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Kahama Hotel Nairobi

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Murang'a Road | P.O. Box 33003, Nairobi 00600, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #18 of 154 Nairobi B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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114 reviews 114 reviews
22 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Their motto is 'economy with style' and they do it well. If you're coming from the USA for a safari, especially from the western US it's nice to hang out for 48 hrs before to kick some of the jet lag. The Kahama is perfect for that. Walking distance to the Nairobi National Museum or you can hire a driver... More

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kahamahotel2014, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

thank you for your review about us. We commit ourselves to walk the talk towards our motto 'economy withstyle' as we offer value to all guests who visit and use our facility. More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I stayed here twice in April 2014 and found the staff friendly and enjoyed the inclusive morning breakfast. First time I had a room on the 1st floor near the patio where wash was hung to dry. That room was comfortable, but no view and had windows that didn't latch completely. The next time, i took a room on the... More

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kahamahotel2014, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Our core responsibility is to offer the best service at affordable price and we shall endeavour to give the same. We appreciate the confidence you have in us and promise to be at your service any time in kenya particularly in Nairobi. More

nairobi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Im a regular client in to this Hotel,Rooms are fab,Breakfast has good variety,Staffs are excellent,I like the car wash service and the Locations proximity to town where you could just walk to town rather than having to drive.Will definitely use this Hotel when in Nairobi

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kahamahotel2014, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about us on Tripadvisor. We enjoyed hosting you and look forward to hosting next time you will be in nairobi-Kenya. From the Kahama members we all wish you the very best in your endeavours. Asante More

Dili
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I stayed at Kahama for 3 nights and was very happy. The rooms were nice and clean and the staff very, very friendly. The restaurant was good and the breakfast was one of the best, I had in Kenya. There are always taxis available, but museum and Central Business District are in walking distance. Just be careful when you walk... More

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kahamahotel2014, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and honest opinion. We were delighted having you as our guest at Kahama Hotel Nairobi. We look forward to hosting you again any time in future when you will be in Nairobi. Asante Kahama Hotel Nairobi More

San Francisco, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The location of the hotel is nice, walking distance from the city center and the museum. The restaurant was nice and so was the food at reasonable prices. The room was nice and so were the beds. Wifi worked well in the restaurant.

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kahamahotel2014, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Jambo Nomade123, Thank you for your positive feedback about our hotel. Your sentiments will go a long way in helping us improve the service and the entire hotel. Our desire is to host you and many of your friends as and when you are in Nairobi. Regards Management More

Stuttgart, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

The Kahama Hotel is an excellent choice for visiting Nairobi and at really good value too compared to other places. The rooms are very nicely decorated, spacious and clean. Breakfast was outstanding and so was the other food we tried. All the staff are extremely helpful and friendly. The location is very safe and convenient very close to the city... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Though not ideally situated (surroundings, vincinity of a heavily jammed and all-day noisy roundabout), this hotel offers all the guarantees of comfort one might expect for a short stay in Nairobi: good value, good restaurant, wifi, breakfast, taxi service and, mostly appreciated, a great staff (hotel and restaurant) always smiling and ready to help.

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44 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights and were very happy with it, although it wasn't quite "budget", I'd say more "midrange" but I guess Nairobi is expensive. Breakfast was good, the wifi was fast (but only worked in the reception area) and the staff were friendly and helpful. Location was good - short walk to the centre of... More

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Even though we just stayed a few nights at the Kahama hotel, I only have positive feedback to give! The frontdesk was really friendly, the driver that the hotel fixed for us was really professional and I would like to give a special thank to the guys in the restaurant/bar! :) You guys rock! Gonna come and visit you when... More

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kahamahotelnbi, Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

We were greatly honoured to have you as one of our valued guests. Hope to host you next time in Nairobi. Thank you More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We would not recommend even for a stop over of 1 day as we did. No air-conditioning and bathroom very small and old. This despite we paid more to get "luxury" comfort room. By the way no lift and we were on 3rd floor. No hairdryer in the room and no possibility to have it!!!! and even get an extra... More

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Address: Murang'a Road | P.O. Box 33003, Nairobi 00600, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kahama Hotel Nairobi 4*
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Nairobi's best kept secret can now be revealed. Kahama Hotel Nairobi next to the Globe roundabout is Nairobi's answer to a 2-star hotel with the comforts of a 3-star Hotel. ... more   less 
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