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Mdawida Homestay

Sun Valley Estate, Phase 1, House # 135 | Otienda, Langata, Nairobi 00517, Kenya
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

There is nothing this lovely couple cannot do for you. They sorted me out with a great trip to the Maasai Mara. From arriving, you feel like part of the family. I loved it so much, I came back to stay for one more night before leaving Kenya. The family support community schemes in Kibera that was worthy of support.

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Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Before going into Tanzania, we stayed in the Homestay for a few days. The room was good, it had a good bed with mosquito net and a nice warm shower. We also spent some time in the living room, where we had stable WiFi. The meals were served here too. We really enjoyed having dinner: trying some different local dishes.... More 

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SerahMucha, Owner at Mdawida Homestay, responded to this review

Hi Sanne It was great having you guys here. I hope you enjoyed your adventures More 

Bracebridge, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Just came home from another great three weeks in Kenya at Mdawida Homestay and Wongonyi village. Treated like family at both locations. Improvements noted both in the Homestay and the village from my visit five years ago.

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SerahMucha, Owner at Mdawida Homestay, responded to this review

It was a great joy to have you back. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want to truly stay in a homey place in Kenya, I highly suggest this household. Serah is so kind and welcoming. Her children are well behaved and polite. The room we had was clean and adequate. The house is out in the suburb area, so you do not have to worry about the city bustle and hustle. It... More 

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Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful home stay. We love the host and her family. The Internet is the best we found in all the places we stayed at in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. It's actually working! We used transport to get there (about 25$ each way) but it's worth it. The home stay is cheap and adding the transport it... More 

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1 Thank Steven B
SerahMucha, Owner at Mdawida Homestay, responded to this review

Steven, we enjoyed having you here, we definitely had some great laughs. We are honored and we hope when you visit Kenya again you will stay with us. By the way you still owe us a joke remember? More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My friend and I stayed here on our very first night in Africa. Serah and her family are GREAT! They picked us up at the airport, and even though we arrived late Serah was there to welcome us and sit and chat for a few minutes. Our flight the next day was delayed for another day and she was very... More 

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Salzburg Region, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My girlfriend and me came to Nairobi and booked this homestay 30 minutes before we arrived there. Nonetheless the room was already cleaned, there was warm water and a watercloset and the owners and their kids were very friendly. All in all a nice place to stay when you want to save some money for other tings.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

You know how great it is when you're going to a strange city for the first time but you have a friend of a friend to stay with? And they have a room for you and quickly make you feel at home, and feed you dinner, and advise you about where to go for this or that, and set you... More 

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Reading
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I've been to the Mdwaida homestay several times now, and it is a great place to stay in Nairobi. Serah and Ron make you feel right at home, and they can advise you about anything and everything in and around Nairobi. I wanted a short trip to see more of Kenya's amazing scenery in the West of the country where... More 

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Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My brother and I visited Nairobi, before and after our safari to the Mara. While in Nairobi we stayed at Mdawida. It is a wonderful homestay. Serah made sure we felt always at home. Her brother Steve is a wealth of information. On our last day in Kenya, we used his services for taking us around Nairobi - he is... More 

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