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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The hotel needs some work but it is not in the center of the city but close enough that you can walk and I doubt if there is a nicer view of Lake Victoria for under $100 per night. The staff is great and the pub is a decent pub with a nice breeze coming off the lake. So if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I have stayed at the Sunset Hotel three times and am sorry to say it has gotten worse each time. It is sad to see a place with such beautiful features and great potential falling into disrepair. The elevators don't work and yet guests are given rooms on the upper floors (maybe the lower floors are no longer habitable?). The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

we have been visitors to Sunset for many years. me, from germany and my local girl-friend. sunset has been a good middle-class hotel some time ago. prices increase, services falls. the lift doesnt function. good training to the 5th floor! the breakfast hasnt been changed over the last 5 years and is medium kenyan standard. last year we needed some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

In town on business, hotel selected for me late in the day by my hosts. The hotel has seen better days, but perhaps better days are ahead. Room and furnishings are worn and tired, but the bed was comfortable, the surroundings quiet, the AC took the edge off the heat and the view of the lake was stunning. Outdoor dining... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was once the jewel of Kisumu. However it has not been maintained and even the lifts have not worked for almost a year. I regularly stay at the hotel though since the rate is good. The rooms are fairly good(although could be updated), spacious and with a balcony on which you get a great view of Lake Victoria.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

For a first time trip to Kisumu Kenya it was a wonderful experience. The hotel restaurant was pretty good and very good and polite wait and bar staff. It is a fun place at times in the evenings and a quick walk down the road to the impala reserve. They say never go or stay in the same place twice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The hotel is in a good location, with good service and very nice food. All rooms face the lake, and one can relax and watch the beautiful sunset. A silent place that is good for business person who would want to have some extra work done. The rooms are very spacious, with working air conditioning systems. However, the hotel is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is strategically located next to impala reserve and in a quiet place away from noise of kisumu city at the shore of lake Victoria. Timely refurbishment is needed in rooms especially bathrooms and replacing old bath tabs

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

To the African Standard this is the Hilton hotel. To westerners it's budget basement hotels. It took 3 room changes to get a room that had hot water (with no eleroctuions) they gave us a room where people where already in (not good for security) the beds are very hard, no air conditioning, nothing works, bar staff are very sly... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Its one of the best hotels in Kisumu in terms of natural location. Great lake view and awesome staffs keep it up! They have standard rooms that are good but they need to work on their Lifts as well as some rooms need to be renovated.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Sunset Hotel

Address: Impala Lane | Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Sunset Hotel Kisumu
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