We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all 169 hotels in Nairobi

House of Waine

266 reviews
Save
Traveler (107)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (17)
Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“safari room”(5 reviews)
“rose petals”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
Jan 28Jan 29
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from $411.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Nairobi hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a0e8e2b3f38143cd83a8a8fb75984303", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":622611,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[61555455],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":411,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"a0e8e2b3f38143cd83a8a8fb75984303","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":430,"lowestMetaPrice":411,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":430,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":430,"lowestMetaPrice":411,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":430,"hotelName":"House of Waine","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImEwZThlMmIzZjM4MTQzY2Q4M2E4YThmYjc1OTg0MzAzIiwiQUlLIjoiZTI0ZjM5MjY2M2M5NGZjM2E4ZjkzMThhN2I3NmIzOWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "01/28/2018", "checkOut": "01/29/2018", "lowestPrice": "$411", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"61555455":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (266)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for House of Waine
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
252 results
Traveler rating
199
44
6
0
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
199
44
6
0
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewskaren blixen museumsafari roomrose petalsdressing roomelephant orphanageboutique hotelkazuri bead factorybottle of champagnequiet oasislong flightour honeymoonpost safarinext morningtwo nightscolonial stylegiraffe centrebeautiful room
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 252 reviews
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...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank JoannDevon
Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of WaineResponded March 8, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Sara H
Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of WaineResponded February 2, 2017

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.

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...More

Thank gilatoo
Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of WaineResponded February 2, 2017

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.

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.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank LesleyZim18
Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of WaineResponded February 2, 2017

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.

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...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Jessemdave
Response from HoWNairobi, General Manager at House of WaineResponded January 17, 2017

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.

View more reviews
PreviousNext
13456751
About
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Details
Price range
$474 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#21 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
$474 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#21 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (107)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (11)
Hotel & Grounds (60)
Bathroom (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Stacy M
August 28, 2017|
Answer
Response from HoWNairobi | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We can only accommodate a small wedding at our garden. The party would be maximum 20 people
1
Vote
Anne C
March 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from HoWNairobi | Property representative |
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
0
Votes
Megpersi5
May 2, 2016|
Answer
Response from Craig-in-TO | Reviewed this property |
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.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"We booked the malakai suite and loved it."
Read review
"First floor suite"
Read review
"The Malaika Suite is worth the extra money!"
Read review
"We enjoyed having a veranda off our room."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Map
Satellite