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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place to be especially when overly tired... My wife and I had to unwind for two days at the Boma after our wedding which set a good pace for our honeymoon. This was so so rejuvenating...The room was spacious enough creating the right ambiance for us... Thanks to the wonderful staff always wanting to assist. The breakfast was soo... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at 10pm from Kenyatta airport after a flight from London overnighting enroute to Wilson airport to go to the Masai Mara at 8 am next morning. A people carrier picked thus for why is 6 mile trip - we were charged US$40. We then found we had been booked into the Boma Inn not the main hotel. Which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at The Boma from 27th to 31st July. It was a business visit and we were a group of six. I really had a great time. The hotel is clean and neat and the room was surprisingly luxurious. The staff are pleasant, the food is good and the location felt secure. My only criticism concerns room service. Room... More 

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel in good proximity to the airport. Staff are very friendly. Great breakfast included for us. Spacious rooms with adjoining doors for families. We had a couple of small omissions during our stay, but not even worth mentioning! A very pleasant base while visiting Nairobi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My arrival into Nairobi was late evening and my friend was arriving early next morning, so we needed a gathering point before heading out on our holiday. The folk at Giraffe Manor recommended The Boma. The hotel met me at the airport. Th driver was a friendly, happy person who efficiently dealt with my luggage and chatted with me on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was booked to this hotel by vintage africa on our recent safari, food is great a loved the restaurant downstairs, on our first night my husband and i wanted to get a brief history about nairobi and it enviroments and "John " the bellboy had it all in his fingertips... also recommended us to try the local beer tusker... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family arrived in Nairobi late in the evening after flying for about a day. We were exhausted and found the rooms comfortable and conducive to sleep. The next morning we had a wonderful breakfast and departed for the next part of our trip. We stopped back at The Boma after spending time in two camps and we all were... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is quite spacious and nice. But I always wonder why the hotels in Kenya do not have an iron in the room ? It wouldn't cost much. Especially if they want to call themselves business hotels. The food spread in the Buffett can definitely do with some variety and improvement. Otherwise overall it's a nice hotel

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location is perfect, a serene peaceful neighborhood away from the traffic jammed city center.proximity to the airport and to the city center great. the super friendly hospitable staff right from the entrance,the food is awesome. im an interior designer,and yes a big vote for the decor!spectacular large rooms,free WiFi..... after a busy day in Nairobi stuck in traffic,The Boma... More 

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to The Boma (not to Nairobi but due to Obamas visit my usual place booked up by the U.S. Secret Service) and took the opportunity to stay here and will return over my original choice for the future. Despite my airport transfer not turning up (and having had confirmed this the day before) I can't fault the rest... More 

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