Hotels & places to stay in Nairobi
Opened in 2009, the Ole-Sereni is the closest Nairobi has to an airport hotel, though its brand-new neighbour, the Eka Hotel, ...More about Ole-Sereni
The great thing about Ole Sereni is its location near the airport - a key factor given the awful Nairobi traffic. The bar terrace is a great place to grab a drink and relax ... reviews...
Macushla House is a converted home situated in the leafy, quiet Langata area of southwest Nairobi. This residential suburb is ...More about Macushla House
After a delay at immigration we finally arrived at Macushla just before midnight. We were greeted by welcoming smiles and an offer for the chef to make us some food. We declined ... reviews...
A new, upmarket, owner-managed lodge, opened at the beginning of 2012, The Emakoko straddles the southern boundary of Nairobi ...More about The Emakoko
Camp very good as was guide. Traffic problems getting to domestic airport next day very bad so maybe not a good idea after all to stay there. reviews...
Palacina - The Residence and The Suites is a top boutique hotel, located 4km from Nairobi's central business district and 20km ...More about Palacina
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. reviews...
Originally built in 1932 in the southern part of Nairobi’s suburb of Karen, in the style of a Scottish hunting lodge, Giraffe ...More about Giraffe Manor
We arrived at Giraffe Manor on an unexpectedly cool and damp day. We were given a tour of the lovely manor house and shown to our room. The "Daisy" room was very ... reviews...
Aero Club of East Africa
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
Aero Club was a nice place to stay after arriving into Nairobi in the late evening. Clean and comfortable rooms and a fun bar to grab a drink in before bed. Perfectly ... reviews...
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
There must be a better value hotel near the airport. reviews...
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
A proper ending for some dusty safari suvivors. Only had a day room but it was a perfect experience, good food, spa treatment and upscale surroundings. Day room rates ... reviews...
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
We were given a small room, very different than our experience when we first arrived in Nairobi. reviews...
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
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, ... reviews...
The Norfolk Hotel
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
We had the warmest of welcomes. That warmth and hospitality continued throughout our visit with each member of staff with whom we came into contact. I tended to to discover ... reviews...
Delightfully set in a grove of yellow fever trees (Acacia xanthophloea), Acacia Camp, usually known as Acacia Camp Swara Plains (or Swara Plains Acacia Camp), lies within the 80km² Swara Plains Conservancy, 24km from Nairobi International Airport and just 2km from the Mombasa highway. After the ...More about Acacia Camp
Miti Mingi Guest House
Located in a quiet part of the booming Nairobi suburb of Westlands, Miti Mingi (the name means ‘many trees’) is a relatively modern, modestly sized bed-and-breakfast guesthouse set in a lush garden. The owners oversee the management of the guesthouse and live in a separate house in the grounds...More about Miti Mingi Guest House
Nairobi Tented Camp
The only accommodation inside Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Tented Camp opened in 2010. A traditionally styled camp of large tents, it's located in a hilly, densely wooded area of fig, ebony and wild olive trees on the west side of the park, close to several popular south-west Nairobi attractions...More about Nairobi Tented Camp
A calm oasis in the hustle and bustle of Nairobi, Ngong House is a small, quirky lodge situated within four hectares of private land, in the Karen/Langata area of Nairobi city. It aims to provide a welcoming overnight stop either at the beginning or end of a Kenyan safari. Ngong House was originally ...More about Ngong House
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 on the Nairobi map, having accommodated the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Barbara Streisand over the years. Whilst it hasn’t changed much on the outside in the last ...More about The Stanley
On the outskirts of Nairobi’s northern Gigiri suburb – location of several embassies, the UN complex and the big Village Market mall – the large, design-heavy Tribe hotel opened at the end of 2008, positioning itself as Nairobi’s chic new place to stay and espousing a modern, inclusive, fun-loving ...More about Tribe