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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We spent one night at House of Waine as we started our safari vacation. The staff is beyond outstanding in their attention to detail. Arriving late, they insisted it was no problem to ensure we had an excellent dinner. The waiter and cook came in two hours early the next morning to make sure we had a full breakfast prior... More 

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

We are glad you chose House of Waine for your brief stay before safari and thank you for your kind comments. We are happy to have made your stay memorable and look forward to welcoming you again. House of Waine team. More 

Richmond, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

For business but far more enjoyable if it is for pleasure, the House of Waine is a haven in what can only be described as a chaotic city. The hotel is situated in Karen, close to all the activities that one would want to enjoy during a stay in Nairobi (the Elephant Orphange, Giraffe Centre, Kazuri Beads, Matbronze, Utamuduni, Tanamabo... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate that though traveling on business, you created time to enjoy the wonderful spots in the hotel and the Karen area. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the House of Waine and were lucky enough to be allocated the largest room which was fabulous. All the staff in the total were brilliant, so helpful. The food at the hotel was just perfect. In addition we visited the local attractions, the elephant orphanage, the giraffe sanctuary and the Karen Blixen museum. All fantastic. We were... More 

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

It was a pleasure hosting you at House of Waine and we appreciate the great feedback. We are happy you spend two nights with us, enjoyed your stay and also took time to enjoy the lovely spots Karen has to offer. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to Nairobi. More 

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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spent only one night at House of Waine at the outset of our recent two week photo safari....and wish it had been longer! The property is exquisite, the rooms were lovely, our breakfast was wonderful, and the service absolutley outstanding! We hated leaving the next morning. If we travel to Nairobi again we wouldn't even consider staying elsewhere.

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2 Thank Utahtravellers
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent photo safari and the encouraging feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your brief stay and hope to host you for longer during your next visit to Nairobi. Thank you. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

we had a long slow journey from the airport after along flight through heavy Sunday traffic, but it was very pleasant when we got there. Our room looked over the garden and was large and comfortable. There was a good sized swimming pool and we could stroll around the grounds. Dinner was indifferent but breakfast okay. The staff were friendly... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, we are happy you enjoyed your stay and were able to rest after a long trip. We greatly appreciate your feedback and look forward to hosting you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We are just back from staying at the House of Waine for 2 nights (one each on either end of a trip to Zanzibar). In itself its an absolutely beautiful hotel and you cant believe you are that close to a major city. we've stayed elsewhwere in Nairobi and the House of Waine is simply beautiful in comparison. The gardens... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a great pleasure hosting you and we highly appreciate the feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay were able to experience our various services and facilities including the Honeymoon suite. We eagerly await completion of the road to the Airport which we understand is scheduled for completion soon as this... More 

Connecticut
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105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beautiful African décor in an old-world atmosphere, characterize this hotel. The rooms are spacious and well-equipped. The setting is green and quiet. The service was very good. Wifi in the reception was fine while we were there.

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and we highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in August and we could not have wished for lovelier accommodation. The accommodation, meals & staff were fantastic. Arriving the morning the airport burnt down and having lost our luggage, Dennis and the team could not have been more helpful & welcoming. We would definitely recommend staying here when travellling to... More 

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

We are glad you chose to stay with us and hope you enjoyed your holiday despite the challenges faced on your arrival. Thank you for the great feedback and we are happy our team and facilities made your stay memorable. We look forward to hosting you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Dubbo, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My 14 year old daughter and I stayed here in June 2013 for our first two nights in Africa! The staff where all so lovely, and the accommodation and surrounding garden just beautiful! (Especially the beds... soo confortable!) We had two of the best steaks we've ever eaten there as well, as we were told that Kenya prides itself on... More 

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

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to host you and we are happy you felt at home in House of Waine. We appreciate the kind feedback you have given us and look forward to welcoming you back home. House of Waine team. More 

Los Angeles
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31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed at the House of Waine after our Safari this month. The staff was gracious and the rooms were very nice. The location in Karen is near some of the nice attractions in Nairobi. We were part of a big group and took up much of the hotel. Breakfast was good and the dinners that we had at the... More 

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

We appreciate the opportunity you gave us to host your group and the encouraging feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful stay with us after your Safari and look forward to hosting you again in future. Thank you on behalf of the House of Waine team. More 

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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: $296 - $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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#12 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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