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Lake View Studios

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58, Lake View Drive | Lake View Estate, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The studio was very beautiful,silent and in a good location however had some hiccups during my stay with my boyfriend.some of the hiccups included the Wi-Fi was not efficient as depicted on the site and couldn't login like most of the time and it kept saying terminal exceeded .The dstv was definitely outdated and had most boring channels and nothing... More 

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Thank Shaniez W
ikweta1, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

We thank the guests for finding our Lake View Studios "very beautiful, silent and in a good location". These guests checked in on 28 December 2015 and checked out on 18 January 2016 and paid the standard tariff for the period of stay. However, from our experience, these were very difficult guests, particularly abusive and disrespectful to the ladies responsible... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stayed for ten days, and were glad we chose these studios on the basis of the quiet location and the reasonable prices. The room was smallish but not too small, with a small well-equipped kitchen area, plus a table and seats just outside in the luxuriant garden. The staff were always friendly and helpful. Parking was secure, and travelling... More 

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1 Thank Colin A
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

Your review highlights key features of our Lake View Studios which are situated in a safe and secure gated residential neighborhood of Nairobi. Our gardens are lush with vegetation and plants as is our neighbourhood. As you affirm, we are offering quality affordable accommodation and value for money. All our studios are fitted with fully equipped kitchenettes and guests like... More 

Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

stayed almost a week and enjoyed my stay at Lake View Studios. The Naivasha is actually a one bedroom apartment, quaint and functional. The staff is friendly and available, and the position is close enough to Westlands through a road that doesn't experience ridiculous Nairobi traffic. Some indications: Naivasha is rather cold... because of its position it doesn't get too... More 

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1 Thank ImprimisTravelDesign
ikweta1, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

Appreciate your positive review and recommending Lake View Studios to other travelers. Each of our studios is designed with its own character and convenience. The pleasant outdoor seating area by Naivasha studio gets sun from morning until afternoon weather permitting. You happened to have stayed during a rainy period! In the cold season (June/July) we always have extra blankets available... More 

Victoria, Seychelles
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have stayed at Lake View Studios 4 times, and it is the best value for money and the most convenient Guest house for me. The staff of Lake View is always very helpful and nice, the room are in Excellent conditions and well equipped, the location is good, close to lake view Estate and not too far from town,... More 

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1 Thank Julien M
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

From one of our Loyal Guests, your review means a lot. You are spot on with your comments! Yes indeed, Lake View Studios provide affordable quality accommodation, value for money along with style and convenience. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I would like to rate this property as good but there isn't a category for that. It's better than average - but not very good for our visitors! Some suggestions: Although basically good value for the money, there are lots of cats all over - meowing, fighting and quarrelling. This was distracting and not good for some of our visitors... More 

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Thank Rosemary K
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and suggestions. Lake View Studios are part of the iKWETA brand of tourism products and services promoting affordable safari luxury and value for money in environments noted for natural elegance, style and convenience. As you point out, there is a restaurant nearby which hosts certain social events from time to time, including weddings. While many of... More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I have stayed at Lake View Studios this week and it was trully home away from home! The staff are friendly, the area is convenient and most importantly security is guaranteed. Beautiful gardens too making an excellent environment

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Thank Jim N
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

In a nutshell, you have captured the concept of Lake View Studios! Like home, welcoming, convenient, comfortable, safe and secure in a beautiful environment. More 

Cebu City Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The rooms are always clean, the staff friendly, reception well organized and security solid. Surely the best value accommodation on the edge of Nairobi with various transport options almost door-to-door to Sarit Centre and beyond. The Lake View gated village provides good exercise space on your doorstep. I have stayed with the Lake View team many times in the last... More 

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Thank RobertJohn456
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

Appreciate your frank comments and your many stays at Lake View Studios. Our studios are home-like indeed each with their own design and character especially intended for those who are tired of the high cost standard hotel rooms found in Nairobi. We are deliberately keeping our rates affordable for the quality of services we offer in keeping with our brand... More 

Twain Harte Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a very good deal! Beautiful gated community, friendly staff, and fully equipped studio with complete kitchen, cable TV. This is a lovely well landscaped and beautiful community with 24 hour security. It is conveniently located for those working with UN (Girigii area) or in the Westlands. The cost is also about one-third of what you would pay for... More 

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Thank Mark B
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

Welcome your remark that Lake View Studios are a "very good deal" especially since you stayed with us on two occasions recently! Our goal is to offer value for money in an environment noted for natural elegance, style and convenience... Your candid review highlights the concept of Lake View Studios and what makes them appealing visitors like yourself on short... More 

Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have now stayed at Lake View Studios four different times. I am going back, its a lovely location, only KShs 500 from Westlands by Taxi, regular local buses for 40 bob. Staff are very friendly, very helpful, doing their best to make your stay comfortable. Very clean and tidy accommodation. Michael Savins

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Thank Michael S
Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

We welcome this feedback from one of our regular guests! Yes indeed, Lake View Studios are located in one of the most beautiful, safe and secure residential neighbourhoods of Nairobi. Just as you are many other visitors coming to Nairobi are looking for affordability, high standards, convenience and security - just what we are offering at Lake View Studios. See... More 

Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very good value set of 6 studio apartments. I recommend Magadi (all rooms are named after Kenyan lakes), @ KShs 4000/day. Intermittent Internet, but all rooms come with self-contained kitchen. No prepared food available, but the Lake View Studios are literally behind the Zen Garden Restaurant. The gated Lake View neighbourhood provides a green safe running location, which is... More 

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2 Thank AndrewPinney
ikweta1, Owner at Lake View Studios, responded to this review

We appreciate your many stays at Lake View. Your objective review means a lot. Access to our fiber optic Internet is sometimes disrupted when fiber cables are interfered with or cut during civil works around the City or in the Westlands area. To maintain serene surroundings and especially a quiet and sleep-conducive environment, Lake View Studios has a zero tolerance... More 

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