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1 Kalama Road | Kalama Area, Kalama Wildlife Conservancy 20500, Kenya
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Saruni Samburu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Leicestershire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The approach to the accomodation & the last section of the drive will blow you away! A staggering feat of engineering - quite remarkable. Beautifully designed with stunning views. Very professional team of staff. The single most impressive aspect of staying here was the food, all credit to the chef & team & Ricarrdo's relentless drive for perfection & quality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend at the end of October and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The staff were very helpful , the food was mostly good, the rooms are large and well furnished and the views are just wonderful. While it was quite a drive to the river where most of the animals could be seen , the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge had been on my wishlist for the longest time and finally I had an opportunity to stay here between 18th and 20th Oct 2014. We had the best time of our lives. The lodge is exactly as the photos show on the net. We flew there from Wilson Airport and Landed at Kalama Airstrip at about Midday. On... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Thank you to the wonderful staff for the amazing hospitality at your spectacular lodge! We absolutely LOVED every minute of being there, from the luxury accomodation, fantastic meals, breathtaking views and amazing game drives, we cannot thank you enough. It was truly a holiday of a life time and we will most definately be back!

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Lamberhurst, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It was our first time in Africa and this lodge fully lives up to its reputation. From the rush-hour journey across Nairobi, through the light aircraft flight over dramatic landscapes, to our first ride with our wonderful guide Joseph on the exciting journey from the airstrip to a rocky hilltop in the middle of nowhere, we could tell that we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After 3 nights at Saruni Mara 2 weeks ago we had high expectations coming in Samburu, and this 2 nights in Saruni Samburu exceeded all our expectations. Our friends and my family (with 3 children in small age) we really enjoyed our stay here The first impression after climbing the rock with the landrover and reaching the main entrance of... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

As soon as we walked into this place it took our breath away the view as you walk into the lobby were stunning the manager James greeted us and we were very impressed with our welcome we were then took to our room and once again blown away this place really was paradise our driver Joseph was excellent and he... More 

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RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni Samburu, responded to this review

Thank you Natalie and Gilly for your wonderful review and for your praise to James and his team. Paradise is a big word to use and I'm very proud that you felt suitable for our lodge "on the hot rock". We look forward to have you back! More 

Nanyuki, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A second visit to beautiful Saruni to enjoy the whole of Northern Kenya from the top of a hill. The ever changing landscape is best viewed at dawn when Mount Kenya appears through the mists as the sun rises. As noted in previous reviews, in the dry season the wildlife moves towards the river in Samburu national reserve, however the... More 

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RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni Samburu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic words of praise and thank you for coming back a second time. We look forward to have you with us a third time. Have you been to our place in the mara? It is equally stunning. More 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We recently spent three magical nights at Saruni Samburu Lodge, the entire stay was fantastic. The rooms were magnificent, the food delectable, the game drives unbelievable and the service outstanding. Francis was our guide for three days and he made the trip to Africa worthwhile. He was so knowledgable and sharing of his life and culture.

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RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni Samburu, responded to this review

Thank you Penny> I have passed your words of praise to Francis and we are all grateful for your comments. We look forward to have you back to Africa, to Kenya and to Saruni! More 

alexandria, Virginia
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was our first destination in Kenya and what a spot for three nights! After about one hour from the local airstrip on the typically African roads, where we had been met by our guide Joseph, he drove us up a rock! Literally, Saruni Samburu "camp" sits on a rock overlooking a "plain" and hills of Samburu. A little African... More 

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RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni Samburu, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review and for such detailed description of the experience. I have taken note of the failure to bring you wake up call and the issue of the small room fridges not begin stocked adequately. We'll make sure this does not happen in the future. One more about the road to the National reserve:... More 

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Additional Information about Saruni Samburu

Address: 1 Kalama Road | Kalama Area, Kalama Wildlife Conservancy 20500, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Kalama Wildlife Conservancy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Saruni Samburu Hotel Kalama Wildlife Conservancy
Saruni Samburu Kenya/Kalama Wildlife Conservancy

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