• House of Waine, Kenya

About House of Waine - Nairobi

House of Waine is a small, boutique hotel situated within 2.5 acres of luscious surroundings in the suburb of Karen. Perfect for preparing to go on safari or to relax afterwards.

The House of Waine was originally a family house up until 2004 when the family decided to convert it into this family owned and run hotel. The ambience is that of a family household which is apparent as soon as you arrive in this charming lodging.

The service is fantastic and friendly with a real attention to detail.

Lodge Details


A family run boutique hotel with a tranquil atmosphere.


Located in Karen, a suburb of Nairobi, just 30 minutes from the city centre.

Accommodation & Facilities

All 11 rooms are en-suite, 9 of which have a separate bath and shower. Each of the rooms are uniquely decorated with vast amounts of timeless furniture.  Each of the rooms offers breath-taking vistas over the gardens and the surrounding areas.

The House of Waine boasts many facilities including two exclusive bars (the main bar and poolside bar), a heated swimming pool as well as two meeting rooms which are available for private use.

There is complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel and all of the rooms, there is also a same day laundry service.


There is a set menu served at lunch and dinner which allows the guests to choose from two dishes for each course. The cuisine is different each day and meals can be served in a multitude of locations making each mealtime unique.


The surrounding areas of this hotel are teeming with activities; from hand feeding the giraffes at The Giraffe Centre and spotting the big 5 at The Nairobi National Park, or take a visit to The Matbronze Art Gallery and take part in a workshop with Kazuri Beads. 

Child Policy

Children are very welcome at the House of Waine, with cots available on request and two of the rooms can be interconnected which is perfect for a young family.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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