The Sleeping Warrior Lodge

The Sleeping Warrior Lodge is found in the stunning Soysambu Conservancy; just over two hours from Nairobi. This eco-friendly luxury lodge offers breathtaking views of Lake Elementeita and the Rift Valley. Set on a volcanic hill overlooking the Sleeping Warrior Crater the lodge offers wonderful panoramic views of Lake Elementeita and the Soysambu plains.

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BY ROAD: The Sleeping Warrior Lodge is 140kms from Nairobi ? only a 2-3 hour journey depending on road conditions. The final segment to the camp after you leave the main road is a dirt track. Arriving before nightfall is recommended.

On top of the hill stands the stone-built reception, lounge and dining room, below which is a stone terrace with fire-pit, a safari bar and extensive landscaped gardens.
Below, a track snakes through the acacia to the landscaped terraces where the ten wide-spaced natural stone cottages look out across an addictive view of Africa as she used to be. Kidney-shaped, and thickly thatched, each features an impeccably presented net-draped bed, a seating area, bathroom and outshot deck.

Accommodation at Sleeping Warrior Lodge

The Rooms at the Lodge

There are eight widely spaced rooms, each housed in a stone-built cottage with high-vaulted thatched roof and outshot deck. Featuring luxurious queen-sized beds and hand-made furniture made from the cedar fence posts that once delineated the colonial ranch, each room has its own colour scheme and has been named after the fabulous birds that flit around the individual gardens that surround each cottage.

Each cottage features a charming bathroom with stunning views.Sleeping Warrior Lodge selection of rooms features twin-bedded and double-bedded rooms and each is also equipped with a day-bed that can be turned into an additional single bed. We also offer a dedicated family room.Cots can be provided for infants.


he main lodge building houses a Zanzibar-styled reception area, which opens on to a spacious lounge with baronial fireplace. The dining area has been placed so as to allow optimum enjoyment of the stunning view and is furnished with hand-made cedar furniture. Beyond the dining room lies The Warrior Bar, which features its own private loft relaxation area.Meals follow a set menu, which typically features three courses and a choice of vegetarian options. We are delighted to accommodate dietary preferences (with due notice).
An authentic safari lodge, we also offer a wide range of bush dining options, which are described under Activities

Conference at Sleeping Warrior Lodge

The Sleeping Warrior Lodge will shortly offer a dedicated conference room, but until that time they will be delighted to accommodate corporate events such as;

  • Product launches
  • Workshops
  • Management retreats
  • Team building sessions

They offer a complete catering service and are proficient in staging cocktail events, bush dinners, lunches and breakfasts, management luncheons and more.
The lodge can, of course, be booked in its entirety and tailored to suit your requirements. Should additional accommodation be required, this can also be provided at our sister unit, the Sleeping Warrior Tented Camp.

Activies at the Lodge

The Sleeping Warrior Lodge Activities include:

  • Guided walks,
  • sundowners and meals in the bush,
  • night and day game drives on Soysambu Conservancy,
  • bird watching,
  • visits to Lake Nakuru National Park,
  • cultural visits to nearby Masai villages,
  • excursions to Eburru forest sanctuary,
  • photo safaris,
  • Ballooning Highlights.

Services at Sleeping Warrior Lodge

  • Restaurant/bar area offers panoramic views of the Rift Valley. The restaurant offers a la carte gourmet meals complemented by a selection of fine wines from the lodge’s cellar. Lunch and sundowners will be served on the 200m2 mazera stone terrace set in the lushly landscaped gardens.
  • At the Hot Springs Spa guests can relax in two pools of natural thermal water. The spa offers massage, aromatherapy and use of local plants for well being.
  • The large heated horizon pool is a great place to relax and enjoy the view while sipping a drink from the poolside bar. Conference room (seats 60 people), tennis court and a gift shop.


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