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House of Waine

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Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights at the end of our 8 day safari around kenya, Congratulations 'The House of Waine', we had the most wonderful stay, and although it was quiet with not too many guests it was perfect for my husband and I. Nothing was too much trouble, Must complement ALL the staff, especially Mary and her team in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course in Nairobi, you can't just go for a stroll outside of a compound. The grounds were small so we basically stayed inside. We didn't see anyone use the pool - seems like it was more for looks. We didn't have any choice but to eat in the restaurant and it was only average. However, the staff were friendly... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We recently stayed at the House of Waine for 5 nights during a 2 week trip to Kenya. The hotel is an oasis of calm in a beautiful location. We were looked after superbly by a wonderful team at the hotel. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are beautifully furnished and have large, spacious bathrooms. The common areas in... 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 are glad you chose to stay with us, liked our rooms and had a memorable stay. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. House of Waine team. More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

A lovely surprise, better than expected. The checkin and reception was pleasant, the rooms are spacious, breakfasts good and the staff friendly. The gardens are wonderful and the pool is inviting. I felt secure in the grounds. Excellent value for money. I look forward returing.

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and your kind feedback on our facilities and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, found our staff friendly, enjoyed your meals and also found our grounds nice and secure. We all look forward to your next visit. Thank you. For House of Waine team. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed here for one night, on 19 January 2015, before flying out on safari- absolutely stunning hotel. Lovely grounds, fabulous themed rooms- we stayed in the 'safari' room. The staff could not have treated us better, really lovely people. They knew that we were getting married on safari so treated us to a private meal in front of a... 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 and congratulations! We appreciate your kind feedback and are glad you enjoyed your meals with us, the service and also liked the Safari room. We hope to get the opportunity to serve you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I visited the House of Waine one morning with my little girl to see a friend who was staying there. From the gate to the restaurant, we were treated like kings. The staff and management offered exceptional service. The entire staff went far and beyond and exceeded our expectations. Bravo Steve the Manager! I will recommend House of Waine to... More 

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

It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad you and your daughter had a great time visiting your friend. We are happy we met your expectations and hope to host you again in future. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I thought this place was beautiful. The room I had was immense, and I could fit a whole class of students in the bathroom. I was impressed with everything about the House of Waine. The staff, the food, and the decor were exceptional. The bed was luxury, had the best night's sleep.

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

Thank you for staying with us and the great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the food, service and found our staff and decor exceptional. We hope to host you again on your next visit to Nairobi House of Waine team. More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Very enjoyable though short stay in July last year, 2014. I'm looking forward to a return visit tomorrow, February 2015! My travel agent, Safari Consultants, told everyone I stayed with last year that I was celebrating my 80th birthday and I was presented with a birthday cake at each..... On arrival at the House of Waine the chef had made... More 

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

Dear Carol, Thank you for your kind feedback, it was a pleasure hosting you again and we hope you had a wonderful stay albeit a brief one. We are all looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit and hope you had an enjoyable trip. House of Waine team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We loved this amazing place. It is close to all the attractions in Karen. Everything about this establishment is well thought through for your comfort and enjoyment. The rooms have everything you need and beautifully decorated. Serene surroundings - the gardens and birds are a delight. Despite the pool being heated it was still a bit too cold for us... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and your kind feedback on our facilities and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and also found time to enjoy the various attractions around us. We are happy that your stay with us was one of the highlights in your trip and look forward to hosting you again on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

House of Waine is located in a lovely residential area in Karen. The service is excellent - very warm and welcoming. You will feel great comfort if you are just traveling in from distant countries. The food is healthy and very well prepared. They wash the vegetables with bottled water to be sure it is safe for guests. The rooms... 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 are happy you found our team warm and welcoming, enjoyed your meals with us and found our rooms comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team. More 

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