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Marula Lane, off Karen Road | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #37 of 99 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

This is a great place to say at a very cheap rate. However, it is to an extend limited to people travelling with overland groups. You can easily spend a couple of days between trips there and just relax. Food prices are very reasonable too. However, if you prefer luxury this is definately NOT the place to go.

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London
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2009

The camp is dominated by a number of 'overland' tour companies who start and end their trips here. We stayed here on three seperate occassions over a couple of weeks during a recent trip (due to the logistics of our tour). On each occassion we had a different room - all were basic but provided what you need when you're... More

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belfast
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30 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

i stayed here for quite a while on a few occasions. its very far away from downtown nairobi but has plenty of things to see and visit nearby. namely the karen blixen museum , also a giraffe park and national park. what i like about the place is that it is quiet and peaceful , you can walk around karen... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

Very basic, mainly used by overland co's, ok for the money but well below average for the overland camps. No internet and a long way from anything.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

Much of the sightseeing I wanted to do around Nairobi was at Karen and Langata, so I decided to stay in Karen rather than in Nairobi City. In theory a good idea, however, in praxis, not so good. Karen Camp looked good on their website, and in fact I have nothing negative to say about the place, except that, if... More

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Address: Marula Lane, off Karen Road | Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Ranked #37 of 99 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Karen Camp Hotel Nairobi

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