Cedar Chalet, Great Rift Valley Lodge

Paradise may have been lost when man first walked the earth but if you paid a visit to Cedar Chalet located in the heart of Kenya’s expansive and scenic Great Rift Valley, you would believe you have encountered paradise.

What else can you make of a home away from home in idyllic setting deep in the African savannah where you can watch wild animals roam freely while ensconced in the safety of the chalet’s lounge? Before your own eyes you will watch the drama that unfolds whenever the buffaloes, zebra and antelopes dash to the nearby watering hole to quench their thirst. The accompanying sights and sounds are worth savouring.

What would you call a place that overlooks the sparkling world-famous Lake Naivasha, affording you a breathtaking view of the endless floor of the majestic Rift Valley in its entire true splendor? Mt. Longonot and the Aberdare mountains can be seen from a distant.

If you want to feast on what Kenya’s Great Rift Valley can offer to the eye, you will have come to the right resort. If you want a place where to enjoy your holiday or weekend getaway without forgoing the convenience of modern accommodation, you have chosen the right place. Cedar Chalet has possibly everything you would want in a home.

Cedar Chalet is conveniently located as a perfect getaway and is part of the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Resort.

Here, you will also enjoy escorted game and bird walks as well as guided horse riding and mountain biking.


Cedar Chalet is located short drive from the Pan African Highway in Naivasha or one-and-half hours drive from Nairobi or a thirty-minute flight to the all-weather airstrip of the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Resort. Located midway between Samburu and the Maasai Mara makes this the perfect stopover between the country’s wildest game reserves. It is, indeed, an ideal alternative to a night in a city hotel. Cedar - Rift Valley


Cedar Chalet comprises two (2) spacious master bedrooms that are equipped with wardrobes. Its two dining rooms are furnished with adequate tables and chairs if you want to entertain some guests. The balcony is equally well furnished with sofa sets and reclining chairs providing a perfect place for you to unwind in a relaxed manner. A guest room is available, too.

All rooms are air-conditioned so that you do not suffer the discomfort of stuffy air. Mineral water is provided. To protect guests from insects that may wander into the rooms, repellents are provided.

Also available are safes deposit boxes for guests to keep their valuables.

The rooms ooze comfort that is enhanced by the luxurious and elegant bathtubs. You have the option enjoying a Jacuzzi or whirlpool bath as well.


At any given time, the guest is assured of communication and business facilities that include Intercom fax, internet and photocopy services. Additionally, secretarial services available.


Each room has DSTV Television and local channels. Being a modern facility, Cedar Chalet provides satellite television too.

If you love golf, your can showcase your putting skills at the 18-hole championship golf course that comprises a driving range, practice greens and pro shop. Two clay tennis courts are available for tennis enthusiasts to practice and challenge each other.

If you want to work out and keep fit, the Gym at the resort will serve your needs. If you desire massage services, be assured you will get the best.

Kitchen Equipment/Appliances

In the Cedar Chalet kitchen, the essential elements of what constitutes this vital part of a home can be found. State-of-the-art refrigerator, microwave, spacious and impressive sinks, a complete sets of utensils (neat, high class and meant to cater to the tastes of the client), gas cookers and a fireplace are all available to the guest. The guests prepare their own meals.Cedar Kitchen

For the culinary enthusiast, the Cedar Chalet kitchen is akin to an artist’s canvas, and its gadgets and accessories are brushes and paint.

Beyond merely keeping food cold enough, a well designed refrigerator also promotes well-organized contents. This greatly facilitates its use while also minimizing energy loss from an open door.


Piped water is supplied to the chalet by the Naivasha County Council. From sunk boreholes, guests obtain clean and wholesome water. The water is taken through a high-tech treatment process to make it potable. The chalet has several underground tanks to supplement the provision of this precious liquid.


This is of paramount significance to Cedar Chalet and our professional housekeeper works to ensure the home is in spick and span order. Guests are treated to full daily laundry and valet services.


When at Cedar Chalet you will not lack something to drink. Soft drinks are available and these range from sodas, juices to milk. At the resort you will also get an array of wines and beers as well as brandies and spirits.

Power Supply

This is available as conventional hydroelectric power. However, the chalet has standby generators in case of power outages. Besides, solar panels are provided.


Ample parking space is available within the premises.


This is well taken care. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Guards patrol the premises as it is adjacent to a national park. Attack dogs beef up security operations so that guests are guaranteed peace of mind. An electric fence surrounds the Chalet and CCTV cameras monitor all movements within the premises.


Within the resort are fully equipped and professionally serviced conference rooms for up to 60 people. The place is thus ideal for corporate meetings and conferences.

Customer Care

Cedar Chalet is a unique facility courtesy of the way it is run, over and above the amenities guests will find. We serve welcome drinks for all guests on arrival. We have a resident nurse on call 24 hours to attend to clients in case of any health emergencies. We have a foreign currency exchange bureau at the reception so that you do not have to think of driving back to Naivasha town to obtain local currency.

To ensure you have a comfortable and memorable stay, our room stewards listen to you and deliver service with a smile.

Welcome to Cedar Chalet and experience the best of African hospitality.