Eldoret is the fastest growing commercial towns in Kenya currently awaiting the city status conferement. The good seasonal climatic condition of Eldoret town is something to talk about as the town enjoys one of the best climates in the country. Eldoret is the hometown of many of Kenya’s legendary runners.
The most famous being the world renowned long distance champion Kipchoge Keino who won gold medals at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics and recently the Marathon world record holder and Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge . Its high altitude is an ideal training ground for many long distance runners.
Being the heartland of the country’s bread-basket, Eldoret is surrounded by some of the most scenic tourist attractions in the spectacular Rift Valley. It brides itself with world class tourist hotels.Thinking of having a trip to Eldoret, here are the best places to stay while in your vacation.
1.The Boma Inn Eldoret
Boma Inn Eldoret Hotel is one of the Kenya Red Cross hotels offering accommodation and conference facilities, with profits going to fund Kenya Red Cross’s humanitarian work. Other hotels within the same portfolio include; Boma Nairobi Hotel, Boma-Inn Nairobi and Boma-Inn in Nyeri.
The Hotel features 2 Governor Suites, 6 Deluxe Rooms and 60 Superior Rooms. The rooms are furnished in a chic and stylish manner featuring an array of amenities such as Interactive TV, wireless internet, flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, coffee maker as well as mini bars.
Boma Inn Eldoret Hotel includes restaurants serving a variety of tastes, garden terraces, open sky lounge and recreational facilities. Guests at The Boma Inn Eldoret can eat, drink and at day’s end sleep well, knowing that they are supporting a good cause.
The Boma Inn-Eldoret is family friendly so you don’t have to leave the kids behind. Sundays are barbecue days for families living in Eldoret. Every Sunday a band entertains guest by the pool. Kids can also mingle with their age mates as they have fun on the jumping castle.
The hotel is positioning itself to tap into the demand for business travel with a well-equipped conference room that can hold up to 500 people. Eldoret is a town that has become synonymous with international athletes is easily accessible either by road or air.
2. Sirikwa Hotel
Sirikwa Hotel is located in Eldoret town, 310 Kilometers West of Nairobi. It is situated in a peaceful location ideal for both corporate and leisure travelers with the Eldoret International Airport being 20 kilometers away. Sirikwa Hotel has a tastefully furnished restaurant called Mt. Elgon and a snack bar.
Sirikwa Hotel facilities include an outdoor an swimming pool, medium range conference facilities with audio visual equipment, a gift shop and laundry service.
Sirikwa Hotel has 105 standard rooms and in addition, 6 VIP executive suites and a presidential luxury suite with individual air conditioning, multi channel TV in the room, a safe and telephones.
Sirikwa Hotel swimming pool is attractive and offers good exercises for your body away from the slow energy lifestyle of safari life. You can also catch the latest in the world news, sports and movies with the international television channels in your room.
3. Poa place Resort.
Poa Place Resort Eldoret is a 3 Star Hotel located 2 Kilometers from Eldoret town centre, offers accommodation in several styles of cottages which all offer tranquility and privacy. Whether a tourist, honeymooner, a group, family or just a leisure lover, you will find a suitable accommodation.
At Poa Place resort you will have an opportunity to take a stroll through the nature trail to see and learn about wild animals and the people of Kenya.
The centre has quiet parks with lawns, flowers, shady trees, and ponds for soothing, refreshing, peaceful, and therapeutic nature. At the small park you will be able see snakes, birds, monkeys, baboons, tortoise and much more.
Poa Place Resort Eldoret has expansive gardens suitable for entertainment and special events like weddings or product launches. The children’s playground and swimming pool is very well equipped to keep the little ones busy. The conference facilities are designed to accommodate both small and large groups.
4.The Noble Hotel
Noble Hotel and Conference Centre is situated just 3 km from the city centre in the beautiful city of Eldoret. The Hotel offers 47 comfortable rooms and four conference facilities.
The rooms are all comfortably furnished and equipped with modern facilities. Each room has a TV, unlimited Wi-Fi, Egyptian cotton bedding, bottled water and mosquito nets.
Complimentary breakfast is served daily. Guests order a variety of meals and drinks at the onsite restaurant.The restaurant offers mouth watering dishes with both national and international influence. The hotel houses an outdoor pool which is flanked by parasols.
It has four conference venues with modern facilities.
5. Cicada Hotel Eldoret
Cicada Hotel is located along Off Iten Road, Behind Uasin Gishu County Hall, boasts of its conference and business centre services. Its location in the heart of Eldoret Town makes it a favorable spot for business and transit travelers.
Accommodation is offered in state-of-the art rooms, all with complimentary high-speed internet access, flat-screen TVs with DStv, desks, safes, and complimentary bottled water.
The hotel also has a distinctive restaurant, bar and lounge, where guests can indulge in African and continental cuisines. The bar and lounge offers a wide range of domestic and premium beers, exotic wines and other spirits.
The hotel has a business centre that offers internet, fax services, printing and photocopying. Basement parking is available. Other hotel services include a 24-hour front desk, baggage storage, laundry, and a car wash.
It has four meeting rooms equipped with modern conference facilities; their halls can accommodate up to 400 delegates for meetings, conferences and social events.
6.Wagon Hotel Eldoret
Wagon Hotel Eldoret, previously The Wagon Wheel Hotel, was the first hotel in the area. lt was built as a private members‘ club for senior railway staff, and is adorned with memorabilia from the wagons of the Great Treks The 10 2 en—suite rooms are made up of doubles and singles. All rooms are equipped with telephone, writing desk and luggage rack.
The Great Trek, which took place at the end of the 19th century and in the early 20th century was an epic journey that ﬁnally ended at what is now Eldoret. The Boers left South Africa after the Boer War, sailed from the Cape to Mombasa, and trekked overland, through treacherous lands and across the Great Rift Valley, by ox wagon.
Wagon Hotel Eldoret
The dining room, built like a railway carriage complete with elongated arched roof, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also has an inside bar, an outside bar, a games room with pool tables and a casino.
The fully equipped conference hall can seat 70 pax. The business centre is available for conference support. Functions including wedding receptions and cocktail parties can be organised in the garden. Trips to sister hotel, Sego Safari Lodge in Kerio Valley, can be booked here.
7. Hotel Baron Eldoret
Hotel Baron offers accommodation in Eldoret. Guests can enjoy the on-site hotel restaurant and bar. free of charge WI-Fi internet network is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Every room includes a tv with flat screen with satellite channels. Some units include a small seating area to chill and relax in after a busy day. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the river or city. The rooms come with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries.
Hotel Baron has a 24-hour front desk and offers meeting facilities. Laundry and ironing services are available. Eldoret Golf Club is 4 km away.
8. Eldo Bliss Hotel.
Eldobliss Hotel is an ultra modern tourist class hotel with stylish furnished rooms, ample secure parking, beautiful and spacious dining areas and fully equipped conference and meeting rooms. You will experience firsthand African hospitality with meticulous services.
Set on a Serene location and within a walking distance from the town’s business district, Eldoret Hotel is a haven for travellers either on business or on stop over to or from western Kenya, Uganda and beyond. Eldobliss is ideal for visitors to the popular tourist. Eldobliss Hotel, only 300 km form Nairobi Kenya’s capital city, is ideal for weekend family retreat, seminars and conferences. The hospitality of its staff will make you come back again and again.
This hotel offers Standard and Deluxe room all comfortably furnished. Each room offers twin or single beds, LCD TVs with DStv and free Wi-Fi. There is a spacious conference- and board-room that is suitable for business meetings, training and seminars.
There is a lavish breakfasted served every morning, and a lunch or dinner can be prepared on request.
They offer conference facilities,that accomondates 80 pax and the other one accomondate 20 pax,they also offer projector,public adress system internet services,white board.
9.Ndupawa hotel Eldoret
Ndupawa Hotel Eldoret is located 3 km from Eldoret CBD and 10 mins drive away from the Eldoret Intentional Airport.
10. Aya inn Hotel.
Set 4.4 km from Moi Referral Hospital, Aya Inn Hotel offers pet-friendly accommodation in Eldoret. Guests can enjoy the on-site hotel restaurant. Rooms come with a private bathroom.Complimentary WiFi is featured.
There is a 24-hour front desk, a cash machine and hairdresser’s at the property. The bed and breakfast also offers car rental. Hill School is 2.4 km from Aya Inn Hotel, while Naivas Supermarket Eldoret is 4.3 km away.