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Malu

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Naivasha, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Mahindu cottages at Malu with another family for a weekend of total relaxation. Mahindu is right on the edge of a beautiful bubbling river. Total peace less than two hours from the choking chaos of Nairobi. We spent the weekend with another family and had a fantastic time. Lots of activities for all 4 little boys: hiking... More 

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Ruiru, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers scenes that look like something out of a magazine, make sure you carry a camera, additional battery and external HardDisk. Trust me when I say that you'll take more pictures than you had initially expected. Ask Ishmael or any of the other staff to show you around (which they are always more than willing to make your... More 

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Ruiru, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Serene environment, perfect place to go and unwind especially the horse ride through the nature trail, just make sure you carry your insect replant (they could be a bit too much) go at dusk or dawn you just might catch a glimpse of the wildlife.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Visited with family between 26-29th of December 2015. Lodge is located on a large farm with beautiful views of Lake Naivasha to the south-east and heavily forested hills to the north of the property. There are plenty of activities for adults and kids alike, hiking, walking, jogging, riding (horse, donkey and bike!) among those we sampled. The highlight was the... More 

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Thank ragz1976
Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The cottages are large but cozy and very nicely done. It's a great place for walks and reading and sleeping, a nice weekend getaway from Nairobi. The staff were attentive and helpful and the food was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I spent one night at Malu with my boyfriend and we both wished we could stay for longer! The cottages are wonderfully private and fully equipped with everything you could need (include fresh coffee and a caffitiere!), a fire place, an incredibly comfortable bed, private veranda and heaps of hot water for a bath. The housekeeping staff are incredibly attentive... More 

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Thank Stephanie D
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I must say the lodge exceeded my expectation. Starting from the great location. It is quiet and peaceful perfect for anyone who wants to run away from the hustle and bustle of the city to relax. The grounds were gorgeous and well kept. We stayed in the Mahindu cottage. The decor & ambiance was amazing. The cottage was clean,well maintained... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

An atmospheric old style Kenya resort, cosy cottages, nice fires, clean linen but impression my family and friends had is that the management had given up caring much and left the junior staff to run the place as best they could. These staff were friendly, helpful, and attentive however. Our major gripe was the tiny size of the lunch and... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

This place is marvellous! I went with my girlfriend for one night and both of us wished we could have stayed longer. The ambience if very relaxing. The cottages are secluded and wonderfully equipped, a well stocked minibar, incredibly comfortable four poster bed, roaring log fire, private veranda, very romantic indeed. There is no menu however the Italian themed food... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Tired or shabby aren't adequate descriptions of how run-down or ramshackle the accommodation is. The interiors are terribly ill-maintained. The basin in our bathroom was cracked and the toilet seat on the commode was falling apart. The carpets were completely worn out and frayed. This is in the main cottage. The annexe was marginally better. The pictures of the accommodation... More 

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