Nairobi

Best 18 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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Ole-Sereni

Ole-Sereni

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Opened in 2009, the Ole-Sereni is the closest Nairobi has to an airport hotel, although its newer neighbour, the Eka Hotel, is ...More about Ole-Sereni

Good  79%
(53 reviews)

It was nice and comfortable. Close to airport. Ideal for one night stay. Ole-Sereni 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  85%
(52 reviews)

The hotel is only 15 minutes drive from Nairobi airport so this was good for our late evening arrival and early morning departure. Also we were able to visit the giraffe ... Eka Hotel reviews...

The Emakoko

The Emakoko

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

Excellent  97%
(49 reviews)

Room and food superb. Unfortunately the journey to and from the airports was too long, very bumpy and dusty. Owner suggested 45 min maximum time to get to International airport ... The Emakoko 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  88%
(41 reviews)

We were absolutely delighted with the kind, generous staff here who welcomed us upon our late arrival and was willing to rustle us up some grub close to 11 p.m. They also ... Macushla House 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  76%
(22 reviews)

A day room at the Aero Club was the perfect post safari solution before catching BA's late evening departure to LHR - the key word is CONVENIENT. In short, we were in our ... 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  98%
(12 reviews)

Beautiful place, great place to have an unforgettable experience among giraffes, they have a great team that makes you feel welcome at all times and also very helpful at ... Giraffe Manor reviews...

Lazizi Premiere Hotel

Lazizi Premiere Hotel

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The Lazizi Premiere Hotel, which opened in 2017, is the first hotel to be located at Nairobi International Airport. Very conveniently ...More about Lazizi Premiere Hotel

Good  85%
(4 reviews)

The hotel and accommodation was excellent and the staff really helpful and pleasant. Lazizi Premiere Hotel 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

Excellent  95%
(4 reviews)

AMAZING!!!!!!! I cannot recommend this experience highly enough. Warm welcome, fabulous surroundings and awe inspiring animal sightings. All this coupled with flush toilets, ... 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 it ...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

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

During the trip we needed to spend a couple of nights in Nairobi for some non-vacation business and because we wanted to visit the National Museum (well worth an afternoon, ... Sankara reviews...

Acacia Camp

Acacia Camp

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Delightfully set in a grove of yellow fever trees (Acacia xanthophloea), Acacia Camp, usually 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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