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Common expat accomondations in Nairobi

Hi all,
me and my family(wife and 2yo daughter + dog) are moving to Nairobi for a short 5 months contract. My office will be at Ngong road and my daughter will go to the Swedish school (also at Ngong road).

Now we're looking for a accommodation in a popular expat location. We would prefer that the accommodation is furnished/ semi-furnished and is located in a area where other expats live. We been told that Runda, Muthaiga, Gigiri and Karen are good places to live, but due to the traffic situation it seem a bit far from work and school? We also prefer a area with kids in our daughters age and a safe place for my wife to take a run. So my question is;

What areas / complexes / gated communities are popular from an expat point of view? And how convenient are these areas in terms of my office location?

Thankful for any answers.

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