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Sunbird Lodge

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Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled on Sunbird Lodge online and decided to give it a try and was not disappointed. The Lodge is very well located with great views of Lake Elementaita and the surroundings. The rooms are beautiful, very spacious, spotlessly clean and you actually have a view of the lake even when lying on the bed. All the staff were excellent... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again fabulous stay, great food, lovely cold drinks - thanks Isaac and that awesome view. We did see a spectacular storm which was great to watch from the comfort of our verandah and the hot water bottle when you get into bed is divine at the end of the day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge had to be one of my favourite. It's less congested, the rooms are exquisite not to mention a great view of the lake. It's prefect for both families and couples alike. The service was remarkable and we got a chance to hike down to the lake with an escort from one of the wardens ( please do not... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Sunbird for a late lunch (held up in traffic from Nairobi!) and was quite amazed at the location and beauty of the lodge. I only got to the restaurant and the food was very good in both quality and quantity. The service from Caroline was extremely good. The rain in the afternoon did spoil the verandah experience but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunbird Lodge is high on a hill overlooking The lovely Lake Elementaita. The rooms are spacious and clean and comfortable and each one with an impressive view of the lake and beautiful landscape. The staff are friendly and warm and do their best to make your visit as pleasant as possible. We enjoyed our stay there very much.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Sunbird Lodge offers magnificent views of Lake Elementeita. It is also great for bird lovers! There are three bird feeders next to the restaurant veranda where you can watch them and take photos. There is no access to the lake from the property but there is a small pool. Perhaps the pool should be solar-heated? Hot water is... More 

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have travelled a lot but never written, or bothered to write a commentary. But cant resist doing it this time. Thats how beautiful sunbird lodge experience was. We were 3, put in a cottage called nightingale. Its two storeyed, got bed rooms, two bath, kitchen, a large balcony (with all kind of furnitures) with a great view. Note all... More 

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The stay here was amazing. The view is so beautiful, I enjoyed getting up early so I could see all the birds, you will also see a few antelope and hyrax running around. The service was great too, staff went out of their way for myself and the rest of my group. Make sure you ask for a room 'at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Sunbird Lodge is located about 130 km north-west of Nairobi on good roads of Nairobi-Nakuru highway (i.e., it takes still more than three hours to drive). The lodge overlooks the beautiful Lake Elementaita in the heart of Kenya's Great Rift Valley. The individual bungalows are very spacious with comfortable furniture and most of them benefit from the stunning views to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Sunbird Lodge has quite some nice features, a really beautiful location at the Elementaita cliffs, nice scenery with an amazing variety of birds; but the overall concept didn't impress me. The heavy traffic from the nearby Nakuru-Naivasha road especially at night affected my sleep. The rooms are spacey, offer the design of the late fifties; but there are better... More 

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