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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Nairobi was a bit overwhelming with horrible traffic, noise and throngs of people after being on a 16 day safari so it was a welcome relief to pull into this beautiful property to spend one night before flying home. It is close to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, which was our sole destination in Nairobi. Unfortunately it poured rain the whole...

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

It was a pleasure hosting you at the end of your Safari and we all highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are happy to note that you found time to enjoy some of the attractions nearby, liked the food and found our staff polite, helpful and accommodating. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. House of...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Spent 3 nights in the hotel for training, and everything was just fantabulous. The food was great and in right quantity, there were complimentary cookies, chocolates and juices in the room. Keep up the good service

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

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad you chose House of Waine for your training and that you had a memorable stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team.

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Delays at the NBO airport due to flooding had us arrive past midnight, instead of our expected 9pm. We were hungry, frustrated and exhausted-- the reception staff, the dining room staff and the kitchen were gracious and treated us royally-- preparing dinner at 1AM. The hotel is beautifully furnished, the grounds are beautiful and the pool is an oasis. Kind,...

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

Thank you for staying with us and we are glad we made your stay enjoyable even after arriving late. We serve a table d' horte menu customized daily to the preferences of the days guests and we are happy you enjoyed the meals as well as the service, fresh cookies and the various treats we put in the rooms for...

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We stayed for 5 nights at the end of our 8 day safari around kenya, Congratulations 'The House of Waine', we had the most wonderful stay, and although it was quiet with not too many guests it was perfect for my husband and I. Nothing was too much trouble, Must complement ALL the staff, especially Mary and her team in...

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

It was a pleasure hosting you for five days and we highly appreciate your kind feedback. We are glad you had a memorable stay and enjoyed the food, service and the various touches we put together for our guests. Thank you for your warm compliments and we all look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Nairobi....

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Of course in Nairobi, you can't just go for a stroll outside of a compound. The grounds were small so we basically stayed inside. We didn't see anyone use the pool - seems like it was more for looks. We didn't have any choice but to eat in the restaurant and it was only average. However, the staff were friendly...

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

Thank you for staying with us and for taking time to give us your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found time to visit the various attractions in the area. We have also taken note of your comments on meals, the friendliness of the staff and the WELCOME on your bed. We look forward to welcoming you...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We recently stayed at the House of Waine for 5 nights during a 2 week trip to Kenya. The hotel is an oasis of calm in a beautiful location. We were looked after superbly by a wonderful team at the hotel. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are beautifully furnished and have large, spacious bathrooms. The common areas in...

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

Thank you for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We are glad you chose to stay with us, liked our rooms and had a memorable stay. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. House of Waine team.

Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

A lovely surprise, better than expected. The checkin and reception was pleasant, the rooms are spacious, breakfasts good and the staff friendly. The gardens are wonderful and the pool is inviting. I felt secure in the grounds. Excellent value for money. I look forward returing.

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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 on our facilities and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, found our staff friendly, enjoyed your meals and also found our grounds nice and secure. We all look forward to your next visit. Thank you. For House of Waine team.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We stayed here for one night, on 19 January 2015, before flying out on safari- absolutely stunning hotel. Lovely grounds, fabulous themed rooms- we stayed in the 'safari' room. The staff could not have treated us better, really lovely people. They knew that we were getting married on safari so treated us to a private meal in front of a...

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

Thank you for staying with us on your way to Safari and congratulations! We appreciate your kind feedback and are glad you enjoyed your meals with us, the service and also liked the Safari room. We hope to get the opportunity to serve you again in future. House of Waine team.

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I visited the House of Waine one morning with my little girl to see a friend who was staying there. From the gate to the restaurant, we were treated like kings. The staff and management offered exceptional service. The entire staff went far and beyond and exceeded our expectations. Bravo Steve the Manager! I will recommend House of Waine to...

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

It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad you and your daughter had a great time visiting your friend. We are happy we met your expectations and hope to host you again in future. Thank you. House of Waine team.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I thought this place was beautiful. The room I had was immense, and I could fit a whole class of students in the bathroom. I was impressed with everything about the House of Waine. The staff, the food, and the decor were exceptional. The bed was luxury, had the best night's sleep.

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Thank you for staying with us and the great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the food, service and found our staff and decor exceptional. We hope to host you again on your next visit to Nairobi House of Waine team.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $481 - $977 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#13 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”
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“All the rooms were very spacious and luxurious - with excellent coffee delivered first thing in the morning.”
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