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Penguin House Nanyuki

Overview of Penguin House Nanyuki

Penguin House Nanyuki

3.5 star property
3.5-star guesthouse in Nanyuki with restaurant and bar/lounge
The price is $72
Price available on 2/2/2023

10.0/10 Exceptional

2 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
Nanyuki - Meru Road, Nanyuki

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Nanyuki (NYK) - 33 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 check out 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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

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

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 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 onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

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

Working away

  • Business center
  • 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 washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • Accessible bathtub
  • No elevator (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 drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • 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


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes 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 sanitizer.


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Mobile payment options include: M-Pesa.

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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 to 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 Jan 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Penguin House Nanyuki on Feb 2, 2023 start from $72, excluding 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 sanitizer, 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 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 onsite 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.







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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