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Kongoni Lodge on the ARR Reserve

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Kongoni Lodge & Game Valley | Moi South Lake Road | (Before Kongoni Road Side Village), Naivasha 20117, Kenya
Kongoni Lodge on the ARR Reserve
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a really wonderful two day break at the beautiful, unique Kongoni Lodge situated on the AAR Game Reserve. The setting is superb and the accommodation, food and service first class. The staff – Wesley, Purity and Leah all contributed in making our stay very memorable. The game drives are a must and Francis, the safari guide is massively... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My second visit to Kongoni with family and friends was just was as wonderful as my first. We were very happy with the rooms and bathrooms, all the meals and the very personalised, attentive and child friendly service. Loved the game drives, bush breakfast, sundowners and simply lounging on the veranda or by the pool. Kongoni offers great accomodation and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my family's third stay at Kongoni Lodge. It's not easy to find quaint accommodations that will welcome us with two small kids, and even more challenging to find something which feels so luxurious and unpretentious. When my parents came to visit us, we knew immediately we'd take them there. We loved the peaceful surroundings, enjoyed risking a brisk... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kongoni Lodge is a real find and only 2 hours away from Nairobi, the perfect weekend away. The food was excellent!!!! the staff and management very helpful and eager to please. Its stunning location and value for money is a must for anyone who doesn't want to venture too far from Nairobi. I will definately be back as soon as... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

l was at kongoni over easter and would like to refute to all the owners points. clearly we only spent an hour and a half because we were treated so badly that leaving was the best course of action. why be masochistic and put ourselves through further pain at your hands. have uploaded pictures of the lunch served to us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and i decided to make a trip down to Niavasha for the Easter weekend to the Kongoni Lodge on the AAR Reserve as this was one of the few places in Naivasha that we had not visited. I have visited a number of hotels, lodges, and camp-sites in and around Kenya living here and being a frequent traveler... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful views of the lake, nice location and good rooms. However service and attitude of the people there was a turn down . Food was HORRIBLE! Had to cut our stay short as it was really really disappointing

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Kongoni L, General Manager at Kongoni Lodge on the ARR Reserve, responded to this review

We are concerned that your very negative review should come from spending only an hour and a half at Kongoni Lodge. You had booked for two nights via an agent as a group of strict vegetarians and our chef had prepared for this. You complained about the lunch, which consisted of vegetarian pizzas, eggplant parmigiana, olive and rosemary focaccia, a... More 

Fontana, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is amazing, but the management is one of the worst I have met in my life. I was insulted and the way they treated us was extremely embarrassing. We get to the lodge mid afternoon. We went to restaurant for lunch. We were served cheese, bread and ham for lunch. We asked the waiter for the menu for... More 

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Kongoni L, General Manager at Kongoni Lodge on the ARR Reserve, responded to this review

As anyone who reads our TripAdvisor reviews will see, Kongoni Lodge very rarely get less than top ratings for comfort, food, service and hospitality. We host guests from all over the World and many of them return time and again. As for this persons blatantly untrue comments, we expect discerning travellers will see them as a spiteful attack. This is... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

By Far one of the best trips i've been on and it wouldn't of been possible without the beautiful surroundings of Kongoni lodge along with the staff that went out of there way to make our experience so special. Big Thank you to Edward winter and staff Martin And Wesley. The rooms were are big and spacious along with a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stayed at Kongoni with a group of old friends for a little over a week. It felt like a home away from home and so very peaceful. What also made it so relaxing was how fantastic and organised and the staff were. From offering relaxing massages, organising early morning game drives, sundowner drinks at viewpoint and breakfast by the... More 

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