About Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is a lodge operated by Serena Hotels, a large publicly-traded hospitality company that was started in 1970. The lodge lies at the Kenyan side of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. From Nairobi City, it will take you about 4 hours to drive to Amboseli, about 250km towards the Kenya-Tanzanian border. We classify this lodge under luxury lodges in Kenya as the cheapest accommodation goes for about $200 per night. 

Below is a snapshot of the Kenyan map showing the location of Amboseli Seran Safari Lodge. 

Amboseli Serean Safari Lodge

The Lodge is one of the most secluded lodges by Serena and is within a grove of acacia trees, inside an expansive savannah plain. 

Amboseli National Park

History 

The Lodge was started to cater to tourists looking to enjoy the snow-capped mountain and animal watching at Amboseli National Park.  

Summary Contacts Table

NameAmboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Website AddressAmboseli Serena Website
Emailamboseli@serena.co.ke/ reservations@serena.co.tz
Phone number(254-20) 2842333, 2711077/8
FactsheetAmboseli Seran Safari Lodge Factsheet

Attractions & Photos 

The main attraction at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge is the  Amboseli National Park. On the lodge, you can view Mt. Kilimanjaro, which is usually ice-capped. 

Youtube Videos of Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Wildlife highlights

The ‘Big Five’ (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhino) hippo, cheetah, plains zebra, spotted and striped hyena, Masai giraffe, oryx, wildebeest, gerenuk, impala, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle, gerenuk, jackal, olive baboon, vervet monkey. Birds: 425 recorded species.

Accommodation

You can choose from 92 rooms. They are in two single-story dedicated buildings, which lie to the right and left of the main reception and dining areas. Each room features a Maasai-inspired, hand-painted, wall fresco, king-sized bed or luxurious twins, lavish all-encompassing mosquito-curtaining, bathroom (with walk-in shower), writing/vanity unit, and private veranda dining and bars. 

How to get there

  • Distance from Nairobi-approx. 270kms  
  • By road-4 hours  
  • By air -30 mins from Wilson airport Nairobi  
  • Distance from the lodge to the airstrip – 11 km 

Total Number of Rooms: 92

  • 1 Suite (The OL Donyo OIbor )
  •  3 Family Rooms
  •  41 Double Rooms( King Size Beds)
  •  44 Twin rooms
  •  3 Triple Rooms :
  •  8 sets inter-connecting rooms

Room Amenities:

  • Ceiling fans  
  • Telephone  
  • Mosquito nets  
  • Wheel-chair access  
  • Free- Wi-Fi connectivity

Activities

  • Guided Nature 
  • Trek/Birding Safaris*  
  • Beauty Therapy & Massage services*  
  • Day & Night game drives daily with dedicated driver-guides*  
  • Maasai Dance & Lectures *  
  • Swimming pool  Massage services *  
  • Hill climbing  Cooking lessons  
  • Swahili lessons  
  • Bead making /basket weaving  
  • Tree planting  
  • Wildlife movies  
  • Cultural talks 

How to Book (TripAdvisor, Booking, and On the Website)

You can book accommodation from any of the three links. 

Serena WebsiteBook here
TripadvisorBook here
Booking.com Book here
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