My room was clean but spartan. The mosquito nets were heavy duty and romantic in their way. What made me suffer was the lukewarm to cold shower which even in November made me shudder. I loved the breakfast which was cooked to order and had fresh fruit and things like mango pancakes. The coffee was mediocre - a disappointment in a country famous for its beans. I also felt hassled when I couldn't pay for my dinner together with my room. It had to be cash and I had no more shillings!
But the garden was lovely and homey and the staff friendly and personal. So many interesting other guests. I'd go back, this time with more cash...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Gigiri Homestead is a beautiful residence that provides comfortable, convenient and quality accommodation. It is situated within the lovely suburb of Gigiri and is within walking distance of the Village Market shopping centre, UN Head Quarters and US Embassy. The house is nicely furnished and has experienced staff that are committed to making your stay in Kenya a wonderful experience. The nightly rate includes unlimited wireless internet access and a delicious complimentary buffet breakfast. Discounts are provided to guests who stay longer than 1 week. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Gigiri Homestead Hotel Nairobi