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“Great fun place in Karen” 5 of 5 stars
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Purdy Arms
61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #10 of 154 Nairobi B&B and Inns
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“Great fun place in Karen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

For the best welcome and convivial company don't miss the Purdy Arms.

Untold acres with huge views of the Ngong Hills, the Purdy offers you great meals and company on one of the largest plots in all of Karen, great for business and private stays.

And never pass up the samozas, the tomato and brie are the best in town.

Room Tip: Twiga all the way, the bath is amazing!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Beautiful surroundings, attentive florescent staff and the food is good. Most importantly the Tusker is always cold! Frequented by locals and visitors alike, the atmosphere ranges from chilled to dancing on tables. the duke box is great (if the owner will let you get there first) and the guest art work is never disappointing.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 154 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in 23 acres of Karen, a leafy suburb twenty kilometers Southwest of Nairobi, lies the Purdy Arms. With a view of the famed knuckled ridge of the Ngong Hills ("I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills" – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa), it is a relaxing place to stay. ... more   less 
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