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UN Crescent | Gigiri, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Ranked #110 of 173 Nairobi B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean but shabby looking and very standard room. Thin mattress and wall paper thin. Could use renovation. Staff are friendly. Food mediocre. Place nothing special but close to UN. Flight delayed and staff at guest house waited up for us but car service never arrived at airport to pick us up. Maybe not be hotel's fault though.... No shampoo in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I enjoyed my stay there. the rooms have been renovated since my last stay and i can say they have done an amazing job. the executive rooms especially are really good for the rate they give. the breakfast is tasty and the staff are really friendly.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I stayed for one night and when departing, I forgot my coat. I called the number to ask the staff to hand it over to the driver. The lady said she will check. I called back less than a minute and she said she did not find it. This is not possible since it would have taken her more than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I simply loved it there, the place has really toped its game, relaxing in the evenings in the leafy bamboo treed backyard with a view of the well manicured garden in african designed Gazebos, from the last time i was here, I AM IMPRESSED, Shanema is better than home lol, when you there make sure you meet Albert, made my... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

Reasonably adequate rooms, but the walls are paper-thin and the staff spend half the night talking (or shouting) to each other in the hallways at full volume. Unbelievably inconsiderate. Also, the bathroom fixtures are just sad -- toilet takes an hour to refill (noisily), sink splutters like mad every time you turn on the tap and the shower door wouldn't... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

the atmosphere was quite exceptional due to its serene environment. I very much enjoyed myself and would recommend it to anyone. I liked its location the most not forgetting the service from the staff.

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Address: UN Crescent | Gigiri, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
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Ranked #110 of 173 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shanema Homes is located 250 metres from the UNEP headquarters in the upmarket Gigiri area in Nairobi and accessed through the UN Crescent opposite the American Embassy which serves the Village Market, and just minutes drive from the Nairobi CBD. You will find Shanema Homes ideally located for all your leisure and business needs. ... more   less 

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