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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 2014
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Giraffe Manor is an impressive place. Beautiful grounds and even more gracious wait staff. I will be completely honest;my experience was not as positive as 99% of all other reviews. This was due to the management team, not the kind and welcoming wait staff. I really enjoy writing positive reviews, however my experience should not go unsaid. My wife and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is simply an extremely endearing and enchanting experience. In the evening you get to feed the giraffes outside the main door area. Staff guide you and are usually very keen to ensure you get nice pictures and experiences down to how to get a pic of the giraffe "kissing" you as you hold a food pellet in your mouth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I watched a TV programme in black & white when I was little and there was a British family having breakfast with giraffes. Finally I found this place and planned the trip to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Everything was perfect at the Manor, the giraffes, the warthogs, the staff, the rooms, the food, the wine and the warm and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is beautiful, the food excellent, the staff lovely and accommodating, and with all of that it could be an ordinary excellent boutique hotel, but the star attraction is the giraffes with the wart hogs playing a supporting role. We were here as a family of ten with five children who were totally captivated, as were we adults. My... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my mum in the new wing. Both our rooms were beautiful - I loved my big bath tub, fireplace and huge bed. Mum's room was a totally different design but equally sweet. Perfect! The main hotel is wonderful - we enjoyed a leisurely afternoon tea and then went to David Sheldrick's to put the ellies to sleep.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The manor itself is beautiful the decorating is superb kind of old world but extremely comfortable. Upon arrival we were greeted by the manager Tony who is very passionate about the place. The staff are incredibly friendly. (Thanks George). George took us shopping and to the bank as well as several great sights around the suburb of Karen. He was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I just returned from a 2 week safari with Specialised Safaris and began our trip with a first night stay at Giraffe Manor !! We were welcomed our first night by several Giraffe residents and warthogs upon our arrival !! What a spectacular way to begin our adventure ! After a delicious dinner of pot pie (with... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What a place! We were warmly welcomed by the manager, who gave us a tour of the Manor, and a history of the place and it's people as we walked around. We were given Marlon as our room, which was lovely. A bit later, however, we were moved to the Karen Blixen Suite, as there were not many guests, and... More

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I can't tell you how close we were to canceling our Kenya trip after the Nairobi market bombings. But we decided to continue our trip with our 5 kids ranging from 4-21 anyways. We are so glad we did! Giraffe Manor is on the outskirts of Nairobi in a more suburban area of Karen, so after a hour long taxi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We included 2 nights at GM as part of my 60 th birthday celebration. Collected on time from our Nairobi Hotel by George from GM we arrived 20 minutes later to one of the friendliest welcomes imaginable. We had booked 'Betty', the original bedroom and bathroom from the 1930's and just loved it. Our very nice Lunch was served in... More

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Address: Langata Rd, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Giraffe Manor 5*
Also Known As:
Giraffe Manor Hotel Nairobi

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