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3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located at Mount Kenya at an altitude of 7200 ft and in the midst of dense forest. The ambiance is really a jungle ambiance with a tree hotel flavor. But you might be disappointed with sighting wild-life. There is a water hole etc. but one might be extremely lucky to sight attractive wild life like leopard etc.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth doing after Masai Mara tented camp visit. Because the lodge is next to watering hole, the wildlife comes to you, rather than go out on safari. Lodge is amazing construction and a delight to walk around. Great nature walk with armed guard (for elephants) and tea break in the middle of the walk. Lodge was accommodating for our 7-person... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently went to this Lodge during a company trip of over 30 people...the service, ambience and food were awesome...accomodation was over the top....the serenity was perfect and overwhelming...i only wish that Mountain Lodge Serena could offer facilities for guests who want to let their hair down, have fun, and make lots of noise! This will enable all sorts of people... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent one night here last month, aIong with my group. I first visited this lodge in 1991, when it was part of a different management. I was absolutely bowled over then - and on subsequent visits until 2000 - by the overall location and appeal of the place, which was then in the middle of a dense montane forest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Lodge over the weekend, excellent service, very good food especially breakfast, had a wonderful nature walk, knowledgeable tour guide. The rooms are lovely, one cant imagine is all wood. The hot bag , lovely idea.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great setting. Amazing set-up. I loved the nature walk, 'mini' breakfast in the bush was a great surprise. The view of mt.kenya in the morning is breathtaking. This is a great place to spend a quiet weekend with a loved one. A swimming pool would be a good though...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful lodge that is full of character. It looks like an early 19th century colonial lodge, but I haven't been able to verify that. It is just solid wood and wood paneling throughout the facility. The rooms are lovely and have individual viewing decks overlooking the large pool and saltlicks where a variety of animals come. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two nights here with my girlfriend and it was so relaxing. At first sight there were few animals but if you stay patient they will come. Some guests just glanced at the waterhole for a few minutes and moved off to the bar but that's not how to do it. We saw a leopard stalk a bushbuck, lots of... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our first stop in visiting seven game reserves was the Mount Kenya National Park. We enjoyed the watering hole, seeing the Cape Buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, genets, owls, elephants, Sykes Monkeys, and antelopes. The lodge was unique in that it is made of single wood walls. Meaning you can hear every word of every conversation the people in the next... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Even when in the restaurant eating the fantastic food which caters brilliantly for veggies as well as meat eaters we could see wildlife grazing and flying. The water hole is fascinating to watch all night and all day, the noises from the forest are amazing and cloud permitting the view of Mount Kenya is lovely. The hotel shop was the... 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*
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Located at 2,194 metres on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that make the African bush so special and exhilarating. ... more   less 
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