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P.O.Box 24 Nyeri, Aberdare National Park, Kenya
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Outspan Hotel
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very old establishment and in need of a dire face lift. Given the condition vs. the prices for the rooms charged, we did not stay here and only had lunch. There are nice grounds and view of Mt Kenya and those are the pros of staying here. The restaurant service was ok as was the food.

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Helsinki
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice hotel with beautiful buildings, compound and view of MtKenya. Friendly staff, good food. Rooms are spacy, but need renovation especially the shower and bathroom. For budget price good value, but for currently overpriced.

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Nairobi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my wife on 28th evening and 29th morning. The setting of the hotel is amazing however the facility seems poorly managed and hence not worth the asking price for double full accommodation of 15k for a standard room and 18k for an executive room. Am hoping the vibrance in wooing reservations can be reflected in the management levels... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Returning from Tafariya Castle we decided to have lunch at the OutSpan hotel. We decided to go for the buffet there and being a large party we asked them for different combinations. Did you know you can skip salad and dessert and ask for a lesser price? well we did and the food...well just average if you ask an indian... More 

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Nairoba, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It is a get away that will forever put on my plan when I need a place to relax with my family or friends just out of the crazyness of Nairobi . Especially on long weekends . With the cool atmosphere of the mountain around ever green surroundings it made me love life in its simplest way . Just relax... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

In 2012 I Went to Outspan hotel for lunch, on our way to Tree Tops, a Safari lodge. The lunch was very good served by friendly and helpful staff. Whilst looking around the beautiful grounds of exotic plants and watching the colourful birds, I was approached by a member of staff whom asked if I would like to visit the... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I arrived at out span on Monday at 6:45 pm after driving in a torrential downpour from Nairobi. My booking could not be found so I was assigned a new room. They said they we're upgrading me to deluxe so I felt glad. The rooms are colonial, the ambience ancient. The curtains horrendously old. The bed! It was the worst... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I spent a weekend at the outspan with some of my family members in august. The hotel in general is good on an average level......it leaves a lot to be desired.....my first room didnt have a good heating system for water but the hotel staff transferred me to a different room...though it took a while before they took action....the selection... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The reason to go to out span is to visit the final resting place of the founder of girl guides / scouts. A very special place for the worlds largest women's movement/ scouts. Enjoyed every minute. Great staff, lovely gardens, I will return, hopefully on November 2015

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AberdareSafariHotels, Public Relations Manager at Outspan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on trip advisor and good to know you enjoyed your stay at Outspan. We are glad to be associated with Founders of World Scout Movement and Paxtu that has been gazetted as a National Monument in Kenya. We look forward to hosting you In November 2015 Regards E.Nguraru More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We decided to stay here because it was a historic lodge, however it really is in a sorry state. The staff were really friendly and it is in a lovely place. We stayed in Room 11, a wonderful size looking over the garden. Very happy with the old furniture, but the sheet on the bed was too small and the... More 

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AberdareSafariHotels, Public Relations Manager at Outspan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah H, Thank you for staying in this historic hotel and we are glad that you took time to share your experience with us on Tripadviosor. We have taken note of your suggestions and have engaged the chef regarding food quality. We look forward to hosting you soon. Regards E. Nguraru More 

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Address: P.O.Box 24 Nyeri, Aberdare National Park, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Central Province > Aberdare National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 45
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