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Elsamere
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“an awesome place to stay”
Reviewed December 24, 2010

We immensely enjoyed staying at Elsamere. The grounds are beautiful, the food was delicious, the people were warm and accommodating, the location is second to none and the boat rides on Lake Naivasha with the Elsamere naturalist and the trips to Hells Gate were the highlights of our trip to Kenya. The lake is beautiful. We enjoyed feeding the Fish Eagles and taking breathtaking photos. There are so many things to explore in the vicinity. Djinn Palace as mentioned in White Mischief the Murder of Lord Erroll was clearly visible while we were on a boat tour. Our trip to the crater lake was amazing. Make sure you arrange for a car to take you there because you will not be able to hike down the crater. There are billions of recombinant DNA mosquitoes there, bred in a lab in Nairobi, that do not carry Malaria but will attack anything in sight. Thank you everyone at Elsamere for making out stay so memorable.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Property: Elsamere
Address: Elsamere Conservation Centre | Moi South Lake Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Naivasha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elsamere 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elsamere is the former home of Joy and George Adamson, renowned for Elsa the Lioness who's story was told by Joy in her international bestseller "Born Free" and in the film of the same name.Today Elsamere is a friendly lodge run by the Elsa Trust offering twin bedded accommodation in individual cottages set in the beautiful grounds and offers a homely atmosphere, good food and a relaxing stay.The grounds and lake provide a peaceful environment which abounds with wildlife -notably over 300 bird species making it an ideal stay for all bird lovers. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Elsamere Field Study Centre Hotel Naivasha
Elsamere Naivasha, Kenya - Rift Valley

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