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Tara Suites

United Nations Crescent | Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya
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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The room was large and more or less clean but the mattresses are extremely hard and not comfortable at all. Bathroom was old. I had to move the day after because I had meetings at night at another hotel and they made me pay for 3 nights that I would not be there, even though I begged them to please... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. When we booked they said that the cheaper rooms were fully booked. When we asked for the next room up and requested to pay at the cheaper rate suddenly a cheaper room became available. The next morning we realised that there were only three rooms booked. I also asked for a late check out only... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I liked the room sizes here, the staff were really friendly, they have a small garden in the back side. The breakfast was really great but lunch and dinner was little too expensive. There is a market called Gigiri Village Market in walking distance (5 minutes walk) which has a very nice food court with almost 20 different cuisines. If... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The hotel is very well maintained, with clean public areas and clean rooms. My room was huge, with very tall ceilings and a big bathroom with a shower. I had a corner room, which gave plenty of natural light. The area is quiet and it was easy to sleep in the very firm queen-sized bed. The sheets were soft and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I spent a week on a job for the UN in Gigiri and chose to stay in the vicinity - having earlier experienced the horrors of a hotel in town: the traffic just kills you! Tara was a good formula. I had a nice, spacious and comfortable room (and the manager added a desk so I could work at ease).... More 

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1 Thank Muverans
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We are now since four weeks in Tara Suites. The staff is very friendly, most of the rooms to rent are spacious, bright, quiet, affordable, have WiFi and TV. Village Market, a big shopping center, is a few minutes by foot away. Breakfast (fruits, pancakes, toast, jam, coffee, tea, juice) is included. The cook is good, you can order a... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

(This updates my previous review of September 17) I found the rooms comfortable and the staff friendly. I did have the unfortunate experience of feeling that I was taken advantage of. On one of the days in my stay my laundry was taken from my room and washed, though I had not asked for this to be done or put... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

I spent over a week at the Tara Suites attending business meetings in the UN Crescent. I found the rooms affordable, clean and spacious with all the amenities, the staff accommodating and friendly, and the hotel overall a quiet homey place to stay as an alternative to the larger hotels ion the area such as the Tribe. The two missing... More 

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Colette Q, Owner at Tara Suites, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you as a guest. We are close to completion on a spa at the lower level and do have plans to develop a fitness area. Your review was accurate and will help us improve accommodations for future guests. We aspire to make everyone feel at home without sacrificing amenities and necessities. Thank you so much... More 

Olney, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

It would be great to have TVs in the room and telephone services to enable individual choices to catch up with news, and also to call for emergencies in the comfort of one's room. It is also essential to put more furniture in the rooms 2 chairs for guests as needed esp. in the apartment section where I stayed. And... More 

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Thank Jimmiel M
Colette Q, Owner at Tara Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your suggestions have merit, will be shared in our development meeting, and will improve accommodations for future guests. Thank you again for taking the to share your thoughts. More 

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