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Hogmead

Kikenni Road, Nairobi 00509, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Such tranquility looking towards the Ngong Hills, in contrast to the busy capital just half an hour away. Flora and fauna abundant, food excellent and service ever present and responsive without being oppressive. Great spot for breakfast.

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warwick,ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This was my second stay this year and this time was wonderful, I stayed 3 days and really relaxed. The house is set in beautiful Langata a leafy suburb of Nairobi, the hosts are very generous and you interact with the family warthogs.. This is a wonderful place to recoup after long flight before setting off on a safari. They... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My husband and I arrived at Hogmead, along with 4 friends who were traveling with us, and we were very impressed with the ambiance of this lovely manor house. We were greeted warmly, and after a welcome drink, we were shown to our spacious and very attractive room on the second floor. We had been traveling for two days and... More 

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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed for one night and our rooms were clean and roomy with a comfortable bed. The lodge is staffed by very pleasant folk in what seemed like a remnant of colonial Africa. The lodging is not that far out of town, but the 20km from the airport took our driver 3 hours to traverse with the bad traffic and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed here on our one night in Nairobi on our way to Masai Mara. We had crammed in a visit to the elephant orphanage which is very close. The hotel/house was very pleasant with a lovely garden, lovely rooms and bathroom. The food is a set menu - easily accommodated my non fish preference at the last minute and... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We ended a 10 day safari in Kenya with a day room at the Hogmead Hotel in Karen, Nairobi whilst we waited for our evening flight home. The publicity offers great hospitality in an ideal setting but we hardly recognise the hotel from some of the reviews on this site. The main hotel and lounge area were spacious and beautifully... More 

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minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

with horses grazing, warthogs running around and giraffes in the back ground!!! Staying at Hog mead is like staying at a private estate lodge, surrounded by wonderful grounds The main house is full of wonderful African art, you are surrounded with warmth and you feel like you are staying in a home with friends. Great bar and lounge, and wonderful... More 

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KaraLinck, Manager at Hogmead, responded to this review

Dear bortonoverseas, Firstly, thank you very much for your positive and informative review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that it was a 'home away from home' experience. We like to think that all our clients arrive as guests and leave and friends. We are happy to hear that you felt the same! The... More 

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

we had an excellent experience at the Hogmead. The manager and owner were very accomadating and helpful. we had just finished a month of traveling and we needed a couple days of downtime, and some last minute shopping before heading back to the States. They were great in reccomations of what to do in Niarobi, and where to do some... More 

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KaraLinck, Manager at Hogmead, responded to this review

Dear michelleavery, Thank you for posting your review of Hogmead on Tripadvisor. We are very glad to hear that your stay was comfortable and accommodating, that you managed to relax before your journey back home. We do stive to make our guests feel at home. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed our recommandations of places to visit... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We had a wonderful welcome having had a long journey before our flight back to the UK. Our flights were confirmed for us (thank you Cara), beautiful rooms were made available for us to change and freshen up before dinner. Harry Dyer took the trouble to introduce himself to us and ask after our safari. We had booked a set... More 

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KaraLinck, Manager at Hogmead, responded to this review

Dear Fiona D, Thank you very much for your positive feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us at Hogmead before your transition and flight back home. We are also happy to hear that the management and our warthogs were attentive (and entrancing)! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, especially... More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We had the most amazing time at Hogmead, especially after such a long safari throughout Kenya. My husband and I have had the privilege to of been able to travel extensively across the world, and I must say that there is no place like Hogmead. We were exhausted from the constant on-the-move holiday that just sitting at the Bar, watching... More 

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KaraLinck, Manager at Hogmead, responded to this review

Dear Raina, Thank you very much for your positive and informative review! We are very glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Hogmead and that it was a relaxing transition on your journey back home. We look forward to welcoming you back again, soon we hope! All the best, More 

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