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The Emakoko vs House of Waine

Both The Emakoko and House of Waine are endorsed by expert reviewers. Overall, House of Waine scores significantly better than The Emakoko. House of Waine scores 90 with praise from 5 reviews including Lonely Planet, Frommer's and Fodor's.

The Emakoko
7 / 10
Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi GP 00517, Kenya
From $0 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Fodor's
"In earshot of the roars of the Nairobi lions, the Emakoko offers spacious, beautifully designed rooms with huge verandas overlooking a jungle valley." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"Ten cottages on the lip of a ravine overlooking 45-square-mile Nairobi national Park." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"It's a wonderful way to begin or end your Kenyan safari by bypassing the hassles of Nairobi altogether, and the rooms and public areas are exquisite." Full review
House of Waine
8 / 10
Masai Lane & Bogani Road, Karen, PO Box 25035, Nairobi 00603, Kenya
From $420 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's
"You'll find nostalgia, history, and romantic surroundings at this family-owned boutique hotel." Full review
Frommer's
"Built as a mansionlike family home in 1979, this stylish guesthouse is run with all the professionalism and sophistication of a fine hotel." Full review
Insight Guides
"One of Nairobi’s most perennially popular boutique hotels, this 1970s mansion lies in large gardens in the leafy suburb of Karen, just 2km (1.2 miles) from the Karen Blixen Museum."
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The highly rated kitchen can offer a spread of Kenyan dishes by request.
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Sophistication and style are the hallmarks of this stunning boutique offering out in Karen." Full review
The Telegraph
8.0
"House of Waine is a cool retreat from the bustle of the Kenyan capital, located on the former coffee plantation of Karen Blixen...Expect a homely atmosphere, tropical gardens, and unflappable staff." Full review

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