Solio Lodge

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The Solio lodge on the 55 000 acres Solio Game Reserve, a private wildlife sanctuary which is in the scenic valley between the peaks of the Aberdare Mountains and the slopes of Mount Kenya.

Kenya's Solio Lodge is recognised as the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in the country allowing guests to experience fantastic sightings of up to 42 rhinoceros at a time. As the only lodge in this reserve, travellers enjoy the most exclusive stay at this luxurious lodge.

The lodge features five Luxury Cottages each of which provides en-suite bathrooms and private decks from where scenic vistas of the hills and Mount Kenya in the distance can be admired. Each of the beautiful rooms at the lodge offers a lounge area which is complete with a fireplace for the cooler evenings.

The spacious en-suite bathrooms are equipped with bathtubs, double sinks, and showers. With the floor to ceiling windows, guests can take full advantage of the lodge's spectacular surroundings, with panoramic views of Mount Kenya. Two of the rooms can be changed to be inter-leading making a Family Room which can accommodate up to five guests.

Making use of fresh and organic ingredients wherever possible, dinner is usually served outdoors, under the star-studded sky from where grazing impalas, zebras and waterbuck can be admired, making for a breathtaking setting.

Thrilling day and night safari drives through the vast reserve allows guests to enjoy close encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife. Adventurous travellers may take a helicopter trip to nearby Mount Kenya and enjoy a unique hilltop picnic breakfast combined with trout fishing in the Aberdare National Park. At the lodge, guests have the chance to relax with soothing spa treatments surrounded by the natural surroundings of the bushveld.

Set in the Highlands region around Aberdare National Park and Mt Kenya at higher altitudes it is usually warm during the day and cooler at night. The temperatures rather consent throughout the year with June, July and August being the colder months. This lodge in East Africa is open all year round, with the exclusion of November, during which time maintenance is done.

Quick facts:

  • Private setting in 55 000 acres Solio Game Reserve
  • 5 Luxury Cottages with great views of Mount Kenya
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • WiFi is available
  • In-room spa treatments
  • Sunrise picnic
  • Helicopter rides
  • Fishing
  • Encounter the rare Bongo antelope
  • The abundance of rhinos in this area.

Facilities and Services

  • Dining venues
  • Bar
  • Viewing deck
  • WiFi
  • Housekeeping
  • Babysitting
  • Organic vegetable garden
  • Transfers / charter flights.

Luxury Cottage features:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Double sink, bath and shower.
  • Private lounge area with open fire
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Outdoor sun decks.


  • Guided day and night safari drives
  • Walking safari
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Helicopter trip to Mount Kenya (picnic and fly fishing)
  • Spa treatments.


  • Balconies
  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • In-room safe
  • Lounge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • WIFI
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Solio Lodge

  • Boma
  • Fireplace
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Solio Lodge

FAQs about Solio Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Solio Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Solio Lodge located?
Solio Lodge is located at the following location / address: Solio Game Reserve.