Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the Lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. A short two hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is a favourite with residents and visitors to Kenya.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the Lake and the Park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.

Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1968 to protect the huge flocks of over a million the lesser flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. Lake Nakuru National Park located at an altitude of 4,000-5,767 feet above sea level, covers 188 square kilometers of land of great ecological diversity – from lake water, woodland, bush grassland, to rocky ridges. The park is home to not just the lesser flamingo but over 400 species of birds and one of the few places to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife at the park includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax.


Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is located on a hill side bordering Lake Nakuru with expansive views of the Lake in the heart of Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The Lodge is 160 kms from Nairobi, a two hour drive on good tarmac road or 30 minutes by private charter to the Park airstrip which is a 30 minute drive to the Lodge, through the Park.

The Lodge includes 64 Standard rooms(7 pairs of interconnecting rooms) and 3 Suites, a Main Restaurant, Bar and al fresco or private dining for the Suites. The swimming pool adjoins a wellness tent. There is an activity room well stocked with indoor games and other recreation facilities for children, a well-equipped meeting room and a Sarova Shop for gifts and souvenirs. The entire Lodge is surrounded by a 24 hour electric fence.

The climate is pleasant with clear warm days and cool nights. During the rainy season in March & April and the winter months of July and August, nights can be quite cold.


All chalet style rooms and suites at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge have:

  • Private patios with panoramic views of the flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru,
  • ensuite bathrooms with permanent showers and WC, running hot & cold water,  razor outlets with 220 and 240 volts
  • beds with mosquito nets and duvets 240V power 24 hours.

Ziwa Suite

Chui Suite & Faru Suite

Standard  Rooms


Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge excels in the freshness and quality of its food which is supported by the Camp’s own vegetable and herb garden.

Flamingo Restaurant
The Main restaurant serving buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with live cooking counters preparing speciality dishes. Cuisine includes continental buffet.The Salad buffet has a wide variety of salads using the fresh ingredients and herbs from the Camp’s own vegetable and herb garden. The Dessert Buffet has a selection of mouthwatering desserts. The restaurant has a capacity of 200 people.

Rift Valley Bar
The Rift Valley Bar opens out into an amphitheater where traditional dance performances are held each evening. The Bar offers spectacular views of sunset over the lake and hills beyond, an ideal place to unwind with sundowner.  

Bush Dining:
Champagne Breakfast: What better way to start the day than having a Champagne breakfast right in the wilderness! Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast while you watch the wilderness slowly come alive.

Al-fresco Dining
Special request dinners are arranged at various out-door locations in the Lodge including the pool-side, honeymooners corner where guests can enjoy an intimate dinner or private party.


Activities within Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Bird watching

Cultural Performances
There is traditional dancing every evening at the Rift Valley Bar terrace. The is a guitarist at the Restaurant and Bar during and after dinner as well as animation activities for leisure.

In a tent tucked away near the swimming pool, enjoy a soothing massage in the Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge. Enjoy either your favorite music or simply listen to the chirping of the birds in this ornithological haven. The treatments include:
1. Swedish
2. Holistic
3. Aromatherapy
4. Indian amongst others

Games & Activities
Board games and other indoor games such as table tennis, darts and pool game are available at the lodge.

A curio shop is available at the lodge for guests to do their personal shopping.

Tel: +254 0202315139/0202316931
Fax: +254 51 2210836

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