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Nairobi
Reviewed 31 August 2016

There is a tree house feel to this lodge which means the rooms are small but very nicely set up , food is delicious and wildlife viewing never disappoints. Staff could not be more friendly and good value for money

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Haifa District, Israel
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful small lodge located at the slopes of Mount Kenya. The main attraction of the lodge is a natural pool in which wild animals come to drink from, especially during the night. The pool is mesmerizing as wild animals wander around it during the night and you can watch them from your room, a roof balcony or...

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ohio
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The exterior of this lodge is rustic, all stained green to fit in with the setting. It backs up on a watering hole where we saw elephants, hyenas, water bucks, impala and a cape buffalo during our short stay. The rooms are a bit small, but that's the price you pay for the scenery. The food at the restaurant was...

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Dubai, UAE
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a lodge like a large tree house. Narrow stairways and passages. Unique and rustic. Food was good. Service average. Rooms are small. cosy and clean, with awesome view of the water hole, which attracts buffalo, elephants and deer in abundance. If there are any animals you wish to see, you can let the staff know and they will...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place, myself and my other half stayed here and we couldn't be happier! The people there were absolutely delightful, the food was delicious and the view of the waterhole was just amazing! There is an option to be woken up if an animal appears, we opted in and we were woken at 2am to a group of...

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It's a tree lodge facing the water pool where birds and animals will come for water. We got a room facing that with a balcony . We saw deers , bush elephants , buffalos, monkeys , wild cat etc The hotel offers a walking tour , In the middle of the forest , tea , coffee, cakes are served Up...

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Barwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had one night at the lodge but it was brilliant. The mist came down for a while but once it lifted we saw wild pigs, Cape Buffalo, Owls, Deer and Genet. The underground tunnel leads to a viewing bunker right next to the waterhole for a brilliant view and the team will even wake you up if any animals...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 2 June 2016

From the moment we arrived, the hustle and bustle of the city dwindled away. The air was so fresh and the environment totally tranquil. Even though the lodge is deep in the forest, its tarmacked all the way. We stayed two nights for our anniversary. As usual we were impressed by the Serena standards of delicious food, service and cleanliness....

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stayed one night as part of the Best of Africa Safari from GoWay vacations and Vintage Africa. The air was invigorating! It was a wonderful place to relax after days bouncing around in a jeep. The hotel is made of wood, so great on the feet! The rooms are small (shower only) but comfortable, and as with all the...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The Serena Mountain Lodge is something different. in the middle of the forrest in fornt of the mighty Mount Kenya. The Lodge looks a bit tacky, but gives an unique opportunity to spot animals and relax in a quite area. The lodge holds the level of Serena service and cleanness and the food is amazing. However the rooms are noisy...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at 2,194 metres on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that make the African bush so special and exhilarating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serena Mountain Lodge

Address: PO Box 48690, Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Mount Kenya National Park
Price Range: €146 - €395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Serena Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Serena Mountain Lodge Kenya/Mount Kenya National Park
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“Pack plenty of warm clothes. It can get very cold.”
 of 5 bubbles MissTravellingFairy, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the same, excellent view but I'd stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles bblumberg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a clear view of the water hole.”
 of 5 bubbles ErrolDubai_UAE, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have view of the waterhole so you won't be disappointed. stop for more than one day and take the walking safari.”
 of 5 bubbles davidrI6858TH, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room - but I don't think they exist.”
 of 5 bubbles JimW656, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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