Dovenest Lodge Naivasha is a 3-star facility located along North Kinangop Road in Naivasha. It is about 20 km from Lake Naivasha. The lodge offers a 360° array of services from accommodation to dining, excursions, camping, conferencing, and comes equipped with a gym and swimming pool. All that while managing to be quite affordable. All this makes it ideal for holidaymakers as well as business travelers.


Dovenest Lodge Naivasha offers accommodation options across three categories namely Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, and Honeymoon Rooms. All the rooms are self-contained. Sleeping arrangements can include one large bed (ideal for a couple or solo traveler) or twin beds. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, coffee/tea making facilities, and Wi-Fi.

There is also a bonfire hut for a bonfire experience.


The dining experience at Dovenest Lodge Naivasha ranges from having one’s meals at the restaurant, the cubicles in the manicured garden area, the African-themed bar or from the comfort of one’s cottage’s balcony. Dishes draw inspiration from Africa and India. Continental dishes complete the culinary journey.

The lodge has a la carte menu. Signature dishes such as Peppercorn Spicy Lamb Chops, Peppercorn Fish Fillet, Dovenest Special Steak, and Dovenest Sweet Chicken are served at Dovenest Lodge Naivasha.


A free pre-booked shuttle service is offered to the nearby (5 km away) Naivasha Wildlife Sanctuary. Some guests prefer walking there. Amenities such as tents can also be provided at no extra cost. Other nearby attractions include Lake Naivasha (approx. 20 km), Crescent Island Game Sanctuary (approx. 10 km), Lake Elementaita (54 km), the Maragishu Caves (approx. 26 km), and Mt. Longonot (38 km).

Health and Fitness

Dovenest Lodge Naivasha has a decent enough gym. The gym even has a dedicated area for Olympic lifting. Most of the expected gym equipment is available and one should have no trouble keeping fit while vacationing at the lodge. This is further ensured by the presence of qualified trainers at the gym.

Conferencing and Teambuilding

Corporate groups are well-catered for at the lodge. The lodge has a serenity and service team at the ground to cater for corporate functions. There is a playground ideal for a variety of activities. 200 people can comfortably be hosted in the lodge’s ballroom sitting theatre-style. Two smaller conference rooms have a capacity of 50 guests each and an executive boardroom that can hold 10 guests.

The team at Dovenest Lodge Naivasha ensures event coordination always goes smoothly through menu planning, custom catering and the availability of top-notch audio and visual equipment.

Conferencing/Teambuilding inclusions:

  1. Conference Room/Board Room
  2. Buffet Lunch
  3. 10 and 4 o’clock Tea/Coffee with Snacks
  4. 2 Bottles of Mineral Water per delegate
  5. 1 soft drink per lunch (300ml soda or half-liter mineral water
  6. Mint sweets
  7. Conference Stationery i.e. Pads, Pens, Flip Board, Flip Chart & Marker Pens
  8. Internet connection (WIFI)
  9. Team Building ground

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