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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stopped here for lunch on the way to Nairobi airport. The staff were lovely and it was a peaceful spot for lunch, the views were amazing and watching the birds on the feeders very relaxing. I intend to stay next time as I had a look at the accommodation it was lovely. Everything was very clean looking forward to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful view, big, clean room and perfect staff. We stayed for one night for my birthday and really enjoyed chilling out by the pool, in the hammock on our private balcony and by the fire in the lounge. We were really well looked after and I'd definitely recommend it.

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Thank Jonquil L
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A very good place for nature lovers with a fabulous view of the lake and variety of bird life. Great friendly staff that make you feel at home throughout the stay. Not variety to choose from the menu but very delicious. Perfect place to relax and have a break from the TV!

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1Thank GabiEmma
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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...

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Thank Ken I
Nairobi
Reviewed 6 November 2016 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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1Thank sureprogr
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...

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1Thank Naomi21w
Nassau, New Providence Island
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...

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Sydney, Australia
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...

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Culver City, California
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
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: €70 (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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“It's on a big hill so if you struggle with steps ask for a top room”
 of 5 bubbles jonquill900, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to the reception ideal! Otherwise one has to negotiate a steep flight of steps to the rooms below.”
 of 5 bubbles GabiEmma, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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