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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge on the banks of river on the slopes of Mt.Kenya is a nice place for an adventure to the cold zone.The temperatures here drops at night and you need warm clothes.The rooms are amazing and the bonfires warms up your night.

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Thank Wachira44
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful serene gardens. Log cabins with fireplace. Beautiful waterfall, fresh air. Friendly staff and very warm welcome. If you are looking for a peaceful break then this is the place. Good food very good ambience. Beautiful birds like peacock, peahen, turkey, geese, ducks. Dancing bird. Just amazing.

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Thank Behal
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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22 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Very sad to see what was once an idyllic hideaway in a magical location is now completely run down and left uncared for. The cabins are falling apart, the outdoor kitchens are broken down and the whole place is littered with pieces of old furniture and building material. We had booked a self catering Banda however left after ten minutes... More 

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Nakuru, Kenya
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Timau river Lodge had for the last 10 years been my choice base for Mt Kenya climbing. The place is an epitome of serene simplicity and comfort. The Log cabins are a stroke of genius. The place however needs a little morevibrant management if it is to remain the dream that the Wasons hoped it to be.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I was quite surprised to read some of the reviews on here as my experience of this place was not at all as bad! A group of us set out for a weekend away from Nairobi - we set out for Nanyuki (first time for us) tents, sleeping bags and cooler in towe all ready for being 'one with nature'.... More 

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Thank Preet D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Nice people, and setting - but decor needs a serious overhaul - rooms extremely dusty, really a small step up from camping. The price was reasonable and food was good enough.lovely couple that run it though.Not recommended for small children at all.

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Thank John P
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

It was very good experience with family and friends, we spent 3 nights with very few complaints,, but Wasons family is doing very good work to improve, especially Shahid and his wife...the food is also very good, no complains about the food and service. need to improve in room service, change some beds and furniture,,. but as i said Shahid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

it would seam a great deal of people reviewing this establishment have little idea they are in a developing nation.Needs modernization but otherwise great people working there really is the best curry in the highland. Wonderful waterfall with a bar almost directly above it will be visiting again soon keep up the good work

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Kenya
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83 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

If anybody wonders what it was like to live with The Waltons, then go to Timau River Lodge, the poorly made, badly maintained, dark and dirty cabins are straight out of 1930s. I think the bed linen was of equal vintage. The food is reasonable and the staff are really helpful which is the saviour of this truly awful lodge.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Having stayed at Timau River Lodge several times over the years with family, friends and groups, I was pleasantly surprised this February by all the improvements the Wasons have made. The food was fantastic, the rooms have been done up and the bathrooms improved tremendously. I was there with a group of 20 from the UK for nearly a week... More 

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Address: Nanyuki, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County > Nanyuki
Price Range: $15 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Timau River Lodge Kenya/Nanyuki
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