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Naivasha, Nairobi 20117 , Kenya
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Malu
Ranked #29 of 95 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

From horse riding to bird watching, and buffalo too, this was a true escape to nature. A group of ten of us were made to feel totally at home, and the cottages were extremely romantic. All the staff were fantastic - just very sweet. The location was wonderful for nearby game parks, and we enjoyed the feeling of being far... More

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Nairobi
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Malu Farm is really run down and needs a thorough clean up especially the cottages and bathrooms! They were dusty and full of cobwebs! We spent 2 nites in the cottages and the bugs and cobwebs were there despite the beds being done! The food definitely needs to be improved......not Italian at all as per your website Waiters should know... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Malu is a beautiful lodge in a private forest reserve about 95 kilometers out of Nairobi. We got in after they were done serving lunch but they were still kind enough to go back to the kitchen and prepare lunch for us. A very friendly service man - Joseph explained where our cottage was (not an easy feat to get... More

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Washington, DC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The staff at Malu Lodge are absolutely lovely. From the ladies who set up a fire for you in the evening, to the staff in the restaurant, they are delightful people. They also go the extra mile to make sure children have a wonderful experience. They love setting up donkey cart rides and showing the kids how to milk the... More

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Nairobi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Maul is a beautiful farm with lovely cottages. The rooms have a fireplace which makes the rooms quite cosy and warm. The meals provided are really good from breakfast to the in room dinner service for when you want to eat in. I spent two days in malu and enjoyed every bit of it. If you are looking for a... More

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Address: Naivasha, Nairobi 20117 , Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Malu Hotel Nairobi

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