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    Shimba Hills Lodge

    off the C106, Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kenya
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    • Excellent67%
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My family and I stayed for one night at SHL and we loved our experience! My kids loved feeding the animals. Our rooms did not have a private bathroom but the common bathrooms are impeccable. The service and food were great!!! I recommend this hotel...More

    Thank Me T
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were expecting to stay at the Shimba Green Lodge, weary after over 20 hours travel were initially disappointed. The staff gave us a warm welcome and offered to prepare lunch later so that we could have a sleep first. After a sleep on a...More

    Thank Becky B
    Response from ShimbaHillsLodge, General Manager at Shimba Hills LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Becky, many thanks for your nice words and the comprehensive review. As the Shimba Hills Green Safari Lodge is operating only a few years, some agencies still confuse the location and think it is us, as we - the Shimba Hills Lodge - operate...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    In a lovely spot overlooking a small spring-fed pond, Shimba Hills lodge is very convenient if you're visiting the Shimba Hills reserve. When we stayed, a pair of Fish Eagles were regular visitors along with the resident Water Monitors, Bush Babies and Squirrels. Sitting in...More

    Thank BarnetMike
    Response from Gabriele K, General Manager at Shimba Hills LodgeResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you Mike for taking the time to rate the lodge. We are sure your comprehensive description will help other guests to get an idea of what it is to stay at the Shimba Hills Lodge. Concerning the washrooms you are absolutely right, they have...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    We were spending 1 night at Shimba Hills Lodge and it was amazing. The animal life around the lodge is better than in the park. Food are well made and very tasteful and the personnel is very friendly and service minded The only reason reason...More

    Thank Michael H
    Response from Gabriele K, General Manager at Shimba Hills LodgeResponded 12 October 2017

    Dear Michael, thank you for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay. We especially like the expression "Reversed Trojan Horse" Thank you for that! Would be lovely to welcome you again at another time. Kind regards Gabriele

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    The hotel and the restaurant are excellent. The place is on the top of the mountain easy accessible with normal car. We came almost every other day of the week to rest, eat and relax. The air to breath is pure and the view is...More

    Thank Cecilia V
    Response from Gabriele K, General Manager at Shimba Hills LodgeResponded 29 August 2017

    Dear Cecilia, kindly note that there is a confusion between the Shimba Hills Lodge - a tree house in the rainforest - and the Shimba Hills Green Safari Lodge at the ridge. We have no tents but rooms and suites. We are located in the...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 185 - US$ 248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Shimba Hills National Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Shimba Hills Hotel Shimba Hills National Reserve
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    CLane2013
    20 April 2017|
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    Response from Gabriele K | Property representative |
    Yes it is, we have Twin rooms and a triple room on the ground floor with no barriers to the washrooms, the bar and the restaurant. The suites are on the first floor and second floor accessible via a staircase (low steps) In... More
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    "Ask for a private bathroom. Ours had a veranda with chairs to sit out on."
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    "There are two suites with en-suite facilities. All rooms have good views of the pond."
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    "all rooms have a view"
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    "All rooms have a view of the waterhole. Only the suites have a private bathroom."
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