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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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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 

Connecticut
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128 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 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 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in August and we could not have wished for lovelier accommodation. The accommodation, meals & staff were fantastic. Arriving the morning the airport burnt down and having lost our luggage, Dennis and the team could not have been more helpful & welcoming. We would definitely recommend staying here when travellling to... More 

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

We are glad you chose to stay with us and hope you enjoyed your holiday despite the challenges faced on your arrival. Thank you for the great feedback and we are happy our team and facilities made your stay memorable. We look forward to hosting you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Dubbo, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My 14 year old daughter and I stayed here in June 2013 for our first two nights in Africa! The staff where all so lovely, and the accommodation and surrounding garden just beautiful! (Especially the beds... soo confortable!) We had two of the best steaks we've ever eaten there as well, as we were told that Kenya prides itself on... More 

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

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to host you and we are happy you felt at home in House of Waine. We appreciate the kind feedback you have given us and look forward to welcoming you back home. House of Waine team. More 

Los Angeles
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed at the House of Waine after our Safari this month. The staff was gracious and the rooms were very nice. The location in Karen is near some of the nice attractions in Nairobi. We were part of a big group and took up much of the hotel. Breakfast was good and the dinners that we had at the... More 

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

We appreciate the opportunity you gave us to host your group and the encouraging feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful stay with us after your Safari and look forward to hosting you again in future. Thank you on behalf of the House of Waine team. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I can only agree with all the positive comments already written about this hotel. Room was clean, huge with balcony overlooking pool and gardens. Food was wonderful, we left before "breakfast time" but full blown cooked breakfast was put on for us. Not only is the hotel amazing, the staff are fabulous and nothing is too much trouble. Loved it....wonderful... More 

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

We were honored to host you and are happy you had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for the great feedback as we look forward to hosting you again. Thank you. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

i stayed here a couple of nights while visiting nairobi and it was clear that the staff are very proud of their hotel and the rooms are lovely very old fashioned going back in time to blixen era! i would stay again and take the family.

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

We appreciate the opportunity you gave us to host you for a few nights and are glad you had a great stay. We look forward to hosting you and your family when you are next in Nairobi. Thank you. More 

Reno, Nevada
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed at the House of Waine before and after our safari. I can't say enough nice things about this hotel. The rooms were beautiful, the food was delicious and the service was incredible. From the moment you arrive you are pampered. The grounds are gorgeous. I would highly recommend staying here. We spent our first night in Nairobi here... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us before and after your Safari, we are glad you had a wonderful time on both stays. We appreciate and are grateful for the encouraging feedback as we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Thank you. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We arrived quite late after a very long journey expecting to be immediately ushered to our room. To our surprise, we were greeted and attended to by a very alert, professional and extremely friendly staff. My first impression...gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous; and that impression stayed throughout our short stay. Everything was beyond our expectations, food, grounds and oh that marvelous staff,... More 

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

We are glad we were able to help you relax after a long trip as well as make your stay with us comfortable and enjoyable. Thank you for the great feedback as we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Nairobi. More 

Lake Tahoe (California), California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We arrived at House of Waine about 10:15 pm after a 27 hour flight from California. We were immediately made welcome. We spent two nights and enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. Beautiful grounds. The service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. We had the best Snapper we've ever eaten. Edwin, Alex, Bernard, Douglas and the entire staff were there to... More 

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Thank you for staying with us and for the great feedback. We are glad our facilities and staff made your stay relaxing and enjoyable. We look forward to hosting you on your next stay in Nairobi. More 

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