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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I would like to express our gratitude and recommend highly, this amazing spot for a romantic night. We stayed here after our wedding before the honeymoon and boy were we in for a treat! I'd been to the hotel severally on business, but felt that due to close proximity to our wedding venue and their personalized and... More 

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Botswana
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8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having spent 2 nights at House of Waine we found this beautiful hotel a real joy and a fantastic experience that we all enjoyed. The staff were of the highest quality and extremely effective with great warm smiles. The food, rooms and overall experience is highly recommend and a great location. Can't wait to return soon and well done House... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this delightful hotel while inspecting a school in Nairobi. It's very nicely appointed-colonial style rooms-and the service is excellent. Dinner was very good- the beef is terrific. A nice quiet oasis in Nairobi.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little gem is every couples dream accommodation especially on special occassions like weddings or anniversary. House of Waine was our home on our wedding night and we cannot thank the staff enough for the love and kindness shown to us on our special day. Nothing was too much to ask of them. The room itself was spacious, clean and... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel - colonial - a nice surprise!! Used to be a house and the garden is lovely as was the service and everything about it was nice. We had dinner there one night and was also very nice. The staff were very friendly.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for you kind feedback. We are happy to note that you enjoyed your stay with us, the gardens, service, food and found our team friendly. We look forward to welcoming you again. House of Waine team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a night stop at the House of Waine as we were transiting to the Mara the next day. We had a large suite on the first floor which was very luxurious and well appointed. I loved the woodwork everywhere with sweeping staircases and huge doors. The place has a very colonial feel to it especially when you sit... More 

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

It was a pleasure hosting you for a night on your way to the Mara. We hope you enjoyed your safari and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, liked your suite, bathroom, the hotel facilities, breakfast, view and the lovely bird chatter from the hotel gardens. We hope to welcome you back on your next trip. House of... More 

Oceanside, CA
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the House of Waine after arriving in Nairobi in mid-September, 2016. After 24 hours of being on the plane, we arrived at about 10:30 PM. Amazingly, the very courteous and helpful staff offered to fix us dinner at that hour! We said thanks, but no, and collapsed into the very comfortable beds. Coffee and tea arrived early... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and it was a pleasure hosting you in September. We are glad you spent two nights with us and got an opportunity to enjoy the various attractions in the area and that we made your stay and your wife's birthday memorable. Bernard, Robert, our kitchen staff and the whole team appreciate your kind... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at House of Waine. The attention to detail is impeccable and was a lovely way to finish my travel plans in Kenya. A warm welcome with an oversized suite it was always going to be a place I would never forget.

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and taking time to give us your kind feedback. We are happy to note that you enjoyed your stay with us, like the room and the attention to detail by our team. We all look forward to welcoming you back. House of Waine team. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

You feel yourself transported back in time to colonial Africa of a hundred years ago. This beautiful house has been converted to a guest house. Quiet, tranquil and very relaxing. Great service, great food and exceptional rooms. This is the ideal place to relax a couple of days after a long flight or before the long flight home. I suggest... More 

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

It was a pleasure hosting you and we appreciate your kind feedback. We are glad to note that you had a memorable stay with us, like the rooms, tranquility, quiet, rooms, service and food. We hope to host you again on your next visit. House of Waine team. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have spent a total of 4 nights in House of Waine during our honeymoon. First when we arrived in Nairobi after our flight to Kenia, secondly returning from our 6 day safari trip, and thirdly when we were kicked off our flight to the Seychelles due to vaccination card issues... So we were required to stay 2 more nights... More 

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

Thank you for choosing House of Waine and it was a pleasure hosting you. We appreciate your kind feedback and are happy to note that you liked our rooms, gardens, friendly staff, location with proximity to airports and have also note the areas we can improve on. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip. House of... More 

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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: £290 - £600 (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 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#13 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“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
“Safari room was very large and nicely decorated”
 of 5 bubbles bernadette972015, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the 2nd floor facing the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles DillonJames, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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