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About Hotel Hippo Buck

Hotel Hippo Buck was established in 1992 and is situated in the serene Sophia Valley, found on the outskirts of Homa Bay Town. This town overlooks Asego Hills and is a kilometre away from the shores of Lake Victoria.

The hotel offers an exquisite variation of Standard, Deluxe and Superior Rooms, giving true meaning to comfortable accommodation. The elegant Victoria restaurant is beautifully designed to fit the region's tropical weather and offers both continental and global cuisine. Hippo Buck Residents Bar lets guests wind down the evening with loved ones to enjoy a wide variety drinks.

Hotel Hippo Buck offers modern banqueting and conference facilities with a capacity of between 20 to 300 people. The rooms can be set up in theatre, classroom or boardroom style to suit delegate’s needs.

Lambwe Valley and other historical sites such as, Simbi Nyaima, Ondgo Bird Sanctuary, Homa Hills Hot Springs, Nyamgondho Wuod Ombare and Thim Lich Ohinga are all easily accessible for the hotel.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 64
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Conference Venues
* Please enquire for further details.

Hotel Hippo Buck Rooms

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Hotel Hippo Buck is 8.4km from the centre of Homa Bay , the nearest airport 59.5km (Kisumu Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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