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Ikweta Country Inn

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this place for two nights, we were on a mission to visit meru national park. A cool average hotel and the best in the area. Beautiful river and garden, good breakfast,extremely comfortable bed and clean linen. Friendly staff. Major highlight is the garden, it's beautiful.

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

Appreciate your uplifting review. We are leaders in providing quality budget accommodations and unrivalled Conference facilities and services in Meru County. We work hard to be the exemplary hospitality establishment in Maua and we pride ourselves on our splendid tropical gardens and riverfront. As you highlight our tranquil riverside setting and beautifully landscaped gardens help to make iKWETA Country Inn...

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located in Maua, Meru....... And is a average hotel...... It is not a luxurious hotel...... The only thing which you can rely on is the Internet (wifi)..... Rest whatever you get is your luck...... Staff is slow and take there own time to do things...... For everything you need from the hotel you have to chase them...........

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

iKWETA Country Inn in Maua Town, Meru County, provides quality budget accommodations and unrivalled conference facilities and services. The hotel is part of the iKWETA brand of tourism products and services promoting affordable safari luxury and value for money in environments noted for natural elegance, style and convenience. IKWETA Country Inn was never intended to be a luxurious hotel. Rather...

Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Wonderful staff willing to meet requests cheerfully. Good food and service in the restaurant. Garden setting in the middle of town. The rooms are small and simply furnished. He bathrooms are simple, that is the showers are not blocked off so water gets all over the floor. Overall, it is a nice African hotel. Rooms on the store side are...

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you have appreciated our hotel in Maua Town. By establishing iKWETA Country Inn as a hospitality venue offering quality budget accommodations and unrivalled Conference facilities in a sizable rural town where there was no such comparable facility before, we have added considerable value to the quality of life for both locals and visitors alike. Our location...

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Myself and my two friends spent a few nights there. Absolutely wonderful! Food was incredible, rooms were clean and large! The best shower in Kenya! The chef Martin was incredible. His dinner was the best in all of Kenya. When I come to Maua I will for sure stay here again! We loved our time there and highly recommend it...

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

What a rave review! iKWETA Country Inn proudly offers quality budget accommodation and you have highlighted many key features of our quality services and facilities … our delicious cuisine, hotel rooms and hot showers, and of course, our stunning tropical gardens, which we are famous for. iKWETA Country Inn is part of the iKWETA brand of tourism products and services...

Reviewed 18 January 2016

The place is awesome,the ambiance and location very quiet. Was there over the weekend.16th jan to be precise.The rooms are very clean,cosy and loved the detail in every room. Service was very pathetic right from the Receptionist lady who was very rude,save for one Waitress who I got to know her name Wanja was very helpful and professional.The restaurant service...

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

This was a group of five very difficult guests - Rita J and her four companions (two men and two other ladies). The review by Rita J is not truthful nor is it balanced - since it does not tell what really transpired. [For that reason therefore, we request TripAdvisor to remove this review.] The guests arrived at the Hotel...

Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Cosy hotel. Really clean sheets. The Garden at the back is beautiful and a fine touch to it. The food: Breakfast was standard. Bacon, eggs, toast bread. No baked beans. Pan fried chicken was my favourite for dinner. The service is a tad slow though. The bar: not fully stocked. As a liquer fun I didn't find my fix. The...

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

iKWETA Country Inn (Maua) offers budget quality accommodation, “all round perfect place for a town like Maua” as you say. iKWETA Country Inn is situated in a tranquil setting in a flower garden, the Maua Gardens ('Maua' in Kiswahili translates as flowers in English). The Mboone River traverses the property adding to the tranquility of the lush environment. We meticulously...

Trieste, Italy
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We were travelling on our wheels to and from Meru NP and stayed two nights. Rooms with private bathroom are recent and quite good. You can eat some western food. The place is quiet and safe. The road to reach the Inn is in bad shape. A good alternative to some very expensive lodges in this area.

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ikweta1, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

Appreciate your constructive review. Some good news, the Meru County Government has been upgrading the road network around Maua Town including access to Ikweta Country Inn. Indeed, we continue to offer good value for the money in the range of quality budget accommodation only 30 minutes to the Main (Murera) Gate of Meru National Park.

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We always stay in this hotel when we visit Maua which is my husband's home town. It is a decent place with friendly staff. Simple but very creative furnishings in the rooms. Each room is uniquely done.

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ikweta1, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear from our return guests! "Little haven" is what we have tried to create with Ikweta Country Inn located in its tranquil setting in a flower garden (the Maua Gardens) by the Mboone River which traverses the hotel. Our guest rooms are decorated with distinctive African designs and colors all with en suite bathrooms enlivened by attractive colors...

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 26 September 2013

You wouldn't believe such a place existed in Maua with the rough road heading there. Beautiful place. Had drinks there one evening In August 2013...Decor is tasteful, staff is friendly...Drinks fairly priced and with a beautiful ambience ...It was a bit too quiet for my liking... Would have preferred some soft music to be playing in the background as we...

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Reviewed 12 June 2013

We had been traveling in the Meru county for 2wks and finally got to Maua. We stayed at Ikweta which is quite unusual for its surrounding. We got a very dull room at first and asked to change and the staff were okay with that. The room colors and walls they tend to take a lot of energy from you...

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Ikweta-Safari, Owner at Ikweta Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guests, we appreciate your visit to Ikweta Country Inn (Maua) and your feedback. We thank you for your positive remarks concerning our Staff and we regret any inconveniences you may have experienced during your one night stay earlier this month. Since Ikweta Country Inn opened for business in October 2010, we have been honoured to host many guests as...

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Ikweta Country Inn in Maua town, Meru County, provides high standard budget accommodation and unrivaled conference facilities and services. It is situated in a tranquil setting in a flower garden (the Maua Gardens) by the Mboone River which traverses the property. It is located about 277 km from Nairobi and 60 km from Meru town. Accommodations are in 38 double guest rooms, the majority on the Maua Gardens overlooking the Mboone River. We offer competitive Conference Packages. Since we opened for business in October 2010, we have been honoured to host many meetings organised by international and national organisations, both governmental and non-governmental, as well as by senior national leaders. Most of the hotel guest rooms are on the riverfront. All guest rooms are decorated in an original, tasteful distinctive African design and colors. The en suite bathrooms have deliberately been enlivened with attractive colors. There are TVs in most rooms. Facilities at Ikweta Country Inn include a large conference room capable of hosting 300 people and four smaller meeting rooms with different capacities. We have ample, suitable outdoor sitting areas in the Maua Gardens and in the Makuti Room for informal consultations. The Executive Boardroom is available for private, secured meetings. The Business Centre can provide complete office support, including secretarial services. High-speed Internet via VSAT is available in the meeting rooms and in designated Wi-Fi Zones (Terms and conditions apply). Conference equipment (projectors, laptops, whiteboards, etc) is available for a small fee. There is a high-capacity generator to counter power outages. Safety and security are assured 24/7. The hotel's Bistro features excellent and varied cuisine with fresh local produce. The Highlands Bar is well-appointed. The Riverfront Cafe and Makuti Room in the private and beautifully-landscaped Maua Gardens across the Mboone River serve light meals and beverages. Ikweta Country Inn is only 30 minutes to the Murera Gate of Meru National Park on an all-weather road, making it a convenient base for exploring the complete wilderness of one of Kenya's most beautiful national parks. Ikweta Country Inn is part of the IKWETA brand of tourism products and services promoting affordable safari luxury and value for money in environments noted for natural elegance, style and convenience. The other properties are Ikweta Safari Camp, Meru National Park, Murera Gate, and Lake View Studios, Lake View Drive, Nairobi. ... more   less 

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Address: Maua, Maua 60600, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Eastern Province > Maua
Price Range: €27 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“Ask for rooms away from the reception and facing the road, they are quieter.”
wanjugu, 12 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the garden, it has the best view.”
RuthkNairobi, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street get noisy at nighttime.”
tacotacotaco, 18 Oct 2011 | Read review
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