Nairobi

Best 20 hotels and places to stay in Nairobi

Listed below are our recommendations for nice places to stay in Nairobi. The variety is broad, so ask us for more details of what's where, and what's likely to suit you best!

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The Emakoko

The Emakoko

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The Emakoko is a unique, owner-managed lodge that opened in 2012. It straddles the southern boundary of Nairobi National Park, ...More about The Emakoko

Excellent  96%
(68 reviews)

Ideal first call from JKIA to start off a safari - Nairobi National Park is underrated and getting to Emakoko is just a game drive away. Emakoko is a wonderful lodge - ... The Emakoko reviews...

Eka Hotel

Eka Hotel

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This business-class hotel on the Mombasa highway is one of the closest in the capital to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International ...More about Eka Hotel

Good  86%
(59 reviews)

We were only at this hotel for about 10hrs (overnight). All seemed good (room, staff, food). Location between airports also useful in cutting down travel in Nairobi traffic... Eka Hotel reviews...

Ole-Sereni

Ole-Sereni

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Opened in 2009, the Ole-Sereni is a convenient hotel for Nairobi’s airports. The building, which formerly housed the US Embassy, ...More about Ole-Sereni

Good  80%
(55 reviews)

Although we have stayed at Ole-Sereni several times before this was our first two-night stopover and therefore the first time we had had dinner there. We chose to dine in ... Ole-Sereni reviews...

Macushla House

Macushla House

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Macushla House is a converted home situated in the leafy, quiet Langata area of southwest Nairobi. This residential suburb is ...More about Macushla House

Good  89%
(45 reviews)

I couldn't imagine a more prefect place to spend a few nights in Nairobi. This gem of an old manor house has a beautiful garden, lovely colonial-style furnishings and ... Macushla House reviews...

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport

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The Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport (not to be confused with the Crowne Plaza Nairobi, in the centre of the city), initially opened ...More about Crowne Plaza Nbi Apt

Good  87%
(40 reviews)

Clean, comfortable rooms close to airport and convenient shuttle. Crowne Plaza Nbi Apt reviews...

Aero Club of East Africa

Aero Club of East Africa

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The dozen rooms at the old Aero Club of East Africa, at Nairobi’s domestic Wilson Airport are available for non-members and make ...More about Aero Club of East Africa

Good  78%
(24 reviews)

This is not an impersonal, international airport hotel - it's an old colonial club with good facilities, and that's exactly what we were looking for. Some of the photographs ... Aero Club of East Africa reviews...

Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

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A temple to the benign cult of the giraffe, Giraffe Manor is one of Kenya's most popular luxury lodges. Originally built in 1932, ...More about Giraffe Manor

Excellent  97%
(21 reviews)

What can we say???? Everything about Giraffe Manor lived up to, and exceeded, our expectations. The house and grounds are lovely, the staff were delightful, and endlessly ... Giraffe Manor reviews...

Nairobi Tented Camp

Nairobi Tented Camp

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The only accommodation inside Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Tented Camp opened in 2010. A traditionally styled camp of large ...More about Nairobi Tented Camp

Good  90%
(6 reviews)

Great camp and pleasant staff. Safari vehicles well maintained and guide very knowledgeable. Camp food was excellent, we were well looked after. Nairobi Tented Camp reviews...

Palacina

Palacina

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Palacina - The Residence and The Suites is a top boutique hotel, located in the relatively quiet, central suburb of Kilimani, ...More about Palacina

Good  80%
(4 reviews)

A good hotel, very nice room with good facilities, restaurant was good but found the hotel too far from the airport when time was short. Palacina reviews...

Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi

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Opened in 2013, in the green suburb of Karen in southwest Nairobi, Hemingways Nairobi has the feel of a country house retreat, ...More about Hemingways Nairobi

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Only an overnight stay here en route to Tanzania but well worth the drive from the airport. Beautiful room, very comfortable and a great dinner Hemingways Nairobi reviews...

The Norfolk Hotel

The Norfolk Hotel

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Part of the Fairmont chain of hotels, The Norfolk Hotel is arguably one of the most iconic hotels in Nairobi. Built in 1904, ...More about The Norfolk Hotel

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Old world charm, steeped in history and tradition. Welcoming, warm, attentive staff, great tapas at the bar and a relaxing garden setting. The Norfolk Hotel reviews...

Hogmead

Hogmead

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On a ten-acre plot in Langata, in the south-west suburbs of Nairobi, Hogmead is a colonial-style homestay/boutique hotel located ...More about Hogmead

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

We were given a small room, very different than our experience when we first arrived in Nairobi. Hogmead reviews...

Sankara

Sankara

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Opened in 2010 in the busy central Nairobi suburb of Westlands, the 156-room Sankara is aimed largely at the business-traveller ...More about Sankara

Good  90%
(2 reviews)

Sankara offers a great base for exploring Nairobi. Our room was clean and comfortable. We were able to take advantage of the rooftop pool. The breakfast buffet that came ... Sankara reviews...

Four Points by Sheraton

Four Points by Sheraton

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The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (part of the Marriott group) is a new addition to the airport hotels and one of ...More about Four Points Nairobi Apt

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

Very convenient for an early flight from main airport- only five minutes away, with courtesy taxi service. Restaurant expensive- slow service. Here, one could be anywhere ... Four Points Nairobi Apt reviews...

One Forty Eight

One Forty Eight

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One Forty Eight is a small boutique hotel in the Karen-Langata suburb of Nairobi, very close to Giraffe Manor and the AFEW Giraffe ...More about One Forty Eight

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

A delightful, stylish 'oasis' in a quiet part of Nairobi. Lovely gardens and characterful house, full of wonderful and interesting artworks by Tonio Trezebinski. Good ... One Forty Eight reviews...

Acacia Camp

Acacia Camp

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Delightfully set in a grove of yellow fever trees (Acacia xanthophloea), Acacia Camp, often known as Acacia Camp Swara Plains, ...More about Acacia Camp

Miti Mingi Guest House

Miti Mingi Guest House

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Located in a quiet part of the booming Nairobi suburb of Westlands, Miti Mingi (the name means ‘many trees’) is a relatively ...More about Miti Mingi Guest House

Ngong House

Ngong House

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A calm oasis in the hustle and bustle of Nairobi, Ngong House is a small, quirky lodge situated within four hectares of private ...More about Ngong House

The Stanley

The Stanley

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Heralding itself as the first luxury hotel in Nairobi, the Stanley has been open for well over a century. It’s a well-known landmark ...More about The Stanley

Tribe

Tribe

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On the outskirts of Nairobi’s northern Gigiri suburb – location of several embassies, the UN complex and the big Village Market ...More about Tribe

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