None
92 Editor's Rating
Scale of 90-100
Member Benefits

Elsa's Kopje is a traditional lodge in Meru National Park, named for the lioness featured in “Born Free.” (Joy and George Adamson lived nearby.) Lodgings spaced across the craggy hillside comprise six cottages, three Honeymoon Suites, a two-bedroom Family Cottage and the spacious two-bedroom Private House, with its own infinity pool. Excellent cuisine served in open-sided dining area covered with a thatched roof and appointed with Oriental rugs, hardwood furnishings and tribal art. Stone-walled cottages provide exhilarating views, spacious baths with rainfall showers, and outdoor tubs. Horizon pool with new deck area. Elsa's Kopje is less opulent than lavish South African lodges, and suitable for more adventurous and experienced safari travelers. 

REGISTER FOR FULL ACCESS TO

  • 1,000+ hotel reviews
  • Hundreds of travel benefits including upgrades and credits
  • Online booking, including special prices and exclusive offers
  • Andrew Harper Travel Advisors for booking larger trips
  • Explorer enewsletter
Create your free account now:
Yes, send me the monthly Explorer newsletter
All fields are required.

Book Elsa's Kopje

Elsa's Kopje does not offer online booking. Contact Andrew Harper Travel to book

Andrew Harper Travel Benefits
Available to members when booking online or through Andrew Harper Travel
  • Preferred rates
  • Room upgrade, when available at check-in
  • One complimentary massage per room
  • Exclusive use of vehicle for one or more game drives, when available

Related Articles

Best Safari Lodges & Camps: Readers' Choice Awards 2016

&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge claimed the top spot this year, reestablishing African properties as the dominant favorites on the Best Safari Lodges list.

Just Back From | Tanzania & Kenya

Our internal travel advisor, Debra Bernatowicz, took an amazing trip to Kenya and Tanzania. Learn about her favorite moments, meals and overall impressions.

Readers' Choice 2015: Top 20 Safari Lodges and Camps

In past surveys, African properties have dominated this list, but this year’s top honors go to the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle in Thailand.

Going Wild: Global Wildlife and Sea Life Adventures

Whether you’re watching grizzlies fish for salmon, elephants interact around a watering hole or clownfish dart amidst a pristine coral reef, encountering wildlife and sea life in their native habitats offers the most memorable of travel experiences. Innumerable locations around ...


Member Reviews of
Elsa's Kopje

Log in to view and add comments.
Worldwide // Africa // East Africa // Kenya

Follow Us

SIGN UP FOR TRAVEL NEWS