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Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

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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.
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Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsavo National Park West Kenya
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Kilimanjaro Airport128 km
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Just could not believe our eyes when we walked into the silent and darkened reception area. It is special and spectacular. We were there for less than 24 hours but will never every forget the experience. The questions below asking about hairdryers and shoeshine are really
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Perfect place to stay in Tsavo parc. Salt Lick Lodge offers you, before or after your game drive, an excellent view on the landscape. The wildlife you see from the lodge is amazingly close due to the drink water area in front of the hotel. The veranda on where you can have a
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We felt like in fairy tale. The mornings and evenings are wonderfull in this place. You can see the elephants, monkeys and antelopes from reception, restaurant and rooms. Staff was friendly, rooms beautiful and food realy tasty. I definitely recommend this hotel for all safari
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We only stayed one night. This lodge really only works if you have a room facing the water to see the animals at night/ first thing . We initially had a room at the back and a twin not double. But they did move us - so ask. This partly comes as a result of the non sensical
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Stayed there for two nights. Great architecture of room facing waterholes where a variety of animals congregated daily. In fact we saw more animals at this waterhole sitting at the lodge, especially elephants and water bucks, than we did on the game drive. There is a great
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We travelled in early September. Shorts and t-shirts were fine along with a light jacket.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. Kindly see the direct message from us. Warm regards, Sarova Hotels
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Hi, its my first time coming to Kenya and I have a few questions. I would like to know what time is check in and out. Also my flight is late at night, So after check out are we still allowed to drive around in the national park? another question do we have to pay to enter the national park? if so how much?
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The hotel is excellent, but I dont think that the Taita Hills Game reserve is large enough to spend 3 days there. If you plan to stay for 3 nights you should go to Tsavo West for a full day with lunch packets and the same to Tsavo East.
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5 hours by minibus which takes you from the hotel
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"They are all great"
"Great Game driving."
"Best views are nearest to the waterhole but nearly all rooms would have this view as they are circular"
"Try the rooms at the end of the rows - you feel you are more into the landscape."
"All rooms have a perfect and equal view."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 265 - USD 399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sarova salt lick game hotel tsavo national park west
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Salt Lick Safari Lodge
LOCATION
KenyaCoast ProvinceTsavo National Park West
NUMBER OF ROOMS
96
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