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Olney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I stayed for several days in March. It was good value. The staff were extremely good and helpful. The pool area is great for a relaxing beer or two,. Food was ok but not exceptional but a good breakfast was served. Still hard to find anything other than Nescafe instant coffee in any hotel in Kenya yet

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed with my fiancé at royal city hotel for one night during Easter holidays. The hotel is located in town so quite accessible by car or taxi. The rooms are quite modern, clean and spacious. As kisumu can get quite hot AC is available in the rooms and working though they were pouring water on the outside corridor and... More 

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Thank Mududa
Kisii, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a nice hotel right in town and easily accessible.It has excellent facilities including a swimming pool(at Milimani....the town branch has no pool but has nice parking within). The rooms are large and well cleaned. The food is good.

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Houston, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've been to Kenya many times & I've stayed in many hotels. The Royal City Hotel is by far the nicest place I've stayed in. The staff are so friendly & accommodating. As a missionary we never really have the comforts of home but this hotel offered many of them. We were thrilled to have an actual air conditioner in... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stayed in this hotel in March 2015 on a stopover from Kakamega to Nairobi. While the rooms are large enough and clean, I found the service wanting. It took so long for the waiter to get my dinner order. I had to cancel the order and go and eat out of the hotel.

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Thank Jerim O
Kakamega, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The best place to be with friends.Its the place to be when you need to get your mind out of a busy day.The environment is cool,welcoming and the food is great. Its the place to be for all and for those who love to be in a quiet place to energize the body and brain then this is the place.

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Thank De Lawi V
Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This used to be a good hotel. I have stayed there many times. I am no longer impressed. The standards have dropped significantly on all fronts over time. Customer service means very little here. I booked 13 rooms for my colleagues. They sold them off and pretended I had cancelled. Are they nuts! There was a governor's convention in town... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I stayed at this hotel two weeks in a row. The first week I had a good sized room but the bathroom was leaking, water pressure was horribly low. Breakfast was ok. I didn't enjoy the one night stay but had to stay there again the following week. I got a much smaller room with a corridor of a bathroom... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We booked into the Gardens hotel in Milimani for the Easter weekend while we hunted for an apartment for our month's stay in Kisumu. We were allocated the 'Antelope' room as we had a great deal of baggage so they felt we needed a large room on the ground floor. This was very kind of them, and was clearly a... More 

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Thank EllieandAlexis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Iam am a regular visitor here.It is located near very important business places all within walking distance.the rooms are exellent although the window locks are now aging,I hope they will work on them soon.Otherwise good for business visit

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal City Hotel, your hotel of choice, a home away from home, is a leading group of Hotels along the shores of Lake Victoria in Kisumu City and is the fastest growing chain of hotels in Western Kenya. The Hotels are located at the heart of the ancestral home of Barrack Obama's father's land in a serene, quiet and cool environment, best for excursion and tour, with diverse leisure and conference facility, a unique combination of pleasure and business. You only need to visit us, and you will enjoy the Royal treatment from the reception, room service to the Conference facilities in place. ACCOMMODATION Each of the 170 rooms is carefully designed with you in mind to give you the experience of a home away from home. Our hotels are the most ideal stop for holiday or business stays,offering well appointed ranges from VIP Room, Executive Suites, to Family Room, Twin Room, Deluxe and Standard Room. Features: Daily housekeeping and laundry Free WiFi Spacious rooms and balcony Cable Tv Air conditioning Rain shower Room service Mini-bar ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal City Hotel

Address: Odera Street, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu
Price Range: $56 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 81
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