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Solio Lodge

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Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solio is absolutley amazing. The staff is wonderful and happy to accommodate any need. We are vegetarians and for every meal they made sure we had plenty to choose from, even asking if we had requests. They even shared receipts with us to take home. The lodge is stunning, peaceful, and gave us a wonderful break from the real world.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Solio lodge ! We have been to many lodges, Solio lodge is by far our best experience to date. ALL the staff were extremely helpful from the booking office to the team on the ground. The animals we saw were simply special ! I have never seen so many Rhinos in one place !... More 

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Thank Ciiru W
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Solio between Christmas and New Year 2015. The lodge is beautiful with separate glass fronted villas overlooking the reserve. Expect to see the occasional rhino walking past or enjoy a close encounter with a giraffe peering into your bathroom. Solio is headed by Ava who is really on top of her game. She and her... More 

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Thank hamish123452015
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Solio Lodge is a luxury Lodge located in Solio Ranch. Solio Ranch or Solio Game Reserve is a privately owned wildlife conservancy located in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. The ranch is a fenced, privately owned protected area geared toward rhino conservation. The 17,500-acre reserve, 22 km north of Nyeri Town, plays a major part in the protection and breeding black... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

What a gem! We were re-routed to Solio last minute due to accommodations at another lodge not being what our group was looking for and within 12 hours of letting Solio know that we were on our way, the place was immaculate! Fresh flowers, rooms were to perfection, food was fab, staff was a sweet and as accommodating as all... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Louisa, many thanks for your review. We all thoroughly enjoyed having you here. It was great fun for our kitchen to make you all hamburgers on your request - they are still talking about it! Best wishes from all of us and we hope to see you back at Solio in the future. Solio Lodge - The Safari Collection More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Solio is a truly unique place. Having spent over 3 weeks in the Masai Mara and Serengeti in 2006 and not spotting a single rhino, we were incredibly excited when we discovered this white and black rhino sanctuary in 2013. They have done such a great job looking after the rhinos and the population is thriving, with plenty of new... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your second visit to Solio. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We hope to have you back again at Solio. Best wishes, Ava, Agnes and the Solio crew. Solio Lodge - The Safari Collection More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Taken time out to surprise hubby on his birthday and what a surprise it was. We were welcomed with a game drive where we had some coffee and drinks. Made it in time for lunch. Our room was fantastic - large, airy and tastefully decorated. Loved the view of the mountain in the morning. Loved the bathroom with floor to... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Angela we are all delighted that you had such a good time at Solio and have passed on your thanks to all the staff. So happy that you managed to pull off the Happy Birthday surprise for Kris and also had such a good game viewing experience. We hope to see you back again soon. Solio Lodge Management - The... More 

Discovery Bay, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

My husband and I, along with two other couples, started off our African Safari with a two night stay at Solio Lodge. We were treated like royalty from the moment we landed until we were brought back to the airport. Ava and her crew saw to our every need, even arranged for a horseback ride at no extra charge. The... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Cathy for taking the time to write a review. Your appreciation goes a long way. It was also great for us all to have such an enthusiastic and fun group of friends at Solio! Let me know how you are doing with the recipes and if you need anymore. Hope to host you at Solio again. Best wishes... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We relaxed the moment we stepped through into the lounge area of the lodge and were handed a cool refreshing drink after our drive from up country. This communal area of the lodge, the dining area outside and all of the rooms afford views over a flay which wildlife wonder through all day long from morning to dusk - one... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you had such a rich wildlife experience in only 24 hours. I have passed on your comments to Amos as well. Hope to see you both back at Solio soon. Solio Lodge Management - The Safari Collection More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We could not have asked for a more perfect place to spend 5 days of our honeymoon. The reserve is a slice of paradise and the abundance of wildlife and greenery of the bush and plains is unlike anywhere we have ever been before. There isn't anything about Solio that we could fault; the rooms, the service and (especially!) the... More 

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Thank Jess F
ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your honeymoon! You are the only guests who ever played cards with our darling bushbaby “Pacha”. I hope you are cooking up some of the Solio recipes and enjoying. Kenya is waiting for you to return again! Solio Lodge Management - The Safari Collection More 

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