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Naivasha, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Malu
Ranked #15 of 117 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Yokohama, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Malu was serene and lovely, with welcoming staffs and great food! It was a perfect place to switch off. The room was cozy and with great view and a big nice balcony. We enjoyed the fireplace and a very nice hot bath! The internet was not available in the room but I think this is actually better as we could... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived very late at night and were surprised to discover just how far off the main road Malu Cottages was, but it is definitely worth the detour. Malu is the kind of place where you want to switch off, enjoy nature and restore your senses and energy. It's great value when you consider all meals are included and you... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. PLEASE do let us know what we can do to make things that much better in the rooms and sleep quality department - we aim to get it 100% right - we are aiming for a 5/5 review next time :-) I'm so pleased that the staff looked after you so well... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your escape and I hope that we can tempt you back to Malu again very soon for a slightly longer visit. Don't wait a year for your next 'unwind and escape' - Valentine's Day (14th Feb) falls on a Saturday in 2015 - less than two short months... More 

Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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Malu_Lodge_Kenya, Owner at Malu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It is lovely to hear from a guest who has been to visit us so many times and who continues to love Malu as we do. I would welcome any suggestions you may have to make the experience and your stay even better next time. I think that frequent guests like... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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 December 9, 2014

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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Additional Information about Malu

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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