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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the very competitive price my operator, Shoor Kenya, quoted me for this lodge made be wonder about the quality not being that great, having spent 2 nights here during my fly-in Samburu safari made me realize this property offers superb value. While not pretending...More

Thank jacobmar270
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Samburu Sopa lodge is a nice place to stay when in Samburu. The rooms in the cottages are big. The chefs in the restaurant are doing a good job even though the service could do a little bit better. But nevertheless, the food is really...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed staying at the Samburu Sopa Lodge. the rooms are spacy and very clean. And yes, the electricity is not on 24 hours but that is because they run on a generator and usually you will be asleep or on your game drives during...More

Thank Roxanne H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Sopa have a poor policy of limiting one's electricity. It is timed so there are periods one does not have any electricity at all, for example after 12.00pm. Don't wake up in the middle of the night because there is no light to turn on....More

Thank WingedPegasus
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We stayed here three nights. The days are hot, but the nights cool down enough for it to be bearable. There actually is a family of civet cats that lives in the roofway to the bar and dining areas during the day and come out...More

Thank Mary T
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BLACKJAV
24 October 2017|
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Response from slofty | Reviewed this property |
At the Airport are money exchange or ATM to withdraw 4. But you can also pay at the lodge with foreign currency or with your credit card
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Liu X
9 February 2015|
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There are no mosqitonets, but neither any mosqitos there - at least not in the dry season.
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Skip1954
2 November 2014|
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Response from slofty | Reviewed this property |
February expect hot and dry climate
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"Ask for one not TOO FAR AWAY from the lobby/restaurant area. Otherwise you will spend too much time walking..."
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"there are 15 lodges all the same ,the ones to the right of the entrance are closest to the waterhole"
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"Rooms near the dining area for wifi since there is no wifi in the rooms"
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"room 31 is close to the main facillity centre so you do not have to walk a big distance if that is..."
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