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The Vic Hotel Kisumu

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Nairobi-Kisumu Highway | In the Mega City Mall compound., Kisumu 40100, Kenya
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The Vic Hotel Kisumu
Ranked #3 of 29 Kisumu B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Mombasa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we arrived in the evening and where given straight our rooms, service was organised, Dinner at the restaurant next to the entrance of Nakumatt. Food was OK, and enjoyed the comfortable stay at the room,

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Nairobi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed at the Vic for two nights during a field trip. The rooms are great, with lovely fittings, lighting and artwork, and are relatively quiet despite the hotel sharing a compound with a pub and a big supermarket. It's a great place for business travel, with good dishes to choose from for dinner. I never really took my time... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The hotel is situated behind Nakumatt Mega City within the same secure compound which is unfortunately right next to the city dump, but I have been coming here for a few years now and I have never noticed a nasty smell in the air once inside the compound. The hotel staff are all very polite, friendly and welcoming and the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

the Vic is one of the relativley "newer" hotels in Kisumu. Its location is convenient but spoilt by the presence of a pub nearby, streaming noise to guests that may be light sleepers. The rooms are otherwise great, the conference facilities are good. The food quality is of good standard, though they may want to redo their dining room to... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I spend twice one night at the Vic Hotel in Kisumu and I really enjoyed it. The rooms are well furnished, very clean and confortable (with mosquito nets in sufficiency, two at the windows and one around the bed; in Kisumu, it's a must). The only thing is that there was no trashbin in the bathroom. For a women, it... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel twice. Once in June 2013 and the next time in October 2013. The first thing that might trouble business travelers is that this hotel is a B&B kind of property. Although they do provide you with lunch and dinner on request, its not the hotel's primary calling. The location can be considered on the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

That is my number one option to stay in Kisumu, as am usually there for business. Vic is the perfect business hotel. Comfortable rooms, very friendly and helpful staff, good ambiance, not to forget - free wifi! It also has an excellent restaurant next door - Monami.Try the pizzas there. Very good for business travellers.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Hotel location is excellent and in a nice environment behind the shopping mall. Staff were great from booking to check-in. Nice sized swimming pool. Breakfast selection was excellent.

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Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

A little tricky to locate in behind a large mall complex, and a new wing currently under construction, I was also concerned about the garbage dump next door. Surprisingly, except for a horrible smell outdoors once during a light wind, I did not experience any smells indoors, nor was I inconvenienced in any way by the construction. The room was... More

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McLean, Virginia, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurants next door are serving good food at a reasonable price. The compound is secure and for me the hotel was next door to our Kisumu office. This would have been a great experience if it wasn't for the garbage dump next door. On Sunday we had... More

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Address: Nairobi-Kisumu Highway | In the Mega City Mall compound., Kisumu 40100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu

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