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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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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Thank BeautifulH0tel
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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170 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 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 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a perfect get away place in Nairobi yet with a feel of "away from the city" hustles & bustles. Food is fantastic, service is on point & the facility very well maintained. Was there for our wedding anniversary & the staff went out of their way to make the stay worth remembering...Thanks & we will be back :)

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1 Thank lily m
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you on your wedding anniversary and are happy we made your stay memorable. We appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to your next stay. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Switzerland
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We returned again to House of Waine in December 2013. Our flight from Zurich was late, the airport was in chaos because it was the night before the Independence Célébrations and there was a power cut - we were in the pitch dark. It was pouring with rain and thousands of people were waiting for friends/family to arrive at the... More 

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1 Thank softySwitzerland
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

We were happy to welcome you back to House of Waine and are glad you had a great stay with us after a long trip. We all hope the rest of your holiday was enjoyable and look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay in Nairobi. Thank you for your kind feedback. House of Waine team. More 

Bucks
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We arrived late in the evening but the staff ,including the chef had stayed to welcome us and prepare food. It's a beautiful boutique hotel with 11 rooms in lovely grounds, with a swimming pool and located in Karen a suburb of Nairobi close to all the attractions like the Giraffe and Elephant sanctuaries and the Karen Blixan museum. We... 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 on your 25th anniversary and are happy that you had a special time and enjoyed our services and meals. Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to hosting you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Sydney
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My husband and I, along with our two teenage sons, stayed at House of Waine for 2 nights in January. We could not have made a better choice in terms of location as it is so close to all the attractions that Karen has to offer. The accommodation was beautiful and spacious. It felt like an oasis after the hustle... More 

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1 Thank kanga4
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a pleasure hosting you and your family, we are glad you enjoyed your two nights stay with us. We highly appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay in Nairobi. House of Waine team. More 

South Orange, New Jersey
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I wish we had stayed with House of Waine for a few more days. We had a hectic schedule and it was always nice to arrive back to the oasis of relaxation away from hustle & bustle of Nairobi. Despite an annoying incident with a taxi driver referred by the hotel, our needs were met expeditiously and in a friendly... More 

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Thank Albert N
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Dear Albert, It was a pleasure hosting you and your family at House of Waine and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind feedback, we all appreciate it and also take note of the inconvenience caused by the taxi transfer. We look forward to hosting you again on your next trip. House of... More 

Fort Smith, Arkansas
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My wife and I spent two nights at the House of Waine this past January. The House of Waine is located in Karen, a residential suburb of Nairobi. Our flight from London didn't arrive in Nairobi until 9:50PM and it was after 11:00PM before we arrived at the House of Waine. The staff, including cooks, were waiting for us and... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, we are glad you had a great experience with us. We highly appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay in Nairobi. House of Waine team. More 

Taradale, Napier, New Zealand
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74 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We only stayed here one night in September 2013 before we embarked on our trip to the Masai Mara. Hotel was impeccable. Grounds were well groomed and staff were fantastic. We were welcomed to the House of Waine and felt at home. Rooms were spacious, well appointed and we had a lovely view over the grounds. We wished we had... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you had a wonderful safari. We look forward to hosting you again, hopefully for 02 or more nights. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

What a wonderful small, professionally run hotel. Thank you House of Waine management and staff for looking after me so well. Nothing here is to much trouble for this team. My room, Manyatta was perfect, it has everything a girl needed, mirrors and light all in the right places for hair and makeup! I have no problem in recommending this... More 

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Thank Joanne W
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Dear Joanne, It was indeed a pleasure for us to host you at House of Waine and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind feedback which is very encouranging to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. House of Waine team. More 

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