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The essence of Africa Ol Tukai Lodge is one of the best spots in the world to watch elephant with the backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding Amboseli National Park as a 'home for the Gods.’ Ol Tukai is an eco-rated lodge having excellent outdoor and indoor facilities with its unique collection of African art. The property receives overwhelming response from the international and local tourism market.
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Restaurant
Free Internet
Room service
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
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Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Park View
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Amboseli National Park 00100 Kenya
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Amboseli Airport3 mi
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The lodge is a nature lover's paradise. You don't have to leave to see elephants, buffalo and lots of birds. Rooms are clean and well laid out. Food is good with decent variety. Bar selection is good for most beers and whiskies, though a little pricey. This is a place to unplug,
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We stayed 2 nights at Ol Tukai Lodge on our Amboseli Safari. We chose Elephant View vs Mountain View. There were huge herds of elephants, several Hippos, and lots of incredible birds in the park just beyond the Lodge fencing. Our room had a nice deck area to sit and enjoy the
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I stayed at Ol Tukai Lodge for a night as part of a five day Kenya safari -- it was the first night and what a fantastic way to kick off a safari experience. The lodge is beautiful and the second story bar overlooking the grasslands is perfect for a sundown drink as you watch up
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Every aspect of this safari holiday was wonderful: we saw lots of animals and they came very close to the fence of the lodge. Our safari drive guide Stephene was very skilful, friendly and professional. The room was comfortable and with a great view of Kilimanjaro, surrounded
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Excellent lodge, comfortable rooms and good food with outstanding views of Kilimanjaro. Plenty of animals and birds on your doorstep. Lovely swimming pool, which we didn't get to swim in as we were on long game drives but we did have the privilege of dining as a lone couple
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Response from E-marketing O, General Manager at Ol Tukai Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Lynne-Ubbeston, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at Ol Tukai Lodge. The team is delighted to note that you had a fantastic holiday and enjoyed our great African hospitality, nice food, breathtaking views and the wonderful service. Ol Tukai Lodge is The Best Place to Enjoy Amboseli and we are glad that you had memorable moments. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Kennedy Were General Manager Ol Tukai Lodge - Amboseli Email: gm@oltukailodge.com
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Hi Tia, water is not an issue at all in Kenya. They sell water all over. In generally Ol Tukai Lodge is a high standard lodge and you will not miss any water or any other things. It is like in all other hotels, you can buy all the water you need. They have nice bar, restaurant and a smal gift shop. We stayed in Kenya two weeks and we never had problem in buying water. The prices were acceptable every where. So don't worry and all and dont bring anything. We had a wonderful trip. We were a family of 4 adults and no one experience any negative issue.
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yea def, but be careful of the monkeys and there is no ice cream there
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What is there to do between morning and late afternoon game drives?
Usually eat lunch, shower, nap and work on photos.
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Let the vehicle approach the animals slowly without revving the engine and you be five meters close . Dont be too near as there are wild animals and they can injure you. keep safe distance of five to ten meters. Across the perimeter electric fence of the hotel the elephants are five meters away. giraffes are best approached along the park roads as they browse but any disturbance will make them runaway. hippos with calves are easily agitated. keep five meters from the Marsh where they graze. that distance is adequate for your 300 mm.
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"Definitely get a room that looks out directly on the grassy plain for extra game viewing. Baboons are curious and can be problematic."
"Views overlooking Kilimanjaro are amazing"
"Presidential villa"
"Roons in Kili wing have better views of the mountain"
"The rooms are separated a bit - and they are very nice. We've only seen a few of them."
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PRICE RANGE
US$291 - US$706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ol tukai hotel amboseli national park
LOCATION
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceAmboseli Eco-systemAmboseli National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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