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About Wigot Gardens Kisumu

Like a spell, this hotel will draw you in again and again. Wigot gardens is set right on the beautiful Kajulu hills in Kisumu. Our hilltop location will literally take your lakeside holiday to another level, with spectacular views of the City, Winam Gulf and Nandi Escarpment. Whoever spends some time here will soon appreciate the benefits of this hotspot - characteristic coolness and serenity permeatted by chirping birds and whistling trees. Wigot Gardens is strategically located a short drive from Kisumu city centre as well as Kisumu International Airport.

Best Luxury Hotel in Kisumu & Comfort

The diverse environment offered in this Kisumu region turns your leisure time into pure bliss. Every stay at Wigot Gardens is a great adventure with its three restaurants, five exquisite hotel rooms, 1 ball room, 3 conference rooms and 2 executive boardrooms as well as the infinity swimming pool that overlooks Kisumu city. Our luxury tented cottages will definitely entice travellers who want a safari-like living experience within a city.

Check out the top things to do in Kisumu to enjoy unique experiences at Wigot Gardens during your stay. From bird watching at the gardens to the waterbus experience on Lake Victoria, you are out for a relaxing holing holiday whether yoou are solo-traveling or with your friends and family.

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Some of the reasons you will love Wigot Gardens

Swimming Pool Kisumu

Wigot Gradens is one of the few hotels in Kisumu with a swimming pool. Book your holiday today and enjoy spending hours splashing in our swimming pool or lazing on the pool bed.

Wigot Gardens Swimming Pool

Take advantage of the swimming pools in Kisumu during your visit to keep up with your fitness routine on a hot day. Alternatively, order a cold drink such as cocktail or freshly squeezed juice. Wigot Gardens' swimming pool area offers the best sunset views and vibrant Kisumu city's skyline. Enjoy your lunch or dinner at Shack Shack's Restaurant by the swimming pool. One of the best restaurants in Kisumu for a date night or a celebratory occasion.

Swimming Pool Charges


Adults - Ksh. 500
Children (below 12 years) - Ksh. 300

Free for Wigot Gardens Hotel Residents.

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Serene Wedding Gardens

Whether you are looking for a wedding venue or for a team building destination, Wigot Gardens in Kisumu is the best hotel in Kisumu. Wigot Gardens is the best wedding venue in Kisumu. Our wedding package provides not only the event space, but also catering, tables, chairs, linens, china, and even waitstaff.

Team Building & Wedding Venue

Finding the ideal venue for a corporate getaway in Kisumu can be a daunting task. Wigot Gardens Hotel has affordable packages for team building in Kisumu. Gather your team for a day of fun and reconnecting outside the office. Contact us today for booking your company's spot at Wigot Gardens.

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Luxury Tented Cottages

Wigot Gardens Tented Cottages

Reserve luxury tented cottages at Wigot Gardens at the best rates. For discounted tented cottage rates in Kisumu, book online today!

Our Cottages promise you a different experience from a regular hotel room.  Whether you are looking to have quality time with yourself or your better half, the serene, fresh, wild-like quiet, interrupted by chirping birds and whistling trees will not dissappoint. The cottages at Wigot Gardens afford you the serenity of city escape with all the modern amenities such as hot shower and flush toilets.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the daily Kisumu city life to relax in our tented cottages at affordable rates.

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Bird Watching Kisumu

One of the top things to do in Kisumu city is Bird watching. This is particularly an excellent hobby among many of Wigot Gardens' guests that are artists and conservationists. Wake up to the sound of more than 50 bird species in our Gardens on a short birding trip.

Bird Species Wigot Gardens Kisumu

Common sitings include Common Fiscal, Emerald-spotted Wood Dove, African Pied Wagtail, Speckled Mousebird, Common Bulbul, Klaas Cuckoo, Grey-headed Sparrow, Palm Swift and Scarlet-chested Sunbird.

Wigot Gardens is one of the hotels in Kisumu City Kenya where you can enjoy a nature walk with a view of the lake Victoria. During your nature walk around Wigot Gardens Kisumu, be sure to ask your guide on the various bird species as you photograph them.

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Lake Victoria Waterbus Experience

Wigot Gardens is one of the hotels in Kisumu near the Lake Victoria. The Waterbus Experience is only 1 hour 30 minutes away from your Hotel. Traverse the magnificent Lake Victoria and bask in amazing scenery of isolated islands aboard this safe, fast and affordable watercraft. The seldom visited islands such as Ndere Island are a sight to always remember. Stop by the Impala Sanctuary for game viewing and bird watching. Enjoy lunch or supper afterwards on the famous Lungwani Beach by savouring freshly caught fish.

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Kit Mikayi Excursion

Kit Mikayi was brought to the world map by Lupita Nyong'o when the famous Vogue Magazine did her photoshoot at the footstone of this mythical place. Visiting Kit Mikayi, which is a short 40-minute from Wigot Gardens Kisumu, will send you in the Luo mythology. Kit Mikayi means “Stones of the first wife” in local dialect. Experience out-of-this-world scenery and folklore surrounding this amazing work of nature in Kisumu County. Be sure to ask for an organized trip to Kit Mikayi from Wigot Gardens amiable staff.

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Kakamega Forest

A short 90-minute drive from Wigot Gardens Kisumu is the enchanting Kakamega Forest. Request for an organized tour to Kakamega forest from Wigot Gardens staff

Top Things to do in Kakamega Forest

Experience the remnant of the rain forest that stretched into Central Africa across Rwanda's Nyungwe Forest. Kakamega Forest is home to various mammals including bush pigs, giant forest hedgehogs, colobus monkeys and Debrazzar monkeys and several bird species.

  • Hiking
  • Nature Walk
  • Camping
  • Viewing wildlife
  • Bird watching
  • Rock climbing
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Captivating Kisumu Sunsets

“It’s almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream” Bern Williams. Wigot Gardens is one of the best hotels in Kisumu to watch the sun set. Order incredible Sundowners while on your pool bed. Relax with your partner at the watch bay or by the swimming pool and enjoy the best sunset view in Kisumu. Wigot Gardens Kisumu is near the lake, so sit down and watch as the sun sets in the lake's horizon to welcome the dark. It’s really a sight to behold!

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Perfect Valentine Gift for Kisumu

Valentine comes once and we cherish it, That's why Wigot gardens is helping you to gift your beloved a special treat dubbed “Wigot Valentine with nature”. With the day fast approaching, its just the right time to surprise him with an epic view of Kisumu as you rekindle love from Wigot gardens hotel. It’s best to let her know you are permanently in love with her. At Wigot gardens, our valentine day ideas include cooking competition, cuddling by the bonfire and love ballads from the DJ

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