Pelican hotel is a 3 star mid -range accommodation found on the shores of lake Elementaita, 10 minutes’ drive Away from Gilgil lying on a ten acres of beautiful landscape along Nakuru County Kenya Region. The hotel is situated 32 minutes’ drive away from Lake Nakuru , surrounded by the lush haven landscape. The lodge is situated approximately 2-3 hours’ drive from Nairobi city center and 50 minutes flight to the close private airstrip. The lodge is convenient for safari adventure especially birding since its famous with a lot flamingoes and relaxation perfect base for tourists and travellers who want to explore and discover the park with its stunning views, plenty of animals and surrounding areas.
Pelican hotel Elementaita is comprised of 10 luxury and comfortable cottages of which 6 are doubles and 4 are twins overlooking the beautiful views of the lake Elementaita and tropical gardens built in African traditional safari styling with grass thatched roofs high level of comfort. Each cottages is well furnished and elevated to meet guest’s personal fondness with mosquito nets , bathroom with hot and cold showers , flushing toilets, free toiletries , chairs and wooden tables , complementary bottled water, slippers in the rooms and many more . Each room has large sitting areas, terrace and veranda that give a panoramic view of the lake and surrounding areas. The rooms have excellent and comfortable beddings with king sized bed. There is a fireplace where fire glows, guests relax as they share stories/ experiences about the safari, it also provides warmth during cold periods. The lodge offers Singles beds for individuals and double beds/ twins for sharing and family/group rooms with different costs ranging from 200$ and above per night per person, during peak season it goes slightly high than in low season .
Pelican hotel Elementaita offers different facilities and services which include;
A restaurant overlooking the beautiful views the garden serving different magical meal that meet visitors choice both local and international cuisine (ala carte menu). They offer breakfasts, Picnic lunch and dinner served by well trained and organized staff. They offer bush breakfast while enjoying the morning sunrises across the lake and bush diners overlooking the stars in the sky.
A well -stocked bar with both hard and soft drinks that includes; beers, wines, sodas etc, you sip any drink of your choice while enjoying the stunning view of lake, tropical gardens and surrounding areas
A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon, you relax in water/ poolside bed relaxes overlooking the stunning view of the lake tropical gardens and surrounding areas.
Services; Laundry and house- keeping services available at the camp, Ample parking space offered pickups and drop-offs, solar energy available, Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, massage and spa services are offered
WIFI internet hotspot available at the lodge that will keep you connected, it also enables guests to keep in touch with their families and friends
Business center with Conference halls that accommodate over 30 people for seminars, meetings and corporate functions
Activities do while at the lodge; Birding /bird-watching that gives you a chance to see different species of birds especially flamingoes ,boat cruise at lake Elementaita , Game viewing ,visiting local villages around the park and many more .
Lake Elementaita is kenya’s alkaline lake located in the Great Rift valley, about 120km from North west of Nairobi between Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru In Kenya Region .The lake is shallow and surrounded by wooden and busy grass land . The park is small covering the total area of 18 kilo meters squared. The sanctuary offers a variety number of animals like; Impalas, antelopes, Buffaloes, wathrogs, waterbucks, white rhinos, Giraffes, Leopard, enlands, baboon, lions ,Zebra, Wild dogs etc and over 450 different bird species like; Flamingos , starling birds, White pelican etc. The sanctuary is famous for huge number of attracting flamingos and being the soda lake. There are several accommodations in lake Elementaita budget, mid-range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests’ visiting lake Elementaita sanctuary. There are different activities to do while in Lake Elementaita ; Game viewing, you spot various animals in the park, boat cruise at lake Elementaita , bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, flying safaris, Tree planting , and many more activities. Jan, Feb, March – July, September, October and December and the best month to visit Lake Elementaita.