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Penguin House Nanyuki

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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Family Room | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Family Room | Living area | 32-inch LCD TV with premium TV channels, TV
Family Room | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Family Room | Bathroom shower

Overview of Penguin House Nanyuki

Penguin House Nanyuki

3.5 star property
3.5-star guesthouse in Nanyuki with restaurant and bar/lounge

10.0/10 Exceptional

2 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
The price is €90
Price available on 11/12/2022
Nanyuki - Meru Road, Nanyuki
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
Feel at home
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Nanyuki (NYK) - 24 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Gawanaz Grill - 10 min walk
  • Powerline Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • The coffee shack - 3 min drive
  • Nyakio Building - 3 min drive
  • Dormans Coffee Shop - 3 min drive

About this property

Penguin House Nanyuki

A great choice for a stay in Nanyuki, Penguin House Nanyuki features an airport shuttle. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. A terrace and a garden are other highlights.


English, Swahili

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 or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free secured, covered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 6:00 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • 24-hour room service

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Height-adjustable showerheads
  • Accessible bath
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels

Home comfort

  • Fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Chef
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Mobile payment options include: M-Pesa.

Also known as

Penguin House Nanyuki Nanyuki
Penguin House Nanyuki Guesthouse
Penguin House Nanyuki Guesthouse Nanyuki

Frequently asked questions

Does Penguin House Nanyuki offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Penguin House Nanyuki does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Penguin House Nanyuki?
As of 10 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Penguin House Nanyuki on 11 December 2022 start from €90, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Penguin House Nanyuki?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Penguin House Nanyuki?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Penguin House Nanyuki?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Penguin House Nanyuki?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Penguin House Nanyuki?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Penguin House Nanyuki and nearby?
Penguin House Nanyuki has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Penguin House Nanyuki?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Gawanaz Grill (10-min walk), Home Pub (2 mi) and The Sparkle Place (3.1 mi).
Does Penguin House Nanyuki have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Penguin House Nanyuki like?
Penguin House Nanyuki is located a short 18-minute walk from Nanyuki Show Ground.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Professional and friendly staff, clean and comfortable accommodations, and one fo the best restaurants in town!
Meredith, 2-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The hotel is clean and peaceful. The staff is very helpful and kind. Food is great. I would definitely stay again.
1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review