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House of Waine

Discover House of Waine

Found in 2.5 acres of land in set in the peaceful suburb of Karen, named after Karen Blixen, House of Waine is a welcoming boutique hotel in Nairobi. Each of the 11 suites is entirely individual, styled comfortably and nicely furnished.

The House offers the chance to sample delectable cuisine and to relax in the hotel's heated swimming pool. The are a variety of locations on the property from which to enjoy your meals, and there are also two bars.
There is a wide selection of attractions in the surrounding area, with Nairobi National Park nearby as well as plenty of places where you can interact with wildlife. The Giraffe Centre allows visitors to feed giraffes by hand and you can adopt and interact with elephant and rhino at the Daphne Sheldrick Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Expert View

  • Family-owned, boutique hotel
  • A private retreat in an upmarket suburb of the city
  • Conveniently located close to Nairobi attractions
  • Tranquil gardens and a swimming pool for relaxation

At a glance

  • 11 Rooms & 1 Cottage
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • B&B to Full Board

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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.


"You are centrally located near the best of Nairobis attractions such as the Karen Blixen Muesum, the Kazuri beads, The Giraffe centre and The world famous David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust amongst others."

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