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“From Sunita Vancouver Canada"Amazing"” 5 of 5 stars
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Casa Bella Suites
95 Albezia Drive | Runda Mumwe, Nairobi 00621, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)   |  
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“From Sunita Vancouver Canada"Amazing"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The bed and breakfast style hotel was perfect accommodation for a stay in Nairobi. The rooms were extremely spacious and clean. It had very beautiful views of coffee plantations, the pool areas is very relaxing and clean. The security is very good it felt very safe.The kitchen was well equipped , daily breakfast was yummy everyday the cooks made us whatever we wanted and the staff were very friendly and kind. Indy is amazing he took VERY good care of all of us and he assisted with everything and anything we required. WE LOVE CASA BELLA!!!!

Room Tip: All the rooms are great!!!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Excellent, simple and peaceful. Out of town (a genuine bonus) with good security and friendly, helpful staff. Very relaxed attitude and casual - just what was needed after stuffy and formal meetings. Indy (mein host) is a man of great quality: engaging, funny, ludicrously helpful and nothing, nothing, nothing is too much trouble. Need a taxi to Lake Naivasha? Indy has a few tame taxi drivers and will get you the best possible price (saved me 50%). Fancy a night out? He will send you to the best spots (like Electric Avenue ... blimey) or a decent restaurant.
He is just finishing construction of a small gym and this will augment the simple facilities. Thoroughly recommended for business, especially to the UN, and as a base for business or visits to Nairobi but it would be best as a stopover for families as there is little to do for kids. I would recommend you fly in to the airport, rest here for a day or two then head off for your adventure in Naivasha etc then rest up here again before you fly home.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the pool - if you have toddlers then get one on the ground floor!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This was my second time in Casa Bella. Initially I had my stay booked at a different place. But having had an excellent stay and experienced an outstanding hospitality in Casa Bella during my previous stay in Nairobi in March, I could not help but go back to Casa Bella after a few days spent at the "other place". I just think that whatever I write will not do justice to Indy's (owner) hospitality. To me, Casa Bella is not "a hotel", rather it is family. It is my Home in Kenya.
Keep it up Indy. and many thanks!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Great accommodation - clean, spacious and very, very comfortable. Wonderful hospitality extended by Indy and his entire family... even the little ones! Attentive care from all the staff. All this AND the little touches like the mobile 'phone and SIM card, arranging transport and offering lifts and the soya milk pushed this from a very good experience to a great one.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

I stayed here for a week as I was on a work trip. If you are coming to Nairobi on UN work, the house is not walking distance from the compound, but Indy, the host, arranges transportation for you.

This is a very, very beautiful house with a home-like feel to it. All rooms are extremely tastefully furnished and the silence and tranquility is priceless.

The hosts are extremely hospitable, it feels good to come back there after a long day of work or just touring around the city.

100% recommended.

Room Tip: Choose a room facing the beautiful turquoise pool. You have a very nice balcony and a priceless view...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dakar, Senegal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

The Casa Bella is situated in a very quite surrounding. The hospitality is worth to be mentioned. The owner and his wife take care of you from early in the morning till late in the evening. Transport to city and the airport is no problem for them. Just a call and the taxi is waiting at the front door.
And if you are hungry in the evening and you do not like to go out anymore, Indy's wife is a very good cook.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

A very comfortably stay with great hospitality. The Case Bella Suites were very clean and comfortable, and the proprietor Indy was most hospitable. Some people working in the tourism business go on courses to learn hospitality, but Indy and his wife are naturals. Having travelled a lot and worked in the tourism business myself for a while, my stay at the Case Bella was probably one of my best accommodation experiences. The secret - genuine hospitality coupled with good facilities. I would have no hesitation in booking the Casa Bella again and would relish the opportunity to share a drink and meal with Indy and his family again.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Casa Bella Suites

Address: 95 Albezia Drive | Runda Mumwe, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 92 Specialty lodging in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A lovely Swahili style house with 13 fully furnished and serviced Studio rooms tastefully decorated with wild wood double beds, kitchenettes, full Bathrooms, Seating and dining for two. Each room is en-suite and has a Fridge, 24/7 Tea/Coffee station, 32" LCD wall mounted TV with DSTV channels, High-speed Wireless Internet, Seating for two and Study table. Casa Bella is a family run facility catering primarily for the discerning International traveler and diplomatic Community. Our facilities range from Hotel style rooms to fully furnished and serviced 2 Bed roomed Cottages. We strive to provide personal and friendly service promoting a warm and homely atmosphere. ... more   less 
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