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Rolf's Place

Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The owner certainly left with the chef not only exotic and delicious Scandinavian recipes, but also he built a unique and exotic hotel restaurant with a fantastic view. The suspension bridge captivates local people and expats. Try it! Take also the opportunity to visit kitengela glass factory which is near from Rolf's place. You will definitely spend a wonderful day!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

It rained on us right through the tents even after the waiters said it wouldn't Food wasn't all that and they brought a large tray of fries instead of individual plates which we found confusing Waiters are a bit confused and certainly very rude Not as good as is hyped We had no electricity from 6 till 8 when we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My cousins and I visited Rolf's place on a saturday for a fun filled day of Paintball shooting. I had heard of Rolfs place several times and been told it was an amazing place to visit. two years later i Have to say I was quite disappointed. The paintball shooting part was great and fun....however the course could be improved... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I loved the place,the smell of fresh air.....it is beautiful,if you are in Nairobi and you do not want to go so far from the city...This is definitely a place to visit.But the name of your paint ball game should be changed "massacre to kill".... I brought two young boys and it was not so great telling them that we... More 

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Thank Mbaja B
Verona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Nice food at affordable prices but VERY poor service. Owners should invest in human resource. Location is perfect for people who would like to be away from Nairobi. I liked the idea behind the lodge and set up.

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Thank wildebeestsafar... K
Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We came for lunch after visiting Anselm's Glass Factory. The bridge leading up to the restaurant is a lot of fun, felt like I was going on an adventure! The building itself is very picturesque, beautiful decor and great views. It's a pity that's where the magic ends. We were a party of 7; we gave our drink orders and... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

There's an interesting story attached to Rolf's Place, and the décor reflects several aspects of the fascinating life its original owner must have led. The hotel is set on the edge of a gorge and is accessed by crossing an Indian Jones-style swing bridge ... say no more! We arrived quite late at night, but ten staff were there to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Rolf's place is a place that deserves a chapter in the books! It is located about 4KM from Rongai town, the boutique hotel is nestled on a large piece of property. One of the main features is the bridge that one has to cross to get to the hotel... It is a very interesting concept and have to say that... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

What a surreal place. Spectacular entrance with the picturesque suspension footbridge with Rolf's place in the backdrop. The staff were welcoming and friendly, a beautiful rustique set-up, relaxing ambience, delectable food and a glorious view. A must visit if in Nairobi. Absolutely loved it and will be back for sure.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The view from outside was beautiful. However, the swing bridge capacity was only 6 people and there wasn't anyone to enforce it. We had a meal at the poolside and I was extremely disappointed. The wait was over 1 hour and we had to get another waiter to assist since our first waiter forgot some of the order. The food... More 

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