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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stayed at House of Wayne on the way to and from safaris on the Serengeti. Both were very comfortable. Amo was particularly helpful and went out of her way to make local arrangements for us. An excellent choice for Nairobi!

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

Thank you for staying with us on the way to and from Safari. We are happy to note that you had a comfortable stay with us, found our team helpful and the hotel and excellent choice. We all look forward to hosting you again. House of Waine team.

Greenwood, Indiana
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We spent one night here and in this 8 hour stay before flying to the Mara. The staff was very good and the food was also very good at breakfast. Later in this trip we spent 2.5 hours here while travelling from the Kenyan coast before flying out. Dinner was again very good. If I am in Nairobi again I...

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a pleasure hosting you. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, breakfast and dinner as well as the service by our team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. House of Waine team.

Washington
Reviewed August 24, 2016

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...

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

It was a pleasure hosting you and thank you for taking time to give us your kind feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, the food, strong WIFI, snacks in the rooms as well as the grounds, pool and spacious rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team.

Billings, Montana
Reviewed August 1, 2016

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...

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

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your kind feedback. We are happy to note that you enjoyed small boutique feeling of the hotel, great service and food. We have also taken note of your feedback on room decor as we endeavor to continuously improve our guest's experience. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine...

Newcastle-under-Lyme
Reviewed July 26, 2016 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...

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It was a pleasure hosting you on your honeymoon in June and we appreciate your kind feedback. We note that you enjoyed your stay with us including our honeymoon treats and also found time to enjoy the various attractions nearby. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House of Waine team.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are glad you liked our rooms, quiet and safe environment, beautiful gardens, excellent service as well as the various attractions nearby. We appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House of Waine team.

Nairobi, Kenya
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...

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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...

Chicago, Illinois
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...

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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...

London, United Kingdom
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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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.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Breakfast included
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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 - $749 (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
#13 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Rooms are large, quiet, and individually and tastefully furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles berbelp, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Every accommodation is similar and has everything you need for a weekend or a Business Trip. ”
 of 5 bubbles 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 :)”
 of 5 bubbles 749sarahn, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“The room are all quiet as it is in a good neighbourhood in Nairobi”
 of 5 bubbles cack2, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were very spacious and luxurious - with excellent coffee delivered first thing in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles bud_phillips2001, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
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