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  • Location: Kenya, Laikipia
  • Type of Accommodation: Lodge
  • Comfort Level: Mid-range


Mutamaiyu House is a gracious manor house dedicated to conservation set overlooking the Laikipia plains in northern Kenya. Enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding savannah and rugged woodlands, this exclusive Kenyan establishment is a luxurious safari hideaway. The gracious manor house boasts historical furnishings, a private art collection, high-ceilinged patios and large dining room.

There are plenty of places to relax: private lounges with fireplace, and a heated cliff-top infinity swimming pool offer ideal relaxation areas. The Mugie Wildlife Conservancy is home to a diverse wildlife, including the endangered black rhino, Grevy's zebra, elephant, leopard and cheetah. Enjoy game drives, guided bush walks, camel treks and even a day trip to the Roof of the World. This refined Kenyan retreat offers spectacular views, warm hospitality and a community-invested attitude, while enjoying one of Africa's last great wilderness areas.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Fodor's 100 Top Hotels 2012


  • Individual, spacious cottages
  • 22000 acre private wilderness
  • Abundant wildlife - game drives & walks
  • Temperate - warm days & cool breezes
  • Cliff-top pool & bar
  • Fully inclusive
  • Community & conservation support

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Relax with a good book on the shady patios or private sitting areas of the main manor house. Walk through the established gardens to the secluded cliff top swimming pool and the bar with magnificent views to accompany your drink.

Have a game of golf on the 9 hole golf course set amongst the olive trees.

General Facilities

    Internet facilities
    Heated pool


Mutamaiyu House has a spacious dining room with large windows that maximise the spectacular views of the plains and water hole. Enjoy delicious internationally-inspired cuisine, with the inclusion of fresh local ingredients from the Mugie ranch.

Dinner is served around a large central dining table in a dinner-party style, but private dining can also be arranged.

Luxury Cottages

Mutamaiyu has 6 spacious and beautifully decorated cottages, each with its own fireplace, stunning views of the surrounding savannah and woodlands and an en-suite bathroom.

The cottages are built in a traditional rondavel style, and are fitted with either king-size or twin beds.

Luxury Cottages AMENITIES

    En-suite bath and shower
    Wi-fi available in room


  • Cultural tour
  • Game drives
  • Golf
  • Guided walks
  • Local village visits
  • Night drives
  • Birding
  • Bush dining
  • Animal tracking experience
  • Fishing
  • Sundowners
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 08 Feb 2014 - 30 Apr 2014 $475 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Jul 2014 - 30 Sep 2014 $580 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 15 Dec 2014 $475 Fully Inclusive

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most curent rates available.

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"The lodge has panoramic views over the Laikipia Plateau so do spend some time at the pool soaking up the scenery. Excellent personalised service!"



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