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Kiboko Bay Resort

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great place especially if you need a quiet place to relax your mind with a chilled beer during a hot afternoon. Our waiter was a great guy from the lake region. We ordered wet tilapia with ugali and chips masala. The floating table on the...More

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Response from Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay ResortResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our resort. Glad to hear that you found some peace and quiet when you visited us. The Kisumu afternoons can get hot, and we keep our drinks chilled (for those who prefer them that way) to provide...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Amazing place hidden on the outskirts of the busy Kisumu town chill out place with nice views of lake victoria mouth watering selection of food and brilliant service cant wait to go back there highly recommendedMore

Thank neil d
Response from Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay ResortResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Guest, So glad to read your review aptly titled "the jewel of Lake Victoria". We couldn't have coined a better term ourselves! It gives us much joy to hear that you found our food mouth-watering, and service brilliant. We do hope that you will...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

My fiancee and I just spent a long weekend at Kiboko Bay and we enjoyed every minute of it. It was peaceful and serene...very relaxing. The tents were comfortable and it was lovely to feel the fresh air while we slept. The property is full...More

Thank traveling_mwali
Response from Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay ResortResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Guest, Much thanks for your positive review of our resort. We are glad to hear that you and your fiancee enjoyed every minute of being with us, and hope you will come back to visit us again. We aim to provide a most peaceful,...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Firstly, service was dire - so so slow and unhelpful. One waiter was lovely, everyone else made you feel that it was an effort for them to do their job. For the price you pay one would expect something pretty decent. Whilst the rooms themselves...More

Thank jojorosie
Response from Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay ResortResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our property. We are sorry that you had a less than stellar experience with us. At Kiboko Bay, we do aim to please our guests the best we can, and are sorry that we did not meet...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Comfortable tented camp right on the shore of Lake Victoria. We could hear hippos in the garden during the night. Views of sunset from the jetty were spectacular. Restaurant was Good quality, with the soups, Indian dishes, and the guacamole as the highlights. Service was...More

Thank Adventures_travel123
Response from Nirmal D, Owner at Kiboko Bay ResortResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our property and for taking the time to capture the magic of Lake Victoria, the hippos that visit us to graze, and the spectacular sunsets which is all part of the picturesque enchantment that Kiboko Bay offers....More

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$140 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$140 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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kajumaan
26 August 2016|
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Response from Nirmal D | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Our dishes range from Kshs350-Kshs900 for the starters and Kshs750 and upwards for a main course meal.
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kajumaan
26 August 2016|
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Response from Simon d | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly but something in the region of 14,000 KSH, but best to ask them via their website.
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nyarmusungu
10 May 2016|
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Response from Simon d | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around 15,000KSH a night, approx £105. We only did the B&B.
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"Rooms that face lake Victoria are more expensive, but probably worth it, especially if you get a deal."
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"Ask for a view of the lake."
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"carry mosquito replants as the Kisumu has a lot of mosquitoes."
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"Get the suite right at the beach, it gives you a nice view and is also right at the end of the path to the..."
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