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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 October 29, 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Luxurious grounds....quiet and serene setting just outside of Nairobi in Karen. Just where you want to be to see the best of Nairobi..David Sheldricks, Karen Blixen, Kazuri Bead factory, Flip flop recycle factory...all within a few miles. Perfect stop before or after your safari. Large, spacious rooms with top of the line amenities. Staff is impeccable! Food was delicious! Felt... More 

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

We happily note that you enjoyed your stay with us and found time to explore the beautiful spots around Karen. The whole House of Waine team appreciate your kind feed back and look forward to your next stay. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stopped here for one night after Safari and before heading off to Zanzibar. The staff could not have made us feel more welcome and even set up a private dinner for us as we were on our honeymoon. The room was fantastic and both meals we ate there were delicious. The grounds are lovely and the hotel seemed to... More 

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

It was a great pleasure to host you during your honeymoon and the whole team highly appreciates your kind feedback. Thank you for choosing us and we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for one night during our stopover from the Masai Mara to the Seychelles as part of our honeymoon and we're very impressed by the hotel and grounds. The hotel is situated in an upscale area of Nairobi with an amazing garden and pool. The restaurant was also good as we enjoyed the lunch (reasonably priced for a high... More 

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

We were honored to host you during your honeymoon and are happy you had a memorable experience with us. Thank you for your kind remarks and we look to welcoming you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We spent one night at House of Waine as we started our safari vacation. The staff is beyond outstanding in their attention to detail. Arriving late, they insisted it was no problem to ensure we had an excellent dinner. The waiter and cook came in two hours early the next morning to make sure we had a full breakfast prior... More 

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

We are glad you chose House of Waine for your brief stay before safari and thank you for your kind comments. We are happy to have made your stay memorable and look forward to welcoming you again. House of Waine team. More 

Nanyuki, Kenya
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

For business but far more enjoyable if it is for pleasure, the House of Waine is a haven in what can only be described as a chaotic city. The hotel is situated in Karen, close to all the activities that one would want to enjoy during a stay in Nairobi (the Elephant Orphange, Giraffe Centre, Kazuri Beads, Matbronze, Utamuduni, Tanamabo... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate that though traveling on business, you created time to enjoy the wonderful spots in the hotel and the Karen area. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the House of Waine and were lucky enough to be allocated the largest room which was fabulous. All the staff in the total were brilliant, so helpful. The food at the hotel was just perfect. In addition we visited the local attractions, the elephant orphanage, the giraffe sanctuary and the Karen Blixen museum. All fantastic. We were... 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 appreciate the great feedback. We are happy you spend two nights with us, enjoyed your stay and also took time to enjoy the lovely spots Karen has to offer. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to Nairobi. More 

Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
31 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spent only one night at House of Waine at the outset of our recent two week photo safari....and wish it had been longer! The property is exquisite, the rooms were lovely, our breakfast was wonderful, and the service absolutley outstanding! We hated leaving the next morning. If we travel to Nairobi again we wouldn't even consider staying elsewhere.

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

Thank you for staying with us during your recent photo safari and the encouraging feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your brief stay and hope to host you for longer during your next visit to Nairobi. Thank you. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

we had a long slow journey from the airport after along flight through heavy Sunday traffic, but it was very pleasant when we got there. Our room looked over the garden and was large and comfortable. There was a good sized swimming pool and we could stroll around the grounds. Dinner was indifferent but breakfast okay. The staff were friendly... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, we are happy you enjoyed your stay and were able to rest after a long trip. We greatly appreciate your feedback and look forward to hosting you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We are just back from staying at the House of Waine for 2 nights (one each on either end of a trip to Zanzibar). In itself its an absolutely beautiful hotel and you cant believe you are that close to a major city. we've stayed elsewhwere in Nairobi and the House of Waine is simply beautiful in comparison. The gardens... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a great pleasure hosting you and we highly appreciate the feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay were able to experience our various services and facilities including the Honeymoon suite. We eagerly await completion of the road to the Airport which we understand is scheduled for completion soon as this... More 

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114 reviews 114 reviews
77 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beautiful African décor in an old-world atmosphere, characterize this hotel. The rooms are spacious and well-equipped. The setting is green and quiet. The service was very good. Wifi in the reception was fine while we were there.

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and we highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to 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): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — House of Waine 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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