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P.O.Box 738 | Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi GP 00517, Kenya
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The Emakoko
Ranked #2 of 123 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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northern NJ
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110 reviews 110 reviews
48 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The choice of Embakoko lodge on the last day of our Kenyan safari in Nairobi turned out to be excellent and we did see black and white Rhino, albeit at a distance. The lodge itself is stunning and very upscale with period photographs of old Nairobi and the park on the walls. The food and service was excellent and the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Just returned from Kenya andEthiopia and had the great pleasure of staying at Emakoko at the beginning of our trip and at the end. It was perfection across the board. From the moment we were met at the airport to returning us to the airport we were met with kindness, expertise, comfort and great adventure. The food was superb and... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We stayed at the Emakoko for two nights and we must let the whole world knows about the unmatched hospitality we got from this wonderful Lodge.we met at the airport by Sylvester,helped us with our luggage into his custom built Toyota land cruiser truck and briefed us on the short journey to the Lodge.He was really polite,friendly,soft spoken and highly... More 

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Emakoko for two days in September either side of a trip to the Mara and Mauritius. The lodge is built on a small valley just outside Nairobi national park. There are lovely views into the park from the lodge and both the communal areas and the lodge has been designed to make the most of its... More 

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Cairo
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I visited the Emakoko on December 29th 2012, staying just one night before a horse riding safari. Unfortunately my flight was very delayed which was a real shame as I would have loved to have stayed longer in this lovely lodge. However the short time I spent was super; I was 'meeted and greeted' by Elizaban at the airport and... More 

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Anton and Emma, thank you for creating Emakoko. What an amazing piece of paradise..Every part of our stay was great, starting from the beautiful view from our very comfortable room,the terrific staff and service, delicious meals (my kids loved the food), chilling in the afternoons with a baby Impala for company, fun game drives especially the one with Anton and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

First and foremost I must state that for all the time my wife and I have been on safari,we have never experienced the kind of hospitality we got when we stayed in this property. Right from the airport we were met by Sylvester who was our driver guide throuhout the time we spent in Emakoko,he was a soft spoken guy... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This absolute gem sits across a foot bridge from the Nairobi National Park. It is accessible from the park itself or the road outside the park and they will pick you up at the airport or elsewhere in Nairobi. The setting is fabulous with animals from the area visiting. Each house is beautifully appointed, the staff is highly engaged in... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The Emakoko is absolutely superb. I travel a lot through Africa and for a city destination this cannot be beaten. The food, accommodations, service and management are second to none. I awoke in the morning to the roar of a lion in the distance and had breakfast watching bushbuck and impala 50 yards away.I wish I had stayed longer.

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Columbia, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

This is a wonderful lodge in Nairobi Park just outside the city of Nairobi. You will think you are in a nature reserve and you are!!! The traffic in Nairobi is legendary - and terrible and at Emakoko you can escape almost all of it (and get to the airports on time). Anton and Emma make you feel right at... More 

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Address: P.O.Box 738 | Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi GP 00517, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 10

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