About the Hotel
Desert Rose Lodge is a unique eco-friendly facility located 5,500 feet high on the Cedar Forest slopes of Mount Nyiru which towers majestically above the Elbarta plains, between Karisia Mountains and Lake Turkana in North Kenya. Desert Rose Lodge is located at the foot of a Samburu holy mountain, Oldonyo Nyiru.
The lodge offers 5 unique houses which comprise two cottages and a family house, all secluded with guaranteed privacy. Each suite has its own private flush toilet, an open air en-suite bathroom and patio.
The on-site restaurant is maintained by friendly staff who provide local African and international dishes daily. The main lounge area consists of a sitting room, a fireplace and a fully stocked bar, where guests can enjoy a variety of drinks. .
The lodge houses an outdoor pool. The main lounge and pool area have been hand crafted to blend with the indigenous gardens, landscaped to enhance the dramatic views. Guests may also make a bonfire outside in a specially prepared fire site. The lodge can also arrange mountain climbing, nature/bird walks, walking safaris and village visits to the neighboring Samburu communities to experience exciting cultural displays, weddings and other traditional ceremonies.
Airport pick up and laundry services are also available on request.
The lodge is close to the historic Samburu communities and other villages such as Turkana and El Molo. The Koobi Fora and Suguta Valley are also in close proximity to the lodge.