Naivasha is a market town located northwest of Nairobi, on the shores of Lake Naivasha. It is a great place to enjoy the outdoors, with national parks and lakes aplenty. Hell’s Gate and Mount Longonot, which are some of the best hiking spots in and near Nairobi, allow you to revel in amazing sights. Try out interesting things to do like taking day tours to Crater Lake Game Sanctuary to see fascinating wildlife. To explore Lake Navaisha and see the most breathtaking animals like rhinoceroses up close, feel free to book a boat ride. You can experience the wild safari and still be close to downtown to try the best local cuisine and see the most frequented shops for some souvenir shopping. So if you are planning an exciting trip close to the best sites and adventures., take a look at these best Airbnb vacation rentals in Naivasha, Kenya.
While this luxurious Airbnb’s name is certainly quirky, the quality and fine amenities won’t disappoint. The property sits next to Lake Naivasha and is part of a wildlife sanctuary, so you’re bound to see many majestic animals making their way through the property.
Lounge around the covered garden patio while sipping your favorite beverages. Sun loungers are also available nearby, so you can get a tan if you so desire. The vast greenery is also nice for having a picnic. Barbecue facilities are available, so you can fire up the grill and try making braai-style dishes. You can even book a cook service to help you with preparing meals.
Top guest reviewscozy house with a fantastic outdoor space and gardenfantastic outside room both for relaxing and having dinner with the fire oneverything was neat and clean very good beds with beautiful sheets and pillowsthe team that look after it are lovely and keep it tidy and cleanoveral a wonderful experience the home generally had a great atmosphere clean and comfortable
Host:all staff on site were wonderfulall the staff are attentive friendly and extremely helpfulyou see lots of game just staying home very friendly staff and well equipped homevictoria is a super host and has a great team working on the ground alsowe met the charming owners and their equally charming dogsRead more reviewsthe location is amazingcarnelly’s is close if you don’t feel like cookinggreat value comfort and locationthe house was beautiful and the location could not be betterlocation is great with plenty of wonderful sights around it
Nestled on a farm on the shores of Lake Naivasha, the Stable Suite is very much suitable as a couple’s getaway or as an artist’s or writer’s retreat.
Paint the lake scenery from the lawn, or compose poetry inspired by nature’s beauty. You can relax and cool off at this Airbnb in Naivasha with a swimming pool on a hot day. If you are coming here as a couple or a duo, you can also use the tennis court and have a friendly match.
Top guest reviewsgorgeous gardens and lake view our 4 yr old loved the pool and trampoline under massive acaciasthe suite was very clean and well-lit the kitchen functional with an electric stovetop and fridgewe loved our visit cozy and cute space with beautiful views and poollovely room on a lovely compounda quaint clean and beautiful settingthe grounds are lovely the pool so clean the room was very clean and comfortablethe place is clean and cosythe place is clean the staff members are very friendly and helpfulbarely a minute's walk away the lakefront area is gorgeous and has a very clean pool and trampoline
Host:staff are super sweetvictoria is an amazing hostthe grounds manager francis was extremely helpful and availablethe staff are friendly and helpful and the host was very kind and accommodatingthe resident dogs are friendlyRead more reviewsa beautiful apartment in a great locationthe location is great and it was a great reset from the hustle and bustle of the citybeautiful place in a brilliant quiet safe and secluded locationthe park / garden around the place is very pretty and privatesuch a beautiful farm house great location and the pool is beautiful i will definitely be back
There is nothing more comfortable than a home that is completely adaptable to each day’s variable weather. Mabati House, or ‘galvanized house’ when translated, is just this kind of retreat as its big doors can be pushed open when it is warm to reveal the views and breeze of the beautiful Sanctuary Farm. But when closed, it is an intimate place for dinners and relaxation after a long day. Aside from its two bedrooms, you’ll also have a fully equipped kitchen, free parking, wifi, and a barbeque grill at your disposal during your stay.
You’re also allowed to bring your furry family members to this pet-friendly abode for a complete vacation. And to further elevate the experience, the property has beach access for a day of soaking up the sun on the shores.
Top guest reviewswe throughly enjoyed our stay at the mabati house the beds were super comfythe house was clean well equipped and cozy
Host:the staff were also very responsive and accommodatingkid friendlyjamie was an amazing host amazing place would definitely come backRead more reviewsbest location for farm/ wildlife family time
This three-level villa in Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort captures a panoramic scene of Lake Naivasha, Mount Longonot, and beyond. Each of its four bedrooms comes with ensuite balconies so you can wake up to uninterrupted outdoor vistas. The living room with a flat-screen TV and sound system, as well as the spacious dining area, shares the same advantage. Free wifi is readily available to keep you online.
Located in a great resort, the property also provides lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. You can opt to practice your swing on the 18-hole golf course, indulge your little ones in the kids’ club and swimming pool, or savor delicious meals in several restaurants. Note that these amenities are excluded from the booking rate.
Top guest reviewshad a great stay nice and clean villa
Host:clara is a great hostbeautiful place and wonderful and efficient hostclara is a super host her team is not not amazing but super helpful and kindthanks for hosting us claraclara is very responsive and is always available to helpRead more reviewshad an amazing stay the property is located in a beautiful location with beautiful views 10/10 recommendwonderful place to stay at
For a getaway where you can tag the entire family along with you, take refuge at this large Naivasha home. All of its four bedrooms are equipped with double-size beds each, making a comfortable retreat for up to eight guests. It features a sizeable veranda with a pool table and dining room perfect for entertaining. The living room is equally roomy and highlights an incredible fireplace for a cozier stay.
The well-manicured outdoor space is made more interesting by a pond frequented by peacocks and ducks. Should you wish to explore more outdoor adventures, you can take a short drive to Hells Gate National Park and other neighboring hotspots. This rental is maintained by a wonderful staff that can lend a helping hand to some of the house chores.
Top guest reviewskindly add wifi so people find it hard to departgreat cook clean house hot water and green ambience
Host:the staff tom regina and mary were fantasticbeautiful house kind and proactive staffrooms are great and the staff super politevery comfortable and helpful staff make this a great getaway from nairobibeautiful house super spacious with fantastic staffRead more reviewsgorgeous house in a great locationperfect location if you're looking for a getaway in naivasha
Situated just off the edge of Lake Naivasha, this classy cottage makes for a cozy retreat day and night. Its expansive front lawn and backyard offer a lot of space for car parking, cozying up by the fire pit, and taking in the fresh air from the patio. The outdoor area is fully fenced so your furry friends will safely enjoy the space as well. Indoors, you can relax in the stylish living area equipped with 43-inch cable TV, wifi, and a fireplace. A fully equipped kitchen comes in handy for all your daily cooking needs.
This Airbnb cottage in Naivasha is within a private community less than 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) from the Hells Gate National Park and within short driving distance from famous attractions such as Crescent Island, Lake Oloiden, and Olkaria Geothermal Spa.
Top guest reviewsthe bed was very comfortable and very warm in the cold nights of naivashathe cottage is so cozy i'll definitely be back for a weekend getawayfully equiped with everything you need good matress and nice hot shower for the chilly morningsthe cleanliness was superbthe house is clean cosy and very privatevery nice place sparkling clean quiet and easily accessibleit’s clean and is just as great as the picturesthe place was sparkling clean very quiet and in a private place
Host:beatrice was also a great hostbeatrice is an amazing hostbeatrice was a very good host and the place and hospitality was awesomebeatrice is a great host and we had a lovely time at her homeshe is a great host and she make sure you are feeling welcomed and comfortableRead more reviewslocated in a safe compound with walking access to the lake shoregreat location very close to cresent island and hells gate national parkthe cottage is very comfy and well located close to fisherman's restaurant where we enjoyed very good foodbeatrice's place is spacious and a true definition of a gatewaycozy comfortable secure and quiet
Whether you’re visiting Naivasha for work or leisure, The Zen Space is a lovely retreat to retire to after a day of exploration. Any group of up to eight members can comfortably succumb to a peaceful night’s sleep in its four bedrooms. Rest assured that you’ll be entertained during indoor stays as there is a flat-screen TV and wifi installed. Outdoors, you’ll spot a patio and a spacious backyard that your pets will similarly enjoy. Free parking easily comes with the booking.
You cannot wish for a better location than this property as it puts you close to several hotspots. Make sure to be fully recharged for the day when embarking on exciting activities at nearby destinations including Hells Gate National Park, Crescent Island Game Park, Lake Oloiden, and Mount Longonot National Park.
Top guest reviewsi 100% recommend njeri's apartmentcomfortable clean and very spaciousthe place was clean and really comfortablethe house was clean organised and the beds were very comfortablenjeri's place was comfortable and cleanclean and serene and her hospitality is beyond compare
Host:the host is very responsive and welcomingsuper host who is a good communicatorgreat & accommodating host nice stylish spacethe place is awesome with great hostnjeri is such an amazing host and a great communicatorRead more reviewsnjeri's place is beautiful and peaceful
This accommodation dubbed Msafiri, which translates to ‘traveler’, is a modest apartment that’s suitable as a couple’s getaway or a solo traveler’s refuge. It is appointed with regular home conveniences such as a fully fitted kitchen, a living room with a flat-screen TV, and a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed. If you’re expecting to do some remote work, you can take advantage of the wifi and dedicated workspace available in this Airbnb rental in Naivasha. The apartment is also pet friendly and affords to provide mountain and lake views.
Those arriving by car can count on the free parking space with an EV charger on the premises. You can conveniently move around town for shopping and dining from here as a supermarket and mall are nearby.
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Host:warm home and a warm host tooshe was super attentive to our necessities comunicative kind and readily available on the phoneeunice is a very nice host and i would definitely recommend anyone to stay at her placewell located closed to shopping and grocery host is very accommodating and help you wirh all your requestRead more reviewsa great place to be hosted in the heart of naivasha townthere is a safe parking place inside the building in case one may need
This tree house is a great spot for up to five guests. It is just five minutes away from the town, so it is an ideal spot to stay to get some sightseeing. The tree house has a shower with hot water, free wifi, and more. It is not permitted to cook inside the tree house, but meals are available at the nearby restaurant. Parking is available here for free for those who are traveling by car. A swimming pool on the premises is also available for guest use.
Top guest reviewswifi worked well and breakfast the next morning was deliciousthe property features some nice amenities like a pool a serious of lounge areas and fitness equipmentthe amenities are clean including the swimming poolthe communal breakfast and garden meant new friends were easily madeit's calm comfortable and nice foodclean quiet and such a lush little getaway in naivashacomfortable clean breakfast was very good lots of nice outdoor seatingbeautiful clean &well kept premises hospitable &friendly staffthe place although rustic is stylish and very cleanall around amazing stay great location accomodation was clean and nice very friendly staff no complaints
Host:the staff was greatreceptionist was very helpful and cheerfulenjoyed our stay wonderful stafflovely staff enjoyed our staythe staff are incredibly helpful and kind -heartedRead more reviewsthe place is located at langata area so pretty near to the airportthe location was great for walking to the supermarketonly 10 mins walk from the town made its location perfectgreat location and lovely hostel/backpacker atmosphere with other friendly guestsjane's airbnb is charming and in a great location in central naivasha
Manera Farm offers rooms that are comfortable and clean. The house itself has great views of nature that make for a quiet and peaceful environment. The small kitchen is a good spot to cook meals as needed. The gas cooker is enough to make simple meals and breakfast. Breakfast foods like cereal and bread are provided. There is also a microwave, a small fridge, and kettle available. The dining area overlooks the fields outside. The Farm Coffee Shop has sandwiches, pizza, and other foods for purchase. For those who are traveling with pets, it is okay to bring them along! The location is ideal as a shopping mall is close by along with major roadways to get around easily.
Top guest reviewsteas and coffee are provided in the room as well as a refreshing breakfastthe blankets were warm and the beds comfortablea generous amount of food left for your breakfast-eggs&bacon bread honey fresh fruit juice &milk cereals sugar oil tea&coffeea kitchen with dining table/four chairs so you can make simple meals was perfect for usthe room was very comfortable (good mattress) and it was very useful to have a fridge and microwavevery clean and practicalit is clean peaceful and well maintainedthe room we stayed in was simple but clean cozy and comfortableit’s quite serene clean and homely
Host:claudia was a terrific host who was kind and made us feel at homeclaudia was an awesome host and ensured provision of sumptuous breakfast itemsclaudia was extremely helpful even before i booked she answered my questionsclaudia and pierluigi are welcoming and friendly and the farm is beautifulpierluigi and claudia are such kind hosts and passionate about farmingRead more reviewsgreat location and very good value for the moneyperfect location to rest or have a walk with some wild animalsyou can safely walk or drive around the farmthe place was quiet and was a great break away from the hustle and bustle of the citythe shop had some interesting food items that were locally produced
This guesthouse has four bedrooms with double beds and two rooms with triple beds. The six rooms are all self-contained, offering enough space to sleep 14 guests. The living room has a comfortable sofa with a TV, offering a great place for relaxation. The kitchen has everything needed to cook meals at home, along with a dining table to enjoy those meals.
Guests who stay here have access to the pool as well as the lovely garden. There is a nice restaurant on site for guests to enjoy. Breakfast is provided for guests at no extra cost.
Top guest reviewsthe rooms were big the food was good and the grounds and view were beautifulthere were plenty of beds and space for all of us to fitthe bed was otherwise quite comfortablerooms in the house are good with lovely lounge to relaxwe went there with three kids and were surprised by the clean big and mosquito free rooms
Host:all the staff were courteousthe staff were always so pleasant and helpfulthe food was good and the staff was very hospitablelovely place great staff very homely feel to itbut the staff are kind and helpful and it is a quiet and relaxing havenRead more reviewslocation was great it’s easy to go to town for shoppingunique and lovely place just a 5 minute easy walk from the downtown bus stop yet quiet and secludedit is easy to walk to the shops to buytrue haven of piece at a walking distance of the city center of naivashalovely place to stay good location and great to see hells gate
Nestled in a land of private bush, this house promises the ultimate retreat in nature while you are on a vacation in Naivasha. During the day, marvel at the spectacular views of the lush landscape all around you as you soak up the sunlight and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Sit back and relax by the roaring fire at night and absorb the tranquility. Enjoy a barbecue party on the shaded Spanish-style courtyard that comes with a barbecue grill, fire pit and seating area. Two of the three en-suite bedrooms available face the lake, a view you need to see when you wake up.
Top guest reviewsa wonderfully comfortable house with a great view of lake naivasha and mount longonot
Host:the staff is equally nice and accommodatingthe staff eunice and norman took such good care of usstaff were exceptionally friendly and we will definitely be backbeautiful home and wonderful hoststhe staff were very friendly and helpful in every wayRead more reviewsi would recommend this home to anyone looking for a quiet environment close to the citya perfect getaway place for family and friendsgreat place for families big garden to play in swings and trampoline and a lot of different animals
Yard Valley Manor is a nice, cozy place to enjoy a stay in Naivasha. Both air-conditioning and heating are available, so regardless of the season, you will be comfortable. Essentials such as towels, linens, and soaps are provided here so guests won’t need to worry about bringing extras. The indoor fireplace makes the space extra warm and cozy, especially in the winter months. For those who need to get some work done, there is a laptop-friendly workspace available. Breakfast is provided with a stay here and guests can make full use of the well-equipped kitchen.
This small house can easily accommodate two people. It has a bedroom with two comfy twin beds. The space is located centrally, in a quiet area with lots of flowers! The town and the mall are just a few minutes away from this sanctuary. Guests will find a clubhouse with tasty food, as well as a gym, a pool, and a bar for guests to use at a small fee. The space itself is well furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen. For any who need to get work done, there is a small desk to work at. The patio is a great spot to relax outside. Wifi is available throughout the property as well.
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is perfect exactly as pictured in the photos and described in the descriptionthe apartment was very clean with a beautiful view - great early morning sun on the verandabeautiful home stylish and comfortablei hope to be back in naivasha soon and would absolutely stay in this apartmenti loved the quaint and comfortable decorations and stylebeautiful and clean apartment in naivashagreat space very clean and comfortableher place was clean and relaxingthe house was very clean and as describedthe suite was clean with spacious rooms and a nice sitting area
Host:shelia was a great hostsheila is a great hostawesome place lovely host who responds as soon as you callsheila was a great hostsuper host and amazing houseRead more reviewsa perfect cute place for twogreat location cozy and functionalthe house is in a nice private locationit is very close to buffalo mall and was comfortable for two peoplethe place is very safe and in a good location
This bungalow is set in a calm, quiet environment overlooking the lake. There are three bedrooms with modern decor available. One bedroom has a king bed, the other two have one single bed and one couch each. Cable TV and wifi are provided for guests who stay here. There is also 24-hour security. Towels and linens are provided so there is no need to bring any of those things on your trip! A washer and iron make it easy to keep clothes clean and fresh. Breakfast is offered, along with cooking accessories and access to the kitchen.
Take a few days in Naivasha and stay in this lovely tropical cottage filled with a ton of character in its interiors and exteriors. There is a bright living room with a television and a comfy seating area. The dining area has two tables and a seating area that can accommodate at least six people, while guests can cook their meals in the outdoor kitchen with a grill. There’s also an outdoor seating area for those who wish to have a barbecue after taking a dip in the pool. The property is big enough to accommodate four guests with five bedrooms and seven beds. There are five bathrooms with functional toilets, showers, and washbins, with provided toiletries and shower essentials for guests’ convenience. There is WiFi access and free parking for those who wish to stay connected and prefer to drive to nearby local establishments like restaurants and supermarkets closeby.
This place offers two large bedrooms that are comfortable and homey. One bedroom has a large king bed, the other has two single beds. Best of all, they are within walking distance to the lake! It is perfect for strolling and admiring the beautiful views. All essentials are provided with a stay here so no need to pack towels or sheets! There is a kitchen that guests can use to prepare meals as needed. The dining room offers space to enjoy meals together. Free parking is also available if needed.
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Host:very quick responses ideally located and very friendly staff
This lovely home sits next to the lake and is just a few minutes’ drive from the city center. It is well stocked with all the essentials to make a stay here nice and easy. A laptop-friendly workspace makes it easy to get things done if needed. There is also a TV and wifi which provide plenty of entertainment. The kitchen in the home is well stocked for cooking, with a microwave, fridge, and oven available. Breakfast is provided so don’t worry about cooking that! There is also a grill outside for those who are interested. The garden in the back offers a perfect place to relax as well.
This lovely home offers beautiful views of the southern part of Lake Naivasha. It has two bedrooms available to be rented, one with twin beds and another with a double bed. Six people can be accommodated with a stay here. Four can sleep on the twin beds and two people on the double. Each of the rooms has views of the lake. The sitting room is nice and cozy with plenty of space for everyone. The fireplace makes the space extra homey. There is a dining area both inside and outside where you will enjoy meals together. The kitchen here is very spacious, with all of the essentials to cook meals at home. Breakfast is provided along with coffee or tea. The hosts live in the house as well, but provide guests with plenty of space.
This is a great spot for people traveling on a budget! The guests’ house is beautiful with a garden and pool that are perfect for relaxing. Self-check-in makes it easy to arrive any time of day. A stay here comes with all the essentials like towels, sheets, and soaps. Wifi makes it easy to keep in contact with people back home as well as plan the next steps in your trip. Breakfast is provided with a stay here. For those traveling by car, parking is available. Naivasha and all its attractions are within a five-minute walk of the guesthouse.
Top guest reviewsvery good value for money good breakfast (included) and a nice compond with even a poolgreat amenities especially the swimming pool and the food was good we will definitely visit againgatehouse is a budget friendly room in a quiet place in naivashajane's guesthouse has a beautiful garden the room is basic but has everything you needi must comment about the food we had dinner and breakfast and both were amazingthe rooms were also clean and spacious and with a tv toowe immediately received an upgrade to stay in a lovely well equipped and clean room
Host:friendly staff on board to helpjohnson was quite responsive toothe workers were very warm and helpfulstaff is so helpful and kind and smilingrooms are nice and staff is friendlyRead more reviewsthe location was perfect and close to towngreat location a short walk to town but far enough away to feel peacefulperfect location and great value for moneythe location is nice and was convenient for megreat location well maintained lawns and swimming pool
Stay in this lovely little haven ideal for two guests, like couples or solo travelers staying in Naivasha for a few days. Set up base in this one-bedroom home with a queen bedroom, a private bathroom with functional shower and toilet. Guests can enjoy some entertainment as the living room has a flat-screen TV and a seating area. The property has no WiFi access so best to bring mobile pocket WiFi or get a local sim card with data if you wish to stay connected to the internet. This simple apartment also has a kitchen with basic cookware and dishware for guests who wish to prepare breakfast indoors. There is also a patio and a balcony where guests can get some air after a long day of exploring the city.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and beautiful interiorssuper clean convenient locationsparkling clean and very kind hostsshe was really kind and the place is clean and cosyRead more reviewsbeautiful airy apartment in a quiet locationa great place to be
Two guests, ideally couples or solo travelers, are welcome to stay in this simple home with eclectic interiors located in a quiet neighborhood. It has all the basics, from a living room with a flat-screen TV, and a seating area. A functional bathroom with a shower, toilet, and sink are available. There is a kitchenette with an electric stove, a water heater, and a coffee maker to prepare a simple breakfast. Guests also have a work-friendly area for those who have to do some work with access to WiFi provided for your convenience. Guests will be sleeping in a queen bedroom with comfy sheets and linens. There will be a helper who will come by to clean and prepare everything for you daily, with no extra cost.
Top guest reviewsthe place is lovely really cozy and has great amenities including secure parking wifi and drinking watervery clean and comfortable placethe house is very clean and also very easily accessible
Host:silvia was a great hostess very attentive and eager to helpexcellent place courteous host and out of the world artsilvia and her associate (irene?) were very friendly and welcomingRead more reviewssilvia's place is so warm and beautiful with cute creative piecesa nice convenient place to chilli loved the quiet security and also the proximity to the mall town and the local social amenitiesits a very cool place
Naivasha has plenty of beautiful places to explore! But to enjoy the sights as much as possible, it’s important to have a good place to stay. So, be sure to book any of these stunning, comfy, and affordable Airbnb rentals in Naivasha for an enjoyable escapade.
If you’re looking to extend the trip, why not set foot on neighboring destinations? The Airbnb vacation rentals in Nakuru, which is only an hour’s drive away from Naivasha, are great bases for days filled with adventures involving sights of wild rhinos, pink flamingos, and natural landscapes.
Frequently asked questions about Airbnb vacation rentals in Naivasha, Kenya
1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Naivasha have a pool?
For a splashing time under the Kenya sun, make sure to book a stay at these vacation rentals that come with lovely pool facilities: i) cozy treehouse packed with nice amenities, ii) The Stable Suite at Lucita Farm, and iii) beautiful guesthouse offering free breakfast.
2. Which vacation rentals in Naivasha have parking?
So you can easily get settled upon arrival, consider staying at one of these vacation rentals with car parking facilities: i) The Cow Shed, ii) The Stable Suite at Lucita Farm, iii) Mabati House, and iv) The Zen Space.
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