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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

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Austin, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights as part of a safari trip across Kenya and this lodge was such a nice place to stay. The villas are very nice and spacious. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The views and wildlife were amazing! The pool and amenities were perfect. The food was delicious. What more could... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, Words cannot express our appreciation of your good comments on your stay with us. The team here is very encouraged by your all round detail feedback. We do promise to work for service excellence and achieve the best for our valued guests. Thank you. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My husband had been to Shaba before quite a number of years ago and had decided earlier this year to book up and take me for our anniversary. Apprehensive due to a silly fear of insects I agreed to give it a go. I had read the reviews on here and was intrigued - although my husband had already described... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for chosing Sarova Shaba on your visit to the region. We note that your husband was returning after several years.Your very positive feedback is highly appreciated. Indeed the lodge location is an oasis and every effort to maintain nature was taken and thus the beauty to behold. Our location right in the center of Kenya and... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of a 7 day safari Hotel was brilliant, staff were excellent, really welcoming and helpful. Food was very good, a decent selection and always fresh. Room was a really good size with a nice bed and view over the river, everything was clean and working. The setting was beautiful and the... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, The entire Sarova Shaba family joins me in thanking you for your very kind and encouraging review of your recent stay with us. It is always an honour to get such warm feedback as the team gets the drive to raise the bar. We will share this with our team and do look forward to your return. Thank... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I went to Sarova Shaba with my wife and my some family members. We stayed in the lodge and truly enjoyed the place. The rooms were nice. Had a big bed, nice bathroom, and friendly staff. I also thought the food was pretty good. I enjoyed how you could pick your salad and they would toss it with your dressing... More 

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Thank Matt E
Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, It was a pleasure hosting you and your family members. We have taken note of your observations and very positive feedback and will look into ways of accommodating your suggestions and consideriing its practicability. Indeed the game viewing in these three unique parks is remarkable considering one park entry ticket for the three diverse options. We do look... More 

Austin, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

My sons and I had a nice but too brief stay at Sarova Shaba this month. the lodge is a beautiful oasis in the middle of a very rugged area of Kenya. There's not much else out here, which is one of the things that makes this place special. Rooms are large and nicely appointed. Not much view to speak... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Sarova Shaba team and the entire Daaba community was indeed honoured by your visit. Your visit to the lodge and school and to include your feedback is an inspiration to the team and we promise to do even better. We look forward to hosting you in this near future and assure you of a stay of "refreshing... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Nice facilities but without air conditioning. Wireless pricing was too costly because of an hourly plan that went on while one was off one's computer. Better instructions at the front desk would have helped. Nice "tree house" restaurant area. Nice animal reserve--best to go in early am.

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Thank Harris C
Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you so very much for making us your choice of stay during your recent visit. Kindly accept our sincere apologies for the areas we may have fallen short of your expectations. Be rest assured that every effort has been made to add value in every aspect of our services. We thank you for bringing this to... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I had a lovely experience at this facility situated at the very heart of Shaba.Breath taking view of the river while dinning,beautiful view of the man-made streams within the lodge and the quiet,serene enviroment while relaxing at the bar was just amazing.Good oldies music by their guitarist and the ever cheerful staff made my stay more fun.Everything about this lodge... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, The entire Sarova Shaba team joins me in thanking you for choosing to stay with us during your visit to this region. We feel greatly honoured by your very kind and elating remarks. We thank you for your support and look forward to your return. Asante! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Our stay at Sarova Shaba was wonderful - from the first welcoming towel to the final greeting. The location on the river was stunning and due to all the rain up country the river was roaring too. The view from the rooms upstairs was great. It felt like sleeping in a luxury tree house. The open lay-out creates the illusion... More 

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your very encouraging positive feedback on your stay with us. Your sentiments indeed also work for us here. Your suggestion is well taken and we shall be introducing information on the area in relation to the land terrein, history, animals unique to the area and the different types of fish and other animals... More 

ElPaso
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This Lodge was amazing and unexpected consisting its location. All natural materials used in its construction. Its like an oasis after driving to it in the most arid, rocky and desolate area. The lobby, dining area, bar and gathering places are all open air. The staff is very helpful and friendly and love to share their stories. The food is... More 

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Thank Diana4ElPaso
Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Sarova Shaba team was indeed honoured by your visit. Your feedback is an inspiration to the team and we promise to do even better. We look forward to hosting you in this near future and assure you of a stay of "refreshing african hospitality". Kind regards More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Warm welcome and very kind staff, it was a week well spent. The crocs view was awesome!!!The food was awesome and the entertainer with a guitar always made our evenings by playing our requests. The rooms have a great view to the river. I also discovered there is no room 99!!it's room 66!!! Am looking forward to my next visit... More 

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Thank Githiekenya
Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Sarova Shaba team was indeed honoured by your visit. Your feedback is an inspiration to the team and we promise to do even better. We look forward to hosting you in this near future and assure you of a stay of "refreshing african hospitality". Kind regards More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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Additional Information about Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Address: Valley Road, Shaba National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Eastern Province > Shaba National Reserve
Price Range: $184 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Shaba Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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Sarova Shaba Game Hotel Shaba National Reserve
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge Kenya/Shaba National Reserve
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