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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The previous reviews of the lodge were encouraging, so that I must say was a big motivation to make a reservation. My hubby and I enjoyed the drive and on arrival, we loved the ambience. We were welcomed with some chilled tree tomato juice that we still talk about to date. The receptionist was lovely and we were booked into... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your review on your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your experience. We shall maximize on the areas you loved & work to fix those that were not satisfactory. Thank you for making us part of your travel experience. More 

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

this lodge in the rift valley of Kenya is a nice place worth taking your clients...or while on a self drive safari go for relaxation and enjoyment.If you want to make bookings or reservations, we would be glad to help

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time out to review the lodge. We appreciate your continued support. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Had an excellent 2 day stay, its an awesome facility in a serene environment, overlooking the lake - beautiful! Very warm, welcoming and friendly employees (all of them!). They cared and made sure we were ok and were enjoying every minute of our stay, from the check in date to the day we checked out. Very delicious food servd right... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review :) We highly appreciate it and sincerely look forward to having you again. Also, thank you for making us part of your travel memories. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Has an amazing view of Lake Elementaita. We stopped by for breakfast with a couple of friends. The food is great, the waiters are friendly, the rooms are just as beautiful. I would recommend anyone to stop by. Definitely going back to throw a party by the pool side :)

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Thank BoyaniR
Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, So glad you enjoyed your breakfast & we do hope to host your pool party with our friends when you are ready. Thank you for taking your time out to review your experience. More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

I stopped by with a few friends for breakfast on our way to Nakuru and I cannot say enough positive things about the lodge. The food was delicious, the staff were unbelievably nice and the place is gorgeous. I defiantly plan to spend a few nights there this year.

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your review on the same. We do hope to have you soon for the nights you have stated. Ps. Thanks for making us part of your travel memories. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We had a fabulous time at the lodge. Very warm and friendly staff. Beautiful location right next to the lake...and great facilities. Personalized service- we had a great time to say the least. Definitely planning to go back soon

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thanks alot for your review. We appreciate your continued business support & hope you have you again soon. Ps. Thanks for including us in your travel memories. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We were 10 of use and we had a very good time the food and service was impeccable. I recommend anyone to visit the lodge. Beautiful view if the lake and lovely rooms. One of the best holiday experience I have had in a long time. We never knew where the lodge was and the manager gave us directions on... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you reviewing your experience on your travel getaway with us & highly thank you for the recommendation. More 

Auburn, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I got the pleasure of spending a few days here this past December and it was absolutely amazing. It all started with a very warm welcome at the reception and a fresh glass of juice. My favorite thing was the scenery around the hotel, it feels like another world compared. There are multiple routes one can you use to walk... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I prefer Jimmy gait's cover of Adele. It's that bad. They have really advertised on their site but once you enter...It's a funeral. It's really dry, there is no instant hot water, no intercomm, no tables no glasses, the rooms look like bedsitters, the ventilation is poor the rooms get extremely hot during the day. At night you smell the... More 

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1 Thank Imani K
Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time out to visit The Pelican lodge & for placing your review. We heartily apologize that your experience was not up to par. We did experience hiccups this holiday that were not planned and not our norm & are currently working round the clock to revert back to not only our usual standards but even... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Our stay here was disappointing from the word go. The check in process was super slow. The meals did not only lack variety but also taste. The staff was completely detouched from the guests. They also seemed overworked and inexperienced, especially the waiters. House keeping was also never done during our stay. Would never recommend this place to anyone. Don't... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, We thank you for your review as all feedback is taken keenly & the areas of short comings are being improved immediately on the ground. Kindly accept our sincere apologies for what you experienced & note that the structure of our housekeeping & front office are being re-evaluated as we speak. We assure all our guests that the hiccups... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is an Exclusive, Luxurious and Outstanding lodge with ten cottages six doubles and four twins, three of them with outdoor showers. Located at the shows of Lake Elementaita, each cottage has a large balcony and a spectacular view of the lake. Overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. The sunset view from the lodge is a site to behold. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pelican Lodge

Address: Nakuru - Nairobi Rd, Lake Elementaita 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
Price Range: $112 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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