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Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve - CLOSED

Kilifi 80108, Kenya
+254 735 283834
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No longer a fun place to stay

I have been visiting Good Samaritan Vision for many years and it used to be great. However it was... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2013
Trevorkroberts
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Overrated, little excitement

Nothing much to say about it. quiet hole thats been reclaimed into a "reserve". there is very... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2012
maasaicountry
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Nairobi
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Gosana is an attraction about nature and culture eco system,eco-camps acommodations available which is like village middle of the forest best.Attractive birds,Attractive butterflies,cultural restaurant,small wildlife animals,nature walk local fish ponds.It is a non profit project mainly to reclaim a depression made as a result of mining stones,and also to creat some income for orphans project.
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28 May 2013
“No longer a fun place to stay”
13 Dec 2012
“Overrated, little excitement”
LOCATION
Kilifi 80108, Kenya
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+254 735 283834
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

I have been visiting Good Samaritan Vision for many years and it used to be great. However it was very dissapointing to find that on my latest visit in April that due to mis management now the place is very run down. The park no...More

5  Thank Trevorkroberts
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Nothing much to say about it. quiet hole thats been reclaimed into a "reserve". there is very little other than winding paths and a water hole full of algae with little else, with time and more acrage ... maybe.

Thank maasaicountry
Reviewed 9 November 2012

We visited the nature reserve and orphanage on a trip to Kenya. Taking our children to stay in a luxury hotel we really felt we ought to offer some help outside the gates of our idyllic accommodation. Searching the internet I became intrigued by the...More

1  Thank elmernik
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Our 1st time stay in Kilifi was just great, mostly sunny and breezy days in July, easy shopping at Tuskys Supermarket, and You get a wonderful view and shade from roadside trees and flower plants on the way, and it was a great staying at...More

2  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 May 2012

A truly fantastic place to stay and meet the community! Lots of dik diks, squirrels, an ostrich and monitor lizards to spot on the nature trail as well as the fish ponds. It is very well maintained. Great food: simple breakfast, good lunch and great...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 24 June 2011

A great place to stay if you want to avoid the big expensive hotels but more importantly if you want to get to know the real Kenya. The nature park and Eco houses are small but very comfortable. They are part of the school and...More

1  Thank Trevorkroberts
goodsamaritan03, Manager at Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2011

AND IT BECOMES MORE AND MORE FUN Am sure nature and test grows as we soon had trnsolacation of ostrich and more antelop to the reserve.so we all fill proud of you.

Reviewed 7 June 2011

I visited the Good Samaritan for a dinner party, and had an excellent time. The food was wonderful - best chapatis I've ever had, and I've lived in Kenya for the last 10 months. We were also taken for a tour of the grounds, which...More

3  Thank OODelk
Gosana, Manager at Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2011

I TESTED THE FOOD TOO! Very great to hear that,i could not speak,but it is good you have spocken about the food,i tested the food too, it is was very sweet!i will not forget about that birthday party.

Reviewed 6 June 2011

I arranged a friends 30th birthday party here and I was very happy with everything. During the day the walk in the beautiful reserve, walking amongst dik diks, a huge variety of bird life, the fish farms etc was so much fun for the kids...More

3  Thank Fizzgig69
Reviewed 4 June 2011

A fantastic nature and culture park, lots of great things to do and a place to eat too. Beautiful senery and location. The staff are very welcoming with big smiles, very accomodating for all your needs. Had a wonderful time there, highly recomend a vist....More

1  Thank Bailey346
Gosana, Manager at Good Samaritan Nature and Culture Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2011

Great hope! Great hope to us all as well as the whole project to let the world read positive about us!it real encourages us to work hard and hard towards child care support!