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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 2 families occupying 2 out of the 3 cottages. The bathroom had a nasty shower curtain that looked like it had been left in dirty water for too long, the bedrooms had a gaps in the doors and windows - I suspect they're the original windows - and that's. It a complement! The manager Wallace was by far...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything in this old hotel screams colonial style, from the wood interiors to the chimney in the room that you can ask the staff to light up to keep warm at night. Decent breakfast and well kept grounds.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

One off the best hotel,the staff was amazing and very polite. The dinner was super and the room fantastic. The have Internet communications only in the lobby. Superb breakfast with amazing topical fruits ☺☺

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The founder of scouts movement worldwide his works and museums are here.The facility is ideal for all travel need and discover the history of Kenya.Together with the Treetops is a great chain you will love.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 October 2016

What an amazing place with beautiful grounds, maintained lawns and stunning views. The staff were friendly and helpful. The Boy Scout founder Sir Baden Powell lived here the last years of his life and we wanted to see where he lived. The part of the cottage he lived with his wife Olave who was the World Chief Guide is a...

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nairobi
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The lady at the reception doesn't listen with interest. We told her the reason of visiting but we doubt she even heard... Because no action was taken. We headed for lunch, which was nothing to write home about really. The pan fried fish fillets were not fully cooked and soggy. Customer service at this facility is the worst we've experienced...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We only stopped here for lunch so can only review the food. There was a great selection of food to pick off the menu and cooked to order. I had beef which was delicious! I had the fruits for pudding, I'd never had a tree tomato before it was amazing, just like a tropical fruit, don't eat the skin. The...

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Sevierville, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came to Out spandex to enjoy a day of fun and tennis. We walked into the tennis court to find the most run down tennis court we have ever seen. The court surface was very bad It has so many holes that the ball would go in any direction after hitting the pavement. I strongly recommend,...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Not what I expected it to be. Great setting on well maintained piece of land. Well going to the rooms quite spacious and an old settung. Found the rooms quite dull n not well lit. I believe thr bathrooms could do with a bit of modernization. All in all I did enjoy my stay. Food is ok but I do...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had buffet lunch here en route to treetops. This was by far our worst experience in our tour of Kenya. The buffet was Luke warm, the food poor. We had visited previously and had a much better quality. The gardens whilst pretty were not as well maintained as once they were. This place caters for many passing tourists but...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllically located in the Kenyan highlands 2 hours drive from Nairobi the capital city, Outspan provides a holistic business, leisure and adventure experience. A comfortable hotel set in well tended tropical gardens with rolling manicured lawns and breath taking views of Mt Kenya. Lord Baden Powell the founder of the Scouting movement spent the last three years of his life here in a cottage called Paxtu which is still preserved to date. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outspan Hotel

Address: Aberdare National Park, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Central Province > Aberdare National Park
Price Range: ₹ 11,810 - ₹ 18,773 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Outspan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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 of 5 bubbles jarnek, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you want to feel history, go to the old bangalows. Otherwise choose a room in the new wing.”
 of 5 bubbles profgatarat, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
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