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Lukenya Getaway

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   Athi River 00202 , Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This the 4th year our organization has stayed at Lukenya. We stayed for 5 nights this time. We have been impressed every time with their cleanliness, menu and staff. The rooms are comfortable too with mosquito netting. I stayed in Room 15 with my husband and a 89 year old lady traveling with our group, which is a suite with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights and traveled 30 mins each day to our destination which was pretty good. Food could be varied a bit more from night to night but consistent quality. We felt safe and staff were some of the friendliest ever. Great Christian music over meals too. Bit a distance to the CBD but that was not what... More

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Nairobi
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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I just love Lukenya Getaway. It keeps getting better with time. My third time here, and each time the place looks different- better! The food was awesome! They have great chefs and the variety is really something. The rooms are comfortable and clean and they have excellent service. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. They have excellent grounds... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

It's the perfect place to escape to, when you need a break from Nairobi's hustle and bustle. The food is really good. My companions and I had a lovely dinner, the chicken was cooked to perfection! We whiled away the afternoon by the pool and all too soon it was time to get back to the city. If you want... More

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Thika
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Turn off Mobasa road and are greated by giraffes,zebras,wildebeests,gazelles roaming freely along the well maintained rough road to the hotel. A true wilderness. Getting into the hotel, you get into a calm and serene enviroment with beautifully manicured lawns and trees turning the hotel compound into an evergreen area. The reception was wonderfull with a welcome glass of fresh juice... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

On the drive up to the hotel, you will see beautiful scenery! There are zebras, wilder-beasts, and impalas grazing peacefully. This however will be the best part of your stay! I stayed at this hotel and was utterly disgusted! There were roaches everywhere in my room and for the greater period of my stay there was no electricity, although it... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Passing zebras and giraffes on the way to a hotel is always a good start. It's a short distance (50km or so) from Nairobi and it certainly is a 'getaway'. Conference facilities were fine, although there were some problems with internet access. Rooms were large and clean, and the food was of a very good quality. Swimming pool looked nice... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This is the second time I have stayed at Lukenya Getaway. Our organization brought a team of 23 people and worked in the Nairobi slums during the day. Lukenya was so refreshing to come back to. They have a wonderful pool and excellent staff. Someone on our team got sick (from the hot weather) and they moved her to a... More

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
35 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

It's a long way from Nairobi and anything else so be sure you are happy just staying on site! Good place for a work retreat or workshop where you want to spend the whole time together. I have been here 3 times for international work conferences and it's a lovely location, nice rooms spread across the grounds - lots of... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This facility is located away from all the noisy inconveniences like traffic and crowds. Natural environment and perfect for a quiet weekend away. Truly a "gateaway" Worth visiting again! And again!

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Additional Information about Lukenya Getaway

Also Known As:
Lukenya Getaway Hotel Nairobi
Lukenya Getaway Hotel
Address: Athi River 00202 , Kenya
Location: Kenya > Eastern Province > Athi River
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Athi River
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lukenya Getaway 2.5*
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