Category Archives: Accomodation

RUSINGA ISLAND

RUSINGA ISLAND LODGE

RUSINGA-ISLAND-LODGE

A place of infinite beauty to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body, Rusinga provides a welcome break before, during or after a rigorous and exciting East African safari. Exuding an atmosphere of serene tranquility, Rusinga’s manicured lawns stretch to Lake Victoria’s edge. Rusinga’s grounds, with its exotic trees, are haven for a myriad of bird species – many of which are unique to this small corner of Kenya. These spacious grounds offer a safe environment for children to release energy and the more active to catch up on exercise. Rusinga’s renowned hospitality; delicious home-grown, home-cooked food; and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of East Africa.

KISUMU

IMPERIAL HOTEL KISUMU

IMPERIAL

Imperial Hotel Kisumu is located close to the shores of the World’s second largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria.
The location of the hotel makes it more convenient to business executives. The first class accommodation combined with ultra-modern conference facilities and choice of top of the range bars and restaurants makes any guest’s business and leisure a pleasure.

KISINDI LODGE AND SPA

KISINDI

Set on the shores of Lake Victoria Kisindi Lodge & Spa is a hidden gem that will allow you to relax and unwind form the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our accommodation, the spa, our cuisine, service style and location have all been carefully selected and blended to allow our guests to feel pampered and refreshed upon departure.

ROYAL CITY HOTEL KISUMU

ROYAL CITY HOTEL

Royal City Hotel as the name depicts is strikingly designed to bring a true sense of royalty in pursuit of hospitality with a difference in Kisumu City: It is located a short distance from the CBD and Lake Victoria (Africa’s Largest lake). The Hotel design and ambience is way above the competition in Kisumu and indeed western Kenya.

SUNSET HOTEL KISUMU

SUNSET

Experience the boutique Sunset Hotel – an unforgettable luxury hotel in Kisumu City, composed of 50 luxurious rooms fitted with exemplary amenities. Sunset Hotel provides a perfect accompaniment to your stay in “the golden city“ whether it is for business, a magical holiday,a romantic wedding or honeymoon we have all it takes to make it memorable.

KIBOKO BAY RESORT

KIBOKO BAY

Kiboko Bay Resort has been consistently rated as the best among Kisumu hotels, giving the discerning travellers the luxury of embracing the Safari feel of an African adventure in absolute comfort. Once a quarry harvesting rocks and sandy soil from the lake shore, Kiboko Bay Resort is now a friendly site for both business and leisure travellers. The idyllic lake side setting is a perfect getaway for romantic trysts and overworked corporates to recharge their batteries. The resort is endowed with amazing charms and natural attractions. For some the attraction of the lake is its sheer expanse. For others it is the vibrant bird life, and for many, gliding through the waters absorbing the beauty of the unspoilt wetlands and mangrove forests, and for every lover of beauty a thousand splendid sunsets on the shimmering sweet waters.

WHIRL SPRINGS HOTEL KISUMU

WHIRL

In the quest to create a hotel that is unique and offers a wholesome rejuvenating urban experience, Whirl spring Hotel is located within the Central Business District. It symbolizes style, eloquence and grandeur, showcasing its high standards in luxury, comfort and hospitality. This specially designed environment promises travelers a truly ‘urban retreat’.

KISUMU BEACH RESORT

KISUMU BEACH RESORT

Away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Kisumu, at KBR you’ll be surrounded by lush green lawns, mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets, and sights of magnificent birds and hippos grazing by the banks… For our campers and 4×4 trucks we offer a large space to set up your tents and bandas (huts) with a direct water supply for cooking and cleaning.  Warm showers are also available for all campers! Join us on one of our power boats, canoe, and mini ship or sail boats. Or choose to relax by the water and enjoy a meal and drink from our fully stocked restaurant and bar.

KISUMU IMPALA ECO LODGE

IMPALA ECO LODGE

Impala Eco Lodge is nestled on the shores of Lake Victoria, within the grounds of the lush and protected ecosystem of the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary. Within easy reach of major air, road and rail networks, Impala Eco Lodge remains reassuringly secluded from the madding crowd, making it the perfect getaway.

RUSINGA ISLAND LODGE

RUSINGA ISLAND LODGE

A place of infinite beauty to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body, Rusinga provides a welcome break before, during or after a rigorous and exciting East African safari. Exuding an atmosphere of serene tranquility, Rusinga’s manicured lawns stretch to Lake Victoria’s edge. Rusinga’s grounds, with its exotic trees, are haven for a myriad of bird species – many of which are unique to this small corner of Kenya. These spacious grounds offer a safe environment for children to release energy and the more active to catch up on exercise. Rusinga’s renowned hospitality; delicious home-grown, home-cooked food; and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of East Africa.

 

 

 

MERU/EMBU

MERU/EMBU

OFF BEAT MERU CAMP

OFFBEAT MERU CAMP

Offbeat Meru Camp is a small, traditional camp and located on the edge of Meru National Park in the Bisanadi National Reserve in a stunning location overlooking the Bisanadi river. It has six elegant and comfortably furnished tents, each with a large iron bed. En-suite bathrooms include traditional ‘bucket showers’ and flushing toilets. There is 24 hour solar lighting in the tents, whilst the rest of the camp is lit by traditional tilly lamps, which give a warm evening glow.

ABDERDARES

TREE TOPS HOTEL

TREE TOPS

Located in Aberdare National Park, this world-renowned rustic Treehouse on its 80th anniversary is now open after 6 months of complete renovation. This game viewing lodge was originally built in 1932 and is famous as the place where the then-Princess Elizabeth ascended to the British Throne. The father King George VI died on 5th Feb 1952 the night she spent at Treetops while on honeymoon.Treetops lodge lies in the path of an ancient Elephant migratory route between the Aberdare Mountains and Mt Kenya National park, and is strategically sitted right in front of a watering hole and salt lick.Guests can drink in the sight of Elephants, Buffalos, Rhinos and more from the safety of four viewing decks and a rooftop platform. Shutterbugs can take close shots from two photographic hides at ground level. 

OUTSPAN HOTEL

OUTSPAN

Outspan Hotel is located in Nyeri town, right in the heart of Kenya`s tea and coffee growing highlands. It is the nearest hotel to the spectacular Karuru Falls and is an Eden of vibrant gardens and verdant green lawns. Peacocks add to the charming ambiance as they roam at will. Outspan Hotel Golf & Country Club was built in 1927 and was once home to Lord and Lady Baden Powell, founders of the Scout and Girl Guide movements. A significant landmark within the grounds is a cottage where Lord Robert Baden Powell, the founder of the world’s scout’s movement, spent the last three years of his life.

 SERENA MOUNTAIN LODGE

SERENA MONTAIN LODGE

Sailing like an ark amid the primeval forests of Kenya’s highest mountain, Mount Kenya, this timbered tree hotel offers champagne-clear mountain air, sweeping views across the tree-canopy, sparkling trout streams, and gentle forest walks. Located at 2,134 metres above sea level, on the lower slopes of the mountain, the lodge is cool, tranquil and hushed for optimum game-sightings. The open-air viewing-deck looks down on to its own water hole and salt-lick, which attracts numerous herds of elephant and buffalo. There is also a tunnel leading to a photo-hide, which offers spectacular viewing and photographic opportunities just metres away from the wildlife at the water hole.

Raised on stilts above the forest canopy, a timbered drawbridge leads from the forest and up on to the wooden ‘decks’ of the lodge. Inside, the impression of having boarded a ship is perpetuated by a combination of log panelled walls, timbered game-viewing decks and winding stairs leading to a selection of snugly comfortable, cabin-styled rooms. Activities include guided walks through the forest, trout fishing in the clear mountain streams, trips to the high moorlands of the mountain, and 5-day luxury climbs of the mountain.

Mount Kenya (5,199 m) is Kenya’s highest mountain, a national icon, a climbers’ Mecca, the nation’s namesake, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and a wildlife stronghold. One of the world’s highest National Parks, it is also an extinct volcano some three and a half million years old and the sacred home of Ngai, God of the Kikuyu people.

MT KENYA LEISURE LODGE

Mt KENYA

Mt Kenya Leisure Lodge is not “home away from home” – it is what home should be. Set on the foothills of Mount Kenya on well manicured lawns, the Lodge is the perfect retreat.
The accommodation is the piece de resistance, offering high quality services to today’s discerning guest who wishes to sample true Kenyan culture and hospitality in a modern setting, away from the usual tourist package programs.

SWEET WATERS TENTED CAMP

SWEET WATERS

A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.Located on the plains of Mount Kenya, the camp features thirty-nine luxury tents, each with its own private veranda overlooking the water hole. The central Rhino Restaurant is housed in the former manager’s house of this once colonial farm, and offers both regional and international cuisine. Also within the house is the Kashoggi Bar and lounge, which centres on a blazing log fire. The Waterhole Bar, built in the style of a game-viewing hide, overlooks the waterhole and offers unrivalled wildlife-watching.Host to all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), the conservancy has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya. At the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme, the conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species.

THE ARK

THE ARK

Kenya’s The Ark, set in the game-rich Aberdare National Park, has launched a webcam that streams live video 24/7 of wild animals coming to its floodlit watering hole and salt lick. It has four viewing areas from which to observe the ever-present animal activity at the waterhole and saltlick. There is also a ground level hide – the perfect spot for the discerning photographer. From this vantage point, photos of animals can be taken at eye-level.

 THE ABERDARE COUNTRY CLUB

ABERDARES COUNTRY CLUB

The Aberdare Country Club, only a two and a half hour drive northeast from Nairobi, is nestled on a slope of Mweiga Hill in the Aberdare Highlands, part of the Great Rift Valley. This captivating site was the homestead of an English couple that decided to settle in Kenya. Almost a half century later, their home, “The Steep”, was renamed the Aberdare Country Club and opened for guests. Considered a heritage property in Kenya, The Aberdare Country Club has retained the charm of a private home with the simple comforts of a country inn.

OL PEJETA HOUSE

OLPEEJETA HOUSE

Set in extensive grounds, with glorious views of Mount Kenya, this opulent mansion features a series of reception rooms, including an elegant drawing room with baronial fireplace and a series of scenic verandas, which extend right around the house. The imposing dining room is served by its own dedicated chef and kitchens, and menus can be tailored exactly to suit our guests’ wishes. Accommodation includes a private guest cottage, two master suites and two guest bedrooms while the grounds include two private swimming pools and a barbeque and external dining area. A short drive from the luxury Sweetwaters Tented Camp, the house enjoys all the exclusivity of its private location while being close enough to the camp to have access to all its many facilities.The Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is host to all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya. At the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme, the conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species.

TAFARIA CASTLE AND COUNTRY LODGE ABERDARES

TAFARIA

Tafaria Castle is a 25 room lodge built on a hill overlooking the Aberdare Range, Laikipia Plains and Mount
Kenya, Tafaria has been conceived to engender two states of mind – that of adventure stimulated by the remote location and medieval architecturalstyle that runs from the castle to the similarly themed cottages, and relaxation facilitated by the highaltitude, secluded spot and gentle, manicured grounds.This new lodge is ideal for those who want to get away and recharge in a unique architectural and historic
setting.

BOGORIA

BOGORIA RESORT AND SPA

BOGORIA SPA

Lake Bogoria Spa Resort is the only spa resort in Kenya with a naturally heated Spa pool. The resort is known as the healing place because of the therapeutic values associated with the spa and the hot spring geysers. Lake Bogoria has been described in the past as the ‘the jewel of the Rift Valley and by the words of Bishop Hanington on the first sight ‘the most beautiful view in Africa’ set in the acacia surroundings of the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The Resort is 266 KM from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, 125 kilometers from Nakuru town, 95 kilometer from the equator crossing and 20 kilometers from Marigat.

LAKE BARINGO CLUB

LAKE BARINGO 2Lake Baringo Club is a neat compact hotel on the lake shore. The architecture has a Spanish flair about it and the garden and the grounds are unmistakably African, but laid out with English air. Lake Baringo Club is ideal for conferences or a weekend away from Nairobi and its only a five hour drive from the capital on tarmac. Above all Baringo means birds, birds and more birds. Over 460 species have been recorded here so it’s no surprise that Lake Baringo is a Mecca for bird watchers and a highlight of the ornithology circuit of East Africa. Lake Baringo Club has its own special atmosphere of peace and calm. Hippos graze at night on the lawns. The birds seem to sing 24 hours a day. There’s lots to see and do. One night is not enough to allow Lake Baringo to work its magic.

 

 

 

NAKURU

PELICAN LODGE ELEMENTAITA

PALICAL LODGE

The Pelican Lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya is named after the pelican birds found in this area. Beautifully nestled in a pristine environment above Lake Elementaita one can experience amazing sunsets. It’s a very Exclusive, luxurious and outstanding Lodge- with ten exclusive cottages, six doubles and four twins, each with a telephone connection and three of them have outside showers, ‘its truly African’. All with king size beds, a private balcony, exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs. Enjoy an unspoilt view over Lake Elementaita and Soysambu Conservancy. It’s the most scenic place to stay in the Nakuru area which gives you a memorable occasion.

 

LAKE NAKURU LODGE

LAKE NAKURU LODGE

Situated in the South East Ecological niche of Lake Nakuru National Park is Lake Nakuru Lodge, an oasis of comfort and excellent service, with commanding views of the lesser flamingo dotted with the Greater Flamingo for which Lake Nakuru is justly famous for. The lodge blends well with its surrounding and the animals often browse peacefully close to the lodge and environs, much to the fascination of the visitors. There are accommodations for 180 people, either in family rooms, deluxe cottages, or suites.

SAROVA LION HILL LAKE NAKURU

SAROVA-LION-HILL-LAKE-NAKURU

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the Lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. A short two hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the Lake and the Park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.
Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1968 to protect the huge flocks of over a million the lesser flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. Lake Nakuru National Park located at an altitude of 4,000-5,767 feet above sea level, covers 188 square kilometers of land of great ecological diversity – from lake water, woodland, bush grassland, to rocky ridges. The park is home to not just the lesser flamingo but over 400 species of birds and one of the few places to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife at the park includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax.

 

NAIVASHA

LAKE NAIVASHA COUNTRY CLUB

LAKE NAIVASHA COUNRTY CLUB

From the top of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley you can see Lake Naivasha sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. Just an hour’s drive from Nairobi, Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes. Perfect for active and leisure travelers, Lake Naivasha Country Club offers an abundance of activities to please all visitors to Nairobi, Kenya. The resort dates back to the 1930s and has since been transformed into a sprawling 55-acre property with a variety of accommodations and guest facilities, including cottages, a swimming pool, and sumptuous gourmet dining. For adventurers, the nearby Crescent Island is a haven for zebras, wildebeest, gazelles, and giraffes.

 LAKE NAIVASHA RESORT

LAKE NAIVASHA RESORT

Lake Naivasha Resort, formerly an English Colonial Farmhouse, is now a small luxury resort on the shores of Lake Naivasha. Situated only about 45mins from Nairobi. Choose from our standard rooms, executive rooms or our fully furnished self-contained luxury tents.  You may choose to visit Hells Gate Park, go camping, Boat trips or visit Crescent Island.

 SAWELA LODGE

SAWELA LODGE

Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge is situated off the Moi South road and on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha, about 85 Kilometers from Nairobi and 13kms from Naivasha town. It is slightly over an hour’s drive from Nairobi the capital city. The lodge is situated around Lake Naivasha with the natural Yellow/green acacia trees surrounding the lake side are on the shores of this fresh water lake. With the most ultra-modern facilities and unique architectural design of the lodge, the environment provides enriching relaxation with magnificent views of the volcanic Mount Longonot.

ENASHIPAI RESORT AND SPA

ENASHIPAI

At Enashipai Resort and Spa, a strong local heritage and abundant nature is blended with pure luxury and duly delivered with a generous sense of warmth. Enashipai Resort and Spa is 90 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenya. All Executive accommodations pamper you with upscale comforts and conveniences such as Internet, coffee bar and flat screen televisions with premium movie channels. Our rooms assure you a stylish yet relaxed stay to make even the most stressful feel immediately at ease.  Activities such as hiking, mountain or rock climbing and bird watching are available as well as a fitness centre, a spa and a kids club.  Also popular as a wedding or conference venue.

 LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA LODGE

LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA

The stunning lodge is set on 200 magnificent acres that are surrounded by beautiful green lawns on the shores of the azure Lake Naivasha.  An area of abundant wildlife with a complex history as one of the main slave trading routes from Uganda. With 84 rooms housed in 21 character full cottages built of local stone and scattered across the  grounds of charming rock gardens and colourful plants with birds and playful monkeys flirting through the shades of the acacia trees.

 CRATER LAKE CAMP

CRATER LAKE

The camp is built on the shores of green volcanic lake in the bottom of an old volcanic crater. The crater is 87 hectares in extent and the lake takes up to 14 hectares of this area. Over the last four years, the camp has been awarded a total of four awards by the Kenya travel Magazine “Travel News and Lifestyle” including Best tented camp in Kenya and Best Weekend getaway. It has also gained the reputation of being the most romantic camp in Kenya. The camp is open for 24 hours.

FISH EAGLE INN

FISH EAGLE INN

Fish Eagle Inn is located on the southern shore of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley. It has manicured gardens and rooms with a rustic look yet affording the comforts of modern living. This rather sprawling place caters for budget travelers, offering everything from tent pitches to detached lakeside cottages. There is a large swimming pool, gym, sauna, basket ball and volley ball pitches as well as a pub and restaurant.

KIBOKO LUXURY CAMP

KIBOKO LUXURY CAMP

Kiboko Luxury Camp Naivasha is the first all inclusive luxury camp on the shores of Lake Naivasha with only 8 luxury tents. The camp offers unlimited soft beverages, wines, local beers, and tea/coffee with one guided nature walk during your stay with the resident guide/ornithologist and free high speed internet. Located close to Hell’s Gate National Park. Lake Naivasha, a famous Kenya safari destination, is an approximate 2 hour drive from Nairobi (approximately 100 kilometers) and lies at the heart of the Great Rift Valley on Kenya safari. Nearby are the Lake Elementaita, Lake Nakuru and Lake Bogoria.

 

TSAVO WEST

TSAVO WEST

KIWANJANI ECO LODGE

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Kiwanjani sits elegantly in the middle of the two Tsavo’s evoking an incredible sense of familiarity – a true home in the wilderness.Kiwanjani Eco Lodge is the perfect choice for any visitor to Kenya looking for an authentic bush experience in a remote off the beaten path.The secluded and spacious thatched cottages are a reflection of contemporary Africa combining the traditional African building style with the modern luxuries to create a true eco lodge in all aspects.

SEVERIN SAFARI CAMP

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Severin Safari Camp has a panoramic view over the game-rich plains lying beneath the lush Chyulu Hills and snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the camp provides an unequalled experience of life in the wilds of Southeastern Kenya.
Set in the Tsavo West National Park, a wilderness of savannah grasslands, river woodlands and cool mountain forests, the camp is designed to bring guests as close to nature as they can get. From the comfort of your tent you can gaze out at the living panorama under brilliant skies. Tsavo West National Park can be easily accessed from Nairobi City approximately 300 km away and also from Mombasa at the coast. The Park has 4 Airstrips for landing light crafts.
Accommodation at the camp offers spacious octagonal tents equipped with walk in bathroom facilities, fitted with 240 volt power etc

LIONS BLUFF LODGE

LIONS BLUFF

Lion’s bluff is a small lodge located in Tsavo West National Park, constructed of sustainable timbers and traditional coconut thutched lodge.Lion’s Buff has 12 traditionaly en suit bandas with veranders all with a great view of the animals moving around freely without disturbance