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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice and quiet place away from tge cities. Very friendly service but no service at all after 9pm. Nice cosy rooms which have seen better days, but still nice. Guaranteed sighting of leopard up to 4 of them! Plenty of buffalo,elephant,baboons,gazelle and birds around waterhole. Food is ok There is a very good pool overlooking rhino valley with good... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you really really want to see a leopard you should go there. Though I do not think it is responsible to feed a wild animal every night, so I would not go back there. Apart from that the lodge is nothing too special. We stayed for 1 night and it is ok, but we stayed at nicer places during... More

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was a modest but nice hotel. We did see the leopards at the dinner "show", which was interesting. The food was fairly good, the room was tidy, the staff was friendly. The bar made the absolute worst margarita I've ever had in my life, but otherwise everything was nice and the views were great.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This lodge is set in a very nice location - unlike Rhino Valley Lodge, this does have a view of Rhino valley and the sanctuary. There is a waterhole that attracts buffalo and elephant. They put food out for leopard every night and you are effectively guarenteed a sighting. The rooms are ok. They are comfortable but nothing special and... More

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we stayed here , wild life friendly place , lots of birds and wildlife at water hole . but the best thing is , at dusk ,staff put a joint of meat in tree 10 meters away and then you wait . In 15 MINUTES a leopard turned up and started to feed up in the tree, then another turned... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Please spend some money on a face lift for the rooms. This was probably a great lodge in its hey day but that was 30 years ago. Basic rooms. No air con, tired bed linen and towels. Just about acceptable food and drink. Disappointing experience was expecting more.

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Rooms very poor and awful beds. Not sure when room was last cleaned. Food okay though and we only really ate and slept there for one night. Leopard feeding was interesting, but I have a feeling this was a bit rigged, and not sure about it. Seems there are better lodges, but we got this one

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This lodge is part of the Ndogo Safari. As mentioned in previous reviews this lodge is very basic but very comfortable. Make use of the mosquito nets in your room as there are a lot of bugs - one tip I actually picked up from a previous review on tripadvisor is to roll a bath towel up and put it... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This hotel is not exactly disabled friendly but then again what is in Kenya, all efforts were made by the staff to cover the stair case leading to the restaurant with an old door. The leopard feeding did seem a little wrong but at least we saw one. The food was adequate and the room was ok for the one... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

What a fantastic hotel, I could have stayed here a lot longer! Sadly we only had one night (as I'm guessing most people do, just passing though whilst on safari) but I'm glad we had the one we did! The wildlife viewing here is just amazing. From your room you look over plains and hills that have a steady stream... More

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Address: Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park West
Also Known As:
Ngulia Safari Hotel Tsavo National Park West
Ngulia Safari Lodge Kenya/Tsavo National Park West

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