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Hotel Cathay Nakuru

Tom Mboya Street, next to Bontana Hotel, Nakuru 20300, Kenya
Hotel Cathay Nakuru
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In many ways it's a bit of a shame about this hotel; good points are that it has a good location, it's tucked away and (relatively) peaceful, it has really good food in the restaurant and the rooms, old as they are, are kept clean and tidy. But - there's a real problem here with service and attitude to the... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I stayed there for a few days during a conference that we had at the same venue. The staff are very friendly while the rooms are neat and clean. For the conference, there was buffet lunch which I thought was fair, though not exceptional. The a la carte dinner was much better; I really loved the Molo lamb cutlets served... More 

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Rotterdam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The entrance and lobby are relaxing, but the elevator was out of service and the room was old. Muskito net had stains. Hand-shower was in the bath and had no high fixing so it is best to shower sitting in the bath. Price high for the service (880 Shilling for bed and breakfast for 2). Breakfast was ok. Pool is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed here one night while in Nakuru looking for a flat and have to say we didn't really enjoy our stay. On first look the hotel room is fine, but as other people have said, there's no AC so you need to sleep with the window open which means you get dogs barking all night. The bed was rock... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

i am a front office and reservations manager at a leading 5star hotel and i would really commend the Cathay management and echo them for the good work, i would also like to challenge to aim higher. good hotel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Was recommended to this Hotel during a conference and I must say i had the Worst! Worst! Worst experience in this hotel. Will never recommend anyone to stay here. Terrible rooms, horrible customer care, avarage food. Too expensive for this service.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The place is nothing out of this world, but for conferences and meetings, the Halls are Great, The Wi Fi is Fast, the rooms are standard, but very clean especially their linen. The buffet meals are good. Most of all the staff is helpful and very warm. There is a swimming pool too.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Because of the restaurant I almost gave them 4 stars, but, I just couldn't do it. The positives first. Outstanding restaurant! Both meals were wonderful! the common areas are spacious and clean. Staff somewhat reserved but otherwise pleasant and helpful. On the negative side: Lots of noise from the street. Can hear the 5AM Moslem Call to Prayer. Rooms are... More 

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Cochin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Exceptionally nice staff; they are pleasant and helpful. Being an Indian vegetarian, I generally find most of Africa a bit difficult. Some Indian preparations of decent quality are available in the restaurant. One never knows when the wi fi will work and when not; same with the lift with a rider that the management ensures that the lifts are shut... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Nice hotel, good rooms but expensive if you have a small budget. Swimming and tanning is popular here with guests and other travellers in Nakuru, facilities included in room price and 300 Kenyan shillings if you just want to swim, tan and shower, towel included. Good food and wine if you've had enough of local Kenyan food. Service is slow... More 

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