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Located in Nairobi, 11 miles from Kenyatta International Conference Centre, The Residences at Karen provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. This 4-star hotel offers a bar. The property has a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, room service and free WiFi. At the hotel, rooms include a balcony. Each room is equipped with an electric tea pot, while certain rooms include a kitchenette with a microwave and a minibar. Guest rooms in The Residences at Karen are equipped with a flat-screen TV and free toiletries. Breakfast is available daily, and includes buffet, continental and American options. At the accommodation you'll find a restaurant serving African, American and Indian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested. The Residences at Karen has a playground. Nairobi National Museum is 11 miles from the hotel, while Karen Blixen Museum is one mile away. The nearest airport is Wilson Airport, 10 miles from The Residences at Karen.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
9.0
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.8
High score for Nairobi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kimberly
    United States of America United States of America
    Environment, location was great. Breakfast was good.
  • A
    Anonymous
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful property all around! Our room was very nice, clean, spacious, private and secure. Golf course is gorgeous!
  • Sarah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Amazing location, great facilities and the Sundowner Bar was awesome, had the best fillet steak ever!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Bustani Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • American • Indian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Fairway Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      African • American • Indian • Seafood • Sushi • European
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The Residences at Karen
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Pool – outdoor (kids)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Spa
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Aerobics
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Racquetball
    Additional charge
  • Bowling
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    General
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Accessibility
    • Lowered sink
    • Toilet with grab rails
    • Wheelchair accessible
    Pool – outdoor (kids)
    Additional charge
    • Suitable for kids
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool bar
    • Pool cover
    • Beach umbrellas
    Spa
    • Kids' pool
    • Locker rooms
    • Personal trainer
    • Fitness classes
    • Fitness
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Light therapy
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Hair treatments
    • Makeup services
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
      Additional charge
    • Sauna
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Swahili

    House rules

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    Check-in

    From 12:00 PM

    Check-out

    Until 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 11 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 1 years
    Crib upon request
    Free
    2 - 11 years
    Extra bed upon request
    $65 per child, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 90 years old

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted The Residences at Karen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    FAQs about The Residences at Karen

    • The Residences at Karen is 7.5 miles from the center of Nairobi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at The Residences at Karen can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Halal
      • Gluten-free
      • American
      • Buffet

    • The prices at The Residences at Karen may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at The Residences at Karen include:

      • Apartment
      • Suite
      • Family

    • The Residences at Karen has 2 restaurants:

      • Bustani Restaurant
      • Fairway Restaurant

    • Check-in at The Residences at Karen is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The Residences at Karen offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Playground
      • Bowling
      • Tennis court
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Racquetball
      • Personal trainer
      • Happy hour
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Swimming pool
      • Locker rooms
      • Tennis equipment
      • Walking tours
      • Aerobics
      • Beauty services
      • Game drives
      • Facial treatments
      • Waxing services
      • Makeup services
      • Hair treatments
      • Manicure
      • Pedicure
      • Body treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Light therapy
      • Spa facilities
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Back massage
      • Neck massage
      • Foot massage
      • Couples' massage
      • Head massage
      • Hand massage
      • Full-body massage
      • Fitness
      • Fitness classes