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Lavington Hill House

Lavington Estate, Ole Nguruone Avenue | Off James Gichuru, Lavington, Nairobi 13625-00800, Kenya
Lavington Hill House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Lavington Hill House is a super friendly guest house tucked in a quiet corner of Lavington. This is a great, low-profile alternative to a big generic hotel. Food is tasty (and huge servings) and rooms are quirky and clean. Don't stay here if you're looking for hotel facilities, but if (like me) you prefer a more unique and personal experience... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Overall the service was very good and friendly. The location maybe be not easy to find, which is good thing because it is kind of hideout, where you have perfect time to relax. Also nice terrace and garden. The breakfast is OK and other food on the menu as well. I was very satisfied and would warmly recommend this place.... More 

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Woking, UK
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I'm surprised by all the rave reviews but I guess it depends on what you're looking for. Let me explain my "poor" rating. I thought this place would be something like The Fairview in Nairobi which is my favourite hotel of any I've stayed at, anywhere. However, I hadn't realised that the Lavington isn't a hotel, it's correctly classified by... More 

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Been meaning to write this for a while now but just go to it. I had to stay in hotels in Nairobi for more than a month at the beginning of last year after being evacuated from South Sudan. Luckily most of my time was spent staying at Lavington Hill House. The property is beautiful; an old mansion surrounded by... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

On a recommendation from a friend, my husband and I stayed at the Lavington Hill House while visiting Nairobi. We were not disappointed. Our room was bright,spacious and clean.There was a delightful patio outside our room. The family that runs the Inn offered great conversation and assistance in getting around Nairobi. The room price included a wonderful full breakfast in... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The place is excellent!!!! Very friendly staff, can´t recommend it enough!! Was there in August with my husband and three kids and the room we got was specious enough for us. We enjoyed the short stay and we will definately go back when in Kenia. Christine Diener.

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Reno, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The Lavington Hill House is in a very nice part of Nairobi. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and the public areas are very pleasant. The hosts and staff are absolutely wonderful. We arrived late from the airport to the hotel and the hotel had stopped serving food. So the owner of the hotel, Anderson, took the four of... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We chose Lavington Hill House for its location near our host's home. It was an outstanding experience and the owners and staff were very welcoming and helpful. Over the course of 2 weeks, my husband and I used the hotel as a base as we traveled to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro, go on safari at Masai Mara, fly to Diani for... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our family moved to Nairobi in August and while we were waiting for our container with our furniture and other stuff, we stayed at Lavington Hill House for almost two weeks. In these two weeks all staff members made us feel very welcome and they made our stay very pleasant. The cook, Alex, always made breakfast and dinner something to... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We chose Lavington Hill House for a short stop over in Nairobi on the way to South Africa in July 2014. All worked out perfectly, we were picked up from the airport as agreed (costs extra but is worth it as we arrived at night and you do not want to go about yourself at night). The room was cosy,... More 

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Lavington H, Owner at Lavington Hill House, responded to this review

Hi Evy Thanks for taking the time to review us! You were a pleasure to host during your stay. We were glad you were able to soak some of the Nairobi culture, sights and sounds from Lavington Hill House. We aim to provide a warm comfortable stay and we are glad you had that experience. Thanks Matthew More 

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