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House of Waine

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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...More

Thank LaurenMc92
Response from HoWNairobi, Manager at House of WaineResponded October 1, 2015

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...More

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,...More

Thank Lori W
Response from HoWNairobi, Manager at House of WaineResponded October 1, 2015

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...More

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....More

Thank Ross A
Response from HoWNairobi, Manager at House of WaineResponded September 17, 2015

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...More

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...More

Thank Gary B
Response from HoWNairobi, Manager at House of WaineResponded September 17, 2015

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...More

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.More

Thank Jeff B
Response from HoWNairobi, Manager at House of WaineResponded September 17, 2015

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...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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$432 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
$432 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Stacy M
August 28, 2017|
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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
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Anne C
March 8, 2017|
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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
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Megpersi5
May 2, 2016|
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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.
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