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The Strand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gandhi Avenue | Nairobi West, Nairobi 00300, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Our group of 5 people stayed here both on arrival in Nairobi and before departure to Dubai. We were on a safari arranged by a local tour company. We stayed in 6 different rooms, and most of the rooms did not have working hot water. Half the rooms had either front doors that could not be locked, or bathroom doors... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Have been to The Strand hotel twice now and the experience have had makes one to come back over and over again...there is serenity and privacy in their rooms, The food is exquisite, samptuos and pre pared in an open kitchen concept , staff are warm to be around offering the best service and attention to details. I love their... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We misses our flight at Jomo Kenyatta international Airport to Dubai due to bad weather from the coastal region and we were recommended and book at at The Strand Hotel by the local airline because as they put it, "its a budget hotel offering 4 star services and conveniently located on the main highway neat the airport".We were taken to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Nice place to stay. Was in Nairobi for 4 days and stayed in one the deluxe rooms. good food clean room and friendly staff. the hotel picked me up for $25 they have a small nice office at the airport. would recommed it to any one travelling to kenya. Thanks Manuela - Italy

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Was desperate to find accom during my long layover in Nairobi this week. Recommended by the hotel booking Kiosk at airport. This hotel is in a dirty industrial part of Nairobi - Nairobi west. not really close to airport either. Disgusting tiny room for $ 100. Noisy and looks out onto run down apartment building. Dirty sheets. Filthy bathroom -... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

The Strand Hotel in Nairobi, no affiliation to the other International Strand Hotels chain, is located on the edge of the CBD in a packed neighbourhood with lots other small business. The area has 24hour establishments, a hospital and other hotels nearby. Security within the hotel is fair bu venturing out late for especially a foreigner would be inviting trouble... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011 via mobile

I spent six nights here this week and overall was happy. It's not the Hilton, but it's a friendly safe place to stay. my only issue was the mosquito net had a hole in. But, when I pointed that out they sorted that out. If you want a sub $50 hotel you could do much worse.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

We chose this hotel as there are no hotels at the airport in Nairobi, something that really needs to be fixed! It was reasonably priced, had a good looking website, appears on western sites such as Hotels.com, and was close to the main road out to the airport. I can't help but feel that The Strand spend all their money... More 

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Address: Gandhi Avenue | Nairobi West, Nairobi 00300, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strand Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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