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Nairobi's Premium Service Apartment, Est. 1982. American/Kenyan Managed

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Woodmere Residents & Friends Evening Barbecue by the Pool

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Deluxe STUDIO APARTMENT E7 UP TO APRIL 14 AND AGAIN AFTER EASTER!! En-suite with fully equipped kitchen including stove, fridge, microwave, all utensils, dishes, glasses, etc. Linens are provided, changed twice weekly. Daily maid service except Sundays & holidays. Everything you need to make your stay pleasant and convenient. Our cheerful and helpful staff are on duty 24/7, with managers on site supervision. Security is catered for with lock-out buildings, guard monitored gates, secure parking, back up security systems. Woodmere is located conveniently for shopping, fine dining and access to all points of interest. We are in an up-scale location. Water & electrical outages so common in nairobi will not affect your stay...Because we have our own well water & automatic generator. Relax and unwind. Watch satellite TV movie and music channels, CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, NHK-Japanese and French-TV5 news and features. Watch international soccer on
Sports 1, 2 & 3. Warm up in the sauna, then cool off in our sparkling pool, or heated Jacuzzi. Work out in our gym. All at no extra cost. WI-FI is Free! Personal laundry service available at extra cost, but very reasonably priced. Woodmere is designed by an award winning international architect. Distinctive furnishings with African themes are in place. Mattress is high-quality orthopaedic. Apartment is spacious and cheerful, with lots of windows. Palm trees and flowering plants and trees dot our landscape. The pool area is available always for relaxing, barbecues, and entertaining friends. High-class clienetele. Executive atmosphere. Well reviewed.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 340 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years unless with adult family member...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted on your veranda, and outdoors. Please be considerate of non-smokers. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Studio suits couple sharing. Daybed & Baby Cot Allows 4 pax...moreless

  • Loft with double bed upstairs. Daybed for one downstairs. Baby cot available. Charge of $20 per person above occupancy of 2....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Nice bathrooms. ...moreless

  • Fully tiled, upgraded modern bathroom. Never a water shortage. We have our own borehole (well)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have genuine really good reviews on Trip Advisor. We pride ourselves on a high level of customer satisfaction and cost effective accommodation in pleasant and aesthetic, secure and convenient accommodation for over 30 years. Your hosts are on site aided by 30+ staff. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    TV is Local Kenyan and International Satellite. Movies, History, Reality, etc....moreless

  • Television:

    We subscribe to many channels of paid satellite TV, supplied free to our guests. BBC, CNN, TV5 France),Al-Jazeera. Lots of Movie & Documentary channels, Music Channels, Series, etc. Something for all...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Woodmere is in Kilimani, an upscale section of Nairobi near embassies, offices, & good residential, shopping & dining. Monthly rates are given on this site. Ask about periods less than one month. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining for up to 4 in a pinch. Comfortable dining inside the apartment or al-fresco on your veranda...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning is natural. We are at 5000ft above sea level. The weather is never hot enough inside for AC....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    See our Gym. Available 24/7. Life Fitness Crosstrainer and Static Cycle. Schwinn Multi-Gym. Free weights. Punching bag with gloves available on request. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heaters available at a small extra running cost. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi is now Free!...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided: Sheets, towels, bed covers, blankets. Sheets and towels are changed twice a week. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Secure parking. (Disclaimer: All cars and contents are at owner's risk.) Gated and monitored by a uniformed watchman 24/7. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    House phone connects 24/7 to reception. Ask them to call for food delivery. Very handy. Local Italian restaurant delivers great pizza. You can also book local & (prepaid international) calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Sheets and towels are changed twice a week. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We provide very good laundry service for personal laundry at very reasonable prices. Usually 24 hours service. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, stove, microwave, sink, and all utensils, dishes, glassware and cutlery...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave with carousel...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Good sized fridge. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Enjoy views of trees and distant vistas from your verandah. Smoke here, not inside. ...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Do not ride bikes on Nairobi roads because it is very dangerous. Rental bikes available at the Karura Forest Preserve in Nairobi. Very safe. Also, biking in Hell's Gate Park in the Rift....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool area is a great way to relax or entertain friends. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf course at the scenic Nairobi Racecourse, not far away. Not expensive. Clubs can be rented....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lots of palm trees and flowering trees and plants. Lawns. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grills available. Have a barbecue and entertain your friends. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts can be arranged nearby. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    50ft Long Sparkling Clear Pool. Lighted at night til 11pm. Woodmere Residents & Their Guests Only. Children Must Be Supervised. No Lifeguard on Duty. All Facilities at Users' Risk....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Heated Jacuzzi. Under the stars with a glass of wine. Your trip to paradise. Book 2 hours ahead for heating, please. Kids like playing in the Jacuzzi....moreless

  • Sauna:

    Available 24/7. Can be booked for private use. Give us 20 minutes to heat it up for you. No charge. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$110
$770 $2,150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled 7 days before by email and acknowledged receipt thereof by Woodmere. The rate given is for a Studio apartment which is very cost effective. Contains a double bed. Extra bed can be added. We have many different options.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jomo Kenyatta International & Wilson Airports
0.01 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cedars
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Public Golfcourse at Nairobi Racecourse
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Nairobi Railway Station
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cedars & Osteria del Chianti

Car: Not Necessary

You will find everything you need and want nearby. We are in an upscale location, which means that it has good shopping, fine dining, sports and recreation, wildlife and historical locations, walking, bird watching, mountain biking, cinemas, and other attractions. We are convenient to other locations in Nairobi such as downtown business and connected by new fast roads to Westlands, and the UN and US/Canadian/UK and other embassies. Nairobi Game Park, Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Langata Giraffe Park, Karura Forest, Nairobi Racecourse, Karen Blixen (wrote Out of Africa) Museum, Nairobi Museum and Arboretum, public golf courses, tennis courts, ice skating, and many other attractions are accessible from Woodmere Service Apartments.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: Grace and Paul are a Kenya/American married partnership of many years. Paul's architecture profession and Grace's management, home-making and gardening skills seem a perfect fit for this kind of business. We love welcoming visitors from all over the world.

Why the Owner Chose Nairobi:
The property is a labour of love of architecture and hospitality. Keeping all the systems in place and running smoothly is a constant challenge and source of pleasure for us. Creating a friendly atmosphere, being a welcoming and secure place for visitors is our mission. Karibu! (Swahili for Welcome). Price given is for a Deluxe Studio Apartment. It can sleep 2 persons upstairs in a double bed, another downstairs in a daybed. We charge an extra $20 per night for an third and fourth person each. This includes a baby cot.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love our home and property and enjoy welcoming guests from all over the world with personal care and hospitality. We are ably assisted by over 30 staff members who do cleaning, laundry, office and reception, maintenance, gardening, etc. Please note price given is for a Deluxe Studio Apartment with two levels, the upstairs is approached by a circular stair in the apartment.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Swahili

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Woodmere Residents & Friends Evening Barbecue by the Pool

    Woodmere Residents & Friends Evening Barbecue by the Pool

  • Downstairs daybed.

    Downstairs daybed.

  • Good sized fridge, microwave, double hotplate.

    Good sized fridge, microwave, double hotplate.

  • TV viewing and work station. WIFI is free.

    TV viewing and work station. WIFI is free.

  • View from upstairs loft. Comfortable chair, daybed.

    View from upstairs loft. Comfortable chair, daybed.

  • Modern en-suite wc, basin and shower.

    Modern en-suite wc, basin and shower.

  • Shower ensuite.

    Shower ensuite.

  • Watch TV downstairs or relax in bed with a second TV upstairs.

    Watch TV downstairs or relax in bed with a second TV upstairs.

  • Abundance of flowers including orchids attracting hummingbirds. Also eagle nest.

    Abundance of flowers including orchids attracting hummingbirds. Also eagle nest.

  • Kids & adults enjoying relaxing in the heated Jacuzzi

    Kids & adults enjoying relaxing in the heated Jacuzzi

  • TOASTY TO HOT: SAUNA AVAILABLE 24/7. FREE. DIP IN THE POOL AFTER. SHOWER & WC.

    TOASTY TO HOT: SAUNA AVAILABLE 24/7. FREE. DIP IN THE POOL AFTER. SHOWER & WC.

  • GYM: LIFE CYCLE, CROSS TRAINER MULTI-GYM. BOXING GLOVES AVAILABLE.

    GYM: LIFE CYCLE, CROSS TRAINER MULTI-GYM. BOXING GLOVES AVAILABLE.

  • Stairs up to sleeping loft

    Stairs up to sleeping loft

  • Compact kitchen has everything you need to make tasty meals the way you like.

    Compact kitchen has everything you need to make tasty meals the way you like.

  • Cosy sleeping loft with second phone.

    Cosy sleeping loft with second phone.

  • View from loft of dining & private verandah.

    View from loft of dining & private verandah.

  • Private verandah with view of garden and vegetation. Smoking is permitted here.

    Private verandah with view of garden and vegetation. Smoking is permitted here.

  • Woodmere Pool. Sunning, swimming, relaxing, barbequeing, working WIFI here.

    Woodmere Pool. Sunning, swimming, relaxing, barbequeing, working WIFI here.

  • Upstairs sleeping loft. Cathedral ceiling in downstairs

    Upstairs sleeping loft. Cathedral ceiling in downstairs

  • Plenty of lights, custom hardwood furniture. Orthopedic mattress.

    Plenty of lights, custom hardwood furniture. Orthopedic mattress.

  • E7 is the top apartment shown here.

    E7 is the top apartment shown here.

  • Swahili chair with extending arms for feet-up relaxing.

    Swahili chair with extending arms for feet-up relaxing.

  • GYM: LIFE FITNESS CROSS TRAINER AND STATIC CYCLE. FREE WEIGHTS. 24/7

    GYM: LIFE FITNESS CROSS TRAINER AND STATIC CYCLE. FREE WEIGHTS. 24/7

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Swahili
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 66%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2014
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