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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

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Shaba National Reserve, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited with a few friends just a few weekends ago. What I liked most was the location, situated right along the banks of the crocodile infested Ewaso Nyiro river, the constant sight and sound of the river as a background is almost magical. They also have a natural spring above the hotel so they have done an amazing job... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sarova Shaba is a beautiful lodge set on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro river. The hotel is set conveniently within the three parks, Buffalo Springs, Samburu National Reserve and of course the Shaba game reserve. The service was excellent, the food superb and the children enjoyed the swimming pool which was a relief as the place is quite hot.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The family and I spent Easter weekend at Shaba. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the Samburu guide, who became the highlight of our stay. The hotel is a pleasant oasis in the volcanic surroundings. The main incentive is to relax, not many activities to do. Kids swam, I enjoyed the river front massage and we had a game drive.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place... we loved the location just next to the river Ewaso Nyiro! Great food. A variety of activities to pick from - game drives, swimming, table tennis, pool games..etc The hotel staff fed the crocodiles in the evenings and it was great to watch that too. The rooms were good and spacious enough. Definitely a place to return to!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an excellent palace and we really enjoyed our stay. Great food with assortment of choices. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. It's located in the shaba conservancy and on our game drive we saw elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions and other small animals. The bathrooms need some work though and the service was sometimes slow. Our drinks would take... 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 feedback. My team appreciates your valuable feedback especially the game viewing where you witnessed various animals, professionalism of staff and general hospitality. We thank you and look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good facilities. Excellent service and wonderful location. Great variety of food and drink. All staff were friendly and professional. Great activities for children over Easter and we left with no negatives. Well done to the entire team.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to give us feedback. We do appreciate the feedback on the Easter children's activities and overall professionalism in meeting our standards. We trust we shall have the privilege of hosting you once again. Kind regards More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a relaxing, blissful and peaceful stay. Sarova Shaba truly lived up to my expectations. Stayed here for 3 days during the Easter Weekend and got exactly what we wanted - a getaway that rejuvenated us. The drive there is quite long, approx 5 hours - but the roads are excellent and an added advantage was that we had a... More 

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Dear Guest, We are humbled by your feedback full of praise for this unit. My entire team are elated on your candid commnets and we appreciate your taking time to travel the "5" hours but most important having experienced our exemplarary service and standards. My apologies for late room cleaning though done immediately and exceedingly well. We look fowrd to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I don't have enough nice things to say about the Sarova lodges we stayed at. Sarova Shaba was our second stop and we stayed for 2 nights. The rooms are comfortable, spacious, and well appointed. The staff were attentive and friendly in the extreme. The food was some of the best I've had anywhere. The grounds were beautiful and you... More 

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

Dear Guest, My team are grateful for having hosted you during your 10th wedding anniversary. It was an honor to be part of the fun celebration. We are happy to note our standards and services were great and being in the middle of the park marked the epitome of your trip. We certainly look forward to hosting you again. Kind... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had a wonderful Valentines weekend with my family and even my 3 year old loved it. The views and scenery are amazing, the staff excellent- George at the bar agreed to store some medication for the young chap in the fridge without a fuss. We got an amazing dinner at the bush for all guests which was so beautiful. Will... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you form choosing to stay with us at Sarova Shaba during the Valentines weeked. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and you had a great experience. Our commitment to our guests is to meet and exceed their expectations. We appreciate the special mention on George who was able to assist you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I lost my Iphone at Shaba. We seriously think a baboon took it. The staff was more upset than I was. They aploziged a dozen times. The grounds were lovely and pathways well lit. We loved the park. Food was nicely presented, decent quality and and unbelievable assortment of choices. Our only complaint would be that the bathrooms could use... More 

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