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The Guv’nors House Gardens: Inside Anne Waiguru’s Former House Now Hotel

By Isaac Blessings 

The hospitality industry is one those vibrant business ventures in Kenya. Quite a number of politicians in Kenya have invested heavily in this sector with some of them owning several hotels spread across different parts of the article.

In this article, WoK takes a look at The Guv’nors House Gardens – the former house of Kirinyaga county governor Anne Waiguru that was turned into a hotel in Sagana.

The Guv’nors Gardens House.

The Guv’nors House Gardens is a luxurious hotel located along the Nairobi-Nyeri road in Sagana, Maragua constituency in Kirinyaga County. The hotel is reportedly the former house of the current Kirinyaga county governor Anne Waiguru and was flipped into a hotel after she moved to another residence in Kitusuru, Nairobi. The hotel is equipped with amazing facilities such as a fully-fledged bar, heated swimming pools both indoor and outdoor, a multi-cuisine all day dining restaurant, meeting and conference rooms.

The facility looks inviting with its contemporary architectural designs and the perfect ambience unwinding. The hotel has ample parking and a client staying at the hotel has access to a fitness center, 24 hour front desk assistance, room service and security. Some of the other interesting features of the hotel include an elevator/lift, air conditioning in all the rooms, free internet and is accessible by the handicapped individuals.

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Activities to do and services at Guv’nors’ House house

While at the hotel, there are some activities that a visitor can engage in including canoeing in the nearby river, fishing, cycling, archery, hiking and playing darts. You can visit the spa and leisure section and enjoy Karaoke, Sun terrace, live entertainment or get into the small library and read a book. The hotel also offers interesting services at a small additional fee such as Housekeeping, airport picking and dropping services, Dry cleaning, Grocery shopping service, car rental, Newspaper service, special diets food, in-room breakfast and babysitting services.

Accommodation and Prices

Visitors get an opportunity to sleep inside Waiguru’s former mansion which have soundproof VIP rooms , terrace, air conditioning, designated smoking area, heating and ironing facilities. Spending a weekend from Friday to Monday on the executive rooms cost you up to Ksh 17,000 while on the normal rooms Ksh 13,000 both on half board. The prices are flexible and can be adjusted according to the client’s preferences and according to the season.