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Sunbird Lodge

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Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a gem at the Rift Valley. A place I would go again and again. Fresh simple food, very friendly staff, very flexible service. Great view of Lake Elementaita. The rooms are well kept and all have a hammock with a view of the lake. Very refreshing. The have fire place at the restaurant and hot water bottles at... More 

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Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a gateaway lodge within one and half hours drive from Nairobi then this is the place for you! It's a family friendly Lodge with well furnished cottages. We stayed in the Love bird cottage overlooking Lake elementaita. I would recommend Sunbird lodge for families looking for silence and solitude within nature and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A special spot of seclusion and beauty. The private villa style rooms are well thought out. The real jewel of this place is the staff, they are simply lovely. A great hotel for visiting the lake regions 2 hours from Kenya.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Sunbird Lodge after a stop at Kicheche Lakaipia Camp and it was a pleasant surprise. We stayed here tow nights and were in a lodge where my wife and I had a nice king bed downstairs and upstairs our 20+ yr old daughters each had a nice twin bed with a great view of the lake. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I booked via email at a cost that was reasonable to me and also had a booking confirmation. When i went there with family i was told the booking was done erroneously and the pricing was more than doubled. I tried reasoning with them to no avail and the new price they were giving me was way above my budget... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is the second time in this truly beautiful and conveniently located venue (2 hours from downtown Nairobi) but certainly not the last. A couple of points though: - in the top row of chalets you will hear the traffic - check the mattress of the bed before you agree to the room (some are sagging) - it really is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went here after a horrid time at sleeping warrior camp, both these places are listed as being at lake Elementaita. Sleeping warrior is a long way from the actual lake and you can barely see it from either the lodge or the camp without binoculars. However sunbird is on the lake edge. There's a price to pay for it... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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 June 26, 2015

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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