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4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   80100, Kenya
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Satao Elerai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a country whose safari industry is notorious for not sharing the spoils of tourism with local communities (called “leakage”), Satao Elerai Community Lodge, located on Maasai lands adjacent to Amboseli National Park, stands out as a shining example of how things should be – and need to be – done. For me the stand-out point of the lodge –... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. The camp is beautiful and the service and staff were amazing. Drinking my early morning tea on the decking with Kilimanjaro out in all her glory made my day. Sundowners in the conservancy was an experience not to be missed. Will certainly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I visited this camp over the Christmas and New Year period. It was an amazing experience. The camp had something else about it that we hadn't experienced elsewhere in Kenya. It is located on its own conservancy which was as good if not better than the park itself, with a beautiful sundowner spot. The views from the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at the Satao Elerai and unfortunately the lasting memory of our stay was a bad bought of food poisoning. It happened after we had been there a day and a half and we both came down with it within a couple of hours of each other so there is little doubt that one of the meals... More 

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Goosekenya, Owner at Satao Elerai, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Satao Elerai. I was most concerned to hear that you were sick during your time with us and that it was put down to food poisoning, possibly from the Picnic lunch. This is the first such complaint we have ever had at the camp and we take your comment very seriously. I have been... More 

Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in October whilst on our safari, I wish we had stayed longer. The camp is amazing, our tented accommodation was perfect and the view of Mt Kilimanjaro from our tent was breathtaking. We loved the dining room and had an excellent dinner and breakfast, whilst enjoying the beautiful view from our table. Unfortunately we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We spent three nights at satao Elerai Camp .. The lodge is managed by wonderful people and is located in the middle of a conservancy with elephants, giraffes, zebras and lions .... they are nice and very customer oriented .. The view of Kili is breathless .. specially in the morning .. The camp has no fences and if you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This camp is wonderful - location with Mt Kilimanjaro in front, large spacious tent, amazing pool, gorgeous resturant and bar area, short distance from Amboseli National Park, warm friendly staff, lovely food and the amazing spotted Janet cat that visited our table at dinner! My husband and I were the only two guests on the night we stayed which was... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We recently stayed at Satao Elerai on the recommendation of friends and we were not disappointed. The views are breathtaking, the tents are spacious and well appointed and the service is attentive and friendly. As residents we considered a self drive to keep costs down but were glad that we opted for the ground package instead which was worth the... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We got into the Satao Elerai camp in the late afternoon and were disappointed that Mt Kilimanjaro was hidden behind clouds. In the morning, I unzipped our tent to reveal a magnificent view of the mountain fully exposed directly in front of our room! We had a great rest in our comfortable bed, a hot shower and great breakfast to... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This camp is really good, the tents are very comfortable and the staff very friendly and helpful. The common zones are rustic but nice, lovely fireplace, the food is excelent, the view is really nice especially if you get to see the top of the Kilimanjaro just from the deck of your tent. Very convenient because it is close (20')... More 

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Additional Information about Satao Elerai

Address: 80100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Satao Elerai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Satao Elerai Hotel Amboseli Eco-System

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