Simply The Serena Group Of Inns
In holding with the Serena philosophy of harmony with the surroundings, each property demonstrates an ethnic design making full use of native supplies that blend with the immediate surroundings. The eye to detail and dedication to hygiene, using only the highest requirements of produce is legendary across East Africa.
Serena motels have also been eco-tourism pioneers for many years and have initiated essential environmental programmes to protect wildlife, communities and fragile habitats. Their philosophy that tourism ought to supply a distinctive experience of the childsplay stone island nation visited moderately than simply an expertise in a rustic, is their firm ethos.
The Nairobi Serena Hotel
There are seven Serena properties in Kenya-the primary is their city flagship, the Nairobi Serena, a member of the Leading Resorts of the World organisation, positioned on the sting of the city in a tropical backyard setting, however only a few minutes from the city centre.
The Mombasa Serena Beach Resort
The second is their coast flagship, the Mombasa Serena Seaside Hotel, a member of Membership Finest Inns of the World organisation, situated alongside Shanzu Beach on the North Coast. Since September 2003, the property now offers a model new state-of-the-artwork convention facility built within the luxurious grounds of the hotel, able to holding up to 140 delegates.
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Transferring to extra traditional safari lodges and motels and camps, the third property, the Amboseli Serena safari Lodge, nestles within the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro, hidden beneath a grove of an enormous Acacia timber set beside a gentle flowing natural spring.
Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge
The fourth property, the Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, is situated on a ridge that commands magnificent sweeping views of the Chyulu Hills on the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro while the fifth property, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge, is perched on the saddle of a hill commanding one of the crucial spectacular views conceivable throughout the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Maasai Mara, one of the worlds richest wildlife sanctuaries.
Serena Mountain Lodge, Nyeri
The sixth Serena property, the Serena Mountain Lodge, Nyeri, is located 2,194 meters high up on the slopes of Mt. Kenya, surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that make the African bush so particular and exhilarating.
Samburu Serena Safari Lodge
The final Kenyan Property, the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, is positioned proper within the centre of the Samburu Sport Reserve, a Semi-arid, open savannah plain broken by small rugged hills in Kenya Northern province.
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Similarly, there are 5 properties in Tanzania- the primary; Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is positioned on the great Rift Valley Escarpment with a improbable view over Lake Manyara and the Valley below.
Ngorongoro Serena safari Lodge
The second, the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, is perched excessive on the rim of the breath taking Ngorongoro Crater.
The third, Kirawira Camp, not too long ago awarded membership of the much coveted Small luxury Hotels on this planet accreditation, is situated within the Western Serengeti.
Serena Mountain Village
The fourth, The Serena Mountain Village, nestles in the center of a coffee plantation on the shores of Lake Duluti close to Arusha.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
The fifth, the Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, inspired by the traditional African Village based on individual thatched huts, set high on a hill with 3600 views out over the Serengeti savannah.
Like the Kenyan Properties, all had been designed to blend in with their natural surroundings and constructed using local materials and labour.
Zanzibar Serena Inn
Shifting away from the mainland, the Zanzibar Serena Inn, positioned at the center of the Outdated Stone Town comprises of two restored sea-entrance buildings, one courting back to the 18th Century and the other colonial building to the nineteenth century.
The Serena Inn additionally comprises the Mangapwani Serena Beach Club and Restaurant, famous for its freshly caught local sea meals, situated on the North West Coast of the Island and simply a brief drive by courtesy bus or boat journey. Serena Inn guests are capable of take pleasure in all of the services of a luxury seaside club in exclusive private surroundings.
The group just lately acquired two further properties; the hotel Polana in Mozambique, overlooking the Bay of Maputo, now restored to its former colonial glory.
Kampala Serena Hotel
And the very newest, the Kampala Serena Hotel which represents a US$18M funding for in depth refurbishment of the previous Nile Lodge, opened in September 2005.
Serena Accommodations East Africa; keeper of high standards and unique designs
When the Serena group was established in the mid-70s, by the Aga Khan Fund for Growth, the purpose was easy but difficult, to become the main hotel group in East Africa. Immediately, this goal has turn out to be a actuality and Serena Inns are acknowledged each regionally and internationally as clear market leaders, offering the best standards of service and properties of distinctive design set in prime areas by out every area.