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    Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Mbirikani Group Ranch | Chyulu Hills, Kenya
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    Reviewed 10 August 2015

    A truly spectacular place with wonderful accommodations, food and staff. Truly paradise and forever grateful to the staff at ol Donyo for making the experience so magical. Our guide played a particularly seminal role in the experience and we are forever grateful to have spent...More

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    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Thank you very much for your feedback, we are thrilled to hear that you had a special stay here with us in this truly magical place. We hope that these memories may last forever. Warm Regards Shaun and Amy

    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    The entire experience is immaculate. The lodge, the environment, the wildlife and especially the wonderful, wonderful staff are all perfect in every way. Our guide, james, was just wonderful and he was backed up perfectly by all of the staff. An experience that I can't...More

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    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Dear Catherine & James, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful stay and do hope to see you again in the future. Warmest Regards, Shaun & Amy (New Managers)

    Reviewed 20 July 2015

    Ol Donyo lodge was the most amazing place to stay. Location was fabulous, views over Chyulu Hills with Kilimanjaro as a back drop were inspirational. What can we say about the lodge.... amazing bungalows.... staff were first class nothing too much trouble. Kim and her...More

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    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Alisa & Mike, All we can say is "Hattie, Henry & I all wish you could have stayed longer…" Best wishes and come visit again soon The entire ol Donyo Lodge team

    Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

    We spent the last 3 nights of the 12 night safari at Ol Donyo lodge. From the pick up at the landing strip to the departure we were treated like royalty. James our guide was a wealth of information. His ability to mix his Masai...More

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    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Dear Gary & Heather, What a fun few days we all had together and might I just add you both had a lot to do with that (with or without Amarula). I hope you managed to catch up with Tara & Ella in the UK,...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

    I don't know how to put into words the magic this place offers. We visited Ol Donyo Waus in the Chyulu Hills for three nights during the Safari portion of our honeymoon. We had an incredible villa with a plunge pool that overlooked the elephant...More

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    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation ol Donyo Lodge

    Hi there Vanessa So lovely to read your post and thank you. It has bought such a smile to my face. I We are lucky to have guests like you and Bart coming to visit and experience the magic that is ol Donyo Lodge. Warmest...More

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    • Pool
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 1,744 - USD 2,685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Maneka D
    Hi there, What would be the closest air strip to your lodge and can we get there directly from Masai Mara or do we have to fly through Nairobi Wilson ?
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from CanBritOntario | Reviewed this property |
    The airstrip is literally just that. A clear strip of ground with white rocks marking it out. It is about 10 minutes from the lodge. We flew out of there back to Nairobi.
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    Gill R
    Hi! We are coming to Ol Donyo in a few days time. Please could you tell us if horse riding is included or do we have to pay extra? Also if I go on a ride will I miss out on a safari or can I do both?
    30 January 2017|
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    Response from Shaun M |
    Hi Gill, Horse riding is all included in your stay, typically the rides are in the morning or afternoon and last about 2 hours. This will mean you still have a bit of time for a game drive after the ride, it does not have... More
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    CGriffiths
    Are there rhinos in the Ol Donyo area? Many thanks!
    30 January 2017|
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    Response from John Scott J | Reviewed this property |
    Hi CGriffith, Sorry for the delayed response. There are actually black rhinos at Ol Donyo but they have been heavily hunted and are in very rugged areas (brushy lava flows)which are difficult to access even on foot. Our... More
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    "Overlooking the animal watering hole."
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    "ask for a room with a pool"
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    "Rooms to the far ends are best, the rightmost room has best wildlife visits!"
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    "We had the last room on what I believe was the north side of the lodge and it was perfect."
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