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Chester House

Koinange Street, 3rd Floor | P.O Box 40392, Nairobi 00100, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #60 of 94 Specialty lodging in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014
Dale G Waxahachie, Texas, United States
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Waxahachie, Texas, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I love this place. It's a little older and there are always some snafus, but hey, this is Africa. But there's a sort of old world elegance to the place, something that you can feel rather than describe. It's a feeling of comfort and ease that I don't get at other places. The rooms are huge - even the Studio... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stayed there for a week and will try it the next time. The benefits: 1-Locating in the city center. 2- A comfortable suite (80 m2) 3- Good security. 4- You can have guests as much as you can without any limits. 5- The equipped Kitchen (Oven, Microwave, Sink) allows you to feel at home. 5- Good quality of internet.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I stayed here twice recently. Although the decor is a little dated, the facilities are good. Very friendly and efficient staff. Located in the Central Business District, so shops, bars and restaurants are close by. The main city park is also very nearby. The wifi was excellent. The hotel also has a good restaurant. I would use this hotel again... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Overall ok, nothing fancy,but the rooms are spacious clean. God stuff inroom safe, ok you have to have your own padlock but still an essential thing that one should find in every hotelroom. Security good, guards downstairs. If you have guests they check with you (telephone)when they leave. The room was kept tidy at all times and the staff was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I stayed here with four friends, we rented the 17th floor, Penthouse. The penthouse satisfied our needs with space and a great view of the city at night. We partied indoors and did not bother to go out the first night. The internet service was faulty and it was difficult to get online in the living room. One day we... More

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Paris, France
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191 hotel reviews
406 helpful votes 406 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Situated on the upper floors of a large, centrally-located downtown building that has retail and a pretty good restaurant/pub on lower levels, these apartments must have come into service sometime before the mid-1960s at the latest, and unrenovated since them -- everything in there is from a pre-plastic world. Almost a time capsule. Things have been patched together and are... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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72 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This was my second stay at the Chester House Apartments, and overall the place was as nice as I remembered it. It seems that all the rooms are the same, and my 1 bedroom apartment was very comfortable and roomy. It included a full kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Everything was quite clean. There was also a balcony on the... More

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Callaway, Minnesota
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I spent 4 days at the Chester House this past March 2012 on my way to the Coast and Mombasa and it was an excellent choice. The room was perfect, tons of hot water for the shower and it was quiet and the location was most central. And in booking at the Chester House, e mails were answered so fast... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

Chester House Apartments are located in the city centre of Nairobi – good location with Uluru and Central Parks just a minutes walk away, and restaurants and shops aplenty nearby. The apartments are roomy, with separate lounge, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. The kitchen includes a range of utensils so you can cook up a storm if you want. The place... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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32 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

I stayed at Chester House for a few days, and was very satisfied with the facilities. The kitchen was well-equipped, incl oven and microwave, and adequately stocked with dishes and cutlery. Bed comfortable, but only doubles available. Price was 112 UD$ a night. security good.

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Address: Koinange Street, 3rd Floor | P.O Box 40392, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
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Chester House offers the most spacious rooms in the heart of Nairobi. All our rooms are self contained, with a fully kitted kitchen, cable television, free wi-fi, a spectacular swimming pool and of course our patented balconies with stunning views over the city. Whether you want to get some serious work done, or put your feet up and unwind, Chester House Apartments provide unparalleled comfort and convenience. ... more   less 
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