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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront lodge with scuba diving

On the beach

Within a 5-minute walk of the lodge, you'll find Lake Victoria and Mbita Island Club Pier. Also, Tom Mboya Mausoleum is within 2 miles (3 km) and Mbita Ferry Terminal is within 6 miles (10 km).

Private beach, dining

This traditional lodge features a private beach, ski-in/ski-out access, and an attached winery. Enjoy a day at the beach snorkeling, or relax with beach umbrellas. There's fun for all ages with mini golf and a children's pool, and barbecue grills are available on site.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 11 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and living rooms.

Standard Double Room, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$180* Per night/room Sep 22 - Sep 23

About the Rusinga Island Lodge

Location Ring Road, Rusinga Island, 40305

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. At Rusinga Island Lodge, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like snorkeling and scuba diving. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach lodge also offers an attached winery, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Rusinga Island lodge.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 1985
  • Winery on site
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Separate dining area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle within 45 km, train station pick-up, ferry terminal shuttle, and shopping center shuttle available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rusinga Island Lodge offers 11 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Rusinga Island lodge provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Onsite venue - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, ski-in/ski-out access, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Game viewing nearby
  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Game drive nearby
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Archery on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Ski lessons on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Skydiving on site

Spa Services

Rusinga Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 3 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 3
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Rusinga Island Lodge

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International.

  • Staffed front desk
  • No elevators
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 200 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Rusinga Island Lodge
  • Rusinga Island Hotel Rusinga Island
  • Rusinga Island Lodge Lodge
  • Rusinga Island Lodge Rusinga Island
  • Rusinga Island Lodge Lodge Rusinga Island

You should know

  • Rusinga Island Lodge offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.