About this listing
This single double bed room (USD 68/night; SLEEPS ONE) is one of the 6 listed private rooms that can be booked together for 11 PERSONS at nominal USD 476/night. It shares toilet and bathroom, kitchen, living room and balcony with two other listings.
NEW !!! installed free WIFI : speeds up to 54 mbps
At Kiloranhouse Cottage, we offer a relaxed comfortable and cozy stay in a secure, homely and natural environment away from the daily din and bustle;
•DISCOUNTED rates for extended stay
•FREE laundry (for a reasonable load); GUESTS to handle their own SANITARY gear.
• SPECIAL continental breakfast that includes fruit and cereals.
• chance to see one of SEVEN WONDERS OF WORLD – a wildlife MARATHON
Kiloranhouse has two units : a COTTAGE and an APARTMENT-both as lovely, with a total of 5 double and 3 single beds . The cottage is for peace and tranquillity and the apartment for the business inclined, including facility for business meetings.
RATES – SUBJECT TO VARIATION – are in US dollars/room/night
The COTTAGE which has a private garden with two mahogany garden settees, has 3 bedrooms:
•master en suite with a queen bed and a PRIVATE bathroom with toilet and whirlpool hot tub jaccuzzi - SLEEPS TWO;
•twin bedroom with two single beds - SLEEPS TWO;
•single loft bedroom with a single bed and toilet - SLEEPS ONE;
•OPTIONAL Sofa bed - SLEEPS TWO – when in a party;
The loft and twin bedrooms share one bathroom.
They all share a living room, kitchen and the garden that has two MAHOGANY SETTEES .
The APARTMENT with stunning balcony garden view, has 3 bedrooms:
•a very spacious self-contained Prime bedroom with king DOUBLE BED and bay window has private bathroom with overhead shower - SLEEPS TWO;
• a twin with TWO DOUBLE BEDS - SLEEPS FOUR in 2 beds ;
• and single double bed bedroom - SLEEPS TWO;
The twin and the single bedroom share a bathroom and toilet. They all share a kitchen, living room and balcony.
•A SQUEEZE - Extra person above stated number/room - is charged $ 30.
•An EXTRA bed in a room costs USD 30.
•Infant (0-3 yrs) staying with parents USD 20
•ROOMS : 7+ day stay – 5%; month stay – 10%
•UNITS : 1+ day stay -3% ; 7+day stay - 10%; month stay – 30%
The RATES above are PAYABLE UPFRONT in US $ or KShs They cover BED AND SPECIAL CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST- fruit, cereals, bread, tea /coffee for those staying for less than a month . We provide foodstuffs and you make breakfast to your taste. Other meals can be cooked on site or taken at the restaurants around.
DETAILS FOR FACILITIES, SERVICES AND TERMS.
Kiloranhouse Cottage is only a few minutes’ walk from the City centre in a leafy Nairobi suburb, but it is so uncharacteristically out of town that one is momentarily transported into the wild, complete with trees and flowers. It is a convenient location for many place events in Nairobi and launching point while in Kenya, to see one of the SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD - game migration in the Mara and other Kenya wildlife and nature treasures .
The COTTAGE, about 100 years old, is a under a forest canopy with a private garden surrounded by a hedge. It has cedar wood floors and ceramic tiles on kitchen top and bathrooms. The shared hot bathtub bathroom is adjacent to a kitchen with a mahogany top central island. Further on is a landing with a toilet on the left. Natural wood railings adorn staircase leading to a Loft bed with own toilet and a lovely view above the greenery.
To the right of landing the living room has doors leading into the garden on the right and two bedrooms on the left. Of the two the master en suite has Jacuzzi while the twin has two single beds.
A door directly opposite twin entrance leads to the private garden which has in addition to the lawn, two mahogany garden settees.
In keeping with the need for quietness, no television set is provided.
The APARTMENT, also as old, is accessed through a cedar wood staircase to a living room with curved ceiling. This leads to cedar wood balcony with a stunning view of the garden. The long table there can be used for dining, work table or for meetings. Silhouetted lights at balcony corners give the place a romantic effect in the evening.
The spacious Prime bedroom as a king bed. It has two windows one of which is a bay with a beautiful view of the garden. The bay can be used as a desk. It is se-contained with toilet and an overhead shower, The second bedroom has two double beds while the third has a single double bed but can also be used as a study. The last two bedrooms share one bathroom and a toilet. The three share kitchen, fridge, living room and balcony.
These terms commence on the date of the communication notifying me your acceptance of the accommodation.
Since the accommodation is a shared facility your private bedrooms should be securely locked and keys kept on you. We accept no liability for valuables lost or damaged in the premises.
We usually block for you all the rooms requested for the dates requested so that they are not automatically filled up by my internet booking system. If there is no response from you within the next 36 hours, they get unblocked to have them available for others to book.
To secure the booking, if the TOTAL BILL has not been paid to the BOOKING AGENT, a deposit of 25% stay cost is paid. This will be included in offsetting the final bill but will be non-refundable on cancellation of the booking. In addition there is USD 200 property deposit that is refunded at the end of stay if there is no damage.
Booking deposits to be paid in USD, either in my Paypal a/c or KSh equivalent by M-PESA n(phone number hidden). The balance shall be paid in full on check-in in either USD or KSH.
•CHECK-IN is 10 am. Earlier Check-In incurs previous night’s full charge.
•CHECK OUT is 12 noon.
As a courtesy to guests (many flights leave in the evening) use of room up to 6 pm is offered but is charged at half daily rate. Thereafter the full rate is charged.
•SMOKING: Allowed only in the garden or balcony
INTERNET: There is Free WIFI with peak link speed of up to 54 mbps. When there is no power there is back up 3G modem but guests pay for airtime.
SERVICES & AMENITIES
1. HOUSEKEEPING: Because of security, rooms are serviced daily on request. Bedding and towels provided.
2. LAUNDRY: Free for a reasonable quantity. Owners handle their sanitary gear.
3. SECURITY: Property is in World Bank approved security safe area. The presence of several embassies and proximity to State House ensures adequate police security coverage. Your private bedrooms should be securely locked and keys kept on you.
4. ACCESSIBILITY: The cottage can be reached from the City centre by taxi (about $ 6)
Jomo Kenyatta Int'l airport transfer $ 35 - 45 car load depending on the hour.
a) In Nairobi David Sheldrick Baby Elephants, Nairobi Park , Kazuri Beadworks etc for about US $ 140 + fees;
b) Day Hiking Safari at Hell’s Gate National Park for $ 100 + park fees.
It shares a kitchen, bathroom, toilet, living room and balcony with two other Kiloranhouse listings.
Interaction with Guests
All the time but I give them space.
We are next to Palacina Hotel (Kitale lane, international cuisine) and Roadside Grill (Dennis Pritt road, local "Nyama Choma"). Cedars (Lebanese) and Osteria (Italian) are on Lenana rd a block away.
Don't miss to visit baby Elephant orphanage (11-12 am on Magadi rd opposite Multimedia University.
There is public transport at Yaya Centre 10 minutes’ walk away.
Check with us for which reliable taxis to use.
1. There is a charge of US $ 30 for an extra guest in the bedroom above the stated number for the room.
2. The wooden floor is furnished with polyurethane vanish. To avaid scratching
a) Lift DON'T drag furniture;
b) Don't USE shoes inside
3. Floor Boards upstairs are noisy to people below. Walk GENTLY
4. Please smoke in the GARDEN in the cottage and on BALCONY in Apartment
5. Please do give space to other guests
As a courtesy, guests may keep their room up to 6 pm on check out day but pay half the daily charge
Enjoyed a wonderful stay with Adriel and daughter. I wish we had more time to stay there. Highly recommend!
We were in Kenya to get married, and we brought our entire family. The 2 houses were perfect, cosy and clean. Adriel and his family were the perfect hosts! They were very helpfull and understanding. Such a pleasant stay, we would highly reccomend them.
We enjoyed our stay here! The cottage was charming, clean, and the hosts were very accomodating. Thank you for the lovely stay!
I was looking for a quiet, green place where to spend a weekend in Nairobi with my partner, within a medium-level budget. Adriel's cottage in Kilimani-Kileleshwa was the perfect option matching what I was looking for. We communicated extensively and easily and he showed great flexibility towards my requests. Adriel is a caring, discrete and helpful host who knows how to instantly put his guests at ease.
My partner and I had a beautiful cottage reserved for the two of us, including an en-suite bathroom and a kitchen where to have breakfast and cook our meals. Benefitting from the proximity of neighbourhoods such as Westlands, we simply loved our days there! Definitely a place I would suggest to friends, colleagues and family.
Our short stay in Adriel's apartment was great. Adriel and his staff were very very helpful in assisting us with finding a restaurant and provided everything we needed in an instant. Highly recommended.
Adriel stayed in communication and was very accommodating when I had to cancel because we lost a passport in Mombasa and couldn't leave without getting it back. She was great and we will certainly stay there on our next visit.
I stayed in the cottage, double twin room (instead of the apartment which I booked, because a friend was staying in the cottage already). The bed was comfortable and the place was well furnished. I also appreciated the opportunity to use a 3G modem provided by Dr. Njogu, although I ended up buying my own anyway.
The cottage is very conveniently located, within walking distance to YaYa center (10 minutes) or downtown (20-30 minutes) and felt very safe.
My only gripe was that I was way too tall for the shower, but Dr. Njogu allowed me to shower in another room when I asked.
Overall a good experience, and recommended.
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About the Host, Adriel
Human & animal health consultant who is well travelled. I have been fortunate enough to visit all the continents, and to experience and appreciate different cultures.
Having stayed in all types of accommodation, I can empathize with fellow travellers on their disappointments over unfulfilled desires and I strive to do my best as a host in satisfying you.
KARIBU KWETU! We trust that you will feel at home, in your "home away from home".