We offer the best vegetarian food in Kenya that isn't Indian, we have a five star service and have become known for our unique form of hosting. We are mindful of our guests and their needs and believe we offer an experience in dining and comfort that is rarely found on the vegetarian hospitality front. The word HOB means Love in Arabic and it is with this in mind that we started Hob House, love for the planet, love for those who share our passion for creating better systems for living.
We have 7 bedrooms with double and twin rooms, we can host up to 15 people comfortably as we also have a dorm room that can sleep two. All except the dorm room are en-suite and four of the rooms also have balconies. We serve breakfast in with the cost of the room , the breakfast has British without the fry up, and Lebanese, continental and the best coffee in town.
We have four living rooms and two beautiful porches for relaxing and watching the beautiful Kenyan birds that visit our garden. You can take an afternoon nap in one of the hammocks and feel the stress of where you have come from melt away.
We have tow experienced Kenyan's one is a chef and the other a well trained cook. They have spent many years with the owners to understand the wonders of vegetarian cooking. We also have an independent house that can be booked separately and has a full kitchen, so if you don't want to mix food, especially for the Vegans this is a perfect option.
Free Wifi, there are libraries all over the property for your enjoyment with local writers and international bestsellers. In the independent house you will have access to the kitchen, which has everything you will need, a large refrigerator, coffee pots, all dishes and bowls to make your own [Removed]re is common area for cable TV as well as the HOB HOUSE DVD catalogue, which is comprised of 300 DVD's the use of them are free but will be signed for. We also have a mini spa room where you can relax with a wonderful massage, there is also a yoga space with a mat that is provided for your use as well as all the accessories for a great practice...the view from the yoga space looks directly onto the corn fields.
We don't allow smoking in the house, we also don't serve alcohol, however, we have no problem with people buying their own and bringing to the dining area. We have no problem with children or pets and welcome them both.
Security Deposit (optional)
If you are booking more than one month ahead of time we do require a first night deposit,
We are still in Nairobi but you feel as if you are in the rural's of Kenya, we are also very close to the major shopping centres and to the UN complex.
Taxi's are available and we use only drivers that have been with us for many years, they are well versed in the region and can assist with all the explanations on local history and tribal information.
Payment Details & Cancellation Policy
Time Of Payment
Payment can be made on arrival or when they depart, we will take a deposit which is dependent on the length of their stay.
We have all credit cards and of course cash is always welcome.
If you book more than one month ahead we require an advance cancellation, if it is within two weeks of your proposed time we will require a cancellation fee of the first night.
About Your Host
Both my husband Peter and myself (Kelly) live in Kenya, Peter is Kenyan and I am from Lebanon, with British parents. We have had our guest lodge Hob House (Hob means love in Arabic) for 4 years, we started Hob House with the idea of proving that we could still attract business even though we are vegetarian and almost completely solar fired as an establishment.
My Additional Services
We can with advance notice make available cooking classes for the recipes on our menu.