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“Best place ever” After being out of kenya for more than 10 yrs I needed a place to rest and entertain 2 kids am planning to adopt, this house served the purpose.
The owner Jane is very friendly and ready to assist where possible. The Location is betw
“Great value, great service, home away from home atmosphere!”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2014
If you are looking for a clean and good value for your money, try this Homestay (Bed and Breakfast home) in Karen, Nairobi.
Once you get away from the main street, you enter in a peaceful Homestay,… More
Asante sana for your kind words in your review. i am very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in our house thats why we are here. thank you again. and karibu sana!
“In one word ? Just Excellent !!”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
In my research for a good place to stay for a couple of days in Nairobi (area) I found the Kerarapony home of Jane Swinchatt. Nice pictures on the website. It did all look very well and the price leve… More
i want to personally express my gratitude to you for choosing to stay in our house during your recent vist to Kenya and even more for taking time out of your busy schedule to review our place. We appreciate every kind word but especially your honesty. thank you. It is always our hope that our visitors will be pleased with our services as we enjoy sharing our home and showing our hospitality as well as forging new friendships. We are a growing venture ready to learn and improve ourselves and our services, so next time you visit, our services will be even better. Thank you and looking forward to seeing you again in the near future.
“It was really a nice place for our short-stay.Quiet,with good privacy neighbourhood.”
Reviewed 18 Dec 2013
The place was really nice.The host,picked us at the airport herself.The house we stayed at was nice,spacious,quite environment.We were always treated courteously.The meals were provided,and were delic… More
Thank you for choosing to stay in our home during your recent visit to kenya. We are glad that your stay was great enjoyable and met your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again in your next visit.
“Perfect villa in a perfect location” We have just returned from our holiday stay in this villa and we had a great time. This is a comfortable, well equipped and spacious quality property which we wouldn't hesitate to recommend. It is situated on a qui
Good size rooms amd well equipped with aircon, wifi and great cooking facilities. Nice enclosed area for sitting outside, and roof area great for sitting in the evenings. Would definitely recommend. S… More
“A little piece of Heaven”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2015
1 Abril is a well-appointed 3-bedroomed property. When we arrived the house was spotless,very comfortable, with everything we needed for our stay, The air-conditioning was especially welcome given the… More
Alan thank you so much for your review. It is much appreciated and I couldn't have done better myself.
“Lovely villa, very private, close to everything for a perfect s/c holiday”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2011
We stayed in this villa last year, this year, and have rebooked for next year! It is very comfortable and clean, with very private garden and roof terrace. Lovely clean, small complex, not too close… More
“A wonderful location” This apartment suited us perfectly; close to the pool and the beach, fabulous views from the terraces, lovely safe gardens and easy to walk to some great, friendly restaurants. We spent the first week exploring the island, and th
“RELAXING, LOVELY AND FULL OF CHARM” The villa was exactly as described, spotlessly clean and had every facility you would ever want and more! It is so comfortable and so quiet and peaceful. The grounds are filled with a huge variety of fruit trees and
The villa is absolutely amazing. It has everything you would ever need, beautiful white sheets and towels. We really enjoyed the pool, a welcome break from the heat. Our hosts really made our holid… More
“Everything you need in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
The house has everything you need (pool, barbecue, modern ktichen, good appliances, washing machine, ...) and everything is a new and perfect condition. Beautiful views, 20 minutes drive to beaches an… More
“Good family accommodation, fabulous pool and good local amenities” We stayed for 10 days as a family of 6 in August and had a wonderful relaxing holiday. The Villa has lots of outside space including a wonderful pool and barbecue and everything you ne
“Immaculate, secure, comfortable and modern.” We had a wonderful week here. The apartment is modern and very well equipped with a range of kitchen equipment including a dishwasher. We purchased a week's wifi from the main square and it was fast and rel
We stayed here for the Easter hols and loved the apartment. Everything you could think you might need was there. Couldn't of been in a better place for the restaurants. We would have no hesitation in… More
It's lovely in Los Alcazares at Easter x so glad you had a good time and found everything convenient to the apartment. Hopefully you will come back and visit again soon x
“Super location, friendly family style home” We really felt totally at ease in Casa Inismore. From the moment Gary met us at the entrance to when he waved us off, there was nothing we could fault. The villa has everything you could need and we loved th
Just returned from a great 4 week stay at Casa Innismore, Sean [the owner] made the whole booking process so easy and kept in touch, making sure all went to plan. We were met by Gary who showed us aro… More
“Lovely villa in ideal location”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2015
Recently stayed in this villa with 3 year old, 9 month old and 3 other adults. Villa was clean, comfortable, spacious and above all very secure. All essential equipment was provided along with some ex… More
Reviewed 29 Apr 2015
Visited Casa Innismore with my husband and two friends, we found the villa well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. The outdoor eating and sitting area by pool where nicely furnished, the heated… More
“Excellent, I'll return there” Owner very communicative and helpflul.
The zone is splendid and peaceful and the house is spacious, clean, just as the advertisement said. A very good option to stay in the Algarve and spend a good time there.
“Brilliant” 46 C/Capuchinos is a beautiful place set in a wonderful part of nerja, it is a very close proximity to all the bars, supermarket and pool, San Juan is an amazing place with absolutely astonishing views, it is brilliant for all ages and a v
Firstly, we got a very nice welcome by Don & Eleanor - a good way to start the holiday on.
The apartment was well equipped with everything that was needed. We spent many wonderful hours on the terr… More
“Perfect accommodation - we had a fantastic time”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2013
The apartment was clean and well-equipped. The owners met us and provided a generous "welcome back" and lots of information. The apartment is very peaceful, with a lovely area to sunbathe and relax o… More
“Fabulous place to stay”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2012
San Juan de Capistrano is fabulous place to stay. The area itself has several bars and restaurants and a supermarket so everything is on your doorstep. The communal pool area is very well run and ma… More
“A fantastic place just what we needed” We stayed here as a couple in June 2016. This is the off season on the Island and it is very quiet and a lot of the restaurants are closed, but this is exactly what we needed as you get to experience the island w
Turtle View was an amazing place to stay. We loved the house, well equipped, clean and comfortable. It was homely with out being cluttered and also had a well brilliant kitchen. We could have sat on t… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2013
This property is absolutely amazing. My friends and I went to medical school on the island, came back for a vacation. Turtle View property has stunning views, very peaceful, and def. get your moneys… More
“A truly wonderful Getaway”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2012
"On arrival we were delighted with the tranquility of the area. The building was clean & welcoming. The house was spacious and comfortable and provided us with everything we needed during our 2 week s… More
We are so glad you enjoyed the peace of the Peninsula. We know its so hard to convey it to our guests but once they arrive they see just how beautiful it is. Peace is difficult to describe. Thank you so much for your review.
“A great home for our two weeks in Barcelona” 2 weeks in Barcelona. 2 couples.
This place was great for us. Very close to transit or about 30 - 45 minute walk to the more touristy places but very close to Sagrada Familla and plenty of tourist ser
Very well equipped appartment in a peaceful area, but just a few steps from a supermarket, metro station and an area with bars and restaurants. It was comfortable and perfect for our family and we eny… More
“High standard apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2014
This apartment is great value for money. The whole process of booking & communication etc was excellent. The apartment itself is modern, well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. It is located on … More
Thank you for your kind review!
“A lovely apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2013
This apartment is ideal for couples or families looking to explore Barcelona. It is a ten minute walk to the beautiful Sagrada Familia, a two minute walk to the Metro and around the corner from the t… More
Thank you for your lovely words and recommendation, we are looking forward to host you again soon. Best
“Great spacious apartment with amazing views” Great apartment, amazing pool and fantastic views in a central Bangkok location. Highly recommended.
We traveled with children aged 9 and 7 and it was perfect.
“Spacious, modern apartment with amazing views of The river and Bangkok.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
We stayed for 3 nights in August. We were a family of 4 with children aged 9 and 7.
The condo is in a great location. To get anywhere in central Bangkok never cost more than 50 bhat.
The condo was… More
Thank you, Craig! It was a pleasure to host you! Julian
“Nice villa with great service” We stayed in the villa for 10 days and it was a wonderful experience. The villa is well-maintain and the services provided are excellent especially Suzie, who was our main contact in Phuket, is really helpful.
“A good clean value for money one bedroom appartment sleeps up to 4” Tamarindo appartments are on the outskirts of Corraleja. The gardens are well maintained and the complex has two large swimming pools+ one childrens pool.
There is also four cafes se
We have just returned from spending 4 weeks in this lovely apartment. We were met on arrival by Maria, who told us all we needed to know about the apartment, and her son showed us how to work the TV a… More
Hi Pat & Mick. I also think it was a pleasure meeting you both on the spot. Maria and I honestly feel you are a most nice couple we have ever met. I thank you very much for your magnificent feedback, good views, enough space, nearby bars and shops, nearby taxi rank and all the facilities provided by the apartment and complex. We really try to do our best. Needless to say, you will be welcome whenever you like. All the best to you both Mick & Pat.
Reviewed 16 Sep 2013
Inside the Oasis Tamarindo quiet apartment in the green, with all the amenities, two beautiful swimming pools to relax after a day on the beach or in tours with views of the natural park "The dunes of… More
I am very happy to hear that my guests have had a wonderful time in Corralejo. Also that the Tamarindo complex provides all the necessary ammenities one can expect. So, thanks so much for your beautiful feedback. It is very pleasing to hear one can provide a good place to enjoy a sunny holiday in a relaxing atmosphere. The possibility of many excursions around the island is also a good reason to stay here. As I usually tell former guests, my best price will be offered when you visit us again. Thanks also for mentioning myself - I always try to do my best for my guests. Best wishes for the three of you. The owner.
“fantastic views, spacious apartment in great location.”
Reviewed 23 Mar 2013
Once again we had a great week in oasis Tamarindo. Lovely quiet position, with gorgeous views over The natural park to the beach and the 2 Riu Hotels. There is a large supermarket just up the road and… More
Once again Allan, many thanks for your fantastic review. You will always be welcome - you have become a regular guest. As you will have noticed from your last year's stay in the apartment, some improvements have taken place in the area such as the splendid nearby supermarket "Mercadona" and the new sport facilities at the Papagayo complex and, the bike rental premises at hand. In addition, many new international TV channels can be watched in the apartment through a new dish arial for the Astra satellite and, not to forget our WIFI facility in the apartment as well. We are also trying to complete a little library with various light read books to relax under the swimming-pools sun-umbrellas. As you say, we expect your visit for next year's Carnival time. I will keep you informed. Best wishes. Marvida.
“Very good location” The property is situated just on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Carvoeiro. It is just the right distance from all the lively restaurants, and not too far from the beach.
The accommodation was very clean and compact - pe
Myself and partner stayed it was Beautiful,Very quiet and lovely and clean.Margarida was lovely tried to help in anyway.Beautiful views from terrace and Balcony.Was perfect in everyway xx :) Would rec… More
Reviewed 24 Sep 2014
The location is great, near to the best restaurants. The studio is really well equipped and includes beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella.
This was our second stay and we will certainly return.… More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2013
Very clean, great facilities hat included sun beds snorkeling and fippers. Five minutes walk from excellent restaurants. Choice of up to nine beaches within 20 minutes drive, . Great free evening ente… More
“Fantastic location, truly tranquil, great hosts , well worth a visit!” I have visited Casa Barranco on a number of occasions because my partner and I enjoy the tranquility of the location, it is peaceful and has beautiful surroundings.
“Superb place to relax and chill in beautiful setting”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
Set in the mountains with its own pool, this is a superb property with lots of space and very good facilities. A great place to chill, relax, walk, swim, enjoy the wildlife, flora and fauna. The hosts… More
“A peaceful stay in rural Spain”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
Casa Barranco was the ideal location for a break from normal routine. The house was extremely comfortable and equipped with everything we could conceivably need. We thoroughly enjoyed relaxing by the … More
“Lovely casa, great hosts”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
We had a delightful break in Oria. The casa was authentic Spannish style with all modern amenities, spacious and beautifully clean. Pete and Heath were perfect hosts - readily available when we needed… More
“Love it! Love it! Love it!” We came to Mandalay as a family of 6 adults aged from 64 to 32 and boy did we have fun.I planned to do a lot of reading but I never got to open one book. There was just too much to see and do. On the days I was relaxing by
We spend 5 memorable days at Mandalay with our two kids (12 and 17yrs). There is no better place to relax after a full week of intensive travel throughout Sri Lanka. The house is nice and cosy, the po… More
“Magical, the best holiday ever”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2012
We stayed at Mandalay for 10 days with our 2 young children. The villa was beautiful and peaceful, but also conveniently located to great sights - beaches, gardens, turtle hatcheries and an impressiv… More
Thank you for your wonderful review my staff said it was a pleasure having you there
“Perfect stress free holiday retreat, we did not want to leave!”
Reviewed 22 Dec 2011
We have just had the holiday of a life time in Sri Lanka And that was because we trusted the local knowledge of the team behind Mandalay. We stayed in different locations on our tour, all very good bu… More
I am so pleased that you were looked after so well and look forward to you returning
“best views in marbella” Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds of restaurants and bars to
“Relaxing” This Villa was perfect for our needs. It is well presented & comfortable, we especially liked the fact that each room had an en-suite bathroom, which meant no waiting for the shower!
Tias itself is quiet, but if you want a lively resort, Pu
we got married in lanzarote in june and stayed in this villa for 10 days, from the moment we arrived it was fabulous, very clean, everything you need, all rooms ensuite and very spacious, the heated p… More
“Quiet location great experience fab villa”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
Lovely villa with everything you need in it. Pool was great heated and could even swim at night. 3 bedrooms all ensuite 2 with baths. Very quiet area perfect for relaxing. Would reccomend hiring a car… More