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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

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Valley Road, Shaba National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at Sarova Shaba for the Lewa half marathon and it was perfect. They accommodated our special requests beautifully (4am breakfast!) and went above and beyond in all areas of service. We discovered a flat tire when we were heading out and they helped us fix it on the spot so we didn't even have to use our spare.... More 

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nairobi
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sarova Shaba Lodge situated in Shaba National Reserve Samburu County is an enjoyable place to stay. The lodge has a great view of the surrounding in undulating mountains and river frontage. Rooms are spacious and very clean while the food like in most Sarova properties is great. Using the lodge as abase one can access the other game reserves i.e... More 

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Minnesota
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91 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only here one night. Not enough time. Very nice place. The property is very well maintained. There was no tv but they did have internet. Meals are buffet style and is very good. Right on the river even has a place to see crocodile's. Staff very nice. I can't say anything bad about this place.

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share with us your memorable experience at the Sarova Shaba Game lodge. We are glad that your stay with us was great and that you appreciated the general ambiance, food, service and rooms. Am happy to note that you like the service of the staff. I look forward to welcoming you back.... More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the wonderful opportunity to stay here for a couple of nights whilst touring Africa. This is a very lovely reserve that is surrounded by amazing wildlife and noises. The rooms are sumptuous and the bar life was fantastic. An eclectic mix of businessmen and woman, tourists, backpackers and guides all made for some good storytelling over the beers. Amazing... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to visit us and give us feedback. We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the serenity, wildlife, flora and fauna Shaba has to offer. I also note you commented well on our rooms and bar ambiance. I look forward to hosting you once again. Kind regards. More 

Salt Lake City, UT
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100 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here go above and beyond the call of duty. My group was met with an aromatic hot towel upon arrival from each game drive. I had a headache going on 4 days and the massage therapist was able to eliminate it so well, I got another massage the next day. They feed the crocodiles at night so the... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to come visit us at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. We appreciate your taking time off to give us feedback. Am glad the massage services were of great help and overall services extended to you were well above your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards More 

nairobi
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time to this part of the country and it was awesome. From the time we walked in, to the checking out time, there was never a dull moment. The rain botched dinner in the wild plans but it was a nice effort for the team to put it together, hope the weather will be favorable next time and... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, May i take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback on your stay at our Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. I appreciate your taking time to give us your feedback. My team and I are glad that your stay was memorable, my staff as mentioned took very good care of you and your toddler's special needs. My apologies... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The friendly staff coupled with the exquisite array of delicacies and serene surroundings of the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro made my honeymoon getaway one of my choicest memories. The massive crocs lining the banks of the river so majestically at sundown always gave me a reason to look forward to the evening.

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, May i take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen to stay at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. We are humbled to have had the opportunity to host you both during this auspicious occasion -honeymoon. My team and I are glad to note that our staff, service and ambiance exceeded your expectations ensuring a memorable stay with us.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

my stay with my mum was more than i was expected.from the time we cheched in we found martha faith and waiting eagerly for us in f/o to my suprised they welcomed us by our name,this made my mum to feel special. thanks to mr Ronnie Githinji the manager who ensured that we arrived safely and upon our arrival we... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I take this opportunity to thank you for your candid feedback on your stay at Sarova Shaba Lodge. We appreciate having choosen to stay with us. Am elated to note that both you and mum enjoyed the hospitality, staff friendliness and general ambience experienced throughout your stay. We look foward to hosting you again in the near future.... More 

Townsville, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Where do I start because from the minute we arrived to the minute we left we were made to feel special. Thank you to all the front line staff and the happy people in the back ground I will highly recommend this place to everyone This place is in the middle of nowhere and if people keep that in the... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time to give us your valued feedback. We thank you for taking the time to visit us. Am glad to note that my team especially front line staff and others mentioned exceeded your expectations during your short stya with us. We however look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Overall I thought the Sarova Shaba was a fantastic hotel, but there were a few things that were not quite to my liking. The hotel is absolutely beautiful, located right on the river banks. The restaurant is in a gorgeous elevated thatched wooden structure with wonderful views overlooking the river. The rooms are also nicely appointed with comfortable beds and... More 

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RonnieKithinji, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking time to give as your candid feedback. We appreciate your feedback and regret that we did not meet your expectations as was expected. We however noted your concerns with an aim to address the same. However it's worthwhile to note that our Lodge does cater for for all persons more... More 

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