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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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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I am sure Giraffe Manor needs no more rave reviews...but I have to stress that if you have the opportunity to stay at this majestic old lady then grab it! Ofcourse the giraffes are the highlight of your stay and will not disappoint but the house is charming and the staff very attentive. Had a comfy room and lovely big... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Most people see the price of this place and say 'forget it'! but you simply have to stay here. How could you possibly go to Nairobi and not stay here??? We only booked 1 night as we had a very limited time in Kenya as it was but I was not going to miss this. We arrived late afternoon and... More

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Brisbane, Queensland
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118 hotel reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have stayed at Giraffe Manor twice before, variously with my sons, one of their girlfriends, and my nephew, but this 2014 visit was with my wife, at last. She has heard all the terrific reports from the kids and me about Giraffe Manor, and read my previous TripAdvisor reviews, so was looking forward to going. Her Mum came too.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The manor was old style charm, was cosy and very comfortable. The dining was of the highest level, and the service faultless. Having the most beautiful giraffes eating from your hand, and joining you for breakfast is what stamps this as a must stop. Paul from Australia

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our family of four stayed for 3 nights at The Giraffe Manor in January 2014. We had researched the property and were very excited, as we love giraffes. We were absolutely amazed with the service, the property, the food, and the rooms. We were treated like royalty the entire stay. The staff knew we wanted to interact with the giraffes... More

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22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We loved this hotel! We stayed for two nights and everyone and everything was fantastic. We had gone for the giraffe experience and it lived up to everyone’s expectations, especially my youngest who was very big on kissing them! The food was great, the staff very friendly and helpful and Steven even gave us a list of books based around... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a hotel like no other. The accommodation itself is very plush, comfortable and decadent - well-appointed rooms with big, comfortable beds, huge bathtubs with lovely potions, and (for one of our two rooms) a large private balcony. The food is gourmet - really delicious. The staff are attentive and friendly. But of course what sets this place apart... 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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