All accommodations offer an escape from modern routine and distractions as well as a gateway to life’s simple pleasures. With timbered walls and ceilings in addition to private balconies overlooking the rainforest canopy and water hole teeming with wildlife, each cabin-inspired room is equipped with its own bathroom. Hand-woven wall hangings, soft lighting, and cozy furnishings evoke the feel of a traditional Kikuyu home. Thoughtful comforts like free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and nightly hot water bottles enhance the guest experience.
Each dish crafted at Serena Mountain Lodge has been designed to celebrate the flavors, culinary style and abundant natural bounty of Mount Kenya National Park. Diners enjoy the opportunity to experience them all in a variety of stunning settings, from our main restaurant overlooking the rainforest canopy and watering hole to the cozy, wood-paneled bar with a warm fireplace to breakfast in a forest clearing to sundowner cocktails and dinner under that stars on the alfresco rooftop terrace.
Breakfast and lunch are presented in table d'hôte and feature a wide range of international choices. In typical safari style, we offer a full English breakfast as well as European options while our lunch menus will normally include meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian selections. Our table d'hôte dinner menus feature a salad buffet, soup, entrée, pudding, cheese and biscuits, and tea or coffee. Vegetarian options are always available. Most of our meat and dairy products, as well as our fruits and vegetables, are sourced from the communities that surround the mountain.
Delight in a truly unforgettable, and uniquely African, tradition high above the canopy on our rooftop terrace overlooking the water hole. As the sun goes down, private “sundowners,” or evening cocktails, are served as you watch the local wildlife slowly transform the tranquil water hole into the rainforest’s bustling hub of activity. Floodlit at night, it attracts a wide variety of species. Common visitors include elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, warthogs, baboons, genet cats, red duikers, and marsh mongooses. Alternatively, a private dinner can be served on the terrace.
When you celebrate your wedding or honeymoon at Serena Mountain Lodge, you and your guests are ensured dramatic surroundings, chance encounters with exotic wildlife and an unmatched level of personalized service. With a tented rooftop terrace venue overlooking the Mount Kenya rainforest, our timbered, “ark-style” lodge on the slopes of Kenya’s highest mountain offers one of the most unique and romantic destinations for weddings and honeymoon holidays.
The hotel also has a gift shop and a business center which caters for daily business needs. Housekeeping, concierge, storage room and room service are available. A children club is available. Serena Mountain Lodge has an onsite parking space and guarded by security personnel.
Serena Mountain Lodge is within Mount Kenya National Park which is about 193 kilometers from Nairobi. Please note that booking rates are not inclusive of the park entrance fees. Park entry fees payable directly to the park authorities of Mt. Kenya National Park.