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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just went to Karen Blixen Coffee Garden with my husband. We live in Nairobi and planned to have breakfast as we saw some good reviews; and also on their website where is it explicitly mentioned that they are opened from 7am to 10pm and breakfast is served since the first hours. We arrived there and found the place completely...

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Tennessee
Reviewed November 2, 2016

had lunch here on a Saturday. We were seated immediately at 2 pm. There are some seats inside, but most are outside under the trees and in the yard --absolutely beautiful. The food was outstanding, the service was excellent and the price was amazingly low. I really loved it. It was so relaxing. You wanted to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

First time staying there was really impressed with the rooms, the quiet and the gardens. The pool was nice as well. The restaurant is basic but decent. My son enjoyed having his own room, swimming and certainly the food.

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Thank Greg_Edwards
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages This delightful place to stay just out side of Nairobi has everything you need for a wonderful stay. The cottages are spacious comfortable and tastefully decorated. The cottages are spread among the trees, giving a feel of solitude.The is a very nice pool with one of the two restaurants located next to it. The...

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Thank Glenn S
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Great location - gives you the sense you much further out from Nairobi. All rooms are themed, we were in the Chui (cheetah) room which has pictures of cheetah all over and there was a cosy fire place. 2 fantastic restaurants on site - Tamambo and Tamarind, although some more variety in the food was be nice so you don't...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We came here as part of our safari package. The restaurant and grounds are quite beautiful and you can buy local paintings if you're so inclined. The food was delightful! I was pleasantly surprised by the quality. Fish dish was great and the breads to start were incredibly fresh. The staff are very attentive and good at what they do....

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Thank AmberLeeC44
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Having stayed at a number of different hotels in Nairobi over the last 30 years, this is most definitely our favourite so far. Situated in the quiet suburb of Karen, the lodge is set in large grounds with flowering trees and bushes and plenty of colourful birds. Rooms are in individual cottages dotted around the grounds, and are spacious, clean,...

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1Thank GreteHoward
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Go for the scenery. I found the tour quite scripted and is informative but can be skipped. Lovely view of Ngong hills. Great location for a picnic. Get there by matatu from the city center, I found that cheaper and quite convenient too.

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Thank Deola2013
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 13, 2016

These cottages are perfectly situated for a tip to Karen Blixen Museum and there is a good restaurant on the grounds but very expensive! Unless you are a huge Out OF Africa fan - as I am - best to pick a more reasonable place. The rooms are big and spacious, but cold, There is a fireplace but our fire...

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Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights after Masai Mara safari. The "hotel" is a number of large, spacious bungalows set in extensive grounds, with a small central swimming pool adjacent to the breakfast room. The rooms are large, each with comfortable beds, a large shower/bathroom and sitting room, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The staff were friendly and helpful, and there is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottages are located in Karen, a beautiful, peaceful suburb approximately 20 miles from downtown Nairobi and about half a mile from the famous Karen Blixen Museum. The cottages are located in the midst of one of the oldest formal gardens in Kenya which have huge jacaranda, candelabra, cactus, bottlebrush, and other trees. Over 200 types of flowers bloom through the year and numerous bird feeders attract hundreds of varieties of birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages

Address: 336 Karen Road | P.O Box 163, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $208 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Just go somewhere more professional and service friendly”
 of 5 bubbles bulgenes, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is located on a very busy road with a lot of truck noise. Ask for a cottage as far away from the road as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 693LindaB693, Mar 1, 2016 | Read review
“less noise on the south side”
 of 5 bubbles Lightskinsensation, Jan 14, 2016 | Read review
“All equally good from what we observed.”
  • Double sink and lots of toiletries
  • Very comfortable
  • View from verandah
 of 5 bubbles 822suek, Apr 8, 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the restaurant and bar.”
 of 5 bubbles SDarlington, Mar 6, 2015 | Read review
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