House of Waine
House of Waine was originally built in the 1970’s as a private home. It was acquired by its present owners, a local family, and carefully refurbished over two and a half years resulting in the unique boutique property that exists today.
The boutique hotel, House of Waine, is in Karen, the leafy suburb of Karen Blixen of Out of Africa fame who lived here from 1913 to 1931. A large colonial mansion set in sculptured House of Waine is less that 2km from Karen Blixen‘s house, which is now a museum.
There are 11 en-suite rooms on 2 ﬂoors, each elegantly furnished to reflect their individual themes. All the rooms have direct dial telephones, satellite TV, and 9 have separate bath and shower, request on booking if required.
Breakfast ,lunch and afternoon tea are served on the terrace or in the garden, while dinner is served in the dining room to the accompaniment of Afro Jazz‘ The cuisine is ail made from the freshest ingredients, and meals are treated as a culinary experience. The lounge and the pool bar serve drinks throughout.
Guests can relax in the gardens, or do a variety of activities and excursions. House of Waine is near the Nairobi National Park, the Giraffe Centre, the Sheldrick Eiephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Country Club. Trips elsewhere in Nairobi can also be arranged.
House of Waine-Facilities
- Swimming pool
- Mini bar
- Conference facilities
- 24-hour hot running water
- Children welcome
- Visit to local villages
- Credit cards
Physical address: Maasai Ln, Karen
Postal address: Box 25035-00603
Town: Nairobi, Kenya
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