We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Kembu Cottages

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Njoro
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Kembu Cottages
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Kembu Cottages
See the most recent reviews
Showing 52: English reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful Christmas stay at the Kembu cottages. We stayed in the Markham Beryl 's cottage. That is well away from the ordinary, taking you back in time, old style wooden cottage, rebuilt with care and providing comfort, its new location with a great vieuw, we loved this place! And it does history proud.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Harm D
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This is the third time that I have stayed at Kembu Cottages, and it just gets better and better every time. The cottages are beautiful, with everything you need, and it feels like a real home in the countryside and not a guesthouse. It is the perfect spot to stay, with easy access to Naivasha, Nakuru, Gilgil, etc. The owners,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Carla H
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Andrew and Zoe provide several cottages for rent with meals provided and cleaning services. You receive first class hospitality and home cooked meals. Both my stays at Kembu have been wonderful. A good place to go to for a rest or to use as a place to branch out and go sightseeing, returning in the evening. I highly recommend Kembu...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank LFroyland
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 25 May 2015

What a welcome! And how come we haven't found this gem before. We were welcomed to Kembu after a long ten hour drive by Susan who directed us to our cottage. What a fabulous treat to stay in the historic 100year old Beryl's Cottage. It was lovely, beautifully and sympathetically appointed with the necessary mod cons it is a perfect...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hmf5863
Suva
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We could not contact Kembu Farm to make a reservation as the phone number on the website was wrong but because we were determined to get out for the weekend, my family of four and my friend's family packed our camping gear and headed out for the long weekend anyway. At the first of two entry gates, we were ushered...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank iluvmangoes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We have just come back from a week at Kembu (Beryl's Cottage). Our hosts, Zoe and Andrew could not have been more accommodating giving us a great insight into the life, challenges and joys of Kenya. The cottage was wonderful and was like stepping back in time but with all the creature comforts. The view I over they Rift Valley...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SteveV824
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We stayed at Kembu on our last trip in 2011 so naturally we re-booked again for this trip. this time Zoe had an even better Bungalow to offer us, Cedar in place of Kenane, and we took it. It was lovely. Slept all five of us in comfort and privacy. Not quite the view from Kenane but more private and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mfuwe
The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I stayed here for two weeks in July 2014 with a colleague while on a volunteer project at a local school.Unfortunately due to circumstances at the time the group of children who should have accompanied us and camped in the grounds could not come. What a beautiful place. So safe and peaceful.We could not have been made to feel more...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank clj23
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We camped there over the long weekend in October. The place is relatively easy to find, and road is easily accessible with a saloon car. The camping grounds are lush and green. They have small little cookout areas for campers to use. There's a nice bbq pit in the sheds to be cook in. Once small problem was that as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mij30
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

Spent the night there, the cottages were amazing and beautiful. Had a homely feeling to it, warm and comfortable with a big back yard. Great place to go with family and friends. Service was amazing and quick and very friendly. Overall had a great weekend.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gaurav M

107 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (51)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (17)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (56)
Viewed
Other (56)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Njoro
24.8 km away
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
#1 of 2 in Lake Nakuru National Park
767 reviews
18.7 km away
Midland Hotel Nakuru
Midland Hotel Nakuru
#1 of 15 in Nakuru
49 reviews
9.8 km away
Tumaini Cottages and Conference Centre
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
12.8 km away
Ziwa Bush Lodge
Ziwa Bush Lodge
#1 of 28 in Nakuru
124 reviews
30.5 km away
Mbweha Camp
Mbweha Camp
#4 of 7 in Lake Nakuru National Park
75 reviews
39.2 km away
Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
#1 of 7 in Lake Elementaita
217 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self catering and Fully Serviced Holiday Cottages based on a beautiful Up-Country Farm in Highland Kenya. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kembu Cottages

Address: C56 Road | between Njoro & Elburgon towns, Njoro 20107, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Njoro
Number of rooms: 8
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Kembu Cottages staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Kembu Cottages staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Carry your own food”
 of 5 bubbles kchebett, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Kenana Cottage - great cottage for 4 people.”
  • Kenana Cottage and huge patio.
  • View from Kenana Cottage
  • View from Kenana Cottage
 of 5 bubbles 120samarp, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There is plenty of choice of cottages, depending on the size of your party.”
 of 5 bubbles carlah94, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Their cottages are all different. You will find them on the Kembu website.”
 of 5 bubbles LFroyland, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All see good but recommend Beryl's cottage for the history....”
 of 5 bubbles hmf5863, 25 May 2015 | Read review
5 of 5