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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

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, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2009

This has to be one of the most aesthetically designed hotels I have ever stayed in....the rooms had so much character....we absolutely loved it...it has great views of the wildlife...wonderful food...a must stay!

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

The individually decorated rooms are set in lovely gardens and were clean and comfortable. The lodge itself is well situated, with views from the comfortable seats on the balcony over the plains, with animals within view. This was even more spectacular when night fell and the animals ventured closer to enjoy the water and grass up by the lodge, which... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

My wife and I stayed at this lodge for one night on our way to Tanzania.This lodge could not be better located within the preserve. There are numerous watering holes within eyesight of the lodge which attract the elephants. In the late afternoon you can see the wildlife wander by a nature trail. The rooms are clean, comfortable and the... More 

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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2009

My wife and I travelled to kenya in late August and one of the three game parks we visited was Amboseli and stayed at the Serena Lodge. We found the lodge to be extremely comfortable and tastefully decorated. Plenty of food and choice which meant you could always find something you liked. Lodge staffs were very friendly and helpful. We... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

All the Serena lodges we stayed at were wonderful, this one stands out as the rooms were particularly good, the food excellent and the bar areas comfortable. We saw lots of animals including lions, elephants, hippos and a cheetah. Fabulous views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Syracuse NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

My wife and i stayed here for Two nights as part of our three 3 camp Safaari Vacation after a night in Nairobi at the Great Norfolk Hotel. WOW, what a place. Go expecting a TON of food. Be certain to sign up for the BUSH 7 course dinner and Dance by the Massai People.You will be glad that you... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

This is a very "average" lodge with very "above average" prices. It's part of the big Serena chain owned by the Aga Khan. Amboseli is turning into a desert with very little game left this year so if you really want to see animals go to the Maasai Mara or into Tanzania. Several lodges near the Serena have shut down.... More 

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Brampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

We travelled to Amboseli with our safari guide, and upon entry to the park it gave the impression of being a dessert, and we couldn't imagine any wildlife being able to exist. Further into the park we found swamps that were full of wildlife, and we arrived at the Serena lodge, which was like a tropical lush paradise! They sit... More 

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Warsaw
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2009

We stayed two nights in Amboseli Serena in early August 2009. It turned out to be definitely of the best locations we stayed in Kenya and Tanzania. We received warm and friendly welcome, and were accommodated in a large and cozy room with all facilities of 4/5 star hotel. We really enjoyed the food there and actually every minute we... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

We stayed there for 3 nights on our honeymoon, before going to Zanzibar, and we were very impressed by the comfort and the staff! The food is excellent and we did also participate on a dinner which was a few hundred meters away from the lodge, where we could se animals pass few meters away during the night. The entertainment... More 

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