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Desert Rose Kenya

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Maralal Near South end of Lake Turkana Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

i visited the place in mid 2017 and i was really impressed in the way Mr. Gregory, the owner of the lodge, has managed to construct such a wonderful place in such a remote area. He preserves the environment by living every natural resource unharmed...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

A feat of local engineering - it took 7 years to build the road up to this lodge and it is one steep and bumpy trip! Spectacular views in a wonderfully remote part of Kenya. However, I was disappointed by the rooms - completely open...More

1  Thank vanessah19
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Why such a lodge here? That was the first question popping up after climbing what probably is the steepest road I have seen. Fantastic accomodation, great staff, unique surroundings should position this eco lodge on every discerning traveller's bucket list.

Thank Gilles G
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Astonishing place and deco. Beautifully located in the forest. We climbed Mount Nyiru for a breakfast at the top, an absolute must. What a view. Kind Joseph Chege, the manager was always available for us to make sure all was OK. Lunch at the waterfalls...More

Thank oskarslingerland
Reviewed 24 November 2014

we felt quite welcome by the owner of this lodge. The place is quite isolated, and we reached it by landing our 9-seater airplane on a small landstrip, half-an-hour away. The site is quite enchanting, nested on high hills, with great views over the a...More

1  Thank Bernard L
Response from NewAfriTerr, Director of Sales at Desert Rose KenyaResponded 4 December 2014

Dear Blirola, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Desert Rose. We are so delighted you had such a great stay with Emma, and had the opportunity to go for a walk into the amazing forest...More

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Description
Desert Rose is a unique eco friendly lodge located at 5,500 feet asl on the verdant cedar forest slopes of Mt Nyiru which towers majestically above the Elbarta plains, between Karisia Mountains and Lake Turkana in More North Kenya.It consists of five unique houses accommodating up to twelve people, two cottages with double beds, two twins and a family house. The houses are entirely secluded, which guarantees comfort and intimacy. All are hand-made and individually designed around various natural features. Each suite has its own private flush toilet and an open air en-suite bathroom with a bath. It also has its own patio.The main lounge and a pool area have been hand crafted to blend with the indigenous gardens, landscaped to enhance the dramatic views. In the main lounge guests have at their disposal a fully stocked bar, a sitting room and a fireplace. If they wish, they can also make a bonfire outdoors in a specially prepared fire site. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 464 - USD 548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Turkana District
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 464 - USD 548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Turkana District
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Room & Suite (5)
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william s
9 April 2015|
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Response from AfricanTerritories | Property representative |
Hi there William. Desert Rose's non-resident rate is US$625pppn. This includes full board accommodation, guided bush walks, guided bird walks, cultural visits to Turkana and Samburu villages, bush meals, sundowners, camel... More
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"Rooms on the south are quieter"
gitauphilip2
25 Aug. 2017
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"ask for the wooden room with distant view of the river and a bathtub on the deck"
69bernardl
24 Nov. 2014
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"Jumba ya bao (the wooden house) overlooking the river"
pradips263
10 Nov. 2013
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