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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Rooms are big and come with everything you'd expect in luxury hotel, but in a more intimate setting, like you're spending a weekend in a friend's private mansion. Staff are friendly and professional. Not much to do immediately beyond the gates, but good place to use as stopover before heading onto safari.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and also for your kind feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff helpful and professional. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit and if you have some time available we will be happy to arrange a quick tour of various attractions within...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed here on our last night in Kenya at the end of a 14 day safari. And what a way to end what had been an amazing holiday! We had the Malaiki Suite which was totally superb. The room was just gorgeous, the bathroom decadently huge and balcony delightful. The staff were very friendly and breakfast really yummy. There...

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Thank you for staying with us at the end of your Safari, we are happy you had an amazing holiday. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay with us, liked the Malaika suite, enjoyed your meals with us and found our staff friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team.

USA
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

House of Waine is a fine matriarch welcoming the tired to recuperate in large bath tubs, on a beautiful terrace, amidst an inviting garden and within a stunning pool area. The staff was amazing in their service and pleasantness. We enjoyed both dinner and breakfast in the restaurant and both meals were delicious. Breakfast is a large English affair and...

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you overnight at the House of Waine and we appreciate your kind feedback. We gladly note that you enjoyed your stay with us, meals, service and found our staff pleasant. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team.

Germany
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was my second stay here with my husband ,and I can never get enough of the warm reception beyond words.From the gate as one checks in they feel needed and their presence appreciated all through to the reception.Perfect locating, magnificent rooms ,freshly made cuisine be it breakfast or dinner.The staff Wow! they are always there to assist the clients...

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and your kind feedback. We were honored to host you again are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, liked the rooms, food and that our team was helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Nairobi. Thank you. House of Waine team.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Quiet and serene environment. Every meal is freshly made to your liking. Great atmosphere for a retreat. Few rooms but it feels like a country home in outskirts of Nairobi. The staff are warm; friendly, courteous and very welcoming right from the security guards to the supervisor Mr Nzioka.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Dear Lennie, It was a pleasure hosting you at House of Waine and thank you for your kind feedback. We are happy you found us warm, friendly, courteous and welcoming. We look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you. House of Waine team.

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 18 July 2015

House of Waine outside Nairobi in Karen is the perfect place to begin or end your safari. Lovely large rooms, each decorated in a different theme. Food is wonderful - breakfast, lunch and dinner. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing House of Waine, it was a pleasure hosting you. We are happy you had a memorable stay with us, enjoyed your meals, liked the rooms and found our staff friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team.

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We stayed at House of Waine when we were in Nairobi on a layover before heading out on safari. The staff was very welcoming, even though we arrived pretty late in the evening. We were immediately given a fresh drink and were able to sit and relax for a few minutes before being shown to our room. We also ordered...

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your kind feedback. We are happy to note that we made your stay with us memorable and that you were able to relax and rest after many hours of travelling. We note that you found our rooms spacious, clean and comfortable, service prompt, environment safe and enjoyed your meals with us....

Boston, MA
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This hotel is located in the quiet part of Nairobi, right near the Karen Blixon Giraffe Center. It is a colonial style boutique hotel. When my daughter and I took the long trip from Boston, we were really tired. We were greeted in English and Swahili, along with a bubbly fruity drink that was oh so delicious! The check-in was...

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, it was a pleasure hosting you in Tembo Suite and we are glad you found the bed comfortable and liked our room amenities. We are happy to note you enjoyed your stay with us and found time to visit some of the nearby attractions. We look forward to welcoming you back to lovely Kenya...

Reviewed 27 June 2015

Wonderful staff, excellent cuisine with interesting guests. I cannot recommend it too highly. The rooms are spacious, the staff are unfailingly friendly and helpful and the property is extremely well managed. I cannot recommend it too highly.

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HoWNairobi, Manager at House of Waine, responded to this review

Thank your for choosing House of Waine, we highly appreciate your kind recommendation and compliments. We are happy to note that our staff made your stay enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you back on you next visit to Nairobi. House of Waine team.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 24 June 2015

House of Waine is the perfect, quiet retreat after a long flight or a busy safari. Located in a quiet neighborhood of Nairobi it provides the perfect springboard to visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center and the Karen Blixen Museum. The staff are extremely attentive and flexible and will accommodate your every wish. I would highly recommend this...

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Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad to note that you found time to enjoy the various attractions close by and found our staff flexible and accommodating. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team..

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about House of Waine

Address: Masai Lane & Bogani Road | Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 24,869 - ₹ 50,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — House of Waine 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
House Of Waine Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Of Waine
Of Waine Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#14 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Rooms are large, quiet, and individually and tastefully furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles berbelp, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Every accommodation is similar and has everything you need for a weekend or a Business Trip. ”
 of 5 bubbles SteveH318, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be shown the rooms available before selecting. They all have distinctive decor, and you can chose the one closest to your liking :)”
 of 5 bubbles 749sarahn, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The room are all quiet as it is in a good neighbourhood in Nairobi”
 of 5 bubbles cack2, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were very spacious and luxurious - with excellent coffee delivered first thing in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles bud_phillips2001, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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