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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shaba National Reserve, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
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mpls
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge for 2 nights while on a trip to the area in May 2014. Unfortunately, tourism in down in Kenya for a variety of reasons so the lodge was not full. However, we had friendly staff and great service at the Sarova. I have stayed here a few times before and it is... More

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

Dear Guest, My team and I take this opportunity to thank you for taking time again to visit your preferred Lodge Shaba. We feel honored that we do make a difference in ensuring our guests are delighted more so yourself where your experience was exceptional. We note your valuable good feedback on Food, service, room ambience and general atmosphere- Asante... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My wife and I had a great time here. Friendly and helpful staff, efficient service, clean facilities and surroundings ... great experience overall. We especially enjoyed the Bush Dinner, coupled with game drives to the nearby reserves (once you pay the conservation fees at Shaba, you have access to Samburu & Buffalo Springs). Travelling here by road accords you the... More

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

Dear Guests, Many thanks for taking time to give us feedback. We are glad we put a smile on you both. Am happy to note you do realize the infrastructure to Shaba is perfect and the scenery is amazing. The road to the lodge is so easily accessible hence an opportunity to come see what we offer. I hope we... More

London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

During 18 days in Keyna I stayed at 5 x Sarova hotels. All are unique in their style but have consistent staff commitment and efficiency. Had a wonderful stay at this hotel: Rooms are superb.....a great introduction to safari living with style! All members of staff exuded genuine professionalism and excellent customer interaction and service. Thank-you to everyone!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to give us feedback. We are delighted to note that your holiday was more than memorable and enjoyable. It is good to note our staff exceeded your expectations, the rooms and general ambience which you found unique. We appreciate your feedback and will definitely share with my team. I look forward... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Sarova Shaba was lovely and the staff was so hospitable.Thanks to Bonfire Adventures ,our travel Agent,the whole package was beyond our expectations. Sarova is definitely a first!Make Samburu your next destination!

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

Dear Ms Nduta, The Shaba team takes this opportunity to thank you for your feedback. We are glad to have hosted you and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards More

York, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The staff is so courteous and friendly! They do everything they can to make your stay more enjoyable! Located on the edge of a river, animals are constantly viewable around the lodge. The game drives are nice. We saw elephants, giraffes, as well as many other things. Amazing location and atmosphere!! A must see!!

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for your valuable feedback and visiting us at Shaba. Am glad to note that our staff meet and exceeded your expectations. I take note that your game drives were refreshing whilst having seen most of the game in plenty. We trust that we shall have the opportunity to host you again in the near future. Kwaheri... More

Mombasa, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I think this is Kenya's best kept secret at the middle of. We had a wonderful experience that we will never forget. The charms, feelings and the scenery are un-describable. Interesting facts.. The male lion in this region do not have mane as the Mara and savanna. I was told the lioness do not hunt for the male in samburu... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking time to give us feedback on your wonderful stay at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge and I quote ' Best kept secret'. We are delighted to learn that indeed you enjoyed not only your stay but the experience on Safari. We look forward to hosting you once again. Kind regards Ronnie Kithinji More

Dubai
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The location is unreal, the surronding, the forest, the wild life. You just cannot explain it in words. If you love nature, this is a must see venue. Hotel is very good but the beauty of Shaba is spotless and even if they made me sleep in a tent i wouldnt hesitate to visit this place again

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is always a pleasure to read such positive reviews. Your feedback has inspired the team here and we were very honored by your visit and being of service to you. We appreciate every detail of your experience and look forward to hosting you once again assuring you of detail in service excellence. Asante sana. More

Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We spent three nights at the Sarova Shaba and by the time we were checking out, we felt like adding another night! The hospitality of the staff is one that I am yet to experience in another lodge. The salad bar was fantastic that our 6 year old could not do without the salad at meal times. Kudos! While at... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your encouraging review. We will surely share this with the team. Sarova Shaba is committed to offering the best personalized services to all our clients. It was an honout hosting you. Karibu tena. More

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The lodge is set in an oasis creating a very relaxing atmosphere and it overlooks the Ewaso river with crocs basking in the sun. Quite stunning. There are many pods and stream running in the lodge with fish and turtles. The rooms are very nice and comfortable, tastefully furnished. The beauty of Shaba is unrivaled when compared to buffalo springs... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, It was nice of you to spend christmas holidays with us. Your feedback is highly appreciated as it goes a long way in giving us the drive to always improve. Indeed the unique aspect of being in the region is the advantage of being able to visit the three parks on the same park ticket. Shaba, Buffalo springs... More

Oliver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The room was very comfortable, the staff helpful and friendly. The food was good with a nice selection. Our room was at the end of the resort complex & a bit of a walk to the main bldg but we found it pleasant after being in a safari van all day. Chicken George at the Campi, Campi bar was very... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, Asante sana for making Sarova shaba your choice during your recent visit to the region. Indeed the choice of three parks on the same park ticket gives you the variety to beat any destination not to mention the Samburu special five! We look forward to your next visit. Thank you. More

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Address: Shaba National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Eastern Province > Shaba National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Shaba Game Lodge 5*
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