The Aberdare Country Club Resort
A 2 ½ -hour drive to the north-east of Nairobi, The Aberdare Country Club is in the Aberdare Highlands, which forms part of the Great Rift Valley. Originally a colonial family home lovingly built on a sloping hillside with sweeping views over the countryside below, the Club has been carefully developed to retain the grandeur of its past. The views are spectacular: the plains below, the Aberdare Mountains to the west and Mount Kenya to the east.
* Aberdare Country Club Highlights
- ∞1,300 acres of wildlife reserve
- ∞Spectacular views of Mount Kenya & Aberdare Mountains
- ∞Half day and full day game drive activities
- ∞Nature and bird walks with expert guide
- ∞Complimentary WiFi in public areas
- ∞9-hole golf course
More about this accommodation
Set on 1,300 acres of wildlife reserve, Aberdare Country Club has rolling lawns, beautiful gardens and is teeming with eland, impala, zebra, giraffe, warthog and many other species – even a few shy and reclusive leopard. The Club received the prestigious “Africa’s Leading Green Hotel Award 2013” by World Travel Awards.
Accommodation to suit your needs
There are 19 cottages with a choice of twin and double rooms, two deluxe rooms and one VIP suite in luxurious colonial style. All the cottages have en-suite bathrooms, tea/coffee stations, fireplaces and are suitable for families. There is also disabled-friendly accommodation available.
Luxurious Club House
All the mod cons and facilities you’d expect are offered at the Aberdare Country Club. It has a full-service restaurant and bar and a gift shop that sells both arts and crafts, some clothing and small necessities. There’s a 9-hole golf course, a heated swimming pool, steam bath and sauna, a health club with a fully-equipped gym, a spa that offers Ayurveda treatments and a tennis court. Besides game drives to the Aberdare National Park and to Solio Ranch, a haven for black and white rhino, you can also go horse riding, fishing for trout, mountain biking and take birding and nature walks within the sanctuary.
By Road: Aberdare Country Club is about a 2 ½-hour drive from Nairobi (180 km). The closest airport is at Nanyuki (approx. 32 km/20 miles away) and there are daily scheduled flights connecting to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport.
Our Take on Aberdare Country Club
A well-run, well-established and affordable lodge in one of the most beautiful settings, it’s a great stop-over between safaris to relax and rejuvenate, especially when combined with its sister lodge, The Ark.
- ∞Full board
- ∞Taxes and service charges
- xAll optional extras including game drives
- xBar and cool drinks
- xItems of a personal nature
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.