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Crater Lake

Naivasha, Kenya
Crater Lake
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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great get away place. exclusive,personalized service, great ambience, friendly staff. I was more surprised when we were asked us what time we would like to have dinner & bfast as opposed to 'dinner is served at....' no check out time restrictions. we were taken to the sanctuary by a very friendly guide, planted a tree... we will definitely be back... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time at crater lake with my team, we had great time there. we did game drive, we also went see sunset view point, last was at crater lake.where we took so many pictures.i highly recommend this place.

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Nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Don't expect 5* luxury. The rooms are OK, but certainly not great. Ours had decidedly dodgy plumbing and lethal wiring, but the view was spectacular. The resident troop of colobus monkeys is impressive, the birdlife is spectacular and diverse. There is a pleasant hike around the crater with a helpful guide available. The food was mediocre; the standard buffet is... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Crater Lake tented camp is named after Crater Lake where it is located. Crater Lake is part of the 3 Rift Valley lakes in Naivasha. They have a lovely swimming pool and a floating restaurant on the lake where you can have your meals as the restaurant sways back and forth.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Visited crater lake on a very short notice.Very impressed by their willingness to make the necessary arrangements for our accommodation. Arrival is through an earth road way after the crowded lake Naivasha hotels and resorts. Could do with more clear directions especially after Kengen estate and at the Kongoni centre. The establishment is a Very nice, rustic and secluded place.... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very beautiful, exclusive and amazing place, I would recommend the place for couples or newly wed couples that preffer privacy, its very quiet and there are tons of activities to do, such as hiking up to the leopard rock, game drives as well as a visit to the Happy valley

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Really an awesome place to spend a vacation. The rooms are beautiful and the environment inspiring. My partner and I chose the honeymoon suite and it was worth the money. Planted a tree and looking forward to following up on its growth. Couldn't use the floating restaurant due to its dilapidated state which we were assured was going to be... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

very good place for hiking. exhuasting to walk all around along the crater lake rim, takes more than 2 hours. Not many visitors, all the view is yours haha. we didn't stay for the night or eat though.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had only heard of the place before, not much just one of the lodges and resorts in Rift Valley. My visit was extra-ordinary, although we almost got lost, evening travels..:D. But, being my birthday the staff had small cake prepared( at request i think). I had a great time , Sherrie welcomed us, and we really loved her. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The guy at the campsite, the guy at the restaurant and the ladies at the reception are genuinely nice people. The place itself is poorly run and poorly maintained. It is a travesty. It is located in an eden, but it is so poorly run as to be farcical. Get a proper hotel chain to lease your property and start... More 

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Crater L, Manager at Crater Lake, responded to this review

Refurbished Camping. We value your feedback and take your comments seriously. Crater Lake has now made significant progress in its camping facility, the toilets have been freshly redone. New professional Chefs were deployed to address the issue of food and we no-longer have issues to do with food. Our clients are now happy and we'll never stay in comfort zones.... More 

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