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Sasaab Lodge

Westgate, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
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  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
Reviewed 25 August 2016
Great Lodge and fantastic location
We had an awesome stay at Sasaab. The rooms are absolutely... more
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had an awesome stay at Sasaab. The rooms are absolutely amazing as was the food. I would have to say that out of all our sundowners throughout our trip my favourite spot was the Rock at Sasaab, unbelievable experience. Travelling to and from the airport was a wonderful adventure as basically it was a mini game drive which we...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments Heather. It was wonderful to have your group join us from Australia. You were all a pleasure to have at Sasaab. We appreciate all your positive feedback on the food and the rooms. We are very happy to hear the sundowner rock was your favourite spot – and I agree, there are not...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved it. Loved it. Good food. Great guides. Good game. Gorgeous view. Great facilities (e.g. pool and plunge pools). Lovely staff (particularly hotel managers). Dinner on the veranda with lamps was very special. ATVs/Quadbikes are super fun if you're with a family, so do inquire. This was a super fun stay with a family and the small number of tents...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful recommendation. We really appreciate your positive comments on all our facilities and staff. So happy you made use of the ATV’s as they are a great activity to take advantage of out here. The Safari Collection definitely did a fantastic job at finding this beautiful and completely remote spot for the lodge, so...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

this feature couldn't have been tolerated in any self respecting hotels or properties. after fixing it twice and the squeaks, in their words, substantially reduced, i knew we had to live with this for the next 2 days. sasaab is a long way from the airport and a long drive from sumburu national reserve, not sure if it's time worth...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Sasaab. We truly value the opinions of all our customers and we apologise that we did not meet your expectations during your stay. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the sundowners and camel ride to sundowner rock. This is a highlight for so many of our guests...

New York
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My husband and I just returned from a three week trip to Africa and we had the pleasure of staying at Sasaab. First of all, the location and landscape are spectacular, the design of the lodge and the rooms are fantastic. Our guide, Daniel was amazing! He is so knowledgeable and went out of his way to make every experience...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Antonia, thank you so much for such a detailed and wonderful review - I have already read it out to all the staff you thanked and they had big smiles on their faces. It was such a pleasure having you and Dave stay with us at Sasaab. You were both a joy to have around the lodge and we really...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 August 2016

One of the most spectacular places with views of the Samburu area in Kenya. Amazing location and the accommodation. Great food and staff happy to help. Food was great and over all experience amazing. Truly a gem of a place. Highly recommend this beautiful piece of heaven.

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Deborah. The undisrupted views from the rooms are definitely a difficult one to beat. We are so pleased that you had an all-round amazing experience with our team at Sasaab. It was a pleasure to have you and we are ecstatic that you had such a wonderful time. This is what we are here for...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

What a stunning lodge and site! This was my second visit to Sasaab and it was even better than before. The guide and ranger remembered me and treated me like long-lost family. The food is 5-star, the accomodation is luxury and the game viewing is spectacular. My sincere thanks to the managers, Scott and Nicole, the chef and my guide...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to have you back with the Sasaab Team Benita. We are so happy you were able to return and that you were with your favourite guides again. They are always very pleased when they see a face they know. I know Sasaab holds a special place in your heart, so we will be crossing fingers...

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This has been my visit to Sasaab and I find it very difficult to leave it. It is the most peaceful, serene and relaxing place. The accommodation is amazing, meals are divine and the views are to die for. I absolutely love the plunge pools. The staff outstanding in all respects. My favourite is tent 5.

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind words. We are very happy that your holiday at Sasaab was exactly what we intended it to be. Sasaab has a beauty of its own that is difficult to explain. Although each room is unique and wonderful, I have to agree with you: Tent 5 is magical… Sasaab - The Safari Collection

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 May 2016

After a long journey across the bush, on some very rocky pass and a very strong weather, you discover in the middle of nowhere the lodges of Sasaab perched on the hills with a landscape of mountains at 360 degrees. We received a warm welcome from the owners Margaret and Ron with smiles and some very refreshing drinks. The service...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much Etienne for your wonderful review of Sasaab. Tanya and Mikey are actually the owners of Sasaab and The Safari Collection portfolio. We are glad that the Sasaab team made you feel so at home. Sasaab is located along the Ewaso Nyiro River with all rooms boasting amazing views of the river and the plunge pools help...

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Pure luxury in the wilderness. What beautiful accommodations! Open air suites - with stunning views. Ron and Margaret are great hosts. The staff outstanding in all respects. Loved the plunge pool. Food was great and loved the pizza at lunch one day. The walk to and up sundowner Rock was great and then topped off with drinks and hot snacks....

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Cindie & David, Your glowing comments have made us all so very proud. We certainly wanted to do everything in our power to make your anniversary trip as special as possible. Thank you for recommending us and we’d love to see you at Sasaab again! Sasaab - The Safari Collection

Calgary
Reviewed 6 March 2016

What a lodge located in the beautiful Samburu National Reserve area. So comfortable with 5 star meals. Peaceful, relaxing, serene location with wide open vistas crossing the Ewaso Nyiro River. Gabriel and Jommy were excellent guiding/spotting us through the Samburu Reserve. Very professional, accomodating and yet relaxed and fun! Truly a memorable trip accentuated by the wonderful people at the...

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TSCmanagement, Manager at Sasaab Lodge, responded to this review

Gabriel and Jommy are very happy to see that their efforts helped to make your safari all that you imagined. To your “Thank you!”, the whole Sasaab team replied, “Karibu sana!”. We hope to see you at Sasaab again. Sasaab - The Safari Collection

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: ₹ 37,194 - ₹ 44,360 (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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“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
“Ask for the room sin the front..best views looking over the river.”
 of 5 bubbles deborah0407j, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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