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Silole Sanctuary

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A wonderful hideaway and the perfect starting point for a safari ... with Will!

The Silole Sanctuary is a wonderful place to start a trip in Kenya: 1 hour after we landed at JKY... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
boxmaz
Stay on the sanctuary in the Silole Cottages

A trip back in time into something like 'Out of Africa' ... I will write separately about my... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
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There's nothing like a quick, authentic getaway if you are in the City of Nairobi for a short time! Silole Sanctuary, accessible through the Masai Gate of Nairobi National Park, or down the Magadi Road to Masai Lodge is a must. Here you can walk...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Silole Sanctuary is a wonderful place to start a trip in Kenya: 1 hour after we landed at JKY airport we were on the cottage terrace watching an inquisitive giraffe while sipping a delicious cup of tea. This is also the perfect base for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank boxmaz
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The owner had the nerve to swear at us and demanding us to leave for having a fire (at least 10m from the patio), which was actually started and maintained by the guard who ended up getting drunk and groping the women in our group,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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kaputie, Owner at Silole Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thankfully Silole Cottage is designed for peaceful family time & not all-night raves like this !

Reviewed August 2, 2018

A trip back in time into something like 'Out of Africa' ... I will write separately about my experience when staying in the Silole Cottage but the birdlife and wildlife and that superb photo with the city of Nairobi in the distant background all make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

We stayed at Silole Cottages for the last 2 nights of our holiday in Kenya. To be honest, I wasn't expecting to see much wildlife, as Narobi National Park is right next to the city but I was very wrong! Narobi National park is fantastic...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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kaputie, Owner at Silole Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you Simon ! Great to see you again after all this time ! Come again soon & tell all in Addis !

Reviewed September 2, 2017

Have just completed 3 nights at Silole and 2 nights camping at a superb camp site at shompole conservancy with Will and Maina. This experience was fantastic !! Silole is rustic with old English charm, the food top class thank you Nancy. The land cruiser...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank md0nnelly
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Truly an oasis of luxury and wonder. I loved every second of my stay n I'm just sad I couldn't spend so much more time there. You have a fully private cottage overlooking the Nairobi National Park. Pictures don't do it justice as what I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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kaputie, Owner at Silole Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thank you so much Ian & tell Harvard all about #Silole..... Best salaams Will

Reviewed March 1, 2017

Silole Sanctuary and more specific : Silole Cottage is marvelous. Huge verandah in cool shadow with endless view on Nairobi National park. Comfortable beds, huge well equipped kitchen.... This wasn't the first time we stayed here : I been there with my family and also...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank RiNiqueMoNiQue
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We had a fabulous game drive-even locals were surprised at all the game we saw, e.g. 7 rhinos and a lion kill. Game is often visible from the verandah (watch out for the buffalo)- a perfect spot for a sundowner. An ideal getaway from the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Charles M
Reviewed December 7, 2016

In an era when luxury tented camps with expresso makers and over the top lodges can cost over $800 per person per night, a fabulous cabin on the southern edge of Nairobi National Park provides a base camp for game drives to see rare rhino,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank Delta W
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We had stayed here some years back. It is a very nice place. Far from hustle and bustle in the middle of nature. Very relaxing and if you wish, an expert guide at your hands, who'll show you around Nairobi National Park. Most certainly you'll...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank RiNiqueMoNiQue
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zeinab e
October 26, 2016|
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Response from kaputie | Property representative |
Hallo Zeinab: I charge 15 K for a n early morning trip to NNP: the car takes 4 people or more: just get in touch with me on 0721 646 588 Asante Will Silole
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Mwivah
May 30, 2015|
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Response from kaputie | Property representative |
Hi Dpra: Cost is 15,000 KES per day self-catering for the whole family. Best regards, Will
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