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Purdy Arms

Jumia TravelUS$162*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful trip to Kenya, and it all started at the Purdy Arms. A few of our group had never been to this wonderful country before and I booked our first night at the Purdy Arms to rest up and soak up Kenya before our onward travels. It was a brilliant choice, exactly what I...

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A really memorable stay in in a unique colonial style house surrounded by 23 acres of lovely grounds.. Good menu an nice alfresco dining. Jules was incredibly helpful, especially about boarding passes etc. If you want a modern 'chain style' hotelt it may not suit you.. 2 downsides - the meat in the pies needed more cooking and it was...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I went there several times recently and found the whole experience really good. The owners and staff were really accommodating and nice. I would recommend anyone in the area should visit Purdy's at least once.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Whilst the staff were charming, it was all rather chaotic trying to check in. The room itself was very tired in appearance and the bathroom was well below the standard expected in an establishment that charges this sort of room rate. Lively and fun bar with good live music, so not for those who want a quiet early night!

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Purdy Arms is a real gem with many great facets. The rooms themselves are lovely. Decorated in a traditional style they are in keeping with the rest of the property. The gardens around the property are lovely and there is lots of space for kids to roam with excellent play facilities. The bar and restaurant are fantastic. Great atmosphere and...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The first time we stayed with Purdy Arms was on our way down from the Safari to the coast (in room Punta). As we come back to Nairobi, we decided to stay again (in room Chui) because of last good experience. It's a small 5-room hotel situated in a big plot of land and a characteristic building. As it's not...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Because we were flying in from Uk and landing in the evening we thought it best to prebook and prepay to make sure we had a room when we arrived the gates were locked though we got through eventually having woken the guard It then took some time to get anyone to let us in to the hotel Relief after...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had a fantastic stay at Purdy Arms, our flight was at 9 pm and the owner let us spend the entire day with a late checkout. The staff helped us organize taxis and even helped us buy postage from a local store! The property itself is gorgeous and the room was really quaint and comfortable. I would highly recommend...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 January 2017

After a long overcrowded night flight from Europe, we arrived in the morning to Purdy Arms, completely exhausted. We were so well taken care of, sat down in the beautiful garden and had some breakfast, while the staff hurried to make our suite ready for us, even though it was still early in the day. The suite, Simba, was very...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

An absolutely wonderful place to stay and relax. Returning to the hotel after a day out was like coming home. Excellent menu, tables and chairs scattered around the lush green gardens and on the balcony, service by polite staff looking after your ever need. Situated in close proximity of a number of "must" visit places for the tourist. There are...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 23 acres of Karen, a leafy suburb twenty kilometers Southwest of Nairobi, lies the Purdy Arms. With a view of the famed knuckled ridge of the Ngong Hills ("I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills" – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa), it is a relaxing place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purdy Arms

Address: 61 Marula Lane | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: £87 - £146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Purdy Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms are individual and each has its own merits”
wil571, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“"Chui" room”
bbbrendac, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get there early”
colinfs49, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs overlooking the lovely gardens”
, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chui is far away from the bar and very quiet.”
Africangraham, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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