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4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Bush Street | P.O. Box 1206, Kenya
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Tawi Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an absolutely amazing experience at Tawi Lodge and could not recommend it more highly. Ron, Tawi’s affable and very knowledgeable manager, made a strong and very pleasant first impression. He knows people exceptionally well and very accurately gauges the type of experience you’re looking to have. He immediately put as at ease. Upon arrival, he explained how terrifically... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in Tawi in June 2013. We only stayed two nights however it was part of our plan to do a couple of days safari and then have some island time in Tanzania. We stayed overnight in Nairobi first and then got picked up and taken to the domestic airport early doors. On arrival in Amboseli we were greeted... More

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Lyme, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Began our two week safari in Kenya and Tanzania here. What a baptism. Mt. Kilimanjaro bathed in the dawn glow is jaw dropping. We started and ended each day listening to the elephants, zebras and other animals rustling about the local watering hole. Felt as though we were one with nature. Couldn't have felt more welcome or cared for. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed at Tawi Lodge for four nights in July 2013 and had the most incredible stay. It's a gorgeous place to stay - our room was incredible - and to have a bath in the beautiful tub looking out over Mt Kili is just spectacular. Manager Ron Guijs was so welcoming and the food each day just incredible. We... More

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

Tawi Lodge is the hidden secret of Amboseli...few things are better to a nice hot bath, seeing the mighty Kilimanjaro from the tub...a must experience! Apart from this, the bio pool is great, the views, the daily visits from the elephants, friendly staff and delicious food...Staying in the Lodge is almost as good as going on the safari!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stunning Eco lodge. Small and cosy. Run by a fantastic couple. The staff are friendly, rooms Are very comfortable and food is great. It's slightly away from the park so you have to drive to see the main game, but well worth the drive.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Tawi Lodge was one of the highlights of my trip. I am a frequent traveler to Africa and Tawi hit it right on all points. The cuisine was some of the best I have had in Kenya. General Manager Ron Guijs has an impressive background as an international chef and it shows in every course and every bite. The staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

it is always the things that you did not even expect to get that makes a wonderful place to a SUPER wonderful place. We only looked for a nice place to spend a night after a gem drive. What we found is a warm welcoming crew and many many small extras. The 15 rooms are fairly separated from each other,... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I'd been to Tawi a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it, and just returned for a quick two nights arranged quite last minute. I had forgotten how wonderful Amboseli and its ridiculously large herds of elephants are, and Tawi really is a superb lodge, one of the best in its price bracket that I've stayed at in Kenya.... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Loved this place - great hospitality and Ron, the general manager is so hands on and on the ball that this place works fantastically well. Rooms are spread out just enough to give you privacy as well as comfort. The location is perfect. Very Eco-conscious and socially responsible lodge. Will definitely be returning soon.

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Address: Bush Street | P.O. Box 1206, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tawi Lodge 4.5*
Also Known As:
Tawi Hotel Amboseli National Park

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