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Ashnil Aruba Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A group of us stayed here and were shocked how close our room was to the animals! Separated by an electric fence we had the most breath taking views of buffalos and elephants, almost at touching distance at times! Our room was a triple and the hotel was kind enough to give us 3 fans too. There was no air...

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brøndby
Reviewed 1 week ago

old room without a/c but new bathroom food ok - only dessert for about half the guest we were not impressed staff friendly were looking forward to watch animal at night -but no light on waterhole-even they promised to do it second night

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location is good, inside of park. Accomodation pretty poor, no air condition, food not good, swimming pool too small. Above al the most sad thing was looking from the window in empty waterhole and only 2-3 poor animals searching for water. You are in the midlle of savannah without animals.. it is not what you expect from safari. It was...

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Shanzu, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this lodge is in a good setting right inside the park, it lacks any charm and atmosphere. It seems too modern and you are too isolated from the animals by a large electric fence. The floodlights at night shine onto close by trees instead of onto the open area where the animals are gathered. Food was average buffet type...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the resort is excellent but unfortunately nothing much else is. We stayed in the tented accommodation which was nice on the inside but the tent itself was a bit tired with some holes around the zip. Not great when combined with the fact that no mosquito nets were available. The pool is far too small for the...

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is very old, the room do not have air conditionned and with the mosticos you can not open the windows so you can not sleep because it is very hot.. Very bad service, it is not a 4 stars but a Two stars hotel... You can have for the same price very good hotels in this place... Forget...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Although the setting of Ashnil is excellent (we saw zebras and giraffes from the pool area!), the quality of the tented lodges and food was disappointing. Having stayed at other rented lodges on our trip, these were definitely the least luxurious. Most disappointing was the lack of a mosquito net for the bed. The food is buffet style and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed two nights here. Positives: Nice property, Clean Coffee and tea free after meals Very friendly staff, Negatives Needs updating generally, Wifi is terrible Do not book via booking.com either do it through an agent locally or by phoning them

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bucharest
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Me and my husband spend one night here at the beginning of January 2017. It was our first accommodation in a reserve as part of a 5 days safari in Kenya, but our least favorite. The lodge has a very good location, just in the middle of Tsavo East National Park, near the Aruba Dam. Game viewing was excellent, including...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The lodge was very clean and comfortable. Our room was spacious, well equipped with an amazing bathroom. We asked for a view on a little water whole where animals come to drink. The staff was nice and client oriented. Internet was available however only at the bar (which is good if you want to switch of). We really enjoyed the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ashnil Aruba Lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park. The lodge comprises 46 deluxe ensuite guest rooms and 6 luxury tents. The lodge is situated on the shaded northern bank of the Voi River looking across the famous Aruba Dam. The Aruba Dam is one of the most notable landmarks in Tsavo East being a huge reservoir that is a major attraction for many animals and a rich bird life; there are over 200 bird species at Aruba. For those who love bird watching, our resident naturalist will take you on a guided tour through the park to learn the various bird species. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashnil Aruba Lodge

Address: | Voi, Tsavo National Park East 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
Price Range: $198 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashnil Aruba Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 52
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Ashnil Aruba Hotel Tsavo National Park East
Ashnil Aruba Lodge Kenya/Tsavo National Park East
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“Book via a package the tour operators have much better deals”
 of 5 bubbles 323ginm, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with view at the water hole”
 of 5 bubbles 10trips10tips, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The tents are very nice, and a fun experience.”
 of 5 bubbles tan_gerine77, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask the room that they show in the brochure lol”
 of 5 bubbles DMEG86, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is not available in the rooms, so plan accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles 301marka, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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