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P.O. Box 2111, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
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Kiboko Bay Resort
Ranked #1 of 21 Hotels in Kisumu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Great Hotel where the grounds kiss the shores of the lake Victoria.Utmost awesomeness as u wine and dine overlooking the great Lake!!!! Awesome accommodation similar to I kwete in Maua- raised tent style to give u perfect coolness due to the hot weather.To be honest one cn feel the heat..The place has great trees n bushes....awesome. However one on business... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed in 2 tents for a night and regretted not having had a couple of more days to properly enjoy Kiboko Bay. The service is amazing, the view of sunsets on the platform on the lake is just a few pluses to staying here. The food is great and my son enjoyed playing football on the well manicured... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Kiboko Bay and thank you very much for taking time to review and recommend Kiboko Bay on tripadvisor. We appreciate your observation, that we are fortunate to have a fantastic team of staff members. I will share your kind and generous compliments with all the crew. We are glad that your family had a... More 

Ukiah, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to Eldoret and spent a weekend at Kiboko Bay on Kisumu. It is a nice, small tented resort that compares well to others in Kenya. Our tent was clean and comfortable. The bed was a bit short but the mattress and linens were very nice. The restaurant was very good. Staff was friendly and helpful. Prices... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Kiboko Bay Resort and reviewing our property on tripadvisor. We are grateful for your feedback and appreciate your sincere compliments. We look forward to welcome and host you again. Best regards, Nirmal Darbar. (Director) More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hope my next review of Kiboko bay will be much better, the place is well placed near the lake and the sunsets are quite amazing-you can get this anywhere in Kisumu anyway. Didn't like the service AT ALL!!! The staff were quite moody and rush in serving us, but the food was great. The chef saved the day! Hope... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Kiboko Bay Resort, we value your feedback and assure you that care will be taken to emphasize better training of service staff to provide a superb dining experience to all guests. We regret that your experience at Kiboko Bay Resort was less than perfect, but glad that you enjoyed the cuisine, thank you... More 

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there with my extended family for lunch... Beautiful location with a good swimming pool for kids and adults. The food was below average (we all ordered different meals and none of us liked what we got) and pricey too. The service was slow and disjointed... but the kids enjoyed the baby pool and lying under the sun (though they... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Wanjiru, Thank you for visiting Kiboko Bay and thank you for your feedback. Please understand that the use of the pool and sun bed is free only for the residents of Kiboko Bay, therefore all other customers are charged for the use of swimming pool facility because most visitors do come to enjoy Kiboko Bay for the whole... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Everytime i visit this place there is that feeling of the lake and comfort that you cannot escape from. Its a good place to visit do boat riding or just swim in their pool just by the massive lake victoria. The cabins/tents are a good way to spend the night and surrounding you is a bunch of eco tourists sides... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your patronage and many thanks for taking time to review Kiboko Bay on tripadvisor. We are glad that your experiences at Kiboko Bay have always been pleasant and we will strive to improve further, because we believe that it's still work in progress. With sincere gratitude we look forward to welcome and host you again.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a very pleasant stay for 3 nights in December. The hotel property is beautiful, in a great location, and well managed. The staff was very helpful and polite, and the manager Rudolph went above and beyond to make us feel welcomed. The food at the restaurant was excellent and very reasonably priced. We had a nice morning boat... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for choosing Kiboko Bay and taking time to review our property on tripadvisor. We appreciate your kind and generous comments, succinctly explaining Kiboko Bay Resort's business philosophy. We do believe that working with the local boat owners and villagers is an important aspect of our business. Thank you for your patronage, on behalf of Kiboko Bay... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We did not stay here but had a terrific meal while watch a storm move across the adjacent Lake Victoria. Great views and the food was up to the same standard. Lots of fresh fish. The rest of the facility looked nice.

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing our restaurant facility on tripadvisor. We appreciate your generous compliments which I will gladly share with all staff members. At Kiboko Bay it is our understanding that we are a work in progress and we will strive to raise our standards by constantly improving all features of our hospitality products and services. We are... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed here one night . Should have been at least 3 . The tented rooms were simply amazing. Not got over the hippo grunts during the night . Staff were so friendly . Our main contact was Kennedy from busia. We got stuck when the bank would not honor our payment request . Manager kindly allowed us to go and... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Philo, Thank you for choosing Kiboko Bay Resort, and trust you and your family are having a splendid start to 2015. Thank you for reviewing and sharing your experiences at Kiboko Bay on tripadvisor. Kiboko Bay not being a very big property helps us understand our guests better, and we did understand the difficulty you had with your credit... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Even though i moved away from Kisumu this place will never seize to be a getaway place for my family,friends and I.The pool is located in such away that you can have a sip of your drink in it and at the same time enjoy the wonderful view of the lake and the magnificent sunset it has.The staff and management... More 

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Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time and reviewing Kiboko Bay Resort on tripadvisor. We thank you for recommending Kiboko Bay and assure you that the Tented Accommodation have a distinct appeal to people fed up of bling bling decor. Looking forward having you around again. Best regards, Nirmal Darbar. (Director) More 

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Additional Information about Kiboko Bay Resort

Address: P.O. Box 2111, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Kiboko Bay Hotel Kisumu

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