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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Here you will not go far wrong. Situated in a beautiful spot with extensive glorious views. There is so much to do here you will be pressed to fit everything in. The food is superb breakfast made to order. A light fresh produce lunch and a dinner which is more akin to a banquet both in setting and food quality....

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Nanyuki
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in East Africa? Well, this will leave nothing to your imagination; a small, intimate ranch in Laikipia which feels like home. Comfortable and clean rooms, good showers and views over the ranch. The main rooms are fabulous - beautiful paintings of wildlife adorn the walls and you can sit...

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned for a great stay here at Sosian lodge. Lovely spacious, comfortable rooms. And great food. Thanks to Misheck for all the great drives and all the leopards. Thanks to Gerald for helping me on the rocks! And to Rosie and Simon for looking after me so well. Will be back.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had six amazing and memorable days at Sosian ranch this January. This is the most special place for many reasons - apart from the sheer beauty of the area, a most luxurious comfortable lodge, incredible food - it is also the attention to detail by Rosie and Simon that makes this place so special. They are two wonderful people...

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Did I really stay for 7 nights? The whole trip now feels like a dream. Sosian was beautiful, come rain or shine (I certainly saw some rain!) the African landscape, the lodge and the wildlife. Safari by horseback is a must and I couldn't think of a better place to give it a go than here. Amy and John were...

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Time flies when you are having fun! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that the experience was not only enjoyable, but educational. We hope to see you out here again soon, tracking the wild dogs and soaking up the serenity. Best of wishes, Simon, Rosie and the Sosian team.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Six days at Sosian was not nearly enough! It is perfect in every way. The staff are amazing, the range of activities almost endless, the rooms luxurious, and the food is plentiful and beautifully prepared and presented. A superb experience.

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip, the range of activities, our chefs creations and the company of our staff. It was our pleasure to share the experience with you. We hope to see you again soon. Best of wishes, Simon, Rosie and the Sosian team .

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We have just returned from the most amazing and fabulous stay at this beautiful ranch. We were a large family party of 17 from the uk and the recommendation from our travel agent , although very good , just didn't do it justice! We were met by Simon the ranch manager, his delightful staff, Megan and Amy, and made to...

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Thankyou for your wonderful review Fiona. We loved having your family at Sosian and so glad that you enjoyed a lot of what Sosian has to offer in your short stay. As you say, Sosian has so much to offer for young and the not so young!! And is the perfect family safari destination. We look forward to having you...

Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed at Sosian for five days earlier this month. Simon, Rosie, Daisy and the entire staff took care of every need during the visit, many even before they occurred to me! The accommodations are luxurious, the food INCREDIBLE, the game drives exciting and surreal, the variety of activities extensive, but the real magic at Sosian is the people there....

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

It was lovely spending time with you and we are very pleased to hear that you felt well taken care of by the team, it was our pleasure. Thankyou very much for the review and your kind comments about the food, accommodation, and the extensive activities you took part in during your stay. We hope you will join us for...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I cannot say enough about the staff at Sosian. Simon makes you giggle along with his amazing knowledge of the region. Rosy is steady, calm, caring and makes sure you have all you need. Daisy is hilarious and fun. The rooms are comfortable - and I enjoyed the morning tea time - seeing different animals show up in view. Giraffes,...

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Friends are one of life's greatest joys and we are so pleased to know that we are apart of yours, as you are apart of ours. It was such a pleasure having your company and we are glad that the experience was memorable and enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again. Best of wishes, Simon, Rosie and the team...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A friend and I spent three nights at Sosian and loved every minute. Simon and Rosie and their staff looked after us so well. Our two safari drives with Simon were superb - one concentrating on the local bird life and the other a successful "expedition" to find wild dogs. We watched the wild dogs for at least an hour...

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Sosian is the perfect place for a retreat and allows you to escape from civilisation and appreciate some of natures most beautiful creations from birds to breathtaking landscapes. We are glad you enjoyed your time in pure wilderness in many adventurous ways such as searching for wild dogs and predicting pack movements. It was our pleasure to share the experience...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sosian, the Samburu word for ‘Wild Date Palm’, combines the tame with the wild; ideal for those looking for a unique and intimate bush experience. The 24,000-acre private, working ranch sits on the Laikipia plateau, 80kms west of Mt Kenya, offering pure wilderness, with more than 250 species of birdlife and an abundance of game species with four of the big five being found at Sosian Ranch, plus rare species such as Wild dogs, Jackson’s hartebeest and Grevy’s zebra. ... more   less 

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Address: Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County
Number of rooms: 7
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