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Milimani Road | P.O Box 21005-00505, Nairobi, Kenya
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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre
Ranked #41 of 117 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Olten, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Milimani Backpackers several times during December/January 2014/2015 between different trips in Kenya (safari, beach, Mt. Kenya). We stayed in a private room (called Simba). Accommodation The room was very big and had its own balcony and toilets/shower. It was clean and the equipment was fine, not luxury but perfect suited for own needs. The WiFi Connection was... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

First review I´ve ever written, but this needs to be known… Summary: Company delays departure and makes you do all your drives within a 24 hour timeframe so that they only have to pay for one day instead of two. They then produce a lot of lies and try to cover it up. Background: Apparently the Milimani Backpackers have moved... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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37 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice place, mostly because Nairobi lacks other nice hostels or campsites. Dorms are fine. Hot showers once in a while. Staff is very keen on the money, which is sometimes a little annoying. The safes are charged for, even if you use your own padlock. No self-catering facilities and dinner is quite expensive (for budget backpackers), which is frustrating given... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great atmosphere, cozy place, Friendly staff. It has tv, books, and give & take box for backpackers. Dorms are fine and clean, hot showers. Check for Milimani location, since they move around a lot. A good place to relax for a few days in nairobi.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in June 2014 having booked it from Australia. The staff were helpful and the food was so reasonably priced that I went back after I had even stayed at the Kivi Millman Hotel down the road. They had some handy brochures and the staff could speak good English. The first night I was in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I and my travel companion stayed in Milimani for several days at the end of July, 2014, and took a safari with them. For each: -- Accommodation: Totally sufficient and basic - with no problems. Value for the money (2,500 KSh for a double) seemed fine given the poor value of accommodation in Nairobi. -- Food: Food was very good,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed in the dorm at Milimani Backpackers for about one week before and after a safari. I used to stay at Upperhill Campsite/Backpackers, but it closed for renovations so I tried out this place. The dorm rooms are decent, but only about half of the beds have mosquito nets. I noticed that the place becomes substantially busier on Saturday... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

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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Address: Milimani Road | P.O Box 21005-00505, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi
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