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All reviews one night tsavo west water hole rooms are basic corner room watering hole leopard bar no electricity hot water an amazing view viewing area fantastic location low season food was great animals coming national park bait
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The rooms are a bit outdated but everything was clean and the bed was comfy , we slept in the honeymoon suite and the view was amazing. We even saw the leopard. the staff is very friendly. We really enjoyed our stay here

Stayed: September 2018, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

It is a nice place with a nice vieuw.
rooms are a bit older but clean.
the food is ok but nothing special, we stayed for 2 nights and had 2 times the same menu...
i think the "best" thing about this place is that they hang out food to attrackt a leopard wich we saw twice!
really nice.
to eat so close to the animals was also nice.
but if you are not interested in the feeding and want to spent a bit more there are some better places out there.

  • Stayed: September 2018, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank tim b
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

After reading some of the previous reviews, I was worried about our one night stay here on safari. However, I was pleasantly surprised. As others have said there is no electricity or wi-fi during the day (it is switched on at 5pm). However, the view from this place is spectacular; it really is the middle of Africa. No idea how it is even possible to get facilities up here so wi-fi for the evening was more than fine for us. We arrived to a wet towel and juice and were shown to our room. We had lunch and then went out on a game drive. When we returned, there was an elephant and head of buffalo outside the bar so we just sat watching the animals for a while. We saw lots of hyrax around the grounds, used the viewpoint binoculars and spotted zebra in the distance and also saw lots of lizards and chipmunks. The sunrise view was impressive the following morning and I heard a lion from our balcony. The elephants were around well after dark and you could hear them locking tusks. Why would anyone want wi-fi when you have all this?! The food was good - general Kenya buffet standards with rice, potatoes, soup and various types of meat. I am quite fussy and found enough to eat. The only problem we had was a cold shower at 5.30am!

  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

One doesn’t really have to go too far to see the wildlife as they literally show up at the door step (aka water hole). Plenty of elephants, large herds of buffalo and the leopard sighting in the evenings.

Great meals and we were always met by the beaming chef. The leopard bar by the terrace also had great cocktails to offer and with a breaking taking view.

Rooms though require a little upgrading but overall, great place to visit and helpful and friendly staff.

Two thumbs up from me and two not so easy to please teens :)

Room Tip: Adjoining rooms available if travelling with children
  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Caroline K
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Rooms are ok and bathrooms are bad. Food is pretty limited but okay for a night. We missed the leopard feeding..waited from 7 30 till 11..and then slept off. Apparently it came much later. Wifi is amazing. The watering hole is more of a sandpit.

I would like to thank the staff for their amazing service. Our car broke down near the gate of Tsavo West which was 50 kms from the lodge and Ngulia immediately sent us a car. That was really helpful.

Stayed: July 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank A C
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