The House of Waine is considered the most beautiful hotel in Nairobi, enchanting guest from across the world with its hospitality, eloquent detailing, and first class dining. The well-maintained property houses 11 rooms, each stylized to different themes. Some look out on the garden either on ground level or above, with a balcony. Spacious, atmospheric bathtubs add to the rooms. Dining is unparalleled, with sandwiches and teas, multiple course meals, and a view of the gorgeous hotel grounds. The area is packed with things to do, including visits to the Karen Blixen Museum and Kazari Beads.
Wake up in one of our 11 lavish ensuite rooms, elegantly furnished to reflect individualized themes. After a relaxing bath or an invigorating shower in your marble bathroom flooded with natural light, you are invited to join in on a sumptuous breakfast to start off your day. Be tempted by the variety of activities we offer. You can choose from, among others, a trip to Nairobi National Park, a round of golf or a cultural excursion to while away your afternoon. Before dinner, you may wish to return to your comfortable and spacious room, where you can luxuriate in the extra wide bath as you prepare to feast your senses in the dining room.
Manyatta is the Masaai name for home or homestead. Our room reflects the dominant colour of these nomadic people, red. From the "Shukas" that they wear to the red colour of the hair of their men, this famous community ensures that their identity remains distinct to this day. We hope you will feel at home with us as we keep alive the spirit of the word Mayatta. This is a garden facing room with a small balcony and double height ceilings. The room also features a separate bath and shower and the option of twin beds, with a room size of 30sqm. The Ziwa room overlooks our pond with a small waterfall. This room faces the front of the house and features a separate bath and shower and the option of twin beds, at 28sqm. The Tembo room refers to elephants, as it possess ivory, cream, and brown tones in tribute to this noble animal and its habitat. This is a garden-facing room with a separate bath and shower, and the option of twin beds, at 28sqm. The Safari room is so named because of the ge
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Noon heralds lunch, served in the garden or on the sunlit terrace. We believe that good food begins with fresh ingredients so that only the freshest items are selected and carefully prepared to give you a culinary experience that ensures you a memorable stay. As shadows begin to fall, tea is served at our Pool Bar or the Terrace. Enjoy Kenyan tea or coffee, both generally believed to be among the best in the world served together with pastries, cakes, and sandwiches to tempt every palate. You can have pre-dinner drinks in the large and comfortable lounge with its essentially African feel. A roaring fire sets the ideal backdrop as you trade stories with other guests. Dinner is a spectacular affair at the House of Waine. The warm hues of the dining room and the soothing sound of Afro Jazz combine with exquisite cuisine to create an intoxicating atmosphere ensuring the perfect end to a perfect day.
Founded in 1975 by Lady Susan Wood to teach jewellery making to the poor, Kazuri Beads produces handmade, ceramic jewellery and tableware. Today Kazuri still provides opportunities for local women to make a living by producing truly unique pieces. Here you can visit the workshop and also purchase jewellery and tableware. At 117 square kms, the Nairobi National Park is the only wildlife reserve located so close to a major city. Despite its location it is one of the few parks in Kenya where you can be certain of seeing a black rhino in addition to lion, leopard and buffalo, four of the Big Five. It also incorporates the Nairobi Safari Walk, a cross between a zoo and a nature trail. This Karen Blixen Museum was the original home of the Danish Baroness, on whose book the film ‘OUT OF AFRICA’ is based. The property was restored by the Danish government and retains much of the original furniture which gives visitors a useful glimpse of life in Kenya in the early part of the 20th Century.
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