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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Miskolc
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously no air-con, no wifi and neither electricity in the nights so prepare youself to get wet. Very nice people, reasonable food. You will see a lots of animals from your balcony but not too much mammals...There is a small pool where you can admire elephants and antilopes from and a cold Tusker in your hand! Family friendly except the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent only one night in Ashnil Aruba en route to Mombasa. The rooms were very pleasant, if a bit too hot. There are nice amenities in the bathroom, including mosquito repellent, which I found a nice touch. The staff was very attentive and helpful. We haven't enjoyed food very much, a bit too heavy on Indian cuisine which is... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here with Alibaba Tours and Safaris in a 3days.The place was vey good and fantastic.The lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. Its location is superb, just a couple of hours from the coast of Mombasa, 5 hours leisurely drive from Nairobi and is located on the banks of Aruba Dam... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

It was a great place to stay. Staff are very friendly. I being vegetarian was skeptical that may go on fast. But the Chef was a great man took personal interest in preparing menu that I was pampered and had homely meal. I particularly like the waterhole n looking at the vast expanse of park from my room. Great place... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I Stayed 3 nights at this beautiful lodge on my way back from Mombasa. The cold towels when checking in were an absolute relief. The service and ambience is serene, the number of elephant herds seen was amazing. During our visit the dam had dried up which meant going further into the reserve to see animals which was an amazing... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was my very first time to sleep in Tsavo National Park and Ashnil Aruba was indeed an excellent choice. I had accompanied a tourism association from Mombasa for their annual dinner party. From the reception to the fine dining to partying....It was absolutely divine! The early morning game drive was quite the treat...finally saw the infamous 'man eating lions... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

1 stayed 1 night with my family and wow! Service, rooms, food, friendly staff. The cold towels were a relief for our hot & dusty faces after an en route game drive. This view over the water hole was really exciting for the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lions are almost always found hanging around the plains in front of ashnil. Food & decent sized rooms arguably the best in Tsavo east. Excellent service. Good sitout deck close to the bar but not much of a view which is the biggest drawback of this otherwise topnotch hotel.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed in a luxury tent at Ashnil Aruba for two nights as part of a four day, three nights safari with JT Safari in mid October. We arrived mid afternoon, hot and dusty, and were greeted with cold lemon scented towels and icy apple juice. The staff was incredibly attentive and made us feel like long lost family coming... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Compliments for the staff! Always smiling and Being helpfull. Even at night Someone is guiding you back to your room with a flashlight. Not that we didn't feel unsafe, but the Nice and funny chitchats on your way to the room were very amusing! Excellent food, Nice and clean rooms and a great balcony looking over a drinking pool for... More 

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Address: Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ashnil Aruba Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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