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Kifaru House

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Overview
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Your stay in this beautiful home supports responsible animal welfare practices for the under privileged communities in Kenya as all proceeds received from the house are ploughed back into conservation and animal welfare programs run by Africa Network for Animal Welfare.The home is located in the leafy suburbs of Karen away from the hustle and bustle of the city in a secure gated neighborhood; is well furnished with efficient facilities and has a dense cover of mature trees,shrubs and a nature trail that leads down to a slow moving stream. This home is fully equipped with the necessary amenities such as dining area, living room, five en-suite bedrooms, kitchen, balcony, play ground and a lawn. The living room has long wide glass windows and wooden doors that offer a view of the valley and t...Your stay in this beautiful home supports responsible animal welfare practices for the under privileged communities in Kenya as all proceeds received from the house are ploughed back into conservation and animal welfare programs run by Africa Network for Animal Welfare.The home is located in the leafy suburbs of Karen away from the hustle and bustle of the city in a secure gated neighborhood; is well furnished with efficient facilities and has a dense cover of mature trees,shrubs and a nature trail that leads down to a slow moving stream. This home is fully equipped with the necessary amenities such as dining area, living room, five en-suite bedrooms, kitchen, balcony, play ground and a lawn. The living room has long wide glass windows and wooden doors that offer a view of the valley and the forest. Guests to the house will also enjoy a fully equipped modern kitchen where they can prepare their own meals or enjoy fresh garden picked delicacies prepared to their taste by our in-house chef(at a small fee). Each of the five bedrooms has an attached private bathroom and toilet. The five rooms can comfortably accommodate a group of ten or more on sharing basis. From the balcony, guests can enjoy some of the most spectacular and memorable moments as the sun goes down. In addition, guests have access to free unlimited wireless internet as well as free parking space throughout their stay. The five rooms – Care, Comfort, Content, Co-existence and Natural are themed on the five animal freedoms: Freedom from hunger and thirst (Care), freedom from discomfort (Comfort), freedom from pain, injury and disease (Co-existence), freedom to express normal behavior (Natural) and freedom from fear and distress (Content). The house is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and big groups of 10-15 and is available for short and long stays.More
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About the Owner
Kifaru G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:91%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
We give our guests space but are available when needed. You will have full privacy in your room and access to all common living spaces and exterior of house. Guests to the house can revel in all that nature has to offer including rugged nature trails and bird watching. From Check-in to check-out, there will be someone available for you at all times. We also have a full time house keeper and chef who will cater to the cleanliness of your living space and can prepare local dishes for you at a small fee.
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

Kifaru House provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. Nestled in a pristine, native forest, intentionally preserved as it naturally existed before development, Kifaru is a place of retreat, hospitality, and delicious food. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with modern bathrooms....More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Maria Rosa G
Reviewed January 30, 2017

The perfect quiet hillside sanctuary. With easy access to the airport and city, Kifaru has a way of making everyone feel at home. Inspired meals, authored by chef Moris, are accompanied by mouthwatering fruit jucies and you are supported by an incredbly friendly, accomodating staff....More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank lindsayanaw
Pendo E, VR Owner at Kifaru House, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Hi Lindsay, Thank you for visiting Kifaru Guest House and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim is to provide a truly unique and memorable experience to all our...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Kifaru Guest House is a comfy upscale stay in Nairobi's Karen burbs. Morris’ meals are to yearn for. You know it’s meal time when he announces “Karibu chakula” (Welcome to breakfast/lunch/supper) in his Darth Vader-like voice (It has been requested of him to say, “Luke,...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank KChumo
Pendo E, VR Owner at Kifaru House, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Hi Kate, Thank you for the kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim is to provide a truly unique and memorable experience to all our guests and we are happy that we were able to...More

Reviewed January 30, 2017

The location of the guesthouse in that green suburb is really amazing. The birds chirping in the night and at the day break, crowned it all... The chief chef, Morris, ensures you've got everything you need. His food leaves asking for more!!!!More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank Sebastian M
Pendo E, VR Owner at Kifaru House, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Hi Sebastian, Thank you for kind words. Our aim is to provide a truly unique and memorable experience to all our guests, and we are happy that we were able to meet your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kifaru in the...More

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Delightful scenery around Kifaru Guest house enveloped by a forest of indigenous trees and growth and a peaceful flowing shallow river at end of the walk through forest. Staff were warm and welcoming and food was sumptuous not to mention the pleasant rooms, named after...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Josphat N
Pendo E, VR Owner at Kifaru House, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Hi Jos, Thank you for choosing Kifaru Guest House, and for taking time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim is to provide a truly unique and memorable experience to all our guests,...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this rental to someone on a business trip?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
While staying at our house you will be able to take a walk to giraffe center and its environs, visit baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Visit and learn the ways of life of the early explorers at the Karen Blixen of the “famous out of Africa” the epitome of urban history in East Africa less than ten minutes drive from the house and enjoy an excursion at the Nairobi National Park just a stone throw away. The Hub - Karen is home to top restaurants and fast food outlets also close by as well as the Galleria shopping mall which hosts world class restaurants, several banks and a hospital. Other nearby attractions include, The Giraffe Manor, The Mamba Village, The Bomas of Kenya, Kazuri Bead Factory, Matbronze Wildlife Art Gall
Getting around
-Local Taxi -Uber
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