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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Although we had to cut our trip short, we would definitely go back to Lewa safari camp. The good: Sacha and Tamyln with little Mila add the finishing touches to a truly wonderful family get away. The tents, although small and a bit squished are beautifully designed so that they are cool in the heat and warm in the cold...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Deepali, Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to meet you and your family and we hope you had a safe trip home! Thank you also for your remarks about your room. As discussed with Claire before your arrival, you were a last minute booking and were in one of our standard rooms as all our bigger...

Macheren, France
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

WE had a superb stay at Lewa for 4 days. Everything abour this place is perfect, from the views, the food, the tents/rooms, the pool. And the best thing was the quality of the wildlife viewing experiences we had in the reserve.....and this was thanks to the expertise and dedication of our guide Tom. Thanks to the team at Lewa...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your safari! Hope you can visit us again soon Best regards, Sacha, Tamlyn, Tom and the rest of us at Lewa Safari Camp

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Lewa a few days after our wedding. We were met at the airstrip and on the way to the cam saw several animals (Rhino, Zebra, elephants). The camp was secluded and our tent was very private with a welcoming bottle of red wine. The staff at the camp were very friendly, always smiling. Joel our guide was...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Manjit and Adrian, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon! We look forward to seeing you back here for your first year anniversary!! We wish you a very bright future together, Sacha, Tamlyn, Joel and the rest of us...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was our first safari experience and we loved every moment of it. The camp has a lovely relaxed, friendly atmosphere, instantly making you feel at home. The tents are well designed and comfortable. Hot water is always available. The bar, dining areas, and pool area are very pleasant and inviting with the lovely log fires making the bar/lounge area...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 10 October 2016

At first I was not sure if I made the right choice I was a little hesitant at the time of my booking But I am truly grateful to you convincing me to go to SAND RIVER camp MARA What a great experience my WIFE and I had Sand river lodge is prefect cozy place Food is awesome Tent size...

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Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was the first camp that we stayed at on our first visit to Kenya and set the scene for the rest of the holiday. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful and all dietary requirements were met with ease and efficiency. The camp was extremely well run, the facilities very good and the guiding excellent - as was...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear John and Anne, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that Alex managed to find you the 'unique 5'. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your safari and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm regards, Sacha, Tamlyn, Alex and the rest of us at Lewa...

Pickering, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Having just got back from Lewa Safari Camp I have to say we had a great stay at this camp. Alex was our guide and he was amazing! His knowledge of all the animals and especially the birds was excellent. The tents were beyond our expectations. We enjoyed the common areas, they even have a pool. Make sure to do...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we're so glad you fully enjoyed all that Lewa has to offer including it's cultural heritage. The game and birdlife in Lewa is truly spectacular and we will be passing on your kind words to Alex who shared all his tips and knowledge...

Friday Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We arrived at the Conservancy and the Safari Camp after a long, bumpy ride from Meru National Park. The camp itself looked like an oasis in the middle of the wide ranging savannah, and our greeting from the camps hosts (Sascha and Tamlyn) was warm and friendly, making us immediately feel at home. The camp is well laid out with...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We're so pleased to have met you and to have had the opportunity to share the great work that the Lewa Conservancy are involved in. We have taken your comments about the electrical outlets on board and have shared this information with our team. We do hope you will be visiting us again...

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We enjoyed 4 days at Lewa Safari Camp after starting our summer safari in the Masai Mara. The weather in both places was perfect -- cool mornings and nights and warm days. Upon arrival in Lewa, we were greeted with a big smile at the air strip by our guide, Norman. After 4 days in the Mara we had not...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan and Thuy, Thank you for your wonderful review! It was lovely having you stay and we hope you had a good trip home? We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and especially that you got to see such great wildlife and of course, our beautiful star-studded sky! Thanks also for sharing your Rhino photos...

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great place. The guides are fantastic and very consistent. Staff is excellent. Food is delicious. Beds are very comfortable. Place is beautiful. Enjoyed meeting other guests and seeing this wonderful property.

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Lewa Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Stephen Thank you for your review, it was lovely having you stay with us, we hope you had a good rest of the trip and manage to visit Lewa again soon. Warm regards, Sacha, Tamlyn and the rest of us at Lewa Safari Camp

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lewa Safari Camp has a stunning location within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, with outstanding game viewing, and views of Mt. Kenya as well as Kenya's picturesque arid lowlands. Each tent has a thatched roof, private verandah and ensuite bathroom. The central areas have exquisite gardens with a sunny verandah and swimming pool to enjoy during the day, and cosy log fires in the lounge and dining room for more chilly evenings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lewa Safari Camp

Address: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Lewa Downs, 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County
Price Range: €270 - €1,747 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lewa Safari Camp 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Tent #1 is at the far end of one of the the paths. We loved the unobstructed views and even saw giraffes from our veranda one day!”
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 of 5 bubbles meapeman, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any room. We had #6, which had a fantastic view.”
 of 5 bubbles windnrg2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the tents were perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles jackieschwalen, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are fantastic, you are in Africa!”
 of 5 bubbles alexnH9985BA, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“take some warm clothes for the evenings and early morning - surprisingly nippy!”
 of 5 bubbles hnui, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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