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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first safari and it could not have been better. Scott and Nicky catered for our 3 generation group with flair, enthusiasm and great attention to detail. The lodges are beautiful, comfortable and well equipped and with stunning vistas. We were even lucky enough to witness the river flowing on our last morning and, as if we hadn't...

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Jeannie and Duncan, it was an absolute pleasure having you at the lodge. You and your wonderful family were such a delight to have around. We are so happy you came to Sasaab for your first ever safari and had such an incredible time!! From elephants, to all the big cats, to both the spotted and STRIPED hyena and many...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A long scenic drive from Nairobi, but totally worth it. The lodge is amazing, taking care of all your comforts. The tent was wonderful and spacious with a lovely plunge pool and beautiful scenery and clear views of Mt. Kenya and the wonderful landscape of the territory. We didn't do the game drives into the Samburu National Reserve, as we...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Priti and Nilam, thank you so much for taking the time to review our Lodge. We are so happy you managed to get out of Nairobi to spend such a relaxing and happy time with Nial. Sasaab is the perfect place to bring the family and soak up in the incredible views – whether you are admiring them from your...

Mijas, Spain
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was our first safari and we couldn't have chosen a better place to experience it. The beautifully thatched lodges blend into the landscape and are perfectly located alongside a stunning river landscape. We had our first viewing of an elephant herd and several families of baboons even before we had unpacked our bags. The lodges are stunning with a...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Mimi and David, it was a great pleasure to meet you both. Your detailed write up on our lodge is very much appreciated. You two really made the most of Sasaab. Being outside the National Reserve allows us to offer exciting outings, so we are especially pleased you loved the fly-camping under the stars. (Mind you, not many guests get...

Papua New Guinea
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Husband and i stayed for our honeymoon and happened to arrive on my birthday. The lodge is beautiful, very serene feeling and a homely atmosphere. Staff are all warm and welcoming - i was serenaded for my birthday with a beautiful song and cake by the staff - THANK YOU - unforgettable experience. Game drives were so much fun with...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alyson and Stanley, it was an absolute pleasure having you stay at Sasaab and thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday and honeymoon with us. We are so appreciative of all your kind words and we promise to pass on your feedback to the entire Sasaab team. I am sure Gabrielle, Kopiro and the kitchen staff will all...

New Jersey
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Kenya Safari....It is worth the 1.5 hours to Sasaab, you have a game drive through the park from the air strip. Loved my large tent with private pool, all the way down on the river. Many - not all - have a long walk to your tent. Fun activities like hiking to see the sun set or camel riding. ATVs....

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Wendy, it was absolutely wonderful to have your group stay with us at Sasaab. We had so much fun hosting all of you. Your kind words and comments are so informative and portray Sasaab perfectly. We are very happy you had a great time and enjoyed all the various activities we have on offer – as you say, we are...

Schweiz
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The site of the lodge over the river is beautiful and management and staff were very friendly and helpful and made the stay in the lodge memorable. Food and accommodation are excellent, the little pool belonging to the room is a treat in the heat at noon. Gabriel and the Samuru Warrior are an knowledgeable safari team and breakfast among...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Verena and Kurt, thank you so much for your feedback on Sasaab. You are both seasoned safari-goers and we value your contribution and compliments. We are happy to hear you made good use of the private plunge pools in your suite – they are the perfect escape from the Samburu heat. I hope the rest of your travels were a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived by Safarilink from Nairobi and there was no vehicle to meet us so had to wait one hour and twenty minutes in 46 degree heat for the vehicle to arrive as they went to the wrong airstrip to meet us! Drove back to the lodge in the midday heat and only saw goats, sheep and camels en route....! Arrive...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review of Sasaab. Firstly, we would like to profusely apologise for the delayed pick up on arrival. This breakdown in communication has been addressed and will not happen again. Sasaab is located in Westgate Community Conservancy and due to the community living within the conservancy you do see animals grazing in...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

From the minute we stepped off the plane at the air strip we were met by our guides who immediately made us feel comfortable and refreshed! The room was amazing with elephants grazing just across the river. A surreal experience! Both of our hosts Nicky & Scott made us feel amazingly welcome and the staff at sassan madd it feel...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Kamran and Lisa, thanks for such wonderful feedback. You were indeed spoilt with some great game viewing at Sasaab, as well as some adventures on the quad bikes and nature walks. Your certainly did make the most of what Sasaab has to offer, and we loved having such an energetic and easy going young couple in camp. We hope the...

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

1345hrs our plane touched down at Sasaab Airstrip ,I was met by Jacob and Dan,this is the place I lasted visiting in 2012 and 2007,I was excited to reach at my destination which I knew was a paradise,the Team headed by Scott and Nicky gave us a great welcome,the view was unbelievable and the rooms are almost one of the...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure meeting you Ping, your happy nature and wealth of experience in this industry made you a wonderful person to get to know. We are truly humbled by your kind words. We are very happy you managed to come back to beautiful Samburu after some years. Thank you for the compliments on our rooms – the...

Bishopstoke
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our sixth African safari and we have stayed in some excellent lodges previously but Sasaab was a step up to another level. The experience started when our guide picked us up at the airstrip and gave us a mini game drive on the way to the lodge. On arrival there we were immediately impressed by the reception area...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Bob and Pat, WOW, to be given such compliments from seasoned safari goers is really touching, thank you so much! We really enjoyed having you for 4 nights with us, which certainly allowed you sufficient time to enjoy all that Sasaab has to offer – especially for birders who enjoy the smaller things on our bush walks like you did....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Westgate Community Conservancy west of Samburu National Reserve, Sasaab is a nine room lodge with unparalleled views across the Ewaso Nyiro toward Mt Kenya. Each of the rooms is over one hundred metres squared in area, with a private plunge pool in which to cool off and enjoy views of the landscape and wildlife around the lodge. Enjoy the luxurious Spasaab. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sasaab Lodge

Address: Westgate, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 35,642 - ₹ 42,509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sasaab Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Sasaab Hotel Samburu National Reserve
Sasaab Lodge Kenya/Samburu National Reserve
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“There is a superb family unit by the river. Do say if you can't manage steps.”
 of 5 bubbles 644jeanm, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lodges furthest from reception are quite a walk but very private.”
 of 5 bubbles MimiPSpain, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“family room is nice and close to the river - all rooms have a great view :)”
  • family room
 of 5 bubbles alysondj, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like walking up or downhill ask for a tent near the main building. Also note some tent's bathrooms are private but open air.”
  • My private luxury tent
 of 5 bubbles wjcNewJersey, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had room 3 which was not far from the reception and dining areas but also in a nice high position above the river.”
 of 5 bubbles RHH_13, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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