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Ambokili lodge

€€ - €€€Mexican, African,
Merrueshi | Emali - Loitokitok Road, Kajiado 00506, Kenya
+254 733 949493
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“large animals” (2 reviews)
“lodge” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, African, Grill, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Merrueshi | Emali - Loitokitok Road, Kajiado 00506, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2018

The lodge is home to lots of wonderful birds, some chickens, and a growing group of goats. Outside the fence you can usually find large animals roaming, zebras, giraffes, and gazelles I saw regularly. Amboseli tour with Mary a very good experience. I would be...More

Thank Kenya Safari A
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for your excellent review Kenya Safari. We are glad we gave you and your guests had a great experience with us. We look forward to hosting you and your guests again

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Had a great time with my safari tour guide eating lunch here! Walked in to a buffet of a variety of Kenyan dishes and grabbed many plates of new foods to try! Sat down and ordered a Tusker beer and enjoyed my view of zebras...More

Thank Kate G
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for your excellent review Kate. We are glad to know you enjoyed our food and we look forward to hosting you again soon

Reviewed 18 February 2017

I enjoyed an excellent stay at Ambokili lodge. Owners Mary and Martin were very good hosts, helping me to experience Kenya as fully as possible. Staff Ali and Martin were good company, very hard working, and welcoming. Excellent food, I ate local Kenyan food most...More

Thank liamtaylor2017
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks for your excellent review Liam! We are glad you had a enjoyable stay and a memorable experience at Ambokili Lodge. We look forward to hosting you next year. Regards, Martin Mbalu

Reviewed 28 October 2016

I spent a weekend at Ambokili Lodge with Martin and Mary. It was such an authentic, homestay type experience. Their eco-lodge is relatively new, and they have great ambitions of developing it into a wonderful resort. As an eco-lodge everything is self-sustaining; with a well...More

Thank Jean H
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for the excellent review Jean. We are happy you enjoyed your meals, stay and safari with us. We look forward to hosting you again. Martin Mbalu

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Time and Money allowing I would easily spend weeks, months at this upcoming place. The friendly and courteous owners have 'infected' their staff who not only made sure we were comfortable but also served us very good food. The beer was also very cold....quite ideal...More

Thank jrmitoko
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thanks for the excellent review Mika! It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. We are glad you loved our service, food, beer and green energy. We look forward to hosting you and your family again. Regards, Martin Mbalu

Reviewed 12 August 2016

We spent 2 nights at Ambokili in late July - 2 adults, 2 kids. Mary called us earlier in the day to find out what time we'd arrive as we had kids and they wanted to ensure that the kids didn't have to wait long...More

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Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thanks for the excellent review June. It was a our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are glad you had a lovely trip, accommodation, meals and game drive. We look forward to hosting you and your family again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2016

I need to make this clear that it is not just a restaurant-in fact, it is an incredibly affordable and quiet place to stay. I was welcomed immediately, and felt very comfortable. Since I was traveling solo, I was looking for somewhere close to Amboseli...More

Thank Hannah F
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thanks for your excellent review and recommendation Hannah. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, game drive and the meals. We also enjoyed hosting you and wished it was longer. We look forward to another visit from you soon. Best Wishes, Mary

Reviewed 19 July 2016

This little lodge is an up-and-coming gem near Amboseli National Park. The lodge is totally off-the-grid and completely green, but is still very comfortable and affordable. The owners, Mary and Martin, strive to give visitors the best experience possible, whether you're just passing through on...More

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Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thanks for your excellent review Sandro. We were honoured to host you at the Lodge and take you for a game drive. We are pleased that you loved our food, service, accommodation and game drive. We certainly look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great traditional lunch and walk around. The roasted goat ribs are excellent as was the rest of the food, much of it grown on site. The staff were very competent and friendly and the place was clean and homey. I toured the rooms...More

Thank Michael B
Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Thanks Michael for your excellent review. Your lunch stopover visit at Ambokili was much appreciated. We are happy you appreciated the meal, service and rooms. We look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 8 July 2016

I and my family were at Ambokili Lodge on a weekend which happened to be the best for the year! We were received by a happy team, served with sumptuous meals, taken for a game drive and the experience was simply amazing! The rates are...More

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Martin M, Owner at Ambokili lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

Thank you for your excellent review Irene. We were honoured to host you and your family. It was wonderful to see all of you enjoying yourselves especially the game drive. Ambokili will always endeavour to make your stay as memorable as possible. We look forward...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Mexican, African, Grill, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merrueshi | Emali - Loitokitok Road, Kajiado 00506, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Kajiado
  • Phone Number: +254 733 949493
  • E-mail
Description
Ambokili Lodge is a gateaway two hours from Nairobi, one hour from Kilimanjaro and half an hour from Amboseli National Park. We currently are offering food, drinks and accommodation services
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