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    Ol Malo

    Northern edge of the Laikipia plateau, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 55 reviews

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We just departed after a six day visit staying at the lodge, house and on a walking safari. With our three children (17/15/11) this was a perfect location and enthralling visit The accomodation is fabulous. Built with imagination,style and care, it exudes authenticity and attention...More

    Thank simon b
    Response from olmalo, Owner at Ol MaloResponded 23 July 2017

    Thank you very much Simon, it was awesome having you. However you forgot to add 'you'll be back for a chopper safari' 😉

    Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

    From the moment we arrived until our last evening with a private fireside dinner party just for us, everything was PERFECT! The staff is outstanding - so warm - so accommodating . The house is SPECTATULAR complete incredibly designed suites with animal themes - excellent...More

    1  Thank SanibelLady
    Response from olmalo, Owner at Ol MaloResponded 6 July 2017

    Thank you so much for your amazing review, i'm so glad that you found our kids adorable there are times that could be debatable 😉

    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    I cannot say enough nice things about Ol Malo house and the Francombe family! Our trip there was amazing. They treated us like family, from the owners to the staff! Want to ride a camel? Ride a horse? Swim? Sundowners by the fire with steak...More

    Thank JKCDMom
    Response from olmalo, Owner at Ol MaloResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you for your lovely comments, the 'driving stick' lessons where fun, I felt safe almost the whole time 😳, cheers please come back sometime

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Ol Malo is a fab place for families: get the kids to go and find the chickens and collect the eggs; herd the camels and ride them to breakfast; sleep on the rooftop; spend hours in the pool; watch the elephants who prefer it up...More

    1  Thank Rose-at-Abambo
    Response from olmalo, Owner at Ol MaloResponded 19 June 2017

    Thanks for your lovely review, we have had big groups in the house and we have a lot of fun, as you mentioned it is a perfect spot for a big family. Asante saana!!

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    I stayed with Rocky, Colin, and Chuyulu Francombe and felt like I was with family. I had many conversations with and particularly Colin about conservation and Kenyan history. I particularly enjoyed sitting with Colin around the fireplace in the den, and meeting Colin for breakfast...More

    2  Thank africanman_840
    Response from olmalo, Owner at Ol MaloResponded 31 May 2017

    Thank you so much for coming and we were so sorry about the dehydration caffeine episode. The whole family and helicopter are here waiting for you on your return

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$1,551 - US$1,801 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Laikipia County >
    • Nanyuki Municipality
    • Also Known As
    • Ol Malo Laikipia Hotel Laikipia District
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    Traveller (97)
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    Hotel & Grounds (80)
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    AdolphoT
    9 February 2017|
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    Response from swara2017 | Property representative |
    Dear Adolfo, both properties are very similar and 10 mins apart, I would suggest the lodge for honeymoon and the house for big families due to the make up of the rooms. Both places have pools and a similar view, it's only... More
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    Persophne
    4 November 2016|
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    Response from swara2017 | Property representative |
    Hi, is available both in the house and the lodge in a central area at each but not in the rooms. Sorry I tried to reply to your comment a while ago and see that it never sent through? Huge appologies
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    jannycamUtah
    1 April 2016|
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    Response from olmalo | Property representative |
    Yes all our activities are inclusive in the price, the only extra should you choose it is the helicopter
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms have wonderful views, are extremely spacious and differing styles."
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    "Banda 3, with private, secluded terrace, complete with heart shaped bath for bathing under the stars."
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    "We were in the Crocodile Room which is off by itself so very private with a deck overlooking the valley."
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    "There are no bad rooms"
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