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Tribe Hotel

5.0 of 5 Limuru Road | The Village Market, Gigiri, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

A fantastic stay when passing thru Nairobi. Great decor. Good location next to a popular shopping mall. Great food especially at the pool restaurant. Amazing art work to decioarte the common areas. Service of top quality . A true luxurious experience.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

The location is absolutely good , its located near United Nations and various embassy so it makes it relatively safe. The decor is amazing with every color perfected to blend in together, the ambiance is also very relaxing...... It is located inside the village market shopping mall where you can find everything from an extensive selection of food whether its... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Many interesting reviews have been published here about The Tribe. I was at first reluctant to contribute, because I am not a regular guest at this hotel. However, I suppose that my impressions might also help to form a full picture of what The Tribe is. When I arrived in Nairobi, in July 2010, it was fascinating to spend several... More

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Golden, Colorado
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169 reviews 169 reviews
37 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Roughly a 40 minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, we were impressed the minute we walked in the lobby with comfortable lounge chairs and quirky and modern African art and sculptures. While waiting to be checked in, they served us with a fresh tropical fruit punch which was delicious and very refreshing. The room was decorated in the same... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012 via mobile

When we discovered George was the only colorist at this hip, artsy studio, we figured we'd be getting more attention than usual. Understatement of the century. After examining our brassy highlights, he discerned the type of shampoo we used (the wrong kind) and the level of shower pressure we liked (the weak kind), and recommended more color-friendly options. He gently... More

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Albuquerque NM
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We enjoyed a nice evening and drinks at Nest - beautiful spot, great place to hang out an meet friends, nice views. We will be back! the hotel looks great too - didn't have a chance to explore but we will next time.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

It is perhaps important for readers to know that I live in Africa, but have traveled a lot and stayed in many fantastic hotels. In fact I always do extensive research on tripadvisor before staying at any hotel. My husband and I also own a hotel, so we do know the business and know what it entails to run a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Beautiful design by any standards, although some of this is imaginative use of what is quite a small space, in both bedrooms and public areas. But a pleasant contrast to many Nairobi hotels which are very smooth "grand dames" but showing their age. Well equipped and very modern and comfortable, only the internet was not up to scratch. Staff were... More

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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

The Tribe is a mix of strong pluses and significant minuses. The design is carefully thought through - I don't find all of it esthetically pleasing, but I recognise that care was taken; this isn't an anonymous concrete block. It has a beautiful spa with good technicians and relaxation rooms where you're offered juice, tea and fruit. There's a top-notch... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Great hotel. Overall it is aesthetically pleasing and the staff could not be any more friendly. Its proximity to the Village Market makes it easy to grab food any time of day should you not choose to enjoy the wonderful food served in the hotel. The roof top bar is also a great place for a few drinks in the... More

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Address: Limuru Road | The Village Market, Gigiri, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Highridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Tribe Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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