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Rolf's Place

Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
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Rolf's Place
Ranked #49 of 145 Nairobi B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Avon, Colorado
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The approach to Rolf's Place is out of a movie...across a swinging bridge over a deep gorge separating the hotel from the National Park. The hotel itself is such a unique design full of interesting artwork and kitchy items from Rolf's life. Rolf's story, as documented in his autobiography that can be found in the hotel, is just as amazing... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Well, thought to have my birthday lunch at Rolfs Place we call to book we are told they are free so we walk in. We ask for a table for two, we are told they don't have space we ask to sit on a free table we are told that the table only sits five. We ask for a coke... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

We had two nights at this place and it was wonderful. The room was big enough and the bathroom size was lovely only downside for the bathroom it's getting old and needs to get some face lift. No hot water bottles in the room at night and the place gets cold. Meals are good and they offer variety We loved... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We just came back from having Lunch at Rolfs Place. We are from nairobi. But my whole Family got a stomach ache. The Place is Beautiful we recommend only got for a Coffee to enjoy the lovely View. Service was Not good

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

It was a nice surprise arriving in the evening at Rolfs Place: walking with our luggage at the suspension bridge! We arrived late, but that was no problem at all. We really felt welcome. We booked half board, and the table was waiting for us. We could choose everything from the menu and they didn't rush us, we had a... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The access to Rolf's place is a spectacular rope bridge over the gorge that this venue oversees. Amazing views over the Gorge and out over Nairobi National Game Park. The decor is unique as is the friendly personal service by Rolf. The choice of food was unusual but very tempting, and cooked fresh to order. Breakfast on the balcony over... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

the views from this place are lovely when you are sitting in the dinning room, unfortunatley the rooms are not as great but they are adequate. the food was lovely and we enjoyed our stay there. it had a great feel of being well out of nairobi without having to go too far. this place is a little pricey but... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Went for a romantic weekend, ended up meeting with a bunch of friends who'd gone for an evening drink. We ended up having a huge dinner of about 10 people late into the night. Rolf's son - Adam and his girlfriend went out of their way to make us have a special evening despite the additional pax not being residents... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Our Favourite retreat just outside Nairobi, in close proximity to the National Park, and a spectacular view of it. A bit pricy, but room 1 is definitely worth every penny, and also the food is marvellous. Can't wait to go back.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Rolf's Place is unique. The staff provide a caring and personalised service which just adds to the magnificent location and the boutique nature of this wonderful place. After busy working days in the heart of Narobi, this is a sanctuary to return to overlooking the National Park. Rolf is an accomplished chef and evenings can be spent hanging over a... More

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Rolf`s Place Hotel
Rolf`s Place Hotel Nairobi
Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Ranked #49 of 145 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi

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