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Maanzoni Estate | P.O. Box 2539, Machakos 90100, Kenya
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Maanzoni Estate P.O. Box 2539, Machakos 90100 Kenya See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice place with beautiful huts. saw wilder beasts, zebras and other animals at night. Very good breakfast and personalized service but at a steep cost given that the amenities are pretty basic. Nonetheless a decent getaway for ornithologists...

Thank SaumyaAnand
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Beyond beautiful. Everything from the staff to the luxury accommodations were beyond words. Amazing is a perfect word. Welcomed with smiles and lots of help, serene environment. The food was beyond great. A separate "hut" looking accommodation, you can see in their photos, was so...More

Thank NancyJoW64
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Warmly and invitingly received by Francis - who served as "concierge and Maitre D' which is quite surprising considering the place seems like it can only comfortably accommodate 10 to 15 people max. Others that we met - Esther, Peter, Barasa, Ezekiel - all received...More

1  Thank buckinsand
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Amazing Kenya Retreat (AKR) is tucked away somewhere in the quiet hotbed of romance and tranquility. Driving to AKR is quite an experience, with small and creatively crafted stones providing direction along the way, one gets a thrilling experience site seeing before arriving at the...More

Thank The_Oj1
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The lodge is set in Maanzoni area. It is a nice surprise. The booking process was pleasant. We were received by polite staff who were very eager to help. Got cold towels and juice before we were briefed on meal times. We were shown to...More

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At Amazing Kenya Retreat you can enjoy full board luxury accommodation in an eco friendly Kenyan setting. A real bush experience in African Savannah grassland with wonderful wildlife, only 40 minutes ...More away from Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Nairobi National Park. The food is excellent and all plate service. Choice of vegetarian, fish or meat. Very private Lodge, perfect for weekend getaway's. We are a small scale, eco-friendly luxury resort with 5 private guesthouses. It combines the real savannah bush experience with comfortable private housing, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. The African style guesthouses are strategically located to assure stunning views and optimal privacy. You can sit back and relax on your own private verandah overlooking Maanzoni while enjoying your favourite drink. The dining room and lounge area are tastefully decorated and two fireplaces offer coziness and warmth for the cool evenings. This Lodge is located in the middle of Maanzoni, which is a beautiful Savannah Grassland estate in the hearth of Lukenya. Sitting on your verandah, you can enjoy the spectacular view offered by the Savanna plains and when the sky is clear you can see Mount Kenya, 150 kilometers to the North. The big variety and large number of animals in Maanzoni range from Giraffe, Zebra's, Elands and Antelopes to many different East African Bird species. The 5 guesthouses are traditional African style Rondavels. Carefully situated, creating a lot of privacy, each Rondavel offers a double bedroom and a fully equipped bathroom. The large windows and double glass doors create a spectacular view from the bedrooms, overlooking the slopes of Maanzoni. On the horizon you will see Mount Lukenya in the west, Mount Kenya in the north and to the east you can see the hills where the local Akamba people live. The private veranda with safari chairs allows you to enjoy your stay at Amazing Kenya Retreat even more. The Rondavels have been constructed in such a way that it looks like they are emerging from the ground. This effect has been created by tilting the roof At Amazing Kenya Retreat you can enjoy full board luxury accommodation in an eco friendly Kenyan setting. A real bush experience in African Savannah grassland with wonderful wildlife, only 40 minutes away from Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Nairobi National Park. You will feel home away from home. Excellent food and fully stocked bar. Private guesthouses with verandah. Amazing Kenya Retreat is a small scale, eco-friendly luxury resort with 5 private guesthouses. It combines the real savannah bush experience with comfortable private housing, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. The African style guesthouses are strategically located to assure stunning views and optimal privacy. You can sit back and relax on your own private verandah overlooking Maanzoni while enjoying your favorite drink. The dining room and lounge area are tastefully decorated and two fireplaces offer coziness and warmth for the cool evenings. We are located in the middle of Maanzoni, which is a beautiful Savannah Grassland estate in the hearth of Lukenya. Sitting on your verandah, you can enjoy the spectacular view offered by the Savanna plains and when the sky is clear you can see Mount Kenya, 150 kilometers to the North. The big variety and large number of animals in Maanzoni range from Giraffe, Zebra's, Elands and Antelopes to many different East African Bird species. You don't have to pay park fees and can enjoy walking or biking between many non predators like Giraffe, Zebra, Antelopes, Wildebeest and and many other animals and birds. The 5 guesthouses are traditional African style Rondavels. Carefully situated, creating a lot of privacy, each Rondavel offers a double bedroom and a fully equipped bathroom. The large windows and double glass doors create a spectacular view from the bedrooms, overlooking the slopes of Maanzoni. On the horizon you will see Mount Lukenya in the west, Mount Kenya in the north and to the east you can see the hills where the local Akamba Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$105 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Eastern Province > Machakos
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Traveller (46)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Catherine G
3 October 2014|
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Hi, email is jan@amazingkenya.nl and phone number 0713786136
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"pretty similar huts"
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"Stroll outside the grounds while there's still light to take in zebras, gazelle, wildebeest and even the..."
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"I stayed in Punda Milia (rondavel name) and it was perfect, I guess they are all perfect!"
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"all rooms have a good view on the conservancy"
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