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“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars
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Collingham Gardens Residence & Club
Masai West Road | Box 249, Nairobi 00502, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #30 of 194 Nairobi B&B and Inns
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great club good service. Also a great place for conferences. Try their mixed Platter. Simply great.
They have really given attention to details from landscaping, rooms, service etc.
Its one of Nairobi's hidden secrets.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank George K
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Antony M, General Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, July 4, 2014
Thank you George, we certainly appreciate the great review. You are always welcome for another exceptional visit at Collingham Gardens
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Orinda, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend Collingham Gardens! The staff is extremely friendly and service is top-notch. The rooms are luxurious and comfortable; the restaurant food is delicious; and the hotel is very clean. I would stay here again when I am in Nairobi!

Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank AnitaBardsley
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Anita Bardsley,

Thank you for the recommendation. The chef was beaming and the team positively boosted by your kinds words. Please feel free to contact me (operations@collinghamgardens.co.ke) or the Front Office Supervisor (fom@collinghamgardens.co.ke) for your next reservation.


Best regards
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team
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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I often like a nice quite place where I can also catch up with my work as I travel. This hotels was exactly as I saw it on the web page. High recommended if you want a quite place out of town full of fresh air and good staff. Keep up the good work guys. (Axel)

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Axel Malekia
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Axel Malekia

Thanks Axel! We will keep up the good work and the nice quiet garden atmosphere here at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club. Please feel free to make your next booking by contacting me (operations@collinghamgardens.co.ke) or the Front Office Supervisor (fom@collinghamgardens.co.ke)

Cheers
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team.
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Bangkok, Thailand
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37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Awesome concept and great hotel design, however there are not many guests.
The concept is that there are 4 or 5 very grand villas, the rooms are in the villas and each villa has a communal living room, dining room and hallway. It is all very luxurious.
The food is ok, the steaks are not up to scratch, but the fish is fantastic.
You can see rabbits and guinea fowl roaming the gardens!
There is also the enjoyment of a heated pool.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Steve L
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Steve L,

Greetings from Collingham Gardens. Thank you for the nice description of our accommodation facilities. We have a new menu in place and I hope we will have the pleasure of your company in the future so that you may sample our new recipes.

PS: The rabbits and guinea fowl are roaming around vey happily.

Best regards
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team
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Bangalore, India
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I was wondering what sort of a hotel it would turn out to be after a long flight from Singapore, and a long ride in the darkness from Nairobi airport. And it was a real pleasant surprise when I reached Collingham. Quaint, old world and far removed from a typical hotel. It was more like a home stay, with lovely villas overlooking a garden and a farm house. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank PraveenRamachandra
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Praveen Ramachandra

We are so glad that you were pleasantly surprised and that you enjoyed stay.


Best regards
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team
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Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

In August, I spent three weeks at the Collingham on business, and I cannot say enough about how wonderful the experience was. It is boutique-style rather than mass accommodation. The rooms are lovely and clean, and the grounds are absolutely spectacular. The food is gourmet and some of the best I've had anywhere in the world. The gym is small, but adequate. The staff and management are professional and quality people. I love this place.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank travelerw0rk
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Travelerw0rk,

We really appreciate your very nice comment.
Karibu tena (Kiswahili for "Welcome again")

Best regards
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team
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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a quiet well maintained property and the service is truly amazing. I arrived just before midnight and the kitchen crew knew I was coming and waited to take my order for dinner. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The food is limited in selection but I found it very good. Most importantly, I felt very secure which is an important consideration in the context of Kenya.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank BabaTabo
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C_Gachie, Manager at Collingham Gardens Residence & Club, responded to this review, September 11, 2014
Dear Baba Tabo,

Thank you for your lovely comment. We have looked into our food selection and the chef has lovely specials every week. I hope we will have the pleasure of your company again soon.


Best regards
Catherine Gachie
On behalf of the Collingham team
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Additional Information about Collingham Gardens Residence & Club

Address: Masai West Road | Box 249, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An executive and exclusive residence in the suburbs of Karen, where guests experience exceptional care and genuine hospitality. A boutique hotel whose elegance captures the refined qualities that are at the heart of a stylish home. 10 Minutes from Karen Country Club which is the venue for the 2015 Kenya Open Golf tournament ... more   less 
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