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House of Waine

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
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Burton on Trent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the House of Waine for 3 nights prior to and 3 nights post safari. From the moment we walked in the door at around 2am to the moment we left we could not fault the rooms, food, service and ambience. We stayed in the Safari room at first and when we returned from our visit to the... More

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The House of Waine is a lovely place to stay in Nairobi. It could be anywhere. They catered wonderfully to my family's fat-free vegan diet and my problems with Gluten. The African art and staff are the only reminders that you are actually in Africa, everything is so well put together. They did seem to have a problem with their... More

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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221 reviews 221 reviews
90 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good well, presented hotel in which we had two very comfortable nights prior to a safari. The staff could not have been more pleasant and helpful and we would happily recommend this hotel just outside the centre of Nairobi.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us for two nights as you headed to Safari. We are glad your stay with us was comfortable and appreciate your encouraging feedback and recommendation. We hope to host you again on your next visit to Nairobi. House Of Waine team. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

House of Waine was the perfect welcome to Africa and starting point to our honeymoon safari adventure. We arrived late at night and HoW welcomed us warmly with a private rose petal-decorated dinner (at 11pm!). The staff was extremely warm and attentive and our suite was lovely. We woke to birds singing in their lovely garden and had a spectacular... More

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you on your honeymoon and first night in Africa. Thank you for staying with us, we are happy you enjoyed your romantic dinner, service and stay in our honeymoon suite. We appreciate you kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you on your next trip. House of Waine team. More

Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in Karen, Nairobi's most elegant neighbourhood, House of Waine is a charming oasis. This was a great place to spend our first night in Africa. Our group of six friends was greeted by the entire staff, and welcomed with a festive juice drink. Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated in African style, with an elegant complete bath (two... More

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We appreciate your compliments and are glad your stay with us was memorable. We are happy you enjoyed our African cuisine and Swahili lessons and also found time to enjoy the various attractions nearby. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House Of Waine team. More

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for working lunch, spacious and not too board-room like meeting space available. Very friendly staff. Will definitely visit again. I did not get a chance to spend in the very splendid rooms but got a tour of the property.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad you found time to see our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you again, hopefully for an overnight stay. House Of Waine team. More

London, UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were in Nairobi for 24 hours at the end of our recent Africa trip and stayed here. The house is charming and the rooms large and beautifully decorated; the staff is friendly and helpful and it's very well located in the Karen neighbourhood, where you find a lot of the most obvious tourist attractions in Nairobi.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent visit to Nairobi. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and also the various attractions in the Karen area. We look forward to hosting you again on your next trip. House Of Waine team. More

Melbourne
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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a delightful place in which to spend two nights in Nairobi! Our lovely, very spacious room was richly furnished, tasteful and had a small balcony. The bathroom was a reasonable size with a separate bath and shower. This 11 bedroom establishment has very attractive grounds to wander around and various areas to sit and relax including an upstairs terrace... More

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip to Nairobi. We are glad to have hosted you and appreciate your encouraging feedback. We are happy you liked your room, enjoyed our service and had a memorable 02 days stay with us. We hope to host you again on your next trip. House Of Waine team. More

Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights before going on safari. Very friendly and attentive staff, beautiful room (Manyatta) and good food. We had breakfast and dinner. A nice boutique hotel away from the bustle of Central Niarobi.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you on your way to Safari and thank you for your kind feedback. We happily note that you enjoyed your stay with us, liked your room and that we were friendly and attentive. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Nairobi. Thank you. House Of Waine team. More

Gerringong, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

After a hectic two weeks in South Africa and preparing for our Safari trip to Tanzania etc this was the ideal place to take a deep breath. So quiet, only a limited number of rooms/guests and fantastic staff, it was so refreshing. The only thing that could be better, would be to be there in the warmer months and you... More

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine on your recent stay in Nairobi, we are glad you had a good rest with us after Safari. We appreciate your kind feedback and have noted for action that the water pressure in your room was not sufficient. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House Of Waine team. More

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Address: Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — House of Waine 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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