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Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Central Kenya near Nanyuki, Nanyuki, Kenya
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is nice BUT I had heard so much hype about it that I was expecting a lot more. I think the best thing about it is the location, right in the middle of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The amount of animals is incredible. But the camp itself did not live up to the expectations. The tents are not... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My only con - on the main Nanyuki road, can the Serena sign be put on the left - spent many a minute looking for it because we didn't think to look on the opposite side of the road :( I'd go back in a heartbeat. I loved falling asleep to nature and waking up to a gorgeous view of... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there couple of weeks ago and can't wait to go back.Service was good as well.Your newer deluxe tents are elegant and amazing we really enjoyed our sta.Animals are just about 30metres away from the rooms.Got to see rhinos and elephants at the watering hole at night.Would definitely recommend this amazing place!only issue we had was the WiFi which... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be called a "tented camp," but it is a comfortable approach to tent living. The tents are large and have bathrooms and electricity, and there is hot water piped in. Simply looking out the screened window onto the savanna, you can see Impala, Zebras, Water Buffalo, and other African wildlife. The food was great, and the restaurant has... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in Apr for one night. The tent (with hot water bottles at night) had stunning views over the waterhole. The food was consistently delicious and the staff very attentive. The roaring fire was a bonus. I would definitely stay again.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually stay at smaller tented camps, but with a group of 9 which included 5 children we opted for this larger camp which friends had recommended for a family visit and we were not disappointed. The tents are arranged around a large water hole and are well appointed with large super king size beds and lovely clean, crisp bed... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at lunchtime and stayed 245 hrs. The buffet food was so so. The rooms/tents were nice. The view over the waterhole was very good. The internet was excellent. So was the service. And the safari drives were amazing!!!! We were driving our own vehicle and saw plenty of wildlife. But the best drive was the night drive arranged... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sweetwaters is a lovely camp with amazing views of my kenya. He staff are very friendly and always keen to help where ever possible. Spent to night there and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Food is amazing. The bar is well stocked and thanks to John the barman he was just fantastic. I will sure be back in the near future.

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tent was beautiful and clean, big shower and toiletries supplied (can't take that for granted in Kenya - and very good stuff), comfy beds, only a few meters from the water hole which is lit up at night. And as an unexpected bonus also had a view of Mount Kenya. The buffet style food is really good and so... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tent had all the amenities including hot and cold shower facilities. Sitting outside on the comfortable chairs and watching the elephants playing in the water or rhinos using the water hole in just about 100 feet was a wonderful experience. We were able to spot a good number of animals during the safari in the morning and evening. The... More 

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