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    African Heritage House

    Mombasa Road | Box 17871, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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          • Excellent86%
          • Very good10%
          • Average2%
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          1 - 5 of 67 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          An impressive African art and textile collection displayed esthetically in a magnificient Mali inspired adobe home. Alan willingly shares his deep knowledge of tribal arts and crafts. This experience should not be missed by anyone who appreciates and enjoys learning more about African art. It...More

          Thank Vida J
          Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

          I absolutely loved the tour of the house. Alan has the most amazing collection of African artefacts beautifully displayed in the house. The guide or Alan can passionately tell you any details you want to know about the often historic artefacts. I also had a...More

          Thank _Mags_NL
          Reviewed 10 December 2016

          After 6 years spent in this beautiful country, we coudn't leave without visiting this well known and amazing house. We were not desappointed! The house and Alan's collection of african art is wonderful! Our guide was very knowlegeable and lunch on the terrace facing Nairobi...More

          Thank maria d
          Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

          We had such a fabulous experience including lunch and great conversation with Alan. You must call ahead and make plans for this private tour. Definitely a highlight not to be missed. The views and authentic artifacts he's collected are amazing. What a tasty lunch his...More

          Thank Lori H
          Reviewed 7 September 2016

          Visiting the African Heritage House, meeting and having lunch with Alan Donovan had been one of the most memorable trips I ever had! He was not simply accommodating, he is a legend himself- very inspiring! The experience made me look back at my life, ask...More

          Thank veronestrella
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          • US$132 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 6
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          • Nairobi
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          Mari S
          I am concerned to find this following information on an Avaaz petition by Paula K. Is it true? "The Kenyan government is building an ambitious new railway, new Standard Gauge railway (SGR) that is badly needed in the country. However, earlier plans for the track to follow the northern edge of Nairobi Park, were appealed by an individual, and the government is now considering re-aligning the route so that the train track will slice across the unique Nairobi National Park cutting off many acres of prime rhino habitat. This re-alignment is for the benefit of one person only – to avoid destroying a building, Heritage House, that was declared a national heritage a few months ago. Heritage House is not a National Heritage, it is a personal property of one Alan Donovan. Alan Donovan (American) is the owner of old Heritage House, a building constructed in the style of a West African home. It was built only 21 yeas ago. He claims that he has filled his home with African artifacts collected from around Africa (We are not aware if these artifacts are authentic nor if they were collected legally or ethically). We recognize that Alan Donovan is attached to his beautiful home and properties, however it is our view that his personal assets cannot be compared to or valued as National Heritage comparable to a National Park. "
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          Catherine2542014
          Is the African Heritage House still there and how much is the Entrance fee.?
          5 August 2015|
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          Roxanne44444
          What food is served at Africa Heritage House?
          30 January 2015|
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          Response from glasslipper | Reviewed this property |
          We did not ask for a menu before arriving we just accepted that as guests in Alan's home we would enjoy the food and be surprised. Having said that, both meals we had were delicious with many options with fruits, vegetables... More
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          "All the rooms are beautifully appointed and have fabulous views."
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          "One cannot go wrong with any of the rooms, they all are special. The ones upstairs have better views though."
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          "every room is priceless"
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          "each room is unique and beautiful; personally, I prefer the large three bed room on the top floor"
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