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Karen Blixen Cottages
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Karen Blixen Cottages


... is located in the Nairobi area of central Kenya.

Situated in the historic and relatively upmarket suburb of Karen, around 10km to the south-west of the city centre, this place is just around the corner from the Karen Blixen House, which is now a museum. In fact the main building of the hotel used to be home to the famous settler's farm manager.

The hotel has a large restaurant, sports bar and coffee garden which cater largely for non-residents.

Guest accommodation is in a dozen tin-roofed cottages around the back. There is also a small spa and gym.

Both the Langatta Giraffe Sanctuary and the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage are in easy range.

Karen Blixen Cottages is a reasonable place which tends to get a generally good level of guest feedback, but which does on occasion let itself down a little. But our biggest issue is the price, which is about twice what it should be in our opinion.
Seasonal Lodge Rating
Jan 6.5
Feb 6.5
Mar 6.0
Apr 5.5
May 5.5
Jun 6.5
Jul 7.0
Aug 7.0
Sep 7.0
Oct 7.0
Nov 6.5
Dec 6.0
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