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Nairobi hotels and places to stay

Dusit D2 Nairobi
5 out of 5
14 Riverside, Riverside Woods,14, Nairobi, NAI
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1.94 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (110 reviews)

"Zero regrets. Hope to be back soon! Was there with my 5 year old daughter, perhaps better catered for business, but we still enjoyed every minute."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Dusit D2 Nairobi
Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport
4 out of 5
Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Nairobi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £138 per night
5.68 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (405 reviews)

"I liked the variety of food available at the restaurant buffet style for both lunch and dinner. The reception staff was very helpful with my foreign currency exchange. The free shuttle to and from the airport was convenient and on time."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport
Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
5 Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi
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The price is £437 per night
2.41 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (227 reviews)

"Staff assistance with some issues we had was outstanding. Our flight didlnt leave until 11:30 on our departure day and because my wife was ill, they comped our room until 8:00pm that night. I couldn't believe it. Very nice service. Visiting in Nairobi is another story. Way too crowded with constant ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
Hilton Nairobi
4 out of 5
Mama Ngina Street, Po Box 30624, Nairobi
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The price is £222 per night
0.6 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (426 reviews)

"The location is excellent, right in the city centre, the pool was very good as it was heated, But the hotel is old and a bit worn really, needs to be revamped. Prices quite high for food and drink.....but the Jockey Club has a good deal for 5 beers for 1500 KES"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Hilton Nairobi
Safari Park Hotel And Casino
4 out of 5
Kasarani, Off Thika Road, Nairobi
The price is £196 per night
6.26 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"Overall property was very good... WiFi not great... room was fine but seemed old... overall I would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

Safari Park Hotel And Casino
Villa Rosa Kempinski
5 out of 5
Chiromo Road, Nairobi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £160 per night
1.66 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (272 reviews)

"Their flexibility on the check-in and check-out times"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Villa Rosa Kempinski
Jacaranda Nairobi Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi
The price is £72 per night
2.49 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (123 reviews)

"nice place, beautiful garden, nice staff. location makes it accessible to great restaurants and shops"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Jacaranda Nairobi Hotel
Palacina The Residence & The Suites
5 out of 5
Palacina Court, Kitale Lane, Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night
2.09 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"IN-DOORS SWIMMING POOL AND INTERIOR DECOR ITS REALLY A HOME AWAY FROM HOME"…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

Palacina The Residence & The Suites
PrideInn Azure Nairobi
4 out of 5
Lantana Road, Westlands, Nairobi
The price is £80 per night
2.33 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (214 reviews)

"I frequently stay there and its always up to the expectations."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

PrideInn Azure Nairobi
Mash Park Hotel Nairobi
4 out of 5
Joseph Kangethe Road, off Ngong' Road, Nairobi
The price is £57 per night
3.26 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (25 reviews)
Good hotel

"Clean hotel with friendly staff. Nice little gym and swimming pool."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2019

Mash Park Hotel Nairobi
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Visiting Nairobi

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Nairobi, and visitors give high marks for the safari tours and shopping. This cultural city also attracts tourists with its parks and museums. Top sights in the city include Nairobi National Park, Moi International Sports Centre and Yaya Centre.

  • There are 1191 hotels and other accommodation options in Nairobi
  • The closest major airport is in Nairobi (WIL-Wilson), 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Nairobi

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Karen Blixen Museum, Kenya National Theatre and Nairobi National Museum. Attractions like Giraffe Centre, David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage and AFEW Giraffe Centre are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Kenyatta Mausoleum, Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages and Teleposta Towers.

In Ongata Rongai, you'll find 1191 accommodation choices and hotels to make it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Villa Rosa Kempinski - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 4 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its central location and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Severine Cottages and Lounge - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean rooms at this tentalow. This 2.5-star tentalow features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi.
  • Hemingways Nairobi - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and helpful staff.

Other favourite sights in Nairobi include Nairobi National Park, Moi International Sports Centre and Yaya Centre.

Getting around Nairobi

To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Nairobi Station or Syokimau Station. Nairobi might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Nairobi

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 26°C and the night-time average to be 12°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 24°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • July to September averages 24°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 24°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Nairobi is 850.60 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 11°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Nairobi?
Fairview Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 4 restaurants and free breakfast. Traveller reviews also recommend Nairobi Serena Hotel and Fairmont The Norfolk as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nairobi, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Nairobi.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Nairobi?
Based on reviews, West Breeze Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include 67 Airport Hotel and Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Nairobi?
Villa Rosa Kempinski is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 4 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Bidwood Suite Hotel and Hilton Nairobi. Also, attractions such as Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Nairobi?
Boma Inn Nairobi is a favourite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Fahari Gardens Hotel and Sovereign Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Nairobi?
Hilton Nairobi is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 5 restaurants and sofa beds for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Runda Serene Accomodation and Biblica Guest House.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Nairobi?
Nairobi Safari Club is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a poolside bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. The Boma Nairobi and Villa Rosa Kempinski are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Nairobi?
Hemingways Nairobi is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. The Bedelle and Tribe Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Nairobi?
Sarova Panafric is a 3.5-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include The Heron Portico and Nairobi Upperhill Hotel. You can tee off at Kenya Railway Golf Club, Royal Nairobi Golf Club or Muthaiga Golf Club while you’re in town.
What is the best spa hotel in Nairobi?
The King Post is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a bar and a hair salon. Treat yourself to a facial, body scrub or body treatment at King´s Gym and Spa. Other popular spa hotels in Nairobi include Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi and Central Park Hotel-Nairobi.
What's it like to stay in Nairobi?
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Nairobi, and visitors give high marks for the safari tours and shopping. This cultural city also attracts tourists with its parks and museums. Top sights in the city include Nairobi National Park, Yaya Centre and Karen Blixen Museum. In Nairobi, there are 1708 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Nairobi?
Cultural venues include Karen Blixen Museum, Kenya National Theatre and Nairobi National Museum. Attractions such as Giraffe Centre, David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage and AFEW Giraffe Centre are fun for children of all ages. Landmarks like Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages, Teleposta Towers and Kenyatta Mausoleum might be worth a visit.

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