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Macushla House

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Koitobos Road | PO Box 42510, Nairobi 42510, Kenya
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, TX
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Macushla House was the two day preparation site for our safari with a family of ten. Excellent location away from the bustle of downtown, it is located in the western suburb of Karen near all of the "want to see" activities including David Sheldrick elephant orphanage, Giraffe Center, curio shopping and Karen Blixen House (Out of Africa author). The accommodations... More

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manchester, uk
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our first port of call was Macushla House Nairobi for 3 nights and then 3 nights after our safari. This is a country house located in the Karen area of Nairobi with easy access to the DSWT, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen museum and coffee garden and Matbronze museum/art gallery and close to the Galleria shopping complex. This is a beautiful,... More

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Brussels, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

very nice place very well owned we stayed there for only 2 nights but we were really happy to discover this very typical place , nice rooms full of place , familiar athmosphere nice food , good srvice , good breakfast and very nice environnment . I recommand it for sure

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We began our Safari adventure by flying into Nairobi & staying here: what a delight! Beautiful quiet neighborhood, close to Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick to visit baby elephants, Karen Blixen, & other intended destinations. Breakfast & dessert (all we are there) were incredible & the staff were all amazing. Kids & we had impressive well-appointed rooms near office, decor throughout... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is our 2nd stay. As before we booked in for a couple of nights before setting off on safari. It is a perfect spot to relax after the flight from London and all the stressful activity leading up to departing for any holiday, esp straight after the festive season. We were lucky enough to get the same room so... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Well situated in Karen area near main attractions ans and and and Nairobis top restaurants. Feels more like visiting somebodys home and not a hotel. Well organised with large clean rooms in a quiet and peacefula area. Excellent food and drinks cooked by friendly staff. We had a couple or after dinner evenings in the sitting room around the fireplace... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We stayed at Macushla House for 2 nights on a recent trip to Kenya and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The guesthouse is small, peaceful and in a lovely spot in Karen - just on the outskirts of Nairobi. We had 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner at the guesthouse and all the meal were fantastic and well priced. The... More

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The Macushla House is a wonderful inn about an hour outside of Nairobi - close to the Karen Blixen estate and the giraffe and elephant orphanages. The lodge and our room wreaked charm and romance and exceeded our idea of what an African lodge might be like. Although I gave value a 5 star rating (TripAdvisor made me say something),... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

A great boutique hotel in the suburbs of Nairobi, this place is the perfect place to stay and relax in Nairobi. It is also close to the main attractions in the Langata/Karen area: the Giraffe centre is short (and safe) 10 minutes walk away, while the elephant orphanage and Karen Bixen house are nearby. The hotel itself is very well... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

After surviving the commute from Jomo Airport in the hellish Nairobi traffic, Macushla House will feel like the most warm and welcome place in the whole of East Afrca. Our group of 4 spent just one night there on our way to the Mara, but we wished we were going to stay longer. The gated House, originally designed as a... More

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Address: Koitobos Road | PO Box 42510, Nairobi 42510, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Macushla House 3.5*
Also Known As:
Macushla House Hotel Nairobi

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