tanranguire entrance. The food was good (common table for all the guests). The staff was nice. The ambiance is excellent: only a few tents, so that you get to know the other guests and the staff...More

Thank Adrien R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We arrived at Whistling Thorn after a long drive from Kenya and some hours in the Tarangire National Park. The employees were incredibly friendly and hospitable. The food was incredibly delicious. The masai performed traditional dances, and they certainly went out of their way to...More

1  Thank sprvardy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

It took us a lot of time to find the camp while it is very badly signposted. The camp itself is nice and very well maintained. Local Masai work together with the other campstaff in taking care of the luggage and providing hot water for...More

Thank ArtistheP
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Nice place but with a huge security issue: There were four Masai dancing in the evening and repeatedly explaining to us that they are the security (we thought security because of the animals). However, the Masai were completely gone that night. We found out since...More

8  Thank Monika E
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"Dessert was mediocre and I would not eat the margarine"
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"All tents are close to the eating area"
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"All tents are great."
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"All the rooms have the same view and all in quiet area."
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