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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed at Sosian for five days earlier this month. Simon, Rosie, Daisy and the entire staff took care of every need during the visit, many even before they occurred to me! The accommodations are luxurious, the food INCREDIBLE, the game drives exciting and surreal, the variety of activities extensive, but the real magic at Sosian is the people there....

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I cannot say enough about the staff at Sosian. Simon makes you giggle along with his amazing knowledge of the region. Rosy is steady, calm, caring and makes sure you have all you need. Daisy is hilarious and fun. The rooms are comfortable - and I enjoyed the morning tea time - seeing different animals show up in view. Giraffes,...

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Thank Jenniferlyn C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A friend and I spent three nights at Sosian and loved every minute. Simon and Rosie and their staff looked after us so well. Our two safari drives with Simon were superb - one concentrating on the local bird life and the other a successful "expedition" to find wild dogs. We watched the wild dogs for at least an hour...

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Thank Janed44
London
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Absolute luxury accommodation at this ranch with five star meals and also a chance to see the area day or night, in vehicles, on foot or on horseback (or camels but I didn't try that). Lovely poolside dining area. Superb staff with a very individual/ personal touch to all activities and social events. A chance also to see the daily...

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Thank DualFishy
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have just returned from 2 weeks travelling through Kenya all with offbeat safaris. Sosian was a magnificent haven - each cabin is beautifully decorated and has superb luxury linen. the ranch has many beautiful historic artifacts as well as a full size billiard table,swimming pool and tennis court. One of the many highlights was a 2 day horse riding...

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Thank Leisa B
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Our second visit and just as comfortable as we remembered . A superb place for a whole variety of activities such as riding in the bush,fly camping, tubing down the river,, as well as game drives and bush brunches and suppers. Wildlife is splendid and for us included the rare treat of wild dogs and many leopard sightings. Birdwatching is...

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Thank Tswalu
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were on our honeymoon and stayed at the Italian cottage. It's so beautiful that we almost didn't want to do fly camping, but we are glad that we did! All the activities offered by Sosian were awesome and there is a range to suit everyone regardless of what level you're at. We went for a bush trek to the...

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Thank khalies_
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Spoiling in every way.....from Leopard sightings to wild dogs..Africa at its best and wildest...no tourists...home from home and more...Rosie, Simon and Daisy fabulous hosts..fabulous food...fabulous horses...comfortable exceptionally clean rooms...just book it..!

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Thank Lou H
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We wanted the ultimate family holiday experience and Sosian delivered on every front. Simon and Rosie, and the rest of their team who are all lovely, looked after our every whim and the four days we spent there was jam packed with things to do. Amazing game drives with our guide Mishek and Patrick featuring leopards, elephants, zebra, giraffe, hippos...

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It's fantastic to hear what a great time you had at Sosian. You're right - there is a lot to see and do here - and we're glad you and your family got the most out of your stay, keeping busy with your guides Patrick and Misheck. All is looking lovely and...

Timau, Rift Valley, Kenya
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Camel rides, horse riding, swimming pool, sundowners, fishing and bush breakfast! What else can you pack into a weekend? The most amazing place with some of the nicest staff in Kenya! Simon, Rosie and Daisy Thank You for yet another fantastic trip!

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Sosian, Manager at Sosian Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - we are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to tell us! Looking forward to seeing you and your gang again sometime soon. Best wishes, Simon, Rosie and the Sosian Team.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sosian, the Samburu word for ‘Wild Date Palm’, combines the tame with the wild; ideal for those looking for a unique and intimate bush experience. The 24,000-acre private, working ranch sits on the Laikipia plateau, 80kms west of Mt Kenya, offering pure wilderness, with more than 250 species of birdlife and an abundance of game species with four of the big five being found at Sosian Ranch, plus rare species such as Wild dogs, Jackson’s hartebeest and Grevy’s zebra. ... more   less 

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Address: Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County
Number of rooms: 7
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“No bad choices here!”
  • Balcony attached to the room
  • Large private bathroom
  • Private bathroom
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 of 5 bubbles DualFishy, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all beautiful there is a honey moon cottage - we didnt stay there but it is drop dead gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles LeisaB_11, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is a ranch in the colonial style. All rooms are comfortable and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles Tswalu, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Italian cottage was private but I bet all rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles khalies_, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“WiFi available in reception.”
 of 5 bubbles AshleighS710, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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