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Kampala, Uganda
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived to this lovely set place after the drive from Nairobi almost missing the signpost to the expense the rift valley mid morning scenic views, we slowed down to the left turn only to a welcome of chattering welcome of birds, sunbirds, starlings, chats, barbers, sparrows and some raptors in the Acacia forest around on arrival we got a... More 

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Thank Mamalandsafaris
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The place was amazing, it gets even better with the ambience. Wonderful place to have your peace and quiet. The rooms are well lit as desired and have a wonderful view to the lake. The cottages are super comfy.

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Moscow, Russia
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45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The rooms are clean, fully supplied with all useful things (even slippers). Great view to the lake from our room (2nd floor). Good choice of meals and drinks at dinner and breakfast. We tried Kenian wine - Leleshwa Merlot-Shiraz 2014 and it was surprisingly good

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Thank AlexanderBl
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The place was quiet and beautiful, we went at a time they weren't so busy. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. We got to see very beautiful birds and a walk down to the lake shore. Our room was cleaned daily. Food was good. We hope to visit again. Keep up the good work guys.!!!!

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, We thank you for taking your time out to write a review on your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed the stay & hope to have you again at your convenience. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed there with 2 of my friends in Aug and didn't not want to leave. Check in was a breeze and the stay was good. We did not get to swim coz it was cold but we did enjoy a breakfast by the lake. (I now hate my dinning room after this) Lol. Woke up to birds chirping and... More 

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Thank LOISE W
Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your review on your stay with us. We shall work to ensure that many more people enjoy their stay as you did. Looking forward to hosting you again. Kind Regards, The Pelican lodge Team. More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Family visit in August, very disappointing as food very dry mainly dry steaks. No food to cater for children. No fresh juice. No variety for deserts mainly fruits. Unreliable hot water was barely warm.

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Thank Carole N
Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your review & we apologize that yous stay seems not to have been up to par. We cater to kids menu as directed by adult supervisors (if special needs are required) and fresh juice is available on site, there must have been an overlap in supply during your stay. We apologize for this & assure you... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The lodge was a middle level lodge good for team workshops. The premises is not as large as other properties and not much to do as such if going in a small group. The food for vegetarians is limited and overall you cannot expect wider variety of food you get in other nearby lodges for the same rate! Some of... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking your time out to write a review. We shall take into account all that you have stated and work to be better in service delivery. Above all, we thank you for taking your time out to spend time at the lodge. Regards, Pelican lodge Team. More 

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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a one-night full-board stay at The Pelican Lodge in Lake Elementaita through Rupu on a Saturday and checked in on a Sunday. Being a weekend, our booking was not registered in their system but the receptionist was so accommodating, she gave us a cottage while she confirmed our reservation. The cottage, tucked in quiet corner of the property,... More 

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for choosing to spend your weekend away with us. We appreciate your feedback and are grateful that you enjoyed your stay. We shall work on the areas of improvement that you have stated. Regards, The Lodge team. More 

1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Pros: Great location! Great scenery (Only for the lake view cottages) Enjoyed Nature Walk Staff committed to make your stay memorable! Cons: - Under staffed - Super limited food variety - Poor dessert (absolutely no options presented) - No fresh juice available - Annoying constricted & unreliable hot water supply Advise: Ideal for couple double dating or big family getaways... More 

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Thank Ajode J
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We went there for a family weekend out and we had a lovely stay and memorable moments, we were warmly received checked in and given a tour around the lodge. The service was very good and the food was very well done. Looking forward to going back to the pelican lodge

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Thepelicanlodge, Public Relations Manager at The Pelican Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for placing a review on your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to host you again at your convenience. Regards, Pelican Lodge Team. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is an Exclusive, Luxurious and Outstanding lodge with ten cottages six doubles and four twins, three of them with outdoor showers. Located at the shows of Lake Elementaita, each cottage has a large balcony and a spectacular view of the lake. Overlooking Soysambu Conservancy. The sunset view from the lodge is a site to behold. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pelican Lodge

Address: Nakuru - Nairobi Rd, Lake Elementaita 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Lake Elementaita
Price Range: RM422 - RM1,245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms with a lake view are the best”
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“Make sure you stay in one of the lodges and nit the modern block. On no account pick 216 if there is anything going on in their event room!”
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“the lake front cottages have an extra open air bathroom that gives you that niiiice country feeling”
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