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Voyager Ziwani Tented Camp
2.5 out of 5
Ziwani, Tsavo West National Park, Taveta
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
5 star camping

"I don’t want to tell you, I want to keep it a secret because it is one of the nicest places in the world. Staff fantastic animals amazing."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

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Guide to Taveta Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different on your trip, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of an area. One of the best ways to get an idea of the culture of a new place is to learn about its past. Exploring the region's museums or landmarks is a good start, but a stay in a Taveta historic hotel can carry you back in time. Get ready to pack your luggage (and no need for the time machine) as your Taveta historic hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the historic accommodations transport you to a past period as soon as you step into the lobby. With vintage charm and fascinating narratives, you'll discover that these accommodations stand apart from your everyday hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these accommodations may be vintage, they have most modern comforts to help you keep in touch or relax during your getaway. You'll notice rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed and just about everything you'll need for a marvelous visit.

After you have checked-in and had a look around the hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by checking out the museums and famous landmarks. Of course, all this hopping through history is going to stimulate your appetite. Speak with your hotel's concierge to show you some of the popular places to grab a drink or breakfast in Taveta are. Read our 6 guest reviews for tips from fellow travelers to help make your Taveta visit wonderful.

Reserve Your Taveta Historic Hotel Today!

Taveta has 3 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where influential writers may have stayed. You are sure to find a room possessing all the amenities and the charm you desire. If you want to stay in one of these vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you may miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

What is a historic hotel?


Historic hotels give guests the opportunity to stay in buildings that have been officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels can take the form of castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers – any building that’s been identified as being of special interest.

Many historic hotels occupy buildings that were originally built for a different function, and later re-established as a hotel. The previous function or architecture of the buildings themselves represent something important in the country’s historical timeline. Such hotels typically retain original characteristics such as period features or traditional architecture, in their communal spaces and/or bedrooms.


Do historic hotels in Taveta have modern facilities?


Yes. Taveta historic hotels provide a balance between an authentic experience in traditional surroundings, with a very comfortable stay. Hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and updated safety features, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Historic does not mean its run-down or uncomfortable for guests. In fact, many historic hotels are luxurious.

Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, good bathroom facilities and so on. The facilities depend on the design and layout of the building – historic hotels are often protected and any changes are subject to many rules and restrictions. Things like windows and pillars are more likely to be old-fashioned.


What is the oldest hotel in the world?


The Guinness Book of World Records lists Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan in Yamanashi, Japan, as the oldest hotel in the world. Fujiwara Mahito opened the hot-spring hotel to guests in 705 CE – over 1,300 years and 52 generations later it is still run by the same family. The hotel, which has 37 rooms, is at the foot of the Akaishi Mountains in central Japan.