Borana: Information from the owner
- No. of rooms
About this information
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For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Borana, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 10 Jun 2022
Facilities at Borana
- Property facilities
- 24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Disability Services, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Malaria Free, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Secure Parking, Spa
- Room facilities
- Balcony / Deck, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah
- Activities on site
- Big 5, Bird Watching, Cycling, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Garden Tours, Gourmet Picnic, Helicopter Scenic Flights, High Tea, Horse Riding, Horse-back Safaris, Massages, Night Drives, Quad Biking, Rhino Tracking, Safaris, Scenic Flights, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
- Nearby activities
- Adrenaline Activities, Child Friendly Activities, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Garden Tours, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Scenic Flights, Tree-top Canopy Tours
- English, French, Swahili
Room types at Borana
This cottage is set out from the rest of the lodge, making it more private and ideal for a honeymoon couple.
The cottage faces East, allowing guests to watch the sunrise with a cup of coffee from the comfort of a large four poster double bed.
Room two is bright and spacious with two queen size beds. Sheepskin rugs on the floor and a beautiful view of the sunrise make this room of the favourites with guests. It has a covered outdoor verandah and a view over the valley bellow.
All rooms are fitted with a fireplace and have en-suite bathrooms with both showers and baths.
Room three has panoramic views onto the valley bellow. The room has two queen size beds, private garden and a covered paved verandah for private meals under the stars.
There is step free access to the main lodge where guests meet for dinner, as well as to the pool and the lunch area. There is the option to be picked up by a vehicle from the room, making it ideal for older guests or those with mobility issues.
Room 4 is ideal four honeymoon couples or those on a romantic getaway. The cottage is built into the rocks of the hill with a large bath set into the stone. A four posted double bed sits at the center of the room with large windows which allow the morning light to flood the room.
There is a secluded private verandah, down some stairs outside the cottage. This verandah is perfect for a lazy afternoon or private, candle lit meals.
Rooms 5 & 6
This cottage is a favourite with families, it comprises of a double and a twin room connected by a shared, outdoor sitting room.
The shared sitting room is equipped with a self-service minibar and has a fantastic view to the dam bellow which is often populated by waterbuck, buffalo and elephant.
Rooms 7 & 8
This large spacious cottage is the most recent addition to Borana Lodge. With a shared sitting room and private plunge pool, adding exclusivity. The shared sitting room is the perfect location for family meals, with a kitchen and minibar. The cottage has a private plunge pool and guests often find themselves swimming at the same time as a family of elephants in the dam bellow.
Room 7 is a twin, up a set of stairs form the shared sitting room. It has wonderful views onto the dam bellow with large double glass doors that open onto a small balcony. There is a large bathroom with panoramic views from the shower and bath.
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