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Macushla House

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Koitobos Road | PO Box 42510, Nairobi 42510, Kenya
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Ranked #6 of 100 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful way to relax after 11 days on Safari. Convenient to Giraffe Centre, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kazuri Beads. As a solo traveler, I felt very safe at Macushla. Definitely recommend this location for those looking to unwind. Food was excellent. Caroline is a wonderful hostess.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is set in a beautiful natural garden with loads of birds and monkeys. We enjoyed our stay there because it is quiet and peaceful, the staff are excellent and very helpful. The linen needs updating and it can get costly if you are reliant on taxi's to get around as it is quite far from the main Karen shopping... More

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Karen area, Macushla House is very convenient if you are going to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kazuri Beads, Utamaduni Craft Centre and the Galleria Mall. There are many positive reviews on Trip Advisor about this lodging, particularly for solo female travelers, and it did not disappoint. After my long flights from the U.S., I was picked... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in the up-market suburb of Karen, Macushla House is about 40 minutes from the international airport (with no traffic) and closer to the Wilson airport. As noted it's close to a lot of local sightseeing spots including the Kazuri Bead Centre (well worth the visit) and you can spend a relaxing day taking in the sights. It's very nicely... More

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Duxbury, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband an I stayed at Machshla House for two nights upon arrival in Kenya on Qctober 2nd, 2014. We did not arrive until 11 pm and were just looking forward to a light snack before bed. However, we were encouraged to have a full dinner as it wold be “no trouble.” We were treated to a delicious soup, fresh... More

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Lagos State, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Even though my wife and I were in Macushla House three (3) years ago, our memories of Macushla is still evergreen. It was our honeymoon and we had been in Mombasa and Seychelles. We planned to spend the last two days in Nairobi before heading back home (Lagos, Nigeria). We chose Macushla because of the comments on TripAdvisor. Everyone seemed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had a delightful stay in room 6 which has its own courtyard. Room was well appointed and charming. We loved all the birds and monkeys playing. Staff was super- very nice, welcoming and friendly. Only problem: no hot water and very low water pressure. We pointed it out to staff who seemed mystified. Never got fixed and no explanation... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Have just returned to Australia from Nairobi and wanted to review Macushla whilst the whole experience was fresh in my mind. I book all my travel independently of agents and dealing with this guesthouse found all correspondence was timely, courteous and nothing was a problem. Booked airport transfer thru Macushla at a very reasonable rate and then used Peter for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed at Macushla House for four nights during August 2014. It's the ideal place to recover from a long flight, or to recharge your batteries after safaris. The rooms are well appointed, comfortable beds and good bathrooms. The staff are friendly, kind and professional, food very good, with a wide choice each day, and excellent coffee and cakes! The surrounding... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I had heard about this place from many a person. Therefore I gave it a try. And got disappointed. Big time disappointment. I mean it is just an old colonial house turned into a bland guest house and overpriced (emphasise on overpriced) drinks. You wanna know how expensive? I will let you in on that secret - $1.5 for 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*
Number of rooms: 6
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