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Hotel Cathay Nakuru

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Tom Mboya Street, next to Bontana Hotel, Nakuru 20100 Kenya See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

My mum checked into this hotel for a night and had such a bad experience. The room was not clean, the bathroom and the linen namely. She tried to contact the reception for assistance but nothing was done. After her complaint falling of deaf ears...More

Thank UgandaLodges
Response from alfred k, General Manager at Hotel Cathay NakuruResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Guest, As per the above complaint, I do hereby reply to let the writer of which identification has been hidden that the complain was and have not been registered in our establishment. We hereby conclude that the intention of the writer with hidden identification...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is not the newest or best hotel, but the staff more than make up for it. Our group was here to work for 2 weeks and the staff did everything to make this a positive experience. The morning breakfast buffet is more than satisfactory....More

2  Thank Sharon R
Response from alfred k, General Manager at Hotel Cathay NakuruResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Sharon, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hotel Cathay Nakuru. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and it’s our commitment to consistently ensure that our guests enjoy their stay. We are also happy to learn that during your stay...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

I spent three weeks at the Hotel Cathay for a large international event and from the moment we arrived, the staff were absolutely wonderful, they couldn't do enough to ensure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. Alfred, the manager was always on hand to ensure...More

Thank AS01Carlow
Response from alfred k, General Manager at Hotel Cathay NakuruResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Carlow, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Hotel Cathay Nakuru as your preferred hotel during your stay for International World Ploughing Contest and that you had great and memorable experience in our breakfast food, level of cleanliness,...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I checked into the hotel, had a friend who was with me at the time. We wanted to drink whiskey in the balcony at midday as we have a private chat. My friend was not to stay overnight. I checked in as the sole individual....More

4  Thank Victor K
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We spent a night at this nice and lovely place. Available parking Decent wi-fi Swimming pool Hearty breakfast Located in town centre Hot water No variety of TV stations. It's quite easy to find and the staff are very helpful.More

1  Thank Gikonyo M
Response from alfred k, General Manager at Hotel Cathay NakuruResponded 12 May 2018

Dear Gikonyo M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and that WiFi, breakfast, swimming pool and our staff was great. We value our guest feedback and would like to let you know that we will...More

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At Hotel Cathay we offer the very best of choice, when searching for accommodation we have a selection of spacious elegantly furnished rooms that provide that unique feeling of home away from home. We have 62 More rooms in total and to mention but a few we have 2 executive suites, junior suites, sufficient standard rooms and twin rooms each with balcony. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
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US$73 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Nakuru
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$73 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Nakuru
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Wambui G
18 January 2015|
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Response from foreveyman | Reviewed this property |
Dear wambui G, I complained about the elevator and the stains in the fly-curtain. I recon they took it seriously. Our son, who lives and works in Kisumu, regurarly visits Nakuru. I will ask him if they have improved or will... More
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"Physically go check the room before paying"
16 Oct 2018
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"poolside is best"
4 Oct 2018
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"don't waste your money going to this hotel. Everything is so pathetic...."
15 Nov 2015
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"Ask for a room with a shower and a complete mosquito net!"
17 Jul 2015
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