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Having stayed at a number of different hotels in Nairobi over the last 30 years, this is most definitely our favourite so far. Situated in the quiet suburb of Karen, the lodge is set in large grounds with flowering trees and bushes and plenty of...More
Go for the scenery. I found the tour quite scripted and is informative but can be skipped.
Lovely view of Ngong hills. Great location for a picnic.
Get there by matatu from the city center, I found that cheaper and quite convenient too.
These cottages are perfectly situated for a tip to Karen Blixen Museum and there is a good restaurant on the grounds but very expensive! Unless you are a huge Out OF Africa fan - as I am - best to pick a more reasonable place....More
Stayed for 2 nights after Masai Mara safari. The "hotel" is a number of large, spacious bungalows set in extensive grounds, with a small central swimming pool adjacent to the breakfast room. The rooms are large, each with comfortable beds, a large shower/bathroom and sitting...More
Unfortunately our hotel of choice was booked in Karen so we had to settle for Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens. The old lady would turn in her grave is she experienced the complete lack of focus and attention the current hotel displays.
The setting is nice...More
Response from scotchbroth100 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't answer your question, firstly I don't know what the rates are and secondly my booking at the Karen Blixen was through my employers who use the Karen Blixen all the time (ie they have people staying there... More
Sorry, I can't answer your question, firstly I don't know what the rates are and secondly my booking at the Karen Blixen was through my employers who use the Karen Blixen all the time (ie they have people staying there almost on a daily basis) and receive a special discounted rate any way! However I can say that my stay was great and the staff were amongst some of the most helpful that I have come across!
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"Just go somewhere more professional and service friendly"