View from the terrace, Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge

At a glance

  • Classic stone-built lodge
  • ‘On-call’ wildlife viewing
  • Bar with breathtaking views over a waterhole

Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge


One of the first lodges ever to be built in a Kenyan national park.

Kilaguni is cool and quiet, with uninterrupted views of Kilimanjaro from every corner. This beautiful lodge has been designed to blend chameleon-like into the rugged savannah, encircled by rocky outcrops and lying next to a teeming waterhole that’s visited daily by herds of elephant, buffalo and other plains game. The lodge even has an optional night time 'on-call' service to alert guests if wildlife visits the waterhole when you’re asleep – perfect for game viewing from your balcony!

Enjoy meals in the thatched central dining area and drinks in the open-air rock-hewn bar with stunning views over the waterhole and beyond. There are three themed nights here each week, which include ‘Kenya night’ to sample local specialties.

Rooms are housed either in the main two-storey building overlooking the waterhole, in a series of lovely cottages, or in the luxury suite building. All rooms have volcanic stone walls and are decorated in traditional tones with a gold and green savannah colour palette. Each room also has a private terrace with far-reaching views, either over the waterhole or towards the Chyulu Hills. Wi-Fi is free. The lodge also has its own solar power plant that  has the capacity to supply its total energy requirements during normal weather conditions.

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Key information

On a ridge in the middle of Tsavo West National Park

Airport transfer time: 3-hour drive from Nairobi or 1-hour flight from Nairobi’s Wilson airport to Kilaguni’s airstrip followed by a short drive
Rooms: 56

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Accommodation information

56 rooms and suites


• Visit Mzima Springs with its underwater viewing chamber* • Arrange sundowners at Roaring Rocks* • Start the day with a bush breakfast at Lion Rock*.


Dining room, bar

What's included

Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining room • Park fees

*Denotes local charge