One Forty Eight
A Tranquil Boutique Hotel Close to Nairobi
One Forty Eight is located in the peaceful suburb of Langata, bordering the Giraffe Sanctuary. This beautiful little gem with just 8 rooms provides an ideal location to rest and relax in tranquil surroundings - completely unique with warthogs, parrots, peacocks and monkeys freely coming and going through the garden. Often lions and hyenas can be heard from the proximity of Nairobi National Park. An incredible private home forms the foundation of the hotel, original artwork is featured throughout, making this hotel a living gallery. The hotel itself spares no modern convenience, offering delicious food and wine, beautifully appointed rooms, first class service, in-room televisions and wireless internet, boutique designer shops on-site, as well as access to amazing restaurants, museums and wildlife. One Forty Eight is made up of the Main House (3 bedrooms and a converted loft for children) and 5 rooms in the converted Artist's Studio (3 apartments and 2 studios). In the main house the downstairs living area is open plan with a large fireplace. The veranda provides an “inside outside” feeling and is an ideal space for al fresco dining or enjoying the leafy green surroundings of the grounds. The master bedroom features a double bed, the additional two bedrooms can be configured with double or twin beds and the loft, which can only be booked in conjunction with the master bedroom, has 3 single beds for children under 13 years. The rooms of the Main House can be rented individually or on an exclusive basis. The main living area for the apartments and studios is located in the artist’s Studio conversion; this has a large open fireplace and seating area. The 3 apartments are double-story contemporary rooms with large glass windows and the open plan design. Downstairs includes a spacious seating area with a wet room style of bathroom; while the upstairs sleeping area is open-plan with views over the grounds. There is also a sofa-bed in the downstairs living room that can convert into an extra bed for children. The 2 studios are located on the first floor above the main lounge of the studio conversion. They are accessed through a wide staircase leading into a connecting corridor, and have large windows creating a feeling of space and the outdoors. The bathrooms are spacious, light and airy with a rain shower and a separate bath. Excursions to the Nairobi sights and shopping can be arranged.
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- Price: From $495 per person per night
- Location: Eastern Africa, Kenya
- # of Beds: 16 beds
- Age Minimum: 0 years old
- Amenities: Cell Phone Coverage, Ensuite Bathrooms, Hairdryer, Recharge Facilities, Wi-Fi
- Type: Lodge
- Included: Accommodation, breakfast, house wines, local spirits & soft drinks during meals, a light meal for those arriving after 9:00 pm, wireless internet, in room television
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Additional Cost: Cocktails, Champagne, premium spirits & cellar wines, laundry, additional meals, Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen Museum, Craft Center Shopping
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