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    The Ark

    P O Box 499, Aberdare National Park, Kenya
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          “bird feeding” (23 reviews)
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          1 - 5 of 434 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Had a nice relaxed weekend getaway at the Ark in Aberdare National park. The hotel was very comfortable and food was delicious. The ever available tea and coffee allowed one to sit on the deck and watch nature display its secrets at night. Elephants, buffaloes,...More

          Thank Ram A
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We were there in July 2016. It was elephant mating season. I just can't describe what we saw, it was amazing. We arrived in the late afternoon, in time for dinner and then went to the balconies to see what animals would come by the...More

          Thank Laurie N
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Great welcome and tour of the lodge, strange how bedrooms are not lockable although safes available at reception. Rooms are quite small hence why I would only recommend a one night stay for relaxing the Ark is a wonderful place, no TVs no music just...More

          Thank TheTallGuy1001
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          My son should really be writing this review as he had such an awesome time. What makes this place so awesome is the fact that when you get in you cant get out ( sounds like a security risk but it isn't). The design is...More

          Thank Diana K
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Good location but horrible food No hot water in bathroom leakage in toilets but good helpful staff Only elephants and buffalo sighted no animals came at night no buzzer ring at night Aged property needs over haulMore

          1  Thank Gurpreet D
          Response from Kandarp A, General Manager at The ArkResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Mr Gurpreet, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay at the Ark Forest Lodge. Please accept our apologies for the shortfalls you experienced on your visit. We have noted with concern the issue of hot water and...More

          Aberdare Country Club
          288 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Aberdare National Park
           
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          323 reviews
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          84 reviews
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          • US$185 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 60
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          • Kenya >
          • Central Province >
          • Aberdare National Park
          • Also Known As
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          • Ark Aberdare National Park ,
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          • The Ark Kenya/Aberdare National Park
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          Beccy N
          What is the minimum age for children? The youngest in our group will be 6 (7 2 weeks after we leave) is this possible?
          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
          Do you offer laundry service?
          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
          I am planning to visit this place next year. Is there a safari drive at this place or we just wait for the animals to visit the salt lick?
          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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          "Deck B is a good option for viewing animals"
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          "Rooms don't matter, you are hardly in them. They are pretty much all the same."
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          "Request a high floor room for great views of the national park"
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          "DECK A is really good. DECK C is easy access to everything."
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