Set in 140 acres of grounds and a half hour from the centre of Nairobi, Kenya, the charming Giraffe Manor is home to a number of animals, including its namesake, and numerous warthogs, Bush Bucks, and birds. The 6 rooms with bathroom are comfortably furnished, carrying an air of old world chic. One of the rooms is furnished in the style favored by famous author Karen Blixen, who wrote about Africa. Dining is taken with the rest of the boarders, but in a very intimate fashion where the hosts join guests and all are seated around the table by candlelight and wine. Some meals, the giraffes are invited to join. They’re known to poke their heads in for a bite. The Manor offers transportation to all sorts of tourist spots. Nearby, there is also an elephant sanctuary to visit.
The Giraffe Manor is an elegant, personally hosted, small and exclusive hotel, famous for its resident herd of giraffe. The Giraffe Manor offers a rich blend of welcoming accommodation, highly trained and friendly staff, as well as one of Nairobi's finest kitchens. Travellers from all over the world now make The Giraffe Manor part of their East African safari, the only place in the world where you can enjoy the breathtaking experience of feeding and photographing the giraffe over the breakfast table and at the front door.The Giraffe Manor is surrounded by 140 acres of indigenous forest just outside Kenya's capital, Nairobi. As well as the giraffe, the property is also home to many species of birds, large families of warthogs and the elusive Bush Buck. A visit to the hotel is intimate, with the hosts regularly around and available for interaction.
Inspired by the manor’s original 1930’s decor, this unique lodging accommodation has six deluxe double bedrooms with large four poster beds, antique furnishing, striking art decor and spacious bathrooms.
Meals are prepared in house and served around the dining table with candlelight and wine. One exciting aspect of dining at the Giraffe Manor is the sight of giraffes out the window. Nothing compares! The giraffe regularly stick their heads through, and in the mornings, guests may feed them through these windows. All meals are fulfilling, plentiful, and pleasantly served. One may find themselves sharing their own meals with the giraffe! Do not expect anything resort-like and fancy, as the Manor is more of the homecooking sort.
Be sure to take in some horse back riding and check out the elephant sanctuary in the area. Transportation is provided from the Manor to most tourist destinations, free of charge. Return is also possible. There are plenty of other animals roaming the property, so feel free to wander around these 140 acres.
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