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Perth, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

An absolutely wonderful place to stay and relax. Returning to the hotel after a day out was like coming home. Excellent menu, tables and chairs scattered around the lush green gardens and on the balcony, service by polite staff looking after your ever need. Situated in close proximity of a number of "must" visit places for the tourist. There are...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant lunch, the weather is wonderful today so sitting outside enjoying the fresh air - the menu is brilliant and not overly expensive - the white wine is very nice - a must visit if you are in Karen

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I booked Purdy Arms for my loved one who needed some R&R. I don't remember the name of the lady owner but she was very warm and flexible (she was generous with a much-needed late check out). Purdy's is quiet, safe and well located (easy to go to the centre for a meal, though there is a restaurant there as...

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diana
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed eating at Purdy Arms. There was a variety of tables ( inside, outside, close, far) and a variety of dishes avalible. We recommend the Brie samosa appetizer, as it was great. There is a playground for kids with was recently updated and is great. We were able to sit again table close enough to watch the kids...

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Returning to Kenya after 12 years away, we found the Purdy to be full of familiar faces and atmosphere (many of the staff and customers had transferred from the Outside inn years before). Our rooms were full of bits and bobs and looked over the gardens so I was able to start my day with a bit of birdwatching (Turaco's...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed March 20, 2016

So we had a hectic weekend planned in Karen and didn't want to face the drive back on Saturday night and then back again on Sunday morning to watch the Kenya Open Golf Championship. So we decided to stay at Purdy Arms. What a treat, spotlessly clean and comfortable rooms. Very friendly staff. Yes as Jules (Management) admits its quirky,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 2, 2016

We stayed at the Purdy in between a trip to the Mara and Diani Beach, a family event and business meeting. The hosts made our stay feel like a home from home (Dani, Chuka and Jules). Rustic and traditional in its style the building and rooms have a quaint homely feel which helped us relax between the hustle and bustle...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed March 1, 2016

My family came to stay at Purdy Arms just after a long climb on Kilimanjaro! Purdy Arms was a wonderful place for them to recharge! The staff were wonderful, and offered to keep the climbing gear stored for us until after our 2 week safari in Kenya was done. So we returned our last day to pick up the gear,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU Jules, Rob, Danny and Chaka for a fantastically relaxing stay at the beautiful Purdy Arms. Our first trip back to Kenya in 8 years, you all made us feel so at home! The place was enchanting (the expansive Twiga suite nothing short of magnificent), waking up to birdsong and fabulous breakfasts in the morning,...

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Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my 5th or 6th stay at Purdy. Having stayed at other Nairobi "offerings", the Purdy is always a refreshing and distinct alternative to the soulless boxes which characterise some of the more well-known brands. Set on grounds boasting lush vegetation, it has a genuinely relaxing ambience - the proof of which is the client base made up predominantly...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 23 acres of Karen, a leafy suburb twenty kilometers Southwest of Nairobi, lies the Purdy Arms. With a view of the famed knuckled ridge of the Ngong Hills ("I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills" – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa), it is a relaxing place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purdy Arms

Address: 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $135 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Purdy Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Upstairs overlooking the lovely gardens”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Chui is far away from the bar and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Africangraham, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
“The Twiga suite has incredible views, and they will put in an extra bed for the kids.”
 of 5 bubbles Ralph_and_Melissa, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Twiga or Chui ;)”
 of 5 bubbles Donzigray, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
“We had requested a room in the back, but it must have been occupied, so they moved us to the front room. Larger, but louder”
 of 5 bubbles peggyo416, Aug 4, 2015 | Read review
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