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Nairobi
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, warm and we'll prepared meals,theres even music on the grounds, friendly staff and owner, bathrooms are super clean . Especially best to use the grounds as a photo shoot for weddings etc. Clean pool.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I made a trip recently to Nairobi and stayed 2 nights at Karura House. I'm so glad I chose this place. Very friendly atmosphere, and the hospitality is just priceless. I recommend this place without reservation and I look forward to visiting Karura House again in the future.

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Very good security guaranteed; the two small dogs and of course the two very big doors that kept guard throughout the night.Very nice hosts (Mr & Mrs Kimani) and nice warm Kenyan dishes,"Mokimo",etc !!! Very clean compound and lawns and nice family living room ! Longest I have ever stayed within East African other than my country ! The maid...

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was our great pleasure to host you! I will pass your regards to all and we look forward to welcoming you again and again.

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 27 January 2014

I spend two nights at Karura House. I couldn't choose better!!! The room was very big, with the amazing view of the gardens, the breakfast was great and the people too (Muthoni, Erik...). I felt like at home. I had also the opportunity to cook during the day in its full equipped kitchen. Very quiet and close to UN compound...

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review

Dear Igone, It was such a great pleasure hosting you! Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Warm Regards, Karura House.

Nairobi
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed at Karura House for one whole month in August 2012, while looking for a house in Nairobi. We absolutely loved the place and the family, and could well have stayed on for even longer. At that time the family rented out two rooms, one with a private entrance and one in the main part of the house itself....

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review

Dear Pia and Matts, It was such an absolute pleasure to host you and more importantly to make friends with you! Thank you for the detailed feedback and we would love to host you again ;) Warm Regards, Karura House

Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The Karura house makes you feel at home in Nairobi with a full breakfast in the morning, snacks, tea, and a delicious dinner with greens from their gardens. The room was comfortable and offered a warm bath. The UN Complex is only a 20 minute walk away, or a 5-10 minute taxi ride. The family is wonderful, accommodating, and great...

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review

Dear Molly, It was a real pleasure to host you! We look forward to welcoming you again next time you are in a Nairobi! Warm Regards, Karura House Family

Paris, France
Reviewed 13 May 2013

A very welcoming place that will make you feel like home. Great breakfast made just for you. Beautiful and peaceful backyard. I wish I had time to enjoy the pool. Ideal if you are on a business trip for a UN conference.

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Karura H, Manager at Karura House, responded to this review

Thank you Claire for your review. It was a delight to host you and welcome again ! Warm Regards, Karura House

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karura House is located on the hilltops of the Karura Forest with sprawling views. It is set amidst blooming gardens and is located only 5 minutes away from the UN headquarters,Village Market and numerous embassies. We have double, en-suite rooms. Breakfast is tailored to your tastes with the option of a full English breakfast or continental Breakfast. There is also unlimited access to wireless internet and access to the swimming pool facility and gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karura House

Address: 221 Ruaka Rd | P.O Box 10001, Nairobi 00400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $108 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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