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Shimba Hills Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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What's included
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Private Balcony
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pool
Fitness center
Business Center
3 Star Hotel
Nestled in the Shimba Hills National Reserve, in the heart of an ancient tropical rainforest, the lodge is very well known for being a highlight at every Kenya visit. Built in 1987, the award-winning lodge is the only tree lodge at Kenya's coast. Wood and other natural materials as well...
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off the C106, Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kenya
12.3 miles to Ukunda Airport
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We had lunch at the lodge restaurant after a day safari of Shimba Hills refuge. While having lunch we watched African fish eagles flying, hunting and eating. Also saw Nile Monitor lizzards. Recommend safari in refuge. Great birding. Was in drought condition when we were...More

Thank John G
Reviewed May 1, 2018

It as absolutely fantastic place, in the middle of jungle, with lots of animals, amazing food, polite staff. The owner was so friendly that we wanted to stay one more night. Absolutely no stress, no rush. Marvelous experience, highly recommended!

Thank Paulina P
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Shimba Hills hotel is a very beautiful and peaceful hotel in the middle of the national park of Shimba Hills. The hotel is well decorated, the hotel staff are friendly and helpful. There is not much phone network and no internet wifi but that was...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

We had a great time here! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is unique. And at night we saw a lot of animals, even a bush baby that tried to steal our dinner. We ordered safari at the hotel, which included morning...More

Thank Tiril B
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Shimba Hills Lodge is a place like no other - placed in the midst of the jungle, surrounded by animals and beautiful nature. We had dinner with the bush babies in the restaurants, tea with the baboons on the wooden bridge and varans, genet cats...More

Thank Julie A
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast Available
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$195 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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$195 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CLane2013
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Yes it is, we have Twin rooms and a triple room on the ground floor with no barriers to the washrooms, the bar and the restaurant. The suites are on the first floor and second floor accessible via a staircase (low steps) In... More
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"Ask for a private bathroom. Ours had a veranda with chairs to sit out on."
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"There are two suites with en-suite facilities. All rooms have good views of the pond."
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"all rooms have a view"
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"All rooms have a view of the waterhole. Only the suites have a private bathroom."
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