The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri

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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Overview of The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri

The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
42 Gigiri Court, Nairobi, 00100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVillage Market12 min walk
  • Popular LocationUnited Nations Office at Nairobi15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBanana Hill Art Gallery18 min walk
  • AirportNairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.)66 min drive

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About this area

Nairobi

The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri is located in Nairobi. Westgate Shopping Mall and The Sarit Centre are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Karura Forest and Arboretum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nairobi City Stadium or Nyayo National Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including safari tours.

What's nearby

  • Village Market - 12 min walk
  • United Nations Office at Nairobi - 15 min walk
  • Banana Hill Art Gallery - 18 min walk
  • Westgate Shopping Mall - 18 min drive
  • Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 25 min drive
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 66 min drive

Restaurants

  • Osteria Gigiri — 12 min walk
  • Mediterraneo — 12 min walk
  • Big Square — 13 min walk
  • Jiko — 16 min walk
  • Smothers Garden — 4 min drive

About this property

The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri

3-star Nairobi guesthouse in Gigiri, near United Nations Office at Nairobi
This guesthouse features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. All 9 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find electric kettles and free bottled water.
The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri offers 9 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

This Nairobi guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include slippers and portable fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: USD 10 for adults and USD 10 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Free reception (select days)
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from noon - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 10 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per vehicle (one way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Cottage Guest House Gigiri Guesthouse
Cottage Guest House Gigiri
The Cottage Guest House Gigiri
Cottage House Gigiri house
The Guest House Gigiri Nairobi
The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri Nairobi
The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri Guesthouse
The Cottage Guest House - Gigiri Guesthouse Nairobi

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 18 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children, Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The toilet was broken, the hotel had construction workers work through the night, mosquito infested.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent
Very calm and comfortable, serene and breathtaking
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Nice lobby, good room. The food was poor. Staff helpful.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Staff was very helpful and the location was great for business at the US Embassy in Nairobi.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019