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Hippo Point & Dodo’s Tower

Lake Naivasha | Kenyan Rift Valley, Naivasha, Kenya
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

If you want to wake up to zebras grazing outside your bedroom window, walk through lush greenery at 6am to spot the most exotic feathery friends, have a private meal overlooking the pink flamingoes of naivasha lake or just relax by the stunning azure pool with giraffes for company, you will find it here at Hippo Point. My husband and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

perfect serene and beautiful scenery!suitable for holidays,meetings party great hospitality and beautiful rooms and a perfect view of lake naivasha boat rides and fishing expeditions and camp fires available

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Thank njoxjan
Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Hippo Point is not only a beautiful, idyllic spot with gorgeous sunsets, rolling green lawns, and loads of giraffe, zebras, monkeys, impalas, warthogs and more strolling through the property, it is a beautiful, comfortable stately house staffed by attentive and warm staff that feels more like you're staying in a friend's home than a lodge or hotel. From the freshly... More 

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Thank Erik F
Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The place is situated outside the usual tourist areas and due to this the peace and privacy we experienced has been unique. The elegance of the Mansion and the Tower are impressive and the privacy you are given makes you regenerate. The lunch was in the garden in front of the lake with a private table only for us and... More 

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3 Thank Roberto M
Nairobi Region, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's a beautiful private sanctuary dotted with Hippos,Buffaloes,Zebras,Monkeys, majestic walking Giraffes, haven of birds among many more sorts of flora & fauna.Here you have option of doing night game drive where you can see nocturnal animals.Cuisine is sumptuous Chefs delicacies accompanied with personalized service.What a special way when clients are provided with a surprise sundowner on the shores of Lake... More 

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Thank jeremykm1976
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Dodo's Tower is an extraordinary 20th century folly! It is deeply and truly comfortable, evokes a bygone (or is it?) era, and is set in an exquisite location between two lakes and under the acacia trees. The hippos, giraffes, baboons, monkeys, mongoose, antelope, gazelle and birdlife are a bonus. Go! When the time comes again that travellers don't fear Kenya... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Impalas, Hippos, Birds from out of this world, Buffalos, Giraffes, Zebras. All in one place, on a tiny half Island just 2hrs outside Nairobi. A beautifully maintained resort with friendly staff excellent food and adventure at your leisure. I suggest bringing a pair of binoculars. I've never been a bird lover, but the specimens you can see here surpassed my... More 

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1 Thank leauguste
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On our second trip to Kenya, we took our two young kids (4 and 7). We have seen 12 different lodges overall, but Hippo Point turns out to be a league of its own. It feels like it's fallen out of time, grounds and house in pristine settings, pure serenity. You can basically walk by hippos and buffalos. Super helpful... More 

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Thank Anna S
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have lived in Kenya for three years now and travelled around a lot. Hippo Point is without a doubt our favourite and we return as often as we possibly can. We even invited a close group of friends and organised the baptism of our first-born there. The whole place is a dream. Eat breakfast in the tower and watch... More 

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1 Thank Charly W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We had the amazing adventure of watching Hippos move frome one lake to the other in the night, to have dinner in the garden like a picnic, to eat amazing food, to have incredable service and company, we got to meet the owners son and wife and friends, they were very nice and kind, they trest us like friend and... More 

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