Accommodation in Amboseli national park
Kibo safari camp
Kibo safari camp is located in Amboseli national park and it offers views of Mt Kilimanjaro to its guests as they enjoy their stay while enjoying the different services, comfort and hospitality offered at this accommodation facility.
Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and guests staying a Kibo safari camp get an opportunity to catch a clear sight of this mountain from the comfort of their tents.
The types of rooms at Kibo safari camp include self-contained single tents, double tents, triple tents as well as family rooms. These rooms are equipped with beds made from local products such as bush logs, flush toilets, showers as well as wash basins.
Guests staying at Kibo safari camp also enjoy dining in an open terraced dining area which not only provides views of Mt Kilimanjaro but also enjoying the different meals prepared at the camp under acacia trees which is a unique way of dining in the wild.
Facilities at Kibo safari camp include a lounge and bar, dining room, swimming pool, a spa, an art gallery, a gift shop or souvenir shop, conference facilities
Activities offered by Kibo safari camp to its guests include game drives, nature walks, watching cultural dance performances.
Payments for bookings at Kibo safari cap can be made by bank transfer or by credit card.
Amboseli Serena lodge
Amboseli Serena lodge is one of the accommodation facilities which are located in Amboseli national park.
Facilities at Amboseli Serena lodge include a swimming pool, a gift shop and business center, a bar, private balconies, wireless internet among others. This lodge also has rooms such as twin rooms, double rooms, family rooms as well as suites.
Activities which guests staying at Amboseli Serena lodge engage in include a sundowner, bush diners, nature treks, birding safaris, camel rides, watching Maasai dances among others.
Meals offered to guests staying at Amboseli Serena lodge are served in the central dining area which can be reached by a timbered bridge. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner which is sometimes prepared according to certain themes such as the Kenyan themes. Vegetarian meals are also prepared for guests staying at this lodge.
Ol Tukai lodge
Ol Tukai lodge is an eco-lodge which is located in Amboseli national park. Facilities at Ol Tukai lodge include a reception, guest lounge, a dining area, a bar called elephant bar and a swimming pool, a gift shop, WIFI and a good walkway.
Guests staying at Ol Tukai lodge enjoy hospitality and comfort in their rooms which include 80 luxury rooms such as twin rooms, single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms as well as rooms for guests with special needs.
Meals are offered to guests staying at Ol Tukai lodge on full board and half board basis and the prices of the rooms vary according to the different seasons which include the peak season, high season and low season.
Activities offered to guests staying at Ol tukai lodge include sundowners, bush diners, game drives, Maasai visits, bird walks among others.
Sentrim Amboseli lodge
Sentrim Amboseli lodge is another accommodation which is located in Amboseli national park. this lodge is found at a distance not far from Kimana gate which is one of the entrance gates which is used by tourists to access this national park.
There are about 60 rooms at Sentrim Amboseli lodge which provides luxury guest accommodation and services as well as deluxe tents for their guests spread across the plains of the national park with amazing views of Africa’s highest mountain which is Mt Kilimanjaro.
Some of the activities which guests staying at Sentrim Amboseli lodge enjoy include guided nature walks, game drives, a Masai (cultural) experience, manyatta village visits as well as watching the Maasai dances which are very exciting to watch.
Services offered to guests staying at Sentrim Amboseli lodge include free Wi-Fi, a gift shop, a restaurant and bar, a swimming pool and a conference pool.
The restaurant at this lodge offers a variety of meals for guests staying at Sentrim Amboseli lodge such as breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets at designated hours.
Power outage at this lodge is not an issue since there is a generator to provide electricity for guests staying at Sentrim Amboseli lodge.
Amboseli Tortilis camp
Amboseli Tortilis camp is an eco-lodge which is located in a private conservancy which is found close to Amboseli national park. This accommodation is named after acacia tortilis tree which is a flat topped umbrella thorn tree.
Facilities at Amboseli tortilis camp include a main lounge, a bar, a dining area among others which are built with local and natural materials like thatched roofs.
There are also spacious tents at Amboseli tortilis camp which facilities such as ensuite bathrooms, king beds, twin beds. Separated from the main camp, this camp also has a private house as well as a family tent where guests can enjoy their stay and also have amazing views of Mt Kilimanjaro.
Guests staying at this camp engage in a number of activities which include game drives, nature walks, bush meals, sundowners. Some of these activities take place both within Amboseli national park and in the conservancy.
The community around Amboseli tortilis camp also enjoys certain benefits from it such as employment as guides, bar attenders, waiters which makes it easy to interact with the local community and to encourage the local community to conserve their environment and to get involved in tourism while preserving their cultures and traditions.
Tawi lodge is another eco lodge which is tourists visiting Amboseli national park can enjoy their stay at the lodge in the hidden indigenous trees and plants with its amazing views of Mt Kilimanjaro.
This lodge has facilities for its guests such as 13 luxury cottages,4 lounges, 2 bars, a restaurant, swimming pool as well as a water point which attracts wildlife species that can be seen easily as they gather to drink from this water hole.
The rooms at Tawi lodge are equipped with 4 poster beds which have comfortable mattresses, a wooden deck, a chimney, showers and a Victorian bath among others.
Guests staying at this lodge also enjoy fine dining such as gourmet cuisines with a touch of Swahili spices and food from the organic gardens as well as wine which is got from the cellars of Tawi lodge.
Activities which guests staying at Tawi lodge can engage in include game drives where the famous elephants of Amboseli national park can be seen as well as other wildlife species such as gazelles, buffalos, giraffes, impalas, waterbucks, dikdik, rhinos, lions, hyenas among others. Another activity guests can enjoy include sundowners while relaxing by the camp fire.
Satao Elerai is another good accommodation facility that guests on safari to Amboseli national park can stay at. This accommodation has facilities such as a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and garden, Wi-Fi, a gift shop.
There are 12 tents at this accommodation which have good views of Mt Kilimanjaro as well as 5 rooms. Rooms at Satao Elerai are fully equipped with private bathrooms and they include family rooms where guests can enjoy their stay with their loved ones during their safaris to this destination.
Local materials are used to build the rooms at Satao Elerai which gives the guests an African feel as they enjoy the beautiful views around them from every direction as well as acting as a good location to acclimatize before mountain climbing on Africa’s tallest mountain.
Activities which guests staying at Satao Elerai can engage in include game drives, walking tours, cycling, biking, getting to know more about the local culture during community visits to the Maasai among others. Some of these activities have additional charges for example the hiking and walking tours.
Meals offered at the restaurant include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Satao Elerai also has an a la carte menu as well as a European cuisine. The meals are prepared and guests of all ages are considered as meals are served for example kids meals, meals for people with special diet.
Amboseli Sopa lodge
Amboseli Sopa lodge is located at the edge of Amboseli national park.
Facilities at this lodge include bars, lounges, a restaurant, an outdoor dining terrace, a swimming pool, a gift shop, Wi-Fi, gardens among others. Other facilities at Amboseli Sopa lodge include 2 conference rooms which can take up a large number of people.
The Maasai culture is not forgotten at this lodge and guests can get a feel of the African culture at the Maasai themed reception which is decorated with Maasai beaded necklaces along its walls. Guests can enjoy their meals at Kibo restaurant which is named after the tallest peak of Mt Kilimanjaro.
An outdoor dining area called Mawenzi terrace is also named after another of the peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro and it offers a good spot for barbeque under the shade of the acacia tree branches where it is located.
Guests can also enjoy a fun time at the bars at Amboseli Sopa lodge which include Mawenzi bar, Hemingway’s bar and the pool bar. They can also enjoy visiting the gardens which are characterized by a variety of plant and tree species and bird species.
There are 83 rooms at Amboseli Sopa lodge which include 6 interconnecting rooms, 1 honeymoon suite as well as 2-wheel chair accessible rooms. Other rooms at this lodge include an executive suite which is designed to offer comfort to the guests.
Game watchers adventure camp
Game watchers adventure camp is located in Selenkay conservancy and it consists of 9 dome backpacker shaped tents.
The tents at this camp consist of facilities such as a flush toilet, a washbasin and a shower in the little canvas booths at the back of the tents. The tents at Game watchers adventure camp provides accommodation for 2 people.
The guests staying in these rooms are also provided with meals which include breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the dining tent as well a picnic lunches for guests going for full-day excursions in Amboseli national park.
Game watchers adventure camp provides accommodation for budget travelers seeking basic accommodation and it offers mattresses and pillows for use. Guests can hire sleeping bags or opt to bring their own during their safaris.
Activities offered to guests staying at Game watchers adventure camp include morning and evening game drives, night game drives, guided nature walks in both Selenkay conservancy and in Amboseli national park. These activities are carried out with the help of the guided and trained Maasai trackers.
Guests can access this camp by flights from Wilson airport to Selenkay airstrip or Amboseli airstrip. By road, guests can access Selenkay conservancy by driving from Nairobi using the Nairobi via Emali.
Other accommodation facilities which guests visiting Amboseli national park can stay at include Kilima safari camp, Porini Amboseli camp among others.