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Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge

Moi South Road, Naivasha, Kenya
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had a beautiful weekend at Sawela checked out yestarday. Your staff members are A+, very polite & helpful, congratulations. Detail & cleanliness - super. Your food fresh and very well done - super tasty. Just one little thing, be more prepared for power black out. Have candles, candle holders and a lighter in the room, or place with quickly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge has great grounds. Lash and green and just beautiful. The rooms are alright, I was in the rooms that had both shower and separate bath tub. Shower power in the shower was ok, rooms were average, nothing too exciting to write about. Not sure the place is worth the cost, it is quite pricey, and nearby... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been our second stay and we were amazed about the efficient check in and the friendly Service. The rooms were quite comfortable though some of the walls Show signs of peeling off paint due to bad Isolation between bathroom and sleeping room. Also in the evening and following morning we did not have hot water in the bathroom... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I guess for locals but for Americans this is not a resort. There was a party on the patio until midnight and the loud music kept us up. We called the desk twice but nothing changed. There is no A/C or heat and if you open the doors the Mosquitos come in since they don't have screens. There are nets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Excellent service, great trained staff, Kenyans know how to make your stay an exquisite one. The room was nice, very spacious, with a wide and clean bathroom. It also had a very nice balcony with a small table and chairs offering a perfect place for enjoying the morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening while observing a... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Sawela lodge is an ideal geataway if you want to spend a night out of the city. It's about 1.5 hours away and the road leading there is not too horrible. It's in close proximity to Lake Naivasha so a number of wildlife and bird species can be observed. Be warned not to approach the lake after 4.30 pm as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We were about 50 of us, and they were able to handle us well. The environment was serene with a large well kept field. Lots of available activities to do, swimming, bike riding and a tour to the lake. The isn't a defined walk path to the lake and or for riding so you walk through the lawn to get... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stayed there twice, for work related meetings, and one a sleep over. Great rooms, friendly staff .The grounds are beautifully mowed, unfortunately did not have time to go and relax there .. next time.

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Robert M, Manager at Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Thank you for visiting and staying with us, moreso, as our repeat client. We thank you too for sparing some moments to review our services. The Management and Staff are delighted that you have, each time, had a fulfilling experience witth our products and services. We will always wish to do the same to all our clients. Warm... More 

Kisumu, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I stayed at this lodge for a week during which i attended a workshop. It has a quiet, peaceful environment although there was some noise due to construction that was on going. The food was good, especially the dinner barbeque. Room Wi-fi was a problem, and i was really disappointed since i was working on a document and i needed... More 

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Robert M, Manager at Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your recent visit and stay at our lodge. Thank you too for taking time to review our services. We are particularly glad to note that you enjoyed your stay at Sawela Lodge. The Management and Staff have noted with delight your sincere and encouraging comments. We look forward to hosting you yet again during your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A romanic get away is what we were looking for and exactly what we got. Serene environment, good room service......the food was awesome. The grass is lovely. Such a wonderful place to spend a weekend with a loved one.

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Dear Client, Thank you for staying with us recently. We thank you too for taking a moment to review our services. We were happy to hote that you had a fulfilling experience at Sawela. We look forward eagerly to your next visit. Warm regards, R Mokua - Operations Manager More 

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