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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the food....Wildlife right outside our window...it was beautiful. The staff at Salt lick are very Polite and helpful. Be prepared for a long drive though...6 hour drive from Nairobi. The experience will well be worth it.

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and the wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming... More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just the best lodge ever with the elephants just feet away! My family and I could have just stood there watching the elephants drink for hours. It was spectacular. At breakfast, we looked out the window to see 5 lions! Incredible - loved it!

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and the wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming... More 

California
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If youa re short of time and unable to do the Masai Maara trip..then this is the place to go to..Easily accessible..and one of the best places in Kenya. The game Lodge is awesome! very good service, excellent food..you can split your meals between the two lodges.. Night is just awesome..no words to describe this breathtaking placr..the elephants are right... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in the best room in the place, we watched elephants, lions zebra, buffalo all from the comfort of our room. Great Park to explore, good food, decent rooms. Awesome experience watching animals drink from the waterhole right in front of the lodge day and night

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Corona, California
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lodge that is built off the ground with watering holes next to and beneath the hotel. You can see the watering holes from your room and as you walk around the facility. Elephants, zebra, antelopes, etc come to the watering hole constantly. One watering hole is underneath the hotel so that you are literally ten feet from... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Salt lick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you back to Sarova... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3-nights and so managed to enjoy the fantastic food and service to its fullest. The views from the hotel are quite simply spectacular from all angles (waterholes, Kili etc.) and the game drives didn't fail to disappoint (lions, elephants, leopards... all on our first day!) The staff are lovely - my fiance was ill and visited the... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Salt lick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and we will give more wildlife training to our bus drivers. We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay .... More 

Vasteras, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IT was a room with a Great view could SEE all the animals and the room was spacious and clean we were a family of three and we all stayed in one room and we Didnt Get into each Others way the only problem was connecting to wifi IT was really slow had to to the lobby we enjoyed our... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Salt lick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality.Sorry about your wifi problem which has been currently sorted out. We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay... More 

Diani Beach, Kenya
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in time for a sumptuous lunch after 6 hours drive from Diani Beach. Our rooms were just but perfect overlooking the immense Park with plenty of game to view from the comfort of your room!Elephants came to a water hole just a few meters from our room..a pride of lions a couple of yards from the elephants..everything was... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Salt Lick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you back to Sarova... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Want to say 'Thank you' to whole service personal of this wonderful lodge. I was there second time and enjoyed atmosphere and specially friendly way to meet guests. But most of all I will say 'Danke Winnie' for your smile each time , your professional and personal way of talking to me. This could be the reason to come back.... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Saltlick Game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you back to Sarova Saltlick... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This place was nice and the elephants more friendly and the water hole was right in the hotel. This place is very nice and there is also a bunker to view the animals closer and the food was lovely. We had a great time here and the staff and management all good. The rooms were done on regular basis and... More 

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Saltlick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our cuisine and the serene environment We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay We look forward to welcoming you back to Sarova Saltlick... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the private Taita Hills Sanctuary, bordering Tsavo West National Park in south-eastern Kenya, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a truly unique concept consisting of 96 rooms elevated on stilts, each overlooking a waterhole and linked by suspended walkways. At night, the waterholes are floodlit ensuring that you enjoy an uninterrupted view of the numerous animals arriving to quench their thirst. The elevated restaurant, and the bar a level higher, also offer stunning views of the sanctuary and are the ideal vantage points to view game. The lodge has its own fleet of well-equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides. The climate is very moderate with temperatures averaging between 18 and 30 degrees Celsius all year round. There are sporadic rains in March, April, November and December. Due to the unique layout of the lodge, it is not suitable for children below 8 years. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is 400 km from Nairobi and 200 km from Mombasa. The lodge is a one-hour flight from Nairobi or 30 minutes from Mombasa by private charter which lands at the Lodge's own airstrip. The Sanctuary is a 3-hour drive from Mombasa and a 6-hour drive from Nairobi on tarmac roads. So, if you intend to make the most out of your African safari holidays, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is the right place to be. No matter if you plan to head-over to Nairobi or Mombasa, the Lodge turns out to be a perfect check-in option. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

Address: | Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsavo National Park West, Kenya (Formerly Salt Lick Safari Lodge)
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park West
Price Range: $226 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Sarova Salt Lick Game Hotel Tsavo National Park West
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge Kenya/Tsavo National Park West
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