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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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I did not know what I was in for when I was visiting this place. Alan Donovan has collected some beautiful and out of this world African art pieces. From Mali to Ghana to Kenya, You name it. The serenity and ambience is also breath-taking. Very intimate place . The decor is to
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I spent only one night unfortunately, in coming from the airport and back to the airport the day after, but I must say that I was very pleased. The place finely decorated, rooms are big and comfortable, with a lot of African art around. It was a great surprise.
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After reading reviews of this unusual place, five of us decided to spend a day and night at Heritage House. The owner and collector, Alan Donovan, was prompt in emailing me on details. To our relief, a staff member was waiting for us along a service road on Mombasa Rosd to
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This is a hidden retreat, one of those hideaways you somehow would like to keep to yourself. But here goes. This is a wonderful, charming place with a beautiful scenery, and a “house” with brings you in a feeling of some sort of “Alice in wonderland” in an African context. The
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While I had been to Nairobi 2x I had not heard of AHH and now I want everyone to go! Alan Donovan led our tour in the most amiable personal manner possible. His collection is amazing and his passion for retaining African culture inspirational. If you chance to be in Nairobi and
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We did not ask for a menu before arriving we just accepted that as guests in Alan's home we would enjoy the food and be surprised. Having said that, both meals we had were delicious with many options with fruits, vegetables, meat and dessert. I agree it is a MUST stop if you are going to be in Nairobi. The meal is really secondary to having the opportunity to hear about life in Africa from Alan. If you request special foods for your diet, I would remind him before arriving and confirm when you get there. Enjoy
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"All the rooms are beautifully appointed and have fabulous views."
"One cannot go wrong with any of the rooms, they all are special. The ones upstairs have better views though."
"every room is priceless"
"each room is unique and beautiful; personally, I prefer the large three bed room on the top floor"
"We stayed in a second floor room with a large patio facing the national park. Amazing. But then we took an hour tour with Alan (included) and decided each room is as good as the next."
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