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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room faced the river and was well appointed. There are no phones to the rooms and the staff advise that if there is an emergency (I presume medical) that you should call the hotel reception on your mobile phone! There is no air-conditioning , but that doesn't seem to cause a problem as the nights are quite cool. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed at shaba game lodge on 3/4 - 3/6/17, amazing place, very good hospitality and very good food. They have crocodile viewing and feeding , have an amazing pool to relax.The rooms were clean , wifi was good enough. They should have sauna, refrigerators in all rooms- missed cold water in the rooms. Very peaceful stay. Highly recommeded for future...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sheth, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a privilege to be of service. We are delighted that you had a memorable stay. We have noted your concerns and we shall look into the areas you have highlighted. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards

CORVALLIS, OREGON
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on safari. The lodge is on a river, which was full of baboons when we got there. Our room looked over the river, the grounds are lovely, lots of monkeys and hornbills. One evening, they put some chicken carcasses near the river (on the other side of the fence!) and attracted 4 Nile Crocodiles that really put...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are delighted that you had a memorable stay with us. We appreciate your kind remarks and we hope you will find time to visit us again. Asante sana (Thank you very much) Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely fantastic place. The staff are well mannered and never far away for service. The food is excellent i reccommend the chili chicken! The room is nice with adequate facilities. Breakfast was really nice i hope to visit here again. 5 Stars from me wonderful place.

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for staying with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed yourself. It was a pleasure to be of service and we look forward to your next visit. Karibu tena Shaba (Welcome again ) Kind regards

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had one of the best holidays ever, shaba game lodge is an amazing place, the staff are so friendly and we're amazing with the kids, they even made out last nite so special by arranging for us to have our last evening meal by the pool. I can't rate this place enough. Big thank you again to all the staff,we...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nedkelly, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are delighted that you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again soon. It was a pleasure serving you and your family. Kind regards

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was the setting for Born Free, Out of Africa, To Walk With Lions...my Favorite Sarova Lodge! Our chalet looked out at a red gorge where baboons, crocs, and other wildlife gather...a page out of Nat Geo! Beautiful landscaping, great food. Couldn't ask for anything better.

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking time to write about your experience in Sarova Shaba. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As we say in Swahili, "Karibu tena Shaba" Welcome again to Shaba we will be delighted to serve you again. Josphat

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a serene and natural environment with the hote located along the River Nyiro. This is ideal for holiday with family, friends or colleagues. The river is great with lots of fish even at the doorstep of the conference. I learned that five quail egges make an ommlette

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for those encouraging comments. We are glad you had a memorable stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Welcome

Jackpot, Nevada
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights of our photo safari here. Largest issue was NO WiFi in the rooms and in fact it was only available within a 2 foot radius of the reception desk. A survey to management elicited a response of "working on it". Otherwise, the hotel is lovely with a great gift shop, upstairs buffet dining with great food selection...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us. We are glad you enjoyed our service; food and environment. We are sorry about the wifi We have been having a challenge but it has been sorted out. We encourage you to visit us again. It will be aprivilage to serve you.

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wow what a location, awesome, brilliant - I could add more superlatives but they just cannot explain how wonderful and lovely this place is. The staff are friendly, the food is lovely, the rooms are exceptional.......... I could go on, but the big thing here is get out to see the wildlife, see Africa as we are meant to see...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for those kind words. We are glad your stay was enjoyable and memorable. We will be glad to serve you again. Welcome back

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I never get tired of Shaba. It is one place you connect with God. Nature has never been real like what it is in Sarova shaba. Excellent is an under statement. The service is beyond words. The food, out of this world. My family want to come back over and over again. The staff despite coming from a very busy...

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Josphat N, Manager at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad your stay was enjoyable and memorable. Thank you for the compliments and we look forward to hosting you again

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Address: Valley Road, Shaba National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Eastern Province > Shaba National Reserve
Price Range: RM868 - RM1,919 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Shaba Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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“choose room closer to the main lobby , wifi connection ll be better”
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“Higher floors have less noise.”
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