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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Villeneuve, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 3 weeks travelling around Africa doing treks and safaris, The Boma was just what we needed at the end. Greeted at the door with hot towels and mango juice set the standard and the staff and management never let it drop after that. Nice pool area, nice restaurants, nice bar, nice rooms. Great hotel. Security was high level. I'd... More

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Mozimboa Da Praia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hotel with courteous staff. Highly professional. I really enjoyed my stay in this hotel. Not too far from the airport to avoid heavy traffic on your way to and from airport. Nice restuarant with varieties of food from local to continental dishes.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fairly new hotel which is very clean and nice. I struggled to sleep though due to the loud noise from the nightclub which I assume is nearby/next door?! Not very impressive. Also the shower was very dangerous......would be cold one second then would go boiling hot the next repeatedly done this

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether its a boutique hotel or a big hotel you are looking for, The Boma is the the place to stay. This was my second visit to the Boma, the first for 10 days in June, and again 3 weeks in July. I was greeted by name on my return and throughout my stay i was made to feel special,... More

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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All profits of the Boma go to fund Kenya's Red Cross Society. We organized a three day meeting in July with conference and residential needs FOR AROUND 50 PEOPLE. All in all excellent experience, with polite, service-oriented staffers all round. F&B was good standard, as also other services such as housekeeping, laundry, and the business centre. The spa however is... 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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