We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kilima Gate, Kenya
Hotel amenities
  • Reviews (96)
  • Photos (138)
  • Amenities
  • Room tips (20)
  • Location
  • More
Kilima Safari Camp
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Amboseli Eco-system
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

96 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (20)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just outside the Amboseli National Park, the hotel has a fabulous view of the Kilimanjaro but nothing else. The tented room was nice and big, with large bathrooms. Nice wardrobe closet with a safety locker. The food lacked variety - though the restaurant was impressive in size. The service at the bar was half-hearted. The pool is the largest... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Liked the fact that it's basic and at night no electricity at all...stars everywhere!! Tents are ok,although the attached bathroom is quite dirty and always full of insects and mosquitos. very basic bar,staff not really enthusiastic. Chargers available in the dining area. Swimming pool onsite but seriously dirty so i wouldn't use it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here during the Easter holiday. The camp is located next to the entrance of Amboseli park. I must say everything here looks the same as the pictures on their website. Rooms are big with a view of Mount Kilimanjaro. The food was also good. Having said that, I was disappointed by the service we received upon arrival. They... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This was definitely tenting at its finest! The tents were amazing! There were two beds, a desk, dressing table,wardrobe closet, double sinks in vanity, separate toilet and shower rooms. There was a nice patio with two chairs and small patio table. Mt. Kilimanjaro was visible from our tent. The pool was wonderful. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
248 reviews 248 reviews
51 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I know that it seems strange at a tented camp just outside of the Amboseli Game Reserve in Kenya. However, this resort has the most beautiful outdoor pool that I've ever seen. The centre is deep, perfect for swimming. Around the outside is a shallow area with concrete lounge chairs, perfect for relaxing. Add nice bridges, beautiful landscaping, etc. Nice!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I visited this place as part of an Official meeting and found these guys to be spectacular. 1. All rooms face the Mt. Kilimanjaro and its exquisite. 2. In all my travels in Kenya I have not come across any hotel where food tastes as good as it tastes here. We all came back several pounds heavier. 3. The rooms... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a hotel - not a camp so to speak - but it's smack in the bush, Mount Kilimanjaro is in full view and the rooms are half tents and half concrete so the camp feeling is certainly there. That said, It was a really large room so a walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doncaster, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

When we were told we would stay in a tent!! I realy did'nt know what to expect. The only way to explain it is sheer luxuay. The decor in the rooms is fabulous. With great views of Kilimanjaro. The food was well presented and delicious. The staff were friendley and attended to all our needs. It was a little difficult... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Thika, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We have enjoyed staying at Kilima a couple of times. It is a true "safari" experience in the bush. The tents are fabulous. The view is amazing with Mt. Kilimanjaro in the near distance. The pool was very unique and large. Fun for the kids. And, as always, the food was wonderful! Just next to the Amboseli game park, home... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Finland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

If I die and go to heaven, I hope it will be like our tent (no. 16) at Kilima. I was already blown away when I saw photos online on the lodge's website, and I can only say that it was even better in real life. The furniture and decor were simply so stylish, amazing four-poster beds, beautiful bathroom... I'd... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Kilima Safari Camp, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Kilima Safari Camp? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kilima Safari Camp

Address: Kilima Gate, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilima Safari Camp 4*
Also Known As:
Kilima Safari Camp Hotel Amboseli Eco-System

138 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (119)
Dining (9)
View from room (10)
Hotel & grounds (21)
Pool/beach area (8)
Room/suite (19)
Bathroom (8)
Videos (1)
Other (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (20)
Pool/beach area (7)
View from room (1)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Room/suite (1)
Other (7)


Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Number of rooms

See which rooms travelers prefer

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Kilima Safari Camp to your Saves list