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P.O. Box 312-20117, Naivasha, Kenya
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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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Unfortunately, we planned our stay at Crater Lake on a holiday weekend. The only available accommodation was basic camping. The campground is far from the lake and from the dining area. The tents are old. A simple air mattress, 2 sheets, and 2 blankets are supplied. No lighting. The shower stalls and hole-in-the-floor toilets are disgusting. To get to the... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A most pleasant location, hospitable and friendly staff ready to meet any demand (within reason :) ). Situated about 30 mins from the town of Naivasha with game parks surrounding the property. Good for guided tours on foot and by car; ideal for scrambling (or just walking) the trails along the crater edge and spotting the animal inside and outside... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Went their withmy family...very beautiful place esp the lake...though the place is not child friendly eould love to go back and swim in the lake..Their are quite a number of stairs as your getting down which can be a challange when leaving. ..Nice setting though n loved the floating bar

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

For all it's idyllic location, great history and positive reviews all it took to destroy the Easter weekend expectation for our party of 6 parents and 5 kids under 5yrs old was: 1. Terrible service at the restaurant; order a la carte at your own risk - took an hour and a half to get an authentic answer on our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The Crater Lake Camp is an extremely romantic place. There are only a few rooms (tents under a permanent structure) so, in the evening, when day guests are gone the number of guests is small. The dining area is very nice, though we preferred the terras overlooking the banks of the crater lake. Staff is very kind and knowledgeable. Walks... More

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Lyon, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

An average accommodation, yet clean and good service. All rooms look at the lake with lots of birds floating around. Walking safari is quite fun with zebras, giraffes, buffalos (be ware) and monkeys. Food has to be improved as well as wine list.

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115 reviews 115 reviews
31 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We recently spent two nights at Crater Lake lodge in Naivasha. The drive out to the lodge is a nice drive (about 45 minutes off the main road) and there are animals all along the way – we saw zebras, giraffes and many others. Walking down the steps, the camp area opens to a beautiful small lake filled with pink... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were visiting this area on a daily trip. It is possible to walk around the lake (2,5 hours), the view is wonderful, the restaurant is on water, the stairs are leading down to the lake and flamingos. There are places to have picnic around reception since eating around the lake is not allowed. However, toilets at the reception were... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My husband and I spend an overnight in Crater Lake, driving down from Nairobi.The 101 steps down to the tents were well worth the amazing view ; a lake filled with thousands of pink flamingos.later, when they took flight in the sunset, it was like they had become illuminated, unforgettable! The floating restaurant was fun and, staff attentive, however, accomodation... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Having lunch on a platform on the flamingo-dotted lake, colobos monkeys on your veranda and a buffalo spending the night in the bush next to your tent, this all gave me the right start of my 'discover Kenya' trip. Special mentioning: the walking safari with guide Paul. You climb out of the crater, and stand eye to eye with giraffes,... More

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Address: P.O. Box 312-20117, Naivasha, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
Also Known As:
Crater Lake Hotel Naivasha
Crater Lake Naivasha, Kenya - Rift Valley

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