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Chicho

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Off Post Office Road | Box 49, Marsabit 60500, Kenya
Chicho
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very comfortable. Quiet. Lovely, welcoming staff. Great food. Close to city centre and government offices. Also, close to Marsabit National Park. Beds are becoming "bananas". Bathrooms needs some TLC. But management is very conscientious and the hotel is a very pleasant place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Awesome bed and breakfast, you can also order for whetever food you need and the chef will make it for you, the service was great. Would recommend anybody visiting marsabit to visit the hotel and enjoy their hospitality and warm welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent rooms considering how remote and tiny marsabit town is. Better than most places in bigger towns. Has secure parking, wifi, hot showers and friendly staff. When in marsabit, there is no better place to stay.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Everything is done to make your stay comfortable and relaxing - nothing is too much trouble. The kitchen is very clean and produces tasty specialties such as biriyani, but it will also whip up a fruit salad for you if you fancy something light. Its in a good location, is small and cosy, is super safe - what more could... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is in a great location in town and has everything you need -- a comfortable bed, hot water, good internet, breakfast, and very helpful staff! If I'm ever in Marsabit again, I'll be back! Rooms directly across from the breakfast area may be a little bit noisy in the morning as they set out breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I've been there about a week in total, with some gaps for field work. After spending some time in the more rural parts of the county, coming back to Chicho began feeling like home. The place is clean and close to European standard. The internet works mostly perfect. The staff is very friendly and takes good care of you. If... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Thank you to the owner, manager, architect, of Chico hotel for creating such a comfortable home to share. The green plants in the shared courtyard make for a peaceful ambiance and there is a friendly ambiance between guests and staff. I will definitely return to Chicho hotel the next time I am in Marsabit!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I always stay at Chicho when I go to Marsabit. The rooms are quiet (rare in Marsabit) and comfortable with very good wifi. The owner is extremely helpful and accommodating and keeps the hotel in good order. There's not many places to sit at the moment, but this will change when the extension is complete. The breakfast could include some... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Chicho lodge is a home away from home.The hospitality is perfect.And the ambiance is good.Quiet and serene.Has the best internet experience. The owner takes feedback well and acts on it.Kudos to the owner!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was more than delighted to stay at Chicho. It's truly the best accommodation in Marsabit. The place is calm & peaceful. Rooms clean and well lit. Marvelous WIFI! Great customer service. I couldn't wait for evenings to go relax in my room! Thanks Chicho for this lovely experience!

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