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Karen Country Lodge
Certificate of Excellence
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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“Amazing Decor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

The restaurant and rooms are cozy and decorated in the most amazing way. Walking around the grounds is like being transported into a magical garden. The rooms are big and modern with everything you could need. The food is the best I have had in Nairobi and the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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2 Thank fraserkaren
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
We are glad that you could visit us.Karen Country Lodge was happy to host you and you are most welcome once again.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

This lodge has a nice feel to it with interesting glass artwork scattered about the place, works of art & bits & pieces to enjoy throughout the establishment. The staff are friendly willing to bend over backwards for you (cooking us a late meal even though the kitchen was closed).
The rooms are clean & serviced everyday to a high standard.
If you like a dark room this is not the place for you as it's quite bright in the morning, however if you like a spacious bathroom with a bath tub to soak in all your dreams will come true.
I wasn't a fan of the food here it never quite got past the average point but our overall experience was enjoyable

  • Stayed October 2013
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2 Thank Janis C
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 17 November 2014
Thank you Janis for your positive review You are welcome again and this time the food will be much better.
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

An absolutely brilliant place to stay, friendly staff, good food and drink, peaceful surroundings and stunning rooms. Rob and Georgina are great hosts, nothing is too much of a problem for them. I would definately recommend Karen Country lodge to anyone who is looking for a nice relaxing stay.

Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Thank melanie i
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
We at Karen Country Lodge are very glad to have hosted you.We appreciate your positive feedback and invite you to visit us again.
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Nice, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

Enjoyed a wonderful few days at Karen Country Lodge. Excellent food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. Nothing was too much trouble. Enjoyed lolling by the pool and strolling in the gardens in the evening. I would definitely recommend KCL to anyone wanting a relaxing holiday and a fab time.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Chris A
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
We at Karen Country Lodge are glad that you had a great stay in our Lodge.We appreciate your feedback and welcome you again to stay with us.
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Nairobi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

Went there with my friends for the weekend and had a great time. The staff are super friendly and the service is really good. It's in a nice peaceful area called Karen and as soon as me and my friends got there we felt relaxed. You won't be disappointed.

Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank NoahRO90
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
Karen Country Lodge is glad to have hosted you and your friends for that weekend.Thank you for your positive response and we hope to host you again.Welcome anytime.
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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

Had a really good night at Karen Country Lodge. Had a very good dinner, headed down to the rooms, where there was a fire already made, making the room very warm, good atmosphere. The service as very good, we were looked after very well throughout our stay. This is a perfect spot, will defiantly be coming back here whenever i am in Nairobi.

Room Tip: Room 5 nice very in the mornings.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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1 Thank Nick W
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
Karen Country Lodge is glad to have hosted you.Thank you for your positive response and you are most welcome when you come back to Nairobi.
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London, England
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

Enjoyed a week at the Karen Country Lodge being looked after by Rob and his team. Rooms were outstanding and the restaurant was excellent. Especially enjoyed the breakfasts and the fresh tree tomato juice. Nothing was too much trouble and I will definitely look forward to my next stay.

Room Tip: Stayed in Cottage 1 which was extremely quiet and only a 2 min walk from/to the restaurant.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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1 Thank JASH09
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Jedidah N, Guest Relations Manager at Karen Country Lodge, responded to this review, 19 November 2014
Karen Country Lodge is happy to have hosted you Jash.We are glad you enjoyed your meals and the excellent hospitality in our lodge.Thank you for your positive response and you are most welcome again.
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Additional Information about Karen Country Lodge

Property: Karen Country Lodge
Address: Warai South Road | 24390, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 198 Speciality Lodging in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the leafy- green, Karen suburbia rests an eclectic leisure haven. Draped in modern, chic decor, this once colonial bungalow radiates a stunning, serene ambiance that captivates any audience. Sip a cocktail in the luscious, vibrant gardens or host a conference in this tranquil refuge. Surround yourself in serenity, let go in classic comfort in our chic boutique cottages. ... more   less 
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