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Tawi Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$345*
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden in the dry Kenyan South is a luxurious safari lodge, Tawi Lodge. A lodge built with all its facilities facing the snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro; from the rooms to the dining area, to the bar and the swimming pool, the amazing view of the mountain lingers. Even the bathroom has a window facing the mountain! No worries about the...

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NewAfriTerr, Tawi Lodge at Tawi Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your amazing, detailed review! We are all so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stayed with us at Tawi! Sorry you missed the elephants at the waterhole - you'll just have to come back :) We are very proud of our 'eco-friendly' lodge, we make very effort to continue to preserve and sustain this beautiful...

Southern Colorado
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Tawi was absolutely fabulous in every way. We would like to have stayed longer but our timetable didn’t allow. The views of Mt. Kilimanjaro are completely fabulous, both from the lodge and from our tent. The pool area was beautiful although we didn’t swim, and they do have a small spa. The game viewing is good but not as good...

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NewAfriTerr, Tawi Lodge at Tawi Lodge, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had a good time with us. The views of Mt. Kilimanjaro are truly spectacular from the lodge, the perfect view to have when enjoying chilled sundowners! We're glad you enjoyed the food! We look forward to seeing you on your return! Thank you for taking the time to review us :)

Birmiingham UK
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Perfect location, just outside the park set in a conservancy. The hosts made us feel very welcome and offered every assistance required. Food was a set menu either 3 or 4 courses, limited choice but more than enough to keep you well fed during your stay. Each lodge is set along a gravel path leading away from the restaurant, some...

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NewAfriTerr, Tawi Lodge at Tawi Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Earlier this year, the lodge got new managers, Peter and Anita Gordon, they are a great asset to the team, making every guest feel welcomed and at ease. We are so lucky to be set in such a stunning location and in such close proximity to Amboseli National Park,...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a truly fantastic two day stay at Tawi Eco Lodge and private Conservancy and what an amazing experience it was. We booked purely on the personal recommendation of a friend but as it turned out the excellent reviews here on TripAdvisor didn't actually do justice to such a terrific experience. We ( my family of...

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NewAfriTerr, Tawi Lodge at Tawi Lodge, responded to this review

Asante sana for your review! Thank you for taking the time to write in such detail. We are over the moon that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us! Peter and Anita, the new managers are wonderful and are always happy to share their knowledge and experience with guests. The views of the mountain from the lodge are...

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Tawi lodge prove the best appetiser choice- as I wanted a view of the Kilimanajro and was told the prime vantage is from ambosseli park. we did Amboselli first upon reaching Kenya before moving on to other parks. each lodge was carefully positioned to allow each lodge a picturesque view so unbelievable even on not so clear days- making mt...

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Wow, thank you for lovely review of your stay! We will pass on your comments to Chef Robin, he will be so pleased to hear you liked the food and especially glad your son enjoyed the food! The views of Mt. Kilimanjaro from the lodge are magical, each day the mountain emerges in a slightly different mood! We hope you...

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A petite and quite lodge. With big breath taking mt kilimanjaro views from the rooms wins it. The menu is very restrictive but tasty. The staff are really kind and try very much to make you feel at home.

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NewAfriTerr, Tawi Lodge at Tawi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The view from the lodge is absolutely stunning and never gets old! We are glad you enjoyed the food, we have recently added a couple more choices to the menus. Thanks again and karibu tena!

St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went for two nights and this may well be my last Kenyan safari so wanted to make it memorable. Most of the time we were the only family (7 of us) and it was just stunning. The location, the sleeping cottages with views on MtKi, lovely pool, gardens. So peaceful. Staff we knew by name and were so friendly,...

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We feel very privileged to have decided to come and stay at Tawi for your last time in Kenya! We are over the moon that everything was too you and your family's liking! The gardens at Tawi are very special, attracting a multitude of colourful and unique bird life! Very lucky to spot such elusive creatures, a night game drive...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Tawi Lodge is set on a picturesque location overlooking Mt. Kilimanjaro. The gate to the Amboselli park is not far, some 15-20 minutes drive away. The bandas are done perfectly with some details here and there. The food is good and the staff is kind. There were some miaunderstandings from the plans of the day, so better double-check the programme...

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Thank you for your review and kind words about the lodge, food and staff. The Amboseli National Park is not far at all, so you have the opportunity to game drive in the conservancy or the park - best of both worlds :) Apologies for the misunderstanding about your plans. Karibu tena!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a top quality eco-lodge in its own Conservancy. Just 13 cottages, so intimate. Each cottage wonderfully spacious and well appointed with major bath-tub and rain-shower, both looking out over the watering hole. Really attentive and friendly "nothing is a problem" service from Barack (manager in charge), Dominic and Justus (serving food) to the cleaners and (night) guards. The...

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Astante sana for your review and your time taken to write in such detail. All the staff will be happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the service. Chef Robin is an amazing chef, very flexible and willing to go the extra mile to please guests, we'll relay your kind words to him. The night game-drives are a very...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We love this place. The rooms are amazing, with great good and the staff soo friendly. We did morning game drives and then spent the rest of the day chilling by the fab pool. We happened to overlap with the Masai Olympics - a fun cultural event that only takes place once every 2 years in early December. Menno the...

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Thank you for your kind review! In the shadows of Mt. Kilimanjaro, lounging by the pool at Tawi is an unforgettable experience. How lucky to be there as the Maasai Olympics were happening, a beautiful spectacle of colours and culture! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your trip!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Tawi Lodge

Address: Bush Street | P.O. Box 1206, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: $615 - $1,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tawi Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“All rooms have a view of the mountain”
  • View of the mountain from the cottage
aclynen, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms offer perfect views of Kili, if you have difficulty walking ask for a lodge close to the restaurant/reception area.”
  • Mount Kilimanjaro
Romevisitor2008, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all are nice”
HaniA213, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Negotiate what you want to do in advance. All the rooms are fine. If flexible with dates find out when they have fewest guests.”
332anthonyh, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They all have views of Mount Kilimanjaro - numbers 1 and 13 are furthest from the Lodge, 7 and 8 are closest...”
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  • My cottage (has sitting area, large bed, massive bathroom including bathtub and shower
mcwcBaku, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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