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Schweiz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The site of the lodge over the river is beautiful and management and staff were very friendly and helpful and made the stay in the lodge memorable. Food and accommodation are excellent, the little pool belonging to the room is a treat in the heat at noon. Gabriel and the Samuru Warrior are an knowledgeable safari team and breakfast among... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived by Safarilink from Nairobi and there was no vehicle to meet us so had to wait one hour and twenty minutes in 46 degree heat for the vehicle to arrive as they went to the wrong airstrip to meet us! Drove back to the lodge in the midday heat and only saw goats, sheep and camels en route....! Arrive... More 

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Thank 23Mikey23
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

From the minute we stepped off the plane at the air strip we were met by our guides who immediately made us feel comfortable and refreshed! The room was amazing with elephants grazing just across the river. A surreal experience! Both of our hosts Nicky & Scott made us feel amazingly welcome and the staff at sassan madd it feel... More 

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Thank Kamlisa
TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Kamran and Lisa, thanks for such wonderful feedback. You were indeed spoilt with some great game viewing at Sasaab, as well as some adventures on the quad bikes and nature walks. Your certainly did make the most of what Sasaab has to offer, and we loved having such an energetic and easy going young couple in camp. We hope the... More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

1345hrs our plane touched down at Sasaab Airstrip ,I was met by Jacob and Dan,this is the place I lasted visiting in 2012 and 2007,I was excited to reach at my destination which I knew was a paradise,the Team headed by Scott and Nicky gave us a great welcome,the view was unbelievable and the rooms are almost one of the... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure meeting you Ping, your happy nature and wealth of experience in this industry made you a wonderful person to get to know. We are truly humbled by your kind words. We are very happy you managed to come back to beautiful Samburu after some years. Thank you for the compliments on our rooms – the... More 

Bishopstoke
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our sixth African safari and we have stayed in some excellent lodges previously but Sasaab was a step up to another level. The experience started when our guide picked us up at the airstrip and gave us a mini game drive on the way to the lodge. On arrival there we were immediately impressed by the reception area... More 

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Thank R H H
TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Bob and Pat, WOW, to be given such compliments from seasoned safari goers is really touching, thank you so much! We really enjoyed having you for 4 nights with us, which certainly allowed you sufficient time to enjoy all that Sasaab has to offer – especially for birders who enjoy the smaller things on our bush walks like you did.... More 

Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Words cannot express how much we loved our honeymoon experience at Sasaab but I’ll try my best for this review! The lodge is stunning and the room have the most incredible views. Waking up, watching the sunrise while having a morning coffee with the view of the Samburu makes you instantly feel you are on holiday and sets perfect vibe... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Christie and Matt, it was the greatest of pleasures having you to stay. The Sasaab team loves nothing more than seeing our guests having a wonderful time here, and we cannot thank you enough for the incredibly kind words which confirm this was the case for your stay. As you said, we are privileged not only with our staff, but... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a magical place. We spent 3 nights in one of their beautiful accommodations. The view from our room was spectacular. The furnishing lovely. Our game driver Eric and spotter William were excellent. Saw so much wildlife. The hosts, Nicki and Scotty could not have been better. As was the rest of the staff. Food is excellent. This place... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback Lauren! It was a pleasure having you and David join us at Sasaab. Thank you for the compliments on our suites, staff and cuisine. You really did have exceptional sightings – not only in the Samburu National Park, but also our private conservation area. It certainly was a brilliant start to your Safari! I... More 

Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had an awesome stay at Sasaab. The rooms are absolutely amazing as was the food. I would have to say that out of all our sundowners throughout our trip my favourite spot was the Rock at Sasaab, unbelievable experience. Travelling to and from the airport was a wonderful adventure as basically it was a mini game drive which we... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments Heather. It was wonderful to have your group join us from Australia. You were all a pleasure to have at Sasaab. We appreciate all your positive feedback on the food and the rooms. We are very happy to hear the sundowner rock was your favourite spot – and I agree, there are not... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved it. Loved it. Good food. Great guides. Good game. Gorgeous view. Great facilities (e.g. pool and plunge pools). Lovely staff (particularly hotel managers). Dinner on the veranda with lamps was very special. ATVs/Quadbikes are super fun if you're with a family, so do inquire. This was a super fun stay with a family and the small number of tents... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful recommendation. We really appreciate your positive comments on all our facilities and staff. So happy you made use of the ATV’s as they are a great activity to take advantage of out here. The Safari Collection definitely did a fantastic job at finding this beautiful and completely remote spot for the lodge, so... More 

Hong Kong, China
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

this feature couldn't have been tolerated in any self respecting hotels or properties. after fixing it twice and the squeaks, in their words, substantially reduced, i knew we had to live with this for the next 2 days. sasaab is a long way from the airport and a long drive from sumburu national reserve, not sure if it's time worth... More 

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Sasaab. We truly value the opinions of all our customers and we apologise that we did not meet your expectations during your stay. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the sundowners and camel ride to sundowner rock. This is a highlight for so many of our guests... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Westgate Community Conservancy west of Samburu National Reserve, Sasaab is a nine room lodge with unparalleled views across the Ewaso Nyiro toward Mt Kenya. Each of the rooms is over one hundred metres squared in area, with a private plunge pool in which to cool off and enjoy views of the landscape and wildlife around the lodge. Enjoy the luxurious Spasaab. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sasaab Lodge

Address: Westgate, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: $730 - $870 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sasaab Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Sasaab Hotel Samburu National Reserve
Sasaab Lodge Kenya/Samburu National Reserve
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“We had room 3 which was not far from the reception and dining areas but also in a nice high position above the river.”
 of 5 bubbles RHH_13, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room sin the front..best views looking over the river.”
 of 5 bubbles deborah0407j, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent, but if you have problems with stairs and rough terrain. just ask for a room closest to the meeting area.”
 of 5 bubbles CocoCanberra, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the tents have a fantastic view but my favourite is 5”
 of 5 bubbles NargisK, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 and 5”
 of 5 bubbles LucieM967, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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