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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the place with my boyfriend....... Enjoyed and loved my stay at the place, serene with beautiful gardens. Excellent services.... The food was super delicious, with variety, lots of choice .. The room..wow no words. Will definitely visit the place again. Kudos to the management and staff and Keep up the good work.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good staff and Pool. Not a place to quietly relax. Rooms are dated a day Beds rock hard. Food is good from a buffet with plenty of choice. Bar open to the very early hours ends up with loads of noisy people loud and obnoxious going back to their rooms breaking the piece. Shame the management could not be a... 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 visiting us at Sarova Shaba Lodge. I wish to apologies on your feedback on noise levels. However this was a result of few of our guests elated on their inaugural visit to our lodge. I note with much appreciation that you enjoyed our food, service and staff whom you applauded.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our two nights in this oasis. Our room was lovely, clean and spacious with a great view over the river. The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed our chats with a number of the staff. The food was very good with lots of choice. The gardens and water features were delightful after a day of game... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to visit us at Sarova Shaba. Am glad to note that our staff , food experience was exemplary and exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were delightful, the rooms amazing, the food first class and varied. The location, beside the river, had marvellous views. Had a great massage there. Everything was amazing. Wish I was there now... 3 parks nearby, with great animals and mountain & desert scenery. Saw giraffe, zebra, gazelles, storks and even camels.

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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 taking time to visit us at Sarova Shaba. We are delighted to note that your stay was enjoyable and memorable. I note with appreciation the massage experience was excellent and general ambiance of the Lodge. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards More 

Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely lodge setting on the river and easy access to the Samburu and located in the Shaba National Reserve. Monkeys everywhere as well as elephants in the river and coming up to fence to graze. Personnel were friendly and so helpful and I always felt safe and well cared for in this lovely location!

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the staying with us. Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback. I am delighted to note that you enjoyed our services and general ambiance. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Kind regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay here, We had flown to this lodge from Nairobi. The location is excellent on the river. The rooms are also very good. We enjoyed food at the lodge. We went for game drives and spotted some animals in the morning. This game lodge is great. it was a memorable stay. The staff is very cordial.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the feedback received.We are delighted to have hosted you at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. We are happy to note that your experience with us was no doubt memorable. We appreciate your good comments on food, our staff and general ambiance of the lodge including the game drive where you saw various wildlife. We look... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to stay. It is located within the Shaba National reserve with easy access to The Samburu and Buffalo Springs reserves. The location right on the river bank with views across to the hills was really pleasant. The grounds were beautifully maintained with little streams flowing in and around the main buildings. Food was excellent with... 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 taking time to give us your feedback. We are delighted to note that you did enjoy your stay with us. My apologies on your concern on the very hot water. i thank you for the wonderful comments on our food, snacks and staff and look forward to hosting you once... More 

Ostfold, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stayed with my familyfor two nights. Nicely situated, friendly staff, loved the fact that there was a nature guide availiable to tell about wildlife in the garden. We had a lovely candlelight dinner in the garden one of the nights . You should bring a torch to be able to look for animals which are hiding in the dark. At... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Sarova Shaba. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Am delighted to note our very own Nature guide was exemplary as well as the hospitality extended to you by my team. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards More 

Rocky Mountain House
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This a beautiful lodge along a river. The food was delicious. Close to Samburu National Park. Keep windows closed to keep out monkeys. Nice swimming pool. Very clean! Mosquito nets are hung from sealing around bed area to keep out any Mosquitos. Laundry service is available for a charge. Porter service available as well as turn Dow service at night.... 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 taking time to give us feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Sarova Shaba. My team and i are delighted to note that your stay was as good as expected. We look forward to hosting you back. Kind regards More 

Nakuru, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have always enjoyed my visits and stays at this awesome lodge. Its location by the banks of the River Ewaso Nyiro make the environment incredibly beautiful, but also very peaceful for someone wanting to have a really quiet time. The rooms are spacious and the beds comfortable.

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

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Sarova Shaba Game Lodge during your recent stay and for taking time to share your feedback. We are glad to note the general ambiance, spacious rooms and bed comfort exceeded your expectations thus made your stay memorable. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards More 

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