The Emakoko

Reviews of The Emakoko

Excellent(98%) From 34 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 34 of our travellers who have visited The Emakoko, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
NJW from Montreal, Canada
Arrived on: 13-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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What a way to end a trip!

I hesitated on booking the Emakoko as it is quite an expensive choice for Nairobi but I am very pleased I went! The property is spectacular and having a chance to visit NNP, albeit in the rain, was great. The rooms are beautiful, although I was quite happy to be on the lower level avoiding the stairs. But if you dont mind the climb, the views from the upper rooms are stunning and well worth it!

I really loved the common areas at the Emakoko, perhaps more than anywhere I have been. There are small areas-sofas, chairs, fireplaces etc. making it easy to be on your own, or to hang out as a group. With the fireplaces lit at night, the atmosphere was wonderful. I was sad I was only there for a night. Emma and Anton, the camp owners, went out of thier way to entertain me and Anton and I had a great adventure during the day visiting a local artist community. He was also very accommodating at helping me photograph one of my favourite reptiles, introducing me to my first Jackson's chameleon.

The lodge is a wonderful place to book as a day room if you have a late flight out of Nairobi and the drive to the airport, partly through the national park, is much more peaceful than through the city streets. Looking forward to returning.

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Mr G. from Falmouth
Arrived on: 19-Oct-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Great

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Mr G. from Falmouth
Arrived on: 7-Oct-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Fantastic Food, lovely Lodge

The Emakoko is a great place to relax before a safari, Emma and Anton are great hosts , food is superb, in a lovely position

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Mr H, Johannesburg
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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A real hidden gem, could have spent a full day here easily.

The owners were very friendly, quality of accomodation was fantastic and food was also excellent

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Mr and Mrs B, Essex, UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
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The Emakoko review

As before - a good way to wind up a happy safari.

[Ed: see their comments of the Emakoko from their first visit there, at the start of their trip, below. ]

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Mr and Mrs S, Herts, UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
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Good for day rooms

Excellent location and facilities, and we were made to feel very welcome to use the rooms while we were waiting to go to the airport.

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Miss S and Mr P, Suffolk, UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
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The Emakoko (2)

We have put good for the food this time because although the lunch was excellent the evening meal of lamb was quite tough and fatty. And the starter of halloumi in puff pastry didn't really work. Otherwise everything else was excellent.

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Mr and Mrs S, Dorset, UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
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A restful day at Emakoko

Our day at Emakoko was very restful and helped us to prepare for the night flight home.

We were very grateful to have our boarding passes printed out for us.

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Mr and Mrs J, Surrey, UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 0 nights
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The Emakoko review

Final day comments included in the remarks on the first visit [Ed: see below!] - I am amazed that the management did so much for us when we were only booked in for a day room en route to the airport - it was the most wonderful end to the holiday - we all just wish we could have stayed longer

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Mr and Mrs S, Herts, UK
Arrived on: 23-Jul-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Excellent service - wonderful location and good food

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