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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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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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110 reviews 110 reviews
23 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
33 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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