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Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi

Guest Cottages and Camping Site in Kiserian - Ngong Hills, Nairobi | Kenya

(Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp offers Cottages, Standard Twin Rooms, Luxury Tents and a Campsite. The Lodge is located on the Kiserian - Isenya Pipeline road, overlooking the Ngong Hills. Whistling Thorns Lodge is one hour from Nairobi, and 1 hour and 15 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport)

 

 

Whistling Thorns Lodge

Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp


 

Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi

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Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi is a quiet, homely, informal kind of place with emphasis on the outdoors .A lovely spot to chill out: grand view of the Ngong Hills, open plains, game, birds and peace and quiet. Yet not too far from Nairobi.

 

The camp is run by Mike and Marie Louise, this little place has character and a nice location but you should not expect any frills. Whistling Thorns is a small, quiet and peaceful place where people come to relax. It is located on the Kiserian-Isenya Pipeline road, overlooking the Ngong Hills.

 

If you are looking for a get-away not far from Nairobi (private, quiet and romantic) Whistling Thorns is the place. Whistling Thorns is one hour from Nairobi, and 1 hour and 15 minutes from the airport, and a great place to acclimatize before a safari, or chill out after one.

 

Whistling Thorns facilities include cottages and rooms, camping site, fun grounds, swimming pool, bar and restaurant. You can swim, go for walks or horse riding, have a massage or go on day trips. The facilities are open to day visitors up to 6pm. The bar/ restaurant is open daily from 8am to 8pm.


Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi Accommodation

* 6 Standard Twin Rooms (two big single beds in each room) overlook the Ngong hills

* 3 Luxury Tents (with a double bed in each one) are tucked away in the rear of the garden giving privacy

* 3 Cottages which have a king size and big single bed each, as well as a private verandah with a garden view

* All units have their own shower/toilet and outside seating area, mosquito nets and morning tea is served on your verandah

 

 

Luxury Tents


 

Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi Accommodation Prices

2015 Standard Twin Rooms Residents and Non-Residents Rates Per Night

Accommodation Type

Bed Only

Per Night

Standard Twin Rooms (1 Guest)

(Has two big single beds) Overlook the Ngong Hills

4,000

Kenya Shillings

Standard Twin Rooms (2 Guests)

(Has two big single beds) Overlook the Ngong Hills

4,500

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Extra bed in the Standard Room 2,200 Kenya Shillings Per Night

* Extra person in the Standard Room 1,800 Kenya Shillings Per Night

* Children under the age of 2 Years & Sharing with adult – Baby cot (per night) = NO CHARGE

All Standard Twin Rooms have their own shower/ toilet and outside seating area, mosquito nets and in the morning tea is served on your verandah

 

 

 

2015 Cottage Rooms Residents and Non-Residents Rates Per Night

Accommodation Type

Bed Only

Per Night

Cottage Rooms (2 Guests)

(Has a king size and big single bed each)

Enjoy a private verandah with a garden view

6,000

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Master bedroom 7,000 Kenya Shillings Per Night

* Extra bed in the Standard Room 2,200 Kenya Shillings Per Night

 

 

 

2015 Luxury Tents Residents and Non-Residents Rates Per Night

Accommodation Type

Bed Only

Per Night

Luxury Tents Rooms (1 Guest)

(Has a double bed in each)

tucked away in the rear of the garden giving a real sense of privacy

5,000

Kenya Shillings

Luxury Tents Rooms (2 Guests)

(Has a double bed in each)

tucked away in the rear of the garden giving a real sense of privacy

5,000

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

 

 

 

2015 Whistling Thorns Campsite Prices Per Night

2015 Camping Accommodation

Price Per Person

Camping with own tent Per Night

800

Kenya Shillings

Camping Hire of a tent & mattress Per Night

900

Kenya Shillings

 

Notes

* Camper must book in advance

* Camping charges include use of the swimming pool

* Camping One Guest use of tent = 1,300 Kenya Shillings

* Cost of foods and beverages are not included in the camping rate

* Camping Children under 10 Years = 600 Kenya Shillings Per Child

* No movement of cars into or out of the compound after 11 pm for security reasons

* Bring along your bedding. Or hire from the Camp = 500 Kenya Shillings per person

 

 

 

Accepted Mode of Payment

 

online payment

 

 

 

Whistling Thorns Lodge

Whistling Thorns Lodge


 

Activities at Whistling Thorns

The Swimming Pool

The Pool is open daily from 0900 Hours to 1800 Hours. Use is free for clients having meals & staying overnight. The charges are 300 Kenya Shillings per person. We do have costumes and towels for hire if you forgot to bring them: costumes are 300 Kenya Shillings and a towel 200 Kenya Shillings each.

 

Nature Walks

You can go for walks on your own in the surrounding area – this is open savannah grassland and you can’t get lost. Apart from seeing gazelles & zebras you will certainly see the Masai and their cattle. The people here are very welcoming, please respect the local community.

 

If you would like to have a guide, Emmanuel a local Masai can accompany you on your walk. He charges 600 Kenya Shillings and will show you round informing you of the people, and environment you are walking though. Your walk will be 2 to 3 hours (or longer if your want).

 

Bird Watching:

The immediate grounds of Whistling Thorns host a large variety of birds which can easily be spotted.

 

Pampering for Total Relaxation

On request Cecilia can do a full body massage (1,800 Kenya Shillings- per hour), or manicure 500 Kenya Shillings, Pedicure 700 Kenya Shillings or facial 1,000 Kenya Shillings.

 

Children & Playground:

There is a playground with a Tree House, and some swings for the children. We can put up a bouncing castle at 1, 000 Kenya Shillings for the afternoon, and we have a large field for youngsters (and the young and fit at heart) to play football etc. Please make sure you bring your own balls. We only have flat ones.

 

Internet

Internet is available to our customers: minimum 50 Kenya Shillings (and 5 Kenya Shillings per minute). Ask the Bar staff.

 

Camping Site

You can put up your tent (600 Kenya Shillings Per Person Per Night) or we can set up a tent for you (750 Kenya Shillings Per Person Sharing), and we provide a mattress. You must bring bedding. Camping charges include the use of the swimming pool. You need to book the use of the campsite in advance.

 

Staff Parties, Birthday Parties, Nyama Choma Eating Sessions, Team Building & Meetings are all available

 

Our Conference Room seats 16 people and the charge is 5,000 Kenya Shillings per day – It is free to groups of min 10 people who stay at Whistling Thorns on FB basis

 

 

 

Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi Location

Whistling Thorns through Langata road and Bomas, turn left onto the Magadi Road. You go passed the International Schools, through Ongata Rongai and down the hill into Kiserian.

 

Less than 1 km through the village you go over a bridge and there is a junction at your LEFT. This is the Kiserian Isenya Pipeline Road (Greengoes is on the corner), and there is a sign WHISTLING THORNS at this junction. Turn onto this road and Whistling Thorns is 13 km on the left hand side (just before Dawamu School)


Whistling Thorns from Westlands, Karen and Ngong. Then you turn left to Matasia and Kiserian. When you get to Kiserian you turn RIGHT at the Total Petrol station – you are now on the Magadi road.

 

When you get to the bridge you will see the junction of the Pipeline road on your left (Greengoes is on the corner). Turn left onto the Pipeline Road and we are 13 km on the left hand side.

 


 

Booking & Reservations for Whistling Thorns Lodge & Camp Nairobi - Kenya

Booking Office Tel: + 254 718-179-967
Mobile :
+ 254 - (0) - 721-242-711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

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