One Forty Eight

One Forty Eight: Information from the owner

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Type Hotel
Last updated 26-Jul-2019

Main description of One Forty Eight

Located in the peaceful suburb of Langata, overlooking the giraffe sanctuary, this beautiful little gem, with just 8 rooms, will provide the business or safari traveler with an ideal location to rest and relax in tranquil surroundings. The location itself is completely unique with warthogs, parrots, peacocks and monkeys freely coming and going through the garden. Often lions and hyenas can be heard from the proximity of the incredible Nairobi National Park - the only major city in the world to share spaces with wildlife. One Forty Eight is an ideal location to retreat from or delve into and explore Nairobi. An incredible private home forms the foundation of the hotel, along with 5 suites converted from the on-site artist's studio, the hotel itself spares no modern convenience - delicious food and wine, beautifully appointed rooms, first class service, in-room televisions and Wi-Fi throughout, boutique designer shops in the grounds, as well as access to amazing restaurants, museums and wildlife on their doorstep.

One Forty Eight: Facilities

Property facilities 24-hour Security, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mobile Connectivity, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, En-Suite, Fridge, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Facilities, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television
Activities nearby (some activities may be seasonal) General Sightseeing

Room types at One Forty Eight

Apartments 4, 5 & 6 - Studio section

These 3 double storey contemporary rooms offer an ideal living space, large glass windows and the open plan design of the living areas create a tranquil environment. Downstairs comprises of a spacious living area with a wet room style of bathroom, upstairs is an open plan sleeping area with views over the grounds. There is also a sofa that can convert into extra beds for children. All rooms have in room refreshments.

Bedroom 2 - Main House

Bedroom 2 - Main House

Bedroom 2 in the Main House can either be either a twin or double depending on the requirements of the guests. The bathroom offers a large bath with an over bath shower.

Bedroom 3 - Main House

Bedroom 3 - Main House

Bedroom 3 in the Main House can be either a twin or double depending on the requirements of the guests. The bathroom offers a large spacious area with a rain shower.

Master Bedroom 1 - Main House

Master Bedroom 1 - Main House

This room has a large walk in wardrobe, outdoor private veranda with separate seating and a spacious bathroom with bath and separate shower. Please note this room cannot convert into a twin bed.

Sudios 7 & 8 - Studio section

These spacious studio suites are located on the first floor above the main lounge of the studio conversion. These 2 rooms are accessed through a wide staircase leading into a connecting corridor. The rooms have large windows, creating the feeling of space and outdoors. The bathrooms are spacious, light and airy with a rain shower and a separate bath. Both rooms have in room refreshments.

The Loft - Main House

The Loft - Main House

The loft space of the main house is ideal for children - 3 single beds are positioned to maximize space for children. There is a small shower room on the first floor for this room or children can share the bathroom with their parents. The loft of the Main House can only be booked in conjunction with the Master Bedroom in the Main House. There is a minimum charge of 2 beds to secure this space and additional people will be charged the applicable per person rate.

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