House of Waine

Location: Nairobi, Rift Valley & Western Kenya | Kenya

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

House of Waine was originally built in the 1970s as a private home. It was acquired by a local family and carefully refurbished over two years resulting in the unique boutique property that exists today, and retains the charm of a family home.
Perfect forFamilies and couples.
In the knowGet to the Elephant Orphanage early in the morning to catch them feeding the adorable elephant calves.

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • City Hotel
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview


In Karen, the quiet, forested suburbs of Nairobi

Rooms at House of Waine

There are 11 lavish en-suite rooms that have been elegantly furnished to reflect the individual themes of each room. Each room comes with all the classic amenities that you would expect of a luxury city hotel.

Food and Facilities

The menu is varied and reflects the diversity to be found in Nairobi today, which ensures that most guests will find something they will enjoy. It is a set menu that gives guests two options for each course and changes daily. Meals are served in various locations on the property, which makes each meal a slightly different experience. There are also two bars which are exclusively for the use of guests staying at the hotel.

Activities at House of Waine

The House of Waine is perfectly situated in Nairobi and is very close to some top attractions in Nairobi. Some great places to visit, whether it’s the start of your holiday or the end, are the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Manor where you can get up close and personal with two iconic animals of Africa.

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