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Lewa Wilderness

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing time, besides the amount of animals this place was a treasure. The owners treat you as part of their family which makes the experience unique. You have meals in a long table where you share your experience with others. The lunch is amazing, people who attend the place carry a smile all the time. Wifi works... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Quichi2013, what a lovely review to read, thank you! We loved having you all to stay with us and are so pleased you all enjoyed it so much. You really did try every single one of our activities and made the most of every second here, which was fantastic! I agree with you on the wi-fi front, sometimes it... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've recently returned from a few days at Lewa where we had the most incredible time. I can't thank the staff highly enough for their excellent hosting and guiding - we were so well looked after from start to finish. The rooms were stunning with huge bathrooms, fire places, private decks and the most incredible views. Waking up to the... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Tortilly, thank you so much for your amazing review of Lewa Wilderness! It is always so nice reading such positive feedback about the lodge, team here and Lewa itself with it's amazing wildlife and scenery. It is fantastic to know that you recommend us so highly, so thank you. We hope to see you back here in the not... More 

St Albans
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first Safari so we didn't know what to expect but this was far better than I imagined. It was like staying in a big country estate but in Kenya. It had a lovely family feel because it is still owned by a family but the facilities were superb and the wildlife amazing. The staff were so helpful... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear MacStAlbans, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your time at Lewa Wilderness. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here so much... and thank you for not giving away any of the surprises! We hope you will come back and stay again soon. Best wishes from the Lewa Wilderness Team! More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Lewa Wilderness last weekend as a long weekend away from London. People thought we were mad going all the way to Kenya for just 4 nights but it was completely and utterly worth it because Lewa Wilderness really is something else! I am very lucky, this was my 6th time on safari and my husband's 3rd so... More 

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ManagerLW, General Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Kate H, Thank you for your amazing review of your few days at Lewa Wilderness. We love that you all came for a long weekend from London and were able to fit in so much! We are so flattered that you rate your time at Lewa so highly as you have obviously spent a lot of time travelling in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

WOW! What a week! From the moment I arrived I knew that I'd chosen the most perfect place to stay for my first time in Kenya. Lewa Wilderness is magical. The Lodge is simply beautiful. The cottages spacious, incredibly comfortable and private. On returning to my cottage from an evening Game drive, the fire was lit, the bed turned down... More 

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ManagerLW, General Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Sara, I am sorry it's taken a bit of time to respond to your review but thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely write up about your time at Lewa Wilderness. We absolutely loved having you here and hope you will come back again soon? Best wishes from all of us here! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

If you’re looking for a traditional, authentic and luxury safari experience, Lewa Wilderness really does deserve the Number 1 spot. I’ve been on a few other safaris in central and southern Africa but I don’t think you can get anywhere better than this. Tucked away in the beautiful Lewa Conservancy, Lewa Wilderness is the perfect oasis to see the big... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Becca and Jon, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your time at Lewa Wilderness. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much, it was great having you here; you were so enthusiastic and we are really pleased that you managed to fit in so much. Sometimes even a week isn't enough! We... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Wonderful place. Tranquil, stunning views all around (you van even spot the wildlife from the pool). What a way to start our first safari ever! Even the drive from the airstrip to the lodge was a safari. Our guide was great, very knowledgeable and good with the kids. The people in the lodge made us feel very welcome and were... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time at Lewa Wilderness. It is really great to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay so much back in August last year. Luckily for us we have so many activities and options available to offer both adults and children, so we love having families to stay! Thanks again... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Not long back from Lewa, didn't want to leave! All the people were exceptionally welcoming and thoughtful, there's not the regimented feel you sometimes get and the place and the animals were stunning. Lots to do there - we had great days out driving and walking with our guide Simon - so knowledgeable and patient - riding with Leigh and... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Helen. Thank you so much for your lovely review of your time at Lewa Wilderness, we loved hosting you here and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. If you do come again (and we would love to have you!) then, in order to give you a different experience, you could come further into the dry... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We loved our time at Lewa. The guides are exceptionally knowledgeable and their love for the bush and animals shines through in everything they do. The camp itself is a beautiful camp with a great rustic feel to it. Not too 'slick' but homely and warm and authentic. We loved it. There is also an abundance of wildlife; Leopard, Lion,... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Dear Katinka and family, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Lewa Wilderness. It's always so nice to read such positive feedback and we would love to welcome you all back again soon! We are really pleased you enjoyed the walking safari so much and experienced such fantastic game viewing. We now know for... More 

Denver, Colorado
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Our amazing experience started as we were coming in for a landing at the airstrip and the rangers are shooing giraffes off the landing strip! Our guide picked us up at the airstrip and we had animal viewing on the way to the our villa. Our villa was an amazing round building with a concrete patio out back. We had... More 

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ManagerLW, Manager at Lewa Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your time with us at Lewa Wilderness, we really appreciate your feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and hope we will be able to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes from us all. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated near the base of Mt Kenya, Lewa Wilderness is one of Kenya's oldest and most private safari ventures. The Craig family has passed down from one generation to the next a distinct passion for wildlife, conservation and tourism. The lodge is just nine exclusive rooms: six cottages tucked into the hillside overlooking Lewa' s Eastern Marania Valley, plus three garden cottages set amidst the beautiful green lawns. Activities on offer include game drives, guided walks, scenic flights, horseback riding, camel riding and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lewa Wilderness

Address: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Lewa Downs, 60300, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Eastern Province > Isiolo District
Price Range: $391 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lewa Wilderness 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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