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Hotel Waterbuck Nakuru

West Road, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Hotel Waterbuck Nakuru
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel was recently refurbished and thus is a step above the other hotels in Nakuru, the rooms now look modern and tasteful, the interior is rustic with lots of cool antique decor, it feels like a museum. The food is decent too and the staff friendly. The only complaint i have of the hotel is the poor wifi connection... More 

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Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Waterbuck is conveniently located in Nakuru town a walking distance from the Nakumatt shopping center/Mall. The hotel is a preferred conference and meeting place for organizations hence the need to book your room in advance to avoid disappointments. Due to full occupancy, the only available rooms were near the busy highway. All in all, the rooms were clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

rooms were nice and clean and staff were very friendly. the food and service is good. no lift unfortunately up to the the first floor. overall we had a good experience their as the cheaper option than in the national park accomodation

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Nakuru, Kenya
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a hotel designed in a courtyard style with most rooms overlooking a courtyard and the rest of the rooms facing the main road. Of special interest is the vibrant decor in terms of burnt orange and sunshine yellow colors with a dominating peach color across most surfaces. In the courtyard there is a nice variety of plants that... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Was here over the weekend (3rd and 4th October 2014) and was pleasantly surprised.The hotel has a classy look from the reception and the rooms are spacious.Very comfortable beds with clean white linen.It can get a little bit noisy due to the motor bikes....maybe sound proof windows can help.Breakfast has good variety.Would definitely stay here again.

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RipleyG
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had one night at this hotel during our travels in Kenya. It is located right in the middle of Lake Nakuru township, making it handy for shopping and restaurants. It is also only a short drive to the small game park surrounding Lake Nakuru. The lobby and common areas of the hotel are in African theme and are comfortable... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed one night at the hotel having come from a long safari. We requested for a late check out (11 a.m.) and the receptionist agreed. What she didn't tell us is that breakfast would be served till 10 a.m. So on checking out we asked about breakfast but were told we would have to pay for it. What a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I want to thank all the staff of this hotel, the reception was good . the food was excellent and the rooms were nor bad As we were on mid budget range it wasn't a bad choice for us to be at this hotel, the best thing i can remember is that we had car problem and we had to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

First I did not know whether there was a better hotel in Nakuru than my previous experience in this metropolitain town. What I loved most was the swimming pool and the terraces. The finishing on the walls and the ramboo furniture also caught my eyes. Am sure the owner or the designer knew what he was doing. A little bit... More 

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Xemxija, Malta
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The only thing good here was the food. The room was noisy, sheets did not fit the bed, the mosquito nets looked like they had been dragged through the gutter. My main complaint is the noise level from the road which kept me awake all night. Exhausting! Apparently the rooms are being renovated so they might improve...

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