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House of Waine

Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first night in Africa could not have been more perfect. This boutique hotel is quite gorgeous and an oasis in an otherwise very frenetic city. Our rooms (the Safari and then??) were perfect for a family of four and we felt completely at home due to the beautiful and understated service from Dennis, Maurice, Robert, Mary and all the... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually first stayed at the House of Waine at the end of a very hectic and busy safari. I had a large group and just wanted to unwind and relax. I was pooped!! The moment the driver took me through the gates of this property I knew instantly that this place was very special! I really do love it... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House of Waine is a charming beautiful boutique hotel that allows you to have that quiet refreshing alone time with your partner in a homely fashion. It was lovely of them to go out of their way to set up romantic scenarios for us mmhmmm. If you want to experience the hustle and bustle of Nairobi, you can always hire... More

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

Thank you for staying with us, we were very pleased and honored to host you. We are glad you found our staff professional, our meals delicious and enjoyed your stay. We have taken note that the swimming pool was not heated to expectation and also that you would have preferred meals spicy, this will help us improve. We look forward... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second stay at the house of Waine and it does not disappoint. Same excellent staff and such lovely genuine, friendly welcome back. Rooms are excellent, everything you need and fresh Kenyan coffee with a plunger, the home cooked biscuits are lovely touch. You will not be disappointed if you choose The House of Waine. So nice to... More

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

It was indeed a pleasure welcoming you back and we are glad we made your stay enjoyable once again. We highly appreciate your polite feedback and look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. Thank you. House of Waine team. More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Amazing staff, great rooms, luxuriously decorated, the food was awesome, the reading material in the rooms relevant and FREE mini -bar!! Luxury worth your money. Great place for couples and easily accessible

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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. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are all happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you again soon. House of Waine team. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Lovely small hotel with beautiful grounds. Being located in Karen it is convenient to many tourist destinations -- Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Sanctuary etc. without having to endure the congestion in downtown Nairobi. Due to location (taxi's not sitting out front) I would suggest organizing ground transportation in advance. Hotel arranged airport transfers for us and probably could arrange for... More

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and for the kind feedback, it was a pleasure hosting you. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and took time to enjoy some of the attractions in the Karen area. Indeed we can organize transfers and hired cars within 15 minutes. House of Waine team. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

This place is lovely. Old colonial style and full of great furniture. Very quiet which suited us nicely. The staff are great and the food was good. It seemed to be quite low occupancy which meant their was a slight lack of atmosphere but this is a minor issue. The only thing I would question is the extra $90 they... More

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

It was a pleasure hosting you and we highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are glad your family and you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the food and service offered. As a policy children below 02 years stay free of charge while from 3 to 11 years a 50% charge applies hence the extra charge. We all... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stayed one night after a long flight from USA, arrived late night and they could not be more welcoming. With drinks and snacks and made us feel right at home at the late hour. Next morning had a nice walk around the wonderful grounds with pool and mornings sounds of the birds etc. Had a nice breakfast before we... More

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

It was a pleasure hosting you at House of Waine and we are happy your stay with us was comfortable. We appreciate your kind feedback and hope you had a great safari. We all look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay in Nairobi. House of Waine team. More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My significant other and I have made it a tradition to spend 9th April at House of Waine, Nairobi for her birthday. The management and staff of House of Waine have exceeded our expectations for the last 5 years with their fantastic service, thoughtfulness, extra step, amazing foods and excellent decor. Without going into details of naming the excellent staff,... More

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

Thank you for staying with us again, it was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad we made your stay memorable. We highly appreciate your kind feedback and continued support, and look forward to your next stay. Thank you. House of Waine team. More

Virginia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here one night on way to safari camps. Nice place, decent room, nice grounds with pool. Dinner only OK (below safari camp quality). Breakfast good. Didn't need staff, but don't remember them. No cocktail hour or particular ambiance. We were only people staying there, so maybe that was a factor.

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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 and we highly appreciate your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our facilities and breakfast. We have also taken into consideration your feedback on dinner. We hope to host you again on your next stay in Nairobi. 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): $$$
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