The Great Rift Valley Lodge

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort is a modern golf and safari hotel set on the side of the Eburru Escarpment facing Lake Naivasha. The rooms are strategically set overlooking the beautiful landscapes and the 18-hole championship golf course; it’s an ideal destination for golf sporting trips , business meetings, team building, conferences and leisure holidays or stopover on a safari to Hell’s Gate, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru among other attraction along the Great Rift Valley.

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Hotels on Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley Lodge

Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort is a large hotel run by Heritage group of hotels, its located along Lake Naivasha (24 kilometers from Naivasha town); it has a selection of accommodation that are nicely surrounded by beautiful landscapes, a golf course, wildlife and a natural forest that blend with the Lodge to give a nice feeling of nature.

The Lodge has various types of accommodation that include the honeymoon/family-friendly Longonot Villas that has interconnecting rooms, a master bedroom, en-suite bathroom, living room, dining room, balcony and a fully-equipped kitchen. Other rooms includes the Longonot twin Villas and Lodge rooms; they are uniquely furnished with handmade wooden furniture, a modern en-suite bathroom, a dressing area, king/twin size bed, a mosquito net, a secure safe, a balcony and lounge area.

The meals at The Great Rift Valley Lodge are nicely prepared from local fresh products that include fresh salads, vegetables and freshly caught fish among other African and international cuisines. The meals are served at the Restaurant overlooking the Aberdares Mountains or at your private dining room or balcony (on request).

Facilities and Activities

Hotel facilities at The Great Rift Valley Lodge include a kid's club full of wildlife and cultural activities, an 18-hole championship golf course, a swimming pool, a restaurant, lounge areas, bars, Spa and wellness center, a fitness center, conference and board rooms, indoor games room, a tennis court, a fire place and an ample parking. Additional services include laundry, airstrip transfer and baby-sitting services (on prearrangement).

Activities would include relaxing at the Lodge and enjoying various spa treatments on offer, playing golf, fishing tour, nature walks, mountain hiking, horse riding, swimming, cultural excursion to the local villages, island and Lake Excursions; to watch birds, crocodiles, hippos, giraffes, ostrich, warthogs, impalas, hyrax among other lesser animals around Lake Naivasha.

Getting there

The Great Rift Valley Lodge is just 12 kilometers from the Nairobi – Nakuru highway; 1½ hours’ drive from Nairobi, 20 minutes from Naivasha town and 25 minutes via helicopters or chartered flight from Nairobi.

Other nearby Attractions

Other attractions near The Great Rift Valley Lodge includes; visiting nearby Hell’s Gate national park, mounting climbing at Mt Longonot, nature walk at Eburru Forest, playing Golf or extend your tour to Lake Nakuru, Lake Elementaita or to the famous Masai Mara.

Nearby Shopping Places

The Great Rift Valley Lodge is just 20 minutes’ drive to Naivasha town; there are a couple of modern shops, traditional market places, nice restaurants, banks, ATMs, foreign exchange bureau and medical centers.

Other Equal Camps and Lodges in Kenya

Lodges and hotels with similar settings and standards to The Great Rift Valley Lodge include Windsor Golf Hotel in Nairobi, Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort and The Baobab Beach Resort & Spa on Diani Beach.