Having stayed at White sands in Mombasa , this is a very poor second . Firstly the Park is not a accessible as it has been in the past due to the Lake being extremely high . You are not able to go to all areas due to this , which makes the USD 90 per day quite high, this was not conveyed to us at the time of the booking.( I know this does not really concern the hotel - but they should advise )
The hotel is comfortable and basic amenities and toiletries are provided . Lunch / dinner was not bad - but the service is seriously lacking, slow and not the right order is delivered Breakfast was another story I was offered a ' green ' egg for breakfast - only after I pointed out that the egg is actually bad - did the chef take notice ( after trying to cook the egg !!)
While checking out we were given the wrong bill . So a series of errors did not make for a very pleasant stay.
At present moment I cannot recommend the Park and Hotel , if the service issues can be sorted it can make for a pleasant stay
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated at the heart of the Rift Valley, the Lake Nakuru national park is home to one of the most amazing ornithological spectacles in the world - the flight of the flamingos! Aside from the flamingos, the park has over 450 species of birds - a heaven for any avid bird watchers. The park is also a sanctuary to the highly-endangered black Rhino and abounds with other game such as buffalos, lions and the elusive leopard. Just two hour's drive from Nairobi; Sarova Lion Hill is one of only two lodges situated within the premises of the park. Each of the 67 recently refurbished chalets are equipped with modern conveniences and have an astounding view of the pink rimmed lake and the silhouetted hills beyond. Guests can enjoy country-style dining at the flamingo restaurant or if you like, the chef can set up something special under one of the beautiful acacia trees where one can enjoy lunch with an unobstructed view of the lake. The rift valley bar is just the right spot for that magical sundowner. Cultural dancers delight visitors with their enchanting dancing every night. An inviting swimming pool & sauna facilities are available. Guests can also enjoy outdoor massage treatments with the calming sounds of chirping birds. Outside catering facilities complement the "meals served in the bush", provided as premium add-ons, including cocktails at Baboon Cliff. The Lodge also offers conferencing facilities. The Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is one of the most sought after Rift Valley Lodges in Kenya, best known for offering finest quality services. A fabulous outdoor swimming pool to a business conference room, the hotel has almost everything that's required to make your stay a memorable one. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sarova Lion Hill Game Hotel Lake Nakuru National Park
- Sarova Lion Hill Hotel
- Hotel Sarova Lion Hill