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Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed for 2 nights after Masai Mara safari. The "hotel" is a number of large, spacious bungalows set in extensive grounds, with a small central swimming pool adjacent to the breakfast room. The rooms are large, each with comfortable beds, a large shower/bathroom and sitting room, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The staff were friendly and helpful, and there is...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Unfortunately our hotel of choice was booked in Karen so we had to settle for Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens. The old lady would turn in her grave is she experienced the complete lack of focus and attention the current hotel displays. The setting is nice - old fashioned bungalows with large rooms and spacious areas. Add in a nice garden...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Had dinner at the restaurant before going to the Masai Mara. Even though set in a suburb on Nairobi which can take a while to reach because of the traffic, you feel like you stepped back in time. There is an extensive cocktail list and the staff are knowledgeable about the food and wine on offer. The appetizers are quite...

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Only stayed for a few days on s business trip. What a great location! Spacious bungalows, great beds and a beautiful green environment. Not to mention the history of the place. Very relaxing way to start a trip. Staff were very helpful. Hope to be visiting again some day.

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San Dimas, California
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Recently in Karen on business and our usual guest house was booked so the office put us here. What a lovely surprise. Beautiful gardens and charming rustic cottages. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was simple but good, the coffee of course was excellent. The restaurant had excellent food whether dining in the formal restaurant or outside which has...

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Belgium
Reviewed 15 February 2016

It's not so impressive. The sights are good, yes, and there's a nice pussycat who keeps the evil people away, but an sich the coffee gardens of Karen Blixen are more exciting in your head's imagination than at the place itself, which is quite boring, next to the multiple trees and the wonderful views.

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York
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Indivual cottages in pleasant setting. Ideal location for Blien museum and Giraffe centre. Good breakfast - the chef knows how to cook a good omelet! Cottage was well appointed - hot shower, clean bathroom and lovely huge bed with netting. No that we saw a mosquito! Good restaurant on site too.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a peaceful and lovely place to get away from the city on the weekend for a meal. We ate outside in the garden and there was a bouncy castle for the kids, which was a hit. The bar was amazing and the setting felt like we had be sent back in time to another era.

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2016

A small group of us stayed here for one night before heading out to the Mara. The rooms were clean and very spacious with a large bathroom area as well. The restaurant was closed when we arrived, but we did have breakfast in the morning. The food was fairly basic but fresh and they had an omelette bar available. The...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The place is nice and sweet, reasonably clean and well maintained. The breakfast included is very basic, but ingredients were fresh. We stayed in the honeymoon suite as it was more spacious. There is a bit of upkeep that can be done on the interior. Also, its near the boundary adjoining the road so you can hear vehicles passing. Overall,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottages are located in Karen, a beautiful, peaceful suburb approximately 20 miles from downtown Nairobi and about half a mile from the famous Karen Blixen Museum. The cottages are located in the midst of one of the oldest formal gardens in Kenya which have huge jacaranda, candelabra, cactus, bottlebrush, and other trees. Over 200 types of flowers bloom through the year and numerous bird feeders attract hundreds of varieties of birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages

Address: 336 Karen Road | P.O Box 163, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 14,324 - ₹ 31,444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Just go somewhere more professional and service friendly”
 of 5 bubbles bulgenes, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is located on a very busy road with a lot of truck noise. Ask for a cottage as far away from the road as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 693LindaB693, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“less noise on the south side”
 of 5 bubbles Lightskinsensation, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All equally good from what we observed.”
  • Double sink and lots of toiletries
  • Very comfortable
  • View from verandah
 of 5 bubbles 822suek, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the restaurant and bar.”
 of 5 bubbles SDarlington, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
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