Giraffe Manor


Giraffe Manor is one of Nairobi’s most iconic historical buildings dating back to the 1930s and is reminiscent of the early days of Europeans in East Africa. Whilst the building itself resonates with the past, very much present is the herd of resident Rothschild giraffe who tend to visit the Manor in the mornings and evenings to greet guests and sniff out some snacks before venturing out into their sanctuary of 140 acres. When not entertaining the giraffe, guests can relax in the sumptuous surroundings and lush gardens.


Our Thoughts

A truly unique hotel where one can have breakfast whilst the resident giraffes pop their heads through the windows of this historic house. Giraffe Manor is a one off and a very popular options for families in Nairobi.

  • Internet access
  • Disabled rooms
  • Chauffer service

Enjoy breakfast with the resident giraffe and have them eat straight off your plate!

High tea is also a staple at the Manor, and the on-site restaurant serves up delicious cuisine. Alternatively Nairobi has some great restaurants which are only a short drive away.

There are ten rooms on offer, each is individullay decorated and designed.

The Karen Blixen suite has disabled access and is also a family suite, with a mezzanine level with two twin beds. 

The Finch Hatton suite is ideal for families too as it also has a mezzanine level and room to accommodate another extra bed.  

  • Breakfast with giraffe
  • AFEW Giraffe Centre on the grounds
  • Adopt an elephant at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Museum visits

Very family friendly with two dedicated family rooms and a babysitting service. 

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