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Denver, Colorado
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Absolutely breathtaking. Amazing sunsets and sunrises. So many animals to see. The accommodation was great we stayed in a upscale tent very comfortable and cozy. The staff were great. The food was buffet different theme every night.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights in the hotel and enjoyed the proximity to the wildlife. Realy, the wildlife starts just next to the terraces with impala, water bucks, gazelles and an occasional elephant during drinks! Once you leave the guarded gates of the hotel, your game drive starts. Excellent! The hotel itself is convenient, you wouldn't pay these amounts of money...

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Culver City, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first hotel on safari with a group and it was quite simple but nice. Monkeys are pretty bold but it definitely makes you feel like you are really by the park. Amboseli is amazing - tons of elephants!

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amboseli Serena is cozy, homy feeling, very agreable place. It is beautifully landscaped and located beside a waterhole where animals can be seen very close day and night. Rooms are smaller and simpler than other Serenas, ground level, no views, but architecturally very pleasant. Cooling is by a fan, a mosquito net encircles the bed, which is important because some...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing lodge, incredible location/view. Triple share room was great, spacious/clean/very roomy. Food was good. Ambience of hotel was perfect. Acacia tree planting scheme was fun. Absolutely would highly recommend. 10/10

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here after spending two nights in Kilaguni Serena. Everything was a notch higher from the previous destination. The food, the facility etc. Especially the food, it was way better, the selection was great. The place is even more homely. At night you get to see animals grazing near the lodge. The bar setting is also fantastic. The downside...

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hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 nights here during our multi stop safari, game viewing in this park is awesome, we saw everything we expected and more, plus the backdrop of Kilimanjaro is the icing on the cake for any picture. Staff here seem to spend a lot of time watching your wallet rather than doing their job, overdosed on the tip culture...

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SerenaHotels, Manager at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to review our property and service, I am very delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay particularly the landscape, food service and variety. However, I am very sorry to hear that you did not like the rooms apart from the bed and shower and the staff were not very professional hence your...

Langford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The second camp we stayed at on our trip, the staff were polite and helpful, our room was clean and well equipped although it was very hot at night even with the fan on.The food was good and varied. We had some fantastic game drives here and seeing kilimanjiro was truly awesome.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Between June and July, our goal was to visit at least three Kenyan National parks/reserves. Amboseli was number on that list. We stayed at Amboseli Serena Lodge. It was a treat! Even when we heard an unknown animal outside our window. The surroundings were absolutely amazing. I like everything thing about the hotel. There was nothing to complain about.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my stay at the hotel.The staff were friendly,efficient and kind.Had misplaced a cardigan but they were so helpful.The view from the pool and the porch is priceless.Loved the food and the variety too.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest Mountain; beside a copse of giant Acacia trees and gently flowing natural spring. In the clean, crisp air of an Amboseli dawn, the snowcapped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro shimmering in the southern sky, you can sit atop a volcanic throne in the middle of the Masai plains and see the world. ... more   less 

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Address: Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system > Amboseli National Park
Price Range: $241 - $718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 95
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“room viewing the park”
 of 5 bubbles MianoD, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Park facing room rather than a garden wall view..”
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“Rooms with view of Kilimanjaro are best”
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