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The Duke of Breeze Hotel

Off Kenyatta Avenue next to Yatin Supermarket | Kisumu Central Business District, Kisumu, Kenya
The Duke of Breeze Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have read lots of reviews about The Duke of Breeze Hotel in Kisumu despite the fact that its in my home Town!! true to its element it a nice and cozy place, rooms are clean and standard, kind of budget hotels. staff were friendly , though i requested to see the manager since i wanted to share a few... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The place just keeps getting better and better! The management has just upgraded a number of rooms, the reception area and the roof top bar! All these changes really brighten the experience and make a very fun atmosphere. While customer service can be challenging in Kisumu, I've never been disappointed with the staff and their attention to the customer. Keep... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

As always, I'm here every few months and the place doesn't fail to impress. Great to see the renovations are continuing and the reception is now looking its best. Rooftop bar still excellent for sundowners, well priced beers and meals. Great friendly staff, always like coming home. Remember to book the new rooms.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was there for the friday night rooftop bar, and it is a great place to start your night. Met a ton of new interesting people, both locals and expats. Decent price on drinks, nice bar and dance area. In general a good place to hang out and relax.

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elise, Thanks very much for your kind review of the rooftop bar, we are happy to read that you had a great time! It is a good place to meet other people. We hope to see you back soon again! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We had a very bad experience at this place. First, the staff who checked us in was very rude. Then the site says you pay about $27 for two adults in a single room for bed and breakfast but on arrival they claim that a single room is for one person and that you have to pay a double sum... More 

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Veronidah, We have noted your first time registration at trip advisor to review. If you stayed with us, you would have noted that our prices are communicated in Kenyan Shillings, for singles and doubles, not in dollars. Yes, a single is indeed for a single person. A double is for two persons however it is not charged double the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The best part of The Duke of Breeze is definitly the rooftop. There you find the restaurant en the bar. Especially on weekends it can be quite crowdy there. It is one of the places to be in Kisumu. On friday and saturday eve's a DJ is there and many people are dancing. On these eve's you can hear the... More 

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind feedback! We are very happy to read that you really enjoyed the rooftop and the renovated new rooms! We are delighted to inform you that the new bright reception area is ready and the staff can be found at the reception again. We will give the feedback to our security team that you felt... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Noting that it is located in the city, it might be worth booking a room that faces away from the city since it can get quite loud due to its location by the road side. The prices are quite decent, the staff is friendly and the rooms are very clean. It's a good walk from some good restaurants and supermarkets... More 

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zahra, Thanks, many greetings from the Duke. Happy to hear that you found the rooms clean and the staff friendly. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Hotel is reasonably priced. Not the best place for a quiet night especially on the weekends as the hotel club music shuts at 1.00 am thus noisy in room from 9 PM. The rooms are clean, food is great, service is great. The reception place needs upgrading and we had a lot of mosquitoes at the reception area with us... More 

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We will start to upgrade our reception from next week. We hope we will see you again soon so you can see the change! Karibu sana! More 

Rotterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fair hotel. The lobby is very small, but the rooms are clean and tidy. The cental staircase could do with a bit of painting, though. The best part is the rooftop bar, and being a Dutchman, I felt at home here. Also the heineken beer and the television, as wel as the great view at the park are refreshing.

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DukeKisumu_Kenya, Owner at The Duke of Breeze Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, we are happy to read that you felt at home and you found the Dutch twist! Duke stands for actually for Dutch Kenya.... We hopen jullie snel weer als gast te hebben! Welkom! More 

Houston, Texas
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I spent the majority of my time in Kenya in a remote village. The Duke of Breeze provided a great place to come back to and recharge, enjoy some wifi, and of course, extra-cold tuskers beers!! The rooftop bar is a great place to grab a drink, some food, and enjoy the breeze and the lovely view of Kisumu. Definitely... More 

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