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    Saruni Samburu

    1 Kalama Road | Kalama Area, Samburu National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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    1 - 5 of 260 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Saruni is a beautiful property with fantastic views in all directions. From our the balcony we were able to see elephants, ostrich, warthogs and much more. While the drive to Samburu park takes 45 minutes+, we had the fortune to see wild dogs in the...More

    Thank acg828892
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Our team enjoyed having you and we look forward to have you back. We can'r garnet wild dogs every day, though... :) you were so so lucky to see them. i hope you have photographed then and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The only reason to justifiably give this place 2 stars instead of one is the combination of the staff and the view. The view can be breathtaking from all points of the camp and can offer some great stargazing. The staff was extremely nice, although...More

    Thank Michael H
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded 3 days ago

    I respect your opinion, but I disagree with it. I see that the overwhelming majority of our guests - including those who stayed during the same time when you stayed - also disagree with you. As I have explained to your travel agent, opinions are...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I've stayed in few places that can compare to the stunning accommodations and views provided by Saruni Samburu. My jaw dropped the moment they opened the doors to our suite and I saw the sweeping wilderness below and mountain peaks in the distance. The views...More

    1  Thank Claudio S
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you very much for your generous review. As you noticed, when the drought becomes extreme, the wildlife sightings become less abundant, even if predators are normally galvanised by the drought and become hyperactive. I'm glad you saw lots of elephants, the animals that really...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We believe the word Superb would rather better be able to summarize our 2 days at Saruni Wild combined with 2 days at Saruni Lodges. As experienced travelers we knew what amazing moments Africa could bring us, and we set our expectations days before the...More

    Thank Massimo R
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you so much for your fantastic review! The people of Saruni are what makes the difference, I agree with you. Grazie Drita and massimo, I'm sorry I missed you but I so so glad that you had such a great time on your return...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    the room was on 3 levels and about 1000sq.feet. Each level had a patio and the views were spectacular from each room, including the bathroom and outdoor shower! The bed was larger than a Ca. King and quite comfortable. Every meal was delicious and the...More

    Thank Jim H
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your wonderful review, made even more valuable by your experience in safari camps in Africa. We hope to have you back one day soon.

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    • US$879 - US$1,806 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Samburu District >
    • Samburu National Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Saruni Samburu Hotel Kalama Wildlife Conservancy
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    Shaba National Reserve
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    familytraveler074
    28 May 2017|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    The drought is mostly over and the herders and their livestock who were going through Kalama in the last few days (and using also Samburu Nat Reserve as their grazing grounds) are also leaving thanks to the combined efforts... More
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    Winnie M
    9 September 2016|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    We provide transport to the lodge to visitors who fly in. We meet the clients at the Kalama Gate if they don't have a 4X4, but normally we have guests coming all the way to lodge, through an "interesting" but not challenging... More
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    heather h
    25 November 2014|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    Dear Heather, thank you very much for your email and... good question! Of course 30 months is...a very young age, but experience shows that age is not necessarily the main factor. Who the child is and who the parents are is... More
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    "Ask for a room overlooking the watering hole to watch the elephants."
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    "every "room" has a great view"
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    "Room number 5 has been dubbed the "the best room with a view in Africa""
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    "We stayed in Villa 5, video attached to review. Incredible view."
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