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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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

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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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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

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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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

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