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Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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Sunbird Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This visit was amazing. We were here for one night, but i wanted to stay forever. The view is stunning, the lodges were beautiful and relaxing. Also the bathroom had warm water... Isaac was a wonderful host and made us feel like home. The food was the most surprising. I had beef and i have to say that this was... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wished we had planned more nights at this lodge. It was wonderful in every way. The views from the lodge and also from your room are stunning, the service is excellent and really friendly, and everything is so well made and designed. It really is a top class lodge and I recommend you try to stay there a few... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This place is so beautiful that it is such a shame the flamingoes dont come anymore. The staff were lovely and helpful and I appreciated that they let me change around the dinner options so I could order what I really felt like. The food was great, both dinner and breakfast. We only stayed 1 night but it was a... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

As I entered the road leading to the Sunbird Lodge I was not expecting to see L. Elementeita. But wow the views of the lake from dining area are superb. The lake water level has risen quite a lot. I remember the lake sometimes back had not so much water. The rooms are beautiful and did not feel like leaving... More

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Nakuru, Kenya
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The view that hits you as you enter is breath-taking! Lake Elementeita in all its beauty, with the Rift Valley's awe inspiring vista is something to remember forever. The rooms are great and the pool is a steep walk down the 100 or so steps. For the elderly or disabled it can get tricky here. The menu could do with... More

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Naivasha, Kenya
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed one night with my wife at Sunbird Lodge.We enjoyed the view, the food, the cold drinks, and the room was just right -thank you. The view is excellent, and it is great sitting in the pool, or at the top bar just soaking it all in. We were left alone which is exactly want we wanted, and the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Sunbird was absolutely amazing! From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with a festive juice drink and were treated like royalty during our entire stay. Everything was just about perfect at Sunbird: the staff was incredibly kind and accommodating, the food was superb, excellent spa services, breathtaking views, comforting ambiance -- what more can I say! The rooms were... More

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The rooms are excellent with fantastic views. The ambiance is great and so is the staff. The breakfast ans dinner had a lot of variety. The taste of the food was excellent. A lot of birds can be seen just from the room. Only if something could be done with the stairs.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A nice quiet place, great views of Lake Elementaita in the Rift Valley, very comfortable cabins each with view of lake yet separated sufficiently for privacy. Verandahs & hammocks ++. Food very good. Just not a lot to do other than sit & enjoy the view, hike around the countryside or drive through the conservancy next door. Ok for a... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful lodge in a picturesque location. The views of the lake are magnificent, the staff are friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and cosy and the food is great. This is a place I'll visit again, for sure.

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Address: Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sunbird Hotel Lake Elementaita

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Sunbird Lodge, an eco-friendly luxury lodge is located in the Great Rift Valley, one of the natural wonders of the world. We are less than 127 km (1 ½ hours) from Nairobi and a few minutes off the new and superb Nairobi – Nakuru highway on a very good, private access road at the shore of Lake Elementaita, bordering and overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. Located on private land there are no park or conservation fees in addition to our very competitive rates. On excellent roads it is only 20 minutes to the famous Nakuru National Park and only a few minutes to Soysambu Conservancy where you can experience a balloon safari every morning. ... more   less 
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