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Serena Mountain Lodge

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PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some quiet time. Conferencing room also available with all the necessary facilities. The rooms are a bit on the small side and the walls are paper-thin but on the positive side they all have lovely views out... More 

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Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This unique lodge is unique in that it is built high on stilts so that the animals coming to the waterhole and salt lick can walk under the lodge, and this they do throughout the day and night. The fabric of the building is very comfortable, and the meals choice and quality are excellent. But the amazing feature is the... More 

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Rocky Mountain House
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great to see wildlife from your room! The rooms overlook a watering hole where you can see Cape buffalo, bush bucks and other wildlife. The meals were very good. At night if it is cool, the staff will place a hot water bottle under your bedsheets to make your sleep comfortable. View of Mount Kenya from lodge.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A fantastic choice of destination to wind down.......though chilling empty, we really enjoyed our stay at Serena Mt Kenya. We opted for the 1 hour nature walk which was a good decision to take in this magical environment. Staff was kind and available and the wake up calls to view game in the middle of the night quite welcome especially... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The cool breeze,the drinking sound of waterbucks and buffaloes from the water and in a cozy enviroment with a cup of hot chocolate in my hands gossiping with my family made my night in mountain lodge unforgettable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We planned to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary at Serena Mountain Lodge. Our contact at the lodge was Joseh. Very pleasant!! He gave us excellent advise and even came to our house to jointly do the menu with us. Kudos, Joseh! The lodge manager, Kathurima Mburugu, and all the staff ensured our stay was exemplary. The food was great, attention... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My group refers to this hotel as "The watering hole", of which the hotel is famous for it's large pond that the wild animals come to drink from. Grace at the front desk has been so wonderful to each of the groups I have taken to this hotel. The staff is very kind and helpful. The nature walk is not... More 

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Mumias
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I made my booking on a Sunday via an online booking agent and set out on our trip to tour the Mount Kenya region. The road leading to the lodge is quite good and is one of the reasons my wife and I settled on this destination rather than the Ark. On our arrival the booking agent had not submitted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Spent one night here as the first lodge of my Safari. Had a beautiful room and the view of the waterhole and mount kenya is truely breathtaking! The food wasnt to my liking (too rich for my pallette), apart from the scrummy crepes at breakfast but the staff could not do enough to please in any way. I really enjoyed... More 

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Nairobi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We decided to spend Valentines weekend at the Mountain Lodge and counted on the nice Serena experience. Before I rant about the experience let me say it has some strong points: 1. Location is beautiful with Mt Kenya views and you may spot the peaks on a lucky evening. 2. Road trip tarmac all the way - we used the... More 

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