COZY flat, SAFE area, near PARK

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2 Guests
1 Bed

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My place (and soon to be your home) is in one of the best locations in Nairobi. Quiet neighborhood, 2 minutes walk to Nairobi Arboretum park, safest area as it is across the road from State House and a 10 minute walk to the city center. Free WiFi included.

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The Space
Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 2:00 PM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $120
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Cozy apartment, tastefully furnished to make you feel at home. Your room is private and lockable. You'll have free high speed wireless internet and a mobile phone with a pre-paid local card as an option.

The apartment is surrounded by a large garden with beautifully aged, protective trees. It is on a private road with minimal traffic that leads to the park where you can enjoy walks, runs, quiet time, monkey sightings or just discover the park.

In contrast to the quiet neighborhood, the city center and main business district is a 10 minute walk away. Here, you will get what you need from banks, ATM services, forex bureaus, supermarkets and other shopping areas, chemists, travel agents and airlines, bus and train services, restaurants, bars, cafés, offices, 3D movie theater, schools e.t.c. Every Saturday the Maasai Market ( for Kenyan curios and artifacts) comes to the city center. Here you will have a plenty of options for gifts and souvenirs as well as traditional clothing.

The heavily guarded State House (the President's residence) is across the road which makes this a well secured area. You couldn't have asked to be in a better neighborhood.

Guest Access

You will have access to the living and dinning areas, kitchen and bathroom. These are shared areas within the house. The only area not accessible to you will be my bedroom.

Interaction with Guests

I am available to offer advice and recommendations on things to do and see in Nairobi and generally Kenya.

The Neighborhood

Areas around: The Nairobi Arboretum park, National Museums of Kenya, City Center, Westlands by night and day, State House area, Nairobi city view point and Uhuru national park.

If you will not have a chance to go on safari, visit the Nairobi National Park for the game drive. It is a 20 minute drive away and you will see lions, elephants, rhinos, zebra, antelopes, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, hyenas, warthogs, many more animals and more monkeys.

Getting Around

It takes 35 minutes from the airport except during heavy traffic hours. Major shopping malls and hospitals are a short drive away. I can arrange a taxi pick-up for you from the airport at $32 and you can use your local mobile to call a taxi whenever you require.

Public transport is available in the city center, a 10 minute walk away. However, you may call a taxi (contacts which I can provide) or a motor-taxi.

Free ample parking is available.

Other Things to Note

I have a Mini Pinscher pet dog who lives with me. He is well behaved, calm and makes for good company if you wish.

Free cleaning services are available if you stay 7 days and longer or at a moderate extra charge if less than this period.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

2 nights minimum stay

Guest bedroom designed with your peace in mind

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About the Host, Jacqui

Nairobi, Kenya
Member since October 2013
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour


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