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Solio Lodge

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Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
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    5 of 5 stars
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Discovery Bay, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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

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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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 

nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

"ASANTE SANA" Ava and your entire team for making our stay at SOLIO so sublime. The lodge is stunning having huge rooms with glass doors overlooking the mountains, the plains teaming with game. Bathrooms are huge with spacious shower, inviting bath to soak after the game drivers supplied with plenty of hot waters from the wood boilers. The ambiance, food,... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pradip and Raksha, many thanks for your lovely review. Thank you for all the cherries and gastronomic delights that you shared with me. I hope the lime leaf cutting is doing well. The “canvass of nature” awaits your return! Solio Lodge Management - The Safari Collection More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This lodge is absolutely amazing. The lodge itself and the rooms are wonderful, very nicely decorated, spacious and comfortable. The massage service in the huge bathroom with fireplace is so relaxing. The meals are delicious and very attentive to any specific requirements. Everything is made to adapt the services to your needs, such as adapting game drives and/or meal times... More 

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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Solio. We are delighted that you saw the abundance of wildlife that Solio has to offer. It is our pleasure to be flexible and cater for all your needs so that the whole family can enjoy the experience. We look forward to having you back at Solio. Solio Lodge Management - The Safari... More 

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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ManagementTSC, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time and I have passed on your message to Ole. What fun that meal was outside under the African sky! It was a pleasure to meet you through Mindy and we hope to see you in Africa again. Solio Lodge Management - The Safari... More 

CANBERRA ACT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 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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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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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
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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 

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