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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“lake victoria”(13 reviews)
“boat ride”(3 reviews)
“hour drive”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rusinga Island Lodge is an exclusive getaway with very beautiful grounds, lovely views of the lake, tastefully designed cottages, and extremely helpful staff who went over and above to ensure we were comfortable and well catered for. They also organized a lovely surprise birthday dinner....More

1  Thank Manaan M
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We visited Rousing Island Lodge for a day trip (lunch and a swim). On arrival there was no one at reception, but it seemed we were the only guests in the whole pace so maybe they don't staff reception when there are no staying guests....More

Thank Carly K
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Great staff, wonderful place for family. Very relaxing. Lots of activities for the kids. Well kept and spacious rooms. Its not too big so its not overwhelming and privacy is guaranteed. I only have good things to say about this hotel.

Thank V A
Response from Charles O, Director of Sales at Rusinga Island LodgeResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you very much VA for setting a side your precious time to pen down a review on your stay with us. We are grateful for your patronage and will be happy to see you again on return. Asante Sana

Reviewed December 4, 2017

Tranquility, luxury in a natural setting. Well kept gardens with beachfront to Lake Victoria. Kayaking in the morning is so refreshing. Boat ride to the birds Island and Tawakiri beach so enjoyable and rewarding. Good rooms and service. Try lunch in the open garden. Swimming...More

Thank alexmatimu
Response from Charles O, Director of Sales at Rusinga Island LodgeResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you Alex for that positive review emanating from your stay. I appeal to you to recommend our product to your friends as well. Hope you come back again

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats waking up to an atmosphere of serene tranquility, listening to the natural sound of the waters of Lake Victoria and exotic sounds of different bird species unique to this part of Kenya. This for sure is a hidden gem at the shores of...More

2  Thank Bobette133
Response from Charles O, Director of Sales at Rusinga Island LodgeResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you very much Bobette for visiting and particularly pointing out a few areas of weakness, Yes I have taken note and action-ed, rest assured your next visit will be more relaxing and enjoyable.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Ski-In / Ski-Out
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Details
Price range
$376 - $847 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$376 - $847 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (47)
Room & Suite (12)
Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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nyambura2017
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Charles O | Property representative |
Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for your inquiry, The Lodge is currently offering a special package of Ksh 29,000/- per double (02 pax sharing a cottage). This rate is valid till end of June 2017. for bookings please... More
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nyambura2017
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Charles O | Property representative |
Dear Customer, Thank you for your question as well as the concern you have towards the comments on our wall. For sure the Management of the Lodge moved with speed and addressed the issues that were raised by the customers... More
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Room Tips
"You can take a boat trip from Rusinga to all the other surrounding islands. if you can you must"
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"All of the rooms have a lake view and are very nice"
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"The rooms (cottages) at the ends have less foot traffic"
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"Pick a room with a view of the lake - breathtaking!"
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