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Maanzoni Estate | P.O. Box 2539, Machakos 90100 MKS, Kenya
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Amazing Kenya Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It really is a hidden treasure not far from the city. I loved the atmosphere that makes you feel intimate with nature. The size of the establishment is another plus for a solitude seeker. You will enjoy the sense of privacy that it offers together with the wonderful staff of the place. The walk up to the rock for the... More 

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

Amazing Kenya Retreat was wonderful, service is very personalized. Welcomed with a hot towel and refreshing glass of juice. A small place consisting of 5 chalets set up, carrying 2pax per chalet but more beds can be put up if need be. Ambience is beautiful very serene conducive for relaxation. On the drive in was able to spot plenty of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were Australians travelling from Nairobi with a one year old. The traditional style cottage accommodation was clean, with lovely decor & mosquito nets, including the cot (although I didn't notice any mosquitos). The food, served by our "waiter" Francis, was delicious (including catering for a vegetarian a child). Francis seemed to be constantly at our service and also able... More 

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Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Amazing Kenya Retreat. In fact we keep going back there. It is an oasis close to the busy city of Nairobi. Quite amazing to see the animals roam freely. This small eco lodge is extremely well kept and clean in beautiful grounds. Early morning is the time to see….and hear the many birds. Whilst... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The waiters were very friendly, the food was very delicious and the host went out of his way to show us around, he was also very friendly. It is an excellent place for a short visit and for a mini safari, a very good treat for family gateaway. If you want time out of the hustle and bustle of the... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We arrived as a party of 6 a little later than expected on Saturday morning, the host still had the breakfast table laid out despite the fact that it was 10:30am. The distance from the road is worth the wait...you arrive at a quint lodge with the colour palate matching the surrounding. Instantly you become aware that you are out... More 

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Izegem, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Finally I had the opportunity to visit this place. I was very impressed. The place is certainly worth the 'long'' distance from the main road. I must say I was lucky i think that i had downloaded the direction map on their website, otherwise i might have missed a turn for I was very busy looking at the wildlife !... More 

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Oslo
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We may have caught the lodge staff on an off day, as all the other reviews are so positive. On arrival the lady who met us assumed that we were not guests, and so the juice and towels laid out carefully for the two guests they were expecting were whisked back into the kitchen. After a bit of a look... More 

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janreeuwijk, Owner at Amazing Kenya Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are really sorry that you had such a negative experience during your stay at Amazing Kenya Retreat. Regarding the welcoming, the management takes full responsibility for the confusion. It was caused by the fact that we had instructed our staff to expect a mother with a young child so we gave them the wrong information. When you... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Perfect getaway for those looking for a quiet, private and scenic wilderness experience just a few minutes away from Nairobi. We were excited that our welcoming committee into the area as we drove to the lodge was herds of zebra, hartebeest, eland and giraffe! The food was excellent, not the usual lodge meals and one could tell the chef had... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed at Amazing Kenya Retreat for 3 nights at Easter. This is a lovely, quiet place which makes it a perfect getaway for a long weekend outside of Nairobi madness just half an hour from JKIA. If you are looking for the big five then this place is not for you. But if you enjoy taking a stroll in... More 

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Address: Maanzoni Estate | P.O. Box 2539, Machakos 90100 MKS, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Eastern Province > Machakos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5

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