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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

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Corona, California
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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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125 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 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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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay at the Salt Lick game lodge whilst on our 2 day safari. Arrived after our afternoon game drive. Drive into the lodge is fantastic with great panoramic views of the lodge with the tsavo east back drop. We were given an upper floor room 416 overlooking the watering hole. View are fabulous on an evening and early morning.... 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 we met and exceeded your expectation and you had a refreshing overall stay 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 

Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

If what you want from your holiday is a total reboot and loads of wildlife and alluring scenery to take in then this is it!. You may not even have to leave the lodge. The watering hole brings them all in, large,small, hoofed, toed and clawed!. Truly an experience i will not be forgetting soon. Apart from the joys 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 saltlick game lodge, Thank you for taking time out to give us your valuable feedback. We appreciate your valuable comments and it is a pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay. We look forward to welcoming you to sarova saltlick game lodge Kind regards Willie mwadilo More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed a weekend at the Sarova Salt lick in May. The architecture is the first sight that attracts you. The rooms appear to stand on thin poles- a product of some intelligent engineering by a German student some decades ago. Ask the GM Mwadilo for that story. You will check in at the Sister hotel, Taita Hills Lodge. It's... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback on trip advisor community. We are glad that you had wonderful time and that you are able to enjoy good view of wild animals from the comfort of rooms. Looking forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, Willie Mwadilo. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

it was the best place I have stayed beautiful view i loved it the animal follow u about and try and to grab your attention I went there with my mum dad sister and cousin granda grandma auntie and uncle and guess what iv never been there

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Saltlick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that we met and exceeded your expectation and you had a refreshing overall stay 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 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $231 - $432 (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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