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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only got to stay her for one night but I enjoyed my stay. The hotel faces a watering hole where many of the animals come. The hotel will even notify you when an animal has been spotted. The only thing that I didn’t like...More

Thank emmoeller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend a vist to the Ark ,the rooms are small but the experience is memorable. Very friendly staffs eager to assist,the food is out of this world with varieties of Cuisine to cover all guests from different places. The viewing decks at...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's definately a beautiful lodge. That is until you get to the rooms/cabins. Cabins on deck A and B are ok. But deck C...worser an camping worse than boarding school. Unfortunately all are priced the same. My room was C2. A twin that should have...More

Thank Nathalie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ark is an amazing concept inside the Aberdare National Park. A ship like lodge with a large watering hole to view means that you can have an amazing sitting safari. Cape Buffaloes come aplenty as do various deer and of course the various water...More

Thank Viv74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ark offers a experience with an edge, isolated yet connected , luxurious, friendly, an immersive experience with the struggles of predator and prey right in front of your eyes Atmospheric with a wonderful view across the salt lick to the great Mt Kenya beautifully...More

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Beccy N
22 January 2017|
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Response from Kileleshwa | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that there is an age restriction. I took my 9 year old granddaughter there. I think it might be an issue, for other guests if your child is noisy!!!
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Gofiguredc
8 January 2017|
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Response from Kileleshwa | Reviewed this property |
There is no laundry service at The Ark, probably because the majority of visitors only spend one of two nights there. Aberdare Country Club is likely to have this service though.
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Jeevees
3 November 2016|
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Response from Angela S | Reviewed this property |
Before we got to the Ark, we went to the Country Club to get a transfer. We agreed with the driver who transferred us to do a trip the next day. You can also ask at Country Club reception to help you out. But: we actually... More
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"A rooms are higher up if you prefer a smaller number of stairs ask for the B rooms"
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"Stay far from the bar and lounge area"
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"All rooms upstairs are great"
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"Rooms closer to the watering hole give a better view of wild animals!"
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