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The Boma Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our check in at Boma was delayed by 1 hour. - not sure where the problem was but we'd booked and paid for an executive suite and this took a long time to sort out. Eventually we got the suite we'd paid for and it was very comfortable and well appointed. The executive lounge, which was included in the price,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful structure, located near the airport, but not particularly user friendly. Poor directions and zero signage to second floor gym and sauna facilities - which were hidden down a series of side staircases and long corridors. Tho clean and modern and impressive, it lacked the welcoming warmth of human hospitality that I enjoyed elsewhere in Kenya, perhaps the price... More

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is easily accessible & near Mombasa rd. We had a great experience here. The rooms are large clean & very attractive. the staff is very well groomed & professional, Food very good, excellent room service, Free Wi-Fi, very nice buffet... the list is endless.....keep it up

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

British Airway put me up here when our flight was cancelled. The hotel efficiently handled around 60 of us at midnight. Bravo. The rooms are large with a couple of Queen Anne chairs and desk with an ergonomic chair. WiFi is included. The restaurant has above average food. Buffet for breakfast and lunch. The staff was very helpful.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've enjoyed staying at The Boma, the employees are professional and respectful, the hotel is really nice, the rooms are clean and have a modern design, plus the food is really good. It's a do it again trip...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were booked at the Boma Inn, formerly the Redcourt Hotel, which I guess is the sister of Boma seeing as they are located on the same compound. It's conveniently located between the airport and the CBD. Day 1 The guy at the reception isn't sure about our reservations so it takes over an hour to have this sorted out.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is a short 20-25 minute drive to the international airport making it convenient getting in and out for travel. The hotel surroundings are uninspiring but the hotel itself was clean, modern and new. It has a very high quality gym, a spa and nice swimming pool. The staff is generally attentive, accommodating, smiling and willing to please, however... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at The boma. The staff is very nice, The rooms are great. We were happy that Brussels airlines paid for our stay. We don't know Anything about The rates. Great fun here, chique, but fun use The free sauna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a new hotel (opened in January 2013) with welcoming and professional staff and is owned by the Red Cross (the proceeds go to the Kenya Red Cross - their premises are adjacent to the hotel). I like the modern, upbeat decoration. The fitness room is quite good and the Security excellent. I ate at all the restaurants and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Boma hotel provide a luxurious and safe base while in Kenya. I visited for the second time for work and felt warmly welcomed back by the staff. The hotel has a lovely outdoor pool, a complete gym and three western-style restaurants. The breakfast (included) is truly exceptional for any hotel around the globe. If you are hankering for something... More

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Address: Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boma Nairobi 5*
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Hospitality has now become a new front in the fight against human suffering. Kenya Red Cross Society has taken this concept to the next level with the launch of The Boma Nairobi. This is a luxury deluxe hotel with an adjoining conference centre offering world-class hospitality, having every penny of profit funding the KRCS’s humanitarian work. This is 'hospitality with a conscience.' ... more   less 
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