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Reviewed 28 June 2014

We were at the Onolana Lodge for 2 nights, 3 day stay. It was magical and exclusive. My grandson who is only 3yrs plus, was astounded by the experience, on the safari drives and also by the hospitality endowed by the management and staff. His...More

Thank Harjinder2014
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

Dear Guest, What a lovely review, thank you much appreciated. We are very pleased to learn that you and especially your 3 year old grandson had such a wonderful experience with us at Olonana. Thank you for all your lovely comments we passed this onto...More

Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Olonana is outstanding in every way - from the wonderfully warm and attentive staff to the excellent location on the Mara River to the large, luxury tents to the great food! The game drives were outstanding each and every day seeing many, many animals of...More

Thank DallasMomTravels
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. "Outstanding in every way" WOW thank you so much!! We are very happy to hear you had such a wonderful time and thank you for your kind comments. Thank you once again and we do...More

Reviewed 15 June 2014

We just finished an amazing three nights at Sanctuary Olonana. Upon arrival, we were greeted by our guide, Abdul, who was personable, polite, incredibly knowledgeable and an all-around EXCEPTIONAL guide. He accompanied us on every one of our game drives over three days and seemed...More

Thank DCMDenver
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

Dear Guest, What an incredible review thank you so much!! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Olonana. We shared you review with the rest of the team who loved your feedback – especially Abdul, "Big John" and Maurice. We...More

Reviewed 6 June 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Sanctuary Olonana located harmoniously on the Mara River. Aside from wonderful game viewing in the 'Mara', we were thoroughly spoilt by the welcoming staff and entertained between game drives and eating fabulous fresh cuisine, by the pods...More

Thank DonnaK1606
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

Dear Donna, Thank you for sharing your eperience on Tripadvisor. So happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your time with us at Olonana, thank you so much for all your lovely comments. The team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 1 June 2014

What an amazing place! The rooms are huge, very nicely appointed, overlooking the river. The main dining area was really nice too, quite intimate, and the food was great. We did a bush dinner one night, which was also fantastic. All drinks are included. Service...More

Thank Nikhil_Advani
Response from SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 9 June 2014

Dear Nikhil, Thank you for taking the time to post the lovely review, much appreciated. We are thrilled that you had such an amazing time with us and sounds the animals put on a real show for you. Thank you for the lovely feedback, our...More

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Zainab H
15 June 2017|
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Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
Hi Zainab, thanks for your question! All of the tents at Sanctuary Olonana come with two queen sized beds, however, both beds are in the same room. I hope this helps!
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sarahsonnewyork
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Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, You can find us by searching for Sanctuary Retreats on Google - unfortunately cannot share the URL on TripAdvisor! Many thanks, Sanctuary Retreats
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"All tents are perfect."
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"tent #3 (Unni) has a great view of the Hippo's"
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"All rooms have a view of the Mara River."
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"All rooms are on the river; some are closer to the hippo population"
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