The hostess with one of the 4 dogsEnjoy the serenity of the garden, listen to birds...
Serene & private 1 bed Studio, Karen
Serene & private 1 bed Studio, Karen

Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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The studio apartment – attached to the main house but has it's own private entrance and parking space. It comprises of a living room, kitchenette, a lovely en suite bedroom (with mosquito net) overlooking the rear garden and guest bathroom (also with shower)

The space

#10 Bonny & Clyde is situated in the upmarket, historical Karen area of Nairobi, 30 Km from JKI Airport; 15 km from Wilson Airport and 10 kilometres from the city centre. A 7 year old house with a splendid garden, views (from upstairs) to Lenana Forest and the famous Ngong Hills.

The studio apartment – attached to the main house but has own private entrance. It comprises of a living room, kitchenette, a lovely en suite bedroom (with mosquito net) overlooking the back garden and guest bathroom (also with shower)

There are 2 bedrooms in the main house (sleep a 2 each) that can be rented out (at a separate fee) in addition to the studio in the case of a group /family of up to 6.

Residents of the studio can connect to the internet 24/7 via wireless access.
Local , satellite television (available at an extra cost of $100 pm) and DVDs are available for your entertainment.

The house is serviced by a standby generator (very important with the frequent power cuts)

Ample parking, 24 hour security with pleasant English speaking staff available.
Residents can enjoy the tranquility of the studio and the garden, and all the variety of activities (cultural, animal parks, malls, restaurants...) that the neigbhour hood offers.

Public transport is a 15 min walk away.

Taxi & car hire contacts at the airport and locally available

Laundry facilities available and cleaning is inc.

A forex bureaux, shopping facilities and public transport are within a 10-minute walking distance.

Sporting facilities, historical, natural, and cultural places, such as the famous Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre, Bomas of Kenya and many more, are found nearby to keep you engaged.

Arnie and I love to entertain and keep our "new" house warm with the laughter of friends, and friends of friends...!!!

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Guest access

The garden, gazebo, out door wood Pizza Oven and gas BBQ (provide own firewood and gas)

Interaction with guests

I am always happy to chit chat with guests, cook a meal for them, invite them to our home made pizza or BBQs afternoons with our friends…or leave guests to their own activities.

Other things to note

Great walks and jogging around the area.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Buzzer/wireless intercom
Wireless Internet

Extra people $35 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit $100
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules

Cleaning,change of bedsheets & towels once a week, inc in the rate.

Personal Laundry at an extra charge

Visitors of guests are welcome, but do let us know.
Be aware of dogs on the compound
No smoking inside the house...but plenty of space to smoke outside!


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

21 Reviews

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Michelle User Profile
September 2017
Lovely spacious house, yet set out in such a way that not too big. Great features such as sauna , jacuzzi and gazebo. Host was amazing.

Vladimir User Profile
August 2017
I don't want to underrate this property by giving it 5, because it deserves at least 6 out of 5. This is that case when the hosts become your friends and the house makes you feel like you have been living there for years. Everything is excellent: - The house has everything you need - Hosts are super nice people, who make you feel very comfortable. They help you whenever you need anything, invite you for a glass of wine etc. - The guys who work there are just amazing, always friendly and helpful - Location is in the up-scale and very safe neighborhood, there is a couple of shopping malls around and a gym Cons: - It's very sad to leave :(

Travis User Profile
June 2015
This is the second time I've stayed at Kaye's place. It is clean, comfortable, convenient and safe. Kaye has done a great with everything in the house and has always gone above and beyond to make us feel welcome (even though she's not there personally) and her staff have taken great care of us. I'd highly recommend staying here if you need quick access anywhere in the Karen area.

Matt User Profile
February 2015
Great place, just as it is in the pictures. Thanks so much for everything Kaye, it was lovely to meet you. I hope to see you all again in the future.

Brinda User Profile
January 2015
We only stayed in the studio a few nites but it had everything we needed, comfortable bed for my sister and I, two bathrooms and a self-sufficient kitchenette. As with the main house (where I stayed nearly 3 months) the garden is heavenly and the location ideal, highly recommended as a good getaway from the city center in Nairobi. And Kaye and Arnie did everything to make our stay comfy:)

Robyn User Profile
June 2014
I stayed with Kaye and Arnie for an extended period of time. I used the studio as my base for going out to do wildlife photography. I wanted somewhere quiet with an area to relax outdoors. Also security was important. I got all of those here. The whole environment was restful and secure. The dogs were no problem and ignored me most of the time as if I belonged there. But if any stranger went past the gate they were very vocal. On a couple of occasions I needed to see a doctor for minor reasons and Kaye was gracious enough to take me. Both she and Arnie were always willing to help even if it was just to answer a question. There is a café/restaurant 15 mins walk up the road which is very nice and quiet and has tasty food. There are offices for scanning/printing there also. Kaye has very good wifi in the studio. The studio itself is self contained. The little township of Karen is a delight and the people are friendly. It's only a few mins in a taxi and I used the company that comes to Kaye's house. You can get anything you need there and the supermarket is very well stocked. There are also two other food supply shops . Que Pasa is a nice café in Karen and is frequented by tourists. There is an ATM right outside the supermarket and another next to Que a forex. Fresh fruit and flowers are in the market area along with lots of souvenirs. Staying at Kaye's provided me with everything I needed with the added bonus of a beautiful garden with gazebo for relaxing or sun chairs for sunning. Arnie is a dab hand at cooking pizzas in his outdoor oven too. The staff are a delight and I always got a cheery Jambo through the window each morning. I handed my laundry in to be washed each week and it always came back ironed and neatly folded. I don't even do that at home! All in all, a very pleasurable experience. Thanks Kaye and Arnie.

Stef User Profile
February 2014
The stay in de studio of Kaye was wonderfull. It was a very clean studio. Kaye was very nice and did everything to make our stay as pleasant as possible. Also her servants were very friendly and always greeted us with a smile. So I could definitely recommend a stay here!

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Kaye User Profile

Right now I am studying Psychology in Johannesburg, so will not always meet my person...
My sister is always at hand to welcome you and help you with your needs.
Love to meet new people, learn new languages and travel. Between Arnie and I, we must have covered all the continents, except destination

We are passionate about our golf, hiking, good food and our dogs!!!!

We love to have friends over and are quite famous for our BBQs....any excuse for a party with friends and family.

Life is best lived outdoors and with friends!

Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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