The Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages are situated in the close knit, slightly far out suburb of Karen, about 20 miles from downtown Nairobi. The cottages can fit up to 30 guests in total, with 3 of the cottages offering 2 bedroom suites and a living room space. These are designed in tasteful elegance, so as to preserve an Old Africa feel. The Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages is recognized for its culinary excellence, with many of the locals regularly visiting to indulge in the extensive menus. There is also plenty to do onsite, such as getting involved in the numerous board games and shows that take place on the grounds. There are also tours around the area if one wants to get familiar with the wildlife and parks.
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Cottage facilities house as many as 30 guests. Eight of the cottages have individual suites and three have two bedroom suites with a common large sitting room. The honeymoon cottage has a large bedroom and sitting room each with a fireplace. The cottages have been designed after the historic Swedo House to give a sense of reliving history in elegant style. All well appointed cottages have hi-beam ceilings with fireplaces, wood and mazeras stone floors. Mini bars, satellite TVs and internet connections have also been installed. Each bedroom has a large bathroom with its own shower and bath.
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The property features two en-suite bedroom cottages with a common large sitting room.The cottages have been designed after the historic Swedo House to give a sense of reliving history in elegant style. All well appointed cottages have hi-beam ceilings with fireplaces, wood and mazeras stone floors. Mini bars, satellite TVs and internet connections have also been installed. Each bedroom has a large bathroom with its own shower and bath.
The Restaurant is open for breakfast daily. Guests have their choice of five areas for lunch or dinner. Residents can also enjoy dinner in their rooms or poolside. The outdoor garden is spacious for those who enjoy watching birds and butterflies while dining. On week-ends and holidays numerous live music groups featuring African Music or Easy Listening Music play for additional enjoyment and relaxation or relaxed dining by the fish pond with waterfall. The restaurant veranda is also a popular place to spend a relaxing lunch and afternoon. The Large dining room of the romantic L'Amour Restaurant also has large framed windows overlooking the verandah and gardens. It has large suede chairs for comfortable seating and its two large fireplaces provide a warm and cozy atmosphere for raining or chilly days.
On site is a gym, pool and spa. The cottages are located about a half mile from the famous Karen Blixen Museum, which is one of principal tourist attractions in Kenya. The museum property does not have facilities for meals or lodging and the Coffee Gardens have historically been major draw for the tourists visiting the museum. The Coffee Garden is within a few minutes drive to the Nairobi National Wildlife Park. In route to the Coffee Gardens guests can be taken from the international airport and within 10 minutes be on their first safari game drive through Nairobi National Park. The cottages are located within 15 minutes of the Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters and zoo and within 10 minutes of the Sheldrick elephant and rhino orphanage. All shopping and banking is accessible in the nearby township of Karen where residents will have easy access to banks, pharmacies, local restaurants, medical facilities, etc.