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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The Taita Hills Game Lodge together with its sister hotel Taita Salt Lick is the jewel in the crown of the Tsavo Game Santuary. You arrive to be met by a team of highly motivated staff. Unfortunately I was surprised there was no scanner for checking luggage which in my view is a security lapse. The rooms are excellent but...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality.Thank you for your keen eye on security scanning. Normally it is done and we have the gadget to check luggage,I will personally sort out security team so that it...

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

During our 2 day safari we stopped at the Taita Hills game lodge for lunch. Lovely looking hotel with a friendly welcome. Buffet style lunch with huge variety. This hotel has an outdoor swimming pool set in Well maintained gardens overlooking the tsavo east. The restaurant and reception area look very traditional and are in keeping with the style of...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Saltlick game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our hospitality and the serene environment We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay We look forward to welcoming you back to Sarova Saltlick...

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay at Sarova Salt lick but were advised that with 2 toddlers we could stay at Sarova Taita. Fairly easy to get to the lodge is pleasant. They have a pool area and a field for the kids to run around in. There is access directly to the park and the staff and welcoming and pleasant. On...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. greetings from sarova saltlick and Taita game lodge We are thank you for taking your valuable time to give us this honesty feed back we really appreciate We have taken note that we did not meet your expectation is some areas but be rest assured I am giving this my personal attention and will ensure all the areas...

Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I was privileged to visit the 2 partner hotels and the experience was delightful. One offers multiple daytime activities and the other has a night time view to die for. The main course was ok but not over the top. But the desert and breakfast was well done. Avoid the cocktails though. They could get you sick. Overall I didn't...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from sarova Taita hills game lodge Thank you for taking time out to give us your valuable feedback We have taken note of your concerns and I assure you I am personally handling them We look forward to welcoming you back to sarova Taita hills game lodge Kind regards Willie mwadilo

Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

At the end of a 20km dirt road (currently under construction) is this beautiful hotel. On arrival the staff greets you with a cold towel and juice which is very refreshing. The rooms are very beautiful but not as good as the ones on their sister property saltlick. The places offers a wide range of outdoor activities from swimming, darts,...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from sarova Taita hills game lodge Thank you for taking time out to give us your valuable feedback, We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay We look forward to welcoming you back to sarova Taita Hills game lodge. Kind regards Willie mwadilo

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I had fun alot of fun in sarova and for the last day I had a fun in the game drives and the food is delicious👌 and the last day we had a chance to sleep in saltlick which was a fun event eventhough there no tvs in the rooms it's only in the t.v. room

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from sarova Taita Hills game lodge Thank you for taking time out to give us your valuable feed back We appreciate your valued comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at sarova Taita hills game lodge Kind regards Willie Mwadilo

Reviewed 29 February 2016

After a long and gruelling journey from the Mombasa highway to Sarova Taita due to the rough roads, we eneded up being very late, Tired and arrived at the lodge at 9pm. We had to spend the night here before proceeding to Sarova salt lick the sister hotel. The overnight stay was okay, the staff made us feel very comfortable.

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from sarova Taita Hills game lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valued feedback We appreciate your valued comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay We look forward to welcoming you to Sarova Taita Hills game lodge Kind regards Willie Mwadilo

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Visited the place and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Travelled by road from Nairobi and suffered due to heavy traffic along the Mombasa Nairobi Highway. The staff were very professional from the word GO.We were running late and they quickly helped us through . We had a great lunch and left for the Sarova Saltlick Lodge. Food was excellent with loads...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests Greetings from sarova Taita Hills game lodge Thank you for taking time out to give us your feedback We appreciate your valued comments and it is our pleasure to0know tat you had a refreshing overall stay We look forwards to welcoming you back to Saroiva Taita Hills game lodge Kind regards Willie Mwadilo

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We arrived at the Sarova Taita hills lodge after a long drive from Nairobi and were pleasantly received with cold towels to cool off. The lodge is quite beautiful and well maintained, food fantastic especially breakfast and nothing was too much for the staff to do. It was a nice start to our holiday safari and we highly recommend it...

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Willie M, Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 505 pips, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay. We are glad that you had pleasant stay in beautiful well maintained environment. I am equally pleased that our staff lived up-to your expectation. we appreciate your recommendation to potential travelers. looking forward to your return visit. Warm Regards, Galgalo Wario

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 31 December 2015

It was a first time to visit the place as a family - booked it under Bonfire Adventures who did a fantastic job at planning and organizing the entire trip. We arrived at the lodge just at about 3p.m after a slow drive from Nairobi at 8a.m with a few stop overs as well. The place was really in the...

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Willie M, Manager at Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear James M, Thank you so much for your in-depth review touching on all departments of the lodge.i am glad to host such a wonderful and observant reviewer and must thank you for sharing it on trip advisor. I am very sorry that we didn't meet your expectations in key areas during your stay and that of your family.This is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is located at the main entrance to the Taita Hills Sanctuary in South Eastern Kenya, 400 km from Nairobi and 200 km from Mombasa. A one hour flight from Nairobi or 30 min from Mombasa by private charter lands at the Lodge's own airstrip. The sanctuary is a 3 hour drive from Mombasa and a 6 hour drive from Nairobi on tarmac roads. Located at the main entrance to the Sanctuary, Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is an inviting stone building of 60 spacious rooms and two suites, all with their own private viewing balcony. Clients can command views of the adjacent Taita Hills, or the well maintained gardens surrounding the Sanctuary. At night, floodlights illuminate the swimming pool and gardens and provide an opportunity to see any wildlife in the vicinity. It is not uncommon to see elephants daily at the watering hole next to the swimming pool. In addition to the rooms and suites, the Lodge has a Main Restaurant, Bar & Lounge and many bush dining options. The free form swimming pool has its own pool bar. The Lodge has its own fleet of well equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides. There are meeting rooms and numerous outdoor venues for dining and leisure. There is a gift shop, fuel station and business center. The climate is very pleasant, with temperatures averaging between 18 Degrees Centigrade and 30 Degrees Centigrade year round. There are sporadic rains in March, April, November & December. While in Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge, you get to view some of the most exotic species of animals in Africa. Find your way to the local villages and learn a thing or two about the local culture. What better way to get the most out of your Kenya Safari holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge

Address: Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsavo, Tsavo National Park West P.O. Box 72493, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park West > Tsavo
Price Range: RM970 - RM1,402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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“The rooms directly facing the game sanctuary, great indeed!”
 of 5 bubbles WSaula, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think we had 101 and 102 and they seemed the best in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mailer101, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms great for viewing the wildlife parade and the beauty of the place”
 of 5 bubbles GraceB470, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Plan to arrive at Sarova Taita by noon, have lunch and proceed to Salt lick.”
 of 5 bubbles crystalo351, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a good view of the Sanctuary.”
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 of 5 bubbles MAM313, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
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