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ACK Guest House

Bishops Road off Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
ACK Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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upstate ny
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stayed one night prior to leaving from Nairobi airport. It was clean and comfortable and felt secure. The breakfast was available when we were up at 5 a.m. for our early flight. Everyone on staff was welcoming and helpful. It is more expensive than some other guest houses but was worth it for a comfortable night's sleep. I would definitely... More 

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The ACK Guesthouse is truly a home from home in a quiet and safe area near the 'Community Area' of Nairobi about 10-15 minutes walk, through Uhuru Park to the City Centre. I've stayed at the Guesthouse around 10 times and on each visit there have been major improvements to the building, most recently a renovated reception area and dining... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The reception are has recently undergone renovation, and it looks really nice, but the rooms need renovating as they are now looking a bit shabby, especially the bathrooms. It is good value, but for the price you can probably get a nicer hotel as there is so much choice in Nbo. It is a good downtown location. The buffet lunch... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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48 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Located in the heart of Nairobi, this is a guesthouse in every sense of the word. It is no frills and meals are set buffets with little choice. I wanted to get washing done after a month trekking Africa but they excluded underwear so I did my own. Room was comfortable, the one buffet meal I had was OK and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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70 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We think this place was overpriced at almost 7000 KSH for a double room per night. It's a good 10 minute walk into central CBD. Rooms were OK but not clean and bathrooms rather dirty. Breakfast is included and also wifi but breakfast is simple

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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I spent 3 nights at this Guest House in June 2013. My room was simple but clean. I could hear the people in the other rooms and the bathroom needed some serious upgrade. The shower had no pressure and really hard to adjust to a warm temperature. A copious breakfast is served in the main building but unfortunately every morning... More 

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Quarryville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

The setting around the facility is great and value for you money is great. Rooms are nice and well maintained and clean. Selection of food at the meals could use some improvement but food quality was fine. Screens in the windows would be a good idea.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Basic but comfortable, staff really friendly and helpful, very secure with 24hour guards at gates, fantastic breakfast! If you are stopping through Nairobi this is ideal, although probably not ideal for those with very young families or seeking luxury.

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San Diego, California
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Though it is a far cry from luxury, the ACK Guest House Nairobi is located in a very convenient location and serves delicious food (especially breakfast). As others have stated, the hotel is totally safe and solid. The guest rooms (especially the ones located in the behind the main building) are spacious and have all of the necessities. Since this... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The ACK Guesthouse is a safe and sensible place to stay in Nairobi. You don't need to stay in a fancy, overpriced hotel. ACK is a solid choice. It's not fancy, but the rooms are nice and comfortable, the breakfast is fine, service is good, and the location is excellent. It's located close to some of the very expensive hotels... More 

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