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    Elsamere

    Elsamere Conservation Centre | Moi South Lake Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent48%
    • Very good40%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “joy adamson” (15 reviews)
    “born free” (10 reviews)
    “high tea” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A truly special place. You won't get the authenticity, warm welcome or closeness with nature at any other hotel in the region. Highlights were the visiting colobus monkeys, giraffe and zebra. A haven for them and for the guests.

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Elsamere is a beautifully serene spot with amazing views of the lake. We were only able to stay for one night, but as a family of four we were well looked after in a family room. It's not as luxurious as some of the lodges,...More

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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    We were a party of three - myself, my mother-in-law and my mother - both in their mid eighties. We booked directly with Elsamere for three single rooms midweek and that all went well with no problems. They wanted a 50% deposit for the booking...More

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    Response from Elsamere1, Trustee of the Elsa Trust at Elsamere

    Thank you for your review of Elsamere. As a Trustee of the Elsa Conservation Trust I agree with your discription of the Lodge - it is kept as a family home and exactly like it was when Joy lived there. We have several Bandas around...More

    Reviewed February 14, 2017

    Elsamere was the retirement home for Joy and George Adamson. Unfortunately they did nit live long enough to enjoy it. You can now stay there and relax in the unique surroundings and watch zebra, giraffe, hippo and Black and White Colobus monkeys that visit the...More

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    Response from Elsamere1, Trustee of the Elsa Conservation Trust at Elsamere

    Thank you for your review Iain. What you describe is exactly what we aim for - peace, lovely surroundings, good service, abundant wildlife, history and last not but not least a comfortable stay. Also your stay contributes to the conservation education work we do at...More

    Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

    Elsamere is a divine treat where you can live the breath the incredible history of the Adamsons. Fairly basic accommodation as fine and right in the grounds with views, food is great and plentiful. Service lovely and the gardens and boat trip are superb. And...More

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    Response from Elsamere1, Trustee of the Elsa Conservation Trust at Elsamere

    Although we cannot guarantee the wildlife they do seem to like what we do at Elsamere. The grounds are not the manicured lawns of some hotels but they are mown on a regular basis by the hippo that graze here most nights assisted by the...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • $88 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Lauren Z
    Are horseback riding excursions offered?
    March 2, 2017|
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    Response from Elsamere1 | Property representative |
    Hi Lauren, we do not have horseback riding on site but there are several companies that do nearby. We can organise it all for you. Regards
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    lily5555
    How far is Elsamere from Nairobi, how long does it take to travel there and what is the best way to travel. I have 2 nights in Nairobi this Aug/ Sept 2016 but am thinking I might have to save Elsamere up for a return visit.
    March 17, 2016|
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    Response from Nyakach |
    It's around 2 to 2.5 hours tops. Best way is to get a hired car and a driver.
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    MPC M
    I would like to know how the charges for full and half board are and what each involves. How are the payments done. Peris for Sr Sally(Mukuru Promotion Centre)
    February 9, 2015|
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    Response from MPC M |
    Sr Sally who is our Donor Relations Manager would wish to bring a visitor over the weekend.
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    "All the rooms have hippo views available!"
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    "This is a peaceful and quiet location; all rooms appear to be well-positioned and there is little local noise..."
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