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Pelican Lodge

Lake Elmentaita, Lake Elementaita 00502 , Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a great place to stay if you need somewhere to stay close to Gil Gil. Very nice lodge and the rooms are very impressive with great views over the lake. The food was a set menu with about 2 choices for your main meal, it was good enough, there certainly was enough of it. It has a great... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The lodge is 2hours from Nairobi just off the main Nakuru-Naivasha highway.It was not hard to find the place since there is a big sign post just past kikopey town centre on the right(that's a plus considering I once got lost in Naivasha looking for a hotel since the sign post to the hotel was quite small and placed up)... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

A very quickly planned weekend away and stayed at Pelican Lodge. Place is Amazing. Rooms are spacious and welcoming with excellent views of the lake. Paid for full board and it was value for money. Nice breakaway from Nairobi. Service from staff was really excellent in particular Milka and Dennis. I will go back anytime.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A beautiful getaway for those who want to get away from the daily grind of city life. Very comfortable rooms and relaxing atmosphere. Polite and tending staff. Must stress that the food was tasty and the variety quite tempting. As a bonus, our car was washed without us asking for it. I recommend this place if you want a nice... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We just got back from Pelican lodge. We went there for Easter to spend a night. It is situated in a very calm and serene location. We had a good view of Lake Elementaita. The rooms were clean and were in individual cottages. They were spacious. All the rooms had a deck and our room even had an outdoor shower.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

Somehow it happened that the one night my friends and I stayed here, we were the only guests. I'm not sure how this place wasn't booked full. It was clean, and beautifully decorated. We had cabins 1 & 2. They reminded me of honeymoon suites with their canopied beds and open layouts. We had one meal there and it was... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This was a lovely hotel! The room was huge and very clean and the food was really nice. Though, there are two things that makes me give this hotel 4 points instead of 5: the water temperature in the room was almost impossible to regulate and we had to work on this for 30 minutes before we got a decent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Pelican lodge is a nice, clean and beautiful lodge. Our group of 7 people were the only guests staying in the hotel for 1 night during our trip. The food is great, the provided set meals in breakfast and dinner, which were very delicious. The room is big, facilities inside the room are good. Highly recommend this lodge if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

After 2 months tour of east Africa, pelican lodge was our last stop before Nairobi and we left with the sweetness of an amasing trip all around. The hotel staff went out of their way to take care of us and even the box breakfasts and lunches were good. It's one of those places that you feel someone cares. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This was the first stop on our trip and we didn't know what to expect in terms of quality of the lodges. We were prepared for the worst. But Pelican was a wonderful surprise. Nicely done up, great service, awesome rooms and view and good food. Pelican is a permanent hotel, so it has huge rooms with comfortable beds and... More 

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