This article focuses on the best hotels to stay in Naivasha. Naivasha is one of the towns located in Nakuru County which is a major tourist destination. Some of the key attractions in Naivasha and surrounding areas like Nakuru include; Lake Naivasha, Menengai Crater, Hell’s Gate and Lake Nakuru National Park.
The attraction sites have led to the growth of the hospitality industry in Naivasha. There are quite affordable and unique hotels in Naivasha, where one can have a tranquil time.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best hotels to stay in Naivasha.
1. Enashipai Resort & SPA
Enashipai resort is one of the best-rated resort in Naivasha, where a strong local heritage and abundant nature is blended with pure luxury and delivered with a generous sense of warmth. The resort’s guest rooms are categorized as; Fountain executive, garden executive, villa executive which cost Kshs 19,500 and the honeymoon suite which costs Kshs. 40,000.
Contacts: +254 20 513 0000, 0719 051 000
2. Lake Naivasha Country Club
It is a luxury 5-star hotel that offers exceptional service in accommodation, conferencing, full-service spa, bar and lounge. Guest rooms are categorized as standard rooms which go for $156, deluxe rooms which cost $231, premium rooms which cost $250, executive suites $271 and presidential suites which cost $510.
Contact: +254 050 2021160
3. Sawela Lodge
Sawela is a top safari lodge and hotel that offers excellent and outstanding services that exceed guest’s expectations. Facilities at the lodge include a swimming pool, gym, nature walk, kids corner, guided nature walks and boat rides. It offers exquisite accommodation in superior rooms, deluxe rooms, business deluxe rooms, business suite rooms and executive suite rooms.
Contacts: +254 020 221 4960, 0723 657 295
4. Great Rift Valley Lodge
The lodge enjoys one of humankind’s oldest views over the sweeping floors of the Great Rift Valley. It offers the best conferencing facilities and accommodation in well-furnished twin and double rooms with private balconies overlooking the spectacular Rift Valley.
Contacts: 0722 205 894, 0733 411 105, 0732 411 105
5. Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Contact: +254-20-3750235, 020 3616000
6. Panorama Park Hotel
This hotel offers high standard accommodation with a blend of Kenyan tradition and modern sophistication on a budget. The guest rooms range from Kshs 6,000 to Kshs 22,000 per night.
Contact: 0712 091 777
7. Dove Nest Lodge
Dove Nest Lodge is located in Naivasha Town, minutes away from attraction sites such as Hells Gate National Park, Aberdares and Mt Longonot. It is a perfect destination for those looking for ambient accommodation and service in an unmatched serene atmosphere. Guest rooms range from Kshs 4,500 to Kshs 14,000 per night.
Contacts: 0706 700 913, 0738 962 111, 0794 582 241
8. Fish Eagle Inn
It is located on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha about 90 kilometres from Nairobi. It has manicured gardens and rooms with a rustic look yet affording the comforts of modern living. The guest rooms are categorized as standard rooms which cost Kshs 4,800 per night, cottage rooms Kshs 9,000, executive rooms Kshs 6,000 and suites which cost Kshs. 12,500 per night.
Contact: +254 112 632 937
9. Sweet Lake Resort
The resort is located along Moi South Lake Road on the edge of Lake Naivasha National Park. It is perfect for a weekend gateway, holiday vacation, conferencing, and team building. The resort accommodation comes with free breakfast and high-speed wireless internet access. A standard room costs Ksh 5, 566 per night.
Contact: 0702 668 317
10. Burch Resort
It is a camping and cottage resort that is styled to echo the motif of a traditional Kenyan resort. It is ideal for bonfires, tent camping and team building activities. The resort offers accommodation ranging from single to triple rooms.
Contact: 0727 294 006
Lake Naivasha Resort
The resort is located in Naivasha Town and within the Great Rift Valley. It is a budget resort and a perfect destination for holidaymakers and business executives looking for ambient accommodation. Rooms range from Kshs 7,500 to 17,500.
Contacts: 0794 582 241, 0741 404 565