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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place with all rooms overlooking a water hole which can come to life at night with various animals watering there. The staff will wake you if you want to see a particular animal and don't want to sit up all night. The nights are cold as this is at altitude so bring warm clothing. The meals were good and... More 

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Serena Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience. Your feedback is vitally important to us as we strive to improve our offer and exceed our guests expectations.We have noted your comment concerning the noise from the next room and sincerely apologize for any discomfort this may have caused. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with... More 

Mount Gambier, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 20 years of travel the room supplied would have to be the smallest one i have ever stayed in, barely room for two people to walk around, filled with chairs that we had to remove so we could walk in it. You could not turn around in the shower without hitting your elbows it was that small, had to... More 

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Nairobi
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a tree house feel to this lodge which means the rooms are small but very nicely set up , food is delicious and wildlife viewing never disappoints. Staff could not be more friendly and good value for money

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Haifa District, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful small lodge located at the slopes of Mount Kenya. The main attraction of the lodge is a natural pool in which wild animals come to drink from, especially during the night. The pool is mesmerizing as wild animals wander around it during the night and you can watch them from your room, a roof balcony or... More 

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ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The exterior of this lodge is rustic, all stained green to fit in with the setting. It backs up on a watering hole where we saw elephants, hyenas, water bucks, impala and a cape buffalo during our short stay. The rooms are a bit small, but that's the price you pay for the scenery. The food at the restaurant was... More 

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Dubai, UAE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

This is a lodge like a large tree house. Narrow stairways and passages. Unique and rustic. Food was good. Service average. Rooms are small. cosy and clean, with awesome view of the water hole, which attracts buffalo, elephants and deer in abundance. If there are any animals you wish to see, you can let the staff know and they will... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place, myself and my other half stayed here and we couldn't be happier! The people there were absolutely delightful, the food was delicious and the view of the waterhole was just amazing! There is an option to be woken up if an animal appears, we opted in and we were woken at 2am to a group of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $160 - $360 (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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