Serengeti National Park Hotels – Best Overview

Between 150,000-200,000 people visit the Serengeti National Park every year and, as one of the world’s most famous safari destinations, there are multiple Serengeti National Park hotels and lodges to choose from when you stay in this 5, 700sq mile wildlife haven. 

Whether your goal is to witness thousands of calves born on the southern plains, see lions hunt around the Seronera Region or watch the spectacular Mara River crossings in the north, this overview will help you find the accommodation you’d enjoy.

Luxury Serengeti National Park Hotels

Best Luxury Lodge

1. Singita Faru Faru Lodge – 5 Stars, 9.5/10

Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Located close to the Grumeti River in the Grumeti Concession Area. Modern design, natural textures and relaxed style suites. Perfect location for seeing the wildebeest migration and Grumeti river crossings in June-July. Family activities, village visits and wine experiences. 

What’s available: Swimming pool, Fitness centre, Breakfast included, Child activities, Free airport transfer, WiFi

Address: Grumeti Reserves Serengeti National Park TZ, 31623

Price: Suites from $3,400

Rating

Location10/10
Rooms9/10
Facilities  9/10
Staff Friendliness10/10
Services 10/10

2. Singita Sasakwa Lodge – 5 Stars, 9.5/10

Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Situated within the 350,000-acre Grumeti Private Reserve, Western Serengeti.

Edwardian-style manor house with a tennis court. Exclusivity with limited vehicle numbers at animal sightings. Cottages and villas have private infinity pools.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Spa, Fitness centre, Tennis court, Fast WiFi, Parking, Child activities, Free transfers

Check-in time: 14:00
Check-out time: 11:00

Address: Singita Grumeti, Serengeti National Park, 31623

Price: Rooms from $4,000

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms9/10
Facilities  10/10
Staff Friendliness10/10
Services 10/10

3. Mwiba Lodge – 5 Stars, 9.5/10

Mwiba Lodge

Located In Mwiba wildlife reserve, a private concession area of the remote southern Serengeti.

Guaranteed exclusivity with opulent stilted suites hidden between boulders. Your own private guide, night drives and bush walks.

What’s available: Swiming pool, Hot tub, Fast WiFi, Butler service, Fireplace in room

Price: Suites from $2,800

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms9/10
Facilities  10/10
Staff Friendliness10/10
Services 10/10

4. One Nature Hotel Nyaruswiga Serengeti – 5 Stars, 9.5/10

One Nature Hotel Nyaruswiga Serengeti

In Nyaruswiga, central Serengeti, the camp offers Ultimate-luxury with 5-star tented suites, all-inclusive service and gourmet dining. Claw-foot bathtubs with uninterrupted views across the plains. There is an astral observation deck for stargazing.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Hot tub, Spa, Fireplace in the room, Child activities

Price: Suites from $3,290

Rating

Location10/10
Rooms10/10
Facilities  9/10
Staff Friendliness10/10
Services 10/10

5. Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti – 5 Stars, 9/10

Four Seasons Serengeti Safari Lodge

Central Serengeti, a 45-minute drive from the Seronera Airstrip. Exclusive luxury villas, infinity pools, waterholes in front of the lodge and hot air ballooning are available.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Hot tub, Private balconies in rooms, Fitness centre, Fast WiFi, Child activities

Address: Four Seasons Rd, 2002

Check-in time: 14:00
Check-out time: 10:00

Price: Rooms from $1,770

Rating

Location10/10
Rooms9/10
Facilities  10/10
Staff Friendliness9/10
Services 10/10

Mid-Range Serengeti National Park Hotels

Best Mid-Range Lodge

1. Melia Serengeti Lodge – 5 Stars, 9/10

Melia Serengeti Lodge

Terraced southern slopes of Nyamuma Hills, Central Serengeti.5 star luxury, elegant suites, boma dinners and sundowners overlooking the waterhole in front of the hotel.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Hot tub, Spa, Fitness centre, Restaurant & Bar, WiFi, Parking, Child-friendly

Address: Nyamuma Hills Serengeti National Park Serengeti TZ, 01184

Price: Rooms from $798

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms9/10
Facilities  9/10
Staff Friendliness9/10
Services 9/10

2.  Mbalageti Safari Camp – 5 Stars, 8/10

Mbalageti-Safari-Camp

In the Western Corridor on Myamyeni Hill with views across Dutwa plains. Value for money and choice of lodge rooms, tented or executive suites. Good location to see the migration March-July. Hot air ballooning is available.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Hot tub, Spa, Restaurant & Bar, WiFi, Parking

Price: Rooms from $530 (sometimes drops to under $250)

Rating

Location8/10
Rooms7/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness8/10
Services 8/10

3.  Serengeti Simba Lodge – 3 Stars, 8/10

Serengeti-Simba-Lodge

Inside Serengeti National Park’s Ikoma Gate, 35 minutes from the Grumeti airstrip. This 3-star lodge offers great value for money in terms of service and amenities, positioned on a hillside with uninterrupted views over the plains.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Free breakfast, Airport transportation, Parking, WiFi, Mosquito nets

Price:  Rooms from $590

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms8/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness9/10
Services 8/10

4. Serengeti Safari Lodge – 7/10

Serengeti Safari Lodge

Luxury tented suites with terraces and outdoor showers in the central Serengeti. 19-minute drive northeast of the Seronera airstrip. Excellent food quality views over open Serengeti plains and Masai guided walks available. 

What’s available: Swimming pool, Parking, Fast WiFi, Free breakfast, Entertainment staff, Free airport transportation

Price: Rooms from $440

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms8/10
Facilities  9/10
Staff Friendliness9/10
Services 8/10

5.  Serena Safari Lodge – 4 Stars, 7.5/10

Serena Safari Lodge

4-star lodge with infinity pool in the Central Serengeti, Seronera region. Masai rondavel suites, good sightings of leopards and lions in the area. Balloon safari and bush breakfasts are available.

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What’s available: Swimming pool, Breakfast, Laundry service, Breakfast, Parking, WiFi, Child activities

Price: Rooms from $584

Rating

Location8/10
Rooms7/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness8/10
Services 7/10

Budget Serengeti National Park Hotels

Best Budget Accommodation

1. Serengeti Tortilis Camp – 8/10

Serengeti Tortilis Camp

Located in the Seronera Region, great value, large tented suites with solar-powered electricity, laundry services and wifi. Bush dinners are available.

What’s available: Free breakfast, Private check-in / check-out, Parking, Free internet, Fitness centre, Mosquito net, Laundry service, Child-friendly

Price: Rooms from $400

Rating

Location9/10
Rooms7/10
Facilities  6/10
Staff Friendliness9/10
Services 7/10

2. Seronera Wildlife Lodge – 7/10

Seronera Wildlife Lodge

On a rocky outcrop in the heart of the Serengeti. 5 minutes away from the departing point for hot air balloon safaris. There are waterholes nearby that attract animals to the lodge.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Fitness centre, Parking, WiFi, Child-friendly, Laundry service

Price: Rooms from $387

Rating

Location8/10
Rooms6/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness7/10
Services 6/10

3. Serengeti Sopa Lodge – 7/10

Serengeti Sopa Lodge

A 45-minute drive from Seronera airstrip in Nyarboro Hills, southwest Serengeti. swimming pool, beautiful views from private balconies, gym and bush dining options.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Free WiFi, Parking, Laundry service, Child-friendly

Price: Rooms from $330

Rating

Location8/10
Rooms7/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness8/10
Services 7/10

4. Lobo Wildlife Lodge – 6.5/10

Lobo Wildlife Lodge

Lobo Wildlife is the largest lodge on the Migration route in the north-eastern Serengeti. Animal viewing right from your balcony or pool. Gym and currency exchange available.

What’s available: Swimming pool, Fitness centre, Breakfast included, Parking, Laundry service, Child-friendly

Price: Rooms from $318

Rating

Location7/10
Rooms6/10
Facilities  7/10
Staff Friendliness7/10
Services 6/10

 5. Ikoma Safari Camp – 6.5/10

Ikoma Safari Camp

Located 20 minutes from Ikoma gate,  between Seronera region, Grumeti and Ikorongo game reserves. Rustic wooden cabins 30 km / 19 miles from Maasai Kopjes, home to one of the park’s most studied lion populations.

What’s available: Parking, Free breakfast, Billiards, Evening entertainment, Mosquito nets, Airport transfer

Price: Rooms from $250

Location7/10
Rooms6/10
Facilities  6/10
Staff Friendliness7/10
Services 6/10

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