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Giraffe Manor

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful manor of vintage style. And most people come here for their life-time experience with the Giraffes (and warthogs). Accommodation is generally excellent with great services and food. Make sure you get up for breakfast at 7 am - with the Giraffes! Usually the Giraffes will be around the manor only after 5 pm and before... More 

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Thank Jason-and-Mel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My mom & I stayed two nights here before starting a two week safari. It was an incredible experience. To start with the staff are so polished, well trained, and easy to work with. Our butler was Eddie. Every morning he delivered coffee to our room & made sure there was a fire going before we went to sleep. We... More 

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Adelaide Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have to say up front it is expensive, about US $1200 per night ....but you will probably only have one opportunity in your lifetime to experience this amazing place. Other recent reviews have said it all, ( in particular, KMPGs recent review) but they didn't mention the 8 day old baby giraffe. Such a delight to watch. There were... More 

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Thank Sue E
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Years ago, I had come across this lovely hotel in a travel magazine, and immediately added it to my dream travel bucket list. Fast forward to early July, my husband and I were able to turn my dream into a reality. To begin our safari excursion, we stayed two nights at this magical manor. Despite arriving very late after a... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are stopping in Nairobi for one night I recommend definitely staying here. The experience of being so closed , feeding and waking up with giraffes is unique. However, one day is enough! There is not much to do. I definitely recommend this to anyone who loves animals and is going on a safari. You will never get closer... More 

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Thank Quichi2013
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a completely fantastic time at the Manor! Every part of our stay exceeded my (high) expectations! The food, service, room, surroundings and of course the giraffes were all incredible. One hiccup...our flight was delayed but as they only tracked our connecting flight to Nairobi, not the first one, the staff at the manor thought we were no shows!... More 

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Thank haz144
Nicholas M, General Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Dear haz144, Thank you for your wonderful review. So sorry that you were trying to get a hold of us and yes, that has been rectified! Glad you got to get around and see what Karengata has to offer, very fun and informative as you wait for the Giraffe to come back! Hope that the rest of your safari was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic emotions. Never feel the same - giraffes at the breakfast are so curious, soft and beautiful!! Highly recommend it for 1-2 nights before or after safari. The best place to stay in Nairobi. The best place nevertheless for adults and children. Service was great, unique architecture and atmosphere. Food was very tasty. So one of the colorful emotions from... More 

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Thank Daria R
Nicholas M, General Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for this very nice review, we also recommend a two day stay, best to see everything that we and Nairobi - Karengata area - has to offer. Hope that these memories last a lifetime. More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I just completed a 2 night stay at Giraffe Manor on my way to the Maasai Mara and it was phenomenal! Everything about my stay was fantastic and could not have been better. If you are considering staying in the Nairobi area this is a MUST if you are not on a budget. The hotel was $1200/night and worth every... More 

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Nicholas M, General Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Dear KPMGTraveller, what an amazing review! We should put this in our travel pack! Everything is precise and perfectly detailed. The only thing I would update would be the times for transfers. As you say, without Traffic, but even still I would up the times. 30 minutes to Sheldricks, 30 Minutes to Wilson Airport and an hour to JKI Airport... More 

seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are concluding our 2 day one night visit to this most magical place. It is not just the magnificent manor, or the amazing experience of getting giraffe kisses, guided by the staff. It must include all that plus the warmth of the staff , the amazing meals and I love the work the conservatory is doing. They are protecting... More 

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Thank lrmooney
Nicholas M, General Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Dear lrmooney, Thank you for quite possibly the best review title I have read in 25 years of Hotels. Very humbling and inspiring. Thank you also for coming here and sharing your experience and our conservation vision. Our Masseuse are very talented in gauging the clients need from baby to full on Swedish or Thai. Love the dinner conversations, but... More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the Giraffe Manor and I can not more highly recommend it. Excellent staff, house brimming with history and of course there are those friendly giraffes and wart hogs. Everyone comes to "kiss" and/or feed the giraffes, but I have learned to love the wart hogs as well. Not as dangerous as I initially thought,... More 

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Nicholas M, General Manager at Giraffe Manor, responded to this review

Dear CocoCanberra, Thank you for your continued support and your kind review. Indeed, the Warthog can grow on you... when they are not eating your lawn! Especially when they are small, we call them "Wartletts" then! As to the Main Manor (Original House), both sides do hold their charm as each room is unique. The rooms in the Garden Manor... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Giraffe Manor

Address: Langata Rd, Langata, Nairobi 00503, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $485 - $685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Giraffe Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Giraffe Manor Hotel Nairobi
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