We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 106 Nairobi hotels

Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mombasa Road, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Rate
Weekend offer of $ 199
Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
You added Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi to your Saves list
Ranked #24 of 106 Hotels in Nairobi
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012
Dorset1995 Gillingham, United Kingdom
Write a Review

563 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (172)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
There are newer reviews for Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi
See the most recent reviews
Gillingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We had stayed on 3 separate nights in Ole Sereni, at the end of September 2012. The hotel is great for an overnight or short stay, however as the rooms are small, it would not be ideal for a longer visit. The location of the hotel is ideal for onward travelling, it is about halfway between the International airport and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

close to Nairobi international airport (20 minutes) as well as Wilson (25 minutes) airport. situated on the boundary of Nairobi National park, so you get to see animals if you are lucky. Rooms are clean and moderate size. Buffet breakfast good and even the dinner was good. Staff is friendly and service is prompt. Check out was quick. Quieter location... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

For those travellers who are basing themselveds in Nairobi or looking for somewhere to park themselves for a night or two before heading out on a Safari then this place will give you complete peace of mind. The hotel felt very safe, was of a very high standard and the food/drink was also good with a very wide variety to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

A very family friendly place where they even consider kid meals so that nothing goes to waste. Ambiance is superb and you are actually able to see antelopes at the national park if you are lucky. The food is fabulous since you even have a very wide variety and even snacks.

Was this review helpful? Yes
sao paolo
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

If you're just passing through Nairobi airport and don't want to deal with the traffic and go into the city then you'll probably consider this place. There isn't much choice in the way of airport hotels near Jomo Kenyatta and this is reckoned to be the best of the bunch. It's an expensive but safe option with big clean rooms.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Guildford, UK
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

When I say "close to the airport" it's bout five miles, but still probably the most convenient. I stayed for one night in transit from Uganda to Zambia and was really impressed. Its location is a little strange ... it looks as though it's been plonked in the middle of nowhere, just off he main Mombassa Road... but it does... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denver, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This was a welcoming visit after 10 days of seat bouncing, dust, early rising and late evenings in the Kenyan countryside. The 2 day stay prior to our departure for Europe provided excellent views of the National Park, patio area to have beverages/snacks, buffet breakfast, dinner menu not extensive but well prepared and exceptional Kenya gifts in the Gift Shop.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Good hotel and excellent staff. Prices a bit high .For transport from the hotel I would advice to get a taxi from outside. Hotel transport is too expensive and charges per person using the same taxi. My partner and I  wanted to go to town and we used a public transport from the main road. 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Worcestershire, England
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I had an overnight stop here last week. The problems with my room when I checked-in (the aircon wasn't working) were swiftly sorted. The room was fine, but a little small. The food in the restaurant and for breakfast were excellent. The place was very busy and it's obviously where a lot of people meet up on a Saturday night.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

After an epic adventure around Kenya, this was our last overnight stop, as the hotel was near the main airport for our flight back to the UK in the morning. It was suggested by our tour operator Somak as it saved a trek back into Nairobi city and all the traffic congestion that goes with it. Having traveled all day... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi

Address: Mombasa Road, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
Phone Number:
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi 4.5*
Number of rooms: 134
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Agoda, Odigeo, Despegar.com, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi Hotel Nairobi

193 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (169)
Dining (30)
View from room (14)
Room/suite (43)
Hotel & grounds (34)
Bathroom (10)
Pool/beach area (5)
Other (33)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (25)
Room/suite (6)
Dining (9)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay