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Sunbird Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the place. Great view..great food which is fresh n served in good portions. The breeze is amazing.Looking forward to going back next month atleast have time to go into the pool. The staff is friendly too

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Thank SARAH G
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this establishment in January 2016 and I must say I was quite impressed! The lodge is located roughly 700 metres from the main Nairobi Nakuru highway and the adjoining murram road from the highway to the lodge is very well maintained. I initially had concerns about this due to my car having very low ground clearance, but... More 

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Thank Eric C
New Delhi, India
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a comfortable lodge with super service, excellent food and an amazing view. We stayed in the Ostrich room-surreal view- a pity about the flamingos but until the water level recedes at Lake Elementaita, there is nothing anyone can do..i would definitely recommend this property for either an overnight stay or weekend getaway. The chef is supremely talented, they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful setting with gorgeous views out over Lake Elementaita. Accommodation is rustic lodge style but comfortable and bathroom had a great shower with lots of hot water. Food is not gourmet but certainly acceptable standard - fairly plain. Really friendly service. Easy drive from Nairobi - 2 hours in Friday afternoon rush hour traffic.

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Thank Sean C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a stop over for lunch at Sunbird with my fiance during our trip to Rift Valley and wow wow wow, wished we had booked in there. The staff we very friendly, the view breathtaking with the cottages facing Lake Elementaita. We asked to see the rooms which were very beautiful and clean, unique with an African theme. Our orders... More 

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Thank Laureen A
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

If you're planning a mid-budget trip to Lake Elementita, Sunbird Lodge ticks all the boxes. From delightful cottage accommodation with superb lake views to good food, homely staff, great services, a cozy bar-lounge and a spectacular main veranda overlooking the Lake, its was a wonderful first-time experience. Nice pool too. Lots of birds for photo enthusiasts. Need to exercise caution... More 

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Thank Gerry M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I was in Kenya with an associate to meet with our partner from Kijabi. We needed several days to be together & plan our work for the next few years. He recommended Sunbird. We spent hours on the porch of our cottage talking together with nothing but an amazing view of the lake, beautiful birds everywhere & cool breezes. It... More 

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Thank Bruce L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The place is beautiful.The rooms are great,could be better, for the cost of the room, but bearable.It almost feels as though the management, after putting up the rooms did nothing else to add to the place. The phone in my room was not working so if i needed anything,I had to climb 117 steps to the reception. Eco friendly,great view... More 

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Thank Nancy K
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the lodge with my family. The view of lake elementaita from the lodge is breathtaking. The swimming pool was a great experience. We received excellent customer service from the staff. Looking forward to another visit soon.

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Thank Lilian N
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Sometimes you hear of horror stories and wonder and hope that you are never the story teller, ever.. But, lets face it, this is life, and someday, it will rain hot oil on you. Such is story of undoubtably the worst hotel experience of my life. Sunburnt Lodge forewent all Hospitality ethics codes, all sense and all reason over my... More 

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