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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Get a room close to reception or walk down the stiff paved cliff to your room. Try the two owners suites too - nice for a family. My wife and daughters like to call in the massage and make up lady to the room. Clean rooms and bathrooms, simple dining with a set menu and a small inexpensive wine selection... More 

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Nairobi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were provided premium cottage with elegant furniture and very spacious bedroom.It has a beautiful view of Elmantaita lake .Vegetarian food preparation was very delicious.We shall definitely visit again and again .

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome which continued throughout our stay. The location is fabulous and the views are amazing, and the bird life if worth just siting and watching. The staff are very friendly and really try to make your stay very special. The only area that needs improving is the menu choice as part of the full board, it's rather... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The lodge is only few hundred meters from the main road between Naivasha and Nakuru. It must be one of the best situated lodges in Africa, even in the world. It is built on an escarpment over Lake Elementeita. The view is fantastic, with hundred, if not thousands of flamingos and rosy Pelicans. It is said that the area has... More 

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Gilgil, Kenya
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Wonderful views of Elementaita. Flamingo, pelican and so many more wonderful birds. The service is always so friendly, the rooms are excellent and the food is great. They go the extra mile to make your visit special

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a couple nights here as part of our safari package and could not have loved the accommodation more. They have such a stunning location! When you first drive up you would never expect it. Our room overlooked the lake and had two hammocks on the porch to relax in. They have a pool area which is nice to... More 

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Culver City, California
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed here one night as a first stop on our Safari. Everything about it, from the lovely, comfortable room to the incredibly attentive service, was superb. And the food was delicious! I highly recommend Sunbird Lodge. The view and the proximity to delightful game drives can't be beat!

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Carmel
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was one of the highlights of my trip. Everything blew me away from the views, to our rooms to the wonderful meals! I can't wait to go back again!!! The lodge is very close to Nakuru Lake where we went on a game ride. The staff opened their breakfast buffet early for us and packed us a wonderful box... More 

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Thank Sumie729
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went over the weekend for one night and glad to say we really enjoyed everything about it. The place itself has a really nice environment. Very peaceful and relaxing. The food was very delicious and the staff were very friendly as well especially the reception and restaurant staff. The cottage provided was also very comfortable and pleasant. I especially... More 

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Thank Omar M
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place facing right opposite the lake. Love bird cottage is fantastic for a family of 5. Room facilities are brilliant. Food is delicious. Service is good. The chirping birds around makes the trip peaceful quite and serene. Must visit

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Sunbird Lodge, an eco-friendly luxury lodge is located in the Great Rift Valley, one of the natural wonders of the world. We are less than 127 km (1 ½ hours) from Nairobi and a few minutes off the new and superb Nairobi – Nakuru highway on a very good, private access road at the shore of Lake Elementaita, bordering and overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. Located on private land there are no park or conservation fees in addition to our very competitive rates. On excellent roads it is only 20 minutes to the famous Nakuru National Park and only a few minutes to Soysambu Conservancy where you can experience a balloon safari every morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbird Lodge

Address: Off Nairobi - Nakuru Highway | Nakuru, Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
Price Range: €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunbird Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Sunbird Hotel Lake Elementaita
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“Rooms at the bottom of the cliff have more space than closer to reception. You have to walk down the paved cliff walkway though.”
 of 5 bubbles 481keni, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are elderly or physically challenged, you need one of the cabins on the top of the escarpment.”
 of 5 bubbles Naki123, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have any physical disadvantages, request a room by the lodge, the climb up to dinner was very hard on my feet.”
 of 5 bubbles Sumie729, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms near the pool are quieter and very nice view. The only disadvantage is the tiring climb back up.”
 of 5 bubbles omarm231, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are facing the lake”
 of 5 bubbles mingsail, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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