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Sunbird Lodge

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Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night and wished we had stayed longer. Wonderful accommodations, friendly staff beautiful and outstanding location. Food was really good and staff was so friendly. Having breakfast outside viewing lake and watching birds.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sweet little spot that's an easy (usually) jaunt from Nairobi. After staying here, it is worth the extra 20 minutes or so past Naivasha - great spot to relax and soak in the sun. The pool is COLD nice spot to soak in the lake views. We will be back. Appreciate the clean rooms. Some of the vegetarian fare was... More 

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Gilgil, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Sunbird Lodge for a brief drink on the way home from work (we live in Gilgil and work in Nakuru) as it was our wedding anniversary. We had intended to stay just for one drink and maybe a snack. The staff were charming and the bar area warm and snug with stunning views over Lake Elementaita and... More 

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northwest Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We only stayed here one night on our group tour and everyone wished we had stayed longer. Wonderful accommodations and Isaak and staff went above and beyond making you feel welcome and making sure your every need was met. I look forward to going back and will stay longer.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Lovely setting. Individual villas are nicely decorated and spacious with great views of the lake. Great food. Appreciated the fire in lounge area for ambiance on a cool evening. Staff was delightful and efficient.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My husband and I only stayed for 1 night while we were on our way to a wedding in the Great Rift Valley. Sunbird went above and beyond our expectations and we wished we had more time to stay longer. The minute you set foot here you immediately feel relaxed and at home. We had our own lodge up on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Stayed here for a night whilst driving from Nyahururu to Nairobi. Went to Lake Nkuru game reserve and then on to the sunbird. Arrived in the dark and the service was really good, very welcoming. The bar is relaxed and a great place to chill out and chat. Dinner was good, and a good place to unwind. The view in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

A warm welcoming retreat with very tentative staff. Fantastic views, great food and a lovely relaxing environment. Good size lodges with your own balcony and hammock and most importantly in Africa.... A great hot shower! Will definitely keep this place on my list of places to stay in Kenya!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Simple, clean and elegant accommodation 25 kms from Nakuru. Unlike many Nakuru hotels with noisy discos it's quiet and has great views across lake Elementaita from all rooms. Simple meals are served and you may find a nice bottle of wine which you can enjoy by the fireplace. Most rooms and the swimming pool are down a steep slope so... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

A group of 10 of us stayed for one night last week to relax after a week of working hard on a charity project. We were welcomed into the beautiful Sunbird Lodge with a delicious juice on arrival. Our twin room was very well appointed with the best shower I have ever had in Kenya! Lovely furnished terrace overlooking the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunbird Lodge, an eco-friendly luxury lodge is located in the Great Rift Valley, one of the natural wonders of the world. We are less than 127 km (1 ½ hours) from Nairobi and a few minutes off the new and superb Nairobi – Nakuru highway on a very good, private access road at the shore of Lake Elementaita, bordering and overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. Located on private land there are no park or conservation fees in addition to our very competitive rates. On excellent roads it is only 20 minutes to the famous Nakuru National Park and only a few minutes to Soysambu Conservancy where you can experience a balloon safari every morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbird Lodge

Address: Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
Price Range: $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunbird Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Sunbird Hotel Lake Elementaita
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