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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Tawi Lodge, is a sight for sore eyes after the long drive. We did a game drive through the Amboseli and got out on the Kemana gate which is closer to Tawi. The first notable thing was that there were staff members waiting at the Junction to direct us to the lodge as we drove ourselves form Nairobi.The rooms are... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tawi Lodge is beautiful all cottages have views of Mt. Kili. All the staff are helpful and want to make your stay special. If you inform the Lodge of your dietary requirements before you arrive they will cater for you. Supplies come from Nairobi so they need advance warning I have allergies and this is the first time I have... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second stay for us at Tawi. Situated outside the park, you will need not more than 5 mn to reach Kimani Gate and begin your safari. Tawi has a fantastic view on Kili (when clear weather !) wherever you stay (in your room, on the terrace, in your bath !, on the pool, in front of the water hole or... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended our 16 day safari with 2 nights at Tawi .. to say I want to return is a massive understatement. Located right outside of Amboseli, Tawi is perfect. The tents are lovely with en suite bathrooms, the food is 5-star, the service is impeccable and where else can you spend an evening with a glass of wine while... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our "hotel" when visiting the Amboseli game reserve, and was the last place we visited in our two week safari. We were met by Menno, the manager, and others, and the service was exceptional. As has been stated by others, the room (tent) was spacious and elegant. And looking out through the window that can be opened when... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time back in Kenya for 30 years and we were recommended by very good friends to stay in Tawi. How right they were! The best game lodge I have ever stayed in - and trust me, I've stayed in many! Brilliantly managed and the staff were quite superb. The water hole enables you to view - quite safely -... More 

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La Quinta, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

On arriving, we were met by our guide, Julius, who immediately drove us past as many animals as I ever hoped to see, before we returned to the airstrip to pick up more guests. It was a magical introduction. Our entrance to the Lodge was to see two elephants in the swamp very close to us , just grazing away.... More 

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Sacramento, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Tawi Lodge is a dream come true. The rooms (tents) are absolutely fantastic, but the view from the dining and reception are is beyond belief. When registering we watched an elephant bathing in the watering hole near the pool. My biggest compliment is to the chef. I have multiple food allergies, all of which were taken care of, and the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We started our Kenya safari in Amboseli, staying at the Tawi lodge for three nights, and we couldn't have picked a better place. Although just a few minutes from the entrance to Amboseli Park itself, we actually had elephants, zebra, giraffes, warthog, antelopes of various sorts, and baboons visiting the lodge's waterhole, only one hundred yards or so from where... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Tawi is by far the best place I have stayed in Kenya. Everything about it is perfect, from the moment you arrive it is nothing short of fantastic. Ron, the manager is the perfect host and the staff are just as perfect. It is 5 minute's from Amboseli, but in all honesty the wildlife at the camp is just as... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Tawi Hotel Amboseli National Park

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