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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

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Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015
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Pomona Park, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Nice open air lodge, very well decorated. Rooms tend to be too warm at night because you must keep the room all closed up to keep the monkeys out. They can rip open the screens, but if they would put a grill over the screen door it would keep critters out and let air in. Everyone very pleasant and rooms... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed in a pro 2015 for two nights. The communal areas were overlooking the hills and were cool from the sun. At night there was a fire pit and busking. Very lovely. The pool area was clean and we had it to ourselves in the daytime although we did share with the monkies. The food was delicious and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Visited there in the month of february together with my girlfriend. Located at the center of amboseli national park. Be sure to wake up early to see the peak of mt kilimanjaro. Dinner was good and so was the breakfast. I really enjoyed my stay there and sure will be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights over the Easter break. We loved the lodge and its location inside the Amboseli National Park where wildlife would wander very close to the lodge giving the guests a close-up view, One evening at dinner, a very large hippo came very close to the dining area - not to worry as... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Lacklustre The lodge is situated in the Amboseli National Park with a great view of Mount Kilimanjaro. The facility is quite old having been opened in 1973. Given the hotel's age, it's pretty okay. The food was well prepared and enough for the numerous guests they had over the easter period. However, there are things that just aren't right. There... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

this place is well situated within Amboseli and has decent little rooms, with nets, patio area and a well equipped bathroom. The monkeys can be a pain so keep your patio doors shut or they'll be in like a shot. The melas are buffet style and plenty to cater for all tastes. The pool area is very nice and relaxing,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

First class property in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Good base for game drives. But the staff seemed permanently preoccupied and was not terribly responsive to requests. In particular, the bar service was slow. Food was decent but not haute cuisine. Accommodations were quiet and quite comfortable. Altogether an agreeable place from which to base your activities.

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Luanda, Angola
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The service was in many respects worth four stars, but I can't get past some of the annoyances. Many, if not most, people coming here are going to be up and out early. I was not. I had a room toward the end of the property to the right of the main lodge. A lot of repair work was being... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I really enjoyed the meals and the restaurant. The staff are really cool. And the swimming pool is so nice. The view of the kilimanjaro and the sunset. The game drive is so spectacular. I saw the big five and i ihave enjoyed the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I am really fond of the Serena hospitality. This one too lives up to its name. Good location, friendly staff. Good location, nice rooms, and nice service.. Highly recommended. I was there end February and had a lovely time.

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