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3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a lovely lodge setup in the Mt Kenya Forest, about 3 hours drive from Nairobi. All rooms, though a little small, have balconies and face Mt Kenya and the waterhole where one can watch the wildlife from the comfort of their room. We saw elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, bush bucks, water bucks and many monkeys. It is a great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cabin lodge for a quiet getaway. The lodge had a very "homely" feel to it. The rooms were very well kept and comfortable. Food was good and service at the lodge was fantastic. I'd definitely recommend anybody to visit Serena Mountain Lodge

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NJ
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge gives you a rustic look but has great amenities. Food was excellent and offered a lot of variety to suit everyone's palate. The service was also very good, At one f the dinners, the centerpiece on the buffet table was a fruit bowl with several exotic fruits. One was passion fruit and the other was a tomato-tree fruit.... More

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Stratford, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights here in rooms 21,22 and 23. Our balconies faced the waterhole and salt lick. We saw Hyenas, Genet Cats, Giant Forest Hogs, Warthogs, Bushbuck, Waterbuck and lots of very naughty Sykes Monkeys, Black-Headed Herons, and Egyptian Geese. We were disappointed not to have seen Leopards and Elephants although we had seen lots of the latter in... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only for 1 night in Late August 2014 at this beautiful wooden lodge in the middle of the Mt Kenya forest with excellent views of Mt Kenya in the evening. Due to down turn in tourists, we were only 4 people in the lodge that night. We made the most of it and had the balcony to ourselves.... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

a lodge made from green painted wood, set in a stunning position with all rooms with views over the waterhole and to Mount Kenya. you can either sit on your balcony, or view from the bar balcony, or wander the roof area with views of all 4 sides....the only problem being that you have to watch the monkeys as they... More

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Swakopmund
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

An excellent hotel with friendly staff. Well situated if you want to see and or climb mount Kenya. They have excellent guided walks into the rainforest with armed guards. The lodge has a floodlit waterhole. All rooms face towards the waterhole.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is an amazing setting and an amazing hotel/lodge. all the rooms overlook a waterhole that is floodlit at night. Absolutely great food is served. The service and staff are very competent and friendly. Stunning views from all the rooms of MT Kenya. The rooms are a bit noisy as the lodge is built from wood.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Spent one night here as part of safari tour. Rooms extremely small and bathroom as small as small cruise ship cabins. Not much to do and you can't really walk around the property. Time is spent viewing the watering hole from the balcony in your room. Close balcony doors or the Sykes monkeys will come inside your room and steal... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night as part of our 'Cheetah safari' with Somak. What an amazing place! It's so different. Don't be put off by the old fashioned pine décor! It really is lovely. It is a place you can't go outside of the building on your own. Our room had an amazing balcony which overlooked the water hole.... More

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Address: PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Mount Kenya National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Serena Mountain Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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