Poa Place Gardens is a resort located in Eldoret town, 1 km away from the Eldoret Golf Club. It neighbours the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute. This is a 3-Star Hotel with very beautiful gardening and a kid’s playground.
The Resort has some quite unique facilities including Family cottages, VIP cottages, a Conference facility, Nature and culture centre, and an Amusement park.
This amusement park has the most amazing scenery in Eldoret town and is the destination with both the wild side of the jungle and the beautiful side of the town. There are several animals kept in parks such as lions, monkeys, crocodiles, snakes, peacocks among others.
Gaining entry into the park only takes you back a mere ksh 150 per adult and ksh 80 (more like only a dollar) for children, a relatively considerate price for such a big and fancy place.
The most interesting thing is the beautiful gardens, all built with a beautiful unique touch of it that offers amazing views, especially at night. These gardens offer a serene environment, quiet, away from Eldoret town’s hustles and bustle.
The resort offers host facilities and wonderful accommodation options, with satisfactory services and a conducive environment. There are different room types depending on one’s preference which include non-smoking rooms, suites, and family rooms.
Accommodation at the Poa Place Garden & Resort in Eldoret is offered in several styles of cottages which all offer tranquility and privacy. Whether a tourist, honeymooner, a group, family, or just a leisure lover, you will find a suitable accommodation option. Each cottage is fully air-conditioned and fitted with in-room safe, mini-bar, en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV with satellite service, and a private terrace. The cottages are subdivided into two categories:
Family cottages are ideal for, well, families, and those that wish to experience it all at one of the best, cheap hotels in Eldoret. You get to be served by some of the best food in the region by the institution’s experienced waiters. The family cottages have a wide array of facilities including mosquito nets, a fridge, a safe deposit box, and a hot shower. All cottages are generously spacious with their own manicured compounds. There is also access to the internet and numerous pay tv channels.
The VIP cottages have a more spacious lobby and come fitted with hairdryers, apart from all the amenities mentioned above. These are more curated for executives, honeymooners, or those that wish to have the best feel of accommodation from the facility. The prices include a bed and breakfast deal.
These rooms have amazing features which include housekeeping, seating area, cable/ satellite TV, refrigerator, clean washrooms, and room service. The staff are friendly, provide good customer service, and are really welcoming.
The place is secure due to the 24-hour surveillance and also free parking services for their guests, and therefore no need to worry about your safety.
- Free parking
- 24-hour front desk
- Outdoor Pool
- Evening entertainment
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Children’s playground & amusement park
- Conference facilities
- Cottage accommodation
Nature and culture centre
The North Rift was a cultural crossroads, soaking up migrants from the west and north. The nature and culture centre at the Poa Place Garden & Resort offers you a chance to experience the traditional lifestyles of several communities of Kenya in the traditional huts.
How to get to Poa Place
The central location of the Poa Place Gardens makes it easier to connect from Eldoret town. It is only 2 Kilometers from Eldoret town center and easily accessible by road, a 10-minute drive. If traveling from other parts of the country, you can travel by air to the Eldoret International Airport and have the facility organize an airport transfer for you.
Nearby Places of Interest
Your visit to Eldoret shouldn’t just stop at the Poa Place Gardens. It would be even more interesting since you can explore other sites that will give you a really good experience. These places include:
- Boma Inn Eldoret
- Paragliding at Kerio valley which isn’t so far from Eldoret
- Kapkuro Bandas
- Samich Resort
- Pine Tree Gardens
- The Noble Conference Centre