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The Boma Nairobi

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Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the service and room was great! Breakfast served at 4.30am was great! had to stay there unexpectedly due to missing Kenya airways connection Rooms were large and clean reception was great and so was checkout!

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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our quick one night stay in Nairobi at The Boma was delightful. Excellent front desk made check in easy & efficient. Our room was fairly large and very clean. Same for the bathroom. The breakfast buffet was huge with amazing local foods as well as the standards. The hotel is not that far from the airport. We were impressed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Boma is an excellent choice for an active stay in Nairobi. It has close proximity to the airport, city center and Langata road, the highway to most places of interest. The staff at The Boma is friendly and helpful the rooms are well appointed. Only criticism is the mattresses are too hard!

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Situated about 10-20 min from the international airport (depending on the traffic) but still much closer than most of the big 4-5* hotels down-town, this rather new place (opened in 2011) provides all the comfort travelers need and appreciate. Great spirit of hospitality, spacious rooms with a/c, spa, fitness and outdoor pool, restaurant, bar, coffee lounge, ... The staff is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel has beautiful rooms along with excellent gym facilities and good restaurants. The Tempo Bistro is particularly nice at night. The only downside is mediocre wifi. I will be glad to come back in the future.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, contemporary design, professional staff, good conference facilities, fine restaurants and good location for visiting Nairobi National Park. Also, owned by the Kenyan Red Cross. Highly recommend for business travelers well as vacationers.

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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of staying here for one night while we had a lay-over at Nairobi en route to Tanzania. The hotel is lovely and the staff friendly and accommodating – it was our first taste of East African hospitality (which we later learned is plentiful…). Very nice and spacious rooms; a real treat after a very long flight.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a hotel to stay and a friend recommended i try this hotel. Boma is a property owned by red cross and is far one of the best hotels i have stayed in. i arrived early in the morning and i was received by Bosco at the arrivals though a chilly morning, he helped me to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did you know it's owned by the Red Cross of Kenya? A fantastic CSR using their money so well and for good too. You can avoid the crazy traffic of Nairobi here. 15 mins from the airport. Beautiful big luxurious rooms. Modern clean chilled rooms. Fridge, shower bath and lots of amenities and the best of all, good food and... More 

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Nairobi
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meals, reception and customer service. You feel at home and I think this is the only way to support the Kenya Red Cross without straining. Everything is neat and the environment is welcoming. Not far away from the CBD and has good road network.

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AggreyB, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Jambo Charles, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and hope that in Boma, you have found a second home in Nairobi. Regards, Aggrey More 

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