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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Family holiday to Kenya. Stayed at beach resort but had 4 nights safari and staying in 3 different lodges. Amazing and worth every penny. We saw the big 5 plus many other animals, birds and reptiles. Staff could not be more helpful and treat everyone so well. The views are brilliant from lodge.

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Thika
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We traveled as a group of couples and stayed at Salt Lick for two nights as part of our entourage. The rooms ware very clean, with a great view of the salt lick where animals were coming to have a lick. We had a phenomenal experience when on 1st May2017 we had an early morning visit of a big herd...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . I will sort out the Front...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Salt Lick for three days over Easter as a family with two children (aged 11 and 9). The drive was long from Mombasa (5hrs) but with the new train line opening this year, it will cut that time massively. When we arrived it really made up for the journey, it is so exciting to drive up to...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This accommodation was part of our safari package and was one of our highlights of our time in Kenya. I absolutely loved everything about staying at Sarova salt Lick. The staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful, food was abundant and a good variety but the rooms ...... I loved them! I was so happy when I saw our...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Fredrikstad, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice lodge at a fine location. Not the best park in Kenya, but still nice. I usually do bush camps, but this was a nice exeperience as a lodge. Our clients where very happy about the place. I will be back with a group very soon on our way from Diani Beach heading for Amboseli. Nice food, location, rooms, staff-...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time at Salt Lick was out of this world. The accommodation was very good, the food was plentiful and very nice and the scenery was fantastic. We saw elephants walking past as we were eating breakfast and a huge herd if buffalo came in to drink, not once during our stay but twice! If this alone is not enough...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architectural grandeur of sarova salt lick breathtaking and while we are at it,the upper rooms gives better views of the sanctuary and wildlife.Ability to view wildlife from my room was epic.The water point next to the restaurant where animals come to drink water from is great.Delicious cuisines,cleans rooms and great services

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my stay at salt lick,loved the concept of the rooms,the huts design that is. The place is quite peaceful and quiet,the view was amazing. One slight problem is that the rooms were chilly when it rains but i enjoyed my stay there. The view if the animals feeding and drinking water beneath the hotel/rooms was amazing. Lovely place to...

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of the most amazing places I've ever stayed during my travels around the world. I felt like a child, excited and happy! I highly recommend this place whenever you go on a safari in Kenya!❤️

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Willie M, General Manager at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and wildlife We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never seen so much beauty in the wild...the lodge is supported by pillars and has a small water reservoir under it where the animals come to drink water in the early mornings and evenings when the weather is cool....there is a tunnel that leads direct to where the animals are...there is a sign of no camera flashes as this scares...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Taita Hills and Salt Lick game Lodge Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable feedback We are glad that you enjoyed our serene environment and hospitality We appreciate your valuable comments and it is our pleasure to know that you had a refreshing overall stay . We look forward to welcoming you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the private Taita Hills Sanctuary, bordering Tsavo West National Park in south-eastern Kenya, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a truly unique concept consisting of 96 rooms elevated on stilts, each overlooking a waterhole and linked by suspended walkways. At night, the waterholes are floodlit ensuring that you enjoy an uninterrupted view of the numerous animals arriving to quench their thirst. The elevated restaurant, and the bar a level higher, also offer stunning views of the sanctuary and are the ideal vantage points to view game. The lodge has its own fleet of well-equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides. The climate is very moderate with temperatures averaging between 18 and 30 degrees Celsius all year round. There are sporadic rains in March, April, November and December. Due to the unique layout of the lodge, it is not suitable for children below 8 years. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is 400 km from Nairobi and 200 km from Mombasa. The lodge is a one-hour flight from Nairobi or 30 minutes from Mombasa by private charter which lands at the Lodge's own airstrip. The Sanctuary is a 3-hour drive from Mombasa and a 6-hour drive from Nairobi on tarmac roads. So, if you intend to make the most out of your African safari holidays, Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is the right place to be. No matter if you plan to head-over to Nairobi or Mombasa, the Lodge turns out to be a perfect check-in option. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

Address: | Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsavo National Park West, Kenya (Formerly Salt Lick Safari Lodge)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park West
Price Range: $228 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Sarova Salt Lick Game Hotel Tsavo National Park West
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge Kenya/Tsavo National Park West
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“Rooms overlooking the waterhole are preferable.”
AndrewKiragu, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All have an amazing view at the watering hole!”
hkirby, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms offer better views of wildlife and the sanctuary”
rayk378, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on far edge enable good view of the wildlife as they come to Lick the salt waters.”
joelg678, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose the even numbers or just ask a room with view on the drinking place for the animals...”
Cynthia3003, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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