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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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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Gerringong, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the front gate to the reception, the staff were proactive and ahead of their clients. It was nice to be pampered. Great food to boot. In Nairobi, where pools are cold, their was shallow enough to allow the water to warm during the day.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for your very kind feedback. We happily note that we made your stay memorable and that you enjoyed our heated pool, food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back. House Of Waine team. More

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at House of Waine over Easter weekend 2014 with my family including young infant. Very pleased with service; food was excellent. Only suggestion I would make is more soap and shampoo in the bathrooms please...I stayed in Malaika Suite. We were all very well catered for including your very young guest. We will be back!!!!

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

Thank you for staying with us during the Easter weekend. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed our food and services. We appreciate your kind feedback and have taken you suggestion in to consideration. We hope to host you again in the near future. House Of Waine team. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our first day in Kenya at The House of Waine. It is a comfortable facility with large rooms and good food and service. The best aspect of the hotel is the great location which is central to a variety of great activities in Karen (a suburb of Nairobi). We spent a full day exploring the area before heading... More

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

Thank you for staying with us on your first night in Kenya on your way to Safari. We are happy you found our rooms comfortable, food and service good and also found time enjoy the various attractions nearby. We hope you had a wonderful vacation and look forward to hosting you again. House Of Waine team. More

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be a piece of heaven in Nairobi. We were upgraded to the suite, and wow, what a stunning room, very large and comfortable with a superb balcony. The hotel also has a large swimming pool and beautiful gardens. It is located in a quiet and pretty area of Nairobi with easy access to local attractions. The restaurant is... More

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

We were honored to host you at House Of Waine and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your very kind feedback, we happily note that you enjoyed your meals and wines with us, the beautiful gardens, service and also found time to enjoy some of the numerous attractions nearby. We look forward to hosting you again on... More

Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended our safari vacation at the House of Waine. It was an unexpected stop for us but provided a nice break before heading home. The staff is incredibly gracious and went out of their way to make us comfortable. For example our departing flight was schedule to leave very late in the day, and the manager gave us the... More

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

Thank you for staying with us at the end of your Safari vacation, we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that we made your stay comfortable. We are glad we could assist on your day of departure and highly appreciate your kind feedback. We all look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House Of... More

Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for just one night in July. The Room was Huge & perfect with the exception of a small fault on the shower head which sprayed water everywhere other than that couldn't fault it. If I went back to Nairobi would stay here without a doubt. Friendly staff and nice Breakfast.

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

It was a pleasure hosting you, we are glad you found our staff friendly and enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind feedback which we have taken to consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House Of Waine team. More

Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the House of Waine. The rooms, meals and service were all impeccable. A perfect beginning to our safari. Fantastic location for visiting Daphe Sheldrick Trust as well as Giraffe Center and Karen Blixen house. We would stay here again. With mounting security concerns in Kenya - especially on the coast and in Nairobi, the House of Waine feels... More

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

Thank you for staying with us on your way to Safari, we are happy you found our meals and service impeccable, enjoyed your Swahili lessons and also found time to enjoy the various attractions nearby. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. House Of Waine team. More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night in the House of Waine during our Kenya Honeymoon Travel and we loved this small, personal house with the lovely people, beautiful environment, tasteful, romantical rooms and absolute calmness. We liked everything about this hotel and can recommend it with all our heart!

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

It was a pleasure hosting you on your honeymoon, thank you for choosing House of Waine. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you. 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*
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