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    Sweetwaters Serena Camp

    Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          US$298
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Fantastic tents, free WiFi in the tents, patio overlooking the watering hole, see animals all hours of the day and night. Electric fence between water and camp. Felt very safe. Great food. Beautiful lodge. Great game drives from camp. Can see Mt. Kenya on a...More

          Thank Kathleen B
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Located a short distance into the conservancy the lodge is well located for game drives throughout the park, for a visit to the chimpanzee rescue centre, the rhino cemetery and the somewhat iconic sculpture of a map of Africa located on the Equator, enabling you...More

          Thank Escape-overseas
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          I have never rated a destination until after departure (how else do I give a place the full benefit of the doubt?). Serena Sweetwaters will be my exception. Within 4 hours drive of Nairobi ( with scenic and snack stops), kids and I arrived at...More

          Thank Madame_Trey
          Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Sweetwaters Serena CampResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for your valued feedback the contents of which we have noted. We strive our best to meet and exceed guest expectations at all times. We will definately look into the possibility of engaging the young ones further as it seems that they are...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The establishment is on the slopes of mount kenya ans literally in the Bush. The presence of the big 5 is a reason for one visit it. The morning and evening game drive are an experience that no one would dare missMore

          Thank Gichobi
          Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Sweetwaters Serena CampResponded 2 weeks ago

          We appreciate you taking the time to share your dinning experience with all of us. Indeed we are situated in Ol-Pejeta Conservancy which happens to be rich in wildlife including the BIG 5 and chimpanzees... Our waterhole which is infront of the restaurant provides excellent...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Its a place that i will always think of visiting once more.the cool serene is always admirable.the buffet was always on point.though the place is quite cold. But was all catered for by the warm water bottles on bed. The tents are😚😘.the waterhole is amazing...More

          Thank Winnie M
          Response from SerenaHotels, Manager at Sweetwaters Serena CampResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for your response and happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay whilst here save for the cold weather which unfortunately can be quite unpredictable. Hot water bottles are provided during turn down service on a daily basis in the tents and we...More

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          • US$301 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 39
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          • Mount Kenya National Park
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          • Sweetwater Tented Camp Hotel Mount Kenya National Park
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          Tigr_Ldy
          Can you please provide the costs to do laundry. For example, to wash under garments, t-shirts, shorts. Thanks
          5 June 2017|
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          Response from astonangel3 | Reviewed this property |
          You need to get in touch with the Camp for that
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          Kitwa M
          hi ,can I get three beds in one room
          17 November 2016|
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          Response from SerenaHotels | Property representative |
          Hello Kitwa, yes we do have triples at Sweetwaters Serena Camp. Looking forward to have you.
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          Charlene W
          Does the Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp have hair dryers in their tents?
          22 July 2016|
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          Response from Hitesh S | Reviewed this property |
          Yes....
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          "Rooms directly in front of and overlooking the waterhole"
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          "Theses are tented camps and any of them is awesome"
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          "Get a room near the watering hole"
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          "Request standard rooms 1-10 to give you the best views of the watering hotel."
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