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Sosa Cottages

Majengo Hamisi Road, Gisambai, Kenya
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for lunch, in the beautifully laid out and well kept grounds. The food was good... when it eventually arrived, after an eternity. Not acceptable for a business lunch. If this can be sorted out I would recommend Sosa highly. Excellent location from which to tour the dramatic rock formations in the area.

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Proctorville, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I stayed here with my family in May. We stayed in one of the cottages. While this is a rural setting, the number of bugs in the rooms was annoying. Seems like the management needs to call pest control to kill all the bugs and insects in the room, including the house lizards!! Also, the staff in the front office... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Tucked away in western kenya is the biggest secret yet. Sosa is a well maintained facility with all basics well catered for (tvs in rooms too). Can do for singles and families. Should you want to get away to a quite country setting, for self reflection and bonding this is the place to be. The well manicured gardens are great.... More 

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Proctorville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Sosa cottages for 4 nights during the month of April. The setting was good: clean and well kept lawns, professional staff, and good service. The rooms were clean but could do with some updates. For example, a curtain around the shower would be useful to prevent water from spilling all over the place. Also,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I lived in Sosa for 3 months. It was such amazing experience. They have the best food and excellent customer service. The staff treated me very well and i will always recommend the cottages to any one who would like to visit.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I had an opportunity to to spend three months at sosa cottages and I must say the experience was simply wonderful. From the friendly staff, to the wonderful accommodation and excellent meals. I would recommend the place to anyone whether for a a short or long stay as their rates are also the best in town Christine

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The Sosa Cottages place is in a 5star environmental setting. The place is highly regarded due to its facilities, location and natural settings. Lake Victoria is viewed at the horizon with its spectacular views at sunset. Highly recommended to travel from Kisumu and spend the night. The environment is totaly natural with lots of bird watching , close to Kisumu... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This is a worthy place to visit. Very serene and flesh air. The paths well maintained, the staff are very polite, welcoming and concerned. If you want to swim no swimming pool hope the management will work on that.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting Sosa with some friends and found it a truly wonderful place. Firstly, it is an incredibly beautiful place. You feel from the moment you arrive that you are in a relaxing and tranquil place. The plants and pathways are elegant and the cottages are private. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. They are... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

For Christmas 2012 we truly needed to get away from the rural area where we live, so we had booked 4 days at Sosa Cottage after our Kenyan landlord had highly recommended it to us. 2 days before christmas and 2 days after christmas - however we ended up leaving after one night! First of all the driveway up to... More 

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