One Forty Eight is a small, boutique-style hotel with just 8 guest rooms providing the ideal base at which to rest and relax away from Nairobi’s busy city centre.
The property has a peaceful location near the city’s Giraffe Sanctuary, and there are parrots, peacocks, warthogs and monkeys freely roaming within the grounds.
The basis of this unique property is a beautiful private home, complete with original artwork and beautiful objets d’art, giving the feel of a living gallery. The five comfortable suites are converted from the on site artist’s studio and there is every modern convenience – high quality food and wine, beautifully appointed rooms, first class service, in room televisions and wifi and designer shops on site.
One Forty Eight is made up of the Main House (3 bedrooms and a converted loft for children) and 5 rooms in the converted Artist’s Studio (3 apartments and 2 studios).
THE MAIN HOUSE
The downstairs living area is open plan with a large fireplace. The veranda provides an “inside outside” feeling and is an ideal space for al fresco dining or enjoying the leafy green surroundings of the grounds.
The main house offers a “Wake Up” service with tea, coffee, home made morning biscuits etc. delivered to your room.
This room has a large walk in wardrobe, outdoor private veranda with separate seating and a spacious bathroom with bath and separate shower. Please note this room cannot convert into a twin bed.
Bedrooms 2 & 3
These can be configured either as twins or doubles depending on the requirements of the guests. Bedroom 2 offers a large bath with an over bath shower, Bedroom 3 has a large spacious area with a rain shower.
The loft space of the main house is ideal for children. 3 beds are positioned to maximise space, and guests in this room have use of a small shower room on the first floor, or children can share their parent’s bathroom. The loft comes with a TV and Wifi.
THE APARTMENTS & STUDIO
There is a main living area located in the artist’s studio conversion; this has a large open fireplace and seating area with its own open plan dining and sitting area.
Apartments 4, 5 & 6
These 3 double storey contemporary rooms offer an ideal space to relax; large glass windows and the open plan design of the living areas create a tranquil environment. Downstairs comprises of a spacious seating area with a wet room style of bathroom; whilst the upstairs sleeping area is open plan with views over the grounds. There is also a sofa that can convert into extra beds for children. All rooms have in room refreshments.
Studios 7 & 8
These spacious studio suites are located on the first floor above the main lounge of the studio conversion. The 2 rooms are accessed through a wide staircase leading into a connecting corridor, and have large windows creating a feeling of space and the outdoors. The bathrooms are spacious, light and airy with a rain shower and a separate bath. Both rooms have in room refreshments.