We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (105)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (8)
Overview
23 Laipha house, 3rd floor Nanyuki Town, Room, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (74)
Filter reviews
70 results
Traveller rating
68
0
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
68
0
1
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews local masai community community owned magical place watering hole local materials lewa conservancy herd of elephants game drives food is excellent banda culture wheeled james land gerenuk waterhole bush
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 70 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2018

we were a group of 6 friends traveling together. We spent two nights here, and loved every minute of it. It was a good mid safari break to do something a little different. we did some hiking, some bush walks to see the local rhinos,...More

Thank SueyRicho
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic 4 day stay at Il N'gwesi. The location is amazing; in the heart of a community owned conservation area about 1hr drive from Isiolo or two from the Matunda gate at Lewa. The lodge sits on a small hill, blending in...More

1  Thank Kam K
Reviewed 17 April 2018

My husband came down with dysentery when we arrived. (From an earlier stop). The staff were wonderful in taking care of him while I went on drives. He thoroughly enjoyed the view from our 'room' where he could watch a herd of elephants. The guides...More

Thank Gurgi89
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most unique places you can find in Kenya. The lodge is own and managed by the community, and is the only one in the Conservancy. That means you will have this amazing land for yourself!They are doing so great, and...More

Thank rousepastor
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Il Ngwesi is an absolutely magical place - the most wonderful place we stayed in Africa. Wholly owned and operated by the Masai, the staff are totally invested in sharing their culture with the guests. We learned a lot from our guide and the staff,...More

Thank TippyNV
View more reviews
About
Description
A Maasai community run lodge, on the Il Ngwesi Group Ranch, made of local materials located on a rocky outcrop beside the Mukogodo escarpment, north west of Mount Kenya. The award winning lodge is often More considered a role model for community based tourism. A great opportunity to be hosted by these forward thinking Maasai and be immersed into the Maasai culture and enjoy walks and visits to their manyattas (villages) as well as wildlife game viewing. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Laundry Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Il Ngwesi Hotel Nanyuki
,
Il Ngwesi Lodge Kenya/Nanyuki Town
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County > Nanyuki Municipality > Nanyuki Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Il Ngwesi Hotel Nanyuki
,
Il Ngwesi Lodge Kenya/Nanyuki Town
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County > Nanyuki Municipality > Nanyuki Town
Photos
Traveller (105)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Silver Bells Hotel
4 reviews
15.86 miles away
Maiyan
20 reviews
27.19 miles away
Alba Hotel Meru
154 reviews
29.43 miles away
West Wind Hotel
9 reviews
29.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 28 nearby restaurants
LE RUSTIQUE LTD
175 reviews
30.43 miles away
Trout Tree
385 reviews
39.06 miles away
Kongoni Camp
111 reviews
30.00 miles away
Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki
74 reviews
31.49 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
Shaba National Reserve
248 reviews
20.72 miles away
Mount Kenya
425 reviews
33.62 miles away
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
391 reviews
35.75 miles away
Meru Museum
8 reviews
29.95 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kyle O
13 August 2018|
Answer
Response from Gurgi89 | Reviewed this property |
You're on vacation so I hope you can be internet free! But if you must, the best internet is at the 'lodge'. There, you can keep in touch via cell phone or email.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Any room is a great room"
SueyRicho
1 Sep 2018
Read review
"All of the rooms are amazing."
Gurgi89
17 Apr 2018
Read review
"The "star" rooms have beds that rollout so you can sleep on the deck underneath the stars with a..."
TippyNV
30 Sep 2017
Read review
"Number 1 and 2"
55ta
5 Feb 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing