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Makena's Place Karen

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Front garden and view of Makena's Place
Welcome to Makena's Place.
Open plan dining room and living room
Fireplace is lit on cold nights or on request
The house is dotted with beautiful African art
Living room leads out into the back garden
Flamingo Room. Queen bed. High density spring mattress
Flamingo Room. Queen bed. Sleeps two adults comfortably
Ensuite Bathroom for Flamingo Room
Flamingo Room has it's private exit to the back garden
View from the Flamingo room
The veranda where you can have your breakfasts if the weather permits
Back garden
Many beautiful plants and flowers on the property
Gecko Room - Single room $50/night. King single bed (3.5ft) & high density spring mattress
Kichana Room - Single room $50/night. King single bed (3.5ft) & high density spring mattress
Gecko & Kichana room bathroom (Shared bathroom)
Modern Kitchen appliances and Italian coffee maker
Breakfasts are served in the kitchen
Spacious Kitchen with all appliances needed to make your own meals
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Situated in the beautiful suburb of Karen, Makena’s Place is a charming cottage with gorgeous sprawling gardens. The mature trees and flowering bushes are home to several species of birds that can be enjoyed from the comfort of the veranda.

Makena’s Place is a boutique home with African themes running throughout the house. You will enjoy the art work and unique touches in the living areas and bedrooms.

Makena's Place consists 3 guest rooms:

The Flamingo Room which sleeps 2 persons (double bed en suite) - $60/night single occupancy or + $15 double occupancy
The Gecko Room sleeps 1 person - $50/night
The Kichana Room sleep 1 person - $50/night
Gecko and Kichana room share 1 bathroom.

Please note that this page gives you the booking price for all 3 rooms. If you require individuals rooms please indicate so that I can adjust the pr...
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Listing #HL6697575
About the Owner
Chichi S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:65%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Be aware that you will feel like an intruder in someone's home. The owner and her daughter share ALL of the spaces with you. And you have no privacy except in your bedroom. When we arrived, the 2 "friendly, outdoor " dogs were running around...More

3  Thank kpeschke
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Makena's place is chic, homely and tranquil. I have stayed here twice and both times Chichi was so friendly and the house had a really relaxed atmosphere. The garden is tropical, full of birds and a pleasure to sit out and enjoy. You feel very...More

3  Thank Aetam
Chichi C, VR Owner at Makena's Place Karen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2016

Karibu tena! It was great hosting you two.

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

You have to search long and far to find a more suitable place than Makena’s Place. The house is very beautiful and shows a very good taste. The garden with all the wonderful flowers and trees is like an oasis. The lady who owns the...More

2  Thank Ynez W
Chichi C, VR Owner at Makena's Place Karen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2015

Thank you Ynez! It was such a pleasure hosting you, my daughter now has an "Auntie Ynez" from Norway.... we already miss you :-)

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 10:00 AM
No smoking in the house No parties or events No loud music If you come in late, please come in quietly to avoid waking up host and other guests No additional guests allowed to...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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How to get there
Airport transfers can be arranged for ksh 2500/- (approx US$25)
Please let me know in advance if you would like this service

Karen is a forested area and therefore cooler than most parts of Nairobi. An extra sweater or shawl would be helpful regardless of the season.
July to September are our coldest months. It can get down to 10 degrees at night. So during this months, please bring appropriate clothing.
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