This is a list of top 10 best hotels in Homabay County as of 2018. Homa Bay is one of the 47 counties located in the Nyanza region within the Lake Victoria Basin. It covers an area of 3,183.3 square kilometres, with an estimated population of 963,794 people. The Luo and Abasuba are the dominant communities in Homabay County. Some of the key points of interest in Homabay include Ruma National Park, Kanjera Archaeological site, Mfangano and Rusinga Islands. The County Government is headed by Governor Cyprian Awiti.
Here is a list of the best hotels in Homa Bay County in no particular order.
1.Rusinga Island Lodge
It is a private place of infinite beauty nestled on Rusinga Island. The lodge offers delicious home grown, home cooked food and indulgent accommodation in nine self-contained cottages, a family cottage with a twin room and double room with an interconnecting door. It also features a large swimming pool, meeting/conference facilities, SPA and guided walks to fishing villages, fossil sites, mountain biking and sundowners. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 26,711. For further inquiries, you can contact them via, +254 20 253 1314/ +254 716 055 924.
2.Lake Victoria Safari Village
It is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Victoria in quiet and nice surroundings, approximately 3 kilometres from Mbita town. It consists of round traditional huts thatched with papyrus reeds. Each room has a private veranda overlooking the lake. It also features an on-site restaurant that serves local and continental cuisines. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 6,000. For more information, you can contact them on, +254 720 716 665/ +254 787 878 420
3.Homabay Tourist resort
It is located along Homabay-Rongo Road. It features a well-manicured garden ideal for holding events, a bar/lounge, an on-site restaurant that serves both local and continental dishes, spacious non-smoking guest rooms, kids playground, free wifi, state of the art conference facilities and a 24 hr front desk. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 5,384. For reservations or inquiries, you can contact them via, +254 727 112 615.
It is situated at the foot of Asego Hill, approximately 3 kilometres from Homabay town centre. It offers luxury accommodation in cottages whose design espouses modernized local and traditional architecture. It also features conference facilities ideal for seminars/workshops, outside catering and delicacies at its onsite restaurant. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 5,553. For more information, you can contact them on, +254 703 114 834.
5.Rusinga Blue Ridge Hotel
It is located in a serene environment on Rusinga Island in Mbita. It offers luxurious accommodation in elegantly designed single rooms, double rooms and suites. It also features conference facilities, an onsite restaurant that serves a variety of dishes prepared by professional chefs, ample parking and a well-stocked bar that serves alcoholic and soft drinks. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 4,000. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 790 408 900/ 0721 490 688.
6.Cold Springs Hotel
It offers a unique selection of world-class facilities and amenities in Homabay town. It features spacious guest rooms designed for maximum comfort and privacy, a coffee lounge, world-class conference facilities, a business centre, wedding and honeymoon spots, a coffee lounge, a bar and restaurant which offers an optimum blend of fine cuisine. Standard rates for accommodation start from KES 4,000. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 770 444 000.
7.Jabali Country Lodge
It is a tranquil hotel located in the Ringa area in Homabay town. It is located within garden surroundings where guests can enjoy bird watching and nature walk. Jabali lodge features spacious and elegantly designed guest rooms, an onsite restaurant which serves local and international meals prepared by professionals, a fully stocked bar, conference and meeting facilities. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 4,000. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, 0722 493 598.
8.Hotel Twin Towers
It is a budget-friendly hotel situated in Homabay town, near the Homabay District Hospital. It offers the following amenities and services; laundry and airport pickup services upon request, complimentary breakfast, a bar that serves a variety of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, an onsite restaurant, meeting and events facilities, fully furnished guest rooms which include single standard rooms, double standard rooms, deluxe rooms and master rooms. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 3,906.
9.Ruma River Lodge
It is located next to Ruma National Park, Homabay. It is an eco-lodge cum retreat centre, a conference, seminar and workshop hub that offers comfort and tranquillity. It features tented/cottage accommodation, with each tent featuring a balcony area for guests to enjoy views of the surrounding towering cliffs. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 3,500. For more information, you can contact them on, +254 736 343 440
10.Wayando Beach Eco Lodge
It is located along Wanyama Kaswanga Road Rusinga Island. It offers beachfront accommodation, a bar and private beach area, outdoor dining area, meeting/banquet facilities, an on-site restaurant, free wifi, free parking, hiking activities, fishing and walking tours. All guest rooms are spacious and tranquil to ensure you have a pleasant stay at the facility. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 3,000. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, 0723 773 571.
- Mfangano Island Beach Resort
It is located in a safe and friendly neighbourhood in Mfangano Island. It is an ideal spot for families or individuals seeking a tranquil stay in a peaceful environment. Guests can engage in numerous activities ranging from mountain biking, hiking, swimming, bird watching and organised boat rides. Standard charges for accommodation start from KES 5,000.
- Takawiri Island Resort
It is a serene hidden getaway with a sandy beach that offers a cool and shady retreat. It features a beachfront, a restaurant, airport transportation, bar/lounge, laundry service and room transportation. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, 0704 371 033
Other best hotel options in Homabay
- Bimoss Beach Campsite
- Diakonia Resort
- Hotel Staridge
- Ruma Tourist Lodge
- Hotel Tausi
- Toffee Resort
- Choice Hotel Suites
- Chill Spot Mfangano
- Lolwe Cottages
- Hotel Hippo Buck
- Oyugis Hill Breeze
- Mulberry Glamp