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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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House of Waine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 

Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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 

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