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Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

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4.25 /5


Escape to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Nakuru National Park and immerse yourself in the ultimate African safari adventure at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.

Luxuriate in one of the 67 chalet-style rooms, each with modern amenities and stunning views of the park. Savor exquisite meals at the restaurant, indulge in cocktails at the bar, or experience a romantic bush dinner under the stars.

Embark on exhilarating game drives and witness the majesty of lions, leopards, rhinos, and giraffes in their natural habitat. Engage in bird watching, nature walks, or cultural visits to local villages. Relax by the swimming pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or simply bask in the awe-inspiring views from the terrace.

At Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, you are guaranteed an unforgettable safari experience that will leave you breathless. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the wonders of Africa. Book your stay now and let Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge transport you to another world.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled in the Lake Nakuru National Park along Lion Hill, it is a spectacular resort that offers guests an up-close and personal view of the beauty and nature of Kenya. Just a few hours away from the capital, Nairobi, this Nakuru hotel features a variety of rooms that are positioned intentionally to provide stunning views of both the Lake Nakuru and the Lake Nakuru National Park.

This Lodge is a beautiful retreat set in Lake Nakuru National Park – home to thousands of pink flamingoes and pelicans. This exotic park boasts of a rich concentration of wildlife including black and white colobus monkeys and is also a Rhino sanctuary. Look for temperamental black rhinos browsing in the bushes, and larger white rhinos cropping grass along the lakeside. Nowhere else will get a photo of a rhino with a backdrop of pink flamingos sifting food from a shimmering lake.

It features luscious greenery, winding walkways and tall yellow and beautiful green acacia trees as well, giving visitors a feeling of being among nature, while also providing up-to-date modern amenities.

Your encounter with the many Rhinoceros, commonly known as Rhinos that call this their habitat along with the varied safari animals reignites the real experience of a true African Safari. To help accommodate the needs of every guest, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge offers 67 chalets.

The chalets are divided into three suites and 64 traditional rooms. A presidential suite, called the Ziwa (lake) suite, is in an isolated location, providing the necessary privacy required for honeymooners and business executives. Two other suites, the Chui (leopard) and Faru (rhino) suites are directly adjacent. These have a cozy lodge feel complete with a fireplace. Each of the 64 standard rooms features panoramic lake views and you can choose from single, double and triple beds. It is a perfect place to experience one of the world’s largest ornithological spectacles in the heart of the Great Rift Valley.

The Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge features several facilities and services that will help make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable, including an on-site restaurant, bar and wildlife tours. Unlike other Lake Nakuru National Park Lodges, this one is conveniently located only 30 minutes away from the private airstrip in the park, making access in and out of the park easy. An airport shuttle is available as well.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge opened its doors in 1986. The lodge gets its name from the hill directly behind it that was a lion’s abode.

How to get to Sarova Lion Hill

Sarova Lion Hill is 160 Km from Nairobi, a two-hour drive through the spectacular Eastern Escarpment of the Great Rift Valley.
It is also possible to fly from Wilson Airport in Nairobi if preferred and this journey takes just 30 minutes.
Distance: 160 Km from Nairobi
By Air: 30 minutes from Nairobi, transfer to the lodge takes 30 minutes
By Road: 2 hours from Nairobi.


Hot and dry during the day, cool at night. March-June is the rainy months

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  • Easily accessible by road or air.
  • Picturesque serene location.
  • The perfect experience for adventurers!
  • Great Dining options local cuisine and international cuisine.
  • Explore enjoy outdoor activities and sightseeing.
  • 5* Hospitality

What are the 2024 Prices for Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge?

Here are Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge Resident Rates:

What Does PPS Mean? PPS (Per Person Sharing) means cost Per Adult when sharing the Room with another. Example KES 10,000/- PPS means, 2 Adults in 1 Room pay KES 20,000/-

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge Rates

Standard Room (FB)
Sharing (PPS)
Single Occupancy
1st Mar 2024 – 27th Mar 2024 KES 12,000/- PPS KES 19,200/- PP
28th Mar 2024 – 1st Apr 2024 KES 19,400/- PPS KES 34,000/- PP
2nd Apr 2024 -15th Jun 2024 KES 10,700/- PPS KES 16,500/- PP
16th Jun 2024 – 30th Jun 2024 KES 12,100/- PPS KES 19,400/- PP
1st Jul 2024 – 15th Sep 2024 KES 19,200/- PPS KES 33,600/- PP
16th Sep 2024 – 31st Oct 2024 KES 12,100/- PPS KES 19,400/- PP
1st Nov 2024 – 22nd Dec 2024 KES 10,700/- PPS KES 16,500/- PP

Sarova Lion Hill Prices/Rates are in KES, Per Person, Per Night
FB: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge Rates Exclude: Drinks, Park Fees and other Extras

Sarova Lion Hill Child Policy/Rates:

Up to 6 years, Sharing with 1 or 2 Adults: FREE (Max: 2 Per Room)
7 – 12 years, Sharing with 1 or 2 Adults: 15% of Single Rate, Per Child (Max: 2 Per Room)
13 – 17 years, Sharing with 1 or 2 Adults: 25% of Single Rate
Up to 17 years in own Room: 80% of applicable Single/Double/Triple Rate

Lake Nakuru National Park, 2024 KWS Park Fees:

Lake Nakuru
National Park
KWS Park Fees
Adults (24 Hours)
Child (24 Hours)
KES 800.00
KES 200.00
KES 800.00
KES 200.00
USD 35.00
USD 20.00


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What Hotel Facilities are available at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge?

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge offers a wide range of facilities to ensure that guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Here are some of the facilities available at the lodge:

  1. Main Restaurant: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge features a main restaurant that serves a variety of international and local cuisines. The restaurant is designed to offer a fine dining experience, with an elegant ambiance that overlooks Lake Nakuru.
  2. Main Bar: The main bar at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is a perfect spot to relax after a long day of exploring the park. The bar offers a wide selection of wines, spirits, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages.
  3. Outdoor Swimming Pool: The outdoor swimming pool at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is designed to offer guests a refreshing escape from the African heat. The pool is surrounded by sun loungers, and a poolside bar serves drinks and light snacks.
  4. Tulia Spa: Tulia Spa at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge offers a range of treatments that are designed to help guests unwind and relax. The spa features a steam room, a sauna, and a Jacuzzi.
  5. Conference Facilities: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is equipped with conference facilities that can accommodate up to 80 delegates. The conference room is fully air-conditioned and equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment.
  6. Wedding Grounds: The resort offers a picturesque setting for weddings, with views of Lake Nakuru and the surrounding landscape. The wedding package includes a dedicated wedding planner, a customized menu, and accommodation for the bride and groom.
  7. Honeymoon Suite: The Honeymoon Suite at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is designed to offer couples a romantic retreat. The suite features a king-size bed, a private balcony, and a Jacuzzi.
  8. Gift Shop: The resort has a gift shop that offers a wide range of souvenirs, including African art, crafts, and clothing.
  9. Business Centre: The resort's business centre is equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi, printers, and scanners. Guests can also avail of secretarial services and courier services.
  10. Wi-Fi: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge offers free Wi-Fi to guests throughout the resort.
  11. Outdoor Team Building Facilities: The resort offers a range of outdoor team-building activities that are designed to promote teamwork, leadership, and communication skills.
  12. Game Drive Vehicles: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge offers game drive vehicles that are designed to offer guests a close-up view of the wildlife in Lake Nakuru National Park. The vehicles are equipped with open roofs and are driven by experienced safari guides.
Which Hotel Activities are available for guests at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge?

Lake Nakuru National Park, where Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is located, is a haven for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. With its stunning landscapes, diverse flora and fauna, and numerous activities on offer, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Guests staying at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge can take part in a range of activities, both within the resort and in the surrounding park. From bird watching and game drives to sports and cooking lessons, there's never a dull moment at this lodge. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with your family, the lodge's activities are designed to provide a fun and memorable experience for all.

  • Activities within the Lodge Grounds: Apart from the outdoor swimming pool, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge provides a range of activities that are perfect for guests who prefer to stay within the resort. Guests can enjoy a game of pool, take part in indoor activities or relax in the lush gardens that surround the lodge.
  • Safari Guides and Vehicles: For guests who want to explore the Lake Nakuru National Park, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge offers safari guides and vehicles for hire. The experienced guides are knowledgeable about the wildlife in the park and can take guests on game drives to view the animals up-close.
  • Bird Watching: Lake Nakuru National Park is home to over 450 bird species, making it a popular destination for bird watchers. At Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, guests can take a guided bird-watching tour or venture out on their own to spot species like flamingos, pelicans, and eagles.
  • Children's Activities: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is family-friendly, and children under the age of 12 years can participate in a range of activities that are both fun and educational. The lodge organizes a range of activities, including sports like mini soccer, archery, and water polo, as well as board games, cooking lessons, and nature walks. Some of the activities may require supervision, and there may be an additional cost for certain activities.
  • Tree Planting: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is committed to environmental conservation and offers guests the opportunity to plant trees as part of their eco-tourism efforts. This activity is not only educational but also helps to offset the carbon footprint of the lodge's operations.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Lake Nakuru National Park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including lions, leopards, and black rhinos. Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge's safari guides are experts in tracking and spotting these animals, and guests can take a guided tour to view the wildlife up-close. The game drives are designed to be safe and enjoyable, and guests can take photographs and videos of the animals they encounter.
Which Rooms Types are in Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

All rooms at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge come equipped with the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, a television, a telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, a safe, and free Wi-Fi. Additionally, the rooms are serviced twice a day to ensure that they are always clean and tidy.

  1. Sarova Lion Hill Standard Rooms: The 64 standard rooms at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge are comfortable, cozy, and affordable. These rooms offer a panoramic view of the lake and are perfect for families, couples, or solo travelers. The rooms come with a choice of single, double, or triple occupancy, making them a flexible option for groups of all sizes. Some of the rooms also have a day bed, offering additional comfort and convenience.
  2. Deluxe Rooms: These rooms are the perfect choice for guests who want a comfortable and affordable stay. The rooms are well-appointed and have a cozy feel, with all the amenities that you need to make your stay comfortable. The rooms offer a panoramic view of the lake, allowing you to take in the stunning natural scenery from the comfort of your room.
  3. Sarova Lion Hill Ziwa Suites: The Ziwa Suites are the lodge's presidential suites and are ideal for guests who want to indulge in a luxurious and private stay. The suites are located in a secluded area of the lodge, offering privacy and tranquility. They are perfect for honeymooners or anyone looking for a romantic getaway. The suites are well-appointed, spacious, and offer stunning views of the lake and surrounding landscapes.
What are the Foods & Drinks options at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge?

The Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge has its own vegetable and herb garden, and this produce shines in many of the meals provided at the Nakuru hotel. Every meal provided here is served outside, or “al fresco” at the on-site Flamingo Restaurant.

Here you can enjoy an elaborate meal whilst also taking in the beauty of the hotel’s swimming pool, carefully manicured grounds and the stunning lake. There is also a buffet counter at the restaurant where you can enjoy a bounty of both Kenyan and international cuisines. Special dietary menu options are available upon request.

The Rift Valley Bar provides a place to unwind at the end of the day as well. Here you can enjoy cocktails, juices, beer and a variety of soft drinks. The bar is connected to the amphitheatre, making it easy to grab a drink while enjoying evening entertainment.

Conferencing and Weddings at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Conferencing at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Like many Nakuru hotels, the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge is an ideal venue for meetings, conferences and seminars in Nakuru. The facilities here are designed to suit your needs and provide you with a quiet environment, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

There are two conference rooms available that include markers, pens, DVDs, a TV, a flip chart board, writing pads, an LCD projector with screen and Wi-Fi. Nine conference and syndicate rooms are available in all. You can take advantage of secretarial assistance and a personalised conference coordinator during your stay.

Weddings at Sarova Lion Hill

If you’re interested in a fairy tale wedding and a honeymoon you won’t forget, this is one of the best Lake Nakuru National Park Lodges for your romantic needs. You’ll enjoy luxurious suites, multiple package options and photo sessions on site, all whilst experiencing the rich culture and hospitality of Africa.
Contact us to book your team building, conferences or wedding at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.

Contact us to book your team building, conferences or wedding at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.

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