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    The Ark

    P O Box 499, Aberdare National Park, Kenya
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    • Excellent46%
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    1 - 5 of 371 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Nice change to the lodge and game drive. Great viewing of the various wildlife visiting the water hole while you sit or stand on 4 floors of viewing decks. The bunker with its open air spots allows an unique experience of the sounds and up...More

    Thank Barb N
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were told that as a special concession we would be able to bring our luggage to the Ark. I wish that we hadn't. Once the luggage (two small holdall bags) was in the room there was no room for us. The bed was hard...More

    Thank David W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Based on the reviews I read I was looking forward to visiting The Ark. We were extremely disappointed. To be fair the positives first: lovely sitting rooms, nice viewing decks, friendly staff, snacks, tea and coffee readily available. That being said... the cons: The rooms...More

    Thank Joy557
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a wonderful stay at the Ark. The rooms are nicely done and are comfortable. What makes this unique is that there are lovely common rooms that overlook the watering hole. The fireplaces at night are very cozy. You get great views and also...More

    Thank luv2travelorinda
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I really enjoyed our stay! The view of animals all around was breathtaking as they seemed to be putting on a show. There was no shortage of animals to view during the drive up and the stay. The Ark is beautifully built...More

    Thank NewtonKim
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    • US$185 - US$406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Aberdare National Park
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    Beccy N
    22 January 2017|
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    Response from Kileleshwa | Reviewed this property |
    I am not aware that there is an age restriction. I took my 9 year old granddaughter there. I think it might be an issue, for other guests if your child is noisy!!!
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    Gofiguredc
    9 January 2017|
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    Response from Kileleshwa | Reviewed this property |
    There is no laundry service at The Ark, probably because the majority of visitors only spend one of two nights there. Aberdare Country Club is likely to have this service though.
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    Jeevees
    3 November 2016|
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    Response from Angela S | Reviewed this property |
    Before we got to the Ark, we went to the Country Club to get a transfer. We agreed with the driver who transferred us to do a trip the next day. You can also ask at Country Club reception to help you out. But: we actually... More
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    "Top 3rd floor is best in my opinion."
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    "The best view rooms are at the front of the ark and to the side of the ark facing the water hole."
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    "can view animals direct from my window."
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    "Try for a top floor room - rooms seemed a tiny bit bigger"
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