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“Affordable and lovely place to stay in Gigiri neighborhood” 5 of 5 stars
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221 Ruaka Rd | P.O Box 10001, Nairobi 00400, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #38 of 162 Nairobi B&B and Inns
Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi
1 review
“Affordable and lovely place to stay in Gigiri neighborhood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The Karura house makes you feel at home in Nairobi with a full breakfast in the morning, snacks, tea, and a delicious dinner with greens from their gardens. The room was comfortable and offered a warm bath. The UN Complex is only a 20 minute walk away, or a 5-10 minute taxi ride. The family is wonderful, accommodating, and great company. I thoroughly recommend staying here for business trips.

Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Dear Molly,

It was a real pleasure to host you!
We look forward to welcoming you again next time you are in a Nairobi!

Warm Regards,
Karura House Family
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

A very welcoming place that will make you feel like home. Great breakfast made just for you. Beautiful and peaceful backyard. I wish I had time to enjoy the pool. Ideal if you are on a business trip for a UN conference.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review, August 1, 2013
Thank you Claire for your review.
It was a delight to host you and welcome again !

Warm Regards,

Karura House
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Additional Information about Karura House

Address: 221 Ruaka Rd | P.O Box 10001, Nairobi 00400, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 162 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Karura House is located on the hilltops of the Karura Forest with sprawling views. It is set amidst blooming gardens and is located only 5 minutes away from the UN headquarters,Village Market and numerous embassies. We have double, en-suite rooms. Breakfast is tailored to your tastes with the option of a full English breakfast or continental Breakfast. There is also unlimited access to wireless internet and access to the swimming pool facility and gardens. ... more   less 

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