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Loisaba Starbeds

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Northern Laikipia | Nanyuki, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a phenomenal experience. We had heard a lot about the starbeds but nothing can prepare you for the experience. I have never seen such a more rustic and natural - but luxurious lodge - and we have seen many! The room (or platforms) are just divine and the true charm is at night when your bed (on four 4WD... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Just amazing......free from the world. I love nature. The view outside is so beautiful with a good site to watch birds. No network.....that's amazing cause it separates you from the normal world. So silent. Animal watching is great......you should do the rides......my partner reminds me of the place daily.

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1 Thank Gaya N
ElewanaCollection, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, thank you so much! It was such a pleasure hosting you and we're so pleased that you enjoyed exploring lovely Loisaba. Do hope you'll come and see us again before too long. Best wishes All at Loisaba More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Fiona and team welcomed us to the Star Beds for 2 nights at the start of our safari. They made us feel at home and provided outstanding hospitality. The units are spacious and sleeping under the stars - seeing shooting stars was amazing. The food was fresh and delicious. Starting the day with a wake up call of coffee and... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review... We can't wait to have you back at Loisaba. All the best, Fiona and the Loisaba Team More 

Windhoek, Namibia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Loisaba has to be one of the amazing places to stay in Kenya. From the team to the room, and all the wildlife in between, l had a truly amazing experience and looking forward to my next trip back already.

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Julian! Look forward to seeing you back here again- until then we will be counting the Giraffes for you! All the best, Fiona and the Loisaba Team More 

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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Loisaba is the most wonderful conservancy and we had a superb stay in the Kiboko starbeds. We were utterly blown away by just how vast and beautiful Loisaba was, with 56,000 acres wholly to ourselves. Not a soul. Sleeping under the stars on the starbeds was quite incredible – I tried to stay awake all night, just to soak it... More 

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Thank Rosie K
Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Dear Rosie and Jack, Thank you so much for your fabulous review of Loisaba - so glad you enjoyed your stay at the starbeds! You really did make the most of all the fun activities on offer. Look forward to seeing you here again. All the best, Fiona and the whole Loisaba Team x More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Visited here a week ago and was lost for words! To find and such an open, serene and undisturbed area in such a chaotic world is like finding a needle in a haystack. It was a home away from home, only better. The service we got in the middle of no where was better than a 7 star hotel. Fiona... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Dear Sonal. Thank you so much for leaving such a great review, it was lovely having you and your family to stay and so glad you enjoyed your time here! I will be sure to pass the message onto the team about the food and service- thank you! Next time we will keep fingers crossed the rain stays away so... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We spent a weekend in the star bed and I'm still lost for words for i don't know what will ever match this. We drove from Nairobi ok till we got to Nanyuki, the directions are very clear but there almost 40 in total so once you miss one...... we got lost for 1 hour but finally got back on... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Dear Nina, Thank you very much for all of your kind words- I will be passing your comments onto all of the mentioned staff. So glad you enjoyed the village visit and all of the activities that were on offer. We look forward to having you to stay in the new Loisaba Tented Camp which now opens in March. All... More 

Georgia
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

After numerous trips all over Africa and several to Kenya, the Loisaba experience was the best ever, even compared to the ultra-luxury lodges of South Africa and Tanzania. You won't find the wildlife that you would in, say, Kruger, the Serengeti, or the Maasai Mara, but that's not what matters. It's the entire package, from the million-dollar views from the... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us such a detailed review...We couldn't agree with you more about those quiet special moments, especially sunrise and sunsets- you really do have the whole conservancy to explore. All the best, Fiona and the whole Loisaba Team More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We spent a couple of nights here after an expedition up Ololokwe and couldn't have been happier. The star beds are a truly stunning and a unique experience that won't be forgotten. Fiona is a Natural host who made us feel very welcome and we found the camp staff to be polite and cheerful especially our guide Yusuf along with... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Hi Jack, Thanks so much for leaving a review. Was great to have you, Matt and your friends to stay. Hope the rest of your safari was brilliant and see you again soon. Best, Fiona and the whole Loisaba team. More 

Mtito Andei, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is one of my favourite places in Kenya. The game-viewing experience may not be as intense as the Mara, but there is a real sense of being in Africa here, and the stunning views and amazing birdlife more than make up for any lack in "big game." Having said that, in just three days we saw a huge pride... More 

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Loisaba_Wilderness, Manager at Loisaba Starbeds, responded to this review

Hi Neville, Thank you so much for such a detailed review. It was great having you at Loisaba... and so glad you enjoyed everything from the birdlife to the walking safaris... We look forward to having you to stay again. Best regards, Fiona and the whole Loisaba Team :) More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique to Loisaba, the Starbeds are a truly memorable African experience. Handcrafted four-poster beds with wheels, are rolled out onto raised wooden platforms so that guests sleep under the endless African night sky. The Starbeds overlook Kiboko waterhole, home to resident hippo and frequented by passing animals. The main area consists of an open lounge and communal dining area (private dining available). Guests are guided and hosted by a team of traditional Samburu and Laikipiak Maasai warriors. The 56,000 acre private Loisaba Conservancy is outstandingly beautiful, with abundant wildlife. The Conservancy is famous for its elephant population, as well as big cats and the endangered Wild Dog. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loisaba Starbeds

Address: Northern Laikipia | Nanyuki, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia District
Price Range: $619 - $632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Loisaba Starbeds 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Loisaba Wilderness Hotel Laikipia District
Loisaba Starbeds Kenya/Laikipia District
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