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Eat breakfast with giraffes at this beautiful manor house hotel

House Beautiful logo House Beautiful 4 days ago Sam Dangremond

Giraffes will join you for breakfast through a window at this enchanting manor house hotel © thesafaricollection.com Giraffes will join you for breakfast through a window at this enchanting manor house hotel  Giraffe Manor might be one of the most unique hotels in the world – located on 12 acres of private land within a 140-acre forest on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, the stunning boutique property feels perfectly enchanting.

But what really sets it apart from other African destinations is the herd of resident Rothschild giraffes you can't help but encounter there. Literally, you can't miss them.

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)  The endangered animals tend to in the mornings and evenings and aren't above poking their heads in to see what's going on. It's a wildlife lover's dream.

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)  While the exterior is breathtaking, inside the hotel you'll find 10 elegantly furnished rooms (to accommodate a total of 25 guests), each with their own distinct personality and features. 

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)  Meanwhile, across the lawn from Giraffe Manor is the , where guests can learn about the species, feed the animals, and take guided walks around the sanctuary (it's open to the public).

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)  Since 1974, Giraffe Manor was the home of Jock Leslie-Melville - a Kenyan grandson of the Scottish Earl of Leven - and his American-born wife, Betty, whose lifelong goal of preserving this threatened species earned her the nickname, the 'Giraffe Lady.'

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