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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
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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 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

Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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

Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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

Portland, Oregon
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93 reviews 93 reviews
33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Tired and waiting a few days for our flight, we relaxed in the comforts of the House of Waine. We enjoyed the warm and accommodating service and the comfortable accommodations. The atmosphere is very quiet. Located in the upscale suburb of Karen, we felt secure but a little isolated. The Karen Blixen museum and the Giraffe Center are close by... More

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

Thank you for staying with us, we are happy you found our services warm and accommodating, and our rooms comfortable. We hope you had a good rest before your flight and we have taken note of your feedback, which we highly appreciate. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. Thank you. House Of Waine team. More

Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As we know, Nairobi is a dangerous place. I booked House of Waine because it is outside of the city. It is a romantic, relaxing, oasis with a very short drive to the Karen Blixen House, Giraffe center, and Sheldrick Elephant orphanage. The bedrooms and bathrooms were amazingly clean, and they even put hot water bottles in your bed each... More

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Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and found time to enjoy the various attractions nearby. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you. House Of Waine team. More

Melbourne
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 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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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you and your family at House of Waine. Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, started off your Safari well and hope you had a great time. We all look forward to hosting you again on your next stay in Nairobi. House... More

Mission Viejo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and for your kind feedback, it is very encouraging. We highly appreciate your support and are glad that you enjoy our services whenever you stay with us including the accommodation, food and the service offered by our staff. We all look forward to warmly welcoming you back to your special place. House Of... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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 June 29, 2014

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

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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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