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Macushla House

3.0 of 5
Koitobos Road | PO Box 42510, Nairobi 42510, Kenya
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Macushla House
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Ranked #7 of 124 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We selected Macushla House based on the reviews we had read on Trip Advisor. On previous visits we stayed closer to the city at the Fairview and Stanley Hotels. As noted by other reviewers Macushla House is certainly in a great location for visiting the attractions of Karen. On the positive side the staff are very helpful and the meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We stayed here and were looked after by friendly staff throughout - really highly recommend. Rooms were made up many times a day and really felt more like being at home in their lovely lounge area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

A great house set in a lovely location near to Karen Blixens house, the giraffe mansion, kazuri beads, Elephant sanctury. . Great food, warm service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We stayed here in April 2012 for 4 nights. It is located within walking distance of the Giraffe Centre in Langata, and just 10-15 minutes from the National Park and the Elephant Orphanage in one direction, and Karen in the other direction. The is a feeling of old Africa about the place. Lots of dark wood, and comfy chairs. Our... More 

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MANCHESTER
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

I stayed at Macushla House for a total of 6 days and nights. Three when I first flew into Nairobi and three again coming back from Voi, Tsavo East National Park. This beautiful little guest house was recommended to me by several people and they were so right! My trip was to see my foster elephants from the David Sheldrick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Stayed here some time ago now but was the pick of the bunch of hotels/guest houses I stayed in while on a business trip to Nairobi. The 'downside' of this hotel is that it's a little out of the way being in the suburbs. But after a hectic few days in Nairobi and Lake Naivasha that was a bonus for... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We stayed at Macushla House the night before our early morning flight back to Heathrow. We had a very nice evening meal, after some gin and tonics in the bar (they have three different types of gin, which is important). I asked if I could have porridge for breakfast at 5am - this was duly organised and eagerly consumed. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

We stayed here after a 13 hour flight. Taxi found it a bit hard to find but a friendly local led us there. First impression was wow we scored! Beautiful house with amazing decor. Fresh flowers everywhere, incredible original art, very friendly staff and fantastic value for money. Do yourself a favor and stay there. Bit of a hassle getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Used this hotel in Nairobi and loved it .Small and intimate and close to all sites near the Karen district. Highly recommend this. I found out about this place from Gamewatchers USA office- with Julie's assistance, I was able to put together a private tour of Kenya and Tanzania which exceeded all my expectations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Where to start, this is a family run bed & breakfast/small guesthouse/hotel. The decor is "pre WW2 Kenyan safari". It is both charming and dated. The dark wood looks dreary during the day but comes to light at night. The rooms are a similar mix of "dated" and "modern". The bathrooms appear to have had a makeover, however, the bedroom... More 

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