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3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
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Serena Mountain Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the more unique hotels that we stayed at during out recent trip to Kenya. It's in a similar style to The Ark and Treetops at Aberdare National Park in that the hotel is a closed, self contained building build on stilts and made for viewing animals that come to the watering holes at the base of... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at the lodge. Wish we could have stayed longer. The balconies make it easy to watch wildlife at the water hole. The Cape Buffalo herd was out when we arrived in the afternoon. At 3 a.m. we watched and heard quite a spectacle from the hyenas. Eerie but interesting! The top floor has a very comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was a change to our normal itinerary on the safari plains and was an ideal location for us to take a breath. A very relaxing environment. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and polite. The room was perfect and provided a super view over the waterhole; and further away we could clearly see Mount Kenya. The resident 'expert' gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

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 October 12, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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