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Sunset Hotel

Impala Lane | Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya
Sunset Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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RICHMOND
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For a first time trip to Kisumu Kenya it was a wonderful experience. The hotel restaurant was pretty good and very good and polite wait and bar staff. It is a fun place at times in the evenings and a quick walk down the road to the impala reserve. They say never go or stay in the same place twice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a good location, with good service and very nice food. All rooms face the lake, and one can relax and watch the beautiful sunset. A silent place that is good for business person who would want to have some extra work done. The rooms are very spacious, with working air conditioning systems. However, the hotel is... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is strategically located next to impala reserve and in a quiet place away from noise of kisumu city at the shore of lake Victoria. Timely refurbishment is needed in rooms especially bathrooms and replacing old bath tabs

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

To the African Standard this is the Hilton hotel. To westerners it's budget basement hotels. It took 3 room changes to get a room that had hot water (with no eleroctuions) they gave us a room where people where already in (not good for security) the beds are very hard, no air conditioning, nothing works, bar staff are very sly... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Its one of the best hotels in Kisumu in terms of natural location. Great lake view and awesome staffs keep it up! They have standard rooms that are good but they need to work on their Lifts as well as some rooms need to be renovated.

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Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a lovely lunch at this classic and well loved Kenyan hotel. For me, it was mostly a return to memory for I stayed there often as a child with my father and family. The whole Tilapia fish ( freshly caught that morning barely kilometers away !!!) and local ground maize meal "Ugali" with traditionally grown and cooked vegetables... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The location of the hotel was beside Lake Victoria. Its has a pleasant and calm environment. I stayed in a deluxe room which was very neat and comfortable. The standard rooms are not that good. Food was decent. There was no wifi in the room . You had to come to the lobby to access wifi and even then it... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I stayed in Sunset Hotel in Kisumu for one night in October 2013 - I had planned to spend two nights at the hotel, but ran away as quickly as I could after one night in this awful hotel. I might have given this hotel three stars if it cost Ksh1000 per night, but at Ksh4500 per night, I can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The hotel must probably had its good days back in 60-ties...it is poorly maintained, and one has to be brave to use the shower - serious life hazard. Given that there are quite a few hotels in the region, this one should upgrade its facilities or would soon close the shop. Beautiful sunset does not compensate for such a low... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

For 4 nights it was good. Staff friendly and helpful. Lift was a concern often not stopping at the desired floor. My wife preferred the stairs until it came to luggage time. Qquiet with few guests while we were there.

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