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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in House of Waine for one night during a transfer between Nairobi and Kenya safari locations. The staff was welcoming and kind. The rooms were huge (as were the bathrooms) and had unique local decor. We enjoyed the safari room. Snacks (nuts, chips, cookies) and water were welcome in our room, as was the strong wi-fi and water... More 

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a previous trip to Kenya, we fell in love with Giraffe Manor and wanted to stay there again but it was fully booked with the exception of one night. Therefore, we ended up at House of Waine and we were very pleased. Giraffe Manor has expanded since our last visit there so the quaintness of GM and the awesome... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the House of Waine for 1 night in June 2016. Knowing it was our honeymoon everyone at the hotel went out of their way to make it special. Arriving at 8am our room was already available, we had a surprise bottle of champagne delivered, rose petals etc. The next morning we had an early flight out and... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, excellent service! Wifi is very strong, large rooms, quiet and safe. Close enough to Nairobi to be able to miss the traffic. Beautiful gardens and settings. The rates are very competitive. Close to Nairobi National Park, giraffe centre and the Elephant Sanctuary. New shopping mall within 6 kms

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was here for two nights. The staff are very attentive and friendly. The ambiance is great, felt like I was home but with all the comforts of a 5 star hotel. Generally the whole place is very quiet and serene, with a beautiful garden for relaxing. Perfect for honeymooners and couples. The only thing I didn't like was the... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your 2 night stay with us and that you found our team attentive and friendly, hotel comfortable and gardens beautiful and relaxing. We have also noted for improvement your feedback on breakfast options. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I was only here for an afternoon and an overnight. The limited interaction I had with the staff was very nice. They were very accommodating. The House of Waine is special because it's a house and makes you feel like you are home instead of in a hotel. The only negative thing I can say is the room I was... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to give us your feedback. We are happy you found our team nice and accommodating and enjoyed your stay. We have also noted the feedback on your room and hope to host you in future in one of the other rooms that have a tub and a separate shower. We all... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Excellent base in Nairobi. Felt totally safe. Very clean and comfortable rooms with spacious immaculate bathrooms. Plenty of towels and hot water. The staff were most attentive and helpful. We were served food very late at night, and although we were the only ones in the restaurant, we felt totally relaxed and ate well.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for taking time to give us your feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you at House of Waine. We are happy you found your room comfortable, staff attentive and helpful, atmosphere relaxing and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. House of Waine team. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have stayed at House of Waine and found the facilities, the property and staff to be excellent. Found the property to be a great venue for hosting important clients and associates. Will prefer to stay in House of Waine whenever in Kenya going forward.

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and for your kind feedback, we are glad to have you as our guest. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us, found the property a great venue for hosting your clients and we all look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Solana Beach, San Diego, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This was my second stay here. When you fly into Nairobi via Europe it is generally necessary to spend a night. Your choices in Nairobi are large bland hotels or a few small personable ones. This is a personable one. A small property with nice friendly staff and in a quiet suburb of Nairobi.

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

It was a great pleasure to welcome you back and thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us once again and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Seattle, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We came for an all day meeting and absolutely loved the setting and the staff. I ended up needing an errand done and cannot thank the House of Waine staff enough for their help. Overall the grounds are beautiful, the food delicious and the service really impeccable. We took a peek at the rooms before leaving, and you will not... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and taking time to give us your kind feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad you liked the hotel facilities, rooms, enjoyed your meals with us as well as the service offered by our team. We all look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about House of Waine

Address: Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $375 - $778 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#13 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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