Unbelievable Hotels: Giraffe Manor
Dine with giraffes at this African hotel where the majestic creatures roam throughout.
Hotel name: Giraffe Manor
Where: Nairobi, Kenya
What’s unique about this property:
Giraffe Manor is housed within an elegant 1930s building, which is is throwback to the times when Europeans first flocked to Africa for safari.
It’s the courtyards, terraces and lush gardens that make this property one of the most iconic buildings in Nairobi but the real treat and what is its resident herd of Rothschild giraffes.
You may have a visitor during breakfast or over evening cocktails as the giraffes roam freely, curiously poking their heads through windows to see what you’re up to.
A stay at Giraffe Manor can be as short as one night or be a part of a safari.
What is there to do in the area:
Giraffe Manor is a part of The Safari Collection which is an East Africa tour operator that offers numerous itineraries for safaris of all kinds and for all ages.
Itineraries can feature an introduction to Samburu culture, walks around lakes, encounters with apes and witnessing animal migration patterns.
Helicopter tours and fossil hunting can also be done.
What do other people say (review summary):
Everyone from families to couples, solo travellers to groups and even business travellers rate Giraffe Manor very high with stellar reviews of the incredible property on TripAdvisor.
Some previous guests call it “heaven on earth” and a “giraffe wonderland”. They also warn you to “take all your expectations and double them.”
Visitors claim every expectation was met and rave over the delicious food was and its presentation.
Most mention how it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and how amazing it is to interact so closely with the giraffes.