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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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Brooklyn, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 hotel reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My husband and I came here for lunch - once in a blue moon they allow non-guests to come for lunch or dinner. We have been trying to squirrel a table here since before we moved to Nairobi late last year. It finally came through - hurray! and was such an amazing experience. The house is simply stunning. It's an... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We stayed at the manor for 2 nights in Feb 2013. This was the second time (2010 first trip) and we wanted to return with friends before safari. You want to have at least a full day there just to soak up the charm and elegance of the manor. Staff and management are fully engaged.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I stayed for 1 night in January 2013. Unfortunately I didn't even manage 24 hrs here. I arrived on a late afternoon flight and after traffic didn't arrive until dusk. But they were kind enough to let me put in a quick little load of (complimentary) washing to be ready for my checkout before 10am the next morning. I had... More 

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I remember seeing Giraffe Manor featured in a travel magazine some 6 years go. The moment I read the article on it and saw the pictures, I knew I had to get there some day. In October 2011, my husband and I travelled trough Kenya and this was one of the places we stayed. We got picked up at Nairobi... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My husband booked us here for my birthday when we first moved to Kenya in the summer of 2011 (the scroll down travel dates will not let me go back to 2011). We were not greeted properly on arrival and because they said they were not expecting us and did not know who we were. We had to wait awhile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

Such a special place that words con not describe. If you are thinking about going... Go!!! Worth every cent. Friendly staff, beautiful food, luxurious accommodation and of course the only place in the world that you can dine with the Giraffes.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This place is like a dream, from our airport pick-up at 4am our driver was very friendly and reliable. Make sure you arrive early to have a full day doing the nature walk and having breakfast with the giraffes, it will blow your mind like nothing you have seen before. We stayed in the Helen room in the new section... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This was our first hotel after the long grueling (well, not so grueling in business class) flight from SF and what an experience. An English style stone manor house with giraffes everywhere! To see them from our bedroom window and dine with them in the dining room was a great experience. My photos home showing Tom and me eating with... More 

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El Fondo de les Neus, Spain
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35 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

After 40 years of Hotel Management and staying in some of the best Hotels it is not easy for us to be awed -- Giraffe Manor was awesome ! From the genuine warmth of the welcome to the question " where do you want to eat ? " we were blown away . Most reviews do not really convey the... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Stayed at Giraffe Manor with family for one night (nearly 2 days) with older parents. My parents had a room in the original house while my partner and I stayed at the new wing. The original house rooms are very bright and roomy with many original features. My parents enjoyed the bonus of feeding the Giraffes from their bedroom window... More 

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