Monday, 25 November 2013


Its one of the boutique hotels we have in Kenya. A boutique hotel is a property that sets itself apart by the individualized attention and quality service it gives its customers. Its located along Limuru road, Gigiri, Nairobi. These hotels facilities are specifically made to cater for the needs of the modern tourist, the VIP and the modern celebrity. There is security and privacy for the guests and they go through great lengths to ensure that their guests are comfortable. It also has great facilities like great meeting spaces that are very private. The guests can hold board meetings in these conference/board rooms. The staff is very friendly and they treat you like family. They respond to your every need and give you comfort.

This hotel hosts many events. For example 'Tribal Chic' which is a fashion event that showcases the works of great designers both local and international .Another event is the 'New Years Eve party'. They also hold special parties like birthday parties etc. This hotel promises to be set apart from the normal or common hotel room and it brings you to a world of hip design with an emphasis on detail and luxury.

It has an urban feel and the colours blend well. It has hand crafted artifacts and collectibles from all over Africa. This helps in diversity and capturing the essence of all countries in the lovely African continent. Its location is also a major factor to its uniqueness. It is located along the United Nations headquarters. It is located 25km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It has 137 guest rooms and suites. the suites extend this level of luxury and offer unparalleled level of class . Inside the colours are earthly to evoke a cool atmosphere. The ambience of this place is amazing. The hotel also has a spa, The Kaya Spa, to ensure that guests relax.

 It also has the following facilities, a well stocked library with thousands of books, a well stocked bar, a heated pool surrounded by falls and gardens and a jiko restaurant. The in-house restaurant offers continental cuisine with an African touch.It is open for lunch and dinner from 6.30am to 11.00pm .The lounge is open from 6.30am to 12.00midnight.The types of food that they offer are grilled meat, vegetables, pasta, pastries. Next to the house there is the village market.
I loved their food. Here are a few pictures to whet your appetite. for more information check out their facebook page on  and their website

Beetroot and crab leg, pickled beets, cherry tomatoes, lemon vinaigrette

The perfect burger for a Saturday lunch!

 Pan-fried duck breast, pancetta layered potatoes and orange zest

Chocolate mousse cake, homemade vanilla bean ice cream


Fettuccine, cherry tomato sauce, fresh basil.

House smoked salmon, viking salt, onion marmalade and horseradish
Homemade coffee macaroons

Chocolate chip meringues

Devil's chocolate muffins
Vanilla & strawberry cupcakes
photo credits. the tribe hotel


  1. Your blog sends me straight to starvation!!!
    Awesome insights Jean.

  2. Been commenting on your blog with my phone but i couldn't get thro' am totally proud of you.....the food looks scrumptious

  3. Thanks Maureen I appreciate all your help too.