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Imperial Hotel Kisumu

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dare need for renovations in the rooms, hope the management is taking note for the new kids in the hospitality industry who are pushing away the traditional hotels like the imperial which once was the pride of kisumu. please give it a face lit. standard breakfast nothing out of the ordinary......"the wow factor" missing. its location is fantastic, WIFI nothing... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel to be in Kisumu. I hold meetings here frequently including breakfast meetings. The staff are friendly and professional. The beds are comfortable and clean. There is adequate security in the building. Customer database always well maintained

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Thank Victor R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are very friendly and professional. However, I did not like the room I was checked in. I have slept in Imperial before and it was ok but this time I did not like the rooms. I was checked in in a small room with very tiny beds, the bathroom was not very clean (to make it worse it... More 

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Thank Lydia A
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good hotel. The food is very good and the staff are good. Some rooms may need some renovations though. Rooms on second floor are superior and more comfortable. The WIFI is not as good. It is convenient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 2-day conference and Board Meeting at the Imperial. It was well-organised and enjoyable. Reception was quite friendly and efficient. The rooms were a good size, with [not over-effective] air conditioning and mosquito nets. Reasonably quite, for central Kisumu. Breakfast and lunch were both very acceptable. Service was generally good.

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Chania Town, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a colonial fell to it. The staff are fantastic and really helpful. The facilities are reasonable and they served our purpose as we were visiting charity projects and did not want to pay a fortune for our accommodation. I travelled with a friend and felt very safe in the hotel. The food is good and there was... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for a couple of days with my husband and sons. We all enjoyed our short stay. The rooms are immaculate and the service is great and worth the cost.. Breakfast is also super. The hotel has a guest car park that is quite accessible. The hotel is in the middle of the town center but... More 

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Thank Wendy Achieng A
Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Imperial Hotel on many occasions the most recent being August 2016. The hotel is situated in a quiet location close to the town center. Rooms are very clean and well laid out and the overall ambience of the hotel is very unique. The staff- from reception, house keeping and restaurant are quite jovial and helpful.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For your accommodation,conference,gym,swimming,fun ,a variety of delicious needs in Kisumu town,visit Imperial hotel and you will never regret. Comfort away from home.The services are excellent,very high level of cleanliness and an excellent location-In the heart of Kisumu city.

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For those of us on constantly on the trot for business, pleasure and leisure Kisumu city has always been at the bottom of the pile in terms of decent hospitality options. Now imagine my horror when I found myself in Kisumu City on the shores on Lake Victoria at 00h00 without prior accomodation plans! but thanks to social media I... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imperial Hotel has played a leading role in Kisumu’s history, and continues to be Kisumu's finest and best-known luxury hotel. As the region's natural choice for quality conscious business and leisure travelers, Imperial Hotel offers personalized services with elegance and style that meets the discerning needs of every individual guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Hotel Kisumu

Address: Off Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Achieng' Oneko Rd., Kisumu 40100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu
Price Range: $97 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Imperial Hotel Kisumu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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