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Nairobi
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very cool hotel with great views of the Great rift Valley, Natural Green plantations with breathtaking sceneries, relaxed swimming facility, gorgeous garden, Swings for dating couples/ friends, Quality food, Central positioning, very very affordable and great rides to the tea farms and factories. VERY CLEAN and CLEAN FRESH AIR with gauges of showers/rain in the afternoon. Very Very nice and...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I wanted some quiet time while I worked on a project. Kericho Tea Hotel was an excellent choice. The facilities are rather run down but that sort of gives the place character. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was a set menu but one could also order snacks. Needs some renovation in places. Excellent garden and views...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a good place. I stayed at the cottages and I really enjoyed the serene environment. Waking up in the morning offered me a lush tea plantation overlooking my room that looked so beautiful with the rising sun. Reception was so good. I had booked previously on phone. But when I got there, surveyed the rooms, I changed my...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We arrived at the Tea Hotel looking for camping. We didn't expect to stumble across a hidden gem. What a great place. The place is beat, BUT it has the type of kitch atmosphere that made it more than just a place to sleep but rather an experience. The restaurant is good and cheap and the tea fields starting in...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for afternoon tea and must say still the same and it was cosy with the fire burning in the hallway. This place is beautiful and even better if you play golf as a lot of people playing this game here. The course is well kept and this hotel is also very nice and you find a lot...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We grew to love the Tea Hotel. At first we thought it was a disaster, still with it's original 50's decor and furniture, faded glory was an understatement. We negotiated a good price for a room ( residents get a different rate than foreigners which is a unfair practice in Kenya). Breakfast was included. There was good free wifi and...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 29 March 2016

In March I stayed at this hotel on two occasions. The second occasion it was so bad that I checked out and went to a local B and B. It is very expensive hotel charging Nairobi prices for a village experience. The wi-fi does not work in any of the guest rooms and if you are very lucky in the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This is the best in town even though it is run down - it says much for the paucity of the competition. The gardens are beautiful, the cottages in idyllic positions, the staff friendly but poorly paid or motivated. Surprisingly the set dinner was very good. Unfortunately the bedding is old, though clean, and the bathrooms vast but immured in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in a cottage and while it met our need for some quiet, it was far from a pleasant night. The mattress was rock hard; the mosquito net didn't fit the bed; there was no cold water running so the toilet didn't flush and we couldn't shower in the morning. The buildings are wonderful however in desperate...

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Mwanza, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

The Tea Hotel is a wonderful experience of Kenya's colonial past. Built in 1952, the hotel appears to have gone through few renovations since then. The grounds are expansive and beautiful, but it is obvious that its glory days are past. The rooms was very reasonable (3,300 ksh, or about $33) and large. The grounds included a restaurant and bar,...

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Additional Information about Tea Hotel, Kericho

Address: Kericho 20200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Kericho
Price Range: £26 - £31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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“very Quiet and Relaxing mode”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cottages offer more privacy and excellent views. The large suite 7 above the reception area is very spacious and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles Msafiri2016, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try and get one where the shower works!!”
 of 5 bubbles ENFHoedspruit, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Take a bungalow, no 5 was the best for view and the bed,”
 of 5 bubbles hilarymunro, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“check for the rooms in the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles marisnner7, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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