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The Brandy Bus - Renovated Bus in Quiet Paradise

Karen is a superhost.

The Brandy Bus - Renovated Bus in Quiet Paradise

6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bathroom
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the bus to yourself.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Karen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

The Brandy Bus is an old-school bus that has been revamped into a cozy and distinct Airbnb home. Tucked away in the serene beautiful suburbs of Karen it is a perfect place to escape.

The Bus is close to many tourist attractions, restaurants, bars and close to both airports. All shopping,banking etc are accessible nearby.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 single beds



301 reviews
Nisha User Profile
March 2020
Karen's place in Karen, Nairobi is indeed the best experimental stays I've experienced. The Brandy bus is unique in everyway. Thoughtful detailing in every corner. Loved it.
Rijuman User Profile
March 2019
It's like that "Into the Wild" feel, spending a night in The Brandy Bus! Everything was just so perfect - our journey in Kenya began at Karen's place and we couldn't have asked for a better host. She told us about amazing eateries close by and also the location of the bus is just…
Pippa User Profile
April 2018
My small boys went crazy with excitement when we asked them if they wanted to live in a double decker bus for a few days which meant The Brandy Bus had a lot to live up to........ It did, and more! The layout is fantastic with 2 seated areas downstairs that double up as single…
Allisha User Profile
March 2020
Amazing, magical getaway in Karen at the Brandy Bus. The bus itself was secluded and surrounded by nature. It was the perfect location -- not too far from Nairobi and close to great restaurants in Karen. Such a unique and quaint space. It has everything you need including a…
Shrinal User Profile
March 2020
If you want to escape the busy Nairobi life it’s a definite recommendation. Quirky and very hippie style it’s an experience not to be missed
Laura & Jesse User Profile
Laura & Jesse
March 2020
The Brandy Bus is pure magic. It has a playful spirit that is both enchanting and contagious. Whether lounging outside in the gorgeous, peaceful garden, cooking and sipping coffee or wine downstairs or taking a rest upstairs, we felt genuine relaxation and joy. We felt very…
Linda User Profile
March 2020
The Brandy Bus is a delightful place to say. Our family absolutely loved it and we will be back as soon as we can! It is located in Karen,near to plenty ofrestaurants so that food can be ordered and delievered right to your door. An extra nice surprise was the lovely fire lit by…

Hosted by Karen

Nairobi, KenyaJoined in July 2015
Karen User Profile
345 Reviews
Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello! My name is Karen and I am 31 years old. I grew up In Nairobi but have also lived in Ireland, England, New Zealand, Mozambique, Uganda and India. I love the outdoors/safaris/camping and getting out of the city as much as possible, but also enjoy taking advantage of the…
Interaction with guests
I am rarely in Nairobi but my amazing and lovely friend Rhoda is available to greet all guests and show them around. She lives next door to the bus and is available anytime to help.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Karen’s place.
Cathy helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with building staff
After 2:00 pm
11:00 am

House Rules

  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed


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