Macushla House

Reviews of Macushla House

Good(85%) From 28 travellers
Excellent
9
Good
17
Average
2
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Below are independent comments from 28 of our travellers who have visited Macushla House, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr S & Ms H - Dublin
Arrived on: 4-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average

Comfortable small hotel in the Karen suburb

Only spent one night at Macushla House. Service was good and staff were very friendly. Room was clean and d├ęcor is interesting.

Nice not to be in a large hotel. Bit of a distance from Nairobi airport.

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Mr and Mrs H, South Carolina
Arrived on: 2-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent

Macushla House review

Good location, very friendly welcome and willing to serve a late dinner and/or drinks.

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Mrs S, Kansas, USA
Arrived on: 2-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Macushla House review

Macushla House was just as it was described; a boutique hotel in the middle of a lovely residential area. Our hosts and accommodations were wonderful. We arrived fairly late in the evening but were still offered dinner. We chose to have a glass of wine and retire to our rooms. My room was lovely including a sitting room, bedroom, and bath.

The rooms were located in a separate, new building a short walk from the main house. This was very acceptable.

Our guide took us anywhere we wanted to go the next day. We went to a bead factory, a glass factory, and bought some keepsakes to take home. My only issue was the ride to the glass factory. It was too long and very bumpy. The guide had never been there, but he was willing to take us. A noe should be made that the trip is very long and difficult but worth it.

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Expert Africa comments

Kitengela Glass is at the end of a rough 9-kilometre track, and travellers need to allow a good half-hour to get there from the main road. As an unusual visit, which we don't currently mention on the Expert Africa website (it is covered in the Rough Guide to Kenya), we agree it's very worthwhile place if you have time. We have asked our drivers in Nairobi to check they know the route and are aware of the road condition!

Mr R. from Newberg
Arrived on: 10-Feb-2014 Stayed for: 4 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Macushla House review

Our host/owner Grant was very accommodating and helpful. The staff was excellent especially our server/bartenders Peter and Stephen. The food was quite good and besides an excellent breakfast we eat dinner there each night because it was convenient and good.

The rooms were quite nice and interestingly decorated. However I would suggest in the room in which we stayed (Room 4 as I remember) the shower head and bath tub fixture really needed to be replaced and the toilet seemed to leak while refilling which seemed to take forever to refill the water tank and was quite noisy.

The decore of the inn itself was lovely and the fresh flowers throughout were lovely and the fireplaces in the main living areas were lit on request each evening as a chill took to the air when we were there.

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Mr & Mrs H from Middlesex
Arrived on: 25-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Average
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Macushla House review

We thought Macushla House was lovely and the staff were very welcoming.

We enjoyed an excellent, cooked to order, breakfast next morning. Our main regret was that we did not feel we had sufficient time to enjoy the place given that we arrived at 11.00 pm and had to be up to leave at 5.30am to avoid the traffic.

On reflection, we thought we might have welcomed staying another night or perhaps staying somewhere closer to the airport even though it would not have the same atmosphere or introduction to Africa.

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Mr T & Ms G from Kent
Arrived on: 24-Feb-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent

Macushla House review

See previous review. [Ed: See below!]

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Mr T & Ms G from Kent
Arrived on: 16-Feb-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Macushla House

We only stayed here overnight on the way out and had a day room on the way back but Macushla had a lovely feel about it and the staff could not have been nicer.

The food was good and freshly cooked to order. The pool looked very inviting.

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The F family from London
Arrived on: 23-Dec-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Poor
Poor
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Good
Good

Macushla House review

good but too far away from the airport given the time we had, although very accomodating given how late we arrived

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Mr & Mrs R - Aberdeen
Arrived on: 9-Sep-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Poor
Poor
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good

Macushla house not ideal for a transit stay

Too far from airport from an overnight stay bearing in mind we were in Kenya [from landing to take off ] for less than 12 hours and at hotel for less than 7 hours

In addition there was confusion over whether I had to pay for the transfer to the hotel and who needed to book and pay for the return transfer. There was no advice on what time to have the transfer for in the morning.

The hotel seemed good and other guests rated it. Staff were friendly.

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Mr & Mrs E - Surrey
Arrived on: 15-Oct-2010 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Macushla House review

We only spent a few hours at Macushla House as arrived late at night and left early in the morning.

The rooms were comfortable and staff friendly. We would have liked to spent more time there.

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