My husband and I booked this place for the few days we had before heading off on safari in East Africa.
We were very happy with the accommodations and the staff. While we didn't stay in the main house, the owner, Serah put us up in a house next door, our room was HUGE really HUGE! With a nice balcony that looked out over the gated community. We had a lovely large shower and a simple yet filling breakfast every day.
Serah also arranged for airport pick up and rides to and from activities each day with the best driver in Kenya, Wilfred whom we came to view as a dear friend.
One of the best mornings we had was spent chatting with Serah who is intelligent and personable, a perfect host.
Maxie, our second hostess was attentive but allowed for plenty of privacy. We would stay in this place again, as it's very convenient to many attractions close to that side of town (Nairobi traffic is notorious) including the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, the new Galleria (with excellent currency exchange, best rate we found, and a SUPER new super market)! There are not a lot of extras you may find in a fancy hotel, (gym/bar etc) but we were super comfortable, and felt incredibly safe. Highly recommend! OH PS the Wifi was very good!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome! A homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability. Our home stay is warm and welcome to people who want to have a bit of culture, home cooked African meals and get to know about Kenya from real Kenyans. Here you meet people from every corner of the world and the experience is amazing. We have housing and homestay options for singles, couples, groups, volunteers, students and travelers you name it, we have a place for you. Our homestay offers a great location to all that Nairobi has to offer, as well as a superb base for heading out on your travels around Kenya. Many of Kenya's highlights are just a short drive away from our home. Is this your thing? We are waiting for you, come join!!!!! ... more less
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