Nairobi is Kenya’s bustling capital city, often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips. In addition to the worthwhile museums, Karen Blixen's home and markets in its urban core, the excellent Nairobi National Park is a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Accommodation in Nairobi
Located in the peaceful suburb of Langata, bordering the Giraffe Sanctuary, this beautiful little gem with just 8 rooms will provide you with an ideal location to rest and relax in tranquil surroundings. The location itself is charming, with warthog, parrots, peacocks and monkeys freely coming and going through the garden. Often lions and hyenas […]
Proudly quirky in its design, these stand-alone suites are set across 10 acres of well-maintained gardens. The building materials are all recycled, and though every living space is different, they all have four poster beds and commodious lounges. You can choose to eat dinner anywhere you like – the obliging staff will set up a […]
Hemingways Nairobi is a luxury boutique hotel set in the quiet and exclusive Nairobi suburb of Karen. Each of the 45 expansive suites includes a butler service. The planning and orientation of the property respond to the unique features of the site with the aim of optimizing the views over the forested valley and most […]
Deep within a riverine forest minutes from Nairobi is a true wilderness experience. You can arrive in Kenya and get ‘straight under canvas’ within 30 minutes of leaving the airport. Nairobi Tented Camp is an authentic tented camp in the heart of Nairobi National Park. It is the first accommodation of any sort to be […]
This lodge is aptly named, as the friendly local giraffes often poke their heads in to say hello to guests. They might even wake you up by tapping on your bedroom window. This colonial style home prides itself on its organic menus and the rooms are incredibly cozy with comfy sofas and even fireplaces.