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Amani Gardens Inn

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71 Church Road, Westlands, Nairobi 00800, Kenya (Formerly Mennonite Guesthouse)
Amani Gardens Inn

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Rating summary
  • 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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Larne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful surroundings, friendly helpful staff, oasis in middle of noisy city. It has an air of old world charm and welcomes families and business folk alike. Best - lovely garden. Least - evening meal adequate but not gourmet cuisine!

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Eldoret
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family has stayed several times as we travel through Nairobi. We always enjoy our stay - good rooms, good food, great service, playground, basketball court, and relaxing grounds to enjoy. Low cost.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is the best hotel deal in Nairobi. I have been visiting Nairobi multiple times a year since 2012, and this is my go-to stop when I have to spend the night in the city. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is reliable, friendly, and invested in providing guests with a positive experience, the neighborhood is good as Nairobi goes,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a lovely guest house with amazing grounds. The rooms are simple, but extremely clean and well kept up. There is good wifi throughout the facility and a laundry room that guests can use which is lovely after long dusty safaris. The gardens are exquisite and make for a lovely retreat from the craziness of Nairobi. The restaurant serves... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Love the original "historic" part of this guesthouse and the older rooms best. They are very comfortable and are like stepping back in time to a Nairobi that once was--very quaint, charming, lovely gardens and private verandas and sitting spaces throughout the gardens. The new addition rooms are very comfortable as well, generously-sized, also with private veranda and en suite... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Amani is quiet and peaceful with beautiful garden spaces and green lawn. And that is the best feature of this Inn. The rooms are definitely older and basic. Beds also are the same. We had a shower in our room but not all rooms do. Good hot water. No TV. Wi Fi was not very good. The breakfast was improved... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

After a long day this in the ideal place to return to in order to relax/chill out. Beautiful surroundings, good food and comfortable rooms in which to rest and all at very affordable prices but for me what really made my stay so wonderful were the staff who were courteous and always seemed to have a smile as they worked.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The gardens, accommodations, and food were wonderful! The atmosphere was completely peaceful. I left feeling so relaxed. The staff was friendly and very helpful. My room had a private balcony looking into the gardens which was a fantastic bonus to my lovely room. I would stay here again in a heart beat!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have occasionally been staying at Amani since 1980 and have unfailingly found it to be quiet, peaceful and restful - very special after busy and stressful travels. The staff is courteous, the meals delicious and the garden beautiful. We look forward to staying there again.

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Dodoma, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Coming from a more remote part of East Africa, Amani Gardens was like an oasis. The gardens and playground were fantastic for our 2 year old; we enjoyed the food; the room was spacious and the staff helpful. We spent some meals meeting other guests and some on our own and both were fine. We'll be back next time we're... More 

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