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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campsite is located on the lake so you get a great view all day long. The amenities are basic but clean. The tent they rented me though was one of those old pole tents and just about did its job of protecting me from the elements and the mattress and blankets were smelly, so bring your own gear if... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the self contained units (unsure of the name of it) We rang up one week and told they couldn't fit us in the 3 nights. We rang again a few days later for one night they could accommodate- when we arrived we asked for the 3 nights that they could now accommodate us for?... The... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest established campsites on Lake Naivasha, Fisherman's camp offers basic amenities and activities. The restaurant serves good value home-cooked meals (do not expect cordon bleu!) Firewood, hot showers, toilets are available on site, plus camping equipment to rent if there's anything you forgot to bring with you. If camping is not your scene, then the rustic bandas... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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33 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful location. You'll spot hippos at night or even in late afternoon. The lake is wonderful. Unfortunately, the reception staff women knew absolutely nothing about hospitality, wouldn't even look me in the eyes when I walked passed and didn't answer my good morning wishes to them. Haven't experienced that anywhere else in Africa. The dinner is delicious, but expensive ($7-$12)... More 

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Nairobi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and friends decided to take me out of town for a birthday weekend and booked Top Camp which is part of fisherman' camp.... THIS IS THE WORST PLACE IN KENYA!!!!! Especially the bandas... If going to fisherman's please DONT!!!! Go to crayfish or somewhere else instead . The insects in the rooms are just unbearable, spiders all over,... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We camped there for 3 or 4 nights so we can only review the camping ground and facilities. This camping has a good location, not far from Hell's gate by bike and in a reasonable time you can reach crescent island. It is really near to the lake and we could see hippos in the night, this was AMAZING!! Facilities... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stayed in a 6 person banda in bottom camp, comfortable enough, with good mozzie nets, beautiful location near the lake. Restaurant surprisingly reasonably priced compared to other places in the area, 6-700 KES for a hearty main and food was good enough. All in all the best value and most fun of the camps I've been to around Naivasha.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere at the bar was nice as was the food, but we were left underwhelmed by the accommodation and prices. There are better options for the same price nearby. Having said that if you want remote and peaceful, then the top camp is definitely that.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My friend and I camped here for 2 nights. The scenery is amazing as you are right on the edge of Naivasha Lake. We actually found the staff very welcoming and helpful and they put our tent up within 15 mins. Yes the tents were a bit dirty and cramped but what do you expect for about £8 a night... More 

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Nairobi
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The camping experience at Fisherman's is quite basic but a good way of spending time with friends, within a very reasonable budget. But 1. there lacks co-ordination between fisherman's camp and top camp when it comes to confirming bookings. We were meant to stay at top camp and had booked via phone, only to find when we arrived that our... More 

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Additional Information about Fisherman's Camp

Address: Naivasha, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Fisherman`s Camp Hotel Naivasha
Fisherman's Camp Naivasha, Kenya - Rift Valley

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