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Sandai Homestay & Cottages

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P.O. Box 1518, Nyeri 10100, Kenya
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Sandai Homestay & Cottages
Ranked #1 of 6 Nyeri B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Middlebury, Vermont
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband daughter and I only had one night at Sandai, but wish we had planned for a longer stay. We were the only guests, had a lovely cottage and had our meals with Petra, which made it even more special. Peaceful, beautiful, nice staff and great dogs.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My partner and I went to Sandai for a weekend away from Nairobi. It was incredibly calm, peaceful and beautiful. We stayed in the Zawadi self-catering cottage (but arranged dinner at the lodge one night - convenient to have both options). We woke up each morning with a perfect view of the peaks of Mt Kenya just outside our window.... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Every few years I spend several weeks in Nyeri and always try to spend a week-end or 2 at Sandai. Being there is perfect bliss. I always stay in one of the original rooms and spend hours sitting on my little porch enjoying the peace and beauty and, in the mornings, drinking coffee and nibbling on biscuits. The food is... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We lived in Kenya and loved this place. Petra is amazing and the place is amazing. Her advice is truly valuable and she knows where and when to be here or there. Although we knew what we wanted to do we listened and learned a lot from her years of living there. The food and accommodations were amazing. Her son... More

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Luyksgestel, The Netherlands
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed here 2 nights. It was like you was family to them. Eating all together that's what you don't expect but was so nice. The lunch was not what I like so they made me a separate one and asked me what I wanted at the dinner and that for both days. So friendly. When we came home from... More

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Moerlenbach, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Relax, enjoy and feel at home! I can highly recommand an excursion to Solio to watch both Black and White Rhino in an amazing landscape. Experience a guided horseback safari meeting Zebras, giraffes and antelopes. Don't forget to have a look in the gift shop.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I've been here twice, and both times Petra has simply outdone herself with hospitality. She goes above and beyond to make sure that you feel absolutely at home in the lodge, providing massive quantities of treats, caffeinated beverages, toys, games, and nature guides in English and German. The rooms are very private and utterly gorgeous. I stayed in the self-catered... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We went twice at Sandai and we loved it! We keep talking about it to all our friends and they are as enthusiastic as us after they went there. Petra is such a wonderful lady and her farm is a paradise: organic garden, bird watching, etc. The breakfast is unforgettable. You can seat on big couches in the living room... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

As good neighbour of sandai,i have been visiting the beautiful sandai for football matches.PETRA THE OWNER ,is a very kind lady and loving one.these are kind of activities that we people of this area makes us proud of sandai.horse rinding and very clear view of mt.kenya and aberdare ranges are beautiful staffs you can enjoy when you are in sandai.my... More

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the Hague
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

I stayed two nights at Sandai with my parents, wife and four year old son. We had an excellent time, and felt very much at home. We chose the full board option and enjoyed it very much. Very good food, real home cooking, no fancy stuff, but good choice and selection. Rooms were well thought out, enough room, good bathroom,... More

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Address: P.O. Box 1518, Nyeri 10100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Central Province > Nyeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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