Rating: Deluxe Price from: £215 pp B&B
The House of Waine is a private house, owned and run by a Kenyan family and is situated in 2½ acres of elegant and peaceful gardens in the quiet suburb of Karen. This is a convenient and safe stop over, just 20 mins from Wilson (domestic) airport and 40 mins from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
The hotel is of a high standard, beautifully and uniquely furnished with all modern comforts but in a friendly relaxing atmosphere.
In the gardens is a heated swimming pool and pool side bar, there is a light and airy breakfast room and additional private terrace room.
Close by, the area of Karen, is the Giraffe Centre, the Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage, a large traditional crafts centre and many other shops, cafes and attractions.
Open: All year.
Location: In the Karen district of Nairobi.
Rooms: There are 11 bedrooms all with individual style and themes, all are en-suite and most have a separate shower and bath. Rooms are equipped with televisions, direct dial telephones, complimentary cold drinks and tea and coffee facilities, mini safe, complimentary pastries or cakes. One of the rooms is a huge suite with a large terrace.
Facilities: There is a good-size heated swimming pool, with a pool bar.
Dining: Good quality meals can be provided on request. Usually the hotel is booked on a B&B bases.
Children: Children are welcome here.
Communication: There is the facility for internet connection in each room and the hotel will lend laptops for this purpose. Mobile signals are good.
"Lovely, small hotel with excellent service. Grounds were beautiful, as was the hotel itself."
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Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499