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Elsamere Conservation Centre Moi South Lake Road, Naivasha 20117 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent only one night here, but wish it had been more. The grounds are beautiful and the food was delicious. The place was very accommodating when our driver asked for an early lunch so that we could explore Hell’s Gate without being rushed. We...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Alaskachick907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our favourite places to stay during our 11 day Kenyan tour in mid September. The location and scenery was breath taking. A highlight was seeing all the Colobus monkeys, zebras and hippos right outside our room and roaming freely in the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank vasu248
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed a week at Elsamere lodge. It was vert agreable. It is a calm place wih very nice and helpful people. The view of the lake is beautiful. You can see wild animals at night, just in front of your windows ! And the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our stay at Elsamere was arranged by our tour director Agoi Hosking of Affable Tours and Safaris. This is a place to make you feel totally at home in Africa, A Must See. And make sure you look out from you room at hight to...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Our daughter bought this one night stay for us as a surprise and we were thrilled. Basic but clean rooms set in the Adamson's garden where Elsa and other friends were reared! Wow! A museum has lots of memorabilia and a video room where you...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank mehalahbeckett
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About
Description
Elsamere is the former home of Joy and George Adamson, renowned for Elsa the Lioness who's story was told by Joy in her international bestseller "Born Free" and in the film of the same name.Today Elsamere is a friendly More lodge run by the Elsa Trust offering twin bedded accommodation in individual cottages set in the beautiful grounds and offers a homely atmosphere, good food and a relaxing stay.The grounds and lake provide a peaceful environment which abounds with wildlife -notably over 300 bird species making it an ideal stay for all bird lovers. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Elsamere Field Study Centre Hotel Naivasha
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Elsamere Field Study Centre Hotel Naivasha
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
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lisamarieburton
31 July 2018|
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Response from Valerie037 | Reviewed this property |
We paid for items with a debit card.
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patricia m
17 January 2018|
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Response from DesLangford | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot really help as I went with a group from Naturetrek. It is possible Elsamere gets booked up with nature groups, but I wouldn't have thought this was all the time. Naturetrek are a good company though and the... More
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Lauren Z
2 March 2017|
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Response from Elsamere1 | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, we do not have horseback riding on site but there are several companies that do nearby. We can organise it all for you. Regards
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indianamoon1
16 Oct 2018
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"Lakeview rooms are perfect!"
AfricaDave
11 Sep 2018
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"All rooms have stunning views of the lake"
tinan214
7 Jul 2018
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"Make a reservation before getting there for meals. Right in the wild, ensure you are walked to or from the..."
295jmm
12 Mar 2018
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