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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

Stayed at Sarova Lion Hill for one night in May 2014, on our visit to Hell's Gate and Lake Nakuru but wish we had stayed for two nights! The location (overlooking the lake) and service deserve a 'A' grade. The food is the star at this lodge -- clearly A+ (best of the three game lodges we stayed at during... More 

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Korirk, General Manager at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, responded to this review

Esteemed Guests Many thanks for taking time to review your recent stay with us, we are delighted with the grading The location (overlooking the lake) and service deserve a 'A' grade. The food is the star at this lodge -- clearly A+ (best of the three game lodges we stayed at during our Kenya visit). Rooms A- Asante sana Ken... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

When planning our safari vacation, we decided to come to Lake Nukuru since we had a long drive and knew we would need a stop off. The lodge is centrally located as someone else said so it does make going on the drives easier however the lodge is just average. It wasn't by any means bad but after staying at... More 

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Korirk, General Manager at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest I thank you for taking time to write/post this review, I appreciate your comments in regard to your recent stay with us. I will review the mosquito repellants in use currently with the possibility of reviewing We are glad overall you enjoyed your stay with us Ken Korir More 

Kenya
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

My husband and I stayed at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for one night and we enjoyed our stay. It was a great way to end a 1000 km long road trip. We had a restful and relaxing stay that allowed us to unwind on our “home stretch”. The level of service is consistent with what you will find across other... More 

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Vancouver
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

We were fortunate to enjoy our first Safari experience here in July. Centrally located within the park, it gave us the perfect base for our daily adventures. From the time we arrived until departure, we were treated to excellent food and 5 star service.

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Houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We stayed at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge one night during our visit to Kenya and I was glad it was only for one night. We were traveling as a family of 5 with a private guide. The lodge was over run with large tour groups which is good for the lodge but not for individual travelers. You tend to... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Lake Nakuru is such a compact gem that it's one of my favourite parks in Kenya, this lodge only adds to that opinion, the food is better than average, service has a very friendly feel and the rooms were immaculate what more is needed?

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San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Nakuru is a hidden gem, very beautiful grounds and wonderful staff. I wished we stayed here for two nights, this was a cozy resort with good food and lovely people who work there. They served the best breakfast and buffet lunch in all the hotels I visited around East Africa. Imagine, I tried quail eggs! The room is on top... More 

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Korirk, General Manager at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Lake Nakuru National Park and also taking time to review your stay with us. I will most certainly let Ruth and Ole Naso know of your impressions Again Asante Sana and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future Ken... More 

Washington, DC
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

My organization selected this site to hold our annual project planning exercise and it was an idyllic location - lovely flora and fauna - great food, friendly people and simple, but nice rooms. The hotel does not count on people staying for as long as we did so the first thing you notice after 48 hours is that the food... More 

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Korirk, General Manager at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Lake Nakuru National Park and also taking time to review your stay with us. I must assure that as a certified Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Food Handler we never and will never recycle food, we are gratified however that you enjoyed your stay Ken... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We were here for only one night and glad it was jut that. The rooms are extremely small and are in need of major renovations. The bathroom had chipped paint on door and walls, the sink faucet was so loose that when you turned it on the whole faucet moved and our shower had hairs in it. I felt dirty... More 

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Korirk, General Manager at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Lake Nakuru National Park and also taking time to review your stay with us. I have noted with regret the aspects in which we regrettably did not live up to expectations in regards to bathroom cleanliness and dining experience. I have shared your experience with... More 

Sydney Australia
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

We only stayed here for one night, but enjoyed every minute of it. From the hot towel and juice on arrival to allowing us to pack a breakfast box for our early departure to the Mara, the hotel met every expectation and exceeded some as well. The staff were accommodating, friendly and fun, the food was excellent, and the park... More 

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Esteemed Guest Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Lake Nakuru National Park and also taking time to review your stay with us. We are gratified to know that you you had a wonderful experience; We all look forward to your next visit Asante sana Ken Korir More 

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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 

Additional Information about Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Address: Lake Nakuru National Park | City Square, Lake Nakuru National Park 72493 - 00200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Nakuru National Park
Price Range: $226 - $662 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 67
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