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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We were a team of 8 who needed a quiet place to complete a task and this venue was just right. Very quiet and the snacks and meals are excellent. The staff are very friendly and helpful. From the look of things here its a good place for honeymooners,and when you just need time out from the hustle and bustle....

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine for your conference and we highly appreciate you kind feedback. We are happy to note that you enjoyed your time with us, meals, snacks and service. It is true we are a favorite for honeymooners and also for quiet retreats. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House of...

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Reviewed September 25, 2015

I was lucky enough to be doing a multi-venue safari and so had nights here and there in Nairobi - every time I stayed at the House of Waine. The surroundings and the rooms were laid back luxury, ensured I knew I was in Kenya and not in 'just another' luxury hotel - I had a couple of lunch meetings...

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

Thank you for staying with us during your multi venue safari and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, the beer from our micro brewery, service, food and the serenity of our gardens. We have noted your feedback on the WiFi to ensure a strong signal in all areas of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

House of Waine is definitely one of the best hotels I've ever stayed at! It's the perfect introduction to Africa as Nairobi can be quite confronting. The staff/guest ratio is huge. We travelled as a group of 6 and felt extremely safe and pampered but the staff were never too obtrusive. The rooms were beautiful and the food 5 star...

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

It was a pleasure and we were honored to host you on your first trip to Africa. We happily note that you enjoyed your stay with us, the food, rooms, service and that we were able to make your friends' wedding anniversary special. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. House of Waine team.

Reviewed September 22, 2015

We had only one night here (a late night stopover before leaving on safari), and I would recommend a minimum of 2 nights. Property is lovely, staff and very accomodating and the food was good! Rooms are large and well equipped, the gardens are lovely, and the pool looked inviting!

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

Thank you for staying with us on your way to Safari. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, food, gardens, swimming pool, liked your room and also the service offered by our team. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully for 02 nights. House of Waine team.

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Unfortunately we were only in the hotel in darkness - it looked as though the gardens were very nice! We stayed at either end of a trip to Laikipia - the rooms are spacious and well equipped. Comfortable beds and lots of sockets, including USB. There is free wifi. Staff were unfailingly polite and helpful. We had one meal in...

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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 feedback. We happily note that you enjoyed your stay with us, liked our meals, found our rooms spacious, beds comfortable and also enjoyed services offered by our team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. House of Waine team.

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 14, 2015

We stayed for one night at the start and one night at the end of our safari. We didn't get time to explore, but it was very quiet. The staff were all great, helpful but not over attentive. We asked for a taxi to be booked for the elephant orphanage on our second night and this was done efficiently and...

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

It was a pleasure hosting you twice on your way to and from Safari. We are glad to note that you liked our rooms, food, services offered by our team and also found time to visit the elephant orphanage. We look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay on your next visit. Thank you. House of Waine team.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Beautiful grounds. Elegant hotel. Phenomenal service. Nice people all the way around. Well located if you are going to visit Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Very private setting outside the city center. Would definitely return here.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for your encouraging feedback. We are glad to note that you liked the grounds, hotel, meals, services offered by our team and the hotel setting away from the city center and with close proximity to David Sheldrick's elephant orphanage. We hope to host you again in future. House of Waine team.

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a beautiful hotel. Staff were great. Food was good. The rooms were very nice. Compared to the other hotel we stayed at in Nairobi it was 5 star plus! We would definitely go back here if we get back to Nairobi in the future.

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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 we made your stay with us enjoyable, liked the rooms, food and service offered by our team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you. House of Waine team.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed September 11, 2015

We stayed here 3 times and every time was perfect. Especially compared to the lack of service in many Kenyan hotels, this one is outstanding. If you can, book the Malaika Suite. Only thing to improve is food which is average on an international standard, but good for Kenyan standard. As in all Kenyan hotels, unfortunately also here, double check...

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

Thank you for staying with us for the third time and also for your kind feedback. We are happy to note that you liked the Malaika suite and also the services offered by our team. We have taken note of your feedback on our meals and billing for improvement. We look forward to welcoming you back for the fourth time....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed September 10, 2015

This place feels like home :) the rooms are very comfortable and tastefully done. By coincidence my room was my favorite color - and that really cheered me up. We had gone for an intensive conference meeting and the meeting facilities for a small group were fantastic. Not sure I liked the food, but the service from the front desk...

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It was a pleasure hosting you at House of Waine. Thank you for staying with us and also for taking time to give us your feedback. We are happy to note that you liked your room, the meeting facilities and the services offered by the team. We have also taken note of your feedback on our meals for improvement. We...

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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: $368 - $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
#15 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Rooms are large, quiet, and individually and tastefully furnished.”
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“Every accommodation is similar and has everything you need for a weekend or a Business Trip. ”
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“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.”
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