The White rhino Hotel Discover Nyeri

Discover Nyeri’s Rich

Cultural Heritage

Discover Nyeri

The White Rhino Hotel is located in Nyeri County which is in the central highland of Kenya. Nyeri Town is popular for a wide range of tourist attractions that guest can explore while staying with us.

Local Attractions

Guests can enjoy game drives to the Aberdare National Park. Visit Italian War Memorial Church, Baden-Powell Information Center & Museum, Mau Mau Caves, Nyeri Museum and many more.

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Aberdare National Park

The park is a rich botanic paradise of alpine and equatorial vegetation, located in the Aberdare ranges. Guests can take a nature trail walk or tour around the park to see various animals like columbus monkeys, elephants, and bongos. Additionally, there is plenty of birdlife in the park that guests can spot.

Italian War Memorial Church

The Italian War Memorial church is located at Mathari. It was built in 1952 and its impressive architectural design is well maintained. It serves as a resting place for 676 Italian soldiers who died during the World War 2. The remains of the African soldiers who fought alongside them are housed in another structure a few meters from the church. The church opens for mass once a year on the first Sunday of November in commemoration of the fallen soldiers.

Baden-Powell Information Center Museum

Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth (Baden-Powell) was the founder and Chief Scout of the Global Boys Scout Association and Girls Guide. The Baden-Powell museum is located along the Nyeri-Kamakwa road. It is part of the Paxtu home where Baden-Powell stayed while in Nyeri. The Baden-Powell information centre and graveyard is in Nyeri Town and it is where Baden-Powell and his wife were buried.

Mau Mau Caves

The Mau Mau caves are located near Nanyuki in Mount Kenya National Park. These caves were used as a hide out by the Kenyan Freedom Fighters during the Mau Mau uprising of 1952 to 1960. The caves were declared a national monument in 2003 by the Museums of Kenya.

Nyeri Museum

The museum was constructed in 1924 as a "Native Law Court" where customary cases were settled by the village elders. A few years after independence, the court was abandoned and it was later taken over by National Museums of Kenya in 1997. Today, it is a museum of the history of the Mau Mau freedom fighters, tools used during the colonial period and stories of what happened after Kenyan independence.

Banks

Guest can access banking services while staying with us. The are various banks near the hotel including Equity Bank, KCB Bank, Barclays Bank, and Family Bank.



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