This is a list of the top 10 best hotels in Kisumu County. Kisumu county has an estimated population of 1,155,474 people. It is the major tourist destination hub in the Western Tourism circuit. Some of the major tourist attractions sites and destinations in Kisumu County include; Ndere Island National Park, Kit Mikayi Rocks, Impala Park, Dunga Beach, and Kisumu Museum. Tourism in Kisumu County is steadily earning a spot as a major source of revenue for the County Government. Kisumu County is headed by Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o.
Here is a list of the best hotels in Kisumu County in no particular order.
1.Imperial Hotel Express
Imperial Hotel Express is a 3star hotel located in the Kisumu city center along the Oginga Odinga Road. It has a total of 55 modern rooms that offer quality accommodation at affordable prices. All the rooms are fitted with free high-speed Wi-Fi, that enables guests to surf the internet conveniently. The hotel offers complimentary nutritious breakfast to its clients at no extra charge. The hotel also caters to the needs of the disabled as it has rooms specifically designed to allow a wheelchair to move around. A single standard room goes for 6,400 shillings, a double standard goes for 7,400 Kenyan shillings. All payments are done on check-in, through Mpesa, credit cards, or cash. The hotel also offers two meeting spaces which can accommodate 10 to 20 individuals. It can also cater for large events of up to 300 people.
Imperial Hotel Express | Kisumu2.Acacia Premier Hotel
It is a 4-star hotel located along the Achieng Oneko Road, Kisumu, in the leafy suburb of Milimani. It boasts of magnificent rooms and a rooftop terrace that provides a scenic view of Kisumu. All rooms and suites are equipped with luxury beds, WiFi, climate control and a minibar. The hotel also offers other amenities that include; wellness SPA with 3 treatment rooms, fully equipped gym, outdoor swimming pool, coffee shop, pool bar, meetings, and events facilities and a business center. It has a grand ballroom that can hold up to 700 people, ideal for conferences and banquets. A standard room goes for 15,276 Kenyan shillings, inclusive of breakfast. Twin standard rooms go for 16,281 Kenyan shillings. Superior rooms go for 17,286 Kenyan shillings, Bay suite room 29,848 Kenyan shillings while a presidential suite goes for 54,771 Kenyan shillings.
3.The Vic Hotel
It is a premier business hotel located in the Megacity Mall compound, along the Nairobi- Kisumu highway. The hotel boasts 106 luxurious rooms that range from standard rooms, deluxe rooms, twin rooms, business suites, and family suites. The hotel offers free parking, free Wifi, airport transportation, gymnasium, laundry services, Swimming pool, conference rooms, and room service. It provides excellent business and conference facilities with a capacity to accommodate 400 people. Half-day conference package is 2,200 Kenyan shillings per person while full-day conference charge is 2,500 shillings per person.
The hotel is situated on Gumbi Road, just right behind Tuskys supermarket and united mall. The hotel has 65 guestrooms which are categorized into twin rooms, doubles, and penthouses. The hotel offers the following facilities and services; Airport shuttle services, Restaurant services, Luggage storage, Free Parking, Car hire services, Playing grounds, Free Wifi, etc. A standard room goes for US $68, deluxe ranges around US$ 87, the skoosh goes for US$ 89.
Jumuia Hotel | Kisumu5.Grand Royal Swiss Hotel
It is a 4-star Hotel located along the Kisumu-Kakamega Highway, in West Kajul Kisumu. The hotel is located approximately 6 kilometers from Kisumu International Airport. The hotel boasts large meeting and function rooms with state-of-the-art technology. A standard room goes for $160 full board inclusive of breakfast, deluxe single $175 for full board, deluxe double $240 for full board, royal suite single $ 210 while royal suite double goes for $ 265 for bed and breakfast.
6. Vittoria suites
It is suited in the serene environment of Milimani estate. It boasts 70 well-fitted and air-conditioned rooms. The hotel offers meeting rooms, accommodation, bar and restaurant services. The restaurant serves breakfast and also offers a variety of dishes prepared by highly trained chefs. It offers free Wifi, luggage storage, and cleaning services at no extra cost. A single room ranges between 5,893 to 6,548 Kenyan shillings. Double rooms go for 7,707 Kenyan shillings per night, inclusive of breakfast.
Vittoria suites | Kisumu
7. Sovereign Hotel
It is located at Lolwe Drive, off Aput Road Kisumu, approximate;y 700 meters from the famous Impala Park. Services offered include; health and fitness, bar and lounge, meetings and events, dining,24hr reception, spa, and massage, in-room services, and 24hr security. The hotel has 28 luxury rooms which offer unique accommodations. The rooms are fitted with LCD flat screen TV, free Wifi, air conditioning, safety deposit box, and a direct phone line. Executive rooms go for the US $150, lake facing rooms US $145, second floor rooms US $140, apartment blocks and groundfloor US $135.
Sovereign Hotel |Kisumu
8. Sarova Imperial Hotel
It is located off Jomo Kenyatta Highway, Achieng Oneko Road, Kisumu. It has played a leading role in Kisumu’s hospitality industry as one of the best luxury hotels in the region. Amenities and services offered here include; Spa service, fitness center, room service, suites, bar and lounge, restaurant and conference facilities. Accommodation charges for the rooms are; Standard rooms (single) 9,000 Kenyan shillings, Standard rooms (double) 11,900 Kenyan shillings, Club room 14,000 Kenyan shillings, Executive suites 25,940 Kenyan shillings, State suite 37,070 Kenyan shillings.
It’s located along Kisumu – Busia Road, 9 km from Kiboswa Market. Ciala Resort provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool. All rooms in the resort are fitted with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, and balconies. The property is situated 12 km from West End Shopping Mall. The standard charge for rooms at Ciala is KES 13,615 with breakfast included.
- Sunset Hotel
It is a 4-star hotel located in the leafy suburb of Milimani Estate Kisumu. Sunset Hotel provides the perfect atmosphere for your stay in the lakeside city, whether it is for business purposes, conferences, and meetings, honeymoon or weddings. The hotel offers luxurious accommodations, exceptional services, and amenities to offer guests a wonderful experience. Standard rooms range between 7000 to 14000 Kenyan shillings, while deluxe rooms range between 8000 to 15,000 Kenyan shillings.