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Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge

Moi South Road, Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and my partner attended a wedding function here so stayed on for three nights. The service and facilities are absolutely fantastic thanks to their team of dedicated staff which could be seen right down to an individual level for each staff. We could not find anything wrong with this place. Let's speak first about the wedding function. The hotel... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Wonderful hotel for a holiday getaway not far from Nairobi. The rooms are nice and clean. The buffet is good though the dessert could use some improvement in variety and quality. The hotel is located near several landmarks in the great rift valley. One area of urgent improvement is the sleep quality. In the days we slept at the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Lovely quiet and serene environment. Quality friendly service with smiles all the way. The food is fantastic and variety wide. Worth a visit once then twice then.....you know what I am getting to. Will definitely do it again and again.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I only stayed here for one night, just passing through the area. The room was very spatious and comfortable with all the necessary amenities. The dinner buffet was ok - but with quite limited vegetarian options (the grilled vegetables were excellent however). The staff at the hotel were all VERY friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Had two unforgettable nights. Peaceful, beautiful, child friendly and wonderful staff. The food was also amazing and someone washed our car :) Just didn't understand why we couldn't have our own drinks around the bonfire which is away from the bar :(

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Sawela lodge is a wonderful place to be for an holiday.The staff are good and exceptional-all of them irrespective of designation.the food was great as well-alot of variety.the rooms are clean and quite large, A great place to be a home far away from home

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A great place for relaxation for the entire family. We didn't know what to expect but the place turned to be a beautiful lodge with lots of space and activities for the children. The staff were also very polite and friendly and whenever we needed anything, they would help. Their meals are also good. We will definitely go back there... More 

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

Dear Joyce, Thank you for taking time to give us a review of your stay with us during your recent visit. The Management and Staff of Sawela Lodge are delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you once again on your next visit. R A Mokua - Operations Manager More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The reception upon arrival was very warm and welcoming, which was repeated at every opportunity, by the reception staff, in the dining, at the bar, in the gardens, etc. The location is excellent for a small lodge, and the flower gardens perfectly manicured, with water falls complimenting the dry barren grass lawns. The rooms were spacious and well finished. The... More 

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

Dear Mr Waireri, Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. We are particularly glad to note that you had a fulfilling experience during your stay. For the few shortcomings, we assure you that we are in the process of fixing them. We look forward to your next visit. We wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were a large group, so I can only speak for my experience. The room was clean cosy and comfortable with everything working well except for the door key which sometime took quite a long time before opening the door. In addition, there are no bulb switches at the sides of the bed so you have to go to the... More 

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

Dear client, The management and service team of Sawela Lodge are pleased to note that you had a lovely stay at our facility. We cant wait to host you once again in your next visit. Regards, R Mokua - Operations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We made a booking on short notice under a big group. Our stay was crowned with excellent service. The staff are all on point. They served us diligently, with a smile always. All the way from the reception, rooms, transport and not forgetting Daniel the Naturalist who took us through historic memory lane. Robert the manager deserves an award for... More 

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

Dear Madam Lucy, Thank you for taking time to review our services during your recent stay with us. The Management and Service team of Sawela Lodge are glad to note that you had a fulfilling experience. We thank you and look forward to hosting you again in your next visit. Regards, R Mokua - Operations Manager More 

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