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Solio Lodge

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Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip to Solio, and this was even better than the first! Ava, the Manager, is truely an amazing woman. Someone should write a book about her. I saw more wildlife here than any other lodge I stayed in in Kenya or South Africa. Since the Lodge is on a private reserve, you basically have the whole... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four decades of Kenya travel in the bush, and this is one of my favorite trips ever. Where else could I be literally surrounded by healthy white rhino of every age? It literally gives one hope! One afternoon with Orly is right up there with bungee jumping over Vic Falls, that's how special it was. Great vehicles, superb guides, often... More 

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Rockville, MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this property and it's staff was unbelievable! We were picked up from one of the gates in the morning and are extremely grateful we didn't have to wait until later in the day to check in, as this allowed maximum game-viewing time during our short one-night stay. From the moment we were picked up by our guide John, we... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have asked for more as our first ever Safari experience, from the moment we were collected from the airstrip the experience here was nothing less than incredible. The accommodation is incredibly luxe, and the very small number of guests make for truly personalized luxury. Our guide Ole and spotter Blackie were fantastic and we had so much fun... More 

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

Loved every second of our two night stay at Solio. The staff paid attention to detail and catered to our every need uniquely. We were the only guests at the time which worked to our advantage. You have a hostess assigned to you and she is there to ensure you are comfortable. My daughter asked for cake and since they... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an ultra luxurious place teeming with wildlife especially the rhinos. The rooms a very large and very tastefully done. The staff is very attentive to all your needs making your stay very relaxing. The food is divine.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We secured an exclusive stay at Solio Lodge located in Laikipia Plateau in the shadow of both Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Range in Mid June 2016 for one night for a party of 6 adults. The service offered was impeccable and the the management went out of its way to cater for our every need. The staff were courteous... More 

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New York City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We landed on the Nanuki runway in the late morning and were greeted by Ollie, a Masi Tribesman in full warrior garb who would be our driver and guide, as well as John a local bushman who would be our spotter. Ollie and John couldn’t be more knowledgeable about the bush and local culture in addition to being very adept... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Lisa many thanks for taking time to write such a great review. Thank you for coming to Solio and even though your stay was short, it is fantastic that you got to experience so much of what Solio has to offer in the limited amount of time you had here. We most certainly look forward to hosting you again soon... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was the best place we stayed in Kenya. There is nothing they could have done to be more accommodating. We were also lucky to have the entire lodge to ourselves. The staff were excellent and friendly without being intrusive, the rooms were amazing and spotless. Our guide, Oli, was very knowledgeable and used to test us on the animals... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to write such a great review and for the wonderful exposure of the Rhinos and Solio. Not often can one get to have poached eggs with rhinos! We are delighted you had such a good experience at Solio and hope to see you back here. Thank you for spreading the word and we look forward... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went to solio During the Easter Break. My hubby, 7 year old son and I year old son. Our stay was nothing short of excellent, from the stunning rooms, very modern take on a lodge (the fire place in the rooms had us all warm and cosy) to the meals, to the wonderful guides and Amos - Our driver... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback Wangeci. Our staff at Solio are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay and thanks for choosing Solio as your preferred Easter destination. Solio are able to provide someone to take care of young ones but babysitting for extended periods is chargeable. We most certainly look forward to welcoming your family... More 

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  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Solio Lodge is located between Mt Kenya and the Aberdares Mountains. This new exclusive lodge offers the exclusivity of a private ranch and an unrivaled wildlife experience.The lodge is on the Solio Game Reserve, home to the endangered Black and White Rhino who live in harmony alongside other wildlife such as leopard, lion and a wide variety of birds. Solio Lodge’s close proximity to Nairobi makes it the perfect en route destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Solio Lodge

Address: Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia District
Price Range: $545 - $650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Solio Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Solio Lodge Kenya/Laikipia District
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