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Lake Elementaita 00502 , Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

My husband and I stayed for two nights at the Pelican Lodge and were blown away by this out of the way lodge. The "tents" were actually stone cabins with thatched roofs. It is brand new and very nicely decorated with a verandah and views to the lake. The guided walk to the lake was very informative if a little... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This AMAZING Lodge is tucked away close to Lake Elementaita, the drive there cheats you until you step into this hidden paradise. Once there, we were served some chilly drinks can i just say yuuuum yuuuum yummmy - what a way to receive your guests. Very friendly faces from the door and lunch was ready waiting for us. I must... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Lovely piece of paradise with a lovely ambiance over looking the lake. The food was good and service was quite fast. The rooms were impressive, elegantly designed, very comfortable and homely. I would recommend it for anyone looking for a luxurious out town holiday spot.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

what a beautiful getaway for any occasion. I went there for my birthday surprise and wasnt i wowed by the whole beauty of the lake and the lodge. magnificent scenerios and 1st class rooms, i stayed at the honeymoon suites and believe me it was worth the money. ill defiently make an effort to make it my once in a... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Our stay at pelican was luxurious. The checking in was so professional and fast. The meals were great but unfortunately no much choice. The waitress milka was very attentive and friendly she took great care of us. The highlight of our visit was having breakfast by the lake. That was a beautiful experience. Our room had a magnificent view of... More

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Bombay, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I stayed in Pelican Lodge in Aug. 2012. It is near to the beautiful lake and in the night the atmosphere is really nice and romantic, the rooms were good and big, my room had an open shower which was amazing to me. food wise it's ok not much variety, but location and hotel rooms are excellent. Amar.

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nairobi
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

After booking on phone and via email in advance and getting a confirmation, for a night at Pelican lodge, we excitedly headed out to Lake Elementaita early that morning. halfway along the journey, i get a phone call.... with the same lady telling us that they have "given out our room".. Really?? It was very disappointing. I would never even... More

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Paris, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Pelican Lodge was a brilliant and beautiful idea, but the day-to-day operation of the place could be improved. We fell in love with the amazing view of Lake Elementaita, and the gorgeous decor of the lodge. Each cabin was beautifully appointed with lovely decor, modern fixtures and neat architectural details (such a hole in the wall that allows you to... More

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nairobi
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

a very beautiful lodge with exceptional customer service. they were very organized and patient with our kids. rooms are very modern with the right lodge feel. a good place to unwind and relax . the only downside is there is a fair bit of noise coming of the highway especially at night . excellent keep it up!

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I never wanted to leave after staying here for a surprise birthday trip. The rooms themselves are stunning and huge, with a balcony which has a view of the lake Elementaita, The decor is very modern, with some traditional pieces which makes the room look very lovely. It has gorgeous bathrooms (inside and outside showers) The service from the time... More

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Address: Lake Elementaita 00502 , Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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This is an Exclusive, Luxurious and Outstanding lodge with ten cottages six doubles and four twins, three of them with outdoor showers. Located at the shows of Lake Elementaita, each cottage has a large balcony and a spectacular view of the lake. Overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. The sunset view from the lodge is a site to behold. ... more   less 
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