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Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel
Laikipia
Luxury Hotel that Sits on the Northern Escarpment of Kenya's Laikipia Plateau

(Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is a luxury boutique hotel located in the Sanctuary at Ol Lentille - a Masai-Owned Group Ranch in Laikipia with far-reaching views to Mt Kenya. Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is 50 Miles Northwest of Mt Kenya. Scheduled flights are available from Nairobi to Nanyuki then take a Private Air Charter from Nanyuki (less than 30 Minutes) to Sanctuary at Ol Lentille.


Helicopter Flights from Nairobi to Ol Lentille's Private Airstrip (1200m) are also available. Driving times: Nairobi to Nanyuki 3 Hours; Nanyuki to Ol Lentille 1.5 hours (4Wheel Drive only) 350 kilometers from Nairobi.

 

 
Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel

 

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Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel is a collection of four private, full-service, fully staffed Houses for the discerning few perched on the flanks of a wooded rock kopje, in the heart of The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Conservancy. The House include:

 

* Colonels House - 4 Guests

* The Chiefs House - 6 Guests

* Eyrie House - 2 Adult Guests

* Sultans House - 2 Adults or 2 Adults & 2 children


All four houses are fully self-contained with sitting room, dining room and kitchen and personal staff and have been sited to maximize guest privacy. Shared between the houses are the Library, Viewing Deck, Spa and Pool.

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel is situated at the community-owned Kijabe Group Ranch, on the far northern escarpment of the Laikipia Plateau; with enormous views to the craggy peak of Mt Kenya, the Samburu sacred mountain Ol Olokwe, the Matthews Range and the Karisia Hills.

 

This private conservation area, known as The Ol Lentille Conservancy, is 14,500 acres of grassy hills and deep valleys, heavily wooded with many acacia species and African olives. Its sandy laghas are bordered by great stands of fig and fever trees.

 

It is named for Ol Lentille, a 1977m hill, from the top of which (an easy scramble) an astonishing panorama unfolds. The Conservancy is home to the endangered African wild dog, greater kudu, leopard, striped and spotted hyena, and klipspringer.

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Accommodation comprises of four extremely luxurious, fully-staffed, full-service houses. The houses are available either individually or via exclusive use of the whole property. Each architect-designed House echoes a Voice of Africa and is located to ensure your privacy.

 

All the Houses have an abundant mixture of unique courtyards, decks, gardens, and lawns. Some have plunge pools. Bedrooms (each with its own bathroom) in all the Houses (except The Eyrie) can be equipped with either a double bed or with twin beds.

 

 

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Non-Residents Accommodation Prices

Non-Residents Accommodation Prices Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Single Room

(1 Guest)

Double Room

(2 Guests)

Child Sharing

5 to 15 Years

1st Jan 2014
28th Feb 2014
942 US Dollars
1,580 US Dollars
510 US Dollars
1st Mar 2014
31st May 2014
830 US Dollars
1,394 US Dollars
450 US Dollars
1st Jun 2014
30th Jun 2014
942 US Dollars
1,580 US Dollars
510 US Dollars
1st Jul 2014
15th Sep 2014
1,062 US Dollars
1,788 US Dollars
578 US Dollars
16th Sep 2014
31st Oct 2014
942 US Dollars
1,580 US Dollars
510 US Dollars
1st Nov 2014
19th Dec 2014
830 US Dollars
1,394 US Dollars
450 US Dollars
20th Dec 2014
4th Jan 2015
1,062 US Dollars
1,788 US Dollars
578 US Dollars


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Non-Residents Accommodation Prices

Non-Residents Exclusive use of House Accommodation Prices Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Exclusive use of House Per Night

(Minimum 3 Nights & Maximum 14 Guests)

1st Jan 2014
28th Feb 2014
7,280 US Dollars
1st Mar 2014
31st May 2014
6,395 US Dollars
1st Jun 2014
30th Jun 2014
7,280 US Dollars
1st Jul 2014
15th Sep 2014
8,256 US Dollars
16th Sep 2014
31st Oct 2014
7,280 US Dollars
1st Nov 2014
19th Dec 2014
6,395 US Dollars
20th Dec 2014
4th Jan 2015
8,256 US Dollars

 

Notes

* Children under 5 Years stay for free

* Check in - 1100 Hours/ Check out - 1000 Hours

* Late departures must be pre-booked, and are subject to availability of vehicles/ services to cater for this
*
Early check in and late departure may be arranged, subject to availability for guests departing in the afternoon, room check out is still 1000 Hours and a surcharge applies for meals and activities until afternoon departure


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Accommodation Rates Per Night include:

* Camel walking

* Spa and Massage

* Transfer to/from Ol Lentille airstrip

* Mountain biking, quad biking, Archery

* Each House has exclusive use of a 4x4 safari vehicle

* Exclusive use of house or full board accommodation

* Personal staff: butler, valet, askari and guide, laundry

* Parcours jogging trail, Croquet, Boules/Bocce/Petanque

* Non-premium wine and spirits, beer and soft drinks and conservancy fees
* All activities within the conservation area: Game drives, guided walks - day and night


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Non-Resident Rates Per Night Exclude:

* Insurance

* Horse riding

* Staff gratuities

* Use of aircraft or helicopter

* Road or air transfers to/from Ol Lentille

* Cellar wines, champagne, some spirits, and cigars

* Excursions/activities beyond the private Conservation Area

 

 

Chief’s House

Chief’s House - Bedroom

Chief’s HouseChief’s House - Sitting Room

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Residents Accommodation Prices

Residents Accommodation Prices Per Night Include:

Dates From
Dates To

Single Room

(1 Guest)

Double Room

(2 Guests)

Child Sharing

5 to 15 Years

1st Jan 2014
31st May 2014

31,200

Kenya Shillings

52,000

Kenya Shillings

13,000

Kenya Shillings

1st Jun 2014
30th Sep 2014

-

Kenya Shillings

-

Kenya Shillings

-

Kenya Shillings

1st Oct 2014
19th Dec 2014

31,200

Kenya Shillings

52,000

Kenya Shillings

13,000

Kenya Shillings

20th Dec 2014
4th Jan 2015

-

Kenya Shillings

-

Kenya Shillings

-

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Minimum 2 Night Stay

* Check in - 1100 Hours/ Check out - 1000 Hours


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Resident Rates Per Night Include:

* House steward and maid service

* Laundry (for three nights or more)

* One spa treatment per house (for three nights or more)

* Nature walks/ Bird watching (for three nights or more)
*
Full board accommodation, soft drinks, beer and non-premium wines with meals


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Resident Rates Per Night Exclude:

* Hiring of Ayah - 500 Kenya Shillings per half day

* Spa (1 hour treatment) per person - 50 US Dollars

* Quadbike riding per person per hour - 50 US Dollars
*
Mountain bike hire per person per hour - 20 US Dollars

* Spirits, wine and champagne may be purchased by the bottle

* Helicopter hire (per hour) - 900 US Dollars (3 Guests Maximum)

* Game drive vehicle (7 Guests) and guide - 25 US Dollars per hour

* Transfers to/ from Nanyuki - 6,000 Kenya Shillings one way (5 Guests Minimum per car)

* Camel excursion per person - 50 US Dollars ( Excursion must be reserved at least 1 week in advance)
*
Visit to craft manyatta - 3,000 Kenya Shillings per adult/ 1,500 Kenya Shillings per child under 12 Years

 

Accepted Mode of Payment

online payment

 

 

 

 

The Chief’s House

African contemporary style, 3 Bedrooms, sleeps 6
A reflection of contemporary Africa, combining a sumptuously cool, modern interior with the best of African art, fabrics and artifacts. It has three double bedrooms, a sitting room, dining room, and kitchen.

 

The sitting room has a charming open fire, as well as a plunge-pool on the outdoor deck. Each bedroom has a dressing room and bathroom. The master bedroom has a large outdoor bath set in the rocks for candlelight bathing under the stars.

 

 

Sultan’s HouseSultan’s House - Bedroom

Sultan’s House

Sultan’s House - Sitting Room


 

The Sultan’s House

Swahili style, 1 or 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2-4
This stone-built house is designed in "Lamu" style under a huge roof thatched with twisted papyrus. It has fine plaster carving and lavish furnishings, including a four-poster bed.

 

The House has one enormous double bedroom, a huge sitting/dining room and a kitchen. The space of this House is such that it can be converted to a two bedroom house if you prefer.

 

 
Colonel’s House - Sitting Room
Colonel’s House - Bedroom

 

The Colonel’s House

Campaign style, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
In "Campaign" style; this house seems truly to be the bush home of a well-traveled military man. With brass-bound furniture, oriental carpets, and a beautiful "Knole" sofa in front of an open fire, you can feel a connection with a bygone era of comfort and style.

 

The House has two double bedrooms, sitting and dining rooms, and a kitchen. Each bedroom has a dressing room and a sunken bath. The courtyard has a plunge-pool.

 

 
EyrieThe Eyrie - Bedroom
EyrieThe Eyrie - Bedroom Exterior

 

The Eyrie House

African Retro style, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
This special house is perched at the top of a kopje in "African Retro" style. The Eyrie has one bedroom, a sitting room and a dining room with open fire and kitchen. It is seductively furnished.

 

The circular bedroom has a gigantic round bed and it is but a few steps to your own secluded outdoor double rock bath with views over the rugged hills to the deserts of the north. Low wattage hair dryers can be used and are available on request. Guests are not permitted to use their own.

 

 

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Accommodation & Amenities include:
Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel
boasts:

* Laundry services

* Credit card facilities

* Solar Power – 24 hours

* Wireless access to the internet via satellite broadband

* Spa included – Massage, aroma therapy, reflexology, and beauty treatments

* Mobile phone network – available in almost all locations at Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel

 

* Pool: Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is a great place to chill - lounging "pods" filled with creamy cushions, and a dining and sundowner deck under sails

 

* Library: Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Library is a rotunda with a soaring stained glass dome, this is the "club" room, where you may read, write, relax, or chat with fellow guests and hosts. Atop the Library is the viewing deck, which has an open fire, a bar and a GPS-controlled telescope to bring the heavens even closer.

 

* Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Staff is always available and nothing is too much trouble for them. They will give you as much, or as little, help with all your needs as you desire. If you want your Butler to fix your drink, he will. But you should feel completely free to do it yourself if you like.

 

* Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Personal Butler is the senior member of your house staff and is also responsible for providing your meals and drinks, wherever you may be: in your house, at the pool, in the library or on safari.

 

* Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Personal Valet makes sure your house is well-cleaned and tidy, and is also responsible for your luggage, laundry, ironing, shoe cleaning. If you would like your Valet to pack and unpack for you, just ask.

 

* Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Askari is responsible for your safety and security at night. He is trained in first aid and fire fighting. You may also see him in the dusk and dawn hours tending to your gardens. If you are walking at night he is available to escort you from place to place if you would like him to (recommended)

 

* Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Safari Guide, a local Masai, is a qualified member of the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association and is a fund of knowledge about the ecology, flora and fauna, people and culture of this area. He will drive your safari vehicle for you and accompany you on many of the activities you may choose here. For parents with young children they can also provide an Ayah (or Nanny).

 

The Directors of Ol Lentille, John & Gill Elias, are resident nearby and gladly accept invitations to join you at your house.

 

 
Sanctuary at Ol Lentille
Sanctuary at Ol Lentille

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel/Lodge Activities & Wildlife
Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Included Activities:

* Range of massage techniques, aroma therapy, manicure, pedicure

* Game drives and walking – day and night

* Bush breakfast, lunch, dinner & picnics

* Doing nothing in inspiring surroundings
*Conservation and community work
* Horse riding and camel trekking
*
Mountain and quad biking
*
Boules and croquet


Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Included Optional Extra Activities:
* Bush Skills course
* Visits to Craft Village

* Kayaking and river rafting

* Trout fishing on Mt. Kenya

* Light aircraft and helicopter trips
* Trips to other Parks and Reserves

 

The Craft Village
The Manyatta (village) has been built by the women of the community totally from local traditional materials. It is open to guests to take part in and learn about the Masai culture. The songs and dance of the women and the warrior group add colorful and energetic entertainment.

 

Guests will learn about the uses of local medicinal herbs, traditional cooking and food, including the Masai practice of taking blood from a cow, child care practices, house building techniques, animal husbandry, fire lighting, musical instrument and weapons making, games such as mbao, the complex gambling systems of the wazee (elders), and beadwork.

 

Sanctuary at Ol Lentille Hotel Guests will have an opportunity to support the women further through purchase of beads and other artifacts.

 


 

Booking & Reservations for Sanctuary at Ol Lentille located 50 Miles Northwest of Mt Kenya. Scheduled flights are available from Nairobi to Nanyuki then take a Private Air Charter from Nanyuki (less than 30 Minutes) to Sanctuary at Ol Lentille - Kenya

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871

Mobile : 0721242711 (Safaricom) - Kenya

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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