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Los Gatos, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Delays at the NBO airport due to flooding had us arrive past midnight, instead of our expected 9pm. We were hungry, frustrated and exhausted-- the reception staff, the dining room staff and the kitchen were gracious and treated us royally-- preparing dinner at 1AM. The hotel is beautifully furnished, the grounds are beautiful and the pool is an oasis. Kind,... More 

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Thank Lydia D
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are glad we made your stay enjoyable even after arriving late. We serve a table d' horte menu customized daily to the preferences of the days guests and we are happy you enjoyed the meals as well as the service, fresh cookies and the various treats we put in the rooms for... More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights at the end of our 8 day safari around kenya, Congratulations 'The House of Waine', we had the most wonderful stay, and although it was quiet with not too many guests it was perfect for my husband and I. Nothing was too much trouble, Must complement ALL the staff, especially Mary and her team in... More 

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Thank Claire D
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you for five days and we highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are glad you had a memorable stay and enjoyed the food, service and the various touches we put together for our guests. Thank you for your warm compliments and we all look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Nairobi.... More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Of course in Nairobi, you can't just go for a stroll outside of a compound. The grounds were small so we basically stayed inside. We didn't see anyone use the pool - seems like it was more for looks. We didn't have any choice but to eat in the restaurant and it was only average. However, the staff were friendly... More 

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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. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found time to visit the various attractions in the area. We have also taken note of your comments on meals, the friendliness of the staff and the WELCOME on your bed. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We recently stayed at the House of Waine for 5 nights during a 2 week trip to Kenya. The hotel is an oasis of calm in a beautiful location. We were looked after superbly by a wonderful team at the hotel. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are beautifully furnished and have large, spacious bathrooms. The common areas in... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad you chose to stay with us, liked our rooms and had a memorable stay. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. House of Waine team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

A lovely surprise, better than expected. The checkin and reception was pleasant, the rooms are spacious, breakfasts good and the staff friendly. The gardens are wonderful and the pool is inviting. I felt secure in the grounds. Excellent value for money. I look forward returing.

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9 Thank Wazimu1
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and your kind feedback on our facilities and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, found our staff friendly, enjoyed your meals and also found our grounds nice and secure. We all look forward to your next visit. Thank you. For House of Waine team. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed here for one night, on 19 January 2015, before flying out on safari- absolutely stunning hotel. Lovely grounds, fabulous themed rooms- we stayed in the 'safari' room. The staff could not have treated us better, really lovely people. They knew that we were getting married on safari so treated us to a private meal in front of a... More 

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7 Thank Eve H
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your way to Safari and congratulations! We appreciate your kind feedback and are glad you enjoyed your meals with us, the service and also liked the Safari room. We hope to get the opportunity to serve you again in future. House of Waine team. More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I visited the House of Waine one morning with my little girl to see a friend who was staying there. From the gate to the restaurant, we were treated like kings. The staff and management offered exceptional service. The entire staff went far and beyond and exceeded our expectations. Bravo Steve the Manager! I will recommend House of Waine to... More 

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2 Thank nancyV2541NW
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad you and your daughter had a great time visiting your friend. We are happy we met your expectations and hope to host you again in future. Thank you. House of Waine team. More 

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I thought this place was beautiful. The room I had was immense, and I could fit a whole class of students in the bathroom. I was impressed with everything about the House of Waine. The staff, the food, and the decor were exceptional. The bed was luxury, had the best night's sleep.

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1 Thank Miniking
HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and the great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the food, service and found our staff and decor exceptional. We hope to host you again on your next visit to Nairobi House of Waine team. More 

UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Very enjoyable though short stay in July last year, 2014. I'm looking forward to a return visit tomorrow, February 2015! My travel agent, Safari Consultants, told everyone I stayed with last year that I was celebrating my 80th birthday and I was presented with a birthday cake at each..... On arrival at the House of Waine the chef had made... More 

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

Dear Carol, Thank you for your kind feedback, it was a pleasure hosting you again and we hope you had a wonderful stay albeit a brief one. We are all looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit and hope you had an enjoyable trip. House of Waine team. More 

Brisbane Australia
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67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We loved this amazing place. It is close to all the attractions in Karen. Everything about this establishment is well thought through for your comfort and enjoyment. The rooms have everything you need and beautifully decorated. Serene surroundings - the gardens and birds are a delight. Despite the pool being heated it was still a bit too cold for us... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and your kind feedback on our facilities and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and also found time to enjoy the various attractions around us. We are happy that your stay with us was one of the highlights in your trip and look forward to hosting you again on... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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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: $374 - $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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