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Soames Hotel & Jack's Bar

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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 internet
Bar / lounge
Darts
Airport transportation
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Private check-in / check-out
Secured parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Taxi service
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Desk
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Private balcony
Seating area
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Flatscreen TV
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Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
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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 2020
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Daniel G wrote a review Aug 2020
Nairobi, Kenya18 contributions4 helpful votes
The staff and management are extremely helpful, hospitable and accommodating. The rooms are spacious, well designed, and elegant, with all the amenities of a modern establishment. An extra blanket was provided for the cold. The grounds are manicured and the restaurant is tastefully done. The service was fast and the breakfast was tasty and filling. It’s an ideal location for an overnight stay or a quiet vacation. The restaurant was closed at the time as the hotel had just reopened.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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GILL C wrote a review Mar 2020
Chichester, United Kingdom31 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved is place - comfortable rooms and elegant public areas , delicious food and a lovely fire in the lounge in the evening. Clearly a local watering hole , it retains plenty of old style charm and yet offers up to date facilities and service, The view of mount Kenya, especially in the morning, is stunning Simon the front desk manager went above and beyond to help us and drove us personally to the Mount Kenya Trust office and then waited to make sure we were in the right place. We would love to return.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Kathy wrote a review Feb 2020
Nairobi, Kenya3 contributions3 helpful votes
Stayed here for two nights. Pros: Excellent service, very attentive manager and staff; nice clean rooms all with a patio and a great view of Mt. Kenya; amazing breakfast (We did not have any other meals here so can’t speak to that); comfortable common lounge area with a bar and a fire place; close to the main road yet quiet. Cons: Bring your own lotion and shampoo as none are provided in the rooms; hair driers not provided; double rooms have twin beds instead of queen beds. Overall, the cons were not deal breakers. I recommend it.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Jane M wrote a review Feb 2020
6 contributions3 helpful votes
We walked in for breakfast - quite sumptuous - cereals with milk, choice of fruits, fresh juice, yoghurt and quite a good selection from the hot kitchen - bacon, eggs of choice, sausage, tomato with toast - the bread was fresh and crunchy and the pièce de resistance was their home made jam. The ambience is great with a well loved homely feel. Staff was also very friendly and accommodating... we got some nice masala tea despite the fact that it is not on their menu. Would definitely love to go back for a meal and with more time to enjoy the ambience.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$115 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceLaikipia CountyNanyuki MunicipalityNanyuki Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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