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Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti – A Luxurious Experience

Alison Macallister

In the heart of the Serengeti National Park, you can find unparalleled 5-star luxury and world-class services at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti. 

I stayed at the Four Seasons during a luxury safari tour and it was a fantastic experience. I enjoyed uninterrupted views of the savannah, grasslands and rocky kopjes while watching elephants and other animals drink from water holes right on my doorstep.

In this article, I'll share my best insights on the Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti and everything you can expect at this acclaimed accommodation spot in Tanzania. 

Let's get started. 

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Four Seasons Safari Lodge

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Important Lodge Info and Perks

Check-in time: 2 PM

Check out time: 10 AM

Child Friendly: Yes, the lodge is child-friendly and has a kid’s club

Services: Babysitting and Laundry

Infrared sensing cameras at the waterholes are linked to your in-room tv and alert you to animal activity.

Free Newspapers are available to read with breakfast

Wifi Connection in the main lodge and private suites

Overall Rating

9/10

Location

10/10

Rooms

9/10

Facilities 

10/10

Staff Friendliness

9/10

Services

10/10

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Location and Views

Getting to Four Seasons Safari Lodge

The best way to get to Four Seasons Safari Lodge is by plane and car. The lodge is a 45 min drive from the Seronera airstrip, which receives connecting flights from Arusha and Dar es Salaam.

Nearby attractions

Here are some popular attractions that are close to Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti:

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Wildebeest Migration and Game Drives

Thousands of wildebeest herds move through the area between April and June. Central Serengeti is good for wildlife sightings year-round.

Seronera Region

The lodge is 15 miles north of the Seronera region which is known for lions, cheetahs and leopards.

Hot air ballooning

Some of the best tour operators in the area offer sunrise hot air balloon flights over the Serengeti plains.

Views

The lodge has panoramic views of the Serengeti’s grasslands and savannahs. Two watering holes attract animals for close viewing.

Four Seasons Serengeti Safari Lodge

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti - A 5-Star Luxury Experience 

The main double storey lodge and its private suites and exclusive villas offer contemporary African designs with classic, open interiors of wood, neutral tones and a touch of African textiles. Take a dip in the infinity pool, work up a sweat in the 24-hour gym and choose your dining experience with 3 restaurants and unique culinary experiences. 

Rooms at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge cost about $1,840 per person per day, so start saving up now for an unforgettable holiday at this luxurious accommodation spot.  

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Four Seasons Safari Lodge

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Rooms at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

There are 72  suites and 5 private villas at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge. 

Interior

The lodge boasts spacious rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, private sundecks, lounge areas and 4-poster beds draped in netting. The room interiors are subtle earth tones and wooden furnishings decorated with African artwork and textiles.

Rooms and Suites

Horizon Rooms

There are 36 suites on the upper storey of the lodge. Some are available with and without waterhole views. They come equipped with:

  • 1 king bed or 2 twin beds with an option of an extra bed 
  • 1 en-suite bathroom 

Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Savannah Rooms

There are 24 suites on the lower storey of the lodge. Some are available with and without waterhole views. They come equipped with:

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds with an option of an extra bed 
  • 1 en-suite bathroom 

Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Terrace suites

There are 12 larger suites available, some with waterhole views and some without. They come equipped with:  

  • 1 king and two twin trundle beds in the living room
  • Plunge pool
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Outdoor shower

Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

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Private Villas

There are private villas with the option for private butlers and in-villa dining. Each villa has a full kitchen,  private pool and outdoor showers.

There are three types of private villas at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge: one-bedroom villas, two-bedroom villas, and the extravagant Presidential villa. 

One Bedroom Villas

One single-room villa is available at the lodge. It comes equipped with:

  • 1 king bed and sleeper couch
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with a large tub and shower
  • Wall to wall windows

Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child

Two-Bedroom Villas

Two double-room villas are available at the lodge. They come equipped with:

  • 2 king beds or 1 king and 2 twin beds
  • 2 bathrooms and a powder room
  • Poolside barbeque

Sleeps 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children

Presidential Villa

This is the top accommodation option at Four Seasons Safari Lodge with the following luxury features:  

  • 3 king beds in 3 rooms
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms with a large tub and shower
  • Private watering hole
  • Private Gym
  • Poolside barbeque

Sleeps 6 people with a sleeper couch for extra children

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Four Seasons Safari Lodge

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Fine Dining at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

At the Four Seasons Safari Lodge, hotel guests have numerous fine dining options with an array of delicious cuisine and exquisite wines. 

Kula’s Restaurant

The main restaurant serves buffet-style breakfasts and a selection of local and international dishes for lunch and dinner. Food is prepared in an open kitchen.

Boma Grill

Enjoy authentic, Africa-style grilled dishes around a fire pit. Masai dancers often entertain guests during meals.

Maji Bar and Terrace

Experience an outdoor lounge and a bar, which is open all day, serving African tapas, homemade pizzas and fresh salads.

Bush Dinner

A barbeque dinner in the park lit by torches under African skies can be arranged by the hotel staff.

Wine Cellar

Intimate cellar dinners offer a 5-7 course set menu accompanied by the best South African wines.

Romantic Pool Dinner

A lantern-lit dinner on the island by the infinity pool is an absolute must for couples on a romantic getaway.  

Room Service

Room service is available 24 hours a day at the lodge. 

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Amenities at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

The Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti is renowned for its world-class amenities, which give hotel guests a taste of luxury and comfort while being miles away from home. 

Discovery Centre

Hotel guests have access to an on-site education centre and museum where they can learn about wildlife, local culture and the history of the region.

Infinity Pool

A communal pool at the lodge with views over the water hole. Each villa has its own private pool.

Gift Shop

A boutique shop that sells local souvenirs, jewellery and clothing items.

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre is open 24 hours a day with assorted equipment including weights and treadmills.

Business Centre

This boardroom in the lodge can accommodate 10 people and there is also an outdoor meeting area. It's perfect for multi-day conferences and planning.

TV Lounge

Seating can be arranged for presentations or turned into a movie theatre.

Spa

Kani Spa has 6 available rooms with an array of treatments that use natural ingredients.

Conclusion

And that's a wrap on my review of the Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti! Visit the Four Seasons now and experience the epitome of luxury and adventure at this popular accommodation destination in Tanzania. 

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Alison Macallister

With a degree in Nature Conservation and experience working with wildlife including the Big 5, Alison works as a guide for a 5-star reserve. She enjoys sharing her passion for all things nature-related. She enjoys hiking, horseriding, 4x4 driving and kayaking.

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