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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a tree lodge facing the water pool where birds and animals will come for water. We got a room facing that with a balcony . We saw deers , bush elephants , buffalos, monkeys , wild cat etc The hotel offers a walking tour , In the middle of the forest , tea , coffee, cakes are served Up... More 

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Barwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one night at the lodge but it was brilliant. The mist came down for a while but once it lifted we saw wild pigs, Cape Buffalo, Owls, Deer and Genet. The underground tunnel leads to a viewing bunker right next to the waterhole for a brilliant view and the team will even wake you up if any animals... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

From the moment we arrived, the hustle and bustle of the city dwindled away. The air was so fresh and the environment totally tranquil. Even though the lodge is deep in the forest, its tarmacked all the way. We stayed two nights for our anniversary. As usual we were impressed by the Serena standards of delicious food, service and cleanliness.... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We stayed one night as part of the Best of Africa Safari from GoWay vacations and Vintage Africa. The air was invigorating! It was a wonderful place to relax after days bouncing around in a jeep. The hotel is made of wood, so great on the feet! The rooms are small (shower only) but comfortable, and as with all the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The Serena Mountain Lodge is something different. in the middle of the forrest in fornt of the mighty Mount Kenya. The Lodge looks a bit tacky, but gives an unique opportunity to spot animals and relax in a quite area. The lodge holds the level of Serena service and cleanness and the food is amazing. However the rooms are noisy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful wodden lodge tugged in the forest with all the comforts you could wish for. It was a pleasure to be greeted by bush buck on arrival. The rooms have huge windows looking out to the waterhole and salt lick where one can sit for hours observing the animals. The jungle walk did not show any animals but it... More 

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Arizona City, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The lodge has a watering hole that animals come to throughout the day and night. This is the highlight (and only thing to see/do). The rooms are small, warm, with paper thin walls. I would skip this location if I had to do it all over again. If you want a down day to relax, this is your place. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited for one day and night,yes it's an old building but very well placed.The rooms were small and very African but what else was to be expected.rooms have a fantastic view over the watering hole an all lighted up on a night to carry on your viewing pleasure,would recommend the nature walk as it's very informative and beautiful .The food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

If u want to be at par with nature, then serena mountain lodge is the place to be. Very serene and quiet place with abundance of wildlife life. The food is world class as well as the rooms which are very cozy in the cold climate of mount kenya. The hotel manager mr mburugu always at hand to welcome you... More 

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Quorrobolong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The lodge is getting on but the rooms clean & comfortable. We both enjoyed the dinner & breakfast at the restaurant. Thought the service for drinks slow but have since found that to be a Kenyan thing. The room balcony is where all the animal action at the waterhole is viewed from although you can do the same from the... More 

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Located at 2,194 metres on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that make the African bush so special and exhilarating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serena Mountain Lodge

Address: PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Mount Kenya National Park
Price Range: $191 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Serena Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Serena Mountain Hotel Mount Kenya National Park
Serena Mountain Lodge Kenya/Mount Kenya National Park
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