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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

Milimani Road | P.O Box 21005-00505, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #30 of 92 Specialty lodging in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never left a comment on Tripadvisor but decided to do so for the first time as my experience of the Milimani Safari centre was rotten. I went to Hells Gate and Lake Naivasha. While it was marginally cheaper than some of the more-established companies every corner was cut to save on the experience. First the tour left way... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Milimani Backpackers for two nights on either side of a Maasai Mara Safari. I organised a transfer from the airport and was met by a representative at the arrivals hall. The accommodation is very cheap and free wifi is a bonus. They also run tours from the backpackers including city tours and safaris. Dorms were very empty... More

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think back with fond memories of my trip to Kenya. Milimani backpackers has played a huge role in this. Emmediately when I arrived I just felt at home in this place :) The area is nice. The accomodation is good. The prices are fair. But those are not the reasons why I would return there. I would just return... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Milimani for one night in a dorm. The staff was very friendly, and so were the other guests. The dorms are clean and cozy, with lockers and mosquito nets. I don't understand why you need to pay 100ksh to use the locker, even if you have your own lock. I only noticed three bathrooms in the whole... More

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I have stayed here on two occasions, the first time was in a private room and the second time was in a dorm. The private rooms are clean, comfortable and quite and so too are the dorms but the lounge area could do with a renovation, however, it's still in acceptable condition. I found the staff to be very friendly... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

N.b. this review refers to the guest house in Oldeani Crescent. Milimani backpackers offers reasonable rates in very basic but comfortable rooms in a relatively quiet area of the city. They serve food, have a bar and organise tours. The staff is very friendly. Showers deliver warm (not hot) water. Wifi is available here but rather slow.

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Ham, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I found a lot of the reviews on Tripadvisor about this place a little off-putting but I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. My partner and I shared a private double room and were happy with the cleanliness and presentation of the two rooms we stayed in although the showers are not hot no matter how long you wait. There... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have stayed at Milimani many times, and when I'm there I feel as if I'm at home! The staff are very friendly and helpful, it is a very clean and comfortable environment, and it is easy to meet other travelers there. The location is good because it is safe, and also within walking distance of the city centre. I... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Milimani got some of its own medicine being kicked off their old premises around Milimani Road, where Manyatta is located now. I think Milimani continues to provide misleading information about their business (also online, for example the weird warnings on their website) because it has not enough quality to compete in another way. Don’t expect the cool vibe or atmosphere... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I stayed here whilst going in and out of Africa and loved it! It's not a resort or a hotel but a simple and lovely place to catch up on some rest and get some quiet. I was with a big group so we kind of took over the place but there were others there traveling from all over the... More

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Address: Milimani Road | P.O Box 21005-00505, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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