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Poland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Unlearn to ask how many kilometres from A to B. Ask instead how many hours it will take. While on a safari, learn to get up early and retire early. Learn to remember when the electricity is on. Unlearn to ask what the temperature is. Take your own thermometer (if you do scoping you will be asked this question non...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first tent experience and we found it very confortable. Stayed in November so no mosquito nets necessary. The food in the resturant was good but not excoellent. Service on pathetic other hand was very good in all parts of the resort. Lots of animals to be found in the park for viewing am or pm. Also excellent area for...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Ashnil Samburu during the visit of family to Kenya. Having been residents in Kenya for many years, we find Samburu to be the best national park to take visitors to. It is accessible as a "self drive" destination from Nairobi passing through a variety of eco-systems along the way. Samburu has unique animals and lots of "standard" animals...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 2 Luxury tents. All the tents are riverside facing. We could see elephants, gazelles, and impalas right across the river bank. Twice we had a elephant walk right up to the electric fence and graze around for 15 minutes. Dont miss the Nature Walk (complimentary) where a local guide and a forest ranger take you on a forest...

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Malindi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got thrilled by the classy professional service provided by the staff, always with a smile. The meals are yummy and i kept craving for more! Nestled in the middle of buffalo springs along the ewaso nyiro, game viewing is at its best!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff, good spread of food, and nice tents however very hot. They turn the generators off between 4-6 and midnight - 5am, which really isn't ideal as it's extremely hot there. Would reconsider going because of heat

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Colorado
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our daughter had been on a safari the previous year and we had heard her stories about “glamping”, glamorous camping. The Ashnil Samburu Camp was everything we had heard and more. The “tents” are very sturdy and built on permanent foundations with hardwood floors. They are well kept with running hot water (during specific times of the daya) and full...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ashnil Samburu Camp is a truly awesome place to stay for a few days of adventurous game drives in Buffalo Springs and Samburu National Reserves. Tents are beautiful and spacious, each appointed with an elegant bathroom and a private terrace. Great location overlooking Ewaso Ngiro River where wildlife is wandering right outside. The entire staff is very friendly, helpful and...

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1Thank lars f
Paris, France
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Awesome place, you wake up in the morning with the sound of the savannah, then you get out to your bungalow's private terrace and you say hi to an elephant that is eating 10 meters from you, behind the fence. It's a paradise of colors, scents, sounds, emotions... In august there were not a lot of people so it was...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place. Accommodations are wonderful, the perfect definition of "glamping." Each tent is beautifully appointed with hardwood floors and the bathrooms are elegant. Beautiful dining area overlooking the river. Staff is warm and accommodating. Game drives are wonderful. Recommended without hesitation.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ashnil Samburu Camp sits in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve which takes its name from an oasis of crystal clear water at the Western end of the reserve. It is separated from samburu National Reserve by Ewaso Nyiro River and is less hilly and dense yet equallly very attractive. After a gruelling game drive you can take a dip in our pool which is a wonderful viewing deck of the Ewaso Nyiro River and laze around in the calm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashnil Samburu Camp

Address: | Buffalo Springs Reserve, Samburu National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: $234 - $811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashnil Samburu Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Ashnil Samburu Camp Hotel Samburu National Reserve
Ashnil Samburu Camp Kenya/Samburu National Reserve
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“All rooms are good facing the river. Dont miss the Nature Walk (complimentary).”
  • The elephant returns! Seen from room.
  • A view to a kill - seen from dining area.
  • Elephant out in the night - viewed from room
  • The view with a room
 of 5 bubbles mandars2014, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the westen bank of the river from the restaurant are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 84isaacm, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every bungalows are perfect”
  • Best hotel room ever
 of 5 bubbles Maximilian479, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view tent.”
 of 5 bubbles NirupamaShah, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Low numbers mean nearer the amenities. Ours was 12, and as all tents faced the river in a line we had a fair walk each time.”
 of 5 bubbles dianeh427, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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