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Mijas, Spain
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first safari and we couldn't have chosen a better place to experience it. The beautifully thatched lodges blend into the landscape and are perfectly located alongside a stunning river landscape. We had our first viewing of an elephant herd and several families of baboons even before we had unpacked our bags. The lodges are stunning with a...

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Papua New Guinea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and i stayed for our honeymoon and happened to arrive on my birthday. The lodge is beautiful, very serene feeling and a homely atmosphere. Staff are all warm and welcoming - i was serenaded for my birthday with a beautiful song and cake by the staff - THANK YOU - unforgettable experience. Game drives were so much fun with...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Kenya Safari....It is worth the 1.5 hours to Sasaab, you have a game drive through the park from the air strip. Loved my large tent with private pool, all the way down on the river. Many - not all - have a long walk to your tent. Fun activities like hiking to see the sun set or camel riding. ATVs....

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Schweiz
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 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...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review of Sasaab. Firstly, we would like to profusely apologise for the delayed pick up on arrival. This breakdown in communication has been addressed and will not happen again. Sasaab is located in Westgate Community Conservancy and due to the community living within the conservancy you do see animals grazing in...

Manchester, United Kingdom
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...

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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...

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...

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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...

Bishopstoke
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...

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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....

Miami, Florida
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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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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: $714 - $852 (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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“Lodges furthest from reception are quite a walk but very private.”
 of 5 bubbles MimiPSpain, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“family room is nice and close to the river - all rooms have a great view :)”
  • family room
 of 5 bubbles alysondj, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like walking up or downhill ask for a tent near the main building. Also note some tent's bathrooms are private but open air.”
  • My private luxury tent
 of 5 bubbles wjcNewJersey, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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