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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and quiet place for those who want to unwind avoiding noise and rush of a busy city. The staff is very friendly, attentive and extremely flexible! The only drawback for european travellers the price is too high, the comparable hotel in Europe will be at least 1.5 times cheaper.But for the sake of accuracy this remark is valid...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax in Nairobi, away from hustle and bustle. The service is superb from the moment your drive in, through your meals and bedtime. Excellent staff who go out of their way to make you feel at home and help you with your travel needs. And the food was Great.

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HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Alex.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience. The staff at House of Waine provided some of the best customer service I have ever experienced, it truly felt like our home over the 2 nights we were there. The rooms are a great size with very comfortable beds. To us, it is the small things that count and the free minibar, extra towels and...

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Dear Paula, Greetings from House of Waine. It was a pleasure to read your review, what wonderful feedback you have given us, thank you. We look forward to having you back for another great stay. Warm Regards, Alex.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of service we received at this venue was faultless. In spite of the time constraints we had in organizing the event, the reservations staff was quick to respond and accommodating in our interaction. The grounds and the interior of the hotel are well kept and beautiful. It is an intimate property, and therefore not suitable for very large...

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Greetings Sharon, We were happy to have you and many thanks for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are happy that you enjoyed your time. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Devon
Reviewed February 27, 2017

What can I say other than this is a fantastic Hotel. After a noisy and dusty journey from the airport arriving at House of Waine felt like an oasis of calm. The hotel is of a colonial style, and felt like someone's home from that era. My room was large and again colonial in style, opening out into the garden,...

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Greetings Joann, Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed January 31, 2017

I stayed three separate nights at the House of Waine and really enjoyed it. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming and pleasant. My room(s) were clean, spacious and comfortable. The grounds are lovely, too. Both breakfast and dinner were well prepared. This is the only hotel in the world that I've stayed in that provides a diffuser with the...

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Warm Greetings Sara, We loved having you and look forward to hosting you again. Many thanks for your positive feedback and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Warm Regards, Alex.

Entebbe, Uganda
Reviewed January 28, 2017

As we couldn't afford Giraffe Manor (at $500 PER PERSON per night), we checked into the House of Waine (only $300 for the two of us). We stayed only one night, but it was a great choice. Luxury, boutique bread and breakfast with all the bells and whistles. Located in the Karen neighborhood, it was near the places we wanted...

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HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Warm Greetings Gilatoo, We loved having you and look forward to hosting you again for a longer stay probably. Many thanks for your positive feedback and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Warm Regards, Alex.

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lovely property with beautiful grounds and English Colonial feel. set in lovely gardens. Comfortable bedrooms and lounging areas. Lovely breakfast. There are no elevators but the property only has two floors. Great service. I would not hesitate to recommend this place.

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Warm Greetings Lesley, We loved having you and look forward to hosting you again. Many thanks for your kind feedback and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Warm Regards, Alex.

New York City, New York
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Being at H of W was like being in a dear friend's home!! The staff was super attentive. Our room was beautifully appointed and commodious. We'd go back in a minute!!! We were there over the holidays and all the decor and menus got is in the spirit!!

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Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed January 11, 2017

This is a really beautiful hotel with the feel of a private villa. The furnishings in the public areas and in the rooms are of a very high standard. The gardens are wonderful and perfect for relaxing. The staff are friendly and helpful. All in all a very relaxing and welcoming place to stay.

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Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about House of Waine

Address: Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $385 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — House of Waine 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
House Of Waine Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Of Waine
Of Waine Hotel
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#15 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Seemed good for short stays, 2 to 3 days”
210sharonn, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms are large, quiet, and individually and tastefully furnished.”
berbelp, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Every accommodation is similar and has everything you need for a weekend or a Business Trip. ”
SteveH318, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be shown the rooms available before selecting. They all have distinctive decor, and you can chose the one closest to your liking :)”
749sarahn, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“The room are all quiet as it is in a good neighbourhood in Nairobi”
cack2, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
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