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Amani Gardens Inn

71 Church Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya (Formerly Mennonite Guesthouse)
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Ranked #12 of 154 Nairobi B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in Westlands near the busy waiyaki way and is convenient if you want to get out of Nairobi City quickly. There is a mall with good restaurants less than 1km walk. The new wing has modern and well furnished rooms. Ideal if you want a quiet night sleep and for business travelers. Internet is provided free... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet, friendly, relaxing, and affordable stay in Nairobi, Amani Gardens is the place for you. Clean, comfortable, simple accommodation. Traveling alone, I had a single room with shared toilet/showers down the hall. This worked well for me. There are also self-contained rooms. Meals are good and very reasonably priced, and the company of other guests... More

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Minneapolis
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My wife and I spent seven nights here over the course of the past two months. It was three different stays, each time in a different room. All of the rooms were comfortable, clean, and much like an economy hotel room in the States. (We had dinner with the manager one night, and he indicated they are in the process... More

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AmaniGardens, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We are happy you enjoyed your time and were able to add to our interesting group of guests who stay here. One of the best parts of Amani Gardens are the mix of guests who have been coming here for the past 50 years as well as our new guests. So many people comment they... More

Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The service and the surroundings blended to make this an unforgettable place. Comfort was found in everything from the room, the grounds, the food, and most of all the staff. Really no better place to stay anywhere else in the area, whether for business, or like myself, just an interruption in a long journey seeking solitude and a bit of... More

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AmaniGardens, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are happy you found Amani Gardens a restful place on your journey. We have worked hard to create an oasis for travelers. We seek to serve our guests with good service, comfortable rooms, beautiful gardens and quality food. We are happy you recognized our uniqueness from other B&B's and hotels nearby.... More

Akron, Pennsylvania
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Thanks for a positive experience of meetings in your beautiful setting. I enjoyed the good food at meal times and the morning/afternoon tea breaks. The staff were very helpful and responsive to our needs. The meeting room was a bit tight for our group of 25, but the many gazebos and meeting spaces in the gardens for small group work... More

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AmaniGardens, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review about your time here for meetings. Our staff works hard to serve our guests every need... and we like to thank our gardeners who have worked hard to create a paradise in the middle of the city. Most of the plots in our area of Nairobi have all been developed into offices or housing... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My family recently stayed at the guest house (now called Amani Garden Inn) while staying in Nairobi. It was a perfect place for our family. The rooms were nice and comfortable. We spent most of our time outside, enjoying the beautiful gardens and the perfect Nairobi weather. Our children played tennis and enjoyed the rope swings. The food was excellent,... More

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AmaniGardens, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We work hard to make Amani Gardens family friendly and to keep our costs low. In the past few months we have been reviewing our menus and are trying to make sure every meal is one you look forward to. We source the best foods that Kenya has to offer (which are... More

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The staff at MGH went above and beyond during our meetings at MGH; they were kind, thoughtful, very helpful, friendly and gracious. The yards were beautiful and well kept. The food was delicious; loved that there was a green salad with each meal and lots of fruits and vegetables. I very much appreciated the extra effort from the kitchen staff... More

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MennoGuest, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. We loved having your group with us and are happy everyone was pleased. We also thank you for your nice comments about your dining experience. We have a new head chef with us who is transforming the dining room. We are working hard to be guest-oriented and make food that guests love.... More

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
29 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed in this guest house for 2-3 night stops on 4 occasions over the course of about a month. It acted both as a hub for travelling, and a wonderful quiet little spot while waiting over. It is extremely secure, has beautiful rooms and gardens, along with a hot breakfast. The gardens are large and peaceful and the outdoor... More

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MennoGuest, Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your very nice review. We are happy you were able to stay with us and we were able to meet your needs. Because we are centrally located we make for an easy hub for people coming and going about their business in Nairobi as well as outside the city. We are sorry that you had difficulty in finding... More

Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My 8 year old son said that the Mennonite Guesthouse was his favourite part about our trip to Nairobi. The grounds are beautiful and very restful. The food was varied and well prepared. You can't beat the tea-time cookies and cakes at 10am and 4pm! The staff was very helpful for us in setting up day-trips to different sites in... More

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MennoGuest, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to try to serve families with children and have a place that they will enjoy. Thanks for mentioning our staff as well as they are excellent and work very hard at meeting the needs of our guests. Please... More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised of how lovely this place was. Normally at a hotel you mostly stay in your room and walk through the lobby. Here we spent almost our entire time in some of the most beautiful gardens I have ever seen. I saw birds that I didn't know existed. I didn't expect to see such a beautiful park... More

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MennoGuest, General Manager at Amani Gardens Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We have been working hard to preserve the beauty of our gardens and our one hundred year old trees. We are also glad you like our newly remodeled room. We are remodeling our rooms to match the beauty you find in our gardens. Our staff works hard and takes pride in their work. Thanks... More

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Address: 71 Church Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya (Formerly Mennonite Guesthouse)
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Amani Gardens Inn, formerly the Mennonite Guest House has a 50-year reputation of warm hospitality and quiet gardens. Located in Westlands, our guest house is situated conveniently close to major shopping malls, banking centers, and restaurants, yet the place still retains the feel of a retreat in the countryside with our old English-style buildings and ancient trees. You can spend the morning quietly reading under a 100-year old jacaranda tree, or hop in a taxi and be exploring down town a few minutes later. Amani means peace in Swahili which is a distinctive of the Mennonites. We hope you will find our gardens a peaceful oasis in the middle of a bustling city. Amani means peace in Kiswahili. Spacious gardens, friendly staff, and traditional American food bring our guests back again and again. Amani Gardens is under the Mennonite Board of East Africa. ... more   less 
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