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Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar

Naro-Moru Nanyuki Highway, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400 Kenya
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#1 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Nanyuki Town
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Soames Hotel and Jacks Bar is a beautiful newly constructed hotel and restaurant, located 7km from Nanyuki town on the Nanyuki Naro-Moru highway. An out of town hotel, set within a 100 acre private property overlooking Mount Kenya. Its classic contemporary style with a clean cut modern look, simply and tastefully furnished, is a great place for a meal out or an overnight stay. In the heart of the main hotel lounge area is Jack's Bar, serving freshly brewed Ethiopia coffee, cocktails and drinks with a good selection of wines, and a tempting snack menu. The cuisine is excellent, serving favorite dishes from all over the world, using the best and most fresh ingredients available, and home-made as much as possible. The hotel has 12 double en-suit rooms, with a double or twin bed configuration, flat screen TV, modern bathroom facilities and a dressing room / work space. All rooms have tea and coffee facilities.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Banquet room
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Shuttle bus service
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
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Alexander K wrote a review Jan 2021
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So’ames, what a wonderful little oasis with great views. We had been invited along by friends who couldn’t stop raving about it and they weren’t exaggerating. The food was absolutely delicious, the wine fantastic and the staff incredible, very warm, welcoming and efficient. We will definitely be returning and can certainly recommend it.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Mutiga wrote a review Jan 2021
Nairobi Region, Kenya3 contributions1 helpful vote
4th visit and we continue to love Soames. Quiet, neat, serene and excellent food. The staff too are friendly and accommodating. Well organized with good views of the mountain and a convenient location off the main road and to the wider region. Did I mention the food?
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Grace K wrote a review Nov 2020
Juja, Kenya25 contributions1 helpful vote
We stay with friends in the cottages for two nights. The staff were welcoming and helpful.The entire grounds, buildings and rooms were well kept, clean, cosy with a simple farmhouse concept. Meals are prepared fresh and decent portions of not too hungry😋. We appeciated beautiful sights of Mt. Kenya from the cottage rooms and outdoor dining area. Overall prices are slightly on the higher side.The double room was Ksh 11,000 for BB that accommodates. The Menu at the time due to COVID was alacarte and not buffet on average meals range ksh 1000-2000.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Beatrice W Migongo wrote a review Nov 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
It was my second time there. Honestly so disgusted 🤢 by the racism. The fact that you come to tend to only the white clients, serve them food without taking our order and still come back to check on them without acknowledging other customers! Racism by your own fellow Kenyans is disgusting 🤢 . It shouldn't matter that someone is staying at the hotel or is white. Then using the excuse that your busy. And it's so sad because your food/chef is actually great
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Stephanie H wrote a review Oct 2020
Nairobi, Kenya56 contributions19 helpful votes
The cottages are beautiful, clean and nicely decorated. The service is great, friendly and very attentive. Very tasty food and a beautiful view of Mount Kenya (when the clouds lift). Very conveniently situated if you are on the way through, as is is near the main road, with very spacious parking. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$115 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceLaikipia CountyNanyuki MunicipalityNanyuki Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar
Which popular attractions are close to Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
Nearby attractions include Equator Marker (3.8 miles) and Lewa Downs Primary School (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Trout Tree, Cape Chestnut Laikipia Sip & Dine Nanyuki, and Carol's Cafe.
Does Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.
Is Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.