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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...

Reviewed 15 December 2015

We had a great stay at the Lodge. The staff is helpful and friendly, the rooms are nice and clean, the swimming pool - although crowded - was very refreshing indeed. The meals are okay, but nothing special. The only suggestions for improvement I'd make are to offer a more diverse buffet in order to cater to different tastes and...

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

Dear Dina M, Thank you so much for taking time to post a review of your recent stay at Sarova Taita hills lodge.We are glad that you found our staff helpful & friendly. I will share your meal experience particularly buffet variety with chef for improvement as well as mosquito net issue with our executive lodge housekeeper.i will be glad...

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The lodge really needs no review!...The place is truly amazing, you enjoy the great wildlife of Tsavo West in luxury. Rooms are very comfortable and the food is great. Their service is excellent, friendly lodge staff and the Sanctuary Wardens are a bank of knowledge on the various wildlife abound in the area.

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

Dear MAM313, Thank you so much for your review.We are glad that you found the lodge truly amazing and luxurious. we are committed to provide our guest with refreshing African hospitality at all times and our associates are all committed to make this a reality. i will pass your compliment to the chef and our senior warden. looking forward to...

Nairobi
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This hotel was a pleasant surprise after a 5 hour drive down the Mombasa highway. Please note that you have to turn off at Voi town and drive an additional 40km on a murrum all weather road, but a regular car can handle this without any difficulty. The hotel is located on the edge a private game sanctuary and appears...

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

Dear NairobiDreamweaver, Thank you so much for the in-depth review of Sarova Taita Hills Lodge following your stay.I appreciate your eye for details especially the interior design part of it, so descriptive and to the point. Our lodge is 40 kms from turn at Voi. 19 kms to mwatate is tarmacked and 21 kms on all murram road to Taita...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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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: RM490 - 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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“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
“Ask for rooms that look out across the sanctuary.”
 of 5 bubbles NairobiDreamweaver, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
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