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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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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After staying in other parts of Kenya for 2 weeks, it was very refreshing to stay at The Boma for a night before we left Kenya. The hotel is very nice and clean,seems almost new and the service was EXCELLENT! I enjoyed my conversations with numerous of the staff. I also felt the care given to us at the restaurants... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our flight was delayed out of Nairobi and we got to stay here. Thanks British Airways! The Boma is beautiful and the staff is friendly. The food is also very good. Very comfortable beds and large room.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our group stayed here twice..one night before and one after … our safari. The facility is top notch from the staff who pick you up at the airport to the desk staff to the bellmen. We had several members who were suffering stomach issues. Not only did they call a medical staff to come and tend to our needs, but... More 

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Oxford, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Have stayed overnight at the Boma, Nairobi on my last three visits to Kenya as it is now impossible to catch the last flight to Mombasa if arriving on BA due to the late arrival of the flight from Heathrow. As far as I am concerned this is money that I resent spending so the Boma was up against it... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very good hotel on the outskirts of Nairobi. Security prominent. Rooms are large and very comfortable. Staff are most helpful. The hotel is owned by the Red Cross and all profits are directly paid to them (after payment to staff and running costs).

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 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 August 29, 2014 via mobile

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 August 28, 2014

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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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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 August 25, 2014

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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