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    Saruni Samburu

    1 Kalama Road, Samburu National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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    1 - 5 of 267 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Our family of four (including two boys ages ten and twelve) accompanied by my mother spent four days at Saruni Samburu. The highlight of our stay were our guides, James and Sambara. Their knowledge of the conservancies near the lodge was unparalled. We spotted leopards...More

    1  Thank Treloar M
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for you wonderful review. yes, flexibility and custom-made activities are one of our strong points and thank you for noticing it. We look forward to have you back!

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The view from the lodges at Saruni Samburu is fabulous. They are large and comfortable. High on a hill there is generally a breeze which helps keep you comfortable in a hot environment. The food is great. The guides and spotters are truly skilled trackers....More

    1  Thank Amanda L
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded yesterday

    Thank you Amanda for your wonderful words and for praising the guides and the trackers, the true heroes of our safaris. We look forward to have you back.

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Saruni Samburu exceeded my expectations! We were a family of 19 and the professional, welcoming and very warm staff of Saruni ensured that everyone in my group had a wonderful time. The off the beaten track Saruni Samburu lodge perched atop the rocks is simply...More

    1  Thank moniwash
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for describing so well Saruni Samburu in your wonderful review. I'm happy you loved the food! and super happy you saw the wild dogs, really a rare sighting. We look forward to have you back.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed in room 6 with our 2 children ages 10 and 12. It was fantastic!! The property is gorgeous, artistic and in excellent condition. The view is spectacular. The room was beautiful, comfortable and clean. The staff were very kind and...More

    1  Thank Qsfriend
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for your detailed review and for the kind words that you had for us. I love that our staff told you "elephants are our friends": they truly feel an amazing closeness, almost intimacy, with them. This why they protect them. Glad...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    saruni samburu is the best choice if you want to see the special 5 in a breathtaking scenery The rooms are huge, with balconies overlooking the valley They also have outdoor shower and every detail for confort Our guide , Dixon managed to find a...More

    1  Thank betina r
    Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni SamburuResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your fantastic review, we look forward to have you back in the future. More leopards ara awaiting...

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • US$1,148 - US$1,492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Samburu District >
    • Samburu National Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Saruni Samburu Hotel Kalama Wildlife Conservancy ,
    • Saruni Samburu Kenya/Samburu National Reserve
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    familytraveler074
    27 May 2017|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    The drought is mostly over and the herders and their livestock who were going through Kalama in the last few days (and using also Samburu Nat Reserve as their grazing grounds) are also leaving thanks to the combined efforts... More
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    Winnie M
    8 September 2016|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    We provide transport to the lodge to visitors who fly in. We meet the clients at the Kalama Gate if they don't have a 4X4, but normally we have guests coming all the way to lodge, through an "interesting" but not challenging... More
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    heather h
    24 November 2014|
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    Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
    Dear Heather, thank you very much for your email and... good question! Of course 30 months is...a very young age, but experience shows that age is not necessarily the main factor. Who the child is and who the parents are is... More
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    "Some of the rooms require a bit of an uphill walk from the main dining area. All rooms have spectacular views."
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    "They only have 6 lodges and all are great. Biggest difference is if they are designed for a family or..."
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    "Room 6 has one of the best rated views in kenya!"
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    "Suite 4 is great for a family with kids. Just in between the two pools and with great views (but that's..."
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