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Safari West

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This place is great for people of ALL ages! It is also quite accommodating for solos, couples, families and seniors. It is so up close and personal with many different types of animals - including giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, cape buffalo, flamingos, zebras, an assortment of birds, monkeys and antelopes. We were there the 3rd week of May so we got...

1Thank Carolina24_13
Oroville, California
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

What fun!! All the aminals, great tent to stay in and wonderful view. My husband and I are already planning next year trip. I just felt like I was in Africa. From our tent we could watch the giraffes. Soo beautiful. Yes you do here animal's at night, but that make the experience so special. There isn't a TV or...

Thank loveitaly95
Citrus Heights, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We loved our stay, our tent cabin was very cozy. We are seniors but we saw lots of families, too. We where picked up from the parking area with our luggage and shuttled to our tent. Be sure to bring slippers for the bathroom as it is not heated, the floor is pretty chilly. Very comfortable bed. Good distance between...

1Thank goldrushgal
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

400 hundred acres of African animals and birds. The 2 hour tour through the trails in a truck was amazing and very informative. One of the ostriches was guarding the gate of one of the areas. When we stopped to open it she came up to the truck. She was eye to eye with one of our group. She was...

Thank Jfroscoe
Noida, India
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

The place full of enjoyment,knowledge and natural habitat.The place is of many hundred acres of park full of animals and birds.You will have to ride the safari vehicles to roam into park.These are driven by well trained guide cum drivers.They fully explain the origins of animals,birds,their habits,behaviour,life span and age too.The ride is of two hours covering roughly 30kms,halting at...

Thank ramniwas57
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The experience of spending the night at the park was unforgettable. The "tents" -- more like cabins, really-- are well appointed. The meal -- dinner -- was very professional and complete. Wine is available for purchase. The meal is certainly "wine worthy". There is a very complete continental breakfast in the morning. The tour is bumpy. Count on your guides...

3Thank lainim
Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I took my 5 year granddaughter today and what a wonderful experience we had. Ben was our guide and he really knew his animals. I highly recommend it to families. Closer to Calistoga if coming from Sacramento. Petrified Forrest and a geyser on the same road. You can even stay the night in a tent room.

2Thank GVDeb
Reviewed 19 March 2015

My wife and I stayed at Safari West last night and took the tour this morning. I liked how we were taken to our tent cabin by jeep and helped with our luggage up the many stairs. Our tent cabin, number 29, overlooked a small lake, inhabited by various species of ducks and geese. From our deck we were able...

4Thank WStaso
Modesto, California, United States
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

This place is incridible. A must place for the whole Family or wonderful weekend with your Spouse. We stayed in one of the tent cabin #23 in the back with a view of the lake and not so much animal noise. The safari ride was so cool. Try to ride up top for the first part, best view of the...

2Thank Master Steven B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Second time to this place in 6 years, even better this time with many more animals. Glamping at its best although a bit cold given December. Food and service were great. Tour was a lot of fun and good for photos. Tents have heaters as well as heated blankets so you won't get cold.

3Thank AJAhearn

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti.The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think!. Families who are curious and wild at heart can get close to nature...very close! Marvel under the gaze of a graceful giraffe or explore the Sonoma Serengeti alongside romping rhinos. Our guests enjoy enlightening African wildlife safari drives, and “glamping” tent cabin accommodations. The sounds of Africa will echo in your dreams. Stay one night in a luxury safari tent located on Giraffe Alley, meet some giraffes and go on Safari! Is Safari West Family Friendly?The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safari West

Address: 3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Santa Rosa
Price Range: $401 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Safari West 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Safari West Hotel Santa Rosa
Safari West Santa Rosa, CA - Sonoma County
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“The tent cabins on the hill offer a fantastic view. They are a little quieter than the ones closer to the bird area in the early mornings.”
  • King Suite Set Up with a Couples Massage after the Safari Tour
  • The King Suite on The Hill
Gio2020, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Realize some tents require a 10 min walk to meals. This may be difficult over a dirt road or you may find it more peaceful and private.”
887christ, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ALWAYS bring earplugs, as the animals are noisy at night.”
  • Flamingos - the view from our room
  • Flamingos - the view from our room
, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All Safari Tents Have Great Views, although not all have clear views of animals.”
  • Lots of Giraffes Are Visible From Most Tents
hetta_malone, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask to be back by the lake instead of close to the front near flamingos (higher numbered tents would be quieter, I think)”
wellsfam, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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