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State House Road, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #69 of 100 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We walked in without a reservation and told them our budget (KSH 1,000) less than they wanted us to pay so we walked out, however they came after us saying they could give us the room - which we thought might be because they took pity on us. However, from other reviews and the terrible service I think they must... More

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Lucknow
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

You are going to hate it here.. at least for the first few days. There will be power outage, no water for the shower. But then you will settle down a bit and things will be okay. I have stayed there many times. an okay option if you can't find anything else.. but I am sure there will always be... More

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london
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

this hostel is horrible and dirty and even though its close to centre. do not attempt to walk back at night many have been attacked. a few times when i stayed there were faulty power cuts and OFTEN worst of all NO WATER!!. It would dissapear sporadically . and it was always cold. because of the above i left the... More

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Mountain View, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

I have stayed here several times by now, giving the benefit of the doubt because I like the location of the place. On various occasions, I had items stolen from the room, was cheated on the pricing, was lied to, was placed under duress by the greedy management - they sucked and are totally not reasonable. Even after I signed... More

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Address: State House Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
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Ranked #69 of 100 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Number of rooms: 47

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