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Samburu Serena Safari Lodge

PO Box 48690, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Beverly Hills, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is situated up on a rock. Literally - to access the lodge you must drive over big boulders and then it feels as if you are on top of the world. The villas are large, spacious and wonderful. Food great, guides knowledgeable. Although there are not herds of animals, we were able to see a lot of action.... More

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Kathmandu, null, Nepal
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very comfortable hotel with all the modcons and a view of the savannah to boot. Good base for exploring the reserve and sited where you can see some from your room balcony and even the bar and dinning room (if they wander by). The water hole below the bar almost guarantees you'll see something. We saw elephants, an elusive jennet... More

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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This hotel allows for amazing animal viewing. Staff were friendly, food was decent and overall was a great safari experience. Monkeys are jumping around the gardens and over the fence there were crocodiles in the river - thrilling!

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94 reviews 94 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This lodge is really great. The people at the lodge were wonderful. The buffet food was maybe a 7 (on a scale of 1 to 10) - OK but not outstanding. Game viewing was amazing, The pool has great views of game. The only downside was the warmth of the rooms. They have big open sliding doors, with no screens... More

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Abbots Bromley
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

If you want to really feel at one with nature this is the place to stay. Our first night we heard all the sounds of the bush including a lion killing. We visited the local Samburu tribe and had great safaris with Peter. The lodge was virtually empty - probably because the web site said it was closed (which it... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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20 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Our trip to Kenya was what really got me interested in buying an SLR camera and investing in a few courses to learn how to use it properly. It was worth the investment as when you get to places like Samburu you literally get transfixed by the beauty of the African wilderness. There are many wonderful parks in Kenya but... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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26 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Fine rooms, Good food, excellent game viewing - some animals rarely seen other than here - Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra. Great place to start a Kenya safari, then work south.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
46 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Although this lodge is under construction at the moment I hope it opens shortly with the many lovely features that were there originally there. We stayed at this lodge in 2004 taking the domestic flight to Nairobi and our driver meeting us with our main luggage as this was a long safari with various stops. On arrival at the lodge... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

Arriving late afternoon to the wonderful views .pool so close to the reserve was a dream come true! The rooms and staff were superb,food excellent and we were made so welcome by all.Our group of 10 were the only guest for our 3 night stay and felt like celebrities! Super Lodge and amazing location!

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Huntington Beach, CA
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2010

I'm a tour leader and have stayed at Samburu Serena over 20 times. Actually, my last stay was in June 2009 but this site doesn't let you go back that far. I'm only writing to say that the previous reviewer probably didn't stay at Serena because it was totally destroyed in a flash flood in March 2010. I was at... More

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Address: PO Box 48690, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
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Number of rooms: 62
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