Beautiful House in Kitisuru

from $500

per night

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Reviews

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This is a beautiful, yet simply furnished 4 bedroom house that can be rented exclusively or per room. It consists of 3 double rooms (one being our executive suite) and a twin room. There is also a dorm room with two extra single beds on the top most floor. This room however is not en-suite. You can relax and unwind in either of the 2 living rooms or the front porch facing the lush gardens.

Hob House is owned and run by myself - Kelly, and my husband Peter. 'Hob' directly translates to "Love" from Arabic,and sets the stage for a space of tranquil peace and serenity. We both wanted to create a place for our guests that is inviting, warm and safe. Over the years we have both travelled in many countries and stayed in many hotels and local entities that have not been of a good standard or alternatively have been 5 star carbon copy hotels.

The idea for Hob House was borne out of a joint frustration to have something for travellers that was not a hotel feel but still catered to the needs of travellers and business people. Mindful of the needs of our clientele Hob House was created. Our idea of creating a space where we can welcome guests to a warm, elegant and safe family environment but still cater to the needs of the business community has been paramount in the way we have set up Hob House.

We are in Kitusuru which is one of the oldest and most charming of the Nairobi suburbs and also in close proximity to most restaurants. We are 20 mins by car from the Giraffe centre and the Elephant orphanage as well as the Karen Blixen Museum and coffee shop.

We are 10 minutes from all major shopping centres and 10 minutes from great walks and cycling in Karura forest. We are 20 minutes from downtown and can arrange day outings for you as well as safaris and orphanage visits.

Our home is warm, inviting and filled with good energy. We have seven bedrooms all ensuite. We serve a full breakfast and can provide dinner and lunches when booked early in the morning. Our food is organic (either right off our garden or bought at organic markets).

There is a private dining room and a beautiful garden where you can also relax and enjoy a quiet lunch on a sunny day.

This is an on-going labour of love for both of us and as it evolves, we welcome you to participate in and share our dream space and at the same time we will try make every effort during your travels in East Africa to make your stay a memorable one. Karibu Sana (welcome)! We look forward to meeting you and sharing our place with you.

Features

In your room
  • Garden view
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • En-suite
  • Hot water
  • Pets allowed costs extra
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • WIFI internet
  • Balcony
  • Veranda
  • Fireplace
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat screen TV
  • Speakers for MP3 player
  • DVD player
  • DVD collection
  • Book collection
  • Board games
  • Playing cards
Around the place
  • Airport shuttle costs extra
  • Good access roads
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry service costs extra
  • Towel and linen service
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Breakfast
  • Cook costs extra
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Driver costs extra
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
  • Security guard
  • Hot water
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Mobile internet reception
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Fireplace
  • Massage costs extra
  • Yoga

Reviews

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2 reviews
Sammy Kenya
It was an unforgettable experience. Such a cozy and beautiful house with such warm hospitality and amazing food! My new-wed wife and I enjoyed Hob House tremendously.
Stayed with host at Deluxe Twin Room (Jivu ) as a couple in August 2015
Rose Kenya
How does one describe the perfect 'homecoming'? The entire household at the doorstep enveloping us (five adults and three children) in the warmest welcome one could ever hope for, anywhere. During the next couple of weeks, Peter, Kelly, Edith and everyone else connected to Hob House went out of their way, many times beyond anything any of us had ever experienced before,to ensure our utmost comfort, satisfaction and care. In between various other excursions, mini safaris and visits with friends, The Aburis were extremely engaging hosts and we had interesting, fascinating wide-ranging conversations informed by the depth and breadth of their personal and professional backgrounds, together with their wish for their lovely Hob House to be a haven of peace and joy in a bustling, rapidly growing Nairobi. If it is up to any one of us, we will be back to Hob House sometime in the future. We all give our highest recommendation. Asanteni sana!
Stayed with host at Habibi Room - Executive Suite as a solo traveller in August 2014

from $500

per night

Response rate

74%

Response time

within a day

Reviews

2

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Location Hob House B&B – Kitisuru
Space offered House
Includes Entire place to yourselves
Sleeps 8 up to 10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Beds 2 × Queen bed
1 × King bed
1 × Twin bed
Check in Flexible
Check out Flexible
Meal plans Self catering
Bed and breakfast
Conditions Cancellation

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