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Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge

Moi South Road, Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge
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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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Woodstock, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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 

Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I stayed here after a disappointing stay at Enashipai. The lodge is quite nice, staff are friendly and the prices are friendly too. The food was good except breakfast was a bit disappointing, not quite the spread you get accustomed to. There is quite a bit of construction going on but we stayed on the side that was away from... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stayed at this Lodge for only one night, unfortunately, but it was all worth it. They have great dining, right from breakfast all through to dinner. The reception team is very welcoming. The property is set on a large track of land and there are plenty of attractions nearby, if you're on holiday.

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Lund, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Was looking forward to a great experience of nature on the shores of beautiful Lake Naivasha in Rift Valley, Kenya, after a hard week's work in Nairobi and Addis. Drove out from Nairobi and discovered Sawela Lodge among a row of lodges on the lake. Having settled into my room I found myself surrounded by loud, thumping music. Thought it... More 

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