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Naivasha, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Malu
Ranked #17 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I with our 2 little daughters of 11 months and 2 years of age spent a wonderful 5 days in Malu in July. It was in fact my 8th time to return to Malu over the last 10 years but first with my children and we had a wonderful experience as always. What made is so special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at one of the romantic Malu cottages which was beautiful and cosy and we took our meals at the lovely rustic restaurant. The staff were very warm and attentive. Have lots of free tummy space because the Chef will stuff you with delicious, generous meals; wholesome and fresh straight from the Malu farm! We enjoyed the walk after... More 

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Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were as impeccable and enjoyable as always. The staff are unusually cordial and attentive. The six cabins offer privacy and quiet, with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. I can rest better here than almost any place in the world, though for those who like activities, horse rides and guided hikes through the forest are readily... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In May 2014, my husband and I hosted a party of 15 people for a special birthday celebration. The Treehouse at Malu lodge offered a private yet spacious backdrop for the weekend. The fire pit was a highlight, along with the rustic wood lodge.

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

I'm so glad that your birthday weekend went so well and I think you have even come back and visited us again since - thank you, that is the best review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a such a kind review of the Treehouse and I hope that we looked after you as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Malu - incredibly friendly and helpful staff, beautiful setting, great food. Excellent place to bring friends and family for a relaxing weekend getaway. And they allow dogs, which is very rare in Kenya!

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. As you say dogs are more than welcome at Malu - it is such a heaven for long walks and excitement for the dogs and for those dog lovers who want a 'doggie fix' Tanga and Bruno our 'Malu' dogs are always happy to oblige... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went to Malu for three days. My wife and I, three children under ten and my parents. We stayed in the Treehouse and catered half of our meals ourselves and had half in the restaurant. The Treehouse has a beautiful wild feel and we were very happy there. Perched on a rise overlooking the river. Barak got a fire... More 

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to give Malu an honest review. It is greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again at Malu - perhaps some tubing down the river, night game drives, sundowners at the very top of the ridge will tempt you back! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went to Malu again after been there twice in the last 2 years and had a terrible experience (small group of 3 families, 6 adults and 9 kids). When we arrived we discovered that they having only 2 rooms and not 3 rooms as booked by our agent, the lodge staff was not able to explain why and we... More 

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

As your review and the review after you are ostensibly the same booking, giving the same review, I shall reply to both. I feel that your review is deeply unfair and unwarranted. In the first instance, your booking was made by through an Agent - Our Booking Sheet, which was sent as confirmation to your Agent clearly showed which rooms... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We went to Malu again after been there twice in the last 2 years and had a terrible experience (small group of 3 families, 6 adults and 9 kids). When we arrived we discovered that they having only 2 rooms and not 3 rooms as booked by our agent, the lodge staff was not able to explain why and we... More 

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

As your review and the review after you are ostensibly the same booking, giving the same review, I shall reply to both. I feel that your review is deeply unfair and unwarranted. In the first instance, your booking was made by through an Agent - Our Booking Sheet, which was sent as confirmation to your Agent clearly showed which rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We loved our 3 night stay at Malu. The cottages are charming and rustic, with comfortable beds, roaring fires and great attention to detail. I was slightly put off by the previous poster who complained that the cottages were rundown but am glad I paid no attention. If you want pastiche safari style this is not the place, but if... More 

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your honest review of Malu, it really is so nice for someone who has had such a lovely time to take the trouble to write a review, thank you. It is interesting to see the reviews of Malu, and one persons charm and quiet luxury is definitely not for the person wanting an "everything perfect... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Loved it, loved it, loved it! The staff was great, and the food delicious. We stayed at Mahindu Cottage which was nice, and our dog enjoyed the grounds! We even took a game drive in the night and DH went bird watching. Will be back! The road was terrible though, and we didn't have an SUV :-(

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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a nice review. We do welcome dogs, and Malu is a heaven for them to explore and run and run and run. They are always welcome. I'm sorry the road up was a bit bad - sadly the road to Malu doesn't belong to... More 

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Address: Naivasha, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Malu Hotel Nairobi

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