Best Boutique Hotels In Kenya

What is a Boutique Hotel?

Boutique hotels are small-capacity, design-driven hotels. Today, these hotels are often trendy and luxurious.

They often have themes such as nature, environment, cuisine, history, community and cultural immersion, attentive service, and well-being.

Best Boutique Hotels In Kenya

Ololo Safari Lodge

Lodge. Unique. Lovely property. Great views. Offering a tranquil garden setting, Ololo Safari Lodge is nestled at the Mbagathi River bordering the famous Nairobi National Park. The lodge features an outdoor pool and is within a 45-minute drive from Nairobi’s airports.

Guests can enjoy the on-site bar and open-air restaurant located by the pool and overlooking the national park. The restaurant focuses on simple home-style cuisine, using seasonal ingredients and vegetables from their own garden.

Fairmont The Norfolk

et amongst tropical gardens, Fairmont The Norfolk offers luxury accommodation in an early 19th-century colonial building. It includes a fitness center with a sauna, 6 restaurants, and a heated outdoor pool.

The Norfolk features a modern-style American steak house, a classically furnished wine bar serving hors d’oeuvres, and a poolside restaurant. Historical Lord Delamere Terrace restaurant and bar provides an international à la carte menu and drink selection

Margarita House

Guest House. Beautiful. Cosy rooms. Great location. Featuring a manicured garden and outdoor swimming pool, Margarita House also has an a la carte restaurant and conference facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the guest house. The restaurant serves continental cuisine, and BBQ facilities are also available for use.

Hob House

Guest House. Charming. Romantic. Offering a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk, Hob House is located in Nairobi, in luscious gardens. Free WiFi access is available, as well as a shared lounge and a children’s playground.

The Social House Nairobi

Hip. Lively. Superb interior design. Opened February 2020. Located in Nairobi, 7.9 km from Nairobi National Museum, The Social House Nairobi, a Preferred Lifestyle Hotel provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness center, and a garden.

Among the facilities at this property are room service and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. At The Social House Nairobi, a Preferred Lifestyle Hotel you will find a restaurant serving African, American, and British cuisine.

What is the difference between a boutique hotel and a B&B?

Boutique hotels are equipped with full-time staff 24-7 similar to a hotel, but on a smaller scale, whereas the B&B and Guesthouse are characterized by services to be provided by owners, family members, and temporary staff rather than full-time staff.

How many rooms is considered a boutique hotel?

Boutique hotels, usually offering between 10 and 100 rooms total, are smaller in size but come with an unequaled level of hospitality and an original array of aesthetics that adds to the flavorful atmosphere.

What is special about boutique hotels?

A boutique hotel is a type of hotel that has less than 100 rooms, personalized services, and a stylish aesthetic. Although boutique hotels are smaller than regular hotels, guests do not feel like there is any shortage of amenities offered at these quaint getaways.