The hotel you choose for your Mount Kenya National Park exploration holiday should represent not just your budget, but also your own taste and travel style. Choosing a hotel from afar, on the other hand, might be difficult. Many lodge evaluations are based on the visitors’ personal one-time experience of particular accommodation in a specific place rather than a comprehensive comparison of other accommodations and destinations, and your tastes may differ greatly. At Tranquil Kilimanjaro, we try to exceed your expectations in every area of your visit to Kenya. To that purpose, we’ve devised the revolutionary Safari Tier System. Every lodging is given a grade based on a guest’s opinion and our expert knowledge.
Service and food quality, strategic position, guide knowledge, exclusivity, accommodation quality, activities, and much more are all factors we examine. Tier 1 is the most opulent (premier), Tier 2 is mid-range (deluxe), and Tier 3 is a budget-friendly no-frills experience (value)
Tranquil Kilimanjaro recommends Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club at the Tier 1 level for those who want to stay outside the park borders in premier open grounds and Serena Mountain Lodge at the Tier 2 level for deluxe-seeking guests who want to stay inside the park amidst the forest wilderness for a glamorous holiday in Mount Kenya’s suburbs.
Mount Kenya Safari Club is an excellent base for all of your activities as a high-end hotel. This William Holden-founded club is positioned just outside the park’s perimeter, so you may enjoy the highest level of pampering and care while remaining near to the park’s nature and animals (read more on when is the best time to go to Mount Kenya). On the slopes, beautiful gardens bloom, attracting a variety of birds. The 100-acre lodge has colonial buildings that will transport you back to the extravagant safari adventures of early explorers, but in a more refined boutique environment.
Each of the 120 luxurious guest rooms has a living area with a fireplace, a comfortable bed, a large bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, a personal safe, air conditioning, and internet connection. Guests who want a suite for their private and personal East African journey can stay in cottages.
As a Tranquil Kilimanjaro Tier 2 choice, Serena Mountain Lodge strikes a solid mix between quality and price. The resort, which is located on the edge of the slopes of Mount Kenya, has 41 guest bungalows with huge viewing windows or private verandahs for game viewing.
The resort, which is surrounded by a beautiful forest, is an excellent vantage point from which to observe buffalos, elephants, and other large and small animals meander to the watering well for a drink before going back into the forest. The main building and guest rooms have a tree-house feel to it, providing you with a unique area to unwind and recover in between safari activities. En-suite bathrooms and comfy mattresses are available in the guest cabins. Having the staff wake you up in the middle of the night to see the nocturnal activities of elusive species at the watering hole and saltlick is one of the most exciting aspects of your stay at Serena Mountain Lodge.
Mount Kenya hotels and lodges range in price from luxury to affordable, but all provide excellent service in peaceful and restful surroundings.
Hotels in Mount Kenya
Sweetwaters Tented Camp
It’s in Mount Kenya National Park, and it’s part of the privately-owned Sweetwater’s Game Reserve. The hotel has long been a haven for nature and safari enthusiasts, with breathtaking views of the wildlife-rich plains and Mount Kenya’s snow-capped summits.
The Ark Lodge
It is accessible via the Aberdare Country Club and is located in dense woods in the middle of the Aberdare National Park. The Ark is located 170 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, and features multiple balconies and lounges with superb wildlife viewing opportunities.
Fairmount Mount Kenya Safari Club
It is a 20-minute drive from Nanyuki Airport and features spacious air-conditioned rooms with a complimentary wireless internet connection. A swimming pool, an outdoor heated pool, and a sauna are all available at the premium resort. The majority of its accommodations feature spectacular views of Mt. Kenya and are conveniently placed near the hotel’s excellent dining and leisure facilities.
Mount Kenya Lodges
Serena Mountain Lodge
It is located on the slopes of Kenya’s tallest peak and is surrounded by a lush old rain forest that comes alive at twilight with a variety of noises that make the African bush unique and exciting. With its water hole and salt lick, the resort provides unrivaled wildlife viewing opportunities, attracting a variety of wild species, including elephants.
The Outspan Golf and Country Club
It’s a courteous, substantial, and pleasant hotel in Nyeri, Aberdares, nestled in a gorgeous tropical garden with rolling grass. It has 42 large rooms and 3 cottages, all of which are light and airy and have access to the garden. It’s also the closest hotel to the stunning Karura Falls, which are located in the Aberdares National Park.
Treetops Lodge Hotel
When her father, King George VI, died in his sleep in 1952, young Princess Elizabeth ascended to the throne in this famous hotel. There are 50 rooms in the hotel, including 43 ordinary twin rooms, 5 standard triple rooms, and 2 suites.
It features four decks and a rooftop observation platform that overlooks a waterhole and salt lick, providing guests with exciting animal viewing possibilities.
Ol Pejeta House
It’s a lovely private residence nestled in the tranquility of the Sweetwaters Sanctuary. This Serena property, one of Mount Kenya’s best-hidden secrets, provides amazing views across the game-studded plains to the snow-capped slopes of Mount Kenya.
It’s a hidden gem amid Meru National Park’s untamed wildness. Elsa Kopje has nine stone and thatch guest homes built around the hill’s natural characteristics. One is a private house, while the other eight are en-suite open-plan cottages.
Vacation Rentals in Mount Kenya
Rutundu Log Cabins
They are located on the shores of Lake Rutundu, with a view of Mount Kenya’s northeastern face. The rustic-chic bungalows are the ideal place to unwind after a day on the safari circuit.’ Both the foliage and the fauna are distinct above 3,100 meters.
During their Kenyan vacation in October 2010, Prince William and his then-girlfriend Kate Middleton (now the Duchess of Cambridge) stayed at Rutundu Log Cabins. At the Lewa Safari Camp in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton.
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