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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after a harrowing major 2 hour mis-direction by google maps on the 15th of April to find a warm, friendly welcoming smile by the team led by Ava and John. We settled into our amazing room. It was huge, but at the same time cosy. The lounge area, deck and rain shower were perfectly placed to maximize the...

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Castle Cary, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four nights at Solio Lodge as part of a ten day safari in Kenya. The place is highly rated by many and I can say that it delivered to all of our expectations The main reason for coming here is clearly the wildlife. Although a relatively small and fenced reserve, Solio delivers a wonderful bush experience and...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing!! That's all I have to say.. the most remarkable holiday I have ever had.. service was excellent, food was amazing, game drives were awesome.. no words can express the amazing experience we have had.. The rooms are superb and it is truly paradise.. an amazing getaway and you will definitely come back relaxed.. already missing the place!!

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San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stop on our safari "tour" of Kenya. The staff awaited us with wet towels and drinks and showed us to our incredible "tent" (more like a 3 bdrm house for ourselves) with wonderful views of Mt Kenya in the distance and a thoroughfare of sorts for giraffes, rhinos and all other animals passing thru. The place...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was my final destination on a 2 week trip to Kenya in January and February. I chose Solio because the opportunities for rhino photography were supposed to be among the best in East Africa. I was not to be disappointed. On some game drives we would easily have seen 50 to 60 white rhino, and some females had babies...

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perth
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great spot with super friendly staff. Game drives comfortable through interesting country with experienced and knowledgeable guide. Very few other vehicles and lots of rhinos in a safe sanctuary. Well,worth a visit in my view.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

One of the locations that I stayed at during a 10 day tour of Kenya. Solio Lodge provided the opportunity to stay in incredible luxury while maintaining close proximity to the wildlife in the preserve. Eating meals and having a view of Mount Kenya and animals grazing on the land in front of us was stunning and a memory that...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review. We are very fortunate to have the combination of the lodge and exceptional wild life sighting that our guests are experiencing. Your appreciation is highly valued by staff and management and we hope to host you again soon. Solio Lodge - The Safari Collection

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning establishment. Staff were unparalleled and game viewing was out of this world. Can't recommend the location and the staff enough. Within the first 10 minutes of my first game drive I had already seen lion and rhino. All staff were the perfect blend of professional and friendly. I loved the food and it's simplicity and elegance yet still...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure hosting you here at Solio Chad. Such a unique place to see game and we are delighted you had such great sightings in your first 10 minutes and leopard on your night game drive. The Solio Reserve is recognized to be the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in Kenya and visitors will find sightings...

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing place. We were welcomed by Ava and her staff who took very good care of us. We had a great room with all kinds of luxury. The food was excellent and having lunch under the acacias was special. We had 2 gamedrives with our experienced guide Emus within the ranch itself consisting of a combination of flat country...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much Peter for taking the time to write this wonderful review of Solio Lodge. It was great having you and your family stay at Solio Lodge and wonderful that you had such a great sighting of the animals here including the cheetah! Please keep a tab by following us on Instagram, facebook and twitter at thesafaricollection. Solio...

Broseley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I consider ourselves to be extremely fortunate to have visited Solio twice now, courtesy of a wonderful friend. The accommodation is fantastic! Large and airy and tastefully decorated. We love coming back to our rooms after dinner to find the fire in the room lit and hot water bottles in the beds! This time we were travelling...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Solio Lodge, responded to this review

Carol and Stan, it was so good to have you back, and with your mom. Great pleasure to have met her and know she is still up for having such an adventure. Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of Solio Lodge. Gemma has gone to work in the Mara and I hope to have...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Solio Lodge is located between Mt Kenya and the Aberdares Mountains. This new exclusive lodge offers the exclusivity of a private ranch and an unrivaled wildlife experience.The lodge is on the Solio Game Reserve, home to the endangered Black and White Rhino who live in harmony alongside other wildlife such as leopard, lion and a wide variety of birds. Solio Lodge’s close proximity to Nairobi makes it the perfect en route destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Solio Lodge

Address: Solio Ranch | Near Nanyuki, 15565-00503, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County
Price Range: $723 - $862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Solio Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms are all similar and of very high standard. I think one is a family suite”
Patrick101215, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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“There are only six or seven rooms. All are great.”
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“All are excellent. I had the room closest to the lobby.”
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