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Rondo Retreat Centre

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Kakamega 50100 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Multilingual Staff
3.5 Star accommodation
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Description
The tranquil Rondo Retreat Centre in the Kakamega Rainforest welcomes you to make it your home for some memorable days, pursuing your hobbies as a butterfly collector, beetle specialist, frog fancier, spider ...More hunter, tourist or bird watcher. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$174 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rondo Retreat Centre Hotel Kakamega
Location
Kenya > Western Province > Kakamega
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Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
Reviews (122)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Rondo Retreat's serenity, privacy and natural beauty! We have been there several times. It's a refreshing place to enjoy the beauty of God's creation and restore your soul. The staff does a wonderful job of meeting your needs. We live in Kisumu as...More

Thank DeaconGid
Reviewed July 29, 2018

A delightful jewel in the middle of the Kakamega Forest. The accomodation is comfortable and very well maintained and clean. The grounds are simply lovely and well kept, with beds of varieties of exotic bushes and flowers. The surrounding forest is ever present and full...More

Thank CossyWombat
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The grounds were absolutely mind blowing. walking paths, plants and scenery were wonderful. The staff, especially restaurant staff, were very helpful and most accommodating. All staff members were helpful. Our accommodations were perfect . Everything was clean and perfect. Gift shop contained wonderful items at...More

Thank Delores T
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Some 18 months since my last visit and longer review — The Garden [Forest] of Eden. I realised on this occasion that there is something I could add. Rondo is an ideal place for 'solos' who just want to have a break/holiday/retreat on their own....More

Thank _franetemesi
Response from Rondo R, Guest Relations Manager at Rondo Retreat CentreResponded July 2, 2018

Dear Fran, Thanks again for your very kind review. We are so glad that you - and others - can enjoy a stay at Rondo as a single and feel very peaceful, safe and not pressurized. We desire that all our guests enjoy their stay...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

I planned to visit Kakamega from Guangzhou China for three nights but I really wasn't sure how my connections would work out. My emails to Walter, the manager, were helpful and allayed any concerns I had about the making the long journey. Arriving at Rondo...More

Thank Becky H
Response from Rondo R, Guest Relations Manager at Rondo Retreat CentreResponded May 28, 2018

Dear Becky H, We are thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at Rondo Retreat, starting from your initial booking with Walter in our office and throughout your stay. Thanks indeed for your kind words and recommendations. We so appreciate them. We...More

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Nanico
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Response from JR M | Reviewed this property |
The Rondo Retreat has excellent nature guides who can show you Kakamega National Park and the immediately adjacent area. I don't know if they provide a show around beyond that, however.
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"All the cottages are lovely with little to choose between them, all with a lovely verandah overlooking the..."
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"All rooms were quiet."
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"All cottages are special, surrounded by the forest."
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"Be aware that rooms are in cabines and you may need to share the cabine."
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