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Macushla House

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Koitobos Road | PO Box 42510, Nairobi 42510, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Macushla House is a small hotel in the very pretty suburb Karen in Nairobi. Its only a stone throw away from the Giraffe Centre and other attractions of Karen. The rooms are spacious, nice furnished and the whole hotel feels intimate, like being at a home.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

We stayed at Macushla House at then end of our Safari. Itis such a lovely unusual house and we wished we had been able to stay longer. It's in a very safe area of Nairobi and really close the the Giraffe Sanctuary. We had an evening meal which was excellant and they were extremely kind in making us breakfast at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Spent 3 nights at Macushla House just prior to going on safari and had an absolutely fantastic time! This is an intimate B&B with only 6 rooms, great meals, lovely people looking after you and there seemed to always be someone interesting to have dinner with. The gardens are lovely and the vervet monkeys scampering across the roof add their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Chose this bed and breakfast because of it's proximity to the Giraffe Center, which is a not to be missed attraction in Karen, a nice suburb of Nairobi. I've stayed in downtown Nairobi and frankly feel uncomfortable there alone when I'm outside of my hotel. From Macushla, the walk to the giraffe center was easy and unbothered. The pool was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

I booked the cottage at Macushla House for some friends on their first night in Kenya. The owners and staff could not have been more helpful and generous. Macushla is a gem - a tranquil and beautifully designed oasis in Nairobi.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

Macushla is located in the Keren neighborhood, which is the "Beverly Hills" of Nairobi and near to the Elephant orphanage, Kazuri bead factory and Karen Blixen house. The hotel was a bit of a letdown compared to the other hotels I had stayed at for my safari in Kenya. I would have stayed another night at Giraffe Manor but they... More

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Birmingham, Al
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

We stayed here at the end of our safari, as many guests seem to do. Wish we could have stayed longer. The house/hotel is located in Karen not far from the Karen Blixen (Out of Africa) Museum and walking distance to the Giraffe rescue center. Our hosts made us feel like we were their most important guests. One guest we... More

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Windsor, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

We spent our first night In Kenya at Macushla House after spending our first memorable day visiting the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Nairobi National Park. It was all very easy and most enjoyable. Macushla House was a beautiful and almost magical place. All the decor conjured up images of wild safaris. We arrived early in the morning before check-in... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Our one night stay in Macushla House in Nairobi was very nice. The owners were gracious, the decor & gardens beautiful, the rooms well-appointed and comfortable, and the food was excellent. The timing of our flights did not allow us to visit any sights nearby, such as the Karen Blixen Museum or the Kazuri bead factory, which I'm certain we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

We only had a brief overnight stay but wish we had been there longer.. fantastic service, lovely room. Lounge area had a roaring fire, current selection of papers and magazines and the dinner was also very good. Highly recommended!

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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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