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3.5 of 5 Ranch   |   Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Lewa Downs, 60300, Kenya
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I traveled here in September 2013 for our honeymoon and had the most memorable experience ever and can't imagine what will beat this - it's been 1.5 years since we've visited and nothing has come close yet!. The Lewa team treated us a king and queen and we loved it. From our room with a private plunge... More 

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are honoured that after 1.5 years Lewa Wilderness is still at the forefront of your minds! Do come back and visit us again soon. With best wishes from all at Lewa Wilderness. More 

Tybee Island, Georgia, USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was our second stop on safari (the first was samburu) and just as incredible but totally different then the first camp. The Craig Family have done an amazing job with the Conservancy and of course opening their home to visitors. The cottage view was incredible and so comfy! The fire each night made the evenings even better. The food... More 

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for the great photos! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you are able to return again one day. With best wishes from Zoe, Karmushu and the rest of the LW team. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

It was fabulous! The safaries, 2 times a day, driving, walking or camel ride, it was all super! The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable! The shop has a wonderfull collection of handcrafted goods. We very much admire their amazing efforts to protect and conserve the wildlife. Highly recommended!

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! More 

North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was our first stop on our safari, and our absolute favorite of the four lodges where we stayed. I am still remembering our two nights there and trying to figure out how we can go back and stay much longer. There is so much that makes this lodge special: 1)First and foremost, the exceptional graciousness of our hosts, Karamushu... More 

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an in depth review which we are sure will be of great help to other travellers. We are all delighted to hear that Lewa Wilderness was your favourite lodge, and it is particularly lovely to hear how much you enjoyed Mungai's incredible knowledge. We do hope that you are... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing start to our three week safari adventure! In retrospect, No one in my family (husband, me and two teenagers) can imagine our visit to Kenya without our stop at Lewa Wilderness. Lewa has everything you could want in a safari destination. Since it is a conservancy and not a national park, the activities are much more varied... More 

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It's particularly nice to hear how your family enjoyed all the different activities that we have on offer - the walking, horse riding, and camel riding as well as the game drives. We appreciate your point about the night drive - they can be a bit hit and miss in terms of game viewing, but... More 

The Black Hills, South Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This property was a suggestion by my travel agent with Born Free Safaris, and I must say she really was spot on with Lewa Wilderness. Superb guides, beautiful bungalows and views, gorgeous property grounds, excellent food, delightfully warm staff, and lots of varied activities to choose from. A three-night stay is easily filled with all there is to do and... More 

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LWManager, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We love to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to write this. How lucky were you to also see the wild dogs - it's very exciting for all of us when they decide to make a visit to Lewa! With best wishes from Zoe, Karmushu... More 

Portland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our honeymoon stay at Lewa Wilderness Camp. From the expertly guided safari game drives to the meals with other guests and staff to the bush breakfast and the extremely comfortable rooms, we felt we our every need fully catered. Anyone looking for an upscale safari trek, we would recommend this place to anyone.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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276 reviews 276 reviews
59 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Wonderful place to start our safari. Our rustic room was spacious and very comfortable – and we saw giraffes from our patio! A fire was started in the fireplace every evening when we returned. Coffee and tea was brought to our room each morning. Food was plentiful and delicious! All the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Someone from security... More 

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

What a wonderful place, I cannot fault it. The rooms are enormous and beautiful but blend into the bush perfectly, the staff are attentive, friendly and exceptionally skilled. There is so much wildlife to see and you are the only one viewing it. Lewa is a private conservancy so you rarely see other cars. It is also a huge draw... More 

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seattle
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This was the first lodge we stayed at in a four lodge itinerary. What sets this lodge apart is its wealth of different activities and wonderful staff. Part of this is due to the fact it is partially the family home of the Craigs. Emma Craig spends a lot of time with the guests and shares stories of this remarkable... More 

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Address: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Lewa Downs, 60300, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lewa Wilderness 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Lewa Wilderness Kenya/Laikipia District

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