Beautiful gardens & views, Karen

House - Private room · Bonny & Clyde, Karen Nairobi, 00502, Kenya

Refer to "Nice Private Studio" for general info.
These particular bedroom is ensuite with instant hot water showers, you can chose either one with a double bed or with twin beds. Both have great wifi connection, TV and DVD player and kitchenette

Your host, Kaye
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Refer to "Nice Private Studio" for general info.
These particular bedroom is ensuite with instant hot water showers, you can chose either one with a double bed or with twin beds. Both have great wifi connection, TV and DVD player and kitchenette

The Space

Beautiful gardens & Views is at #10 Bonny & Clyde same as "Nice Private studio and bedroom; situated in the upmarket, historical Karen area of Nairobi, just 10 kilometers from the city centre. A new house with a splendid garden, views (from upstairs) to Lenana Forest and the famous Ngong Hills.

The bedroom is part of the main house and is en suite, it overlooks the main garden and the Lenana Forest and Ngong Hills on a clear day.
There is an extra bedroom adjacent, in case of a group of 4..The cost is (email hidden)ests in the house have access to the upstairs lounge and kitchen .
Breakfast can be arranged at an extra cost.
24/7 Internet via wireless access.
Local , satellite television and DVDs are available for your entertainment.

The house is serviced by a standby generator (very important with the constant power cuts)
Ample parking, 24 hour security with pleasant English speaking staff available.
Residents can enjoy the tranquility of the studio and the garden.

Taxi & car hire contacts at the airport and locally available

Laundry facilities available at an extra cost, however cleaning of the room is inc.

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

Guest Access

TV, Wifi, Kitchenette with fridge, microwave, hot water kettle.
parking in the compound.
Can share the main kitchen if they wish to cook, eat at the dinning room, and use upstairs lounge as well as garden.

Interaction with Guests

I am happy to chit chat and give advice on the area, city, country.
Most of the time I am present at the property; and if am not I have staff on a 24h basis.

The Neighborhood

Lots of Historical and cultural places to visit. Close to the Nairobi National park, the Giraffe centre.
Plenty of restaurants, pubs (both local and international), shopping malls and the New Southern bypass.

Getting around

Taxi, or public transport is a 10 minute walk away

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $350 /week
Monthly Price: $700 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • We had a wonderful time at Kaye's house. She provided us all the information we need and made our few days relaxing and pleasant. We also had some enjoyable conversations and good laughs with her and other house guests in the lovely garden over a glass of wine... I hope we will return again!

    March 2014
  • Kaye's house is gorgeous. The room is spacious, the beds are very good. Everything is clean. Her garden is quiet and full of beautiful birds. It was an inspiration to read and work there.
    Kaye and her staff were very helpful. I would love to stay here again.

    March 2014
  • Kaye is a great host. Very attentive and kind. Her house is lovely and spacious. All the rooms are a good size and the garden is spectacular. It's blissfully quiet and peaceful, yet close to supermarkets and the best restaurant in Nairobi. All the basics are provided. Great place to stay. Much better than the hotels, and I've stayed in many in Nairobi.

    May 2013
  • A big thank you to Kaye and Arnie for a wonderful stay! Kaye helped arrange transportation from the airport, provided a temporary phone, arranged for some food on our first day, offered many tips and even helped us to get to certain destinations. We instantly felt part of the family, such a welcoming reception was provided. Arnie's pizzas from the outdoor pizza oven, his barbeque chicken and Christmas turkey are not to be missed!

    We rented one of the rooms in the house rather than the studio, however Kaye and Arnie opened up the whole house to us. The bedroom was very spacious, the accompanying bathroom and water pressure fantastic, the large flat screen TV and dvd player (supplemented by a large and free dvd library) perfect for the quiet night in. The third floor offers amazing views of the garden and is a great place to read on a rainy day, the downstairs kitchen contains everything you could ever need to make any creation. Often times we felt that we had the house all to ourselves; we always felt we had a lot of private space. Wifi service was great and fast and electricity was very dependable thanks to a backup generator.

    The outside garden containing a multitude of flowers is beautiful and reflective of the care that Kaye and Arnie place in their house. At night the garden is lit up by a number of solar lamps and various Christmas lights. Joseph and Obed are the staff that attend to the house and garden 24 hours a day and are just wonderful and always positive and helpful.

    The house is very secure in an area almost next door to the Vice President's residence. We felt safe walking around the Karen neighborhood by ourselves, it is quite a serene environment. A short walk provides easy and cheap access to public transportation to reach supermarkets and the central business district of Nairobi.

    Highly recommended!

    January 2013
  • I stayed at Kaye's beautiful house only for 3 days but it was absolutely perfect. The room was very nice and clean. Everyone in the house was very friendly and helpful. If you want to enjoy Karen it is a perfect location.

    December 2012
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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!
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