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This beautiful property (formerly One Forty Eight) forms the foundation of an incredible hotel that one woman forged from her life story.Originally designed and built by Tonio and Anna Trzebinski (who used to run Lemarti’s Camp in Laikipia), Eden offers travellers an immediate connection to a deeply authentic expression of Anna and her family’s home, history and adventures.

Set on a four-acre forested property in the peaceful suburb of Langata, the former home has been transformed into a living museum and private gallery space that is filled with the family’s own artworks and creations, including their personal library and artefacts that have been collected over a lifetime on the continent.

With the main house first built in 1992, Eden has organically grown into its present form and has 8 ensuite double bedrooms, 2 open plan drawing and dining room areas with a working fireplace and bar, as well as a large veranda attached to the main house.

Bordering the Giraffe Sanctuary forest on the outskirts of Nairobi, Eden sits in the heart of Langata and is an oasis of tranquility. Nairobi National Park, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Karen Blixen Museum and the Giraffe Centre are all within a short driving distance and the hotel is within easy reach of Nairobi’s most interesting restaurants, eclectic shopping experiences and artist studios.

 Eden is made up of the main house and Tonio’s studio. Both buildings are available for exclusive hire. main house: Once the private residence of Anna and her family, the main house offers an open plan drawing and dining room area, large veranda and 3 ensuite bedrooms. Tonio’s studio: Tonio’s former art studio offers a separate open plan drawing and dining room area, 2 ensuite bedrooms and 3 separate studio lofts.

Every room at Eden is designed and decorated by Anna with stunning treetop views of the grounds. Each of the 8 bedrooms offer filtered drinking water, mosquito nets, bathrobes, a hair dryer, natural bath and body products, an extension cable with adapter functionality and a safe. Eden has 8 double rooms of which 3 can convert to twin.

Master Bedroom (1 room)
The master bedroom features a super king size bed as well as a large daybed, walk-in wardrobe and private outdoor veranda with stunning forest views. The ensuite bathroom is beautifully finished with wood panelled walls and complete with a large shower and separate bathtub. This room cannot convert into a twin.



Stas’ Room (1 room)
This room forms a small private suite at the end of the corridor and features a king size bed with views of the tree canopy. It has a separate ensuite bathroom with a large rain shower. This room cannot convert into a twin.

Lana & Tacha’s Room (1 room)
This room features a king size bed and ensuite bathroom with a large bathtub, over the bath shower and views into the tree canopy. This room cannot convert into a twin bed.



Studio Loft LOFT 1, 2 & 3 (3 rooms)
These 3 double storey studio lofts offer an ideal living space with an open plan design featuring large glass windows. Located on the ground floor, all bedrooms include a king size bed and ensuite bathroom with a shower. Upstairs contains a comfortable living area with treetop views. These studio lofts can be converted into a twin.



Garden View (1 room)
This room features a king size bed and ensuite bathroom with a rain shower, separate bathtub and views overlooking the kitchen garden. This room cannot convert into a twin.

Forest View Room (1 room)
This room features a king size bed and ensuite bathroom with a rain shower, separate bathtub and views overlooking the forest. This room cannot convert into a twin.



Artist Residence – Cottage (1 unit / villa)
Featuring an open plan living and dining space with a double bedroom facing the kitchen garden, the artist in residence cottage is available for long stay rentals at a weekly rate. The bedroom features a king size bed that converts into a twin and ensuite bathroom with a rain shower and separate bathtub. This self-catered cottage is fully serviced and includes water, electricity, gas, wifi, security and parking for 1 vehicle. Guests have access to the entire property.

 

 

THE DECK
Overlooking a beautiful lake and the neighboring Giraffe Sanctuary forest, The hotel’s main restaurant & bar is open to hotel guests and external visitors by reservation only. In respect of the surrounding environment, swimming is not permitted and the restaurant maintains a smart casual dress code.

MAIN RESTAURANT & BAR: Open to hotel guests and external visitors by reservation only, Eden’s main restaurant - The Deck - offers a relaxed style of à la carte dining.

CHEF’S TABLE: Subject to availability, live cooking and dining experiences can be booked in advance for private groups in the hotel’s main kitchen.

PRIVATE DINING: Available to hotel guests that take the main house and/or Tonio’s studio on an exclusive basis



Touring:
There are a variety of tours that you can arrange in Nairobi such as David Sheldrick's, Giraffe Manor, Karen Blixen Museum, shopping, Kazuri beads, volunteer work, morning or afternoon safari in the Nairobi National Park.  You can pre arrange (mandatory for David Sheldrick) or arrange directly with the hotel upon arrival.

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