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Solio Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
Solio Lodge

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Broseley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were treated to a night at Solio by a wonderful friend in March 2015. What a wonderful place it is! The situation between the Abedare Hills and Mount Kenya make the views on drives and from the camp incredible. The lodges are all privately positioned and spacious! We experienced a spectacular sunrise from our room. Every member of staff... More 

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CANBERRA ACT
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Solio Lodge is like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Incredibly lavish, stylish and spacious accommodation in a unique natural seeting with unimpeded views of Mt Kenya. The game drives are awesome and our guide Fred was a marvel at finding the highlights including large herds of buffalo, giraffe and rhino (black and white), and -... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful depiction of Solio Lodge, a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is a truly perfect description of this intimate Lodge at the heart of Solio Ranch. We are delighted to read your wonderful review of Solio and we are happy that you enjoyed everything about your recent stay with us. We would love to... More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Solio is a fabulous ranch. Rooms are all private,spacious and open to face Mt. Kenya. The sunrises are spectacular. The staff are so pleasant, eager to please and very knowledgeable. We enjoyed both early morning and afternoon game drives where we saw wonderful animals and birds. The ranch is known for it's Rhino's. We saw 56 one day. Never bored... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

It’s a pleasure to read your amazing review of Solio Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Solio and being the last stop on your holiday, we are happy to have made it extra special for you. We pride ourselves on our tasty cuisine and the team at the lodge will be so pleased to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is our 7th times at Solio lodge, this is just one of the best kept secret and place to be where everything is up to expectation. The ranch is beautiful, has the most rhinos population in Kenya. All the rooms face Mount Kenya.

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

It is always our pleasure hosting you and we are glad that you always have a reason to come back to Solio. Solio is a heavenly place to be and the Rhino population keeps growing which is fantastic. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. Solio Lodge Management - The Safari Collection More 

Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This was our first stop on an incredible family trip and it was such a perfect transition for us. We are a big family and with a lot of dietary restrictions. We also had a few in our group who were anxious about being around the animals. Solio Lodge and Ranch were simply marvelous. The staff was beyond lovely and... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking your time to write this wonderful review of Solio Lodge. It is such a delight to read the amazing feedback from your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure for the team at Solio to host your family and they will be happy to hear that they made your stay an extra special one. As... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Solio Lodge is a little paradise. Being the only lodge on the ranch, calm and privacy are guaranteed and the short and easy drive makes it a perfect weekend retreat from Nairobi. The rooms are nice and spacious, with big window panels that give you good views from your bed (not all rooms have views, the one on the far... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review of Solio Lodge. We are always happy to read our clients feedback and are pleased to learn that you found Solio to be more of a little paradise. Solio Lodge is lucky to be the only Lodge at the ranch hence you are guaranteed of a private game drive and a plus... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

one could never expect to see such an incredible place in all their lives. Solio is truly a piece of heaven on earth. the pictures are incredible but just do not capture this unique place in all its beauty. I have never seen so many rhino on a plain. just breathtaking. the staff the food, the environment, soulful. If I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was our first stop on our African adventure and what a perfect place to start! The rooms, unbelievably comfortable and spacious. The food was top notch. The game drives were exciting and the animals were plentiful. We always saw something picture worthy. My family did not want to leave! Highly, HIGHLY recommended!!!!!

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Perth, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
48 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Solio Lodge is special! Kenyan hospitality, luxury bush accommodation and a very important rhino sanctuary. Importantly, everyone who stays at Solio is doing their bit to help... You become a conservationist for the black and white rhinos. Arriving at Nanyuki Airstrip we were greeted with the warm smiling face of Fred, who would be our driver for the next two... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Overall: Stayed here as the first stop on our honeymoon and we were not disappointed. The lodges are beautiful, the customer is service exceptional, and the game drives are private. Wi-Fi is available in the main dining area which was nice, and the food…. scrumptious. If you want to go on safari but do not want to stay in tented... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of Solio, we are very glad that you had such a fantastic stay with us despite the fact that your honeymoon was shortened by a day due to flights. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile for our guests and are glad that we could make your stay that bit better with... More 

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