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Sahara Gardens

Kericho Road, off Kisumu-Busia Road, Kericho 20200 Kenya
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#1 of 11 hotels in Kericho
Sahara Gardens Kericho is set in well manicured lawns off the Kisumu-Busia highway. The hotel prides itself in personalized service by a dedicated team of staff. There is 24 hour super fast WiFi at no cost to our resident guests. We have three room categories, that is standard, deluxe double and deluxe twin. our rooms have flat screen TVs with local cable channels. Our breakfast dining room is located at the reception and we have sports bar and restaurant at the lower end of the property which serves local delicacies cuisines from different parts of the world. We provide free parking for our resident guests The recently built conference room has diversified the product offerings by the hotel, you can hold a meeting of upto 100 people. Weddings and corporate events can be hosted. We are not located very far from the County government headquarters and the Kericho Golf Club is 3 minutes drive away. Tourist attractions around/near Kericho include Tea plantations and factories for agricultural tours, Uhuru and Moi gardens, Mau forest, Kapkatet museum, Fort ternan Musuem, Chebulu conservancy, Chagaik arboretum among others.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Tile / marble floor
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Room types
Mountain view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
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xoxotravels wrote a review Jun 2021
Maine7 contributions2 helpful votes
The rooms are very underwhelming. they are small with very poor finishing. Power goes out often and they don't have a stand-by generator. I had to take a cold shower on a very chilly morning. Breakfast is absolutely inedible, we had to go to Java restaurant for breakfast even though we paid for bed and breakfast. They provide one cup, and a small satchet of dormans coffee in the room. No glasses, cutlery or saucer.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: dont bother
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Peter M wrote a review Jan 2021
The Netherlands96 contributions35 helpful votes
Stayed at Sahara Gardens during a recent family trip. The bed was very comfortable; breakfast portions were fresh and very generous. Loved the well-manicured gardens (but watch out for the monkeys; don't leave food unattended) and the friendly staff. Will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: December 2020
Room Tip: Far from the road/reception area is best because it is quiet...
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Navigate24910786266 wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
Nice getaway location in Kericho, very relaxing and serene environment. The food is great but since the restaurant is some distance from the kitchen, it doesn't arrive steaming hot. Nevertheless, you better try the sweet and sour pork.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Ashraf A wrote a review Jan 2020
Kampala, Uganda689 contributions29 helpful votes
While on our way to Busia,decided to stop over for lunch after reading such good reviews of the place.But it was far from good.The place is hidden on a dirt road on Kericho road before the turning to Kisumu road. They have a large menu but with most items unavailable.We had to finally settle for a plate of plain chips, soft drink and I opted for English tea and was given African tea. The table we had seemed to have not been looked at for a number of days or weeks,extremely dirty and the staff did not even bother cleaning it.It took a very long time to be served and we left totally disappointed having relied on the reviews. Definitely not a place to revisit.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Irene N wrote a review Jul 2018
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Wasn't really expecting much going by the exterior but it was a pleasant surprise. Clean place, nice rooms if a tad small and the food was ok. For a business traveler its ideal, quiet and serene environment, superfast WiFi. For the rates they charge you get value for your money. Staff are so-so
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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US$50 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceKericho
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sahara Gardens
Which popular attractions are close to Sahara Gardens?
Nearby attractions include Kericho Tea Plantations (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sahara Gardens?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Sahara Gardens?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Sahara Gardens?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sahara Gardens?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sahara Gardens?
Conveniently located restaurants include Aubergine Restaurant, Java House Kisumu, and Wessyde Lounge.
Does Sahara Gardens have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sahara Gardens offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Sahara Gardens offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sahara Gardens?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.