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Karen Gables .

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Overview
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Karen Gables is a gorgeous private home that has been designed for the discerning Traveler(s) A home surrounded by 1.5 acres of lush gardens, the home is designed in the timeless Cape Dutch Style. The house is be suitable for Business Travelers , Celebrities , V.I.P's , Honeymooners ,Researchers,Holiday makers among others. It's 30 Min from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 15 min from Wilson Airport, making Karen Gables an easily accessible place to stay. The house is fully furnished with facilities like WiFi, Back up Generator which guarantees 24/7 electricity supply , solar heated swimming pool, Fresh borehole water thus making it ideal for all types of travelers. The Facility is Located close to Nairobi National Park-20min drive , Kazuri Beads -10min walk,Giraffe Center, Dav...Karen Gables is a gorgeous private home that has been designed for the discerning Traveler(s) A home surrounded by 1.5 acres of lush gardens, the home is designed in the timeless Cape Dutch Style. The house is be suitable for Business Travelers , Celebrities , V.I.P's , Honeymooners ,Researchers,Holiday makers among others. It's 30 Min from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 15 min from Wilson Airport, making Karen Gables an easily accessible place to stay. The house is fully furnished with facilities like WiFi, Back up Generator which guarantees 24/7 electricity supply , solar heated swimming pool, Fresh borehole water thus making it ideal for all types of travelers. The Facility is Located close to Nairobi National Park-20min drive , Kazuri Beads -10min walk,Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick (Elephant Orphanage) Ololua Primate Research Forest which offers tracking trails to enjoy a walk along Mbagathi river, 2 Km away from the Flip flops factory recycles used items into interesting gifts for sale among other souvenir.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guest taking more than 4 rooms are allowed to have their meetings and parties if need be. All organized by the guest through the house manager . Bbq and Dinners outside the house can be organized as well. All happen on request .
Bathrooms
5 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Karen G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:81%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guesthouse is stunningly set, luxuriously designed and exquisitely serviced. It is completely quiet and peaceful, the food is outstanding and the rooms are incredibly comfortable. I stayed in the Junior Suite (the name undersells it) and it was completely worth the price for its...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank AshesFever
Reviewed June 14, 2020

Beautiful house on a big land, perfectly well located in Karen. The personnel is very nice, and the cook makes delicious & tasty dishes. The owner, Chris, is super friendly; always around but in a discrete manner. I was very lucky since we were only...More

Date of stay: May 2020
1  Thank Laurianne-FR
Culture683975, VR Owner at Karen Gables ., responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2020

Hi Laurianne-FR, I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your stay at Karen Gables.

Reviewed May 26, 2020 via mobile

On a visit to The Gables in Karen with my partner, our requests when making the reservation on phone were: 1) We would like a room with a fireplace and a fire needs to be lit 2) Late check out for 1pm the following day...More

Date of stay: May 2020
2  Thank mamamrembo
Reviewed November 12, 2019

Stop over , lovely old house ( but new ) The Dutch owner as made a lovely relaxed house to stay in wonderful grounds with swimming pool, the staff are friendly and nothing is to much trouble for them, we had breakfast and it was...More

Date of stay: November 2019
2  Thank Peter N
Reviewed November 12, 2019

This was the perfect bed and breakfast style accommodations for one night before our safari. The beautiful grounds are secured with gates and security. The staff can work around any dietary restrictions.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank ldgrhrt222
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Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

This house is fairly new but it's designed to look like a dignified older home with character and history. It's lovingly and tastefully decorated and has numerous nice touches. The grounds (with pool, garden, and stream) are beautifully done, and the owner and his staff...More

Date of stay: September 2019
1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed September 16, 2019

The property is a real gem, maybe because it was designed and it used to be a home. Inside you will find that everything was handpicked, piece by piece, there are a lot of antiques pieces of furniture, decorations, carpets and so on that are...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank hteo531
Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Stayed here with my husband and two children for four nights in the main suite. The main suite is beautiful, nice touches like books to read and a nice stereo to listen to, hot water bottles in our beds at night. All the staff were...More

Date of stay: August 2019
2  Thank SarahLondon116
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I had the great fortune to spend 5 days at Karen Gables in between safaris in Tanzania and Uganda. It was a respite from the second I arrived. The food is delicious; the rooms oh so comfy; but it was the house staff, Winfred and...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Traveler50515084050
Reviewed July 19, 2019

We had such a lovely stay at Karen Gables. My husband and I, along with our 10 year old son, spent 3 nights at Karen Gables prior to our safari. We stayed in the Master Suite, which was incredibly spacious, with a separate sitting room...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank kellirad
Culture683975, VR Owner at Karen Gables ., responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2019

thank you for your review - it was great to have you stay.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Suitable For Children Under 5
Internet Access
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
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Karen Gables is on exclusive basis .Service and food is exceptional, staff includes-House Manager chef waiter ,2 Trained Security Guards( Day & Night), laundress ,room steward and Gardener. The Manager and staff are always around to receive and welcome our guest with a fresh home made welcome drink. Guest are welcomed to sign their registration cards and brief info about the house ,thereafter escorted to the room by the steward. The house is private hence no walk-ins to interfere with guest stay.
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