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Reviewed 29 March 2016

we had a good time at Sentrim over the Easter holidays. Good food and a competent staff, luxurious tents with all the amenities. the only downside was no electricity to use the fans since it was very hot during the day and also at night. we could use the fans for a short time. kids enjoyed themselves in the pool... More 

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Dear Shabnam, It was such a pleasure to read your valuable comments after your last stay with us.We thank you for your recognition of our competent staff,luxurious tents with all the amenities. However,I am sorry to learn that you experienced a challenge with regards to electricity past 11 pm.I have shared the comments with my team so that we can... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The most relaxing time you could imagine. Breakfast overlooks the waterhole with elephants roaming freely was such an experience never to be rivalled. Food and drinks are of a high standard. Satellite TV in the main lounge area

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Dear Joseph, It was such a pleasure to read your valuable comments after your last stay with us.I am glad to learn that you had a good experience during your stay.I have shared your comments with my team so that we can continue delivering best services and guest experience. It will always be my please to welcome you back again.Should... More 

Brno, Czech Republic
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Well, I was motivated by wildlife, nature, and this kind of luxury was too enough, but nothing against, high quality, really. Highly recommended for rich western people. And the food was really good, delicious.

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Dear Izret, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback on trip advisory community. We are glad that you had wonderful time and that you enjoyed good view of wildlife and nature,and also that you enjoyed our delicious meals. I have shared your compliments with my team members. It will always be my please to welcome you back again.Should you... More 

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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172 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

The Sentrim is a small lodge which gives more for the money than anywhere I've been in Kenya. A reasonably priced spa, a pool, very competent staff and spacious tented accommodation with chairs on the veranda overlooking the plains. This part of Tsavo is amazing.

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Rajni S, Director of Sales at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Dear Phil H, It was such a pleasure to read your valuable comments after your last stay with us.We thank you for your recognition of all the hard work put in by my team in ensuring that every single guest feels cared for,valued and respected. I am delighted to learn that you experienced a high level of friendly and professional... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A really lovely tented camp, high standards and great service. We were able to view game from the comfort of our veranda, and the water hole next to the hotel draws an abundance of wildlife. We sat around a campfire watching lions and then elephants at the watering hole. The tents themselves were very well appointed, we were super impressed.... More 

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Jambo Louise, The housekeeping team is impressed that you enjoyed the accommodation in our eco-luxury tents with wonderful views of wildlife at the water hole. However its a shame that we did not manage to get to your expectations on the down falls mentioned. we work very hard to improve on this and appreciate your contribution towards making us improve... More 

Zug, Switzerland
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very comfortable stay, great local cuisine, excellent, very hospitable staff. One can view elephants directly from the restaurant. The rooms are very nice and perfectly clean. However I am not sure how ecological it is to maintain such high hotel standards in the middle of a national park? How they do the laundry, for example? I developed a terrible itching... More 

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Thank you travel bee for choosing to stay at Sentrim Tsavo Eco-luxury camp. We are happy that you enjoyed our continental cuisine with a touch on local cuisine as well as the wonderful views of the wild life. We also appreciate your feedback on your experience with our linen and we sincerely apologize. We work hard to improve and ensure... More 

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This lodge is lovely. The accomodation is excellent, ' tented rooms' are well equipped and really comfortable. Food good. Dining area overlooks the park and we watched a herd of elephants from our table. It is lit at night which is magical.lunch was interupped by a troop of baboons. There is a small swimming pool which was welcome after our... More 

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Rajni S, Manager at Sentrim Tsavo East, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Sentrim Tsavo team is grateful for your choosing to stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed our accommodation, dining experience and services. And more so the wildlife interaction and views. We can assure you that exceeding your expectations is our prime business. We look forward to hosting you again More 

Straubing, Germany
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Visit this camp, if its your first safari to Tsavo East.Accommodation, food, service,environment at (dry) Voi River are all premium. If you have been there in the past (Tarhi Camp) you will be disappointed: Tents with Galana floor and wooden doors, electric fence, during the night game is no longer grazing on the campground.The advertising "pioneer camp" is no longer... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We were looking to spend New Years some place different and thought why not in the National Park. The only hitch was where would we get a good rate at a good place. A friend recommended we stay at Sentrim Tsavo East as the rates were good and that he would get us a deal. We were are group of... More 

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Callaway, Minnesota
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I signed up for a safari rather the last minute in Malindi and really did not know where I would be staying, but in the afternoon arrived here and was more than pleasantly surprised. Staff was more than welcoming and got situated in a more than nice tent camp right away. And the pool was such an added bonus, super... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 11,747 square kilometers. Opened in April of 1948, it is located near the village of Voi in the Taita District of Coast Province. The park is divided into east and west sections by the A109 road and a railway. Named for the Tsavo River, which flows west to east through the national park, it borders the Chyulu Hills National Park, and the Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania Climate Generally hot and dry fanned by a cool breeze. Long rains are anticipated from mid April to May and the short rains from November to early December. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sentrim Tsavo East

Address: Tsavo East National Park | P.O. Box 43436, Tsavo National Park East 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
Price Range: $229 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sentrim Tsavo East 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms facing the waterhole”
 of 5 bubbles GruenMohit, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not much difference as far as I could tell”
 of 5 bubbles CarolK828, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room Numbers 3, 4, 5 are at the front with a view of the waterhole.”
 of 5 bubbles ashifs2013, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 3,4 & 5 overlook the waterhole.”
 of 5 bubbles Africangraham, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Tent 3 and 4 have a view of the waterhole.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelLundMarkussen, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
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