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Camp Carnelley's

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Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20151, Kenya
Camp Carnelley's
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night at the end of January. There was a lot of confusion about the room we booked in advance, so make sure you're clear about what you want. The man at the front desk wasn't very honest or helpful with our booking. We were first told there isn't an option for a twin room, so we... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During Easter weekend, a few of my friends travelled to Naivasha!!We stayed nearby but ate all our meals at the camp. The food was amazing!!I loved the bbq pizza and the breakfast was amazing!The kitchen staff are really nice and polite!Kudos!The ambience was great and I love how there's a mix of nick nacks and the leso pillows were an... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on the lake with yummy food, fun activities (volleyball/boat rides/bike rentals), affordable lodgings and drinks, and warm hospitality. Have stayed here multiple times and will return again. This last time we rented bikes (600-800 kes) for the morning and biked to Hell's Gate 2-3km away from Carnelly's)--a trip I highly recommend as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to get a new banda over easter weekend for 14000 KES/night between four of us. The banda was great, fantastic styling and decent bathroom with nice hot shower. Beds were comfortable with mosquito nets. Only issue was loud pumping music every night from somewhere else nearby though it did stop at some point in the night. The lakeside location... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend with a friend. The atmosphere is great and the food is (pricey!) but good. The reason I only giving two stars is the fact that we barely slept as the neighbouring hotels had huge parties well into the wee hours of the night on both Friday and Saturday night. Unless you're into old school... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in March. We had Banda 3 down by the jetty. It was spotlessly clean, bright and airy. We found the campsite very relaxing. We had dinner at the restaurant both nights and the pizza was amazing. Breakfast was equally yummy with full fry, banana and pancakes or granola and yoghurt. We found it to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Saturday 21st March. A night to remember. A place to forget. My friends and I had booked a big banda which goes for KES 10,000 by placing a deposit of KES 5,000 way before our visit. Come D-Day and since we were running a bit late, we called the contact person on 0722 260749 and reconfirmed that we were still... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This place has a wonderful setting by the lake. The rooms and showers were clean and the restaurant/bar was fantastic. Best crayfish curry I've ever had! Would definitely recommend it and we'll be back.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is like a dream. Beautiful surrounding with big trees and green grass. Nice and clean bathrooms. We saw hippos every day and they were sooo close! Here is a great restaurant also. We've had here the best food in whole Africa (blue beef burger is number one). We stuck here for two weeks and definitely come back.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed one night in a twin bed room. Toilets, showers and wash stands are separate, but clean and functional. You only have to walk about 10 metres down a path, past some shrubs to get to them. Room was basic, but clean, with bedside table and lamp, and mosquito nets. In spite of having seen loads of mosquitoes in the... More 

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