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Aberdare Cottages & Campsite

Nairobi-Thika-Muranga-Kangema Road | Njumbi Road, Gacharageini, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

A regular visitor to Aberdare Cottages, I spent this last weekend there with a dozen pals. As always, Aberdare Cottages was an idyllic place to hangout and recharge from the hustles of life. The reception, meals and rooms were excellent. The newly completed fishing lodge bungalows, which are nestled next to the Mathioya river, were a very relaxing place to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had been there to celebrate out Valentine vacation. It is a really nice place with nature all around and make you remember your childhood days of villages. We stayed in Self catering Banda near Riverside. and it was amazing experience there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We have just returned from a long weekend at the Aberdare Cottages and Campsite. As a group of 12, it would have been easy to understand if staff were overwhelmed at check in. This was certainly not the case, and we were quickly given our set of keys to the self-catered and riverside cottages, a few minutes drive away from... More 

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1 Thank Mtende710
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I got Aberdares cottages link from a from a friend and felt in love with the place instantly. I made a quick plan to visit, The views on the way is stunning. On arrival we were welcomed very well and we instantly felt at home. We then set out for a long hike, John the hotel guide, is amazing. Although... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The location is amazing and is an excellent place to unwind, given the fact it is just 2-3hrs drive from Nairobi, gives more time to be spent in the resort rather than on the road. Zack and his staff are very warm and welcoming, their service is very nice. We had a great weekend in the location. The food was... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I had a shockingly nice experience with place. Let me tell you this place is nurtured by purest love and affection of ZAC and his dedicated staffs. It is surrounded by amazing tea plantation and river for tilapia fishing. The air is so much pure and ambiance is heavenly, untouched by human invasion. Everything in this cottage has been carefully... More 

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1 Thank Tanveer M
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a superb resort located in the Tea zone in Kangema. It is less than two hours from Nairobi. The food is freshly prepared and the personnel are very attentive to detail. The environment is serene ,only the chirping of birds is to be heard. Its definitely a nice place to unwind over the weekend.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I chose Aberdare Cottages as the place of choice to surprise my girlfriend, Nancy on her birthday. We spent the whole weekend there and ooh my...the place was beyond our expectations and my lady could not help shedding tears of joy. The staff was amazing planned everything to perfection and they even surprised me too. The hiking down river Mathioya... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had heard about Aberdare Cottages and Camping site and decided to check it out. This turned out to be one of the best decisions we made. Aberdare cottages is Zac and Zac is Aberdare Cottages. From the moment we drove to the compound on a wet afternoon, we were warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. The atmosphere,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A few hours outside Nairobi, this was salad for the soul. Clean, cool mountain air, beautiful views across a valley and a magnificent river teeming with fish (apparently). It was the perfect antidote to Nairobi's traffic-choked charms. Food for the table, unfortunately, proved a bit harder to find. I'd hoped to catch supper in the river, but not so much... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Aberdare Cottages a Romantic Countryside retreat in Muranga County Central Kenya. Located 130kms from the City of Nairobi and 45Km from Nyeri ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aberdare Cottages & Campsite

Address: Nairobi-Thika-Muranga-Kangema Road | Njumbi Road, Gacharageini, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Central Province > Gacharageini
Price Range: $45 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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