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Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp

Tsavo National Park West 00506 Kenya
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#1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Tsavo National Park West
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Award winning Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp is renowned for its outstanding quality of accommodation and service for over 25 years. Located in Tsavo National Park, the camp is a unique safari retreat in the true African wilderness with views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Chyulu Hills Relax in your private suite or by the pool, as you watch the resident Hippo pods wallow in the natural spring-pools that flow through the camp. Savour some of the many culinary delights on our fine-dining and à la-carte menus, or take full advantage of the range of activities and facilities we offer, from our renowned bird spotting experiences to private Game Drives.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
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Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
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Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor fireplace
Sun terrace
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Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Tsavo National Park West 00506 Kenya
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Ana B wrote a review 15 Jun
14 contributions20 helpful votes
Finch Hattons was the first stop on our 10 day African safari trip and it set the bar quite high! We were greeted warmly by our guide Julius at the airstrip and on the short drive to the camp, we saw a mama and baby giraffe and several elephants. The staff gave us a lovely welcome when we arrived and showed us to our tents, which were beautifully furnished and had an authentic feel. We did two game drives per day with Julius and he always went above and beyond to show us as much as he could. He was always enthusiastic and eager to take us on the next adventure. The meals were delicious, from the soups to the main courses and of course, the desserts. On our last evening, we were treated to a rooftop dinner above the library where bush babies scampered across the ledges. Our package included a sundowner, which is a must! The location they take you to is incredible and after the sun goes down, you can enjoy a game similar to darts with the staff. We also had a bush breakfast, which was a beautiful set up with amazing service. The staff were so friendly and always ready for conversation. And the grounds are really stunning. We would highly recommend staying here! We miss it already. Thank you to everyone at Finch Hattons who made us feel so welcomed!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
ledlloyd420 wrote a review Feb 2021
Westlake Village, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
The accommodations are top notch. We had a two bedroom suite. Beautiful living room, nice deck overlooking a hippo pond. Food is farm to table with just the right portion size. Great place to stay and enjoy the bush.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp, Guest Services / Front Office at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
Responded 24 Feb 2021
Dear @ledlloyd420, Thank you for this great feedback! We are super glad you had a wonderful time, and had unforgettable experiences at Finch. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. Warmest regards, The Finch Hattons Team
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Torben R wrote a review Jan 2021
Kenya14 contributions6 helpful votes
We stopped off for one night at Finch Hattons, our first return since 2015. The camp was amazing as always exceeding all expectations. The staff and the food were absolutely exceptional, especially the barman who makes a wicked chilli margarita.... We were lucky enough to see a young male leopard less than a km from camp, great sighting. Anyone visiting Kenya should plan a stay in Finch Hattons as both the camp itself and Tsavo West have so much to offer that is unique and special
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp, Guest Services / Front Office at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
Responded 29 Jan 2021
Dear @Goosekenya, Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so glad that your first return to Finch did not disappoint! We definitely agree, Tsavo West truly is unique and special. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. Warm regards, The Finch Hattons Team
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M P wrote a review Jan 2021
Mombasa, Kenya1 contribution
From the moment we reached we felt so welcomed and shown around the camp. The food and dining experience is extra ordinary especially with ourselves being vegetarians we never felt limited. One of the best dining experiences in Kenya to be precise!! The staff are all wonderfull and so carefull about our needs. The massages were soo relaxing after a long day in the wild. The safari was adventurous with soo many elephants and girrafes sighting and we were lucky enough to also spot a leopard on the very first day just after entering the Tsavo gate. My first time in Tsavo West and definitely not the last. See you soon Finch!!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp, Guest Services / Front Office at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
Responded 12 Jan 2021
Dear @MMMP83 Thank you for your positive feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your first time trip to Tsavo West, and had memorable experiences during your stay at Finch Hattons. Thank you for your excellent comments about our attentive Chef Kennedy and his team that work very hard ensuring all our guests dietary requirements are met in the finest manner. We hope to see you and your family soon in the near future. Warm Regards, The Finch Hattons Team
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Emma Eriksson wrote a review Jan 2021
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Finch Hattons is fantastic. I think the overwhelming experience is one of being deeply and personally looked after. The team there are quick to understand each persons specific needs and likes and create a personalised experience just for you. Tsavo itself is all about the nature. You may not see an animal around every corner, but we did see herds of elephants, journeys of girafe, dazzles of zebra (all collective nouns and other amazing nature facts provided by the incomparable Chiti and Christopher our guide and driver) and even had the phenomenal pleasure of seeing a leopard!! My first in 10-15 years. Beyond the animals though you just get to enjoy the fantastic expansive nature that Tsavo has to offer. We became keen birders having been introduced to more than 100 of the parks 400+ bird species and we also learned a huge amount about the flora and fauna and their uses in medicine, dental hygiene and even alcohol brewing. In addition to the nature, one can not speak of Finch without talking about the food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner (each 3 to 5 course meals) are spectacular. The dining ethos is absolutely farm to table, the food is stunningly presented, delicious and has you dreaming of the next encounter. The same standards can be found in their amazing bush breakfast and sundowners where a full breakfast set up complete with omelettes and waffles (dairy free to suit my dietary restrictions) served on Finches beautiful China, or a full bar ready for any cocktail requests awaited us under the Acacia trees. Finch can also just be a place to relax... the spa (while not used by our group) had rave reviews from the other camp guests, our team had two phenomenal yoga sessions with Harrison, took advantage of lazing by the pool and even used the small gym! Luxuries that have been difficult to come by during this pandemic. At Finch we never felt Covid concerned, the team have phenomenal protocols in place that make you feel safe and comfortable but never take away from the quality Of the experience. I unfortunately had a minor medical emergency while at Finch and within minutes they had me on the phone to a doctor, a wheelchair to take me back to the room, and the full staff on standby should I have needed anything. The care and thoughtfulness shown by all staff is something I am truly grateful for and will not forget. And so I would just like to say thank you to William (the manager), Felix, Julius and the rest of the food and beverage team, Alex and the camp guides, Harrison, and most of all to Chiti and Christopher for making it a stay none of us will forget. Asanteni
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp, Guest Services / Front Office at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
Responded 4 Jan 2021
Dear Emily, Wow! Thank you so much for your heartfelt detailed review! What a Happy New Year it is! It was an absolute pleasure having you as our guest! From the entire Finch team, we are thrilled you had the most memorable experience and we cannot wait to have you back with us soon! It’s reviews like this that keep us going and motivated! Warmest Finch regards, The Finch Team
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US$1,476 - US$2,264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp
What are some of the property amenities at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.