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Blue Post Hotel Thika | Kenya
Situated along Thika-Muranga Road Highway, Kenya

(Blue Post Hotel is situated along the Thika-Muranga Road, 30 minutes' drive from Nairobi. Blue Post Hotel is approximately about 65 kilometers from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 40 Kilometers North East of Nairobi. Thika, Kenya is home to the Chania Falls and the Thika Falls, while Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park lies to its South East. Blue Post Hotel in Thika is close to "Fourteen Falls" which is a popular picnic site)

 

 
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Blue Post Hotel Thika

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Blue Post Hotel is just off Thika road about 40 kilometers from Nairobi. Blue Post Hotel, lies on a promontory where the Chania and Thika rivers meet to form the Thika and Chania Falls. Nestled between two falls –Chania and Thika; the hotel was started in 1908; as a stopover for white settlers who lived and farmed in central Kenya.

 

The hotel was initially owned by a white man named Cape, who later sold it to a Mr. Edward Sergent, until 1976 when it changed hands to the Kenyatta family. Before the present hotel, which has an African touch with Makuti roofing was built; the residence bar comprised of shades with blue pillars; and that’s where it derived its name from.

 

Blue Post Hotel, is located between two rivers, the Chania and Thika, with their sources in the Aberdare Ranges. Natural waterfalls are a feature of both rivers. For Nature lovers, Blue Post is home to a variety of bird life as well as to a number of indigenous trees found only in this area.

 

Accommodation consists of 32 spacious rooms with GTV and DSTV-connected TV, located in two wings, the Chania Wing and Thika Wing. As a conference venue, the hotel can accommodate four seminars at a time, with seating for 20, 40, 60 and over 300 people.

 

Other facilities include cyber cafe, gift shop, children's park, wedding tents, chairs and tables for hire, craft centre, salon, disco and weekend entertainment (other days on request) plus rafting, horse-riding and nature walks.

 

 
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Blue Post Hotel Thika Non-Residents Accommodation Prices

2015 Non-Residents Accommodation Rates Per Night Include:

Room Type
Bed Only
Bed & Breakfast
Half Board
Full Board

Single Room

(1 Guest)

52 US Dollars

63 US Dollars

82 US Dollars

101 US Dollars

Double Room

(2 Guests)

64 US Dollars

87 US Dollars

124 US Dollars

162 US Dollars

Triple Room

(3 Guests)

89 US Dollars

123 US Dollars

179 US Dollars

235 US Dollars

 

Notes

* Museum Entrance fee is 250 Kenya Shillings per person

* Children between 0 to 4.99 Years stay for free on bed only

* Children Between 5 to 12 Years pay 75% of the adult Rates above


Non-Residents Casual Meal Prices

* Breakfast 11 US Dollars

* Blue Post Hotel Lunch 16 US Dollars

* Blue Post Hotel Dinner 16 US Dollars

* Barbeque Lunch or Dinner 17 US Dollars

 

 

 

Blue Post Hotel Thika Residents Accommodation Prices

2015 Residents Accommodation Rates Per Night Include:

Room Type
Bed Only
Bed & Breakfast
Half Board
Full Board

Single Room

(1 Guest)

3,100

Kenya Shillings

3,900

Kenya Shillings

5,200

Kenya Shillings

6,500

Kenya Shillings

Double Room

(2 Guests)

3,800

Kenya Shillings

5,400

Kenya Shillings

8,000

Kenya Shillings

10,600

Kenya Shillings

Triple Room

(3 Guests)

5,350

Kenya Shillings

7,750

Kenya Shillings

11,650

Kenya Shillings

15,550

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Check-out time is 1000 Hours

* Museum Entrance fee is 100 Kenya Shillings per person

* Children between 0 to 4.99 Years stay for free on bed only

* Children Between 5 to 12 Years pay 75% of the adult Rates above


Residents Casual Meal Prices

* Breakfast 800 Kenya Shillings

* Blue Post Hotel Lunch 1,300 Kenya Shillings

* Blue Post Hotel Dinner 1,300 Kenya Shillings

* Barbeque Lunch or Dinner 1,400 Kenya Shillings

 

 

 

2014 Blue Post Hotel Thika Conference Rates

Conference Packages
Rates Per Night

Half Day Conference Package Per Person

2,200

Kenya Shillings

Full Day Conference Package Per Person

2,600

Kenya Shillings

Half Board Conference Package Single Room

5,420

Kenya Shillings

Half Board Conference Package Double Room

8,640

Kenya Shillings

Full Board Board Conference Package Single Room

6,720

Kenya Shillings

Full Board Board Conference Package Double Room

11,240

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Video Shooting = 30,000 Kenya Shillings

* Wedding Photo Session Only = 8,000 Kenya Shillings

* Bed & Breakfast + Wedding Photo Session = 12,200 Kenya Shillings Per Night (2 Guests)

 

 

Accepted Mode of Payment

online payment

 

 

 
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Blue Posts Hotel Museum

Kenya’s only hotel between two falls, Blue Posts Hotel, now has a museum, adding to the animal park to form a study centre for kids wishing to learn more about various animals and about Kenya without having to travel far.

 

Started less than a year ago, the museum mostly showcases animal life, with exhibits such as skulls of various animals including the hippo, zebra and buffalo, a collection of various animals’ dropping such the crocodile’s, which resembles sausages, leopard’s, hippo’s and the tortoise’s.

 

Blue Posts Hotel Museum also has an aquarium with gold fish, and various marine animals including, a lobster, the only creature with blue blood, crabs, yellow box fish, porcupine fish, sword fish, Pinkhandle barracuda-a type of fish that feeds on medium fish and squid, the skull of a shark, as well as coral reefs, shells, and various types of rocks.

 

Blue Post Hotel's restaurant and coffee bar are set overlooking the Chania falls, and the view, the beautiful flowers and trees gives one a feeling of refreshing tranquility. Kenya’s only hotel between two falls, Blue Posts Hotel has a museum, adding to the animal park to form a study centre for kids wishing to learn more about various animals and about Kenya without having to travel far.

 

Blue Posts Hotel Museum also has an aquarium with gold fish, and various marine animals including, a lobster, the only creature with blue blood, crabs, yellow box fish, porcupine fish, sword fish, Pinkhandle barracuda-a type of fish that feeds on medium fish and squid, the skull of a shark, as well as coral reefs, shells, and various types of rocks.

 

There are also eggs of various animals including the crocodile’s and the ostrich eggs An ostrich’s egg is equivalent to 24 chicken eggs and a person of average weight can actually step on it without breaking it. The only animal known to break an ostrich’s egg is the Egyptian Vulture, which takes the egg up a high place and drops it until it breaks then it feeds on the yolk.

 

Also on exhibit at the Blue Posts Hotel Museum are East African currencies both coins and notes that are no longer in use; as well as a collection of various African calabashes. The animal park, started some three years ago, has some of the rarest animals including a porcupine, which is the largest rodent in Africa. The rodent has spikes and wags its tail producing a rattling sound; and is rarely seen during the day as it is nocturnal.

 

The park also has Nile crocodiles, 4 adults and over ten young ones as well as terrapins and tortoises. The park has three of the tortoises’ species including the leopard tortoises, the pancake tortoises and the bell hinged back tortoises.


The pancake tortoise is flat-shelled, resembling the shape of a pancake and smaller than the other two; while the leopard tortoise is the largest of the three species. Other animals at the park include the psyches monkeys, pigeons, guinea fowls, turkeys, bush baby and rabbits.

 

 

 

Blue Posts Hotel Activities

Blue Posts Hotel has a nature trail along the River Bank gives one a chance to enjoy nature’s richness; as the hotel is home to over sixty species of birds including some exotic birds such as the Grey kites, Yellow Vented Bulbul and a variety of doves and sparrows.

 

The places is also home to several indigenous trees only found here, with the trail extending to the point where the two rivers -Chania and Thika meet, and if the water level is low, one can actually step on the stones in the river and enjoy some coolness of the waters.

 

Other facilities for kids at Blue Posts Hotel include the children’s park with swings, an electric merry-go round, a dry slide and sea saw; but perhaps the highlight is the long meandering 9 feet deep pond; where the kids and parents as well enjoy boat rafting; with some shades on the island where some can sit and watch as the kids enjoy the rides.

 


 

Booking & Reservations for Blue Posts Hotel, Thika - Kenya

Booking Office Tel: + 254 718-179-967

Mobile : 0721-242-711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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