Lodges and Hotels
Matoke Tours is exceptional in its accommodation concept: We visit all accommodation ourselves to be able to select the best accommodation for you and to give you advice from personal experience! Our selection criteria are focused on view, service, location, style and price. We also take the feedback from previous client into careful consideration.
See below for Matoke Tours' selection of lodges & hotels in each area of Kenya. We have provided options for different standards and budgets.
Masai Mara game reserve
Mara Ngenche Safari Camp (Luxury)
The 10 Spacious well appointed tents are en-suite and decorated with an amazing fusion of modern African decor with old world charm. Each tent is partially enclosed in it's own "Boma", has a large four poster king size bed or two queen size beds, offers wonderful view on the River and is equipped with a large bath tub and outside shower. Mara Ngenche Safari Camp is unfenced and is designed to allow the exciting movement of animals through the grounds offering an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere for experiencing the full adventure of the African bush. In addition each tent has its own private plunge pool.
Mara Eden Safari Camp (mid-range)
Hidden deep in the Maasai Mara game reserve, along the great Mara river, lies a magical, untouched and untamed valley with crocodiles basking on the banks of the river and hippos fighting for dominance against a backdrop of absolute wilderness, for centuries the great wildebeest migration has thundered through this hidden valley and crossed the Mara river.
Nestled in the midst of this valley is our little boutique tented camp, sit out on the varendah and watch the magic of the african wilderness unfold before you. We invite you to be a part of this untamed bit of Africa!
Mara Serena Safari lodge (luxury)
Located at the very centre of the famous ‘Mara Triangle' in the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. Set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa's most dramatic wildlife arenas, providing our guests with a ringside seat to the ‘greatest wildlife show on earth', the legendary migration of the wildebeest.
Styled to echo the circular motif of a traditional Maasai manyatta, our Masai Mara safari lodge blends international sophistication with raw African beauty and with its own view of the famous Mara River. The central bar and dining areas enjoy spectacular views, as does the rock-surround swimming pool.
Wildebeest Eco Camp (Mid-range)
Make your stay in Nairobi memorable by staying in Nairobi city's best permanent tented camp. The friendly, home-like hospitality is what has made Wildebeest Camp Nairobi's best accommodation choice for travellers, and a unique choice from a city hotel.
The beautifully-appointed deluxe safari tents and other comfortable accommodation, will be a welcome place to stay before and after your safari. You can enjoy the peaceful tropical gardens, which are home to hundreds of varieties of plants and birds, while still being close to shops, markets, cinemas, banks, Nairobi National Park and transport links.
Karen Country Lodge (Luxury)
Set in green and tranquil avenues, Karen Country Lodge offers wining & dining in a myriad of ambient settings. Previously a country bungalow which retains it’s essential character despite a contemporary decor.
Open daily, our internationally trained chefs create exceptional menus from around the globe for Firefinch Restaurant. At the end of a busy day, unwind amidst the warm chatter in Ostrich Bar. Traditional Sunday roasts and brunch. Pub grub night every Monday. Friday is steak night. For a change of pace Silverbill Lounge presents cocktails, live bands, music and dancing each week.
Mvuli Suites (mid-range)
Mvuli Suites Museum Hill is conveniently located along Kipande Road, 500m from the Museum Hill interchange. A guest staying at Mvuli Suites has access to all the main business hubs in Nairobi, via the recently upgraded Kipande Road. We are also in close proximity to the Westlands area that has a bustling night life
Amboseli National Park
Tortilis Camp (Luxury)
With the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, and the world’s highest free-standing mountain, Tortilis Camp is widely regarded as the prime location for witnessing the majesty of snow-capped Kilimanjaro. Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree that surrounds the camp, the Acacia Tortilis.
The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.
Ol Tukai Lodge (Luxury)
Ol Tukai has one of the best spots in Amboseli, backed by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, and surrounded by open plains in some of the finest elephant-watching country in the world.
Monkeys and baboons roam the grounds, and the dining room and garden terrace are just metres from the elephants, zebra and antelope that stalk the boundary. The two-storey open-air Elephant Bar is an excellent spot for cocktails; head to the upper deck level to soak up the views of the marshlands and Kilimanjaro. The lodge also has an extensive African art collection dotted throughout, and a walkway leads to a large pool surrounded by sun loungers.
The chalet-style rooms all boast wonderful views of the wetlands or of Kilimanjaro itself. All are constructed from locally-sourced materials including gum tree, river stone and slate, and have their own private terrace. Two of the rooms have been specifically designed to accommodate disabled guests.
Kibo Safari camp (semi-luxury)
Kibo Safari Camp has 73 self-contained tents for single, double, triple and family accommodation. The beds have been custom designed and locally made using bush logs and will ensure a good night’s sleep! All tents have flush toilets, showers, and wash basins. You can enjoy your shower as you like: bubbling hot or refreshing cold. For the duration of your stay in the African bush, Kibo Safari Camp will be your home away from home!
Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge (Luxury)
Set in one hundred and fifty acres of grassland studded with Acacia bushes and trees, the resort is not only home to our resident giraffe, waterbuck and both Vervet and Colobus monkeys, but it is also a night stop for the hippos when they leave the lake every night to come and trim the grass on our expansive lawns.
It is also why you might well ask just why our two swimming pools with a children’s section and a pool complex with its bar, snack kitchen, pizzeria and health spa; our tennis court; our two conference halls with their four differently sized meeting areas, and our stables are so widely set apart.
Enashipai Resort & Spa (Luxury)
This luxury resort is located in Naivasha. All the rooms are indulgently spacious and comfortable offering sweeping views of the surrounding hills or the lush tropical gardens spilling over their banks. The villa executive rooms offer the ultimate flexibility in guest accommodation. Located amidst richly landscaped gardens overflowing their banks. These rooms also feature a luxurious lounge, a fully equipped kitchenette and an extra TV in the living room.
Falcon Heights Hotel
Falcon Heights Hotel is a niche boutique hotel that nestles in lush landscaped gardens in Nanyuki. The hotel has 16 luxurious rooms and an executive 2 bedroom cottage. Features include spacious room and bathroom, LCD flat screen, Ip phone, wi-fi, hair dryer and shaving unit, plush lounge chairs with complementary coffee and tea service. This hotel has a swimming pool and on clear days you can see Mt Kenya in the distance!
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Sweetwaters Serena Camp (Luxury)
A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and Kenyan safari luxury.
Located on the plains of Mount Kenya, the camp features thirty-nine luxury tents, each with its own private veranda overlooking the water hole. The central Rhino Restaurant is housed in the former manager's house of this once colonial farm, and offers both regional and international cuisine. Also within the house is the Kashoggi Bar and lounge, which centres on a blazing log fire. The Waterhole Bar, built in the style of a game-viewing hide, overlooks the waterhole and offers unrivalled wildlife-watching.
Lake Nakuru National Kark
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge (Luxury)
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. A short two-hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is a favourite with residents and visitors to Kenya.
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out in such a way that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the lake and the park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds.
Flamingo Hill tented camp (mid-range)
The Flamingo Hill Camp is situated within the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, which lies within the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Refresh yourself by taking a dip in the clear waters of our pool and unwind!
Small and exclusive, comprising 25 tents. The tents are furnished with the understated luxury required by the modern traveler. Decorated in calming safari tones, natural woods, wrought iron and crisp cottons each tent has been meticulously planned to maximise comfort. The Camp has an elegant boutique stocked with African handicrafts from all over the Country and beyond.
Ziwa Bush Lodge (mid-range)
Ziwa Bush Lodge is perfectly situated in the naturally beautiful surroundings of Nakuru, Kenya. Assembled in among the African trees, the owners Ralph, Ben and May worked to ensure the lodge would not disrupt the environment. It offers a luxurious place to stay in a very neat, traditionally built lodge situated on the edge of a pond where trees are in abundance as well as the bird life.
The dining at Ziwa Bush Lodge offers a comfortable seating area where you may sip on a cool drink alongside the upper level of fine dining where you may place your order from a carefully prepared menu tailored to suit all tastes. The dining also offers you an outdoor dining where you may enjoy your cuisine overhanging the magnificent waters.
Samburu National Reserve
Samburu Sopa Lodge (semi-luxury)
Located inside the Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya, Samburu Sopa lodge is built atop high ground allowing panaromic views of the vastness of Samburu shrub land and the hills beyond.
The lodge is built to reflect the architectural heritage of the local communities whose sons and daughters make up the majority of the work force at the lodge. Fifteen cottages, each with two bedrooms are built in an arch formation on either side of the public areas to surround the waterhole but leaving a wide gap to allow the animals free movement to the water.
Elephant Bedroom (Luxury)
The surrounding Samburu National Reserve is an area of spectacular scenery; its dry plains bisected by the meandering river, with the backdrop of Africa's dramatic mountains, including Mt Kenya. The spacious tents have rustic and colourful African touches, offering all the comforts; including a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity (and complimentary herbal shower and bath products.)
The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style, its soft intimate lighting assuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Elephant, Monkeys, Impalas are amongst the camp's many regular wild visitors, whilst Samburu National Reserve has a good number of lions and leopards and offers the opportunity to see many species endemic to northern Kenya.
Lamu House (Semi-luxury)
Lamu House Hotel, located in Lamu Town. The property was originally one house and an empty plot that were remodeled and combined to form the Hotel as we know it now. There are eleven rooms, three pools and a restaurant.The hotel preserves all the charm of traditional Swahili architecture and it is designed to satisfy the needs of clients and travellers that choose to stay in the historic center of Lamu for their business or holiday.
Diani Blue (Mid-range)
Diani Blue is a charmingly small, intimate and exclusive beach lodge, lapped by the waters of the Indian Ocean.
the rooms have been designed to echo the spacious elegance of the colonially styled Swahili villa.
Diani Blue offers an al fresco dining terrace, a resident’s lounge with private bar, an airy veranda with views over the pool, a dedicated beach health spa and a palm-shaded beach restaurant – The Edge, which looks out over Africa’s most famous bay.