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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location to the East of Lake Naivasha, Kenya, is the place to go for a holiday during this rainy season. The hotel landscape is african savannah, well groomed. The facilities are spacious and roomy. The shower unit in the room was unique. It delivered hot water three ways. Greatly refreshing.

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking your time to review us on trip adviser, at Sawela lodges we anticipate our guests needs and create an environment conducive to their stay with us. we look forward to hosting you in future again. Kind regards Mary Mburu

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is like a second home to me,the friendly staff ,the ever smiling welcome from the receptionist always make my stay worthwhile.The thing i like most about this place is the luxurious rooms,the well planned nature walks which i always find interesting ,the boat ride ,the kids corner ,the well maintained every green clean garden and the conference rooms.Everything...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Zephania, Thank you for taking your time to review us on trip adviser, Your comments and feedback are very important as they help us improve. we are honored to be your preferred choice of getaway destination and feel free to contact us in case of any inquiry. Kind Regards Mary Mburu

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very warm reception ant the entrance and in main reception ;The rooms are very comfortable ,elegant and well planned with all the facilities one may need , also no need for room service once checked in. they provide hot water bottles in case its cold, their training rooms well facilitated and good support when need arises . Food and beverages...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Milly, Thank you for choosing us to be your second home in Africa, Sawela lodges aims at providing all our esteemed guests with highest standard of comfort, relaxation and enjoyments. Karibu Tena, Mary Mburu

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My to go to place in Naivasha, the rooms are great, very clean, pure white sheets, clean towels and the staff even better. The meal was okey, I have however eaten better in the same place in the past.

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Greetings from Sawela Lodges, Thank you for making us your preferred getaway destination in Naivasha. thank you for your feedback, we take them positively as they help us improve and become a better brand. Kind Regards Mary Mburu

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is pure rubbish the food is really horrible the service is horrible Cold hot water towels served with confidence at dinner leaves one wondering when they are hot. Table service poor their biggest concern is if you can pay for a drink and yet you are on full board. It's disheartening as local tourists to visit such a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

an incredible venue in an even more incredible location. nearby national park was great with great guides. rooms were clean and comfortable with very friendly and considerate staff. Lots of different delicious food options available in the buffet - the meatballs in a peanut sauce are a must have!

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Greetings from Sawela Lodges, Thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you and taking your time to review us on trip adviser. we look forward to being your host again. Kind Regards Mary Mburu

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I was working at Sawela Lodges for an International Workshop in early March for 5 days. Staying at Sawela was fantastic - a wonderful, well-equipped venue located in a beautiful setting very close to Lake Naivasha. The service from staff was exceptional - I was greeted warmly by everyone I met whilst staying there and felt like they truly took...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Andersen, Thank you for taking time to review us and we were most honored to have you as our guests . At sawela we strive to provide our esteemed guest with the highest standard of stay,comfort ,relaxation.we look forward to hosting you again Karibu Sawela Kind Regards Faith Musyoka

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The service was great! One of the front desk staff was very friendly and professional , he took us around the hotel to survey the kind of room we want. The rooms were spacious and the balcony area had a breathtaking view. The food was above average and variety of fresh fruits . Despite the fact that there was construction...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Greetings Anthony, we are glad to have been of service to you. apologies for the inconvenience on the ongoing Restaurant expansion which will be done in July. This is to meet our guests needs and comfort while dining with us. I would like to invite you for a complementary lunch once we done expanding the restaurant in July 2017. Kind...

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Sawela, like other properties in the area is in a great location. Approaching the establishment one expects more than one gets. The suites do not have socket outlets for people who are digitally connected so I have to remove a light to charge my phone and then wait for phone to charge then lap top then iPad etc .Several lights...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Patrick, Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback. At Sawela Lodges we en devour to continue making your stay memorable we shall work on the highlighted areas. Once again welcome to Sawela Lodges. Kind Regards Faith Musyoka

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The rooms are very spacious with the traditional african architecure. The food is served as 5 course meal... The conference is very warm and well carpeted... Full board is kes 17500 at a discounted rate, the ambience and environment is soo relaxing i had the participants struggle to leave. Customer care is excellent and very patient, nothing is more assuring...

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Sawela Lodge N, Guest Relations Manager at Sawela Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Ciku, Thank you for taking your time to review us on trip adviser. we aim to provide our esteemed guests with the highest standard of stay, comfort and relaxation be it for work or pleasure and hosted by warm friendly and efficient personnel. we will address the WiFi issue to make your stay better on your next visit. welcome...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonder the reasons behind the high flying Sawela Flag? Excellent and outstanding services that exceed our guests' expectations, by clearly setting each and every guest as our first priority at all times. The Sawela lodge is located 85 kms from Nairobi and 13 kms from Naivasha town on the Moi south lake road, Naivasha. The name Sawela means "comfort in a birds nest". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawela Lodges

Address: Moi South Road | Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
Price Range: ₹ 12,217 - ₹ 17,776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 74
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“higher floors have a lovely view.”
_fanjeri, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floors are better for me”
mahaji63, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the far end away from the swimming pool are offer quietness.”
544maureenm, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
Sarnacho, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable wide beds,balcony facing lake Naivasha.”
gregmyles78, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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