Giraffe Manor
Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor is set in 12 acres of private land within indigenous forest and is only 20km from Nairobi city centre. Built in the 1930s, this luxury boutique hotel has maintained all the charm of the era and is now famous for its resident herd of Rothschild Giraffe.

USD 750+ per person sharing per night
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Giraffe Manor Highlights

Giraffe Manor is surrounded by 140 acres of indigenous forest, some 30 minutes drive from Nairobi city centre. The Manor has superb views of Ngong Hills. Built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan, it was not until 1974 when two highly endangered Rothschild giraffe were brought to the estate. Here they thrived and produced several further generations of giraffe.

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Useful Information
  • It is home to giraffe and many species of birds, large families of warthogs and the elusive Bush Buck.
  • Large four-poster beds, antique furnishings and striking art-deco bathrooms.
  • The Centre boasts a 1.5 kilometre nature trail meandering through the neighbouring indigenous Ololua and Ngong forests.

Giraffe Manor Activities

Guests staying at Giraffe Manor can enjoy a variety of activities including wildlife walking tours, shopping excursions into Nairobi, birding tours, magnificent photography the giraffe, warthog and wander through the adjoining forest to view the bushbuck, dik dik and bird species or visit to the Elephant Orphanage, The Matbronze Art Gallery and Foundry, Kazuri Beads, to purchase beads and pottery, the Karen Blixen Museum, Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage and the Nairobi National Park, the only wildlife reserve in the world located right next to a major city.

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