The Giraffe Manor

One of the most desirable accommodation destinations in Kenya, the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi is a colonial-era mansion reminiscent of the colonial days. Within easy reach of popular attractions, this unique hotel accommodates a small group of guests in a truly romantic setting where they are bound to enjoy the overall ambience, the exciting culinary experience, and extremely hospitable service.

The estate is home to a herd of Rothschild Giraffes that regularly visit the manor house in search of treats. Additionally, guests may see warthog, impala, and some small antelope species. Bird life is also abundant in the Langate forest that covers much of the estate, making for a most beautiful setting to relax.

Quick facts

  • Free roaming giraffes on the estate
  • Accommodates up to 25 guests
  • Ten luxury en-suite rooms including the Karen Blixen Suite
  • One Suite is suitable for wheelchair access
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • A massage therapist is on-site for treatments
  • One of the only hotels in the world where you can feed giraffes from the window
  • Sightseeing vehicles are available for local tourist attractions
  • Nearby attractions include the great David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Karen Blixen Museum, Kazuri Beads, Matbronze gallery and Marula Craft Studios.

An exclusive boutique hotel drenched in the grandeur of the 1930s; this beautiful hotel boasts many art deco features, romantic four-poster beds, and many trimmings. There are eight superior rooms and two standards each decorated with its’ personality and style.

The rates at the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya, include all meals, house wines, house soft drinks, house beers, house spirits, laundry, wireless internet access, entrance to the AFEW Giraffe Center and VAT. Kindly note that these inclusions are subject to change. The Airport transfers, transportation to the Karen & Langata area as long as they within the check-in and check-out times.

Room types:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Superior Rooms
  • Superior Suites.

In the Main Manor there are:

  • 1 Superior Suite (Karen Blixen)
  • 3 Superior Rooms (Jock, Betty & Daisy )
  • 2 Standard Rooms (Lynn & Marlon).

In the Garden Manor there are:

  • 1 Superior Suite (Finch Hatton) and
  • 3 Superior Rooms (Arlene, Kelly & Helen).

Spacious bathrooms, large patios and the occasional visit from a curious giraffe, all combine to make a romantic and memorable holiday destination.

Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Private balcony
  • Hairdryer.


Set on 140 acres of beautiful forest in Nairobi's Langata suburb, the estate is home to lush green gardens, inviting sunny terraces and pleasant courtyards. The hotel's herd of resident Rothschild giraffe make for a unique attraction at this luxurious manor retreat in East Africa.

Other facilities include:

  • Restaurant
  • Curio shop
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Terrace
  • Beauty salon
  • Bar.


The services provided is personal and of the highest international standards to ensure travellers enjoy a most memorable stay at this country giraffe retreat in Kenya.

Tours and transfers on request:

  • Airport transfers
  • Secure parking
  • Walking safaris.
  • Activities and Nearby Attractions
  • Giraffe Centre (conservation education initiative)
  • David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Karen Blixen Museum
  • Kazuri Beads, Matt Bronze, and Marula Studios
  • Visit the bustling Maasai Market
  • The Nairobi National Park
  • Enjoy The Bomas of Kenya where guests can enjoy traditional dances, makeshift villages, and handicrafts.

Fully Inclusive, Guided Safari Packages (Kenya / East Africa)

The Safari Collection in Kenya offers great safari packages which combine accommodation at the various properties which include The Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, the Sala's Camp, the Sasaab Lodge as well as the Solio Lodge.

Special Safari Packages with Great Savings (The Safari Collection):

  • 4 Night High Season 25% Discount
  • 4 Night Savings Season 30% Discount
  • 7 night 35% discount
  • 10 night 40% discount
  • 10 night 35% discount
  • 7 night 30% discount.

Hotels and Lodges for these Fully Inclusive safari packages:

  • The Giraffe Manor
  • Sala's Camp
  • Sasaab Lodge
  • Solio Lodge.

You are welcome to send us your travel requirements to tailor make your fully inclusive, guided Safari Package in Kenya:

The Safari Collection, Kenya

The Safari Collection in Kenya features a collection of unique luxury camps and lodges in East Africa. With an emphasis on five-star service and personal attention, guests get an unforgettable stay, be it at the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi or any of the great camps and lodges. Specials and packages are available which combine these properties allowing for a most spectacular and memorable Kenyan safari holiday.

Lodges and Camps: