Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens & Cottages Nairobi | Kenya Safari
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Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens and Cottages

Location: Karen, Nairobi Safari, Kenya

Comfort level: Basic

With a rich history based on its former owners the Blixen family from the film, Out of Africa, the serene cottages are based in a quiet neighborhood of Karen. The suburb settings has formal gardens with trees such as jacaranda, bottlebrush, cactus and candelabra. With numerous bird feeders, the Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens and Cottages is an attraction site to many species of birds.


  • The facilities can accommodate 30 visitors
  • Unique dining experiences with five areas of choice for lunch or dinner.
  • Excellent staff experience with a 24-hour room service.
  • It is a 10 minutes’ walk from the Karen Blixen Museum and the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage.
  • It is of close proximity to the Wilson Airport that is mainly used by many safari flights
  • It is 15 minutes away from the Kenya Wildlife Service Headquarters.
  • It is 15 minutes from the Nairobi City center

Amenities at the Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens and Cottages

  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Wi-fi available
  • Health spa with sauna and Jacuzzi
  • Gift shop with artefacts and local crafts

 Rooms, Cottages and Suites at the Karen Blixen, Kenya Safari

Standard room:  

Includes amenities such as:

  • 24-hour room service
  • En-suite bath and shower
  • Fireplace
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor area
  • Television
  • Wi-fi

Other rooms: 3 cottages

  • Family friendly
  • Entail 2 en-suite rooms
  • Common large sitting room

Honey moon suite

  • This special cottage is lavishly furnished
  • Fireplace in both the large bedroom and the sitting room

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 What to Do at the Karen Blixen Cottages and Coffee Gardens, Nairobi, Kenya Safari

  • Golf, tennis and squash at Karen Country Club or Race Course Golf Club by Reservation
  • Horseback riding at Karen Riding School
  • Table Games available at the reception
  • Sight-seeing tours in Karen and Nairobi
  • Horse Racing (most Sundays)
  • Sundowners