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Welcome to Merica Hotel

Merica Hotel is located in the heart of Nakuru. It is the most modern hotel in the region. Although it is not crowned as a 4-star hotel according to the regulations and laws in Kenya, it has already matched such standard.

Merica Hotel has been a pioneer in the hospitality industry within the region since the year 2000.

Merica Hotel boast of 89 luxury rooms, 4 junior suites and a luxurious executive suite, giving it the status of a four star hotel. The spacious rooms are tastefully furnished with different colors, giving the visitor the feel of being in a home away from home. The interior is a blend of comfort and convenience.

The raised lobby and the panoramic glass lifts allow the visitors to sample the luxurious surroundings including the swimming pool and the lofty/atrium splashing the whole reception with sunlight.

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru provides the visitor with one of kenya’s best known images.Thousands of flamingoes,joined into a massive flock,fringe the shores of this soda lake.a pulsing pink swathe of life that carpets the water,the flamingoes are a breathtaking sight.

The lake has become world famous for these birds,who visit the lake to feed on algae that forms on the lake bed .They move back and forth,feeding and occasionally spectacularly taking to flight,filling the sky over the lake with colour.The lake is extremely variable in size-changing from 5 up to 30 sq kms in area.

Nakuru has more than just flamingoes.This is a major National Park and an important sanctuary for rhino.Both black and white Rhino are found here,and are often seen resting under acacias by the lake shore. The park abounds with game.There are huge herds of waterbuck,zebra,buffalo,the endangered Rothschild Giraffe and more.

A stay in Merica will avail you the best opportunities of seeing leopard in Kenya,and there are several large prides of lion.Exploring beyond the lake is always rewarding and there are forests,cliffs,waterfalls and more to be found here,


Located in Nakuru town, the centre of Rift Valley’s agricultural heartland.It is the most modern hotel in the region. A mere two hours drive from the nation’s capital Nairobi, and 160 Km on good tarmac road. It is a stop over for travelers to the North Rift, Western Kenya, Maasai Mara National Reserve and the famous Thompson falls.

Located along Kenyatta Avenue – next to Nyayo garden or General Post Office.Nakuru town is a busy and thriving city with bustling commercial industries and markets.The town is a hub for local transport and travel.

The main road access to Nakuru is directly from Nairobi by private means,or by bus/matatu The main highway passes by Naivasha and Gilgil/Elmenteita on the way.Nakuru is a 2 hour drive from Nairobi.There is an airstrip in Nakuru which charter flights. Merica hotels can arrange transfers to and from Nairobi.Near by is Lake nakuru and getting to the lake itself is difficult with out private transport.

The Hotel will organize your full local excursion.

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Merica Group

St Ellis House, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 45675, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: 254-20-316696 or 2185147

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