Giraffe Manor Kenya

Stay at Giraffe Manor Kenya : Spending a day or night at The Giraffe Manor – Kenya is a dream of many people from all over the world, The Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel set in a 12-acre private land in the 140 – acre forest area in Langata suburb of Nairobi. The hotel was built in 1932 as a colonial hunting lodge and was later owned by Jock and Betty Leslie – Melville in 1974, latter the couple founded the Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW) in 1979 and brought two highly endangered Rothschild Giraffe – Daisy and Marlon to their new home.

Staying at the Giraffe Manor is the best wildlife experience offering visitors an extra-ordinary experience of dining, play and wake up to the most heartwarming company of the resident Rothschild’s giraffe.

The Giraffe Manor is a Nairobi Icon and offers one of the country’s most sough-after experience, stepping on to the property is akin to entering a scene from the film “Out of Africa”. The Manor boasts a beautiful façade as well as elegant interiors, the peaceful courtyards and terrace coupled with the superb gardens that are home to the resident Rothschild Giraffes.

The Rothschild Giraffe make Giraffe Manor one of the most famous and instagrammed properties in the world.

In additional to giraffes, guests at the Giraffe Manor can also see warthogs, impalas and some antelopes. There are few exotic bird species in the Langate forest region which make the forest and the manor a great site for bird watchers.

Giraffe Manor Accommodation

The sprawling boutique hotel offers accommodation in 12 guestrooms including 2 suites, the manor accommodates up to 25 guests at once. The ten luxury en-suite rooms also include the Karen Blixen Suite, all the rooms at the Manor reflects an earlier era with their charming antiques, canopied beds and classic Baroque furniture.

The rooms are split between the main manor and the garden manor which also houses its own dining and lounge area.

The Finch Hatton Suite located on the ground floor of the Garden Manor is ideal for families, it features a king size bed and two single beds in the loft accessed by spiral staircase.

Giraffe Manor Kenya
Giraffe Manor Kenya

The Blixen Suite is located on the top floor of the main manor and is the largest room in the manor, the suite is ideal for families as it has two bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathrooms and a lovely lounge area.

 Rooms at The Giraffe Manor

  • Karen Blixen Suite
  • Betty Superior Room
  • Marlon Standard Room
  • Lynn Standard Room
  • Daisy Superior Room
  • Jock Superior Room

Those looking for a massage therapist can also get the on-site treatment. At the stay, there are sightseeing vehicles are available for local tourist attractions. Add to all the facilities provided a restaurant, Curio shop, lounge, parking, terrace, beauty salon, and a bar, and you have a fine experience guaranteed.

How to reach Giraffe Manor

 Giraffe Manor is situated 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nairobi City center and easily accessible from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airport.

When you arrival at Wilson Airport, you can reach the Manor taking Langata Road. The drive takes about 20 to 25 minutes, you can book a private cab or take a public transport to the manor.

Best Time to Visit The Giraffe Manor

The Giraffe Manor can be visited through the year except for the period which dedicated for maintenance, the manor remains from Mid – April to Mid – May for repairs every single year.

Frequently Asked Questions About Giraffe Manor Kenya

Q1. How much does it cost to stay at Giraffe Manor in Kenya?

A room at the Giraffe Manor in Kenya starts from 1,000 US4

Q2. Is it safe to travel to Kenya?

Yes, it is safe to travel to Kenya more especially if you are traveling to the urban cities of Kenya like Nairobi or Mombasa. During your visit, make sure you research before go and talk to the locals, this can help you in staying safe.

Q3. Are giraffes endangered?

Rothschild Giraffes are endangered animals due to habitat loss, civil unrest, ecological changes, poaching and recreation killing.

 Staying at the Giraffe Manor is one of its kind experience.

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