Gorgeous Cottage near Giraffe & Elephant Centres, Karen


Entire cottage hosted by Julie

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Escape to an inner-city hideaway that feels like the middle of the countryside. The sense of seclusion is enhanced by a butterfly-filled wild garden, with wildlife including monkeys and warthog. Jump into a pale green pool and swim to a thatched gazebo at the far end. Enjoyed by weekenders, safari and business travelers. Quaint and far from the hustle and bustle. The cottage is part of our Seas4life collection - check out our website.
“Welcome to our secluded cottage bringing the outside in, and nature to your front door.”
– Julie, your host

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Free parking on premises
Full kitchen
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Hair dryer
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4.74 out of 5 stars from 68 reviews


Karen Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

A charming cottage, in a butterfly filled wild garden, with a shallow 18 m pool, gazebo, fitness area, homely environment and a great location to explore. Activities -Walks, cycles, hikes up the Ngong hills, visit to the Giraffe Sanctuary, Nairobi National Park, Elephant Orphanage and Karen shopping outside of Nairobi. A great spot to work from if on a business trip. Easy to get to, and in close proximity to Wilson and JKIA Airports. Safaris around Kenya can be arranged through Seas4Life Safari.

Distance from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

37 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Julie

  1. Joined in April 2013
  • 252 Reviews
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Marine conservationist extraordinaire, passionate about the ocean. Leading Seas4Life - Safaris, Conservation, Education in, on and around the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. Lives between the Sea and Ol Losowan house and as a fourth generation Kenyan knows all the in's and out's, and hidden gems to explore here in Kenya whether at the ocean, in Nairobi, in the Rift Valley, on mountains, deserts or the savannahs.. 'Hostest with the mostest' and you'll get an insiders view of Kenya with dinner parties in the 'tree house' or gazebo with unique groups of movers and shakers from around the world. We also have a beautiful home, Ajabu House on the shores of Lake Naivasha where you can explore the Rift Valley. Also properties along the coast which provide an all inclusive ocean experience. I provide advice on marine/plastic issues in the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. Founded and managed an innovative flip flop recycling company, Ocean Sole, which is entering a new phase of exciting growth and expansion.
Marine conservationist extraordinaire, passionate about the ocean. Leading Seas4Life - Safaris, Conservation, Education in, on and around the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. Lives betwee…


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  • Languages: English, Français
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour

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House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No pets
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $100

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