We stayed twice at the Southhood. Gladys and Roy answered all our emails promptly, picked us up on time from the airport and welcomed us to their guesthouse. Gladys even organised a birthday cake for my husband. They really made us feel at home. The rooms are basic but very clean and comfortable. The only disappointment we had was with a trip to the elephant orphanage the morning of our departure, as instead of charging the transfer fee we anticipated (around 30 USD), we were charged a day tour of around $200. Gladys later explained that they had hired the car for the day for us and so they passed on this charge, but it was a shock at the time. I would definitely stay here again but would advise travellers to get definitive prices on transport beforehand.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Southhood Villa is a modern facility located along the busy Nairobi-Mombasa highway. We have five tastefully furnished rooms with a harmonizing luxury and comfort. The ambiance at the Southhood Villa evokes a sense of serenity and tranquility. All rooms are competitively priced with 24hr check in/out, free WIFI, Free Cable and local TV, Laundry services, 24hr airport transfers, ironing, ample and secure parking ... more less