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Mdawida Homestay

Sun Valley Estate, Phase 1, House # 135 | Otienda, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #26 of 154 Nairobi B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014
Jasmine H Beijing, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I was a bit worried to travel to Nairobi as I have been told it's dangerous day and night. But I got completely released the moment I saw the big smile from Serah's face. Everyone in the house is so nice, I especially love Serah and Ron's 3 boys - they are so smart and adorable. I enjoy playing with... More

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I stumbled across this place on Tripadvisor when I was looking for somewhere to stay my first week in Kenya. Booking was one of the best decisions I have made on this trip. Everyone is very friendly and almost instantly I felt like I was at home. Conversation is always interesting, and Serah and Ronnie can provide you with a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The stay here was amazing. I stayed in February and again in April. Everyone was super friendly and helpful when it came to setting me up with a room and helping me get around town. The location is a little far from town, but there are enough shops around that you do not need to go into town unless it... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

... It is HOME to me ;-). Period. Ronny and Serah are the best hosts I have ever had. Staying in Their home is the best way to get a slice of Kenyan life. Though I was a vegetarian, i had a great time with food with mixed vegetables and Ugali ! And I could see all things i could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

As a homestay, this is reallt a great place to stay, clean and comfortable and very affordable. A very homely atmosphere, very relaxed and welcoming. Breakfast and dinner is served in the family living room, and the conversation is always lively and flowing with interesting guests from all over the world, and knowledgable advice and support from the owners Serah... More

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SerahMucha, Owner at Mdawida Homestay, responded to this review

Hey T.J Thank you so much for writing a response we enjoy having you here and you have become part of our big travel family. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you soon again. Cheers Serah More

New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

This place is run by Serah and her husband Ronnie and is situated very close to Nairobi National Park. For the record, Mdawida Homestay provides an extremely basic accommodation, perfect for people who are on budget travel. They also provide lunch and dinner at a very nominal price. However, what made this place special for us was the family atmosphere.... More

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SerahMucha, Owner at Mdawida Homestay, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the review and I'm glad that you highlighted excatly what we are about, culture and experience for our guests as well as ourselves. Great way to meet people from diverse cultures in the home. Thanks More

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Address: Sun Valley Estate, Phase 1, House # 135 | Otienda, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Welcome! We have housing and homestay options for singles, couples, groups, volunteers, students and travelers you name it, we have a place for you. Our homestay offers a great location to all that Nairobi has to offer, as well as a superb base for heading out on your travels around Kenya. Many of Kenya's highlights are just a short drive away from our home.A Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability.Our home stay is warm and welcome to people who want to have a bit of culture, home cooked African meals and get to know about Kenya from real Kenyans. Here you meet people from every corner of the world and the experience is amazing. ... more   less 
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