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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Shaba National Reserve, Kenya
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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the nicest place in the middle of nowhere. We were there on 1st may and met with a lovely welcome. Instantly felt at home. We were warmly checked in into freshly made rooms..maintenance team consistently on stand by and left no issues pending. The views of the place were exquisite overlooking the river. Excellent food choice... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking time to give us feedback.. We appreciate each word and it's our pleasure to know that we did exceed your expectations. Am glad to note that our check in process , maintenance team, excellent food and pleasant staff made your stay even more memorable. Once again we... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An oasis in the middle of a semi-arid landscape. Sarova Shaba Lodge is located at an ideal location in a congruence of three national reserves; Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba. The lodge is constructed on an oasis and literally has springs flowing through the property, in between buildings and into the Ewaso Nyiro River. The spring water is crystal clear.... More 

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

Dear Guest, I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay with us. My team and I are elated to learn that you had a memorable experience with us here at Sarova Shaba. We also note and appreciate your special mention on my staff Steve and Charles who went out of their way to ensure they... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank your for choosing to stay with us and our appreciation for your candid feedback. We appreciate your comments and as mentioned the ecosystem is just magical. It's my pleasure to note my team made your stay memorable and we look forward once again to be your hosts. Kind regards. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking your valuable time to give us your feedback. I appreciate your comments on dining under the stars and your family having enjoyed the pool facilities. My team and I are glad that your stay was memorable. Look forward to hosting you again Kind regards More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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

Dear Guest, Thank you staying with us and giving us your candid feedback. We appreciate your comments and note the service food and ambience is what exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you once again Kind regards More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to come stay with us at the Sarova Shaba game lodge. We are delighted and elated to learn that you enjoyed and that our services exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards More 

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