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Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge

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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel overlooking a watering hole. Travelled to many places and never seen this before. The staff are very friendly and all have very good english. The only reason for 4/5 stars is when i stayed in 2014 at night time wood beetles or some other kind of beetle kept falling from the ceiling into both drinks and food. Annoying... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was on a tour of Tsavo west and passed by this place as a stop over to have lunch ! I must say traveling is such a fun and rejuvenating ! the luch was very good service very good! very friendly staff and full of information perhaps they are used to the environment ! the rooms are clean as we... More 

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Jodenyo, Manager at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Guest You recently experienced our services and we exceeded your expectation. Thank you so much for taking time and for sharing with us your feedback. It is great to note that our lodge remains one of your favorite places to visit while in Tsavo. We look forward to hosting you in the near future Warm regards James Odenyo Lodge Manager... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a lovely time on our honeymoon. The mangers and staff are very friendly. The rates were reasonable and food was good. The rooms are smallish but air conditioned. Mzima springs and shetani lava make a good visit for any visitors

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Jodenyo, Manager at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for sharing with us the great experience at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge. Your acknowledgement of the lodge Management and staff, in fulfilling the promise to our guests is highly appreciated. We look forward to being your host in the near future Regards James Odenyo Lodge Manager Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, Tsavo West National Park,... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place has been overdue a great review for some time. So I am writing one 3 years after being here. This was our first lodge on our trip to Kenya and it set the bar real high for the rest. We landed here in the evening, exhausted after the drive and a lost baggage ordeal. I remember all of... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed there for a night & 2 days at this excellent Serena property @ Kilaguni, Tsavo. Simply fabulous property with an amazing view of the Tsavo forest, animals abound for viewing from the Hotel property itself. We also did the safari drive into the forest..Viewed Lions and other special birds from close distance..Truly, an amazing location. Must visit location... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The place is beautiful. Well kept lawns . got a swimming pool if you want to take a dip. Rooms are well appointed with a view to a watering hole You, get to see different animals coming for a drink. Early morning you get a clear view of the majestic Mt.kilimanjaro peak. Staff very friendly . pay attention to guests... More 

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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Wow. There is a watering hole and just about every room has a view. We enjoyed elephants bathing themselves at all hours. During dinner we had the excitement of watching a leopard stalking a baby giraffe at the watering hole until a waterbuck warned the herd animal off. The water buffalos are there constantly and a ton of zebras come... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

k. to start of. it has one of the most spectacular views and with a good price. It is a lovely place to relax after a crazy game drive. And ask a girl that i v been wanting to ask out for about 2 years and i asked her out here and she said yes. so it is also a... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Probably my favourite place we stayed in our 2 week safari. Just loved the view from the restaurant and seating area. Made me just relax and smile sitting there looking out at the waterhole and amazing views. The staff were excellent - especially the man at the pool who was really nice to the kids. As mentioned in other reviews... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Kilaguni Serena is definitely the best lodge we stayed at during our Safari. The restaurant area is astonishing, with its high ceiling and african decoration. The view of the pond and surrounding area is fantastic. The food is good -aways buffet on lodges- and staff is kind. The other lodges we stayed at were not even close to this one.... More 

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