Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

10 double or twin rooms and 2 family suites
Traveller's rating
Excellent (98%) From 12 reviews
Good for all ages.
1 June to 30 April

A temple to the benign cult of the giraffe, Giraffe Manor is one of Kenya's most popular luxury lodges. Originally built in 1932, it has been a country house hotel since 1984. Most of the hotel's patch of land comprises the Giraffe Centre, and a group of these gentle creatures roams the grounds. They visit the house and gardens daily to be fed through the windows. If you're aiming to stay here, book as early as you possibly can, as rooms are often taken a year or more ahead.

Our view of Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor is a unique and charmingly eccentric country house hotel that has enduring appeal. When it first opened, it was neck and shoulders above Nairobi’s other places to stay. Our many visits, and finally a stay in Betty's Room in 2017, have convinced us that it’s still one of the best places around the city. Having long outgrown its early novelty appeal, Giraffe Manor is somewhere to which people can happily return over and over again. The frequent difficulty of getting a room here, often as much as a year or more in advance, is testament to its allure.

Giraffe Manor: Traveller ratings

Excellent(98%) From 12 travellers

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Latest reviews of trips including Giraffe Manor

Not a hotel... is a experience
9-Mar to 24-Mar 17
Excellent Excellent
An amazing end to our trip
11-Feb to 17-Feb 17
Excellent Excellent
Giraffe Manor review
22-Jan to 5-Feb 17
Excellent Excellent
A fun experience
13-Oct to 6-Nov 16
Excellent Excellent
not the highlight id expected
12-Aug to 15-Aug 16
Good Good
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