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Named after the famous Karen Blixen and Finch Hatton, these suites are lavishly decorated and offer a return to a bygone era.

Karen Blixen Suite: Accessed from the formal garden, ground floor with double bed and a mezzanine with twin beds (suitable for children only as 6ft long with footboard) accessed via spiral staircase from the main ground floor bedroom, en-suite bathroom with shower and bath, separate loo. This suite is accessible for wheelchair users.

Finch Hatton Suite: Garden Manor. Accessed from the ground floor beside the dining room. Double bed and mezzanine with twin beds (children only as 6ft long with footboard) accessed via spiral staircase from the main ground floor, chill out area below the deck, inroom fireplace, en-suite bathroom with both shower and bath. (Can only be booked if a stay is booked in one of the other properties)

Both sleeps a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children. A 3rd child can also be added.

This unique property is set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of an indigenous forest. It is only 20 kilometres from Nairobi city centre. Built in the 1930s and modelled on a Scottish hunting lodge, this luxury boutique hotel has maintained all the charm of the era and is now famous for its resident herd of Rothschild Giraffe.

The Manor offers you an unparalleled experience of the giraffes, with them vying for your attention at the breakfast table, the front door and even your bedroom window.

The Manor offers a pleasing mixture of traditional and modern elegance. With its two storey entrance hall, majestic staircase and immaculately furnished interiors, the Manor offers guests the unique chance to interact with the rare Rothschild Giraffe.

The area is home to many animals including warthogs, bushbuck, dik dik and more than 180 species of birds and has a striking view of the Ngong Hills.

Inspired by the Manor's original 1930s decor, the property has designed 10 luxury double ensuite bedrooms with large four poster beds, antique furnishing, striking art decor and spacious bathrooms. The Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen suites are suitable for families and have direct access to the courtyard.

The sitting room has large picturesque windows through which you can appreciate views of the giraffes and the surrounding sanctuary. The large veranda and terraces give you the opportunity to hand feed the friendly giraffes, as well as enjoy amazing views of the Ngong Hills.

We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is served in the sunroom, with its enormous windows flung open – to welcome the giraffe that may come and join you. Dinner is a cosy affair as the drawing room fire is lit and guests and managers gather for evening drinks. You can either choose to have a candle lit meal in the dramatic wood panelled dining room or at your own table under the stars surrounded by the glow created by lanterns and candles on the terrace.

Features

In your room
  • Garden view
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • En-suite
  • Hot water
  • Breakfast
  • Handicap accessible
Around the place
  • Dry cleaning
  • Good access roads
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry service
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
  • Security guard
  • Handicap accessible
  • Hot water
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Hot tub

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Location Giraffe Manor Hotel – Langata
Space offered Boutique hotel room
Includes Private room to yourselves
Sleeps 4 up to 5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Beds 1 × Double bed
1 × Twin bed
Check in 11:00
Check out 10:00
Meal plans Accommodation only
Conditions Cancellation
Children

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