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Moi South Lake Road Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20151 Kenya See on map
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Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to stay here after Mt Kenya trek. Fantastic location and the opportunity to see unique views and hippos! The food is divine, particularly the African fish curry; I wanted to find the recipe so sent an email to the camp to find it. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Paul_denbigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a two-day stopover between Nairobi and the coast, and was, all in all, very happy. The place is an assemblage of various accommodation options - bandas, rooms, and a campground - in a tranquil, balmy lakeside setting that is very beautiful indeed....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Amazing rooms, amazing view and location, friendly staff and good food. Loved the lakeside, could spot many birds and Hippos! Was very relaxing to lie down on the grass and stare at the calm lake. Various exotic and beautiful birds will accompany...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank RBtraveller1987
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Every where I looked said there was rooms available, I tried calling 3 times and emailed days prior to visiting. I arrived to find there was no rooms available even tho it still said there where some available online. The staff where reluctant to help...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 213jackc
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We initially planned to stay at Lake Naivasha for 2 nights, then we found Camp Carnelley's and ended up staying for 4 nights. The campsite is simply beautiful and the food was amazing. We had a very cold and rainy day and thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Camp Carnelley's is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Naivasha, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. More A lounge will help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Camp Carnelley's, free parking is available. If you’re looking for a pub, consider a visit to Ranch House Bistro or The Pot Restaurant & Bar, which are all convenient to Camp Carnelley's. If you’re looking for something to do, Hell's Gate National Park is a nice way to spend some time. Enjoy your stay in Naivasha! Less
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Camp Carnelley`s Hotel Naivasha
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
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Certificate of Excellence
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Camp Carnelley`s Hotel Naivasha
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Naivasha
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15 August 2016|
Response from Ben A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Leyian I am not sure if you have sent this question to the right person. I am nothing to do with the management of Carnelly Camp site. However I doubt that they need to give discount or will give discount. Good luck with... More
26 March 2015|
Response from Kathy A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I believe it was 1200Ksh a person, you can call Carnelley's at +254 (0) 722 260749 to ask and make a reservation or just use their online booking from their website and someone will contact you.
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"Had a banda facing the lake but be aware, the camping area is between you and the lake so it's not an..."
26 Jun 2018
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"The bandas nearer the lake are especially nice, with a bit more of a breeze..."
21 Jan 2018
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"make sure everything is in your banda before the office closes or you will have trouble."
11 Sep 2017
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"Bandas with lake view"
08 Sep 2017
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