Aberdare Country Club

Accommodation in Mount Kenya

Aberdare Country Club is tucked away in the Aberdare Highlands on a slope of Mweiga Hill. This Country Club delights itself in retaining a solid, old-time feel of leisure and living. With many two-bedroom cottages, family cottages, a honeymoon suite, a nursery, and a VIP suite. This Country Club satisfies the guests and doesn’t skimp.

The Country Club used to be the homestead of an English couple that had decided to settle in Kenya. Almost a half-century later, their home, “The Steep”, was renamed to the now Aberdare Country Club and it is open for guests. With its rich history, the Aberdare Country Club has retained the charm of a private home rural with the simple comforts of a country inn. The Aberdare Country Club is one of the best lodges in Nyeri and the Mt Kenya region.

Are you looking for something to do? Enjoy every moment in the club’s wildlife sanctuary abounds with African animals. Grant’s gazelles, zebras, giraffes, and the more reclusive leopards. It is a safe and beautiful place of unhurried charm set in a garden bursting with a profusion of color, with peacocks stalking the green bush lawns. You can move or horse ride through this undamaged beautiful place, play a round of golf-watched by a family of warthog, fish for trout, play tennis or rest by the pool or in the beautiful gardens. From here you can see the sunset with the stunning Aberdare Mountains as a backdrop.

The staff at the Country Club delight themselves in ensuring every guest is affords every luxury during their stay. The Country Club, only a 2 hr drive from Nairobi.

This Country Club is a sister property to The Ark. Many guests like to combine a visit to the Aberdare Country Club with a night at The Ark. Contact us to book The Ark. Transfers service between The Ark and Aberdare country club is in the rates and operates at a designated time. Private transfer is available at extra cost. The distance from Nairobi to Aberdare Country Club is 190 KM and 17KM to Nyeri Town.

Aberdare Country Club Rooms Types

All the rooms at The Aberdare Country Club are in the form of cottages and one standard suite. The cottages are as follows:

– 19 Two bed room cottages, 01 Three Bedroomed Cottage, 01 Five Bedroomed Cottage, 01 Standard Suite

From the above cottages, the under listed are suitable for families, honeymooners and those wanting something extra.

– Honey Suckle, the Nursery Cottage, Kinangop Cottage, 2 Deluxe Rooms, VIP Suite

Our two deluxe rooms are set within The Nursery and the Kinangop cottages with their own doors and do not interconnect to any other room. This makes them suitable for the individuals as well as families.

Food & Drinks options in Aberdare Country Club

Main Restaurant:

Offering first class cuisine with a selection of European, Asian and Kenyan dishes, the dining room is situated in the main building along with the lounge bar.

Picnics within the Sanctuary:

While seated and sipping your Chardonnay you can enjoy views

Of Mount Kenya and Aberdares, which can only be spoiled by giraffes obscuring the view.

Lounge bar

The lounge bar has a lovely fireplace to enjoy those colder evenings.  Come and relax in a warm atmosphere on the comfortable leather sofas. Enjoy your favorite tipple and chat about the day’s activities with friends and family.

Activities Aberdare Country Club

  • Horseback Riding
  • Golf
  • Bird Watching
  • Sundowner
  • Nature Walk
  • Champagne Breakfast
  • Bush Culinary Experience
  • Hiking
  • Safari Drive
  • Solio Game Reserve
  • Aberdare Game Sanctuary
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Tennis

Aberdare Country Club Extra Services 

Due to its expansive grounds and activities, only two and half hours from Nairobi and fifteen minutes from Nyeri town, Aberdare Country Club is well suited for many kinds of activities. These include but are not limited to:

  • Conferences and meetings.
  • Team Building or bonding Activities.
  • Corporate Functions including golf tournaments and product launch.
  • Bush breakfast, lunch, dinner or Sundowner.
  • Schools and Children outings.

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