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Giraffe Manor

Certificate of Excellence
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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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Wow!! This place is absolutely amazing! We stayed here for one night before starting our safari, and it was worth every penny. On arrival at the manor we were ushered to the grassed area by the house and overlooking the property...where we were greeted by a giraffe! Whilst the staff went through the check in formalities we spent time hand... More 

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Plainfield, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Near Nairobi, Kenya is Giraffe Manor. The main part of the hotel was the home of a transplanted European who modeled it after a Scottish Hunting Lodge. The rooms are done up in period furniture, and quite comfortable. We stayed in a second floor suite with a deck and fireplace ( Inthink it was the Daisy suite). Meals are included,... More 

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CA
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Actual stay date was in January 2008, not January 2015. Yes a long, long overdue review. I first read about Giraffe Manor in Vanity Fair and when my trip to Kenya was coming together knew I had to stay here. I visited during Kenya's civil unrest had the privilege staying at Giraffe Manor. From the minute the minivan crossed the... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I debated spending the money to stay here, but I am so glad I did! It was a great experience, all the way around. After two weeks touring, relaxing here, surrounded by giraffes and good friends, was the perfect ending to our safari. The service could not have been better and the food was amazing. Our group had a wonderful... More 

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Comeagua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place exceeded all expectations, really - no joke. After our flight being delayed in Dubai for 3 hours, they met us with no problems at the airport (I was concerned as an American and the latest trouble up in northern/coastal Kenya). It wasn't a hassle at all, I had been emailing Elizabeth our updates, thinking they would be fwd... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Living in Nairobi, my friends and I could not really justify spending the night at Giraffe Manor (I still might one day!) so we opted to go for high tea to celebrate my birthday and had a fantastic time. We received a very warm welcome and the staff was very friendly, professional and helpful. There was a little area in... More 

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Onoway, Canada
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We just got back from a 1 nights stay here. There was only one other person staying at the time due to it being low season so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. It was such an amazing experience to be able to have breakfast with the giraffes in the morning. This is a once in a lifetime... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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ManagementTSC, Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review of your stay at Giraffe Manor. We are always striving to improve our product and guest experience and value your constructive feedback. We are pleased to hear that you found our team at the Manor courteous, friendly and attentive. They will be delighted to hear that they made an impression... More 

Potomac, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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TSCmanagement, Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

It’s such a delight to read your wonderful review of the Manor. We are honored that you found your stay with us so amazing and the team will be glad to learn that they made your stay all the more special. We are looking forward to hosting you again soon and hopefully get to enjoy more of The Safari Collection... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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TSCmanagement, Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to write this wonderful review of the Manor. How lovely that you found the Giraffe experience so unique and we hope you took lots of pictures. Keep up to date with all the news from the Manor by following us on Facebook, Instagram, You Tube and Twitter please search Giraffe Manor or... More 

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