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African Heritage House

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The African Heritage House overlooking the Nairobi National Parkis described by the prestigious Architectural Digest as " a vision of usefulness informed by the African genius for decoration" Designed by American Alan Donovan, the house is a combination of architectural styles from across the continent. Tours of the house interior reveal the beauty of Africa's art and crafts.
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Great View
Romantic
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Full view
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Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport5 mi
Wilson Airport10 mi
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

An impressive African art and textile collection displayed esthetically in a magnificient Mali inspired adobe home. Alan willingly shares his deep knowledge of tribal arts and crafts. This experience should not be missed by anyone who appreciates and enjoys learning more about African art. It...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Vida J
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved the tour of the house. Alan has the most amazing collection of African artefacts beautifully displayed in the house. The guide or Alan can passionately tell you any details you want to know about the often historic artefacts. I also had a...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank _Mags_NL
Reviewed December 10, 2016

After 6 years spent in this beautiful country, we coudn't leave without visiting this well known and amazing house. We were not desappointed! The house and Alan's collection of african art is wonderful! Our guide was very knowlegeable and lunch on the terrace facing Nairobi...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank maria d
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We had such a fabulous experience including lunch and great conversation with Alan. You must call ahead and make plans for this private tour. Definitely a highlight not to be missed. The views and authentic artifacts he's collected are amazing. What a tasty lunch his...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Lori H
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Visiting the African Heritage House, meeting and having lunch with Alan Donovan had been one of the most memorable trips I ever had! He was not simply accommodating, he is a legend himself- very inspiring! The experience made me look back at my life, ask...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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"All the rooms are beautifully appointed and have fabulous views."
a1956r
Jul 28, 2015
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"One cannot go wrong with any of the rooms, they all are special. The ones upstairs have better views though."
rezand
Nov 14, 2014
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"every room is priceless"
Madi_Paul
Nov 4, 2014
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"each room is unique and beautiful; personally, I prefer the large three bed room on the top floor"
Z4735RAmichaelh
Sep 2, 2014
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KenyaNairobi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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