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Giraffe Manor

Certificate of Excellence
5.0 of 5
Langata Rd, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
Giraffe Manor
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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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Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First I will say that the staff were very courteous, friendly and attentive. We booked Betty’s room for the feeding experience from the windows in the morning, but there are so many opportunities to feed them throughout the day, it really isn’t necessary to pay the top price for this room which unfortunately has an old bathroom. Touring the other... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beyond compare. It combines the elegance of an English manor with an African ambiance and a delightful epicurean experience. This is the place to stay either before or after a Safari, as a place to wind down and be pampered. There is nothing to improve upon, even the gift shop. The staff is so responsive and attentive... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In March 2015 I had the privilege of staying at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi. It has to rate as a unique experience because it's the first time I've hand-fed one giraffe and been kissed by another! The Manor is a beautiful place and the food, service and accommodation is hard to beat.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Giraffe Manor mid February. We were transferred to the hotel and greeted with a warm welcome by the staff. We were shown to our room, the Karen Blixen Suite which was stunning, it is in the courtyard at the back of the main house. We had homemade lemonade on the front lawn and a lovely lunch and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typing a long detailed email would only prevent you by booking faster. Simply said, this is one of the most unique and amazing experiences I have had. It is expensive, but worth every penny. Accommodation is beautiful, the experience is very unique and memorable, the food is perfect, the staff are top notch. Just book and show up. Stop researching... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a sentimental journey for me, since I visited the Giraffe Manor on my very first safari, met owners Jock & Betty Leslie-Melville, even the original giraffe known as Daisy. I thought it might be hard to see the changes, but everything was delightful, bright, colorful, with giraffes still center stage, as Betty would have liked. The rooms are... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We returned to Kenya to celebrate my 60th birthday and we could not have chosen a better place than Giraffe Manor. Although we arrived late in the evening a hot meal was waiting for us. All the staff were very welcoming. The rooms and bed were very comfortable and the food was delicious - they even made me a birthday... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Our family of 6 took 3 rooms that we had reserved months in advance... the Jock, Betty and Daisy. I want to explain what this hotel/hunting lodge really is; It a charming big house, a little shabby, as if you were staying with family friends for the weekend, no keys for the bedroom doors, though locks on the inside. There... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed at the Giraffe Manor for just one night which was a real shame I wish we had more time there. We were welcomed and shown around by very helpful and friendly staff. The accommodation is beautiful and food was fantastic. We had to leave at 5 am but that was no trouble for the staff they laid out... More 

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leics
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed at Giraffe Manor for the first time last year and had the most wonderful time.The Manor is beautiful and the staff are typically Kenyan,warm,welcoming, and give impeccable service. Although we have been coming to Kenya for the past 15 years this was our first trip to Giraffe Manor, however we loved it so much we are going back... More 

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