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1 Kalama Road, Samburu National Reserve 20500 Kenya See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently returned from a trip to Kenya and stayed for 2 nights at Saruni Samburu. The views and rooms are spectacular. The food is very good and has an Italian flair. The staff, especially Kennedy and all the servers, were fantastic. The only issue...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Britty W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from the most amazing safari experience including Saruni Samburu, Mara and Wild. Samburu was our favorite; spectacular setting high on a hill, gorgeous rooms, fantastic common areas and the most amazing FOOD! Such a sanctuary after a day of viewing incredible wild...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank ArtandFamTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Saruni through the arrangement of True Africa which was great in planning and organizing our trip to Samburu. The view of Sanrui was stunning stretching out before you miles afar of the conservancy. Our family of 4 stayed in the family room...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Itravel4fun70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Saruni as a part of our honeymoon journey in Kenya. This safari camp was unlike the others that we stayed at as the terrain was a bit drier and hotter than the Mara but we wanted variety. The views...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stop can our Kenyan Safari. The location staff and accommodations were absolutely gorgeous. The service was impeccable and our guided tours through the bush was superb. Exceeded my expectations in every way. Thank you to all members of the Saruni Samburu...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Perched on the top of the Kalama mountains with an all-round view of Northern Kenya all the way to snow-covered Mount Kenya, Saruni Samburu is a design lodge that is introducing a fresh concept to a More well-known safari destination. Built on the pristine land owned by the Kalama Wildlife Conservancy in 240,000 acres-large Gir Gir Group Ranch, it is only seven kilometers - and 20 minutes of exciting game drive - away from the Northern border of Samburu National Reserve, a celebrated elephant sanctuary. The lodge offers first-class safari experience in a totally unspoilt environment, far from the beaten tracks but very close to the wildlife. We currently have 6 villas and a capacity of 20 guests. Owned and operated by Saruni in the Masai Mara, Saruni Samburu has been facilitated by the Northern Rangeland (Nrt), an umbrella organization developed by Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to promote tourism and conservation in Northern Kenya. We game drive inside Samburu National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve, but many activities take place in Kalama, a well-kept secret of Kenya's North. The recent introduction of water means that Kalama is becoming an important attraction to all the Samburu wildlife. Our activities include night and morning game drive in Kalama Conservancy, visits to the caves where in the past the Samburu have painted and carved rock art during meat-eating feasts, professionally-led game walks, bush dinners and star gazing. The traditions and semi-nomadic heritage of the local Samburu people are an important part of the experience. Led by professional Samburu guides, our guests enjoy a new dimension of this rightfully popular region: the feeling of exclusivity, of having an incredibly large area totally to their own, and a high level of comfort and tailor-made service. Less
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Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$350 - US$750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Saruni Samburu Hotel Kalama Wildlife Conservancy
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$350 - US$750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Saruni Samburu Hotel Kalama Wildlife Conservancy
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
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Chris C
24 November 2018|
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Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
Hello Chris, thank you for your message. Yes there are some mosquitos, but not a huge amount, and we have mosquito nets over our beds. All our villas are some distance from the main area, and there are steps along the... More
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seagulls55
11 August 2018|
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Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
I suggest you have a pair of binoculars for each person. They are much more useful than people think, but travel agents fear to mention it in case people assume that this is because you see wildlife only from a distance. We... More
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familytraveler074
27 May 2017|
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Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
The drought is mostly over and the herders and their livestock who were going through Kalama in the last few days (and using also Samburu Nat Reserve as their grazing grounds) are also leaving thanks to the combined efforts... More
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"If you have difficulty walking make sure to request a tent close to the lodge"
885lucys
17 Dec 2018
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"Request room closer to reception area."
12hanna
29 Nov 2018
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"Every cabin has extraordinary views. Some cabins could be a difficult walk/climb for anyone who is unable..."
RandyS814
16 Nov 2018
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"We shard a 'suite' with another couple....but frankly...they were so far away from us, we barely..."
davide593
26 Oct 2018
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