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Giraffe Manor

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Langata Rd, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
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Giraffe Manor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Classic elegant rooms, beautiful land and fantastic food. Be fed yourself and then go feed the animals. Great opportunity to learn more about giraffes and get up close and personal. Highlight of my trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Giraffe Manor was recommended to us by our agents as the perfect place to relax after a busy safari, on route to the Mobassa coast. We arrived a lunch time to the most idyllic setting, nestled within the hustle and bustle of a busy Nairobi suburb. The wooden giraffe sculpture on the gates showed our driver we were in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very possibly the most incredible and unique place we have ever stayed at. We only stayed one night but it was still fantastic. The service and food was enough to make this place totally worth staying at. Throw in a few giraffes and you have a wonderful experience ahead. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Thank you... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really, very special experience. The manor is all about sharing breakfast in the morning. It is pricey for rooms of its category - very charming, but not super luxury. Located in the suburbs of Nairobi, it is still good for a one-nighter as long as you have time to eat breakfast (7-8am) with the giraffes. Incredibly special!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had 12 hours there but from arrival to departure it was a real pleasure. Of course the giraffe feeding in the morning (from daybreak really) was the thing but breakfast and dinner were top class and the ambience was all about making guests feel as if they were at home. Well worth fighting through the Nairobi traffic to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most amazing 2 nights ever in this fantastic hotel. If you can afford it, you'll have the most incredible time - and photos! My parents stayed in the Karen Blixen suite, and although we were meant to share a room, they gave me my own room. Some people have put that you 'have' to stay in the rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at Giraffe Manor with a family of 3 children 9,11, 13 and the experience was beyond my expectations! The food was fantastic, the service warm, impeccable and personable and the giraffe connection was out of this world. If you have children you do not want to miss this experience! Candle light dinner was terrific, and tea time hit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely English manor home on a nice sized piece of land just outside Nairobi. The giraffe experience was incredible!! They are my favorite animals and wow- just incredible! You can feed them special animal pellets right from your hands- or they will give you a kiss and gently take it from your lips! I fed them for over an hour-... More

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

What a fabulous place! We can't stop talking about it, and not just because of the animals. To start off, we arrived late (flight delays). Our host asked if we'd like something to eat and we gratefully said yes. All we expected was a sandwich or something similar, but what we got was a candlelit dinner for two, with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed at Giraffe Manor and had an incredible experience! The manor is absolutely stunning, made of brick with beautiful vines growing all over it. It has multiple sitting rooms all tastefully decorated with plush couches, bookshelves full of wonderful books about Africa and Kenya in particular, beautiful old photos and paintings and old collectibles and handcrafts from Kenya. Our... More

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Additional Information about Giraffe Manor

Also Known As:
Giraffe Manor Hotel Nairobi
Giraffe Manor Hotel
Address: Langata Rd, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 88 Specialty lodging in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Giraffe Manor 5*

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