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House of Waine

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
House of Waine is a family owned and run property and this is reflected in the name Waine which is made up of the initials of the family members. Originally a family house, it was lovingly converted to a boutique hotel and eventually opened in 2004. The interior design takes its cue from the Matriarch of the family and is imbued with a timeless elegance much like her.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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We had to stay in Nairobi for one night and the choice was a very good one. The hotel is really nice and well taken care of. The service is also very good. We had a short but warm stay. It is located in the suburbs of the city in a residential neighbourhood which means that if
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A small, beautifully maintained hotel with individual room names and decor. The staff was attentive, the grounds of the hotel were immaculate. Dinning room food very good, service excellent. Everyone made you feel at home. Just what you need after a long flight from the USA.
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Our agent recommended after a long international flight to have a layover in Nairobi before starting on a safari. That was the correct call and House of Wain a perfect stop. Service was excellent, rooms were spacious and well decorated and food was great. It is located in Karen
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What a gorgeous property and house! You get a sense of colonial living with beautiful gardens, fountain and pool, dark wood bar and sitting areas. We booked a day room to freshen up pre-flight home, but I would love to stay here next time. Nice bathroom with quality toiletries,
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Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of Waine
Responded Aug 29, 2018
Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad you found our property gorgeous, gardens, fountain, pool and bar beautiful. We also note that you liked our bathroom toiletries and found out staff welcoming and friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. Kind regards, For House of Waine team.
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Lovely hotel, friendly and efficient staff. Rooms all individually decorated with names, not numbers. ,Tub, separate shower. Comfortable beds and even good reading lights. Had a light late dinner when we arrived, which was perfect. Breakfast, which is included, was superb! Good
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Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of Waine
Responded Aug 29, 2018
It was a pleasure hosting you at the House of Waine and we are glad you found the hotel friendly, staff efficient, liked our rooms as well as our location and swimming pool. We also note that you enjoyed late night dinner upon arrival, breakfast and like the bar lounge. We appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards,
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House view from the gardens
Thank you for your question. We can only accommodate a small wedding at our garden. The party would be maximum 20 people
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Hi Anne, Many thanks for your inquiry and interest in our services. Due to the small capacity of our hotel, the restaurant mainly serves resident guests and those on conference. Kind regards, Alex
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No need to bring your own electricity plug adaptor, the each hotel room has North American plugs so it was easy to keep my iPhone plugged in.
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Thank you for your interest in House of Waine. Our rates include breakfast, WiFi and use of swimming are free of charge while airport transfers are available at USD 50 one way. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Thank you for your interest in House of Waine and our sincere apologies for the delayed response. We organize transfers for our guests to and from the airport through a third party at a rate of USD 70 for a 4 wheel drive and USD 40 for a saloon car. These rates are one way per car. We look forward to welcoming you.
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"rooms overlooking the garden would be our choice"
"Coastal had a view of the back yard and pool."
"We booked the malakai suite and loved it."
"First floor suite"
"The Malaika Suite is worth the extra money!"
$418 - $837 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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